Members of Saoradh after they marched in Dublin city centre on Saturday afternoon. Photograph: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

Every year dissident republican groups hold military-style marches in Northern Ireland and the Republic to mark the 1916 Easter Rising. In the South,(...)

Dylan Quinn, founder of the ‘We Deserve Better’ campaign, during his walk from Enniskillen to Stormont. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

An Enniskillen man is walking to Stormont in protest at the lack of a functioning government in Northern Ireland. Dylan Quinn is traversing 145km to(...)

A counter protest by loyalists  at an anti-internment march in Belfast city centre, which passed off peacefully. Past conflict continues to feed present anger but could that alone restart conflict?  Photograph: Mark Marlow/PA

Fifty years after the Civil Rights Association was beaten off the streets northern nationalists are once again a “restless people”, SDLP leader Colum (...)

Martin McGuinness shortly after he was appointed minister for education in 1999. His comment about having been “on the run” “was not the kind of comment to instil confidence in the future”. Photograph: Ferran Paredes/Reuters

On a recent visit to New York, I fulfilled a long-held ambition to walk over the famous Brooklyn Bridge. The construction of this bridge was not witho(...)

Thousands ake part in the 25th annual Belfast Pride parade on August 1st, 2015 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Belfast Pride was one of just five parades that drew a protest during this year’s marching season in Northern Ireland. The most peaceful marching sea(...)

Around 50 people gathered in Belfast to hear speeches from Britain First leaders Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

An anti-fascist protester was arrested after a soft drink can was thrown at far-right Britain First leaders gathered outside Belfast City Hall on Sund(...)

Orangemen and women make their way past the nationalist Ardoyne area in Belfast. Photograph: Getty Images

The normally contentious Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast took place on Wednesday without incident or protest. As tens of (...)

Orangemen gathered for a dress rehearsal over the weekend, known as the ‘Mini Twelfth’. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The fields around the quaint Co Armagh village of Richhill are usually quiet, bar the sounds of farmers at work, but they will today host the world ’s(...)

Dublin & Wicklow Orange Lodge: Chris Thackaberry. Photograph: Bryan Meade

The Orange Order was once embraced in some southern counties, as is amply illustrated by a folk tale about two men from the Co Cavan village of Killes(...)

Drumcree parade: police stop Portadown Orangemen from walking down Garvaghy road. Photograph: Matt Bohill/Pacemaker Press

For the 19th year in succession Portadown Orangemen were barred from completing their annual Drumcree parade by marching down the nationalist Garvaghy(...)

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