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.
Has the party unecessarily compromised its powerful position in Westminster?
Many voters in Northern Ireland are tired of the sectarian stranglehold of Sinn Fein and the DUP – and the 'others' are gaining ground.
There are lots of options for Brexit supporters, but that won't make it an easy choice.
Two scholars examine days of parliamentary debate to learn how British MPs talk about the 'Irish backstop' and maintaining peace in Northern Ireland.
The Northern Ireland Assembly will be consulted on the backstop, but there will no veto.
We can't agree what the 'will of the people' was in 2016, but these are the representatives they elected in 2017.
For a lot of ordinary people in Northern Ireland, the hyper-British version of unionism is missing an important part of their identity.
Belgium held the previous record with 541 days without a government. What's holding up power-sharing?
The only way forward is a more inclusive unionism that reflects the diverse and multicultural nature of the UK.
Civil partnerships were introduced as a quick-fix device for a minority group. Instead, they ended up forcing heterosexuals to campaign for the same rights as LGBTQ+ people.
The Northern Irish party were horrified at the suggestion that Brexit might mean different customs rules. But when it comes to women's rights, it's a different story.
Brexit negotiations have revealed a clear lack of appreciation for the power of symbolism in Northern Irish politics.
The latest Brexit talks would offer a masterclass in how not to negotiate if they weren't so lacking in complexity.
A judge in Belfast has dismissed a challenge to Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage citing it as a 'social policy' issue.
The Conservatives' pact with the DUP is dodgy and depressing.
A generous funding package for Northern Ireland has gone down like a lead balloon in other parts of the country.
The unionists have pledged to back up the Conservative government in exchange for an extra £1 billion for Northern Ireland
The birth certificates of the 41 players in the squad touring New Zealand are an eclectic mix.
The Good Friday Agreement's UN treaty status means that any compromise of the rigorous impartiality it demands of the Government could be legally challenged