Sara Canning

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New Ireland: Jimmy Nesbitt, Fergal Keane, Síona Cahill (top row), Sr Stanislaus Kennedy, Adrian Dunbar and Hazel Chu

Politicians, civic leaders and public figures imagine the Ireland they would like to see in the next 100 years The year 2021 is the centena(...)

Foundation chair Prof Seán Farren, with Tim Attwood, secretary to the foundation, and board member Dawn Purvis,  at The John and Pat Hume Foundation launch at Niavac studio in Belfast. Photograph: Kevin Cooper/Photoline

A foundation to commemorate the legacy of Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume and his wife was launched on Friday in a virtual ceremony. The Humes’ so(...)

Journalist and author Lyra McKee was shot dead  during riots in the Creggan area of Derry. Photogrpah: Jess Lowe

Bells will ring out in the Creggan in Derry on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of the murder of 29-year-old Belfast journalist Lyra McKee. Ms (...)

Robyn Peoples (L) and Sharni Edwards kiss after they became Northern Ireland’s first legally married same-sex couple, in Carrickfergus. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

“We are living the dream,” said Sharni Edwards after she and her partner, Robyn Peoples made history by becoming the first same sex couple to be marri(...)

Sara Canning with her partner Lyra McKee: ‘Lyra made my politics less black and white. She was unique in Northern Ireland’

Robyn Peoples and Sharni Edwards are the first couple to enter into a same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. To mark the occasion, those involved(...)

 Lyra McKee:  was shot dead  during riots in the Creggan area of Derry in April. PSNI/AFP/Getty Images

Less than 24 hours after the murder of the woman she planned to marry, Sara Canning found herself on a platform in the middle of Derry’s Creggan esta(...)

A spokesman for the New IRA, the organisation responsible for the murder in Derry earlier this year of the 29-year-old journalist, Lyra McKee, speaking on Channel 4 News. Photograph: Channel 4 News

The New IRA has said that it would consider attacking any Border infrastructure installed as a result of Brexit, and those manning such infrastructure(...)

Alan McBride with his wife, Sharon, and their daughter Zoe. Photograph:  Courtesy of Alan McBride

Pat and Geraldine Finucane met when they were both students at Trinity College Dublin. “I think he spotted me before I spotted him,” says Geraldine, (...)

Friends of murdered journalist Lyra McKee begin a three-day peace walk from Belfast to Derry. Photograph: Rebecca Black/PA Wire

Friends of Lyra McKee have started a three-day peace walk from Belfast to Derry, almost six weeks after the journalist was murdered while watching cla(...)

Sara Canning (front centre left), partner of murdered journalist Lyra McKee, marching with protesters through Belfast city centre demanding same sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

A few thousand people have protested in Belfast city centre to demand the North’s LGBT community have the same-sex civil marriage provision available (...)

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