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A Plymouth Brethren chapel and congregation. A sort of urban Amish, they eschewed television, radio and cinema, in addition to observing the more familiar Old Testament strictures against drinking, dancing and licentiousness.

When I lived in Portadown, my town centre neighbourhood was home to a Plymouth Brethren congregation. A sort of urban Amish, they eschewed television(...)

Arlene Foster: The DUP leader has said Northern Ireland can’t continue in a “decision-making limbo” but there seems to be no  immediate prospect of a political breakthrough, Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

“It can’t go on like this,” a Stormont civil servant moaned to The Irish Times. The public just don’t seem to have got the fact that Northern Ireland (...)

 Róisín Upton, Kathryn Mullan, Ayeisha McFerran, Anna O’Flanagan, Grace O’Flanagan, Yvonne O’Byrne, Nicola Evans and Chloe Watkins of Ireland celebrate their victory during the semi-final game between Ireland and Spain of the Womens Hockey World Cup on Saturday. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Once more unto the breach - Ireland’s women’s hockey team go for gold in the World Cup final on Sunday in London. They face the seven times winners (...)

 Minister for Sport Shane Ross has been urged to  re-examine the funding of Irish hockey in the wake of this week’s success. Photograph: Sandra Mailer/Inpho

A civic reception will be held in Dublin on Monday for the Irish women’s hockey team after their historic silver medal in the World Cup. A special ev(...)

 DUP leader Arlene Foster said her party was ‘committed to securing a Brexit deal that provides a seamless, frictionless border with the Republic of Ireland’. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

DUP leader Arlene Foster has urged the UK’s Brexit negotiators to show “more mettle” and face down those who prophesise disaster for Northern Ireland (...)

Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald:  these past few days she has been less than sure-footed on a key and highly sensitive issue. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

When “you’re explaining you’re losing” is a Ronald Reagan phrase Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald will be familiar with, and in recent days she h(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

The DUP leader Arlene Foster has insisted her party will not sign up for a standalone Irish language Act in any new set of negotiations aimed at resto(...)

Former first minister Peter Robinson addressing the MacGill Summer School. Photopgraph: North West Nespix

Peter Robinson’s comments about a united Ireland at the MacGill Summer School in Glenties on Friday annoyed and upset different strands of unionism, a(...)

Former Northern Ireland first minister and DUP leader  Peter Robinson. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Former Northern Ireland first minister Peter Robinson’s has been accused of becoming a “Sinn Féin echo chamber” after suggesting that preparations sho(...)

DUP MP Ian Paisley at the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee at Parliament Buildings, Belfast, on Monday.  Photograph: PA

Senior DUP figures appeared to be resigned to the likelihood of a Westminster North Antrim byelection following the findings against Ian Paisley by th(...)

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