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Dublin: 16 °C Thursday 30 October, 2014

#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Today’s News

Man arrested over Jean McConville murder

The 73-year-old man was arrested in connection with the 1972 murder.

Intelligence on Real IRA Omagh bomb was ‘withheld from police’

But the information could not have prevented the attack according to a new report.

# northern-ireland - Yesterday’s News

New talks on flags, parading and the past to start in the North today

Former US Senator Gary Hart will meet parties today.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Setting divisions alight: Burning Man comes to Derry

Will Northern Ireland be tasting a little bit of Nevada?

# northern-ireland - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Man killed in housing estate shooting, two men and woman arrested

Police are appealing for witnesses.

# northern-ireland - Friday 24 October, 2014

Man shot in thigh and stomach in Belfast

The PSNI is investigating the incident, which took place earlier today.

Police in Northern Ireland seized a lot of cannabis plants last night This post contains images

# northern-ireland - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Opinion: How many hundreds, or thousands, would have been saved if he had lived?

The senseless death of Gordon Hamilton Fairley, a pioneering cancer specialist who was killed by an IRA bomb, remains a tragedy for us all.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

‘The story that Maíria Cahill has to tell is not just powerful, it will have serious consequences’

The Belfast woman who claims she was raped by an IRA member met with Enda Kenny this morning.

We’ll soon be hearing a lot more about US Senator Gary Hart

Northern Ireland talks are already underway.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

This guy is warning all sides in the North to refrain from ‘dangerous mutual provocation’

He said the European Parliament is willing to act as an ‘honest broker’ to support the peace process.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 19 October, 2014

“Dad could certainly speak out”: Ian Paisley remembered at Ulster Hall memorial

The funeral of the DUP founder was a family only affair.

Martin hits out at Taoiseach on the North

‘The affairs of the north are our business.’

# northern-ireland - Friday 17 October, 2014

Sex workers ‘fear for their safety’ if clients are criminalised

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said she is “examining” legislation that would criminalise buying sex.

Teenager killed and nun injured in tragic police chase

Two males who were also in the Jaguar and the driver of the VW Polo remain in hospital.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Poll: Should the Irish Government be part of talks in Northern Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Irish Government be part of talks in Northern Ireland?

The DUP aren’t taking part, so should the Irish State?

Back at the table: Leaders head to Stormont to revive talks on Northern Ireland

The Irish Government will be represented by Charlie Flanagan.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Gerry Adams denies claims about meeting with alleged rape victim

The allegations were featured in a BBC Spotlight documentary last night.

17-year-old girl killed in road traffic collision

The collision occurred shortly after 11am this morning in Coleraine, Co Derry.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From The Score VIDEO: There were some lovely goals around Europe last night

VIDEO: There were some lovely goals around Europe last night

An ex-Manchester United winger popped up with a gorgeous last-gasp strike to grab a point for his side.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 11 October, 2014

30 years ago tonight, the IRA tried to murder Margaret Thatcher

The Brighton bombing was “the most audacious attack on a British government” in nearly 400 years.

From Business ETC US firm snaps up exclusive Lough Erne resort Sold

US firm snaps up exclusive Lough Erne resort

The exclusive resort hosted the G8 meeting last year.

# northern-ireland - Friday 10 October, 2014

Reporter quits BBC to devote her life to religion

Martina Purdy has been a political correspondent with BBC NI for 15 years.

Mother of child with “Kill All Taigs” painted on her face may be prosecuted

New pictures have also emerged appearing to show the child’s cheeks being painted by an unknown woman.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Two men jailed over family dog being set on fire Justice This post contains images

Two men jailed over family dog being set on fire

The owners of the dog, Cody, said they found the past two years very stressful.

# northern-ireland - Friday 3 October, 2014

Another Orange Hall has been destroyed by a fire in Co Donegal

Arsonists also tried to burn down a Presbyterian church in the same town.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 2 October, 2014

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

US to be involved in upcoming Northern Ireland peace talks

The Foreign Affairs minister called for the continued strong US support for the Peace Process in Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From Business ETC David Cameron is not happy with Ireland’s tax regime – because he ‘wants our jobs’ Tax Avoidance

# northern-ireland - Monday 29 September, 2014

Inquiry hears 1 in 5 boys at Co Down children’s home say they were abused

It also heard that paedophile priest, Father Brendan Smyth, was among the offenders.

Who won the war in Northern Ireland? The British, so says a new BBC documentary

Filmmaker Peter Taylor says this is the only conclusion that can be made, for now.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Fresh talks on the horizon for Northern Ireland legacy issues

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan said that he believes “it is now time” for the talks to begin.

# northern-ireland - Friday 26 September, 2014

Call for re-investigation of Sunday World journalist’s ‘public execution’

The OSCE’s representative on Freedom of the Meda said it is “unacceptable” that so much time has passed and not one person has been held responsible.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 25 September, 2014

From The Score Northern Irish youngster Paddy McNair could feature for Man Utd on Saturday Chance

Northern Irish youngster Paddy McNair could feature for Man Utd on Saturday

The club’s injury crisis means Louis van Gaal desperately needs defenders.

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PSNI hands out “Scratch and Sniff” cards to combat cannabis cultivation

“It’s completely safe, there are no drugs in the card.”

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

DUP war of words as Peter Robinson forced to deny he’s leaving

Former DUP health minster Edwin Poots made the claim this morning.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

About 500 British troops are to train on this Derry mountain and nationalists aren’t happy

It’s the largest military exercise in Northern Ireland since the beginning of the troubles

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