David Trimble

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 President of the Ulster Farmers’ Union Barclay Bell: “If we went out with a very negative message at the moment, farmers would be in despair.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Barclay Bell, who farms 200 acres near Rathfriland in Co Down, received several telephone calls on the Friday morning after the Brexit referendum resu(...)

Bob Dunfey:  February 9th, 1928-August 23rd, 2016

Robert “Bob” Dunfey snr, who has died at the age of 88 with Parkinson’s disease, epitomised the Irish-American success story. From running a fried cl(...)

The reality is that both the Dublin and Belfast Governments will be very keen to keep the border as open as possible. It is unlikely that controls on personal movements will be introduced, and certain that no trains will be stopped as Fintan O’Toole suggested recently. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Much has made recently of the fact that Northern Ireland voted to remain in the EU. In the UK as a whole, 52 per cent voted to leave but in Northern I(...)

UK home secretary Theresa May: clear favourite to win, with more than 100 pledges of support from MPs. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Conservative MPs start the process of selecting a new leader today as the frontrunner, home secretary Theresa May, faced criticism for refusing to of(...)

Nesbitt had been forced by disappointing poll results to take a last desperate gamble, with no better plan than disrupting the environment and hoping for more favourable conditions.  Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com

Evolution is a gradual process wherein species continually adapt to prevailing conditions. In a process rarely seen in nature, Mike Nesbitt dramatica(...)

SDLP leader, Colum Eastwood, has a very big decision to make. Photograph: Arthur Allison.

The story was supposed to be about the First Minister and Deputy First Minister and maybe to a lesser extent about Eamonn McCann and Gerry Carroll and(...)

A count supervisor sorts voting papers at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast, after elections to decide the make-up of the next Stormont Assembly. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

With counting underway across Northern Ireland, perhaps now is a good time to take stock of what exactly is happening. The basics: There are 108 sea(...)

’The sensitive way in which the Government has handled the centenary has been notable.’ Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

As I was standing in the media enclosure close to the GPO on Easter Sunday, looking across at the seated dignitaries, I felt increasingly that unionis(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster  walks past a painting of Ian Paisley at Stormont yesterday. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Arlene Foster’s career has moved in quite an upward trajectory considering that, shortly after the 1998 Belfast Agreement, she herself considered that(...)

Former SDLP leader Seamus Mallon. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Seamus Mallon is in reflective mode sitting in his study in his bungalow in Markethill, Co Armagh. Outside it is wet and gray, but Mallon can look str(...)

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