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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Male (19) arrested after 12-year-old girl found to be pregnant

He has been released on bail.

# northern-ireland - Monday 5 October, 2015

Recognise these two ‘Chuckle Brothers’?

Publicity shots of a new film about Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness’s unlikely friendship have emerged.

Child-killer and suspect in disappearance of teenage girl in Donegal dies in custody

Robert Howard died in hospital while imprisoned for the rape and murder of another teenager.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 1 October, 2015

From The42 Republic of Ireland fall 3 places in latest FIFA world rankings Where In The World

Republic of Ireland fall 3 places in latest FIFA world rankings

Martin O’Neill’s side are now 54th in the world, even after wins over Georgia and Gibraltar.

Omagh bombing suspects face jail after failing to disclose their assets

The information had been sought by relatives of the 29 bomb victims.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

No charges for Gerry Adams as McConville family vows not to give up fight for justice

The PPS says that there is insufficient evidence to warrant a prosecution.

Terrifying ordeal for couple robbed at gun point in their home

The incident happened at around 11pm yesterday evening.

# northern-ireland - Friday 25 September, 2015

Police want to speak with these men over wallet stolen from man who fell from Derry walls

Conall Kerrigan died last month after falling from the walls.

# northern-ireland - Monday 21 September, 2015

‘Cold case’ investigations into the murders of two workmen reopened

John Devine and John O’Hara were killed by loyalists in the late 80s and early 90s.

Man arrested for shining laser at a police helicopter

The 35-year-old has been charged with three offences.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 20 September, 2015

DUP leader Peter Robinson has been admitted to hospital

His party says it’s “a precautionary measure”.

# northern-ireland - Friday 18 September, 2015

Semtex, guns and detonators found as police target ‘dissident terrorists’ in west Belfast

Semtex, guns and detonators found as police target ‘dissident terrorists’ in west Belfast

Two arrests come as the British government announced an assessment of paramilitary activity.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Former republican prisoner takes own life after arrest for putting up anti-suicide posters

Henry MacErlean was arrested for erecting a poster for help line ‘Lifeline’ last June.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Bobby Storey insists the IRA is not coming back

The senior republican said he will be taking legal action against the PSNI chief constable.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Gerry Adams thinks Peter Robinson is “making a show of himself”

He said the North is becoming a “new version of the hokey-pokey”.

Teenagers who stoned firefighters slammed as ‘a disgrace to us all’

Police have appealed for information about last night’s attack.

# northern-ireland - Friday 11 September, 2015

Explainer: What on earth is going on in Northern Ireland?

With the executive on the brink of collapse, what are the likely outcomes?

Gerry Adams: Stormont walkout is a ‘contrived crisis’

The Sinn Féin leader said the party would not accept any precondition being placed on talks aimed at defusing the crisis.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Bobby Storey released after arrest in Kevin McGuigan murder investigation

The Sinn Féin northern chairman was one of three men arrested yesterday.

Peter Robinson has resigned as First Minister of Northern Ireland

Just one DUP minister will remain in the Executive.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Gerry Adams: Sinn Féin had nothing to do with Kevin McGuigan’s murder

The party’s northern chairman Bobby Storey was arrested today in relation to the killing.

Man with crossbow arrested after “dangerous” stand-off

11 cannabis plants were discovered in the man’s house.

Man arrested after gardaí got DNA from coffee cup challenges detention

Francis Lanigan had been granted bail last December pending the outcome of his extradition case.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Man smashes windows of car with shovel, then assaults passenger

A 48-year-old man has been arrested and a car has been seized

# northern-ireland - Monday 7 September, 2015

From The42 Northern Ireland salvage late draw after Chris Baird picks up bizarre red card Momentum

Northern Ireland salvage late draw after Chris Baird picks up bizarre red card

Kyle Lafferty’s strike gave Windsor Park plenty to shout about.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Browne on Adams: “He was by far the most important person in the IRA from 1980 onwards.”

Vincent Browne tells us why he wanted to make a new three part documentary about the Sinn Féin leader.

Enda Kenny took aim at Sinn Féin in a big way last night

He was speaking to a room full of British and Irish businesspeople in Cambridge.

# northern-ireland - Friday 4 September, 2015

From The42 95-year-old Canon Edgar Turner travels to Faroe Islands to cheer on his beloved Northern Ireland Feelgood Friday

95-year-old Canon Edgar Turner travels to Faroe Islands to cheer on his beloved Northern Ireland

Michael O’Neill’s side could take a huge step towards Euro 2016 qualification with a victory later tonight.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Gang of masked men dressed in black burgle home of man in his 60s

The man was left badly shaken by the incident.

# northern-ireland - Monday 31 August, 2015

Peter Robinson is back from his holidays and he’s taking aim at the UUP

The first minister’s back on the scene – and he’s had a thing or two to say about the raging IRA debate.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Flanagan warns against “car crash politics” as IRA debate rages on

His comments follow the UUP’s unanimous vote to leave the North’s power-sharing executive.

# northern-ireland - Friday 28 August, 2015

What were we expecting? For all IRA members to lay down their rifles and work a 9 to 5?

The political establishment hopes connecting Sinn Fein with IRA criminality will help spoil Gerry Adams and Co’s chances in the upcoming election, but they should be careful what they wish for, writes Paul Allen.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 27 August, 2015

“The IRA have gone away. The war is over, they’re not coming back”

‘We differ from the view of the Chief Constable’

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

The Garda Commissioner has weighed in on the existence of the IRA

Noirin O’Sullivan tonight took the unusual step of intervening in an ongoing row.

UUP to withdraw from Executive: ‘We will not stay while Sinn Féin ignores IRA murders’

Mike Nesbitt said a vote will be taken by the party executive on Saturday.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Sinn Féin says Frances Fitzgerald may have broken rules with ‘political smears’

Meanwhile, the Justice Minister has asked the Garda Commissioner to liaise with the PSNI in assessing the current status of the Provisional IRA.

# northern-ireland - Monday 24 August, 2015

Sinn Féin hits back at ‘cynical and wholly self-serving’ attacks

Sinn Féin and Gerry Adams are coming in for criticism this morning.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Police suspect members of the Provisional IRA murdered Kevin McGuigan

The involvement of the Provisional IRA is one of the lines of enquiry being pursued.

Three men injured after falling from crane onto a boat

The incident occurred this morning in Derry.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Ambulance with patient on board overturns after being hit from side

Two ambulances were involved in separate crashes this morning.