Gerry Murphy, Ictu president, at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast on Tuesday. Photograph: Kevin Cooper

The UK government’s plans to end all Troubles-related prosecutions are “the biggest attack yet in 23 years on our peace agreement”, delegates at the I(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster (R) and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill during a media briefing  in Dungannon, Co Tyrone, on Thursday. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

The coronavirus lockdown restrictions in force in Northern Ireland are to be extended until at least March 5th. The North’s Ministers agreed to a fu(...)

Cillian Lohan has been elected vice-president of the European Economic and Social Committee, on a mandate of reforming the body

Not many people know about the EU’s European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). Neither did Cillian Lohan, before he found himself nominated to be (...)

Northern Ireland’s Minister for Health Robin Swann at Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast, on Thursday. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

Outbreaks of coronavirus have been identified in 53 care homes in Northern Ireland, according to figures published on Sunday by the North’s Department(...)

Stormont’s finance Minster Conor Murphy speaking in the Northern  Assembly where he said that bidders from India and the US muscled out Northern Ireland in the global race to buy personal protective equipment. Photograph: NI Assembly/PA Wire.

Stormont finance Minister Conor Murphy has rejected a suggestion that he misled the Assembly over his attempt to jointly secure an order for personal (...)

Ciarán Mac Giolla Bhéin (centre) and other members of Irish language group Conradh na Gaeilge.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Business leaders in Northern Ireland have urged the politicians to restore the North’s power-sharing Assembly as soon as possible by backing the draft(...)

Trade union members, students and activists at a trade union campaign for a referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment was held on the Rosie Hackett Bridge in Dublin city. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Leaders from number of prominent trade unions gathered in Dublin city on Wednesday to call for a referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment. The grou(...)