Denis Haughey

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 John Hume at the funeral of former taoiseach Albert Reynolds  at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook, Dublin, August 2014. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

John Hume jnr, son of the former SDLP leader, has said his father is suffering from “advanced stage dementia” but that, unlike the past when it seemed(...)

Colum Eastwood wins the SDLP leadership contest with new deputy leader Fearghal McKinney during the Party Conference last Saturday. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

Colum Eastwood, the 32-year-old new leader of the SDLP, has a mountain to climb to make his party relevant. On BBC this week, a Spotlight programme lo(...)

Loyalists taking part in the Orange Order protest rally in March 1986 against the signing of the Anglo-Irish Agreement. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The RUC’s policing of loyalist protests in 1986 against the Anglo-Irish Agreement was “seen to be inadequate at best and collaborative at worst”, a N(...)

A street in Kabul: can lessons be learned in Afghanistan from the experience of Northern Ireland? Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Behind the debate on whether Gerry Adams can really be regarded as a mini-Mandela lies a suggestion that the conflicts in South Africa and Northern Ir(...)