05 February 2019
More than 35,000 striking nurses have picketed hospitals across Ireland, telling the government they can take no more.
05 February 2019
Tomáš Tengely-Evans unpacks the arguments around the “backstop” agreement and what it means for ordinary people
22 January 2019
The story of the first Dail shows it’s possible to break the rule of Westminster, writes Simon Basketter
09 October 2018
The Irish government faces a mass movement over a housing crisis
02 October 2018
Black 47 is a familiar tale of righteous violent revenge. But its subject matter sees it stand alone from other classics of the genre
17 July 2018
Rioting broke out around the annual expression of sectarianism in Northern Ireland.
04 June 2018
Why isn’t Northern Ireland in Ireland?
29 May 2018
Irish voters delivered a landslide two to one vote to repeal the 8th Amendment and liberalise abortion laws last Saturday.
26 May 2018
The result was conclusive. Over 66 percent voted Yes to repeal the anti-abortion clause in the constitution.
22 May 2018
Sinead is one of tens of thousands of women who have been forced to leave Ireland to access abortion services.
08 May 2018
Files on the killings of a 15 year old and an 11 year old with plastic bullets by police in Northern Ireland have been sealed until 2059 and 2071 by the government.
03 March 2018
The village of Pettigo is nearly obliterated by a red line on maps of Ireland. Most of it lies in County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland, but some is in Northern Ireland.
20 February 2018
A row over the Irish language has shone a light on the conflict that lies at the heart of Stormont
30 January 2018
Relatives of those killed in the Loughinisland massacre have welcomed a judge’s decision to voluntarily step aside from a case challenging a watchdog finding that police colluded with the killers
05 December 2017
The leaders of the bigoted Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) relished their power over Theresa May’s government this week.
02 December 2017
One hundred and fifty years ago, Irish revolutionaries carried out the largest terrorist attack in 19th century Britain.
28 November 2017
Jeremy Warner, an associate editor of the Daily Telegraph no less, wrote this week, “Ireland has poisoned UK politics and brought down governments for centuries.”
03 October 2017
Hundreds of pro-choice protesters gathered outside the Irish embassy in London last Saturday to demand abortion rights for women in Ireland.
02 October 2017
Irish women are still denied autonomy over their bodies and the right to choose.
20 June 2017
The Supreme Court has narrowly rejected an appeal demanding that women in Northern Ireland should receive free abortion services on the NHS in England.