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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Today’s News

Gang of masked men dressed in black burgle home of man in his 60s

The man was left badly shaken by the incident.

# northern-ireland - Monday 31 August, 2015

Peter Robinson is back from his holidays and he’s taking aim at the UUP

The first minister’s back on the scene – and he’s had a thing or two to say about the raging IRA debate.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Flanagan warns against “car crash politics” as IRA debate rages on

His comments follow the UUP’s unanimous vote to leave the North’s power-sharing executive.

# northern-ireland - Friday 28 August, 2015

What were we expecting? For all IRA members to lay down their rifles and work a 9 to 5?

The political establishment hopes connecting Sinn Fein with IRA criminality will help spoil Gerry Adams and Co’s chances in the upcoming election, but they should be careful what they wish for, writes Paul Allen.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 27 August, 2015

“The IRA have gone away. The war is over, they’re not coming back”

‘We differ from the view of the Chief Constable’

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

The Garda Commissioner has weighed in on the existence of the IRA

Noirin O’Sullivan tonight took the unusual step of intervening in an ongoing row.

UUP to withdraw from Executive: ‘We will not stay while Sinn Féin ignores IRA murders’

Mike Nesbitt said a vote will be taken by the party executive on Saturday.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Sinn Féin says Frances Fitzgerald may have broken rules with ‘political smears’

Meanwhile, the Justice Minister has asked the Garda Commissioner to liaise with the PSNI in assessing the current status of the Provisional IRA.

# northern-ireland - Monday 24 August, 2015

Sinn Féin hits back at ‘cynical and wholly self-serving’ attacks

Sinn Féin and Gerry Adams are coming in for criticism this morning.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Police suspect members of the Provisional IRA murdered Kevin McGuigan

The involvement of the Provisional IRA is one of the lines of enquiry being pursued.

Three men injured after falling from crane onto a boat

The incident occurred this morning in Derry.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Ambulance with patient on board overturns after being hit from side

Two ambulances were involved in separate crashes this morning.

# northern-ireland - Monday 17 August, 2015

Students face battle for places as number of 500 point CAO courses jumps up

More than 75,000 offers have been made to applicants today.

# northern-ireland - Friday 14 August, 2015

Kevin McGuigan murder: Two arrested and released over killing of ex-IRA man shot in front of his wife

Kevin McGuigan was gunned down in the Catholic Short Strand area of Belfast.

Boy (4) dies after accident at his parents’ brewery RIP

Boy (4) dies after accident at his parents’ brewery

The incident happened yesterday.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Kevin McGuigan murder: Ex-IRA prisoner shot by masked men at point blank range

The 53-year-old was spoken to as part of the investigation into the killing of Jock Davison.

From The42 ‘I looked down and 30 seconds later it got the size of a tennis ball’ – McIlroy on ligament injury Looking Back

‘I looked down and 30 seconds later it got the size of a tennis ball’ – McIlroy on ligament injury

The golfer says he was ultimately “lucky” that the damage wasn’t worse.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Paramilitary gun attacks on children ‘must end’

Twelve children were shot in Northern Ireland between 2009 and 2014.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

‘Jennifer’s death is a tragedy, three young children have been robbed’

A knife has been found as part of the investigation.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Four people arrested following violent clashes in Belfast

Police used water cannons after being petrol bombed by the crowd

# northern-ireland - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Rider killed at Ulster Grand Prix

The man’s name will not be released until all his family have been notified.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Murdered mum-of-three found in house fire was stabbed before the blaze

A man has been arrested on suspicion of withholding information.

# northern-ireland - Friday 31 July, 2015

From Business ETC Can you guess what Ireland’s favourite alcoholic drink is? Good Things Come Etc

Can you guess what Ireland’s favourite alcoholic drink is?

You can. You definitely can.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Poll: Would you like to see a united Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see a united Ireland?

Sinn Fein’s MEP Matt Carthy says Ireland would be better off with a single economy.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Two peregrine falcons have been shot dead

Post-mortem results have just been returned for the birds.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Man flagged down by hitch-hikers ends up being hijacked

The man picked up the two men in the early hours of this morning.

Disaster of a reunited Ireland may come one step closer this summer

UK Labour leader frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn is a longtime supporter of Irish unification. What would his election mean for Northern Ireland?

# northern-ireland - Thursday 23 July, 2015

NI mum and daughter lose challenge against ban on free abortions in England

The teen cannot be named to protect her identity.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Northern Irish man dies hours after arriving in Ibiza for holiday with friends

Police in Spain are investigating the sudden death.

# northern-ireland - Monday 20 July, 2015

This is one of the oddest collections of seized items you’re ever likely to see

The goods were confiscated in areas of South Armagh.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Petrol bombs and bricks thrown at police who were lured to scene

The PSNI said it believes an initial phone call about the first device was designed to lure police into the area to be targeted by a second bomb.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Mary Lou: Burning Sinn Féin effigies is ‘race hatred’

She condemned the violence that has taken place in recent days.

# northern-ireland - Monday 13 July, 2015

Teen girl injured after car ploughs into pedestrians in Ardoyne

Police have been coming under ‘sustained attack’, the PSNI said.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Man dead after motorbike crash

Police are asking for anyone with any information about the incident to come forward.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 9 July, 2015

The PSNI have named the three men involved in last night’s ‘samurai sword’ attack

One man was killed and another seriously injured in the assault. Another man has been arrested.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Police launch criminal investigation into Nama deal

The PSNI believes there is “sufficient concern” for an investigation.

Unionists condemn ‘evil’ Swastika flown near Loyalist bonfire

The incident came one day after graffiti threatening to “crucify” Catholics in Belfast.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

There is a “terrible whiff” about Mick Wallace’s Nama allegations

Both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have called for a commission of investigation to be established.

Bikers take to the road in tribute to motorcycle doctor John Hinds

Mourners gathered in Co Louth this afternoon to accompany Dr John Hinds on his journey back to Northern Ireland.

Gerry Adams hits out at idiots and imbeciles

The Sinn Féin president was reacting to a bomb threat targeting his home yesterday.

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