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In wake of election, Sinn Féin sets its sights beyond Stormont - Irish Times

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It's back to square one, as North's strange political bedfellows prepare for tough reunion - Irish Independent

The big beasts in the Northern Irish political jungle remain the DUP and Sinn Féin, both somewhat red in tooth and claw after a bruising election, and both claiming victory. But neither of them wants to see Stormont fold, so it's game on for power ...and more »

Brexit's Shadow Looms Over Northern Ireland - The Atlantic

In January, Sinn Féin, Northern Ireland's second-largest party, abandoned the government, causing its collapse and triggering a new round of elections. Sinn Féin's decision was a distinct act of protest, a reaction to a scandal that has ensnared Arlene ...and more »

NI election: North Belfast - DUP veteran McCausland left looking to life beyond politics - Belfast Telegraph

There was a major blow for the DUP in North Belfast with the loss of former Culture Minister Nelson McCausland. It came after a long and uncertain wait for candidates when none reached the quota following stage after stage of counts.and more »

NI election: West Belfast complete - New dawn for Sinn Fein as Flynn tops the poll while Attwood exits - Belfast Telegraph

A new rising star was hailed by Sinn Fein in West Belfast yesterday as an SDLP veteran was rejected by the voters after a 31-year political career. Orlaithi Flynn was the first of the Assembly's 90 new MLAs to be returned yesterday at the Titanic ...and more »

NI Election: DUP loses 'petition of concern' power opening door for gay marriage - Sinn Fein slashes lead to one seat - Belfast Telegraph

The DUP has lost the power to trigger a controversial Stormont veto mechanism that blocked the introduction of same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Tabling a "petition of concern" means a proposal before the Assembly can only be carried with the ...and more »

Sinn Féin makes major gains in Northern Ireland elections - The Guardian

DUP's advantage over Sinn Féin slashed to one seat as UUP leader steps down after party's poor showing. Northern Ireland assembly election: final results · Henry McDonald Ireland correspondent, and Jamie Grierson. Sat 4 Mar 2017 12.46 EST First ...and more »

Northern Ireland Healthcare Awards 2017 in Belfast's Europa Hotel - Belfast Telegraph

Northern Ireland Healthcare sector's finest were out in force at the18th Northern Ireland Healthcare Awards. Now in its 18th year, the annual event is dedicated to celebrating those whose exceptional expertise and contribution to their profession have ...and more »

Northern Ireland Voters Give Sinn Fein Its Biggest Win Ever - New York Times

DUBLIN — Sinn Fein, the main Catholic nationalist party in Northern Ireland, has won its greatest share of legislative seats ever after a snap election, creating a virtual tie with its Protestant rivals and throwing nearly two decades of peaceful ...and more »

Sinn Féin gains and the prospect of direct rule: the Northern Ireland election fallout explained - The Conversation UK

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) went into Northern Ireland's latest election with ten seats more than its arch rival Sinn Féin. It came out the other side with just one seat more. This is a poor showing for the DUP and particularly for its leader ...and more »