Cheesy photo op Award: A shot taken from the Twitter feed of Leo Varadkar of himself and Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau jogging in Phoenix Park, Dublin in July. File photograph: @campaignforleo/PA Wire

For Promoting Better Public Understanding of Science Danny Healy-Rae. Without Danny how would we know that climate change is a swizz and that driving(...)

Frustration with the never-ending political stalemate in the North pales into insignificance by comparison with the decades of violence that blighted the region. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Getty Images

Ireland, North and South, has made immeasurable progress since the second IRA ceasefire 20 years ago. Although residual sectarian conflict is an ongoi(...)

James Green (4) at the Belfast peace wall at Sliabh Dubh estate, opposite an old military sanger on the Springfield Road interface. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

“It’s brilliant, like a whole new world,” says Gerard Frame, looking out of the window of his Ardoyne home across the Crumlin Road to Holy Cross in no(...)

Mary Lou McDonald: ““Unionism no longer dominates. If it wishes to be in power it will be only on the basis of powersharing and equality”

Brexit has created a constitutional earthquake and its aftershocks have exposed the fault lines of partition in Ireland, Sinn Féin’s deputy leader Mar(...)

Martin McGuinness: his personal willingness to seek agreement “played a very positive role on many occasions”, according to the former DUP minister Edwin Poots. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

It was difficult to disagree with the argument that were Martin McGuinness still alive Northern Ireland would not be locked in political stalemate, th(...)

Gerry Adams was among hundreds of republicans held without trial in Northern Ireland during the height of the Troubles. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has launched a legal bid to overturn two historical convictions for attempting to escape from prison. Mr Adams has start(...)

Martin McGuinness. “I could never see how it was right, even in a war situation, to slip out of your bed at night to go and put a bomb under somebody else’s car,” says Peter Sheridan. Photograph: Bruno Vincent/Getty Images

Northern Ireland is a complicated place, Peter Sheridan says. He liked Martin McGuinness and they became friends. Over the years they discussed, rathe(...)

'Vincent Browne on TV3 showed a genuine commitment to diversity.’ Photograph: Brian McEvoy

It is kind of hard to believe that Vincent Browne is set to finish up his late night television show at the end of this month. The programme had lost(...)

Orangemen and women make their way past the nationalist Ardoyne area in Belfast. Photograph: Getty Images

The normally contentious Orange Order parade past the Ardoyne shops in north Belfast took place on Wednesday without incident or protest. As tens of (...)

An effigy of former Sinn Féin Martin McGuinness on a bonfire on Clonduff Road in east Belfast. Photograph: PA

A son of the late Martin McGuinness has called for an end to “displays of hate” at loyalist bonfires after a coffin bearing a picture of his father wa(...)

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