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# northern-ireland - Today’s News

White House visit: Simon Coveney to brief Trump administration on Northern Ireland

The Tánaiste is to travel to New York and Washington DC following this morning’s Cabinet meeting.

# northern-ireland - Yesterday’s News

Bertie Ahern says he's been 'talking to Simon Coveney' about the ongoing Stormont talks

Ahern also questioned Micheál Martin’s criticism of the government.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Men assaulted by pair armed with wheel brace and baseball bat during Belfast burglary

The PSNI are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

A Dáil committee is talking to unionists to prepare for a possible united Ireland

Senator Mark Daly says ‘the lesson of Brexit’ is that you must prepare.

'A standstill is completely unacceptable': Sinn Féin to meet Varadkar and May over Stormont deadlock

Mary Lou McDonald said there is “no question of a return to direct rule” from Westminister in the North.

'There's a deep-rooted hatred toward the indigenous culture of Ireland, above all its language'

When Northern Ireland was formed, unionist were determined to kill off the Gaeltacht communities, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# northern-ireland - Friday 16 February, 2018

McDonald: 'If the DUP crashed this thinking that they would return to the bosom of direct rule, they thought wrong'

In a wide-ranging interview, the Sinn Féin leader said her party still has the political will to get back around the table for talks.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 15 February, 2018

McDonald: 'Three language acts were included in draft DUP deal, but no agreement on marriage equality'

DUP leader Arlene Foster yesterday said that talks between her party and Sinn Féin had failed on the issue of the Irish language.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Explainer: What is the Irish Language Act and why is it causing political deadlock in Northern Ireland?

Arlene Foster says that government formation talks have stalled because of the Irish language issue.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

DUP will not sign off on stand-alone Irish Language Act, Arlene Foster says

Yesterday, British Prime Minister Theresa May said there is a “basis for an agreement” at Stormont and the Executive could be running soon.

# northern-ireland - Monday 12 February, 2018

Theresa May says there is 'basis for agreement' to get Stormont 'up and running very soon'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British Prime Minister Theresa May met today for last-ditch talks to restore power-sharing in Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Michelle O'Neill says Stormont stalemate talks will conclude next week

Gerry Adams said last week that the outcome of the talks was “too close to call”.

Mary Lou McDonald to lay out her vision to 'modernise' the Sinn Féin party

Mary Lou McDonald will take over from Gerry Adams today, who has led the party for 34 years.

Explainer: Why the "cast iron" guarantee for no hard Brexit border may now be in doubt

All eyes are on the UK to divulge its solutions to solve the issue of the Irish border.

# northern-ireland - Monday 5 February, 2018

'Under pressure' to attend meetings, Kelly says he borrowed bolt cutters from gym to remove clamp

The Northern policing spokesman has since paid the clamping fine.

From The42 Republic of Ireland to face Northern Ireland in a friendly later this year Date For The Diary

Republic of Ireland to face Northern Ireland in a friendly later this year

The game is scheduled for 15 November at the Aviva Stadium.

# northern-ireland - Friday 2 February, 2018

Rape trial: Woman asked if she 'watered down' her prior knowledge of rugby players

The 21-year-old woman told the court she hadn’t diluted down her knowledge of rugby or the Ulster players.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 1 February, 2018

There'll be no Irish flags allowed in Strabane's St. Patrick's Day parade

The council is supporting the parade for the first time and wants a cross community event.

Taoiseach says electing people from Northern Ireland will give the Seanad an 'all-island dimension'

Varadkar made the comment as he announced that a new committee on Seanad reform is to be set up.

Dublin properties raided in connection with attempted murder of 83-year-old woman in Tyrone

Four males ransacked the woman’s home in Aughnacloy, which is along the border area.

Longford stabbing: Two men in court in Newry charged with attempted murder

A man in his 40s received what appear to be stab wounds during the course of the incident on Tuesday.

# northern-ireland - Monday 29 January, 2018

Loyalist 'supergrass' jailed for six-and-a-half years for five murders

Former Ulster Volunteer Force chief Gary Haggarty was a paid police informer.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Fractured spine and skull: 83-year-old woman in induced coma after Tyrone burglary

Four males ransacked the woman’s home in Aughnacloy, which is along the border area.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

'The hamster wheel of talks': There isn't a lot of optimism that the Stormont Assembly will be restored

As we creep towards direct rule, time is running out for politicians on both sides to strike a deal.

# northern-ireland - Monday 22 January, 2018

From The42 Michael O'Neill to stay on as Northern Ireland manager as he rejects Scotland job No Go

Michael O'Neill to stay on as Northern Ireland manager as he rejects Scotland job

He turned down the chance to take over Scotland today.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 20 January, 2018

PSNI issues warning after over €20k stolen from elderly through phone scams

A number of elderly people were contacted by a scammer pretending to work for British Telecom (BT).

# northern-ireland - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Arlene Foster says no desire to be 'cut off' from Republic after Brexit

The DUP leader said “I lose none of my unionism” by her desire to protect the Peace Process.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

'Their actions could be detrimental': Paedophile hunters warned not to post suspects' details online

To date, no prosecutions have been secured in Northern Ireland using evidence passed to them from a vigilante group.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Mary Lou says Kingsmill video hasn't damaged Sinn Féin's credibility

The sole survivor of the Kingsmill massacre said the video was like “a punch to the stomach”.

One year on from Stormont collapse, there's still no sign of a deal

It’s now one year since the power sharing executive in Northern Ireland collapsed after Sinn Féin walked out on government, citing a number of key issues with their partners the DUP.

# northern-ireland - Monday 8 January, 2018

Conservative MP Karen Bradley named as new Northern Ireland secretary

Bradley was named as a replacement to James Brokenshire.

# northern-ireland - Friday 5 January, 2018

Fresh appeal issued for information on 'horrific murder by cowards' of 42-year-old father-of-five

Brian McIlhagga was murdered while visiting a friend in Co Antrim in January 2015.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

From The Daily Edge The BBC reckon Galway is a part of Northern Ireland according to its Storm Eleanor coverage The Brits Are At It Again

The BBC reckon Galway is a part of Northern Ireland according to its Storm Eleanor coverage

It’s a never ending geography lesson, isn’t it?

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Leo says Trump doesn't have the skill set to bring stability to Northern Ireland

The Taoiseach said he will not be seeking out Donald Trump’s advice when it comes to the political stalemate in the North.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Teenager charged with murder of woman in Lisburn on Christmas Day

The woman’s body was found at a house in the city.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Coveney has no regrets about making promises about family homelessness

Tánaiste Simon Coveney sits down with TheJournal.ie to talk homelessness, Brexit, abortion and Callan’s Kicks.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Woman awoke to find man holding her down by the throat during burglary

Police said two other men were also involved in the “terrifying ordeal”.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Man extradited from Republic to the North to face attempted murder trial

The incidents occurred in the Lisnaskea, Irvinestown and Omagh areas.

# northern-ireland - Monday 18 December, 2017

'It's Belfast or go blind': Bus of elderly head on eight-hour journey up North for cataract surgery

There are currently more than 8,500 people on the cataract waiting list in Ireland.

Woman and children missing from Wales may be in Ireland

Police are trying to locate the woman and children.

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