Des Dalton: said he would be ‘untrue to myself and to ideas I passionately believe’  if he accepted his suspension by the party, and he had no choice but to resign. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Former Republican Sinn Féin president Des Dalton has resigned from the party after its ardchomhairle suspended him for arguing against violent actions(...)

Des Dalton at the Republican Sinn Féin shop Parnell Street in 2016. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Armed actions by dissident republicans are no longer helping to end partition but are distracting from traditional republican arguments for a united I(...)

The Sinn Féin commemoration at the republican plot at St Finbarr’s Cemetery in Cork. Earlier in the day, the Cork branch of the Workers Party also held a commemoration at the graveyard

Efforts to equate the Irishmen and women who fought in World War I and World War II with those who fought for Irish freedom is hugely misguided, Sinn (...)

Des Dalton, the president of Republican Sinn Féin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Republican Sinn Féin will be represented this weekend at a Russian government-funded conference in Moscow alongside a range of separatist groups from (...)

A flag bearer stands to attention at the unveiling of the Cross of Sacrifice at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to the memory of Irish men and women who fought and died in two world wars was unveiled today at a ceremony in Glasnevi(...)