Peter Weir

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Students at Dominican College in Belfast after receiving their A level results. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Mathematics has grown in popularity in Northern Ireland as more students gear up for the jobs market, A-level results showed. The gap between the to(...)

The chair of the Northern Ireland finance committee, Sinn Féin’s Daithi McKay

Sinn Féin MLA Daithí McKay has stood down as an Assembly member and been suspended from the party following allegation he coached a loyalist blogger (...)

Saoirse Ronan in The Lovely Bones.

Saoirse Ronan ascends yet another rung on the ladder of fame as she appears on the international cover of this week’s Time magazine. The Irish actor(...)

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood flanked by party colleagues as he addresses the media in Stormont after the  Executive was formed. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

The new Northern Executive looks and feels different. It looks different because it has seven new Ministers if you include the two junior posts. It f(...)

Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness  with new  Minister of Justice Claire Sugden at Stormont. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

The new Northern Executive is holding its first meeting at Stormont today after the issue of who would become Minister of Justice was resolved in th(...)

Located on the Ards Peninsula, bordering the southern shores of Belfast Lough, the affluent area takes in towns such as Bangor, where the count is taking place, Holywood and Donaghadee.

It was very much as case of “as you were” in the staunchly unionist constituency of North Down where Alan Chambers of the UUP Peter Weir of the DUP an(...)

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

North Down is a predominantly unionist constituency – one which has never elected a nationalist MLA. Located on the Ards Peninsula, bordering the s(...)

Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness  walks with Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams  and party colleagues Mary Lou McDonald  and Michelle O’Neill  outside Stormont. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

The PSNI announced on Tuesday it was calling off its investigation into allegations of irregularities in some MLAs’ expenses claims. Det Supt Kevin Ge(...)

The Galway Film Fleadh is seldom short of world premieres: Once, Glassland and The Butcher Boy all took their bows at the Connaughtian bazaar. But (...)

The Tricolour and another unsanctioned flag flying over Parliament Buildings at Stormont. Photograph: Winston Irvine/PUP/PA Wire

The PSNI and the Northern Assembly are investigating how for the first time the Tricolour was hoisted over Parliament Buildings at Stormont. The green(...)

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