The DUP try to hold their position in the face of pro-Remain pacts whilst Sinn Féin try to unseat their leader and the smaller parties fight to regain Westminster representation.
The DUP leader has not yet shown she knows how to make the strange machinery set up in Stormont work.
Continuing our series on the key contests in each region and nation.
The DUP, UUP, and SDLP all have seats they could lose in the right circumstances. Sinn Fein probably don’t.
The general election saw nationalism fall back as unionism recaptured two seats and fall just short of decapitating the SDLP in Belfast.