Megan Fearon

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Protesters call for marriage equality in Northern Ireland, at a rally in Belfast. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

Co-director of the Together for Yes campaign Ailbhe Smyth has said activists from the Republic will support the people of Northern Ireland in their qu(...)

Danny Kennedy: “When you are beaten you have to recognise it – it can’t be anyone else’s fault”

A Sinn Féin “tide” in Newry and Armagh has delivered a shock result for former Ulster Unionist minister Danny Kennedy, who has lost his seat as an MLA(...)

Sinn Féin’s Conor Murphy: he was formerly the MP for the constituency, having taken over from Seamus Mallon, but has returned to the Assembly

The rule of thumb for these Assembly elections is that a party with three seats in any constituency is going to lose one unless there are exceptional (...)

The prank, originating in America, involves people dressing up as clowns to try to intimidate or scare the public. Photograph: Helen H Richardson

A senior police officer in Northern Ireland has warned anyone thinking of taking part in the “killer clown” craze to consider the possible consequence(...)

A man walks past a newly painted Republican mural commemorating the 1916 Easter Rising in the Creggan area of Derry. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Walls dividing Protestant and Catholic communities in Northern Ireland should be down within the next seven years, according to a Stormont junior mini(...)

Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness  with new  Minister of Justice Claire Sugden at Stormont. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

The new Northern Executive is holding its first meeting at Stormont today after the issue of who would become Minister of Justice was resolved in th(...)

Martin McGuinness: announced four Sinn Féin Assembly members yesterday, including one junior minister, who will join him in the Northern Executive. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye /PA Wire

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness said he is “100 per cent confident” a minister of justice will be appointed today and a ne(...)

NEWRY AND ARMAGH CANDIDATES: Paul Berry (Ind); Cathal Boylan (Sinn Féin); Emmet Crossan (CISTA); Megan Fearon (Sinn Féin); William Irwin (DUP); Danny Kennedy (UUP); Alan Love (UKIP); Martin McAllister (Ind); Karen McKevitt (SDLP); Justin McNulty (SDLP); Conor Murphy (Sinn Féin); Sam Nicholson (UUP); Craig Weir (Alliance); Michael Waters (Greens).

An SDLP assemblyman has said the party was “incredibly naive” to expect to win two seats in Newry and Armagh. Former All-Ireland GAA winner Justin M(...)

DUP MLA Emma Little-Pengelly at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

Sinn Féin’s Mairtin Ó Muilleoir joked that his election in South Belfast became official only when he posted the result on Twitter. “How do you spell(...)

The Northern Ireland Assembly election will take place on Thursday, May 5th. Each of the 18 constituencies – including Newry and Armagh – will elect six Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs).

On paper, there is a possibility of change in Newry and Armagh - though not in the way the seats will be divided between the two religious traditions(...)

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