A former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter is getting ready for a battle of a different kind as he prepares to step into the Irish political arena.
Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald has accused Prime Minister Theresa May of “playing a game of chicken” with Irish interests over Brexit.
Unionism could be an energetic and energising voice in the debate around Irish unity, Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald has said.
Former Sinn Fein politician Peadar Toibin has named his new political party Aontu.
Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald said it was “very concerning” that Theresa May had not removed the option of a no-deal from the table.
The strategic opportunity to end Irish partition that Brexit has presented must be seized, Sinn Fein’s Michelle O’Neill has said.
Sinn Fein’s deputy leader Michelle O’Neill has said the public are “aghast” at the “Brexit pantomime” at Westminster.
The Sinn Fein leader has urged Irish Premier Leo Varadkar to “stand firm” over the backstop after MPs voted down the proposed withdrawal deal.
Whatever the outcome of the House of Commons vote on the Withdrawal Agreement, Irish interests must be protected, the Sinn Fein president has insisted.
West Belfast MP Paul Maskey has said Sinn Fein will not be deterred from constituency work after shots were fired at a party office.
A Sinn Fein office in west Belfast has been the target of a gun attack.
Sinn Fein has said the EU would remain resolute on the Irish border backstop.
The Good Friday peace agreement could become unsalvageable, Sinn Fein has said.
Parents are buying about £60 worth of supplies per school child every month to plug an education funding gap following the collapse of Stormont powersharing, a principal said.
Handing the Stormont Assembly a “veto” on Northern Ireland’s post-Brexit trade rules would be unacceptable, Sinn Fein has said.
Powersharing in Northern Ireland should be in place to protect people’s interests as Brexit draws closer, the Sinn Fein leader has said.
Irish political representatives have criticised the country’s main opposition party after it announced it would extend the confidence and supply arrangement with the Government for another year.
Arlene Foster has warned Theresa May that tinkering around the edges of the withdrawal deal will not be enough to win her support.
The Irish border backstop is the “only show in town” and must not fall victim to a Tory civil war, Sinn Fein’s Michelle O’Neill has said.
Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald has called for the Irish Government to commit to holding a border poll if the United Kingdom crashes out of the European Union.
Mary Lou McDonald has used a speech at the centenary celebration for the first female MP to reaffirm her party’s stance on abstentionism.
Unionist parties in Northern Ireland have expressed outrage at the selection by Sinn Fein as a candidate of a former MP who was accused of mocking Troubles victims.
The Prime Minister has sidestepped questions on whether she would support Sinn Fein taking their Westminster seats to back her Brexit deal.
A hard border on the island of Ireland cannot be avoided through goodwill and wishful thinking, the Irish premier has said.
Sinn Fein has accused the Taoiseach of leaving behind Irish citizens from Northern Ireland by not allowing them to vote in European elections post-Brexit.
Mairia Cahill says she has “no expectations” for her meeting with Mary Lou McDonald on Tuesday, but says now is the time to treat victims of sexual abuse “humanely”.
DUP leader Arlene Foster should get down from her hard “Brexiteer high horse” and rethink her decision to oppose the proposed Brexit deal, Sinn Fein’s president has said.
Sinn Fein has branded as “absolutely bizarre” Arlene Foster’s description of her Brexit red line as blood red, claiming the DUP leader has “lost the run of herself”.
Sinn Fein’s leader has accused the Government and DUP of prolonging Stormont’s powersharing crisis to allow an unreflective view of Northern Ireland to be presented in the Brexit debate.
A poll on Irish unity should not be held while uncertainty around Brexit remains, the leader of Sinn Fein has warned.