Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald, former  leader Gerry Adams, and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill at the funeral of senior Irish republican  Bobby Storey in west Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Four of the five parties in government in Northern Ireland will this week call in the Assembly for an apology from the Deputy First Minister following(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster during a press conference at the grounds close to Colebrooke Parish Church in Co Fermanagh. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Michelle O’Neill’s apology for hurt caused to grieving families by her presence at the funeral of Belfast republican Bobby Storey on Tuesday “falls sh(...)

Michelle O’Neill acknowledged that she was wrong to have had a selfie taken with two of the mourners. Photograph: Sinn Féin/PA Wire

Once again Stormont is in crisis mode. The leaders of the DUP, the SDLP, the Unionist Party and Alliance want Sinn Féin Deputy First Minister Michelle(...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald (left) and the North’s Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill during Bobby Storey’s funeral. Photograph: PA

The row has escalated over allegations that Sinn Féin breached Covid-19 social distancing rules at Bobby Storey’s funeral on Tuesday with the DUP call(...)

DUP’s Sammy Wilson. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Almost six hectares of land [14 acres] could become a border control post at the port of Larne from next year, the area’s MP has told the House of Com(...)

Northern Ireland’s Victims’ Commissioner Judith Thompson told the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee that victims and survivors of the Troubles are now faced with legislation ‘driven through Westminster that does little for them’.   File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

The “unpicking” of the agreement to deal with Northern Ireland Troubles’ legacy issues has led to a “severe dilution” of what was proposed, a member o(...)

Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald at Leinster House. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Mary Lou McDonald has predicted she will eventually become taoiseach, insisting Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil can only delay Sinn Féin’s journey to power.(...)

Sinn Féin’s John Finucane was elected as the MP for North Belfast in the 2019 election. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Sinn Féin had the highest campaign spending of any political party in Northern Ireland in the December 2019 Westminster election while the Greens had (...)

Northern Ireland First Minster Arlene Foster  and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill after a Northern Ireland Executive press conference on Monday. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Northern Ireland’s health minister, Robin Swann, has criticised the Government in Dublin for its failure to keep the Executive in Belfast informed of (...)

The North’s First Minister Arlene Foster pledged to work to keep post-Brexit checks on goods crossing the Irish Sea minimal. File photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

The North’s First Minister Arlene Foster has said the implications of the Republic’s borrowing during the coronavirus crisis and membership of the Eur(...)

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