Francie Molloy

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Sinn Féin’s Francie Molloy during the count at Meadowbank Sports Arena last night. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Mid Ulster boxes were the first to arrive at the count centre in Magherafelt on Thursday night, and, as the local constituency, it was the first o(...)

 Democratic Unionist Party  deputy leader Nigel Dodds, pictured with party leader Arlene Foster, has been embroiled in a  bitter and brutal battle with Sinn Féin’s John Finucane in North Antrim. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

People in Northern Ireland are pretty fired up for this Westminster contest and that is illustrated by the fact that there are more than 50,000 additi(...)

Little is known of how Michelle O’Neill and John O’Dowd differ on Sinn Féin policy. Photographs: Tom Honan, Charles McQuillan/Getty

It has been dubbed the political contest that never was. The announcement that John O’Dowd would stand against Michelle O’Neill for the position of vi(...)

Sinn Féin’s vice-president Michelle O’Neill says she ‘would never take the membership for granted’. Photograph: Michael Cooper/PA Wire

As Sinn Féin gears up for a pre-Christmas general election in the North, the party’s deputy leader is in the midst of an election contest of her own. (...)

Fianna Fáil and SDLP leaders Micheál Martin and Colum Eastwood hope to start a project that will  “evolve” into a formal link-up of the two parties, according to sources.

Fianna Fáil and the SDLP remain on course to begin a process ultimately designed to lead to the integration of the two parties, according to well-plac(...)

Michael McLoughlin, in front of the former police station in Dungannon, Co Tyrone,  where he went to hand in the notice applying for the march.

Fifty years ago, on the evening of August 24th, 1968, crowds began to gather in the square in Coalisland, Co Tyrone. Men, women and children, they ca(...)

Abortion in the North is permitted only if a woman’s life is at risk or there is long-term  risk to mental or physical health. Rape, incest and fatal foetal abnormalities are not qualifying grounds.

Sinn Féin abstentionist MP for Mid-Ulster Francie Molloy,  who represents a rural constituency straddling south Derry and east Tyrone, has b(...)

Eoin Ó’Broin, who is favour of the 12-week proposal, told RTÉ his preference is for the party to hold an ard fheis before the referendum.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald is facing calls from within her own party to clarify its policy on abortion in advance of the referendum on the Eig(...)

On course: the finished Lake Torrent track will be a 3.6km course, with 12 corners, attended by the usual collection of pit, paddock and support buildings

A former clay pit, some 40 minutes from the centre of Belfast, is set to be redeveloped into a new motor racing track and events arena. The project, d(...)

Sinn Féin’s Francie Molloy, who won his Mid Ulster seat for a third time on Friday, called on his supporters to remember the former deputy first minis(...)

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