Monica Digney

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Paul Maskey celebrates with Sinn Féin’s Northern Ireland leader, Michelle O’Neill. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

The outgoing Sinn Féin MP Paul Maskey was easily returned in Belfast West, elected with a sizeable majority of 14,672 votes over his nearest rival, Ge(...)

Peadar Tóibín: ‘You cannot be a left-wing political party and allow for your communities to slide into poverty and sit by idly by.’

Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín has challenged the wisdom of a Sinn Féin demand that an Irish language act must first be conceded by the DUP before the par(...)

Green Party MLA Clare Bailey celebrates with supporters at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

Belfast North The DUP’s Paula Bradley was elected following the elimination of running-mate Nelson McCausland. “He is a massive loss,” she said after(...)

Traditional Unionist Voice leader Jim Allister during a previous campaign: the hardline party is “very confident”, his running mate says. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

If the Northern Irish bible belt had a buckle, it would be Ballymena. Church spires denoting a variety of denominations punctate the Co Antrim mark(...)

Daithí McKay: the former North Antrim MLA was forced to resign

Sinn Féin has expressed disappointment after 18 party activists resigned from the party in what they said was the unfair treatment of former Assembly (...)