William Irwin

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 Kingsmill memorial in Co Armagh: the site  has been attacked four times since it was erected in 2013. Photograph: David Taylor/PA

The brother of one of 10 Protestant workmen killed in one of the most infamous atrocities of the Troubles has condemned an attack on a memorial to the(...)

The SDLP has rejected unionist criticism of its decision not to rename the Raymond McCreesh play park in Newry. Newry and Mourne District Council on(...)

There are more than 1.2 million eligible to vote in this week’s general election in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland voters will cast their ballots on Thursday for the seventh time in three years (one council, one EU referendum, one European, two Ass(...)

Danny Kennedy: “When you are beaten you have to recognise it – it can’t be anyone else’s fault”

A Sinn Féin “tide” in Newry and Armagh has delivered a shock result for former Ulster Unionist minister Danny Kennedy, who has lost his seat as an MLA(...)

Sinn Féin’s Conor Murphy: he was formerly the MP for the constituency, having taken over from Seamus Mallon, but has returned to the Assembly

The rule of thumb for these Assembly elections is that a party with three seats in any constituency is going to lose one unless there are exceptional (...)

NEWRY AND ARMAGH CANDIDATES: Paul Berry (Ind); Cathal Boylan (Sinn Féin); Emmet Crossan (CISTA); Megan Fearon (Sinn Féin); William Irwin (DUP); Danny Kennedy (UUP); Alan Love (UKIP); Martin McAllister (Ind); Karen McKevitt (SDLP); Justin McNulty (SDLP); Conor Murphy (Sinn Féin); Sam Nicholson (UUP); Craig Weir (Alliance); Michael Waters (Greens).

An SDLP assemblyman has said the party was “incredibly naive” to expect to win two seats in Newry and Armagh. Former All-Ireland GAA winner Justin M(...)

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

On paper, there is a possibility of change in Newry and Armagh - though not in the way the seats will be divided between the two religious traditions(...)

Two 17-year-olds died on Thursday  when their car crashed near Markethill, Co Armagh,  at about 8.30am.

Two teenagers have died in a road crash in Co Armagh. It is understood the two 17-year-olds were on their way to college when their car crashed near(...)

Stormont. The Northern Ireland Assembly has adopted a motion criticising the naming of a Newry park after hunger striker Raymond McCreesh. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA

The Northern Ireland Assembly has adopted a DUP motion criticising Newry and Mourne Council’s decision to name a Newry play park after IRA hunger stri(...)

Politicians have expressed concern about damage to the agrifood industry after police mad(...)