Unionist leaders have accused Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of not being prepared to sit down and discuss Brexit directly with them. After British prime min(...)

It wasn’t until the 1980s that Gerry Adams (above) and Martin McGuinness began driving forward the policy of the Armalite and the ballot box. Photograph: Pat Langan

The difference between the politics of a quarter of a century and a half a century ago in Northern Ireland is that in 1969, there was a single-party u(...)

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On the Shankill Road in Belfast, the streets still lie strewn with the red, white and blue bunting from the Twelfth of July festivities. A gaggle of (...)

(From left)  Lord Empey, Robin Swann and Steve Aiken of the Ulster Unionist Party outside Stormont Parliment buildings. Photograph: PA

A former Ulster Unionist Party leader has proposed the creation of a new North-South ministerial body as a means of monitoring and regulating trade ac(...)

Celebrating the 1994 IRA ceasefire in Belfast. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

The Provisional IRA called its ceasefire 25 years ago on this date (August 31st, 1994). There might be a memory that after more than 3,000 deaths, of (...)

Sinn Féin welcomed the funding from the late William Hampton, who was registered as an elector in the UK. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

An English former mechanic and driver who spent some time in Ireland has left £1.5 million to Sinn Féin in his will. The North’s Electoral Commission(...)

A file image from 1994 of  then Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams (right) and Martin McGuinness.  Photograph: The Irish Times

Persuading the IRA leadership to call its August 31st, 1994 ceasefire was a “close call”, former Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has stated when marki(...)

Arlene Foster welcomed the move to suspend the UK parliament. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA

DUP leader Arlene Foster has welcomed British prime minister Boris Johnson’s decision to seek the suspension of the Westminster parliament which has b(...)

Forensics examining the scene outside a petrol station in Co Down where a murder investigation has begun. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

The victim of the shooting in Co Down on Monday night has been named formally as 54-year-old Malcolm McKeown, a well-known career criminal with loyali(...)

Both leaders spoke by phone in the waeke of the incident. Photographs: Liam McBurney/PA Wire and Peter Nicholls/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British prime minister Boris Johnson were among those to condemn the suspected dissident bomb attack at Wattle Bridge close(...)

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