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Sectarianism

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# sectarianism - Monday 14 July, 2014

Police investigating after “Kill All Taigs” facepainted on five-year-old goes viral

The incident has been described as “utterly depressing and shocking”.

# sectarianism - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Unionists angry as rebel song cracks UK Top 40

The song was recorded to protest a Scottish government decision to make singing it at football matches illegal.

# sectarianism - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Praise for Panti as SF told: ‘Sectarianism is no different to racism, sexism or homophobia’

The recent homophobia controversy, the peace process, and the economy were all discussed at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in Wexford today.

# sectarianism - Friday 18 October, 2013

NI First Minister Peter Robinson hails GAA for its role in peace-building

The DUP leader was speaking at Queen’s University Belfast where he also condemned recent shootings by by the UVF and republican dissidents.

# sectarianism - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Sectarianism “is alive” in Dublin’s Church of Ireland community – Archbishop

Church of Ireland Archbishop Of Dublin Michael Jackson says that there remains a “a deeply dug in antagonism to difference” within the church community.

# sectarianism - Friday 16 August, 2013

Column: I hope my son never lives through the kind of violent history I did

Recent violence on the streets of Belfast filled me with despair; we need to teach our children respect for each other’s identity and traditions to avoid passing on the failures of the past, writes Peter Osborne.

# sectarianism - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Gang in police uniforms kills 21 people at Nigerian mosque

The attack is thought to be the latest in a long and bloody conflict between Christian and Muslim mobs.

# sectarianism - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Taoiseach to meet families of 1976 Kingsmill Massacre victims

Ten men were killed when they were taken from a minibus and shot in 1976, apparently merely for being Protestant.

# sectarianism - Friday 27 April, 2012

Would-be bombers jailed for Celtic campaign

Two men in their forties have received prison terms for sending parcel bombs to public figures and groups associated with Celtic FC, including manager Neil Lennon.

# sectarianism - Saturday 24 March, 2012

From The Score Grimley ban reduced to four weeks Sectarianism

Grimley ban reduced to four weeks

The controversial ban of Armagh selector Paul Grimley for “threatening behaviour” was commuted to four weeks last night following a review by the GAA’s Central Hearings Committee.

# sectarianism - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

From The Score Sectarian storm: Armagh complain of ‘racist’ abuse towards players GAA

Sectarian storm: Armagh complain of ‘racist’ abuse towards players

‘The chanting of “God Save the Queen” and malign taunting of “British B*****d” has no place either on or off the field of play. This is provocation in the extreme,’ said Armagh statement.

# sectarianism - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

New £2m fund to bring down Belfast’s ‘peace walls’

An independent international fund is putting up £2m to bring about the conditions allowing Northern Ireland’s ‘peace walls’ to fall.

# sectarianism - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Catholic film extra teen ‘left for dead’ after sectarian attack

James Turley, 18, was working as an extra on a movie set when he was dumped semi-unconscious into a wheelie bin.

# sectarianism - Monday 19 December, 2011

Iraqi government calls for arrest of its own vice-president

The Shia-dominated government has accused a Sunni vice-president of running a hit squad assassinating senior officials.

# sectarianism - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Column: Addressing the legacies of Northern Ireland’s past and contributing to the future

Dominic Hannigan explains why former members of Northern Ireland’s fiercest paramilitary organisations are being invited to speak to TDs at Leinster House today.

# sectarianism - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Cameron rules out inquiry into 1989 murder of Belfast solicitor

The British government rules out an inquiry into the murder of Pat Finucane, after his family met with David Cameron today.

Toddler injured as gang attack house with hammers

A group of men attacked the home in east Belfast last night in what is thought to be a sectarian incident.

# sectarianism - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Former UVF leader Gusty Spence dead at 78 Gusty Spence This post contains videos

Former UVF leader Gusty Spence dead at 78

Spence, who was jailed for the murder of a Catholic man in the sixties, later was at the forefront of the UVF ceasefire.

# sectarianism - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Man due in court over Neil Lennon hate websites

The Celtic boss has been subjected to a sectarian hate campaign.

# sectarianism - Saturday 16 July, 2011

Petrol bombs thrown at police in Portadown riots

Police were attacked by masked youths at the sectarian flashpoint of Corcrain Road in the Co Armagh town.

# sectarianism - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

UVF blamed for Belfast violence as police fear further tensions

UVF loyalists are blamed for orchestrating the violence, but republicans may be responsible for shooting a photographer.

# sectarianism - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Families of 1976 Kingsmills Massacre victims demand public inquiry

An official inquiry blames the IRA for the death of 10 Protestant textile workers in one of the bloodiest Troubles killings.

# sectarianism - Monday 20 June, 2011

A LARGE GROUP of up to 100 masked men have attacked homes in the Short Strand area of East Belfast this evening. Petrol bombs and pipe bombs have been thrown at some houses, and police are at the scene attempting to restore peace. UTV reports that both loyalists and republican gangs are involved in the conflict, which comes within 24 hours of sectarian violence between youths elsewhere in East Belfast.

# sectarianism - Friday 17 June, 2011

Bill aimed at reducing sectarianism in Scottish football to be published

Tough new prison terms will be part of the bill being published in the Scottish parliament.

# sectarianism - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Man shot in ankle in ‘punishment-style’ Belfast shooting

A 22-year-old is wounded in Saunderson Court in North Belfast, while a 20-year-old is separately shot in Tyrone.

# sectarianism - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Man charged over mid-match assault on Neil Lennon Scotland This post contains videos This post contains images

Man charged over mid-match assault on Neil Lennon

Edinburgh police arrest a man who emerged from the stands and attacked the Celtic boss during last night’s match with Hearts.

# sectarianism - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

NI parcel bomb linked to Neil Lennon campaign

A suspected parcel bomb, addressed to a nationalist group in Scotland, is intercepted in Northern Ireland.

# sectarianism - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

Celtic boss Neil Lennon targeted in parcel-bomb attack

Three devices – sent to Lennon, his lawyers and a senior politician – were all viable explosive devices, Scottish police say.