David Simpson

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DUP leader Arlene Foster with deputy leader Nigel Dodds: Republicans who imagine Ms Foster pitted against Mr Dodds are like unionists who hoped for rows between Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

On Tuesday, as the DUP began retreating from a Stormont deal, it was forced to deny a split between its MPs and assembly members. “There is no p(...)

Ireland’s  Denis Lynch  riding All Star 5 during the Longines Global Champions Tour event  in London. Photograph: Linnea Rheborg/Getty Images

Denis Lynch fared best of the three Irish riders competing at five-star level at the Global Champions Tour in London on Friday when second in the 1.55(...)

Alliance candidate for West Belfast Sorcha Eastwood casts her vote in the 2017 General Election, with her husband, Dale Shirlow, in tow. Photograph: PA

As counting continues to decide the identity of 18 Northern Ireland MPs to be elected to the House of Commons, Dublin and London were monitoring the r(...)

Arlene Foster has urged unionists to rally behind the DUP to demonstrate to Sinn Féin that there is little or no prospect of a referendum on unity succeeding. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

More than 700,000 voters are expected to go to the polls in Northern Ireland on Thursday to decide which 18 MPs will be elected to the next Westminste(...)

There are more than 1.2 million eligible to vote in this week’s general election in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland voters will cast their ballots on Thursday for the seventh time in three years (one council, one EU referendum, one European, two Ass(...)

Shane Sweetnam helped Ireland to joint-third place in the Italian five-star Nations’ Cup in Rome. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There were emotional celebrations in Rome on Friday when the home team won the Italian five-star Nations’ Cup for the first time in 32 years. Jumping(...)

Ireland’s Denis Lynch won a car valued at almost €60,000 when he landed the Mercedes-Benz Championship  in Hamburg with Rushy  RMF Echo. Photograph: Adam Ihse/AFP/Getty Images

Irish show jumping riders were in excellent form on Thursday with wins at five-star shows in Germany and Italy. On the Global Champions’ Tour in Hamb(...)

The PSNI is carrying out an investigation into the death of a 15-year-old girl in Co Armagh on Saturday. File photograph: Getty Images

The PSNI is carrying out an investigation into the death of a 15-year-old girl in Co Armagh on Saturday. It is believed that the girl, a student of (...)

Arlene Foster’s comment about Michelle O’Neill’s hair colour was in essence all part of the interminable orange and green squabble. Photograph: Getty

As the Westminster election slips into a faster gear in Northern Ireland, there will be much discussion of Brexit, reinstating Stormont, the colour of(...)

Tom Elliott: in 2015 when the DUP also stood aside, Mr Elliott took the seat from Michelle Gildernew by just over 500 votes. Photograph:  Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

The DUP has decided not to run a candidate in the Westminster election in Fermanagh-South Tyrone, where the outgoing Ulster Unionist Party MP Tom Ell(...)

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