A particularly brutal week in UlsterBecause the Ulster crisis is so intransigent, we often fail to see the wood for the trees. But there is one sharp, uncomfortable and tragic fact that no citizen of the United Kingdom or the Irish Republic should forget.
Progress to a transition deal contingent on solution to hard border issueThe UK cannot get a legally watertight transition deal until it resolves the status of the Irish border as part of a wider divorce settlement with the EU, sources have said, as Brexi
The Good Friday agreement belongs to the people of Ireland, and Tory Brexiteer talk of shredding it is utter madness• Mary Lou McDonald TD is leader of Sinn FéinModern history is punctuated with significant dates marking the changed relationship betwee
Paramilitary punishment shootings and beatings are rising. But, as with the Brexit border issue, the UK doesn’t seem to careA report this week by the Guardian revealed police figures showing that paramilitary punishment shootings and beatings have risen
At US event, Leo Varadkar says Brexit could ‘drive a wedge’ between Britain and Ireland, adding he has no hidden agendaIreland’s prime minister has warned that Brexit threatens the Good Friday agreement and could “drive a wedge” between Britain
Readers respond to Suzanne Moore’s piece about the ongoing fight for the right to legal abortionIrish women have been travelling to Britain for abortions for decades. In 1975, when I was a young English woman working as a union officer in Dublin, a desp
Westminster government’s budget includes £200m for infrastructure projects and £30m for mental healthMore than £400m of the £1bn the Democratic Unionist party extracted from the Conservatives to prop up Theresa May’s government has been added to a