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Presidential candidate Liadh Ni Riada at the results centre for the presidential election in Dublin Castle on Saturday. Photograph:   Collins

The result of the election campaign cannot be easily talked away by Sinn Féin. Six per cent support for Liadh Ní Riada was a failure, no matter which (...)

Michelle O’Neill:  “We did not hear anything new from Karen Bradley that would give us any kind of hope that her government has any interest in prioritising the needs of people here”

Sinn Féin has described as a “bit of a groundhog day” efforts by Northern Secretary Karen Bradley at Stormont to restart a talks process aimed at rest(...)

Sinn Féin deputy leader Michelle O’Neill sidestepped the issue of IRA violence when launching the party’s 30-page submission to the British government’s consultation on how to address the legacy of the Troubles. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Sinn Féin’s description of the British government as the “main conflict protagonist” during the Troubles suggests the party is incapable of addressing(...)

“On Brexit the politics overtook the economics quite some time ago now.”

A leading unionist businessman has urged politicians in the North to find a “middle way” to ensure that Brexit does not damage the Northern Ireland ec(...)

Michelle O’Neill and Mary Lou McDonald of Sinn Féin. Photograph : Niall Carson/PA Wire

Sinn Féin has described the British government as the “main conflict protagonist” during the Troubles. Sinn Féin in its 30-page submission to the Bri(...)

The  DUP director of communications John Robinson appearing before the public inquiry on Northern Ireland’s botched green energy scheme at the NI Assembly in Belfast. Photograph: RHI/PA Wire.

The DUP’s director of communications has branded one of the party’s former minister a “liar” over claims that he tried to delay cost controls for the (...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald (right) with Liadh Ní Riada MEP (centre), who will be the party’s candidate in the presidential election, and deputy leader Michelle O’Neill. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Liadh Ní Riada, confirmed today as Sinn Féin’s candidate for the presidency, joined the party in 2011, just three years before winning a seat in the E(...)

Northern  Secretary Karen Bradley speaking in the Commons on Thursday. She said  the salaries of  the North’s Assembly members would  be reduced from £49,500 to £35,888 because they were not performing all their functions. Photograph: PA Wire

Northern Ireland civil servants are to be handed sweeping executive powers normally exercised by politicians in the latest response by the British gov(...)

Micheál Martin: ‘It’s a scandal the Assembly and the Executive are not in situ’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin’s comments blaming Sinn Féin for allowing the Northern Ireland Assembly and Executive to collapse show how of out of(...)

Members of the public take part in the ‘We Deserve Better’ Rally in the centre of Portadown,  Co Armagh. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye.

Rallies have taken places in towns and cities across Northern Ireland urging the DUP and Sinn Féin to get over their differences and restore powershar(...)

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