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# alliance - Friday 3 January, 2020

Day two of Stormont talks rumble on - but Sinn Féin is confident it will secure Irish language support

UUP leader Steven Aiken said he was unsure of how close the parties were to a deal.

# alliance - Friday 13 December, 2019

Here's a list of MPs elected in Northern Ireland

The latest results from the 18 constituencies in the North.

For the first time, Northern Ireland has more nationalist than unionist MPs

There were gains for the SDLP, Alliance and Sinn Féin during a bad night for the DUP.

# alliance - Sunday 5 May, 2019

DUP wins most seats in the northern elections while the Alliance party makes major gains

The Alliance party, which claims to be neither nationalist or unionist, made the most gains in the election.

# alliance - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Arlene Foster criticised over assertion that 'we never had a hard border'

Foster insisted it was “a bit of a nonsense, frankly, to talk about a hard border”.

# alliance - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Trump says US is committed to NATO after allies commit to increase their spending

“The US were not treated fairly, but now we are. I believe in NATO.”

# alliance - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

From The42 Finn Harps and Derry City to play friendly to raise funds for north-west flood victims Alliance

Finn Harps and Derry City to play friendly to raise funds for north-west flood victims

Almost 50 families in the region were left homeless following last week’s flash floods.

# alliance - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

The Northern Ireland elections explained, in five controversies

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

# alliance - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Portugal's anti-austerity alliance is about to form a government Bailout Buddies This post contains videos

Portugal's anti-austerity alliance is about to form a government

Communists, Greens and the Left Bloc have banded together to take power the majority.

# alliance - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Group of Independents want to strip politicians of some power and revive rural Ireland

The group held talks today to discuss a possible alliance based on shared principles.

# alliance - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

It could be nine months before Independents agree on policies --- Michael Fitzmaurice

The man hoping to bring together a new political force in Irish politics dropped by, on his way to meet a potential future candidate…

# alliance - Thursday 8 January, 2015

'Shane Ross isn't THAT right-wing': Christy Burke's u-turn on new Independent Alliance

Dublin’s Lord Mayor is considering joining the new group and running in the next General Election.

# alliance - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Shane Ross says his new alliance will 'absolutely uproot politics in this country'

Ross and fellow independent Michael Fitzmaurice will be joining forces.

# alliance - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Opinion: The left needs to form a stronger alliance – and soon

With rumours rife that the two old civil war parties will go into government following the next general election, the disparate elements of the left must come together.

# alliance - Monday 22 September, 2014

Belfast politicians vow not to be scared by "hand-delivered bullets"

The bullets were delivered to two politicians on Friday.

# alliance - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Meghan O'Sullivan warns of 'darker downside' to Northern Ireland stalemate

The vice-chair of recent talks told RTÉ’s Prime Time that some parties are continuing to focus on the parts of the deal they disagree with.

# alliance - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Silvio Berlusconi invites former allies into alliance

Berlusconi reached out to the Deputy Premier Angelino Alfano to try to forge a political alliance to oppose his enemies on the left.

# alliance - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

National asthma programme will 'save lives'

The call comes on World Asthma Day, as an alliance is also formed to fight for better air quality in Ireland.

# alliance - Monday 28 January, 2013

From The42 Galway GAA ties up five-year sponsorship deal with Supermacs Alliance

Galway GAA ties up five-year sponsorship deal with Supermacs

The county’s new jerseys were displayed at an event to announce the deal earlier this evening.

# alliance - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Call for public meeting on future of iconic Hume Street building

An alliance of conservationists, artists, architects and local politicians have launched a campaign calling for an iconic Georgian building not to go into private ownership in Dublin.

# alliance - Monday 23 January, 2012

Government given 'C+' grade for children's rights

The Children’s Rights Alliance gave the government the highest grade since its ‘report card’ series was introduced in 2007.

# alliance - Friday 13 January, 2012

Former Belfast mayor calls for end to 'shifty' handshakes

Tom Ekin has asked Northern Ireland’s leaders to reflect on how they shake hands as current practice could be sending out the wrong message.