Sinn Fein on the threshold: Party with old IRA ties soars in deadlocked Irish election; results due today or tomorrow
Sinn Fein, a leftist party long ostracised from Irish politics over its ties to sectarian violence, won the popular vote and seized its largest-ever share of parliamentary seats in the country’s national elections this weekend, according to results released on Sunday
Huddersfield Town vs Stoke City halted briefly after sectarian abuse aimed at Ireland winger James McClean
An announcement was made warning the fans at the John Smith’s Stadium that “offensive behaviour is affecting the game and will not be tolerated” and McClean applauded the move, after which no further abuse was heard.
Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, which struck a deal with the Conservatives aimed at keeping Theresa May in power, has caused alarm in some circles over its incendiary views and virulent past
Theresa May signs deal with DUP: Arlene Foster, war-hardened Northern Ireland leader, is set to 'confound critics'
Dismissing widespread concerns since the election over her party's opposition to gay marriage and abortion, Foster has said the DUP will confound its critics.