Patrick Brown

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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(...)

DUP candidate Jim Wells: he acknowledges people are mentioning the botched renewable heat incentive scheme, but says “they are still voting DUP”

South Down is a nationalist heartland where support for Sinn Féin and the SDLP is strong, so with seat numbers reduced from six to five a unionist is (...)

Former DUP health minister Jim  Wells, who was embroiled in a series of controversies in the last term, was re-elected in South Down.

The 2016 Stormont elections brought little change to South Down as all parties retained the same number of seats from the previous Assembly – although(...)

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

The future of two of Northern Ireland’s best known unionist politicians will be the focus of the Assembly election in South Down – a sprawling rural (...)

Brian Rowntree and Frank Cushnahan  were  appointed to the Nama advisory committee for Northern Ireland. Photograph: The Irish Times

The two former members of Nama’s Northern Ireland advisory committee, named by Mick Wallace in the Dáil on Thursday, are well-known figures in the Nor(...)

A grasshopper burger: the UN has been encouraging the use of insects in food, highlighting their nutritional value and affordability. Photograph: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty

It’s always fun to imagine what we might be eating in the future. Will we sit down to meat that has been grown in a lab? Will there will be a bowl (...)

Mr Justice Frank Clarke has described the legislation governing fishing in Ireland as “complex and highly technical”, while Mr Justice Adrian Hardiman said both Irish and EU fisheries laws “at times seem deliberately to court complexity and obscurity”. Photograph by Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A Supreme Court decision clarifying the law related to penalties imposed for failure to fully record fishing catches may affect up to 60 other existin(...)