Many unwed Irish mothers-to-be travelled to America in the 19th century hoping for a new start
A new deal has been signed that seeks to encourage Sinn Fein and the DUP to work together.
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.
Politicians who want to unite Ireland under a Dublin-based government are stuck choosing whether to participate in the UK in an effort to stay in the EU.
Young, poor, single and a mother of two: This is the profile of most women in the US and Northern Ireland who seek financial assistance to help pay for an abortion.
For 50 years, the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland has lagged behind the main unionist and nationalist parties. But it left them standing in the European elections.
One of the architects of the Good Friday Agreement, David Trimble, is threatening legal action against a controversial part of the Brexit withdrawal agreement.
A survey from before the referendum reveals what the people of Northern Ireland think about the peace deal.
Belgium held the previous record with 541 days without a government. What's holding up power-sharing?
Twenty years since the Good Friday Agreement, it remains easier to rely on old animosities than lead people towards peace.
The agreement created peace between Irish nationalists and those who support being part of the United Kingdom. With Brexit looming, tensions are once again rising.
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.
The citizens of Northern Ireland were ready for peace long before national leaders signed on the dotted line.
Talks between the DUP and Sinn Féin have collapsed again, but power sharing isn't over.
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.
Why are there so few films about Northern Ireland's unionists?
Ireland's new leader has a warning for those who want a hard border: come up with a plan, or EU talks will stall.
Political tensions are mounting over the future of the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland.