Peter Geoghegan contends that the money was channelled to the DUP through the official Vote Leave campaign. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Longford-born journalist Peter Geoghegan was sitting in a train carriage in Newcastle just before the Brexit referendum in 2016 when a quest began to (...)

DUP party leader Arlene Foster. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

As a rule of thumb, whatever the DUP says is good, is bad economically, and whatever it says is bad tends to bring distinct economic advantages. If ev(...)

Sinn Féin’s Máirtín Ó Muilleoir: The DUP spent three times more on a Brexit newspaper ad than they did on May’s Assembly election. Photograph: PA

The DUP has dismissed a call by Sinn Féin to disclose more information about a large donation it received to support the Leave side in last June’s Bri(...)

Arlene Foster told the BBC in February she did not even know how much the mystery donor had given the party.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

If Northern Ireland were a normal democracy, the election campaign would be dominated by a single question: how did the Democratic Unionist Party end (...)

 DUP leader and former first minister Arlene Foster faced scrutiny last week after claiming she did not know how much the party had been given by a then-unnamed mystery donor. File photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

DUP leader Arlene Foster has defended her handling of questions around a major donation that bankrolled the DUP’s £425,000 pro-Brexit campaign. The f(...)

Jeffrey Donaldson  denied suggestions the DUP broke the spirit of electoral law with its Metro wraparound, circulated only in Britain. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Constitutional Research Council (CRC) has been revealed as the pro-union group that donated £425,622 to the DUP’s Brexit campaign. On Friday morn(...)