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Colum Eastwood: The SDLP leader outside Belfast City Hall launching a poster campaign ahead of this week’s elections. Photograph: Presseye/Stephen Hamilton

Colum Eastwood acknowledges that Thursday’s Northern Assembly elections are a couple of years too soon for his SDLP party: “We didn’t want this electi(...)

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 (...)

Former Deputy First Minister  Seamus Mallon (R) with former SDLP  leader John Hume: Mr Mallon’s wife Gertrude has died after a long illness. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

The death has occurred of Gertrude Mallon, wife of the former deputy SDLP leader and Deputy First Minister Seamus Mallon. SDLP leader Colum Eastwood d(...)

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(...)

Sinn Féin Westminster MP for Newry and Armagh, Mickey Brady. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Sinn Féin’s Mickey Brady leaped over the finishing line in Newry/Armagh 4,000 votes ahead of his nearest rival. Mr Brady secured 20,488 votes to secur(...)

DUP candidate Ian Paisley jnr walks along the Dark Hedges whilst out canvassing  in Ballymoney, Co Antrim. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

On the macro front, the Westminster general election results in Northern Ireland could have a bearing on whether David Cameron or Ed Miliband is the n(...)

Sinn Féin candidate for Newry and Armagh Mickey Brady: Says this is a “two horse race” between him and the UUP’s Danny Kennedy. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The two main nationalist contenders in Newry and Armagh have interesting back stories. The SDLP’s Justin McNulty is a former Armagh All-Ireland medall(...)

British prime minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha look at weapons during their visit to the ‘Game of Thrones’ television set in Belfast on Tuesday. Photograph: Reuters/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool

British prime minister David Cameron’s flying visit to Northern Ireland on Tuesday helped to crank up public interest in the Westminster general elect(...)

SDLP MLA Alban Maginness has branded a UUP and DUP election the pact as “predictable and narrow minded” and said his party would not enter into a similar deal with Sinn Féin, to concentrate the nationalist vote.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The SDLP has ruled out an electoral pact with Sinn Féin following an agreement between the North’s two main unionist parties in four Westminster const(...)

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