With Brexit looming, the growing clamour for a referendum on a united Ireland and calls to close the Border as a consequence of Covid-19, it is not history.

The Government of Ireland Act (1920), which became law 100 years ago today, remains one of the most relevant pieces of legislation ever passed in Iris(...)

Steve Aiken makes speaking to Ulster Unionist Party colleagues at the Hilton Hotel in Templepatrick, Co Antrim on Saturday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Northern Ireland joined the European Union as one and must either “leave as one or remain as one”, Steve Aiken said as he was formally elected as new (...)

Founder of the paramilitary Ulster Volunteer Force Edward Carson. Photogrpah: by Central Press/Getty Images
The North and 1918

The year 1918 has for long been seen as a critical turning point in the emergence of the Irish revolution. Constitutional nationalism continued its re(...)