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Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Opinion: Be careful of wishing for a Sinn Féin after Gerry Adams

Adams might be the last roadblock to Sinn Féin managing to uncork its potential to conquer the left wing, working class and republican ground in Irish politics.

Gerry Adams spends third night in police custody

The Sinn Féin president can be questioned by police until Sunday at 8pm.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 1 May, 2014

‘Substantial quantity’ of explosives discovered in Belfast flats in dissident search

A 47-year-old man is currently being questioned at Antrim police station.

Taoiseach: Gerry Adams’ arrest is nothing to do with us… or any other political party here

Meanwhile, Fianna Fáil said that Mary Lou McDonald is being completely insensitive in her comments today.

Michael McConville says the IRA will kill him if he names those involved in his mother’s murder

He said he recognised some of the people who took his mother away in 1972 and still passes them on the street.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Northern Ireland rejects same sex marriage for third time in 18 months

Northern Ireland is now the only part of the UK which has not passed a law to introduce same sex marriage.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Ballymurphy parachute regiment killings: NI Secretary says ‘no’ to Hillsborough-style probe

Ten people were shot dead by the British Army in August 1971. An 11th person died from a heart attack.

# northern-ireland - Monday 28 April, 2014

From Business ETC Almost 500 jobs as EY expands international business unit in Belfast Jobswatch

Almost 500 jobs as EY expands international business unit in Belfast

The jobs boost by the company, formerly known as Ernst and Young, will see its workforce in the city triple.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Martin slams government as ‘not interested’ in Northern Ireland

The Fianna Fáil leader says that the Dublin government is “not interested” in the Haas talks.

Poll: Do you travel to Northern Ireland for cheaper dental work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you travel to Northern Ireland for cheaper dental work?

Dentists are reporting that 50 per cent of their clients are now from the Republic.

Man dies after being hit by a car shortly after exiting a taxi in Portadown

The PSNI have appealed to anyone who may have witnessed the accident on the Gilford Road.

# northern-ireland - Friday 25 April, 2014

From Business ETC Customers refunded after Ulster Bank ATM glitch Ulster Bank

Customers refunded after Ulster Bank ATM glitch

ATM withdrawals earlier in the week had been duplicated but the bank said this issue has now been resolved.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Election posters may ‘distract from the beauty of our countryside’ as Giro D’Italia approaches – Senator

Louth/East Meath Senator Mary Moran wants the posters taken down for the weekend of the bicycle race.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Criminal investigation to be carried out after 1,000 fish found dead in Tyrone river

It’s believed the pollution came from an agricultural source.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Police investigating ‘hate crime’ after loyalist flags and banners damaged

Loyalists have been protesting at Twaddell Avenue since last July over a decision to limit an Orange Order parade.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Detectives investigating murder of dissident republican arrest 26-year-old

Tommy Crossan, a former member of the Continuity IRA, was shot yesterday in West Belfast.

# northern-ireland - Friday 18 April, 2014

Former senior member of the Continuity IRA shot dead on street in broad daylight

It happened in the Springfield Road area this afternoon.

Column: Will our new cordial partnership with Britain trickle down to NI’s day-to-day politics?

The flags and parades-related violence undermine the relatively widespread perception that Northern Ireland’s peace process is a ‘completed’ one.

Assault victim kidnapped by group of men, taken to town’s outskirts for beating

The 28-year-old man was injured during an assault that took place in fields on the outskirts of Coleraine.

Two men stamp on head of victim outside shoe shop

The 46-year-old male victim sustained serious face and head injuries.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

PSNI arrest woman in connection with Jean McConville murder

The arrest was made earlier this morning in west Belfast.

From The Daily Edge An Irish YouTuber created a clever brief history of conflicts in The North Whole Lotta History

An Irish YouTuber created a clever brief history of conflicts in The North

You’ll never feel like an eejit again.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

16 cars, including two stolen from the Republic recovered in Newry

The stolen cars were recovered from a premises in the town.

‘More people and more vehicles’: Fianna Fáil’s solution to the ‘crisis’ in the ambulance service

The party has tabled a motion on the ambulance service for debate in the Dáil tonight and tomorrow and reckons that the service needs 400 extra staff.

# northern-ireland - Monday 14 April, 2014

Column: The Derry of my childhood was shrouded in sadness – now the city can breathe again

Derry truly is a symbol of the “profound transformation” of the relationship between Ireland and Britain, just like President Higgins said last week.

# northern-ireland - Friday 11 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge American choir girls sing haunting version of The Parting Glass in Derry bar Goosepimples
Eighth man arrested over attempted murder and loyalist disorder in Larne UDA

Eighth man arrested over attempted murder and loyalist disorder in Larne

Crowds of up to 100 people were involved in the violence last month. Trouble last night in Carrickfergus is being linked with those disturbances.

From The Daily Edge This wonderful account is tweeting a teenage diary from 1981 Northern Ireland Troubles

Thieves stole pensioners’ wallet as he made them a cup of tea

The men were allowed into the property after telling the homeowner they would do some work on his roof.

Omagh bombing accused to appear in court today

The man will appear in Dungannon Magistrates Court this morning.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Woman arrested in connection with Jean McConville case released without charge

The woman was arrested in west Belfast this morning.

Man charged with Omagh bombing

Sixteen years after the Omagh bomb which killed 29 people, a man has been charged with their murders.

On this day in 1998 the Good Friday Agreement was signed

Today marks the 16th anniversary of the signing of the historic Good Friday Agreement, the most important step towards achieving peace in Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Gerry Adams criticises Norman Tebbit for saying he hoped the Real IRA would shoot McGuinness

Adams said Tebbit was publicly advocating the assassination of Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

Column: Bold gestures are necessary for a genuinely inclusive Northern Ireland

As President Michael D Higgins takes part in an historic trip to the UK, we should reflect on what other valuable gestures could help heal old wounds, writes David McCann.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Enda Kenny: ‘Of course’ Flannery and Kerins should appear before the PAC

The Taoiseach added that he believed charities should not pay their CEOs to lobby the government.

Bertie Ahern: ‘Suffering in the North did lead us to a good position’

Ahern was speaking as President Michael D Higgins made a historic State visit to the UK.

# northern-ireland - Monday 7 April, 2014

Police appeal for help in finding 32-year-old missing since last week

Jonathan Bones was last seen in Ballymena, County Antrim.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Family threatened with screwdriver and locked in during burglary

Police believe there is a link with an aggravated burglary at the home of a man in his 70s several hours later.