In a joint statement last night, both governments referred to its previous communique of April 26 and the “new phase of political talks in Northern Ireland”.
Mon, 03 Jun, 2019
Alliance Party leader Naomi Long says Sinn Féin needs to compromise “to help get the DUP over the line” in talks to restore power-sharing in the North.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019
A 25-year-old man received lacerations to his head and a suspected fractured wrist when he was assaulted by two men and a woman.
Sun, 13 Jan, 2019
A murderer who went on the run in Northern Ireland has been recaptured.
Sun, 18 Nov, 2018
Latest: An emergency summit of European leaders will likely convene on November 25 to consider the draft Brexit deal if the UK government backs the proposed text, the Taoiseach has said.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2018
All around the world, there are countries that once glowed imperial red on the pages of an atlas.
Sat, 06 Oct, 2018
Fifty years ago, civil rights marches took place in Derry, Belfast, and Armagh. Activists wanted equality, but what happened next changed the North forever, writes Anthony Coughlan
The DUP leader has unveiled a large banner hitting out at Sinn Féin on the day Northern Ireland matches Belgium's record of the longest time without a functioning government.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2018
The Tánaiste is visiting Derry today in the wake of violent incidents in the city over the past week.
Sat, 14 Jul, 2018
More than 150,000 parking fines were issued last year in the North, official figures show.
Thu, 15 Feb, 2018
Here are a few questions answered.
Wed, 14 Feb, 2018
A hundred and fifty thousand sleeping pills packed in M&M packets were seized by border officers in the North.
Tue, 06 Feb, 2018
A war of words has broken out over giant plant pots on Dublin shopping streets.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2018
Latest: There is fresh speculation of a breakthrough in the Brexit talks.
Thu, 07 Dec, 2017
A long-delayed report into the challenges facing adult health and social care in the North is set to be released by the Department of Health, amid serious concern over increasing pressure on the system.
Mon, 27 Nov, 2017
James Brokenshire last night said there is still time to save powersharing in Stormont.
Fri, 03 Nov, 2017
Tue, 29 Aug, 2017
Hundreds of people whose lives have been decimated by extensive flooding across Co Donegal have been told they will not be forgotten.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2017
The Taoiseach has put it up to Britain by stating that the Government is “not going to design a border for the Brexiteers”.
Sat, 29 Jul, 2017
A deal to restore powersharing in Northern Ireland is unlikely to materialise in the short term, given heightened tensions around the summer marching season, Sinn Féin has said.
Mon, 03 Jul, 2017
The Northern Ireland Secretary is to announce the Government's next step after a deadline for restored powersharing came and went.
Thousands of people have joined a major parade through Belfast city centre demanding same-sex marriage rights.
Sat, 01 Jul, 2017
Latest: Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire has returned from Westminster to lead discussions at Stormont.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017
A man has been arrested after a woman was found locked in a car and a two-foot-long machete recovered, police have said.
Sun, 25 Jun, 2017
The DUP leader Arlene Foster says she believes the June 29 deadline, to restore the power-sharing executive in Northern Ireland, is achievable.
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
Appointing an independent chair to take over the faltering Stormont talks process would be a waste of time, the Ulster Unionists have claimed.
Thu, 15 Jun, 2017
A vulnerable teenage boy could be heard crying out for his mother as he was beaten with iron bars by a masked gang, police have said.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2017
Parties in the North have suspended political campaigning as a mark of respect for the victims of the London terrorist attack.
Sun, 04 Jun, 2017
Northern Ireland should be given "honorary" European Union (EU) membership while remaining part of the UK, a former European Commission head in Belfast has said.
Wed, 31 May, 2017
A victim of historic child abuse at a Catholic Church children's home is to make an emotional return to her hometown in a bid to trace her long lost family.
Mon, 29 May, 2017
Detectives in the North investigating the death of a 15-year-old girl in Co Armagh at the weekend have arrested a 15-year-old boy.
Thu, 25 May, 2017
A boy is in a critical condition in hospital after apparently coming into contact with hazardous material believed to have been dumped at a bonfire site in the North.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
One of the North's most popular tourist attractions has been forced to close due to vandalism.
Jeremy Corbyn has condemned "all acts of violence from wherever they came" during the Troubles in the North, but declined to specifically denounce the IRA as terrorists.
Mon, 22 May, 2017
The Conservatives have said investigating the North's violent past should not focus unfairly on members of the armed forces.
Thu, 18 May, 2017
A man and a woman have been charged with human trafficking in the North.
A 19-year-old woman and a 32-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking in the North.
Wed, 17 May, 2017
The number of paramilitary-style shootings in the North has doubled in the last year, police said.
A Romanian national has been extradited from France to North in connection with a sexual assault.
Fri, 12 May, 2017
LATEST: The former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has warned parts of the Good Friday Agreement may have to be rewritten to take account of Brexit.
Chartered Accountants Ireland has called for political parties in the North to redouble their efforts to secure the future of the devolved government.
Tony Blair has said a hard border on the island of Ireland in the wake of Brexit would be a disaster.
The Prince of Wales has arrived in the North at the start of a four-day visit to both parts of the island.
Tue, 09 May, 2017
The North is a hotspot for online purchasing scams, with a tenth of residents being targeted over the past three years, a report said.
Mon, 08 May, 2017
Dublin's Foreign Affairs Minister has urged Northern Ireland's leaders to reflect on the 10th anniversary of devolution ahead of talks to restore government in the region.
Latest: Enda Kenny has said that a declaration by European leaders today on Irish unity in the context of Brexit is hugely important to dispel doubts over the importance of the Good Friday Agreement
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
A founder of the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland has died aged 82.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2017
Theresa May has thrown a "grenade into the middle" of the Northern Ireland peace process, the leader of the SDLP has claimed.
Wed, 19 Apr, 2017
Laws will be fast-tracked through Parliament restoring Stormont power-sharing by early next month should agreement be clinched, the Northern Ireland Secretary said.
Tue, 18 Apr, 2017
Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan has said he is concerned that the snap general election will hit Stormont powersharing talks.
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