The contests in this part of the UK are so unique that they are rarely included in national polling. And this year is no exception.
One of the architects of the Good Friday Agreement, David Trimble, is threatening legal action against a controversial part of the Brexit withdrawal agreement.
Twenty years since the Good Friday Agreement, it remains easier to rely on old animosities than lead people towards peace.
The Good Friday Agreement was choreographed 20 years ago to maximise support for the deal.
To mark the 20th anniversary of the agreement that brought peace to Northern Ireland, this episode of the podcast looks at its history, its legacy and the impact of Brexit on its future.
She defected from the UUP to the DUP, and now Arlene Foster will be the first woman to run Northern Ireland. Here's where she stands on the big issues.