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# northern-ireland - Today’s News

Brendan Smyth able to carry out abuse 'due to failure of Catholic Church' - historical abuse inquiry

The greatest number of complaints relate to four Catholic-run homes.

Who do Sinn Féin have lined up to fill Martin McGuinness' shoes? Sinn Fein Tng This post contains videos

Who do Sinn Féin have lined up to fill Martin McGuinness' shoes?

McGuinness says he’s looking towards a new generation.

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# northern-ireland - Yesterday’s News

Martin McGuinness is stepping away from politics and will not seek re-election

The outgoing Deputy First Minister said he was not “physically able” to continue in his current role.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

'They're pretending to be a police service': PSNI strongly condemns recent Belfast shootings

“The only police service in west Belfast is the Police Service of Northern Ireland.”

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Two children in critical condition after Antrim road accident

The boy and girl were involved in a road collision this afternoon.

# northern-ireland - Monday 16 January, 2017

Enda Kenny and Theresa May have had a phone call about Northern Ireland

The also spoke about May’s much anticipated speech on Brexit scheduled for tomorrow.

Snap election for Northern Ireland to be held on 2 March

Secretary of State James Brokenshire confirmed the Assembly will be dissolved on 26 January.

Gerry Adams says Stormont collapse is not a threat to the peace process

Adams said he does not think the Taoiseach has “good instincts” when it comes to dealing with these issues.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald says Sinn Féin are 'in transition' and she wants it to be 'seamless'

McDonald said that party stalwart Martin McGuinness is “not enjoying great health”.

# northern-ireland - Friday 13 January, 2017

Police investigating 'beheading' threats made against Arlene Foster

The threats have been condemned by former Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Martin McGuinness criticises the Irish Times, saying he wants his privacy respected during illness

McGuinness was strongly critical of The Irish Times for running an article on his health today.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'Huge damage has been done': Kenny and Adams discuss political turmoil in North

An election now seems inevitable.

Bertie Ahern says Arlene Foster is "crazy and dangerous" to question power sharing

The DUP has raised the prospect of renegotiation.

How the Irish language drove a wedge between Northern Ireland's Assembly

A movement has begun to protest against decisions taken by the Assembly ‘against’ the Irish language.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Lithuanian man extradited from the north to face Monaghan rape charges

He is expected to appear before a court in Ireland today.

Mary Lou accuses Arlene Foster and DUP of 'poking Sinn Féin in the eye'

Foster says she has been “disgracefully maligned in the most vicious manner”, ignoring calls to step aside.

Sinn Féin plays down McGuinness health concerns in wake of resignation

Pearse Doherty says the party veteran is getting the best of care and is expected to make a full recovery.

# northern-ireland - Monday 9 January, 2017

Explainer: What is the 'cash for ash' scandal?

The latest twist in the long-running controversy has seen Martin McGuinness resign after Arlene Foster refused to step aside.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Arlene Foster claims the scandal engulfing her is 'because she's a woman', so what's the truth?

The ‘cash for ash’ scandal continues to burn.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Drugs warning issued in Belfast after a number of sudden deaths

Chief superintendent Chris Noble urged the public to stay away from drugs.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Mother stopped by police for drink-driving while on school run

The PSNI said that the woman had been at lunch beforehand with friends.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'There’s never a minute in the day I don’t feel pain'

Eleanor O’Farrell is one of the many people in Ireland who have fibromyalgia, often dubbed ‘the invisible illness’.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

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# northern-ireland - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Explosives, ammo and forensic suits: Irishman jailed for 14 years after republican arsenal seized

Cavan man Barry Petticrew found in possession of bomb-making equipment in 2014.

A quarter of shoppers to go to Northern Ireland for Christmas deals

A new survey also showed that young people are the most likely to cross the border.

# northern-ireland - Monday 19 December, 2016

From The42 English FA to appeal against poppy fine Political Football

English FA to appeal against poppy fine

After being fined £35,000 by FIFA for wearing black armbands featuring poppies against Scotland, the FA will contest the decision.

Arlene Foster survives no confidence vote - but Sinn Féin plan another for New Year

Arlene Foster has repeatedly refused to resign – saying that the scheme was not her responsibility.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Nearly half of Irish people think it's time for a United Ireland

The poll comes as TheJournal.ie conducted a poll of every TD to ask if they want to see a border poll in the lifetime of the government.

# northern-ireland - Friday 16 December, 2016

Two ex-British soldiers to face murder charge for shooting dead of IRA man

Joe McCann was shot dead in Joy Street, Belfast in 1972.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Pressure mounts on North's First Minister to resign after energy scheme scandal

The flawed Renewable Heat Incentive scheme cost the Northern Irish taxpayer around £400 million.

# northern-ireland - Friday 9 December, 2016

Man caught running international counterfeit Ford ring from his garage

Michael White imported fake Ford mud flaps and car mats from China and sold them online.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Man jailed for 17 years for beating man to death with hammer

Eamonn Ferguson was killed in north Belfast in March 2014.

# northern-ireland - Monday 28 November, 2016

Winston Churchill spoke of his "longing" for a united Ireland

New Irish foreign policy documents suggest that the wartime Prime Minister may have had unexpected feelings regarding Ireland’s partition.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 27 November, 2016

From The42 Maradona Good, Pele Better, George Best! It's the sporting tweets of the week Social Media

Maradona Good, Pele Better, George Best! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Katie Taylor, Jamie Heaslip and Conor McGregor also feature in our latest list.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Man died because of assault by RUC officers, report finds

Most of the officers have retired from policing, but others remain within the PSNI.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

From The42 Northern Ireland and Wales to face disciplinary action over poppy displays FIFA

Northern Ireland and Wales to face disciplinary action over poppy displays

Fifa will investigate “several incidents involving the display of poppy symbols” during games in Belfast and Cardiff.

# northern-ireland - Monday 21 November, 2016

The cost of reunification? Ireland can no longer afford the cost of partition...

Northern Ireland Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir argues that uniting Ireland north and south would be to everyone’s economic benefit.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 17 November, 2016

'It should be available in a safe way': Scotland could help Northern Irish women obtain abortions

The country’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she is happy to explore options which would help women access free abortions.

Man attacked by gang of masked men in Antrim aggravated burglary

The victim is being treated for non-life threatening injuries in hospital.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

From The42 Northern Ireland fall to heavy home defeat as Croatia end three-year unbeaten record Fortress Breached This post contains videos

Northern Ireland fall to heavy home defeat as Croatia end three-year unbeaten record

Michael O’Neill’s side hadn’t lost at Windsor Park since September 2013.

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