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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Saturday 11 October, 2014

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 The42 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.

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

# northern-ireland - Monday 22 September, 2014

Belfast politicians vow not to be scared by “hand-delivered bullets”

The bullets were delivered to two politicians on Friday.

Woman arrested over 1994 Belfast shooting

Sean McParland was shot in Skegoniel Avenue in north Belfast while babysitting.

Arsonist sought after six cars set on fire over the weekend

Police in Belfast are treating the fires as suspicious.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Police ask parents to intervene after officer hit in the face with brick

Gangs of youths were throwing stones at each other when the officer was caught in the crossfire.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Investigation after indecent assault on 6-year-old girl in Belfast estate

Police said they received a report about an older school boy carrying out the assault.

From Business ETC Hey good lookin’: These photos won’t do any harm to Northern Ireland’s tourism drive Rugged Beauty
Poll: Should Northern Ireland hold a vote on joining the Republic? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Northern Ireland hold a vote on joining the Republic?

Martin McGuinness has called for a vote on Northern Ireland joining the Republic… but what would the repercussions be?

How important was a ‘No’ vote in the Scottish referendum to Northern Irish unionists?

Cultural and historical ties to Scotland meant that yesterday’s ‘No’ vote came as good news for our neighbours to the north.

# northern-ireland - Friday 19 September, 2014

What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night

It’s Culture Night tomorrow– and here’s our guide to what’s happening around the country.

UK debt collectors hired to chase down north’s M50 toll evaders

London firm EPC is already tasked with recovering unpaid M50 fines in Ireland.

Open thread: What are your thoughts on Scotland’s big decision?

Are you disappointed this morning or glad that there is still a United Kingdom across the water?

Gerry Adams’ tweet on the the Scottish independence vote was to the point

Adams said Ireland should never lose sight that we are a “divided people”.

Ireland should see ‘trade opportunities, not threats’ in a devolved Scotland

Scotland will be given more control over its own economic policies.

Teenager dies in single-vehicle crash in Co Down

The 19-year-old was the only occupant of the vehicle, which crashed last night shortly after 1am.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Police and family “increasingly concerned” about missing Darren Davidson

He was last seen in the vicinity of Craigavon Area Hospital.

“His future has probably changed forever” – 17-year-old shot in both legs in Derry

The teenager was shot in the left thigh and the right calf by two men.

Woman in critical condition after escape from house fire

The PSNI has issued an appeal for information.

# northern-ireland - Monday 15 September, 2014

Orange Hall in Donegal completely destroyed by arson attack

The fire took place in Newtowncunningham, Co Donegal on Sunday morning.

Private funeral of Ian Paisley to take place later today RIP

Private funeral of Ian Paisley to take place later today

A public memorial is expected to be scheduled later this year.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 14 September, 2014

“57 families have had to identify the body of the person they love”

Northern Ireland’s Assistant Chief Constable Stephen Martin made an emotional appeal to people to take care on the roads as deaths have already reached last year’s total.

Police officer injured in Belfast road crash

A woman driving a car involved in the incident was not injured but suffered shock.

Opinion: The Scottish referendum is the classic heart versus head clash

There has been surprisingly little coverage or comment on Scottish independence in Ireland, but a Yes vote would affect us on many fronts.