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Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald: “The gardaí and the judiciary have to have all means available to do their jobs in an accountable fashion . . . and we accept in exceptional circumstances that will mean non-jury trials.” Photograph: Damien Storan/PA

Sinn Féin’s support for a non-jury Special Criminal Court in “exceptional circumstances” includes its use for the prosecution of dissident republican (...)

 Jeffrey Donaldson: ‘I don’t see it as mutually exclusive to be Irish and British, or Northern Irish and British.’ Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

The DUP leader on powersharing, Brexit, being British and Irish and which sports teams he chooses to support Jeffrey Donaldson’s family has(...)

Michael Collins was killed on August 22nd, 1922, by republicans who ambushed his army convoy at Béal na mBláth, Co Cork.

Fine Gael Minister for Justice, Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands Heather Humphreys is set to deliver the oration at (...)

Mo Hume, youngest of John and Pat Hume’s five children, at the family home in Derry, with a portrait of her father behind. ‘Life was really rich,’ she says. ‘I just remember lots of laughter and lots of stories.’ Photograph: Trevor McBride

Growing up in the Hume family home in West End Park in Derry in the 1960s, 1970s and later could be “bedlam”, says Mo Hume, youngest of John and Pat H(...)

  Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald signing the Anglo-Irish Agreement, with  British prime minister Margaret Thatcher on November 15th, 1985. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

British diplomat David Goodall, who died five years ago this weekend, was a key figure in the negotiations that led to the 1985 Anglo-Irish Agreement.(...)

Quincey Dougan, a Markethill Orangeman: “A united Ireland negates the existence of anyone called a unionist.” Photograph: Peter Murtagh

Quincey Dougan sits at the Orange memorial at the bottom of Main Street in Markethill. At the top of the hill stands the Millar Memorial Orange Hall, (...)

Chris Patten  was a junior minister for Northern Ireland. File photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

Chris Patten has called on the UK government to “tell the truth” and implement the “legally binding” Northern Ireland protocol, saying “the problem at(...)

Taoiseach pushes back against calls in US for referendum on Irish unity  File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has stressed the importance of reconciliation as he pushed back against recent calls in the United States for a referendum on(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD has issued a warning on the prospect of a Border poll. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Former taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned that the holding of a “facile” Border poll on Irish unity would be “meaningless” if the intent was simply to re(...)

Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald: ‘We can change Ireland. How exciting is that?’ File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

“Sinn Féin will have our view and we have our proposals,” says the party’s president Mary Lou McDonald. “But Irish unity is everyone’s business. It’s (...)

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