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# northern-ireland - Today’s News


# northern-ireland - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Queen Elizabeth (and Prince Philip) to visit Northern Ireland

She obviously liked it a lot the last time.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Peter Robinson apologises for comments about Muslims

Last week Robinson said he wouldn’t trust Muslims for spiritual guidance but would trust them to “go down to the shops for me”. It didn’t go down well.

# northern-ireland - Monday 2 June, 2014

Four arrested in Northern Ireland over paramilitary murders

Three men were shot dead in 1994 and these arrests are part of an operation investigating a series of murders and crimes by the UVF in Belfast.

Police ‘increasingly concerned’ for missing Derry man

55-year-old Patrick McNeilly has not been seen since 23 May.

Police want to know why three shots were fired into an empty car last night

The incident happened in the Lacken Walk area of Newtownabbey, north of Belfast, last night.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 31 May, 2014

McGuinness on The Disappeared: ‘One of the worse things to happen’ during an already bitter conflict

McGuinness gave a wide-ranging interview today on current and past issues.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Peter Robinson: I was misinterpreted when I said I’d trust Muslims ‘to go down to the shops for me’ Northern Ireland This post contains videos

Peter Robinson: I was misinterpreted when I said I’d trust Muslims ‘to go down to the shops for me’

The North’s first minister has been criticised for his comments in defence of a controversial pastor’s sermon.

Senior garda officer shortlisted for top job in the PSNI

He is one of three candidates that are to be interviewed today to replace Chief Constable Matt Baggott.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Man dragged from takeaway and shot ‘punishment style’

A 23-year-old was taken from a restaurant in Dunmurray last night and taken to a patch of open ground nearby.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

New TUV councillor in trouble over anti-Catholic remarks

TUV councillor Jolene Bunting apologised, explaining her teenage self meant ‘Republicans’ and not Catholics when she wrote the posts in 2011.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 24 May, 2014

# northern-ireland - Friday 23 May, 2014

Haass will not be involved in Northern Irish talks

Haass was in Dublin today, but won’t be back in Ireland for party leaders’ talks.

From The Daily Edge This Irish guy really f**king wants to be your roommate Double Room Please

This Irish guy really f**king wants to be your roommate

He doesn’t give a sh*t if he sleeps in your bathtub.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 22 May, 2014

The Boston College tapes aren’t going anywhere, except maybe to the PSNI

The PSNI say they want the entire archive.

Man shot with crossbow as he sat in parked car

A woman also in the car escaped unharmed. A 28-year-old man has been arrested.

‘Limited immunity’ would help the Troubles truth emerge as perpetrators are dying off

Alan Brecknell of the Pat Finucance Centre explains how victims’s families could be helped.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Gorgeous footage depicts hunt for Northern Ireland’s Game of Thrones hotspots Northeros

# northern-ireland - Monday 19 May, 2014

Increase in most hate crimes in Northern Ireland – and fewer sectarian incidents

The latest figures show there were 232 more racist hate crimes than last year, but 88 fewer sectarian hate incidents.

# northern-ireland - Friday 16 May, 2014

From Business ETC Businesses in Northern Ireland fall victim to ‘sophisticated credit card scam’ Fraud

Businesses in Northern Ireland fall victim to ‘sophisticated credit card scam’

Police said a number of business people have already been defrauded out of significant sums of money.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Gerry Adams takes legal action against two newspapers

The Sinn Féin president has instructed his solicitor to take “appropriate action” over claims he was tipped off about the abuse case against his brother.

Dissident republicans caught with homemade mortar jailed for 10 years

The three men plead guilty to possession of the explosive device as well as terrorist offences.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Police issue appeal after burglars steal three rare parrots and five terrapins

The animals were stolen last weekend from a commercial premises.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Opinion: In Northern Ireland, we are literally lurching from crisis to crisis

David McCann says now is the time for action from Dublin and London who should intervene and assist political leaders in Northern Ireland.

Chopper sent to rescue lost teenagers from mountain

The five teenage boys were taking part in a Duke of Edinburgh Award expedition.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Appeal after screwdriver used in carjacking

The car has since been recovered.

# northern-ireland - Friday 9 May, 2014

Brian Hayes: Northern Ireland is an “economic wasteland”

The junior Minister and Dublin MEP candidate said the North would be badly hurt by a UK withdrawal from Europe.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Richard Haass is coming to Dublin for Northern Ireland talks

Eamon Gilmore scheduled the meeting with Haass when he spoke with him on Monday.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Boston College says they fought a lengthy battle to protect Troubles tapes

A spokesperson for the college said despite the UK-US Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty, no one thought the PSNI would be allowed access to the tapes.

PSNI chief to face questions on controversial ‘on the runs’ letters

Some 190 republicans were issued with ‘letters of comfort’ from the British comfort telling them they were no longer wanted in connection with historical crimes.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good Morning. It’s Wednesday and these are the nine stories you should know before 9 o’clock hits.

Man arrested over 1998 bombing of Moira police station

The attack injured a number of civilians.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Adams: ‘I made no threat against Michael McConville, nor did I warn of backlash’

He has denied warning the son of Jean McConville of a ‘backlash’ if he revealed the names of who he believes to have killed his mother.

PSNI chief rejects claims of a ‘dark side’ to the force

Martin McGuinness said that elements in the PSNI were against the peace process.

Boston College says it will hand back Troubles tapes… to interviewees

After the PSNI gained access to the tapes, leading to arrests, the college says it will return the material to former paramilitaries if they want.

# northern-ireland - Monday 5 May, 2014

PSNI warn Gerry Adams of ‘credible death threat’

Michael McConville has also told the BBC that Gerry Adams warned him of a ‘backlash’ if he releases the names of those who he believes were involved in his mother’s murder.

UK Government: We welcome Sinn Féin’s commitment to policing

Gerry Adams said that he wanted confirmed his support for the PSNI after Sinn Féin had questioned their independence.

IN FULL: Speech by Gerry Adams on his release from police custody

The Sinn Féin president confirmed his support for the PSNI, proclaimed his innocence and thanked all those who supported him.

Tánaiste asks for no more comments on Gerry Adams case

Eamon Gilmore also called for a ‘renewed commitment’ to the peace process.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 4 May, 2014

‘I am innocent’ and 7 other things Gerry Adams had to say tonight

“I am an activist. This is the life I have. This is part of it.”

UPDATE: Gerry Adams released without charge

A file will be sent to the Public Prosecution Service.

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