James Byrne and James McMahon attend last weekend’s Irexit: Freedom to Prosper conference in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan Meade

Flames of populism may have ignited the political infernos of Donald Trump and Brexit in 2016 and sparked growing Euroscepticism across Europe, but in(...)

Dermot Gallagher: he was closely involved in efforts to ensure the establishment of a stable powersharing administration in the North. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Former Department of Foreign Affairs secretary general Dermot Gallagher, who died on Sunday, played a key role in the Northern peace process. Mr Ga(...)