Northern Ireland Executive


Archaeologists Dr. John O’Keefe and Stephanie McMullen from the Department for Communities Historic Environment Division are pictured with some of the finds from the previous excavation at the site which took place over 50 years ago
Major archaeological excavation at the front of Carrickfergus Castle commences today ... more
08 March 2018
A further £450,000 will be paid automatically to approximately 18,000 people who qualify for the payment... more
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08 March 2018
Performance Indicators (PIs) in Higher Education: Student Retention – Northern Ireland Analysis 2016/17.... more

Our responsibilities

Your Executive

The Northern Ireland Executive is made up of the First Minister, deputy First Minister, two Junior Ministers and eight departmental ministers.

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The work of the Executive

This section covers the work of the Northern Ireland Executive, which includes the Programme for Government, Budget and Economic Strategy and the Executive Action Plan on Tackling Paramilitary Activity, Criminality and Organised Crime.

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Executive documents

This section contains Executive publications and statements

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History and tour

Stormont Castle is home to the Northern Ireland Executive and the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister. While it is notable as the building where the Executive meets to agree government policy, it is also a striking piece of architecture with an interesting history

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Our documents

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The Northern Ireland Executive
Stormont Castle
Stormont Estate
Telephone: 028 9052 8400

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