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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Today’s News


# northern-ireland - Monday 25 May, 2015

Peter Robinson has had a suspected heart attack

The North’s First Minister felt unwell this morning, the DUP said.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 23 May, 2015

The No campaign has accepted that they have lost the referendum

Director of the Iona Institute David Quinn has congratulated the Yes side on their projected win.

The ‘gay cake’ row and freedom of speech: Being offended isn’t a right

The trouble with trying to put limits on free speech and the freedom of conscience is that you inevitably wind up tying yourself in knots.

# northern-ireland - Friday 22 May, 2015

Northern Irish justice system apologises to Mairia Cahill over handling of her case

An independent review into the Northern Ireland Public Prosecution Service’s handling of Cahill’s case is to be published today.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Are we about to see an influx of pimps to Ireland?

Our nearest neighbour is cracking down on sex buyers.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

That handshake was a publicity coup for Sinn Fein – why were the opposition missing in action?

Why did the State foot the bill for Sinn Fein’s biggest publicity stroke as Gerry Adams shook the hand of Prince Charles, while the Taoiseach and opposition leaders were nowhere to be seen, asks Paul Allen.

Who said that? Don’t be shocked by coughing and talking bus shelters

It’s part of a campaign to raise awareness of the key signs of lung cancer.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Gay cake row: Bakery GUILTY of discrimination, judge rules

The Christian-run bakery is not exempt from discrimination law, a court was told this morning.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 17 May, 2015

On this day 41 years ago, bombs ripped through Dublin and Monaghan The Troubles This post contains videos

On this day 41 years ago, bombs ripped through Dublin and Monaghan

33 people died in the bombings, with hundreds more injured.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Violent prisoner is still on the move on the island of Ireland

Jonathan Turley was supposed to return to prison on May 9 after being released on bail.

# northern-ireland - Friday 15 May, 2015

Violent sex offender jailed over the ‘most horrendous abuse’ of three girls

His offences took place between 1996 and 2002 and were described today as some of the most serious investigated by the Public Prosecution Branch.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From The42 Two men arrested over death threats sent to Oldham Athletic’s new Irish manager Death Threat

Two men arrested over death threats sent to Oldham Athletic’s new Irish manager

Darren Kelly had tweeted about “legend” Martin McGuinness earlier this year.

# northern-ireland - Friday 8 May, 2015

“It doesn’t belong to Bobby Sands”: Gains for Unionists as Sinn Féin lose marginal seat

It was a good night for the UUP in particular – who head back to London with two seats (up from zero).

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

From Business ETC British spy agency might be able to tell when you say ‘craic’ or ‘Dublin’ on the phone Hold Your Whisht

British spy agency might be able to tell when you say ‘craic’ or ‘Dublin’ on the phone

And “Belfast”, and “Seán” and “pub.”

Convicted murderer at large arrested in Belfast

The 27-year-old was serving a 17 year sentence in Maghaberry Prison.

# northern-ireland - Monday 4 May, 2015

Paint bombs were thrown at Martin McGuinness’s home last night

“The people behind these attacks have nothing to offer the community.”

# northern-ireland - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Dissidents blamed as significant bomb ‘intended to kill’ found in Belfast

The PSNI said the incident “has all the hallmarks of a dissident republican terrorist attack”.

Sinn Féin defends leaflet amid accusations of ‘blatant sectarianism’

A leaflet for Gerry Kelly contains census figures showing more Catholics than Protestants in North Belfast.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 30 April, 2015

This article on female politicians was “misrepresented” – not sexist, says paper

It also focused on the posters of five male politicians.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 8 times Jamie Dornan reached peak Nordie Darlin

8 times Jamie Dornan reached peak Nordie

The world’s hottest man, keeping it real.

# northern-ireland - Friday 24 April, 2015

NI Health Minister draws links between gay relationships and child abuse

The MLA has since withdrawn his comments and apologised.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Masked men burst into house and attack occupant with baseball bats

Another man and woman were also in the house at the time but were not injured.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Courteney Cox’s entire family tried to copy her fiancé’s Northern Irish accent Hoy Noy Broyn Coy

# northern-ireland - Friday 17 April, 2015

Urgent talks sought with British government over submarine ‘dragging’ fishing trawler

The boat was badly damaged in the collision.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Thieves armed with knife and baseball bat raid rural house – demanding drugs

The incident happened in the village of Clabby in Co Fermanagh.

A major investigation has been launched into the murders of ‘IRA informers’

The investigation is probing at least 20 murders of people alleged to have been IRA informers.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

‘You can shop for it like a pint of milk’ – Co Down family blame legal highs for son’s death

Dawn and Carl Owens say the drugs made their some distracted and suicidal.

Boy (14) and three men arrested after helicopter chase

This followed an incident that happened in Co Armagh and Co Down on Monday.

# northern-ireland - Friday 10 April, 2015

Man beaten with baseball bats after gang storm his home

One arrest has been made.

# northern-ireland - Monday 6 April, 2015

# northern-ireland - Friday 3 April, 2015

Family – including baby girl – in critical condition after house fire

A local fire officer said there was no smoke alarm in the home, which caused a delay in the alarm being raised.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Fresh appeal to catch those who killed Constable Ronan Kerr four years ago

The PSNI has renewed its appeal for information.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Sinn Féin councillor assaulted on bus during hate crime incident

Mary Ellen Campbell attempted to break up an incident involving a couple from Poland.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 28 March, 2015

From The42 Northern Ireland’s key Euro 2016 qualifier to be met with religious protests Controversy

Northern Ireland’s key Euro 2016 qualifier to be met with religious protests

Michael O’Neill’s men have made a blistering start to the campaign.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Loyalist gangs blamed for murdering father-of-five

The paramilitaries are also in the frame for a series of other “punishment attacks”.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Mother and daughter left shaken after being robbed by masked men

Neither of the two women were injured in the incident.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Ireland’s ban on the purchase of sex will be challenged by a sex worker

Northern Ireland brought in new laws first and the Republic has followed.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 14 March, 2015

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released Miscarriage Of Justice This post contains videos

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released

The men spent 16 years in prison – for a crime they didn’t commit.