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# David Trimble

Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY
Bertie Ahern honoured by UUP leader at event marking 25th anniversary of Good Friday Agreement
At an event in Dublin last night, Bertie Ahern in turn praised UUP Doug Beattie for his ‘wisdom and calmness’ during tough times.
Last month
February 2023
# Trouble
BAI rejects complaint about RTÉ's use of Elvis song as part of tribute to David Trimble
The complaint concerned an episode of Prime Time.
Last year
2022
# Minute of silence
Stormont recalled as MLAs pay tribute to inaugural first minister David Trimble
Michelle O’Neill described Trimble’s ‘courage and generosity’.
# Lisburn
David Trimble's actions allowed a generation in NI to grow up in 'relative peace', funeral hears
The Taoiseach, the president and the UK prime minister were among those in attendance at the church.
# RIP
'Courageous' and 'frankly irreplaceable': Books of condolence open for David Trimble
The 77-year-old former Stormont first minister died on Monday evening following an illness.
Voices
Brian Rowan: How loyalist support helped an embattled David Trimble seal the Good Friday deal
Trimble’s position was encapsulated within the words – ‘no guns-no government’.
# RIP
Former UUP leader and Nobel peace prize recipient David Trimble has died aged 77
David Trimble and John Hume of the SDLP were leading figures in the Good Friday Agreement in 1998.
All time
# Brexit
Irish government welcomes May's border comments but says she has 'unrealistic expectations' about backstop
Theresa May has said she remains committed to preventing a hard border on the island of Ireland post-Brexit.
# guess who's backstop
David Trimble is planning to take Theresa May's government to court over the backstop
The former NI First Minister claims the border backstop undermines the Belfast Agreement.
# like its 1999
David Trimble just aimed a sly dig at the Taoiseach
The former leader of the UUP has strong opinions on the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you think the Brexit border row risks escalating tensions in Northern Ireland?
David Trimble has said the Irish government’s strategy in talks risks provoking loyalist paramilitaries.
# Old rivalries
Blast from the past: David Trimble claims Sinn Féin is cynically exploiting Brexit for votes
Trimble says the party is avoiding negotiations.
# Plagiarism
Irish Examiner investigating plagiarism charge against weekly columnist
Dr Steven King, a former advisor to David Trimble, is accused of plagiarising columns from a British political blog.