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# dup - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Taoiseach on DUP leader's belief the Good Friday Agreement can be changed: 'It is not up for negotiation'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Taoiseach on DUP leader's belief the Good Friday Agreement can be changed: 'It is not up for negotiation'

Updated Oct 2nd 2018, 3:00 PM 44,262 Views 139 Comments

She also said that fears about how Brexit will affect Ireland was turning people off the idea.

# dup - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Arlene Foster due before 'cash-for-ash' inquiry - here's what we know so far
# Renewable Heat Incentive
# Renewable Heat Incentive

Arlene Foster due before 'cash-for-ash' inquiry - here's what we know so far

Sep 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 16,400 Views 20 Comments

She has previously told the inquiry that she was not told of issues with the scheme and that if she had been, things would have been different.

# dup - Friday 7 September, 2018

Northern Irish Secretary admits she didn't understand 'nationalists don't vote for unionist parties'
# Karen Bradley
# Karen Bradley

Northern Irish Secretary admits she didn't understand 'nationalists don't vote for unionist parties'

Sep 7th 2018, 7:38 AM 61,814 Views 84 Comments

Karen Bradley has said there was a lot she didn’t understand about Northern Ireland before she was given the job.

# dup - Thursday 9 August, 2018

'Willie Frazer have you found your daddy yet?' - Condemnation of bonfire taunting Troubles victim
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Willie Frazer have you found your daddy yet?' - Condemnation of bonfire taunting Troubles victim

Aug 9th 2018, 5:05 PM 36,756 Views 51 Comments

Frazer said he was disgusted for his wider family.

# dup - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Northern parties contemplating anti-Brexit alliance to oust Ian Paisley Jr
# Coalition Of The Willing
# Coalition Of The Willing

Northern parties contemplating anti-Brexit alliance to oust Ian Paisley Jr

Jul 26th 2018, 10:53 PM 38,327 Views 41 Comments

The controversial DUP MP is currently the subject of a holiday expenses scandal involving the government of Sri Lanka.

# dup - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

A British-Irish top-level meeting is happening for the first time in 11 years, but what is it about?
# Across The Water
# Across The Water

A British-Irish top-level meeting is happening for the first time in 11 years, but what is it about?

Jul 25th 2018, 12:35 PM 21,430 Views 40 Comments

The meeting is supposed to be “regular and frequent”.

# dup - Friday 29 June, 2018

Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people

Jun 29th 2018, 9:51 AM 15,754 Views 114 Comments

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.

# dup - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

DUP's Jim Wells criticised for comparing UK abortion rate to Holocaust
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

DUP's Jim Wells criticised for comparing UK abortion rate to Holocaust

Jun 6th 2018, 3:33 PM 12,577 Views 79 Comments

The DUP MLA made the comments on the BBC Radio Ulster’s Nolan show today.

# dup - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Arlene Foster claims Sinn Féin voters have told her they'll be voting DUP over abortion stance
# Right So
# Right So

Arlene Foster claims Sinn Féin voters have told her they'll be voting DUP over abortion stance

Jun 3rd 2018, 3:40 PM 26,259 Views 94 Comments

Foster said that her party was “taking note” of the results of the referendum.

# dup - Friday 1 June, 2018

DUP leader Arlene Foster to attend Orange Order parade in Scotland later this month
# Orange Order
# Orange Order

DUP leader Arlene Foster to attend Orange Order parade in Scotland later this month

Jun 1st 2018, 3:20 PM 15,964 Views 67 Comments

The parade will take place in Cowdenbeath, Fife on 30 June.

# dup - Monday 21 May, 2018

Arlene Foster talks about her dad being shot by the IRA and 'no logic' in a hard border
# Major Speech
# Major Speech

Arlene Foster talks about her dad being shot by the IRA and 'no logic' in a hard border

May 21st 2018, 2:57 PM 32,744 Views 57 Comments

Responding to her speech in London, Sinn Féin accused Foster of producing the “same old arrogance”.

# dup - Friday 11 May, 2018

Nigel Farage denies claims that he's about to join the DUP
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Nigel Farage denies claims that he's about to join the DUP

May 11th 2018, 2:38 PM 22,887 Views 55 Comments

Farage will be the guest speaker at a local DUP event in Co Antrim today.

# dup - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Opinion: 'The DUP has a talent for fusing bungled governance with election success'
# Confidence And Supply
# Confidence And Supply

Opinion: 'The DUP has a talent for fusing bungled governance with election success'

May 5th 2018, 9:00 AM 15,650 Views 25 Comments

This should give us all pause for reflection on the intricacies and ironies underlying our constitutional arrangements in these islands, writes Thomas Muinzer.

# dup - Monday 2 April, 2018

UDA threat against journalist condemned
# Paramilitary Activity
# Paramilitary Activity

UDA threat against journalist condemned

Apr 2nd 2018, 5:00 PM 20,578 Views 62 Comments

The NUJ has said it is concerned about the safety of the journalist and those close to them.

# dup - Friday 30 March, 2018

'You had the unionist guy saying to the Tory - 'you're not understanding what Sinn Féin is saying''
# In A Room
# In A Room

'You had the unionist guy saying to the Tory - 'you're not understanding what Sinn Féin is saying''

Mar 30th 2018, 9:00 PM 29,099 Views 16 Comments

Years before the Good Friday Agreement, politicians came together at Glencree for unofficial, trust-building talks.

Explainer: What is the Good Friday Agreement?
# 20 Years On
# 20 Years On

Explainer: What is the Good Friday Agreement?

Mar 30th 2018, 10:00 AM 24,898 Views 51 Comments

The 20th anniversary of the landmark deal is being marked – here’s what’s in it.

# dup - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill passes first stage in House of Lords
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill passes first stage in House of Lords

Mar 28th 2018, 7:28 AM 25,300 Views 42 Comments

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.

# dup - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Mary Lou on not being invited to the White House: 'I don't feel snubbed'
# Lost In The Post
# Lost In The Post

Mary Lou on not being invited to the White House: 'I don't feel snubbed'

Mar 14th 2018, 9:01 PM 22,278 Views 59 Comments

Former Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams and DUP MP Ian Paisley Jr have been invited.

# dup - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Northern MLAs could have their pay docked by over €15,000 while Stormont remains down
# No Laughing Matter
# No Laughing Matter

Northern MLAs could have their pay docked by over €15,000 while Stormont remains down

Mar 13th 2018, 9:19 AM 14,051 Views 64 Comments

Secretary of State Karen Bradley ‘is minded’ to reduce their pay.

# dup - Monday 12 March, 2018

Mary Lou and Arlene haven't been invited to the White House - but Gerry Adams and Ian Paisley Jr have
# Not On The List
# Not On The List

Mary Lou and Arlene haven't been invited to the White House - but Gerry Adams and Ian Paisley Jr have

Mar 12th 2018, 12:25 PM 38,756 Views 141 Comments

The leaders of both parties are traditionally invited to the annual White House Patrick’s Day reception.

# dup - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Northern Ireland budget to include £410 million from DUP deal with Conservatives
# Stormont
# Stormont

Northern Ireland budget to include £410 million from DUP deal with Conservatives

Mar 8th 2018, 5:28 PM 12,320 Views 42 Comments

The budget also sets out £80 million in support of immediate health and education pressure.

# dup - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

EU/UK Withdrawal Agreement includes plan to keep Northern Ireland in the customs union
# Dup Says No
# Dup Says No

EU/UK Withdrawal Agreement includes plan to keep Northern Ireland in the customs union

Feb 28th 2018, 11:30 AM 38,671 Views 111 Comments

The draft treaty sets out the arrangements for Brexit.

# dup - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

The Council of Europe has told the UK to pass laws to protect the Irish language
# Acht Na Gaeilge
# Acht Na Gaeilge

The Council of Europe has told the UK to pass laws to protect the Irish language

Feb 21st 2018, 10:21 PM 44,682 Views 63 Comments

The issue has been at the centre of the dispute at Stormont.

# dup - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Most of those living in Ireland think the Irish language should be legally protected in the North
# Ceart Go Leor
# Ceart Go Leor

Most of those living in Ireland think the Irish language should be legally protected in the North

Feb 20th 2018, 7:21 AM 47,207 Views 94 Comments

An Irish language act has become one of the main stumbling blocks in talks aimed at relaunching the Stormont government.

# dup - Saturday 17 February, 2018

'A standstill is completely unacceptable': Sinn Féin to meet Varadkar and May over Stormont deadlock
# Stormont
# Stormont

'A standstill is completely unacceptable': Sinn Féin to meet Varadkar and May over Stormont deadlock

Feb 17th 2018, 1:49 PM 11,214 Views 73 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald said there is “no question of a return to direct rule” from Westminister in the North.

# dup - Thursday 15 February, 2018

McDonald: 'Three language acts were included in draft DUP deal, but no agreement on marriage equality'
# Deadlocked
# Deadlocked

McDonald: 'Three language acts were included in draft DUP deal, but no agreement on marriage equality'

Feb 15th 2018, 9:30 PM 45,486 Views 175 Comments

DUP leader Arlene Foster yesterday said that talks between her party and Sinn Féin had failed on the issue of the Irish language.

# dup - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

The DUP party has collapsed power-sharing talks in Northern Ireland, Sinn Féin says
# Arlene Says No
# Arlene Says No

The DUP party has collapsed power-sharing talks in Northern Ireland, Sinn Féin says

Feb 14th 2018, 6:45 PM 40,590 Views 261 Comments

Sinn Féin says a deal was in place but the DUP has not followed through.

# dup - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

DUP will not sign off on stand-alone Irish Language Act, Arlene Foster says
# Roadblock
# Roadblock

DUP will not sign off on stand-alone Irish Language Act, Arlene Foster says

Feb 13th 2018, 8:03 PM 19,878 Views 139 Comments

Yesterday, British Prime Minister Theresa May said there is a “basis for an agreement” at Stormont and the Executive could be running soon.

# dup - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Controversial electricity pylon plan takes big leap forward but some people aren't happy
# N-S Interconnector
# N-S Interconnector

Controversial electricity pylon plan takes big leap forward but some people aren't happy

Jan 24th 2018, 9:02 AM 15,493 Views 52 Comments

The plan would link electricity stations in Meath and Tyrone.

'The hamster wheel of talks': There isn't a lot of optimism that the Stormont Assembly will be restored
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'The hamster wheel of talks': There isn't a lot of optimism that the Stormont Assembly will be restored

Jan 24th 2018, 6:10 AM 6,237 Views 40 Comments

As we creep towards direct rule, time is running out for politicians on both sides to strike a deal.

# dup - Friday 19 January, 2018

DUP's Sammy Wilson regrets calling Leo Varadkar 'a nutcase'
# Brexit Spokesperson
# Brexit Spokesperson

DUP's Sammy Wilson regrets calling Leo Varadkar 'a nutcase'

Jan 19th 2018, 8:27 AM 19,001 Views 72 Comments

Sammy Wilson has previously called the Taoiseach and his Tánaiste Simon Coveney “cynical, aggressive, green, and partisan”.

# dup - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'We don’t have a lot of time': Last-ditch Stormont talks start next week
# Possible Thaw
# Possible Thaw

'We don’t have a lot of time': Last-ditch Stormont talks start next week

Jan 18th 2018, 2:45 PM 10,435 Views 36 Comments

It’s been one year since the power-sharing administration collapsed in Northern Ireland.

# dup - Thursday 11 January, 2018

'Stop this gruesome tit for tat': Kingsmill loaf row rumbles on as cartoon sparks Twitter uproar
# Barry Mcelduff
# Barry Mcelduff

'Stop this gruesome tit for tat': Kingsmill loaf row rumbles on as cartoon sparks Twitter uproar

Jan 11th 2018, 9:10 AM 33,694 Views 215 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Barry McElduff posted a controversial video of him with a loaf of ‘Kingsmill’ bread on his head on the Kingsmill massacre anniversary.

# dup - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

One year on from Stormont collapse, there's still no sign of a deal
# Power Sharing
# Power Sharing

One year on from Stormont collapse, there's still no sign of a deal

Jan 9th 2018, 10:09 PM 8,894 Views 74 Comments

It’s now one year since the power sharing executive in Northern Ireland collapsed after Sinn Féin walked out on government, citing a number of key issues with their partners the DUP.

# dup - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Ireland's Brexit expert 'wouldn't rule out the possibility of more trouble' with the DUP
# Tony Connelly
# Tony Connelly

Ireland's Brexit expert 'wouldn't rule out the possibility of more trouble' with the DUP

Dec 24th 2017, 6:05 AM 27,192 Views 59 Comments

The journalist told us more about the day when his tweet led to the DUP scuppering a new plan on a soft border with Northern Ireland and the EU.

# dup - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Coveney says that government has to 'repair' relationship with DUP
# Kiss And Make DUP
# Kiss And Make DUP

Coveney says that government has to 'repair' relationship with DUP

Dec 17th 2017, 2:23 PM 9,030 Views 65 Comments

Relations between Dublin and the North’s largest party have been strained since contentious Brexit talks a week ago.

# dup - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

UK bookshop selling tea towels saying 'F*** the DUP'
# Housmans
# Housmans

UK bookshop selling tea towels saying 'F*** the DUP'

Dec 13th 2017, 12:23 PM 42,738 Views 90 Comments

Housmans Bookshop calls itself a “long-running radical bookshop”.

# dup - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Sky News presenter says 'some of you Irish need to get over yourselves'
# Build A Bridge
# Build A Bridge

Sky News presenter says 'some of you Irish need to get over yourselves'

Dec 10th 2017, 10:28 AM 153,797 Views 149 Comments

Some people have been critical of Adam Boulton’s line of questioning in an interview with Tánaiste Simon Coveney.

# dup - Friday 8 December, 2017

DUP's Sammy Wilson in scathing attack on 'cynical, aggressive and green' Varadkar and Coveney
# Brexit
# Brexit

DUP's Sammy Wilson in scathing attack on 'cynical, aggressive and green' Varadkar and Coveney

Dec 8th 2017, 4:15 PM 49,772 Views 157 Comments

The DUP MP says the pair have alienated unionists.

DUP 'pleased' with Brexit deal but says 'more work needs to be done' on border issue
# Brexit
# Brexit

DUP 'pleased' with Brexit deal but says 'more work needs to be done' on border issue

Dec 8th 2017, 10:11 AM 14,501 Views 74 Comments

A deal to avoid a hard border has been reached between the UK and EU.