Irish News editor Noel Doran said the  support for journalists “sends out a strong message that all the attempts at intimidation will have no effect on our coverage”. File photograph: Getty

A wide range of political and civic society has come out in condemning recent threats against journalists in Northern Ireland. In April, dissident r(...)

PSNI superintendent Gordon McCalmont said police had responded to a report of two petrol bombs being thrown over the city walls near the Memorial Hall. File photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Members of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) were attacked with petrol bombs in Derry on Saturday night. It happened near the Apprentice(...)

East Antrim lost its only nationalist seat in the North’s Assembly election. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

East Antrim lost its only nationalist seat in the North’s Assembly election, with the UUP ousting Sinn Féin stalwart Oliver McMullan. The veteran rep(...)

Oliver McMulllan of Sinn Féin:  different brands of unionists  want to uproot him. Photograph: Facebook

Sinn Féin is famous for playing the long game, growing slowly and, when it finally achieves its goal, laying down deep roots. That has been the way (...)

EAST ANTRIM CANDIDATES: Roy Beggs (UUP); Stewart Dickson (Alliance); Danny Donnelly (Alliance); David Hilditch (DUP); Noel Jordan (Ukip); Gordon Lyons (DUP); Jim McCaw (PUP); Margaret Anne McKillop (SDLP); Oliver McMullan (Sinn Féin); Maureen Morrow (UUP); Dawn Patterson (Greens); Alastair Ross (DUP); Conor Sheridan (Labour Alternative); John Stewart (UUP); Ruth Wilson (TUV).

Sinn Féin’s Oliver McMullan has described his victory in East Antrim as “a ringing endorsement” of his party’s policies. The man from the Glens of An(...)

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

Expect to see the presence of Nigel Farage in some of the towns of East Antrim, such as Larne and Carrickfergus, during the Northern Ireland Assembly(...)