Michelle O’Neill has survived a challenge to her position as the vice president of Sinn Féin, after she was re-elected following a ballot of party members.
Sinn Féin’s Westminster abstentionist policy, the lack of an Assembly in the North, and absence from 2016 government formation talks have created a bad smell, writes Daniel McConnell
Sinn Féin’s vice president has insisted there is no bad blood between her and the Stormont colleague vying for her job.
As a woman listening, it was so wounding to realise what little value your country has in you, writes Alison O’Connor.
The BBC has apologised for a Question Time production gaffe that saw a Stormont minister labelled as being a member of “Sinn Fein/IRA”.
A 46-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an explosion in Northern Ireland.
Thousands of families in border counties will be surveyed before Christmas on demand for the option of sending their children to school in Northern Ireland.
JP McManus is expected to pay former US president Bill Clinton at least $250,000 (€195,000) to deliver a “private” 20-minute speech in Limerick.
A prison officer was shot dead when he was ambushed on a motorway on his way to work in Northern Ireland today.
A dramatic fall in voluntary contributions is making the job of managing primary schools almost impossible, teachers claimed yesterday.
Children in border communities may soon be able to opt to go to school in either the North or Republic.
Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness has claimed the North's peace process will be strengthened by his involvement in the Presidential election.
Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness has claimed the peace process will be strengthened by his involvement in the presidential election.
Police have been attacked by crowds of around 100 people after fresh disturbances erupted in the North.
The Noth's political parties appointed their new power-sharing government today – with Sinn Féin replacing its entire ministerial team.
The leader of the North's Ulster Unionist Party was under pressure tonight after branding Sinn Féin “scum” in an election count outburst.
Sinn Féin will bring its strengthened team of representatives to Stormont tomorrow for the first time since the party’s General Election gains in the Republic.
Billy Wright’s father insisted today there was “firm and final” proof of state collusion in his son’s killing.
The good times of increased public spending in the North are over, the Finance Minister said today.
Controversial reports into alleged British security force “shoot-to-kill” deaths in the North should be released to the victims’ families, the High Court ruled today.
Northern Ireland Assembly member Declan O‘Loan was today suspended from the SDLP after he called for a united nationalist party.
Dissident republicans were blamed today after a suspected mortar bomb was fired at a police station in the North.
Sinn Féin today accused its Democratic Unionist partners in government of corrupting negotiations to devolve policing powers to Stormont by introducing another pre-condition to the move – this time on the issue of Orange parades.
Teaching unions in the North today made an impassioned plea for politicians to broker a deal to end the confusion over the future of education.
The North's Finance Minister was accused of moral blackmail today in a row about civil service back pay claims.
The North’s police chief paid a moving personal tribute today to the police constable shot dead by dissident republicans and promised his widow that he would never be forgotten.
A country town in the North came to a standstill today for the funeral of the policeman murdered by dissident republicans.
A funeral service for a Catholic police officer gunned down by dissident republicans will take place in the North today.
THE PSNI chief constable of Foyle District has warned of a growing dissident Republican threat in Derry with paramilitary groups mounting a recruiting drive in the area.
A new all-encompassing education authority is being used as a trojan horse to exert more government control over schools, an Assembly member warned today.
SEAN FitzPatrick and others who fail to appear before Oireachtas committees are unlikely to be compelled to do so while other state agencies investigate their affairs, it emerged last night.
A new all-encompassing education authority in the North will not subject schools to a 'big brother' regime of controls, government officials insisted today.
The political deadlock that has prevented the Northern Ireland Executive meeting for four months is now hitting other Assembly business, critics claimed today.
Sinn Féin and the PSNI clashed today over claims the security forces were protecting informants in dissident republican groups.
Almost 100 workers face being laid off at a forklift truck manufacturer in Craigavon because of the economic slowdown, it was revealed today.
THE sixth Morris Report outlines the scale of Garda corruption in the questioning of suspects following the death of cattle dealer Richie Barron, the subsequent lies, and a “wall of silence” faced by investigators.
Hospitals which leave operating theatres empty should be fined, a Stormont watchdog said today.
Care standards for the elderly could be endangered if pay and conditions for workers are not improved, a Stormont watchdog in the North warned today.
A DUP special advisor to the Northern Ireland Executive was today at the centre of a bizarre religious row.
A shamed former garda today strongly denied any involvement in the death 11 years ago of Donegal cattle dealer, Richie Barron.
The family of the brothers murdered in Armagh 14 years ago have stood by their claim there had been collusion in the killings.
A lone garda was forced to flee a Donegal town for his own safety after a mob of up to 800 people began throwing glasses at him, it emerged today.
Sinn Féin would favour two ministers of equal standing taking charge of any future Department of Justice at Stormont, a senior figure in its Assembly team revealed today.
New hearings are to be held into six deaths at the centre of an alleged police shoot-to-kill policy in the North 25 years ago, it was announced today.
The Democratic Unionists will block any bid to have an Irish Language Act passed in the Northern Ireland Assembly, the Rev Ian Paisley insisted today.
A garda today denied harassing a Donegal publican who he claimed was a bully who always wanted his own way.
The appointment of a police widow as the North’s interim victims’ commissioner was designed to placate the DUP, a report confirmed today.
FORMER Detective Sergeant John White threatened to crush a Donegal nightclub dynasty in just six weeks, the Morris Tribunal heard yesterday.
A man at the centre of the Drumcree Orange Order parade dispute has resigned from Sinn Féin, it was confirmed today.
The North's politicians found their appetite for devolved government again today.
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