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# northern-ireland - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

How the Irish language drove a wedge between Northern Ireland's Assembly

A movement has begun to protest against decisions taken by the Assembly ‘against’ the Irish language.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Lithuanian man extradited from the north to face Monaghan rape charges

He is expected to appear before a court in Ireland today.

Mary Lou accuses Arlene Foster and DUP of 'poking Sinn Féin in the eye'

Foster says she has been “disgracefully maligned in the most vicious manner”, ignoring calls to step aside.

Sinn Féin plays down McGuinness health concerns in wake of resignation

Pearse Doherty says the party veteran is getting the best of care and is expected to make a full recovery.

# northern-ireland - Monday 9 January, 2017

Explainer: What is the 'cash for ash' scandal?

The latest twist in the long-running controversy has seen Martin McGuinness resign after Arlene Foster refused to step aside.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Arlene Foster claims the scandal engulfing her is 'because she's a woman', so what's the truth?

The ‘cash for ash’ scandal continues to burn.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Drugs warning issued in Belfast after a number of sudden deaths

Chief superintendent Chris Noble urged the public to stay away from drugs.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Mother stopped by police for drink-driving while on school run

The PSNI said that the woman had been at lunch beforehand with friends.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'There’s never a minute in the day I don’t feel pain'

Eleanor O’Farrell is one of the many people in Ireland who have fibromyalgia, often dubbed ‘the invisible illness’.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

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# northern-ireland - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Explosives, ammo and forensic suits: Irishman jailed for 14 years after republican arsenal seized

Cavan man Barry Petticrew found in possession of bomb-making equipment in 2014.

A quarter of shoppers to go to Northern Ireland for Christmas deals

A new survey also showed that young people are the most likely to cross the border.

# northern-ireland - Monday 19 December, 2016

From The42 English FA to appeal against poppy fine Political Football

English FA to appeal against poppy fine

After being fined £35,000 by FIFA for wearing black armbands featuring poppies against Scotland, the FA will contest the decision.

Arlene Foster survives no confidence vote - but Sinn Féin plan another for New Year

Arlene Foster has repeatedly refused to resign – saying that the scheme was not her responsibility.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Nearly half of Irish people think it's time for a United Ireland

The poll comes as TheJournal.ie conducted a poll of every TD to ask if they want to see a border poll in the lifetime of the government.

# northern-ireland - Friday 16 December, 2016

Two ex-British soldiers to face murder charge for shooting dead of IRA man

Joe McCann was shot dead in Joy Street, Belfast in 1972.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Pressure mounts on North's First Minister to resign after energy scheme scandal

The flawed Renewable Heat Incentive scheme cost the Northern Irish taxpayer around £400 million.

# northern-ireland - Friday 9 December, 2016

Man caught running international counterfeit Ford ring from his garage

Michael White imported fake Ford mud flaps and car mats from China and sold them online.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Man jailed for 17 years for beating man to death with hammer

Eamonn Ferguson was killed in north Belfast in March 2014.

# northern-ireland - Monday 28 November, 2016

Winston Churchill spoke of his "longing" for a united Ireland

New Irish foreign policy documents suggest that the wartime Prime Minister may have had unexpected feelings regarding Ireland’s partition.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 27 November, 2016

From The42 Maradona Good, Pele Better, George Best! It's the sporting tweets of the week Social Media

Maradona Good, Pele Better, George Best! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Katie Taylor, Jamie Heaslip and Conor McGregor also feature in our latest list.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Man died because of assault by RUC officers, report finds

Most of the officers have retired from policing, but others remain within the PSNI.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

From The42 Northern Ireland and Wales to face disciplinary action over poppy displays FIFA

Northern Ireland and Wales to face disciplinary action over poppy displays

Fifa will investigate “several incidents involving the display of poppy symbols” during games in Belfast and Cardiff.

# northern-ireland - Monday 21 November, 2016

The cost of reunification? Ireland can no longer afford the cost of partition...

Northern Ireland Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir argues that uniting Ireland north and south would be to everyone’s economic benefit.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 17 November, 2016

'It should be available in a safe way': Scotland could help Northern Irish women obtain abortions

The country’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she is happy to explore options which would help women access free abortions.

Man attacked by gang of masked men in Antrim aggravated burglary

The victim is being treated for non-life threatening injuries in hospital.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

From The42 Northern Ireland fall to heavy home defeat as Croatia end three-year unbeaten record Fortress Breached This post contains videos

Northern Ireland fall to heavy home defeat as Croatia end three-year unbeaten record

Michael O’Neill’s side hadn’t lost at Windsor Park since September 2013.

# northern-ireland - Monday 14 November, 2016

From The42 Northern Ireland players donate Euro 2016 match fees to cancer charity Lovely Gesture

Northern Ireland players donate Euro 2016 match fees to cancer charity

Gareth McAuley also donated one of his shirts as the players wanted to give something back after their successful summer.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Quarter of Irish adults plan to go to Northern Ireland or UK for Christmas shopping

Survey shows consumers planning to take advantage of fluctuations in sterling against the euro.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

From The42 Northern Ireland will wear black armbands, not poppies, for their clash with Azerbaijan Mark Of Respect

Northern Ireland will wear black armbands, not poppies, for their clash with Azerbaijan

The Irish FA announced the team will make the gesture on Friday night to mark Armistice Day.

# northern-ireland - Friday 4 November, 2016

Sinn Féin clarifies it won't take Westminster seats, after McGuinness' unclear comments

When asked if Sinn Féin would vote against Brexit in Westminster, McGuinness said “Who knows where all of this is going to end up?”

From The Daily Edge This student from Co Down tested his US classmates on Nordie slang, and they hadn't a clue A Wee Dander

This student from Co Down tested his US classmates on Nordie slang, and they hadn't a clue

Do you think I came down the Lagan in a bubble though? Do you?

# northern-ireland - Monday 31 October, 2016

From The42 Ex-Northern Ireland and Man United player Philip Mulryne one step closer to being ordained a priest The Calling

Ex-Northern Ireland and Man United player Philip Mulryne one step closer to being ordained a priest

The 38-year-old was ordained as a deacon this weekend.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 30 October, 2016

‘Come 2018 we’ll have the tax!’: Foster signals a soft warning to Irish government

Yesterday, Arlene Foster accused the Irish government of talking down the North’s economy in a bid to steal their investment.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Elderly woman 'killed by cattle' on farm

The woman in her was killed while working on her farm.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Six in ten people want abortion to be decriminalised in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK where abortion is illegal, except where continuing a pregnancy would cause a serious risk to the mother’s health.

# northern-ireland - Monday 17 October, 2016

Northern Ireland says it doesn’t want 'special status'

Stormont rejected a motion calling for a special status to be granted.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

From The42 Germany continue to impress by easing to victory against Northern Ireland Stroll

Germany continue to impress by easing to victory against Northern Ireland

It was easy for the Germans in Hannover as they picked up another win in Group C.

# northern-ireland - Monday 10 October, 2016

Brexit Britain wants to move its tough border controls to Ireland

The UK doesn’t want illegal immigrants using Ireland to reach Britain.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 8 October, 2016

From The42 Kyle Lafferty double seals win for Northern Ireland Super Sub

Kyle Lafferty double seals win for Northern Ireland

A flurry of late goals saw Michael O’Neill’s side add gloss to what ultimately transpired to be a routine home win over 10-man San Marino.