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#DUP

# dup - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Varadkar says it's 'only a matter of time' before North legalises same-sex marriage

The Taoiseach made the comments at a gay pride event in Belfast today.

# dup - Friday 4 August, 2017

'Brexit seriously risks driving a wedge between the North and Ireland'

He also warned against Ireland returning into a “place of bloodshed and violence, of checkpoints”.

With young people in 'Repeal' jumpers beside him, Leo Varadkar was asked about the Eighth in Belfast today

Varadkar will also give a speech at Queen’s University as part of his first trip to Northern Ireland as Taoiseach.

# dup - Thursday 3 August, 2017

John Bruton: 'We have to do everything we can to stop Brexit from happening'

The former Taoiseach was critical of the DUP, saying that Foster and colleagues had only talked about Brexit in “platitudes”.

# dup - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Leo Varadkar to attend Belfast Pride event, but he won't attend the parade

The Taoiseach says he wants to express his support for equality for all in Northern Ireland.

# dup - Sunday 30 July, 2017

DUP accuses Varadkar of sending 'mixed messages' and 'going backwards'

“Just what is going on in Dublin?” DUP deputy Nigel Dodds has asked provocatively.

# dup - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Sinn Féin member reports hate crime after election posters placed on bonfire

An injunction preventing more material being added to four bonfires has also been broken ahead of the lighting of these fires this evening.

# dup - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Poll: Should Northern Ireland's politicians have their pay docked? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Northern Ireland's politicians have their pay docked?

Deadlines continue to whizz by – and still there’s no deal. Is it time to dock MLAs’ pay?

The DUP and Sinn Féin are taking a hiatus for the summer - so when will a deal be done?

Yet again, both parties failed to reach agreement this week that would restore power-sharing in the North.

# dup - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

DUP hits out at the Irish government for 'sticking its nose in' Stormont talks

The DUP have said that they are all “miles from agreement”.

# dup - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Explainer: Why the DUP and Sinn Féin can't reach a deal on power-sharing in the North

Unlikely to reach a deal anytime soon, the Northern Irish Assembly will lie empty until autumn at the earliest.

# dup - Monday 3 July, 2017

'What's wrong with someone who wants to live through Irish?' - Sinn Féin hits back at DUP

Earlier, Arlene Foster said that Sinn Féin’s ‘shopping list’ is holding up a deal in the North.

From The Daily Edge A student in Northern Ireland made a surprise statement about same-sex marriage at her graduation ceremony Marriage Equality

A student in Northern Ireland made a surprise statement about same-sex marriage at her graduation ceremony

This made up for being unable to make it to the march over the weekend.

# dup - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Gerry Adams asks UK to not restore direct rule from Westminster in North

The Sinn Féin leader doesn’t expect a power-sharing deal to be reached in Northern Ireland by tomorrow.

# dup - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Gerry Adams doesn't think power-sharing deal will be reached by Monday

Theresa May has called both Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill to outline her government’s desire to see a deal in the North.

# dup - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Deadline missed: No deal reached in Stormont talks

The power-sharing assembly has been vacant since January.

# dup - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

DUP and Sinn Féin have just 24 hours to reach a deal - so what happens if they don't?

An Irish Language Act, same-sex marriage and Arlene Foster’s resignation are the main issues that need to be agreed upon.

# dup - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

'Handshake of shame' - British papers react to £1 billion DUP-Tory deal

Talks on reforming a Northern Executive continue today.

# dup - Monday 26 June, 2017

DUP signs £1 billion deal to prop up Theresa May's government

Jeremy Corbyn has questioned where the money is coming from.

No mention of the Irish border in DUP's Tory deal

It does mention broadband and health spending.

# dup - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'Rise, like lions after slumber': Jeremy Corbyn got a rapturous reception at Glastonbury today

The Conservatives have yet to agree a deal that will see it hold a majority with DUP support.

# dup - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Arlene Foster's letter to Scottish government about same-sex marriage released DUP

Arlene Foster's letter to Scottish government about same-sex marriage released

Last week Foster said she had no recollection of the letter.

Britain gets ready for the Queen's speech - but there's still no deal with the DUP

The speech comes in the wake of a snap election that weakened May and forced her to seek a confidence and supply agreement with the DUP.

# dup - Monday 19 June, 2017

Leo travels to London to discuss Brexit and Northern Ireland

The new Taoiseach will meet Theresa May at Downing Street today.

# dup - Friday 16 June, 2017

Arlene Foster on power-sharing: 'It takes two to tango and we're ready to dance'

Varadkar met with delegations from the Sinn Fein and DUP at Government Buildings today.

# dup - Thursday 15 June, 2017

These Sinn Féin MPs were at Leinster House today to demand speaking time

Separately, Gerry Adams held talks with Theresa May. The British PM also spoke by phone with Leo Varadkar.

# dup - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Poll: Should Sinn Féin MPs from the North be allowed to speak in the Dáil? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Sinn Féin MPs from the North be allowed to speak in the Dáil?

The calls come as the DUP look set to enter a coalition with the Tories.

It's D-Day for Theresa May as she tries to seal the deal with the DUP

Talks are continuing to form the “coalition of chaos”.

# dup - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Peace process 'under stress' by a Tory-DUP government - but May isn't worried

Prime Minister Theresa May’s response: her government still supports the peace process.

Poll: Are you worried about how the Tory-DUP deal could affect the peace process? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about how the Tory-DUP deal could affect the peace process?

DUP supporters are reportedly urging the party to ask Theresa May to allow loyalist marches go through Catholic areas.

'Sensible' Tories holding secret talks with Labour to ensure a soft Brexit

Theresa May is facing pressure on all sides as she looks to form a government to lead the Brexit negotiations.

# dup - Monday 12 June, 2017

'I got us into this mess, I'll get us out': Theresa May tries to unify her new Cabinet

Boris Johnson said that May gave a ‘stonking performance’ at the first meeting with her new Cabinet this evening.

Blast from the past: David Trimble claims Sinn Féin is cynically exploiting Brexit for votes

Trimble says the party is avoiding negotiations.

DUP 'a compassionate party that won't bring up abortion or gay marriage in Westminster'

The DUP is also under scrutiny for past political donations as it continues talks with the Conservatives.

# dup - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Kenny raises Good Friday Agreement concerns with May over DUP deal

The Government Press Office said Kenny had spoken to the British leader by phone this morning.

DUP denies it has made a deal with Theresa May

It is believed that Downing Street issued their statement by mistake.

# dup - Saturday 10 June, 2017

DUP agrees principles of 'outline agreement' to support Conservatives in government

The DUP will be supporting the Conservatives on a on a confidence and supply basis.

From The Daily Edge An old story about the DUP's website getting hacked as Gaeilge has gone viral Is Mise Peadar Robinson

An old story about the DUP's website getting hacked as Gaeilge has gone viral

By someone called ‘Hector O’Hackatdawn’.

Adams hits back at 'hurler on the ditch' Martin over Sinn Féin abstentionism

“Sinn Féin stand in British general elections on an abstentionist platform. This is not a new policy.”

# dup - Friday 9 June, 2017

'I am engaged to a Catholic Irishwoman from Wexford' - Scottish Tory leader ahead of DUP deal

Ruth Davidson has reaffirmed her commitment to LGBT rights.

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