John Finucane

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A view of the city of Bodrum, its bay and its harbour. The city is a popular destination with tourists. Photograph: Getty

Locals in north Belfast were said to be in shock at the death of a local man and the hospitalisation of two friends on holiday in Turkey after they fe(...)

Berlin Bar: a video of a barman hanging off the bar pouring a drink into customers’ mouths went viral. Photograph: Tom Honan

Berlin Bar in Dublin is facing a court challenge to the renewal of its licence after footage emerged last month showing customers crowding around the (...)

Democratic Unionist Party deputy leader Nigel Dodds: elevated to the House of Lords. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The deputy leader of the Democratic Unionist Party Nigel Dodds has been elevated to the House of Lords. Mr Dodds served as MP for North Belfast for a(...)

The bulk of the money raised for the party came from the annual fundraising diner held by Friends of Sinn Féin at the Sheraton Hotel in Manhattan last November.

Sinn Féin’s US fundraising arm has raised a further $294,790 (€262,000) from donations and been repaid $3,500 from a company set up by the party to co(...)

PSNI said it was currently at the scene of a security alert in the Glenties Drive area

A crude explosive device has been found outside the west Belfast home of the brother of murdered solicitor Pat Finucane. The police said the remnant(...)

Mary Lou McDonald was the star of the campaign, and her repeated attacks on Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael for, as she claimed, being in power together for four years were brutally effective. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Two years after she was elected Sinn Féin president, Mary Lou McDonald has wildly exceeded the expectations of party members who chose her to succeed (...)

Pianist Cédric Tiberghien and violinist Alina Ibragimova. 

The climax of Music for Galway’s Midwinter Festival, presented in association with Galway 2020 at the Town Hall Theatre last weekend, was a performanc(...)

Sinn Féin’s North Belfast MP John Finucane: His visit to the US so soon after his election underlines the importance Sinn Féin ascribes to its American support. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

John Finucane remembers the events of that Sunday evening well. On February 12th, 1989, loyalist paramilitaries burst into his family home and opened(...)

‘On Thursday the public told the DUP and Sinn Féin to get on with it. They now have a chance to do just that.’ File photograph: Paul Faith/PA

It must be difficult after such a long and bruising election campaign, particularly for the like of DUP leader Arlene Foster, for politicians to feel (...)

 Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson: has won the Conservatives’ biggest victory since Margaret Thatcher in 1987, with an 80-seat majority. Photograph: Vickie Flores

Boris Johnson has called on both sides in the debate over Brexit to “let the healing begin” after a landslide election victory that has redrawn the po(...)

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