Michael Collins was killed on August 22nd, 1922, by republicans who ambushed his army convoy at Béal na mBláth, Co Cork.

Fine Gael Minister for Justice, Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands Heather Humphreys is set to deliver the oration at (...)

Mo Hume, youngest of John and Pat Hume’s five children, at the family home in Derry, with a portrait of her father behind. ‘Life was really rich,’ she says. ‘I just remember lots of laughter and lots of stories.’ Photograph: Trevor McBride

Growing up in the Hume family home in West End Park in Derry in the 1960s, 1970s and later could be “bedlam”, says Mo Hume, youngest of John and Pat H(...)

Police at the scene in Brompton Park, Belfast, where a baby died and another young child was critically injured following a stabbing incident. Photograph: Jonathan McCambridge/PA

Police in Belfast have confirmed they are not looking for anyone else following the arrest of a 29-year-old woman over the suspected murder of a baby (...)

People confront British soldiers on William Street in Derry minutes before paratroopers opened fire, killing 14 civilians on what became known as Bloody Sunday. Photograph: Getty

There are few things as meaningless as a Stormont consensus. The Northern Ireland assembly was recalled this Tuesday for an SDLP motion rejecting UK (...)

 DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said the British government was illustrating that the ‘protocol is not working’. File photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The British government’s demands for a new deal on the Northern Ireland protocol prompted different political responses in the North. The DUP describe(...)

Des O’Malley with Mary Harney. Photograph: Pat Langan

Des O’Malley has been described as a “giant of politics” and mould-breaking leader who the State owes a “significant debt of gratitude”. Mr O’Malley,(...)

SDLP deputy leader Nicola Mallon speaking in the Northern Ireland Assembly. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Stormont Assembly members broke from their summer recess on Tuesday to express their united opposition to British government proposals to ban all pros(...)

British paratroopers take away demonstrators on Bloody Sunday after the paratroopers opened fire on a civil rights march on January 30th, 1972 in the Bogside area of Derry, killing 14 civilians. Photograph: Getty

MLAs will return to Stormont on Tuesday to tell the UK government that they will not accept plans to end prosecutions for Troubles crimes. The Assemb(...)

Minister for  Foreign Affairs  Simon Coveney: “Some have sold the British government’s position during the week as a fait accompli. There is no fait accompli.” Photograph:  John Thys/AFP

The leaders of the North’s five main parties held “robust” discussions with the UK government’s northern secretary on Friday over plans to end all Tro(...)

Brexit minister David Frost will next week outline Britain’s proposals for changing the way the protocol is implemented. File photograph: Aris Oikonomou/AFP/Getty Images

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Jeffrey Donaldson has told MPs that his party will not support any overhaul of the Northern Ireland protocol u(...)

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