Francie Molloy

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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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill with Gerry Adams during a news conference announcing her as the replacement for Martin McGuinness in the upcoming elections, in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

In recent days, after the elevation of Michelle O’Neill as Sinn Féin’s leader in Northern Ireland, party officials set up a series of one-to-one inter(...)

Video grab taken from the Northern Ireland Assembly of Michelle O’Neill speaking during an plenary session at Stormont earlier this month.

The North’s Minister of Health Michelle O’Neill was confirmed as Sinn Féin’s leader in Northern Ireland on Monday and is now in line to be the North’s(...)

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