Michelle O Neill

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Simon Coveney: “We should be understanding of the sensitive juncture we’re at.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Calls for a vote on a united Ireland at this “sensitive juncture” of the Brexit negotiations, now or in the near future, are “not wise and not welcome(...)

Abortion in the North is permitted only if a woman’s life is at risk or there is long-term  risk to mental or physical health. Rape, incest and fatal foetal abnormalities are not qualifying grounds.

Sinn Féin abstentionist MP for Mid-Ulster Francie Molloy,  who represents a rural constituency straddling south Derry and east Tyrone, has b(...)

Mary Lou McDonald at the RDS during the count. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The people led and the politicians followed. Those were the words of Mary Lou McDonald on hearing the referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment had be(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers a public lecture in the Great Hall at Queen’s University Belfast.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn has said the British Labour Party will not support any Brexit deal that includes the return of a hard border in Ireland. He was speaki(...)

Leaders of the Pro-Remain parties in Northern Ireland, (left to right) Naomi Long from the Alliance Party, Colm Eastwood from the SDLP, Michelle O’Neill from Sinn Féin and Steven Agnew from the Green Party, hold a joint press conference urging the UK to keep aligned with EU customs arrangements post-Brexit. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The joint statement by four of the parties at Stormont calling for Northern Ireland to remain in the EU single market and customs union is a positive (...)

Northern Secretary Karen Bradley in Armagh meeting businesses about Brexit. Photograph: Michael McHugh/PA

Four Stormont parties which backed remain in the EU membership referendum have issued a joint statement on Brexit ahead of the bloc’s upcoming talks a(...)

Comments attributed to British prime minister Theresa May’s about a Border poll are an admission that a referendum on Irish unity should be called, Sinn Féin has said. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Pool/EPA..

Comments attributed to British prime minister Theresa May’s about a Border poll are an admission that it is time for a referendum on Irish unity, Sinn(...)

Amnesty has gained traction among a number of Westminster backbenchers, who claim recent prosecutions of former British soldiers are tantamount to a “witch-hunt”. Photograph: Frank Miller

British prime minister Theresa May has said the system for investigating soldiers and police in Northern Ireland is “patently unfair”. She claimed so(...)

 Sinn Féin leader Michelle O’Neill (l) and Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster (r). File photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

The DUP has accused Sinn Féin of “disgraceful” behaviour following the collapse of the Stormont talks. DUP leader Arlene Foster was speaking at Parli(...)

Sinn Féin TDs Pearse Doherty and Louise O’Reilly with deputy leader Michelle O’Neill and party leader Mary Lou McDonald at the launch of the party’s Repeal the Eighth campaign. Photograph:Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Sinn Féin will seek to harmonise abortion laws across the country if the Eighth Amendment is removed from the Constitution. Abortion is banned in alm(...)

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