Mary Lou McDonald

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Gangland ‘trial of the century’ puts Sinn Féin leader – and party’s alleged criminal links – in spotlight
Poll ratings dip for Mary Lou McDonald despite her distancing herself from former protege and councillor, Jonathan Dowdall

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

11, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Sinn Féin leader says Boris Johnson using Northern Ireland as ‘pawn’ in games with EU
Mary Lou McDonald says Tories in ‘cahoots’ with DUP in threatening to tear up post-Brexit protocol

Harry Taylor

14, May, 2022 @4:14 PM

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Sinn Féin assembly victory fuels debate on future of union
Leader Mary Lou McDonald raises issue of unification as nationalists become biggest party in Northern Ireland

Rory Carroll and Lisa O'Carroll in Magherafelt, and Toby Helm

07, May, 2022 @7:45 PM

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Sinn Féin celebrates victory but DUP warns over Northern Ireland protocol
DUP will refuse to join new administration until UK government addresses post-Brexit trade border deal

Rory Carroll and Lisa O'Carroll

07, May, 2022 @2:29 PM

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Boris Johnson promised to tear up NI protocol, says DUP MP Ian Paisley
Paisley says Johnson told him he ‘would sign up to changing that protocol and indeed tearing it up’

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

14, Oct, 2021 @1:40 PM

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DUP may walk out of Stormont power-sharing over Brexit protocol
Jeffrey Donaldson says DUP is ‘totally opposed to Northern Ireland protocol as it presently exists’

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

09, Sep, 2021 @8:51 AM

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Stormont assembly censures Sinn Féin members over funeral
Service for Bobby Storey last June drew a large crowd of mourners in breach of Covid rules

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

01, Apr, 2021 @4:35 PM

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How coronavirus is spurring the cause of a united Ireland | Una Mullally
A pandemic that knows no borders has arrived at the same time as political support for unity is growing, says the Irish Times columnist Una Mullally

Una Mullally

02, May, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Ireland's old political rivals hold talks over historic coalition
Coronavirus crisis spurs government formation talks between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

26, Mar, 2020 @5:16 PM

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Micheál Martin faces a battle of conscience to form Irish government
Fianna Fáil leader is a key player in breaking parliamentary deadlock, but has ruled out working with Sinn Féin

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

24, Feb, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Gerry Adams will be Sinn Féin negotiator, leaked brief reveals
Party challenged over IRA links as former leader quietly chosen to help form next government

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

21, Feb, 2020 @5:26 PM

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Varadkar resigns as Irish government enters stalemate
Taoiseach will continue as caretaker leader after inconclusive sitting of Dáil Éireann

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

20, Feb, 2020 @11:28 PM

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