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DUP leader Arlene Foster said ‘Lessons have been learned and it is time to get Northern Ireland moving forward again’. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Press Eye

The re-appointed Northern Ireland First Minister and Deputy First Minister have pledged to seek common ground and to promote reconciliation. DUP lead(...)

Michael Maguire: ‘The way we in Northern Ireland are dealing with the past is broken’. Photograph: Pacemaker Press

During his seven years as the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland Michael Maguire managed to find time to write a book. “It’s a political thriller i(...)

Canvassing politicians were told repeatedly last year that the people wanted Stormont back so local politicians could tackle local problems. Photograph: Getty Images

Politics, said Otto Von Bismarck, is the art of the possible, but listening to some of the initial reaction to the New Decade, New Approach deal to ge(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Northern Secretary Julian Smith outside Stormont parliament buildings in Belfast. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The text of the agreement to restore the North’s power-sharing government has been published by the two governments, three years after the collapse of(...)

Sinn Féin said that ‘Westminster has never acted in Ireland’s interests and never will’.

An attempt by Northern Ireland MPs to change British government legislation so that Northern businesses would have guarantees of unfettered access to (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the official opening of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition in the RDS on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The prospect of a united Ireland had been pushed back and reconciliation undermined by the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) commemoration controversy, T(...)

Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party Arlene Foster speaks to media in the great hall of Stormont Parliament buildings in Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The British and Irish governments on Tuesday night were primed to release their best estimation of what constitutes an agreement to restore the Execut(...)

Northern Secretary Julian Smith: he met Conradh na Gaeilge to hear its demands for an Irish language Act. Photograph: Getty Images

The DUP has again sounded a warning that it will not accept an agreement to restore Stormont that has Irish language legislation unacceptable to union(...)

Handout photo issued by Sinn Féin of deputy leader Michelle O’Neill speaking to the media at Stormont House in Belfast. Photograph: Sinn Féin/PA Wire

Differences over the Irish language between the DUP and Sinn Féin continue to be a feature of the Stormont negotiations as Dublin and London maintain (...)

The DUP’s Jeffrey Donaldson, Arlene Foster and Emma Little Pengelly meet with Northern  Secretary Julian Smith  at Stormont House, Belfast. Photograph: Presseye/PA Wire

The British and Irish governments will next week publish a text of what they believe is the basis for an agreement to restore the Northern Executive a(...)

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