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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Article 50 is triggered, but how are people around the border reacting?

Where the word has been uttered thousands of times in the last nine months, Brexit fatigue has set in.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

A Tory MP wants to stop politicians' wages in the North. Gerry Adams just called him a 'tube'

Owen Paterson, a former Northern Ireland Secretary, thinks withholding pay might “crystallise minds”.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

No snap election: London will 'consider all options' for the North after Easter

Northern Secretary James Brokenshire has effectively removed the prospect of a second snap election.

# northern-ireland - Monday 27 March, 2017

Direct rule to return to the North unless deal is done by Sinn Féin and DUP

It would return for the first time in over a decade if an agreement is not reached.

The DUP didn't show up, Sinn Féin say they didn't walk out. What happens now?

The two largest parties in the North are pointing the finger at each other, after talks broke down.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Talks in Northern Ireland collapse less than 24 hours before deadline

Sinn Féin leader Michelle O’Neill said that negotiations had “come to the end of the road”.

The government wants to open up Ireland's exclusive fishing boundaries - and Senators aren't happy

Seanad members have been debating an amendment to the Sea Fisheries Bill.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'An IRA leader turned peacemaker': How Martin McGuinness is being remembered internationally

‘The cuddly grandfather figure that he presented in later life was real – but so too was the guerrilla hard man of the 1970s.’

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Opinion: 'McGuinness ended up in a better place, bringing his party, followers and society with him'

Irish politics lost a major political figure today, writes David McCann.

Martin McGuinness has died at the age of 66 RIP

Martin McGuinness has died at the age of 66

The longstanding Sinn Féin politician had recently stepped down as deputy first minister of Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Monday 20 March, 2017

Theresa May will trigger Article 50 next Wednesday

Britain will formally announce its intention to leave the EU on 29 March.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Woman arrested and police call for calm after 'reckless' murder of prominent loyalist

George Gilmore was gunned down in Carrickfergus on Monday.

# northern-ireland - Friday 17 March, 2017

Police investigate after group of men use sledgehammer to break into flat

The group ransacked the apartment before leaving the scene.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Hammers and baseball bats used in assault of man in Antrim pub

The man is currently receiving treatment for serious but non-life threatening injuries.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle sale as it unfolded from start to finish

The Public Accounts Committee published its report into the sale today.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Red tape from the EU could choke Irish tourism businesses after Brexit

Business group ITIC has criticised the government’s response to Brexit.

Why is the government arguing to let UK boats fish off Ireland's coasts?

Fishing limits could become a contentious issue after Brexit, as quotas and fishing territories are renegotiated.

# northern-ireland - Friday 10 March, 2017

Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU

“The whole border issue is a nightmare for us,” the former Taoiseach said.

Masked raiders 'with southern accents' tied up an elderly couple and threatened them with a poker

The robbery happened last night in the Tandragee area in Armagh.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

'Dangerous' prisoner on the run after being released by mistake

People are urged not to approach Michael Lawrence Smith if they see him, but to contact police immediately.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

A writer for the London Times has questioned Ireland's 'tenuous claim to nationhood'

The column also said that republicanism was “rooted in romanticism and myth and hatred”.

# northern-ireland - Monday 6 March, 2017

Arlene Foster says all is well in the DUP despite rumours of revolt

Unionist parties have lost their absolute majority for the first time since partition in 1921.

'We can’t have another groundhog day at Stormont': Gerry Adams weighs in on Northern election

If talks on forming a government collapse, a possible return to direct rule from Westminster is on the table.

Poll: Do you want to see a united Ireland? What Do You Think This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want to see a united Ireland?

Enda Kenny asked that a deal be included in Brexit negotiations to allow Northern Ireland to rejoin the EU in the case of a united Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 4 March, 2017

DUP scrape first place in Northern Ireland elections with Sinn Féin just one seat behind

The parties have three weeks to strike some sort of deal.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Man wanted on charges of kidnapping his ex-partner surrenders himself to authorities

The man was arrested on a European Arrest Warrant and surrendered to Northern Irish authorities.

The Northern Ireland elections explained, in five controversies

Voters go to the polls tomorrow. Here’s what you need to know.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

'She deserves to be laid to rest': Family appeal for information on 12th anniversary of woman's disappearance Murder Investigation This post contains videos

'She deserves to be laid to rest': Family appeal for information on 12th anniversary of woman's disappearance

Lisa Dorrian from Bangor disappeared after a party in 2005.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Murder investigation launched after man discovered dying on road

Two men aged 19 have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Five charged with attempting to set fire to police officers' homes

The alleged attempted arson attacks took place in Counties Down and Armagh last April and July.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Man arrested over murder of young football coach on night out

Conan Anderson died on Saturday, after sustaining head injuries some weeks ago.

# northern-ireland - Monday 20 February, 2017

Arlene Foster couldn't take questions at manifesto launch due to 'man flu'

Foster was speaking at the launch of the DUP manifesto in advance of next month’s elections.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Murder probe after young football coach who suffered head injuries on a night out dies in hospital

Conan Anderson was fighting for his life in hospital for nearly two weeks.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Woman left 'bruised and shaken' after refusing to give handbag to hammer-wielding mugger

The mugger fled down a side street empty handed.

Anti-Brexit campaigners create 'mock customs post' amid hard border fears

Border Communities Against Brexit staged the protest this morning.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 12 February, 2017

FactCheck: Are there really more Polish speakers than Irish speakers in Northern Ireland?

DUP leader Arlene Foster raised some eyebrows with her claim during the week. Is it true?

# northern-ireland - Friday 10 February, 2017

81-year-old woman who went missing in Bangor dies in hospital

Northern Ireland’s police service thanked the public for their help in looking for the missing woman.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Decision not to prosecute man over sectarian massacre of 10 Protestant workers

No one has ever been charged over the massacre.

# northern-ireland - Monday 6 February, 2017

Arlene Foster on Sinn Féin: 'If you feed a crocodile it will keep coming back for more'

In response, Gerry Adams said simply “see you later, alligator”.

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