Mary Casey with a photograph of her father, Jack McCann,  who was killed in an IRA attack on a customs post in 1972. Photograph: Simon Carswell

Mary Casey remembers how her father Jack gave pocket money to the children to buy sweets when he came home in his lorry to Inniskeen, Co Monaghan. “Da(...)

Lord Empey wants  the British government to  use its veto on the UN Security Council to gain commitments about compensation before it would agree to the unfreezing of the Libyan assets in England.

Any attempt by the British government to use frozen Libyan assets in England to compensate IRA victims of weapons and explosives smuggled into Norther(...)

According to InfraStrata: “Whilst a Brexit ‘No Deal’ generally increases uncertainty, the directors do not believe that it will affect this application”

InfraStrata, the AIM listed company seeking to develop a new natural gas storage facility in Northern Ireland capable of providing more than 25 per ce(...)

In relation to Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance US president Donald Trump said: ‘we’re going to get to the bottom of it and there will be severe’ punishment: Reuters

US president Donald Trump said does not want to “hurt jobs” by sanctioning Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, but has nonetheless(...)

 A defaced ‘Welcome to Northern Ireland’ sign is displayed on the Border in Derry. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

Why is the Irish Border such a big deal with Brexit? The 499-kilometre border running from Carlingford Lough to Lough Foyle will become the only land(...)

Campaigner Gina Miller arrives at the Sean Hollywood Arts Centre in Newry. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Former US senator George Mitchell, who played a central role in the 1998 Belfast Agreement, has appealed to Brexit negotiators not to forsake the hard(...)

Sarah Ewart (right) and her mother Jane Christie outside the court in Belfast to seek a declaration of incompatibility with human rights law in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A fresh legal challenge against Northern Ireland’s restrictive abortion laws has been mounted. Sarah Ewart is applying for a judicial review, seeking(...)

What should the Government do, particularly in the context of the budget? Photograph: Alan Betson

How should the Government prepare for Brexit? With the budget now a matter of days away, it is only to be expected to hear calls for the Irish economy(...)

Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley said the  Chequers proposal is ‘a good deal for Northern Ireland”’. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Theresa May’s Chequers plan is the “only proposal” that delivers on Britain’s objective to leave the European Union, the Secretary of State for Northe(...)

 Anglo-Irish bank Headquarters on St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Seamus Murphy was something of a maverick in Dublin’s small stockbroking community in late 2006 when he suddenly turned negative on Irish banks. That(...)

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