Lord Kilclooney: ‘I did not know her name and identified her with the term Indian. Most people understood.’ File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Lord Kilclooney, the former Ulster Unionist Party MP John Taylor, has come in for renewed criticism after he described the United States vice-presiden(...)

Peter Osborne, head of the North’s Community Relations Council: “We must keep moving forward with a clear and credible path for reconciliation.”

The British and Irish governments must “rediscover their concerted and often visionary approach” to move politics forward in Northern Ireland, the hea(...)

Martin McGuinness. The late former  deputy first minister of Northern Ireland campaigned to avoid Brexit. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

In one of his last acts as a politician, Martin McGuinness resigned as deputy first minister of Northern Ireland in January, resulting in the subseque(...)

Michael Gove: wrote a pamphlet in 2000 called ‘Northern Ireland: the Price of Peace’ in which he compared the Belfast Agreement to the appeasement of the Nazis in the 1930s and the condoning of the desires of paedophiles. Photograph: Jeff Overs/EPA

Michael Gove is a “fanatic” who would be “dangerous” for the Northern Irish peace process and North-South relations if he won the Conservative Party l(...)

The Detail’s story on the historic buildings in  Northern Ireland at greatest risk included the 18th-century Kilwaughter Castle in Larne, Co Antrim

Belfast investigative website The Detail has announced it would expand its work and recruit new journalists. The Detail is a not-for-profit digital (...)

A poster campaign highlighting political failures in the peace process has been launched by Belfast-based news and analysis website The Detail.

A poster campaign highlighting political failures in the peace process has been launched by the Northern Irish news and analysis website The Detail.(...)

The Detail, a Belfast-based news and analysis website, has pulled together statistics from various sources to “paint a picture of modern Northern Ireland”.

Changes in the demographics of Northern Ireland mean the percentage of Protestants and Catholics living in the region is now closer than at any time i(...)

The failure of Stormont to provide Northern Ireland-wide agreements over issues such as flying the union flag or the official use of the Irish language has seen local councils going on solo runs over the status given to British or Irish identity. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

You’ve heard it said a thousand times in relation to politics in Northern Ireland: “Politics never changes in this place . . .”But it does. Society in(...)

“The recent union flag controversy is perhaps the most obvious example of blows suffered by loyalists in general,” says Rev Mervyn Gibson, Orange Order chaplain. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters.

Failure lies in wait for young working-class Protestant males. That is the stark warning in a recent Community Relations Council report presented to t(...)

Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness said they want a blueprint to deal with parades, flags and the past by Christmas and they want somebody of(...)