Clare Bailey

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From left to right: Sinn Féin’s Martina Anderson, Alliance leader Naomi Long and Diane Dodds from the DUP at the count centre in Derry on Monday. Photograph: Freya McClements

Alliance leader Naomi Long, the DUP’s Diane Dodds and Martina Anderson of Sinn Féin have been elected as Northern Ireland’s MEPs. The DUP candidate D(...)

Counting in the local elections at Belfast City Hall. Photograph: Rebecca Black/PA Wire

The atmosphere under the Dome of Delight at Belfast City Hall was buzzing at the weekend as 60 councillors were elected to the North’s largest lo(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster with Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald and Michelle O’Neill at the Lyra McKee funeral in Belfast last month. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Ian Knox had a good cartoon in the Irish News on Saturday. It showed the leaders of the Alliance and Green parties, Naomi Long and Clare Bailey, strid(...)

Clare Bailey: ‘The effects of climate breakdown know no national boundaries and do not recognise lines drawn on a map.’ File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA File photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

Climate “breakdown” rather than Brexit is the defining issue of our time, the leader of the Green party in Northern Ireland Clare Bailey has told her (...)

Emma Little Pengelly has won the Belfast South Westminster seat for the DUP, unseating SDLP stalwart Dr Alasdair McDonnell. Ms Little Pengelly paid (...)

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) candidate Emma Little-Pengelly campaigning for the upcoming election in Belfast. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

In South Belfast, a stealthy ground war is being fought – particularly by the DUP troops who are being led by a retired political general. For the DU(...)

A dog waits outside as a voter goes into a polling station in Belfast South. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

The six outgoing MLAs in Belfast South are seeking re-election to Stormont and so, with all 18 constituencies reduced from six to five seats each, one(...)

Former justice minister Claire Sugden (centre)  is running as an Independent in East Derry. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Northern Ireland is dominated by tribal politics, but smaller parties and independents continue to stand for election in the hope of a breakthrough in(...)

Michelle O’Neill replaced Martin McGuinness as Sinn Féin’s leader in the North last month; Arlene Foster has been running the DUP since 2015 and last year Naomi Long took over as Alliance Party leader. Photographs: Agencies

Despite the leaders of Northern Ireland’s two largest parties being women, female candidates make up less than a third of the candidates vying for ele(...)

Steven Agnew of the Green Party in Northern Ireland:  “I believe that people are ahead of their politicians on many of the issues that have been sticking points in the past.” Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

In a world of Orange and Green sectarian politics, the Green Party leader in Northern Ireland insists it offers the most progressive, non-sectarian c(...)

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