Britain’s prime minister Theresa May is on the verge of quitting, according to speculation. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Theresa May’s key Brexit legislation has been pulled from the Commons schedule, prompting speculation the British prime minister is on the verge of qu(...)

The Border near the Quinn Cement manufacturing plant in Co Cavan. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Nigel Dodds had a valid point. Albeit, perhaps not quite the point he intended to make. The DUP MP, speaking on BBC’s Newsnight on Tuesday, rubbished(...)

 President Michael D Higgins and Britain’s Prince Charles talk during a visit to the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation in Co Wicklow. Photograph:  Neil Hall/EPA

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are visiting Co Wicklow on Monday in a trip aimed at further strengthening Anglo-Irish relations. They me(...)

Locals re-enact the Knocklong rescue on the streets of the Co Limerick village on Thursday night

Historian and former Government minister Dr Martin Mansergh has criticised those who claim that the War of Independence was not justified. Dr Manserg(...)

Members of the public tend to the injured following the detonation of a bomb on Talbot Street in Dublin in May 1974. Photograph: Tom Lawlor

The British government has been asked for a “concrete response” concerning information it might have relating to the Dublin-Monaghan bombings. Minist(...)

File photograph of British army intelligence officer Robert Nairac

Captain Robert Nairac was not involved in the Dublin-Monaghan bombings or other incidents of loyalist collusion during the Troubles, a senior figure i(...)

 Sara Canning, partner of Lyra McKee speaks at a rally for the murdered journalist on  April 19th, in  Derry. File photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The partner of murdered journalist Lyra McKee has called for the British government to legislate for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Sara Can(...)

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Karen Bradley said a public consultation on draft legislation had identified a series of key issues related to the redress scheme for abuse victims that needed to be hammered out. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Northern Secretary Karen Bradley has pledged to legislate to compensate abuse victims in Northern Ireland but only once fundamental questions about th(...)

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage on the Andrew Marr Show on BBC television. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC via Getty Images

Some of the most insightful reporting into Britain’s Brexit contortions is found in the non-UK press. A German news magazine reported that Jacob Rees-(...)

Theresa May has announced a year-long Festival of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for 2022. Photograph: PA

An influential British think tank has urged the British government not to go ahead with a UK-wide festival in 2022 because it clashes with the centena(...)

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