Dolores Kelly and SDLP leader Colum Eastwood  at the Oxford Island Nature Centre in Lurgan for the launch of the party’s Northern Ireland election campaign on Monday. File photograph: Getty Images

SDLP stalwart Dolores Kelly is back in the electoral game in Upper Bann. The former deputy leader is seeking re-election after last year losing the se(...)

Police have uncovered what is believed to be a significant dissident republican arms hide in Co Armagh. Firearms and munitions were discovered during an ongoing two-day search operation on the outskirts of Lurgan. Photograph: Pacemaker

Arms, explosives and other material discovered in Co Armagh and described as a “major” dissident republican weapons cache were in an “advanced stage o(...)

UPPER BANN CANDIDATES: Sydney Anderson (DUP); Doug Beattie (UUP); Jo-Anne Dobson (UUP); Roy Ferguson (TUV); Harry Hamilton (Alliance); Emma Hutchinson (NI Lab Rep); David Jones (Ukip); Dolores Kelly (SDLP); Martin Kelly (Cannabis is Safer than Alcohol); Simon Lee (Greens); Carla Lockhart (DUP); Sophie Long (PUP); Stephen McCarroll (Ind); Ian Keith Nickels (Conservatives); John O’Dowd (Sinn Féin); Kyle Savage (UUP); Catherine Seeley (Sinn Féin).

The constituency of Upper Bann was the last to be declared on Saturday evening, with Sinn Féin’s Catherine Seeley and outgoing education minister John(...)

The Northern Ireland Assembly election will take place on Thursday, May 5th. Each of the 18 constituencies – including Upper Bann – will elect six Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs).

Sinn Féin is putting a huge effort into getting two MLAs elected in Upper Bann . Former SDLP deputy leader Dolores Kelly is facing a tough battle t(...)

David Simpson (DUP) criticised what he described as a  ‘ despicable’ attack on my family during the election campaign.

It was a campaign that “slumped to the gutter”, David Simpson declared as he retained his seat in Westminster.After a tough contest, the Democratic Un(...)

DUP candidate Ian Paisley jnr walks along the Dark Hedges whilst out canvassing  in Ballymoney, Co Antrim. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

On the macro front, the Westminster general election results in Northern Ireland could have a bearing on whether David Cameron or Ed Miliband is the n(...)

Upper Bann is one of those classic electoral triangles where whoever sells his or her message best will have the best chance of victory. It wor(...)

British prime minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha look at weapons during their visit to the ‘Game of Thrones’ television set in Belfast on Tuesday. Photograph: Reuters/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool

British prime minister David Cameron’s flying visit to Northern Ireland on Tuesday helped to crank up public interest in the Westminster general elect(...)

Gerry Craughwell has  beaten John McNulty in the Seanad byelection

Victorious Seanad byelection candidate and former member of the British Army Gerard Craughwell has paid tribute to Sinn Féin TDs and Senators for supp(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan says he has voted in the Seanad byelection but not for Fine Gael candidate John McNulty.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has confirmed he has voted in the Seanad byelection, but not for Fine Gael candidate John McNulty - who (...)

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