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The Taoiseach said the people of Northern Ireland wanted their political representatives to fulfil their mandate

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said the DUP was wrong to place conditions on participating in the Northern Ireland Assembly. The election was won by S(...)

Northern Ireland secretary Brandon Lewis has urged all the North’s parties to ‘fulfil their responsibilities’ and form an Executive as soon as possible. Photograph:  Victoria Jones/PA

Work will begin on Monday morning to form a power-sharing government in the North following an Assembly election which returned Sinn Féin as the large(...)

The Parliament Buildings at Stormont. Photographer: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/Bloomberg

Not for the first time in Northern Irish politics, last week’s election has created more questions than answers. There were answers, of course, not l(...)

 Sinn Féin’s  leader in Northern Ireland Michelle O’Neill (centre) and party president Mary Lou McDonald are seen with candidates and activists at the count centre on Saturday. Photograph: Getty

Britain’s secretary of state for Northern Ireland Brandon Lewis has called on the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Jeffrey Donaldson to nominate(...)

Northern Secretary Brandon Lewis has said that widely trailed British legislation to allow the London government to unilaterally repudiate elements of(...)

 Northern Ireland junior minister Conor Burns is set to go to Washington to argue the case for tearing up the protocol. Photograph:  David Parry/PA

After weeks of sabre-rattling from the British government about unilaterally suspending the Northern Ireland protocol, Brandon Lewis appeared to signa(...)

 Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Brandon Lewis has indicated a move against the Northern Ireland protocol is unlikely to feature in the forthcoming queen’s speech. File photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

A move against the Northern Ireland protocol is unlikely to feature in the forthcoming queen’s speech, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Brandon(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson insisted he had not deliberately misled MPs about a birthday celebration in the cabinet room in June 2020. Photograph: House of Commons/PA Wire

MPs will decide on Thursday if Boris Johnson should face an investigation over his statements about attending parties in Downing Street during lockdow(...)

Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Michelle O’Neill  and Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald: Sinn Féin appears poised to return the largest number of  MLAs to Stormont following the election.  Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

With fewer than three weeks to go until polling day, there is at least one point on which Sinn Féin and the DUP agree. The Northern Ireland Assembly (...)

Conradh na Gaeilge delegation members Cuisle Nic Liam, Conchúr Ó Muadaigh, Michaeline Donnelly, Julian de Spáinn and Pádraig Ó Tiarnaigh in Belfast following meeting.

Irish language organisation Conradh na Gaeilge said they walked out of a meeting with a British government minister on Tuesday after he refused to giv(...)

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