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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Today’s News


# northern-ireland - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Report into “on the run” letters to be published today

The letters allowed a man accused of carrying out the Hyde Park bombing to walk free from court.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

UDR memorial removed and replaced with IRA slogan, PSNI investigating it as ‘hate crime’

The crosses were removed hours after a memorial service in Castlederg took place.

From The Daily Edge Northern Irish people swear more than anyone else on the internet Swear Jar

# northern-ireland - Monday 14 July, 2014

Police investigating after “Kill All Taigs” facepainted on five-year-old goes viral

The incident has been described as “utterly depressing and shocking”.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Four to appear in court over 12 July disorder

One man (20) was arrested on suspicion of assaulting police, but was released pending a report.

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice… Border Counties This post contains videos

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice…

The Border Lives storytelling project is collecting comments and stories from people who used to lived in the border counties during the Northern Ireland conflict.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Ardoyne 12 July march passes off peacefully

The Orange Order has said it wants peace during today’s events. Bonfires (pictured) were lit to celebrate 11th Night last night.

# northern-ireland - Friday 11 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about who got what job in the Cabinet, the 12th of July parades and the future of the Poolbeg chimneys…

These are the six areas Enda and Joan want to prioritise from now until 2016

From access to childcare to disposing bank assets, they’ve covered a lot in the Statement of Priorities.

18-year-old shot in both ankles in laneway

The teenager was shot in the Rodney Parade area of Belfast last night.

Lots of NI citizens still can’t donate blood here because of 2004 policy

The policy was brought in following the first confirmed case of vCJD transmission via blood transfusion in the UK.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Thousands will strike across Northern Ireland today

Local Government colleagues across England and Wales will join them.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Woman (19) dragged from car in Belfast hijacking

The incident happened just after noon yesterday.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From Business ETC Moy Park expansion to create over 500 jobs at three Northern Ireland sites Jobswatch

Moy Park expansion to create over 500 jobs at three Northern Ireland sites

This is on top of 100 jobs already created by the €210 million investment.

Bakery refuses to make Sesame Street ‘Support Gay Marriage’ cake

Northern Ireland’s Ashers bakery say they ‘run a business by Christian values’.

Unionists demand removal of Sinn Féin posters from bonfires

Sinn Féin say that the burning of their posters is a “hate crime”.

# northern-ireland - Monday 7 July, 2014

Man (20) shot in punishment-style shooting

The incident took place in North Belfast shortly before 1am.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Hopes of getting through marching season ‘without public disorder on our streets’

Unionist parties walked out of Stormont over a decision on a contentious parade route earlier this week.

# northern-ireland - Friday 4 July, 2014

PSNI appealing for information after sectarian shooting

No one was injured in the incident which took place around 3am.

Peace process should not be put at risk over parades – Adams

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking in the wake of yesterday’s negotiation walk-out by Unionist parties.

Trinity College wants to triple admissions from NI and here’s how they’ll do it

The university said the number of students coming from the North has dropped recently – partly due to the fact that only one in eight take four A-Levels.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Unionist parties all walk out of Stormont talks in protest over parade block

They called the talks “fruitless” after a contentious parade in north Belfast was blocked.

Opinion: Behind the headlines and political bickering is a profound grief that is hard to define

My father was just 39 when he was killed by an IRA bomb. The fate that befell him has been like a virus in my family’s bloodstream; we can never forget.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 29 June, 2014

President Higgins: ‘There are no easy solutions to the sensitive questions in Northern Ireland’

He commended the members of the Oireachtas and the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly for working together.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Game of Thrones has people flocking to Northern Ireland

Recognise the King’s Road and the Iron Isles?

# northern-ireland - Friday 27 June, 2014

22-year-old arrested after shots fired at empty parked car

The PSNI said that two windows of the car were damaged in the shooting but there were no injuries.

Baggott: PSNI shouldn’t have to investigate Troubles-era killings

“We have to create a situation where police resources are focused on the here and now, without taking away from the needs of justice or victims,” the outgoing chief constable said.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Woman dies after car enters canal in Newry

The incident occurred earlier this afternoon on the Fathom line.

Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process

Party leaders in Northern Ireland have agreed to intensive talks next week but Sinn Féin said the Irish government needs to be positively engaged for it to work.

A man accused of assassinating a Spanish general has been extradited from Belfast ETA

A man accused of assassinating a Spanish general has been extradited from Belfast

Fermin Vila Michelena is accused of being part of an ETA bombing campaign.

# northern-ireland - Monday 23 June, 2014

Queen Elizabeth is going to visit the set of Game of Thrones

The Queen will also meet with Martin McGuinness in a former prison.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 22 June, 2014

People eulogising Gerry Conlon had ‘no time for him’ when he was in prison

Paul Hill, one of the Guildford Four, also said that the group had suffered a “greater miscarriage of justice than those who died in the Guildford, Woolwich and Birmingham bombings”.

Two arrested after teen dies in car crash

John Paul McShane (19) died following a crash on the Upper Springfield Road in West Belfast.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 21 June, 2014

The Troubles, the parties and the loneliness of intelligence: Ireland’s Mensa story

Just what is it like to be among the smartest 2% in the world? found out…

# northern-ireland - Friday 20 June, 2014

From Business ETC NAMA completes largest ever loan transaction at €5.6bn Sold

NAMA completes largest ever loan transaction at €5.6bn

It consisted mostly of loans secured on assets in Northern Ireland.

“Worrying rise” in racist attacks prompts action from Robinson & McGuinness

There have been a series of racially-motivated hate crimes in Northern Ireland recently….

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Police officer among six men arrested over awarding of PSNI vehicle contracts

The suspects have been taken to the Serious Crime Suite at Antrim police station for questioning.

From The Score Millions to be spent before Royal Portrush can host The Open Championship Claret Jug

Millions to be spent before Royal Portrush can host The Open Championship

However, the organisers expect the economy to benefit by £70 million as a result.