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# Ian Paisley

Last year
When Bertie met Paisley: Attacks on Presbyterian churches led to meeting between two leaders
Ian Paisley sought the meeting with Bertie Ahern to discuss “religion and not politics”.
Ian Paisley accuses Tories of 'betrayal' for choosing 'English nationalism' over unionism
Paisley comments come as an early Stormont election was ruled out by the Northern Ireland Secretary.
All time
UUP leader wants Ian Paisley to apologise in public for ‘dangerous’ chant
A row erupted after four gigs by Van Morrison at the Belfast hotel were cancelled at the last minute on Thursday.
Ian Paisley insists he does not believe NI Health Minister Robin Swann is dangerous
Paisley made a statement after he was criticised for joining Van Morrison as he made a verbal attack on Swann.
Documentary links Martin McGuinness and Ian Paisley to new Troubles-era bomb attacks
The revelations are made in a documentary about the Troubles to air next week.
Ian Paisley under pressure again for undeclared family holiday to Maldives
BBC Spotlight Northern Ireland travelled to the Maldives to investigate the claims against the North Antrim MP.
Ian Paisley Jr keeps seat as recall petition for by-election fails
The petition followed Paisley’s failure to declare two family holidays that were paid for by the Sri Lankan government.
Opinion: Ian Paisley's facing into a possible by-election ... he can be heartened by his likely re-election
As Ian Paisley Jr endures a 30-day suspension from the House of Commons, Thomas Muinzer writes that it’s likely he’ll win back his seat in a possible by-election.
Ian Paisley Jr has been suspended from the House of Commons and the DUP
The suspension follows Paisley’s failure to declare two family holidays that were paid for by the Sri Lankan government.
Ian Paisley Jr suspended from House of Commons over paid Sri Lanka trips with his family
The trips included ‘business-class air travel and helicopter flights’.
Ian Paisley Jr apologises for sharing Katie Hopkins tweet about Ramadan
The tweet had linked the Muslim practice of fasting for a month to murder rates in London.
Ian Paisley Jr to refer himself to Westminster standards office after newspaper article
The Daily Telegraph claimed Paisley did not declare gifts received from a foreign government.
The night Peter Robinson and a gang of masked loyalists invaded a Co Monaghan village
The incursion terrorised a village – and later criminal charges threatened to derail the future first minister’s career.
Transgender woman speaks about wanting to rejoin Orange Order
Adrianne Elson has said that she would like to join the women’s section of the order.
Ian Paisley Jr thinks Enda Kenny's border poll idea is "far out, man"
He also said that Kenny should be thinking about moving his state towards membership of the British Commonwealth.
Recognise these two 'Chuckle Brothers'?
Publicity shots of a new film about Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness’s unlikely friendship have emerged.
Colm Meaney set to play Martin McGuinness in new 'Chuckle Brothers' film
The Dublin actor expressed his support for the Derry politician during the 2011 presidential election.
He won't have to face Ian Paisley, but Pope Francis will speak to EU politicians today
Francis’s visit is the first by a Pontiff since 1988 when Paisley was ejected for heckling.
"Dad could certainly speak out": Ian Paisley remembered at Ulster Hall memorial
The funeral of the DUP founder was a family only affair.
Who won the war in Northern Ireland? The British, so says a new BBC documentary
Filmmaker Peter Taylor says this is the only conclusion that can be made, for now.
Public memorial details for Ian Paisley announced
The DUP founder died earlier this month aged 88. His funeral was strictly a family event.
"Ulster will never see the like of him again" - Stormont pays tribute to Ian Paisley
Martin McGuinness described how the man he once feared came to be his friend.
Private funeral of Ian Paisley to take place later today
A public memorial is expected to be scheduled later this year.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Everyone’s taking about a child abduction in Wexford, the discovery of Gerard Daly’s body and Michael Noonan’s good news.
From adversaries to friends: Martin McGuinness signs book of condolences for Ian Paisley
They were once bitter enemies, but the two went on to forge one of the most unlikely friendships in Northern Ireland.
NI Secretary of State referred to Ian Paisley as a 'schizophrenic'
James Prior said the remark during a meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs Peter Barry in October 1983
Here's What Happened Today: Friday
Everyone’s talking about the death of Ian Paisley, Oscar Pistorius convicted and Fine Gael’s tea summit.
Ian Paisley: 1926 - 2014
The sight of the firebrand preacher bounding across the grass in Farmleigh to shake Bertie Ahern’s hand was a genuine ‘wow’ moment in Irish politics. But for decades, the DUP founder was known as ‘Dr No’.
"I have lost a friend": McGuinness pays tribute to the late Ian Paisley
Taoiseach Enda Kenny said Paisley was “by any measure a major figure in the history of these islands”.
Ian Paisley in Pictures: From Neverman to Chuckle Brother
A life on the frontline of Northern Ireland divisions.
'Never never never' and other famous words from Reverend Ian Paisley
He was always controversial, vicious at times and always
Former DUP leader Ian Paisley has died, aged 88
His wife Eileen said his family were “heartbroken” and that their “earthly lives are forever changed”.
Events outlined by Paisley "simply did not happen" say DUP
The former first minister claimed he was edged out by senior DUP figures after party members took issue with his performance in the role.
'Chuckling' relationship with McGuinness hastened my departure --- Paisley
The former DUP leader has detailed how senior party figures edged him out as First Minister of Northern Ireland.
"The people responsible for terrorism are terrorists," - Northern leaders on Paisley comments
The former DUP leader suggested the Irish government was in some way responsible for the Dublin and Monaghan bombings, but the leaders of the Belfast assembly today both rejected that idea.
Ian Paisley says he was angered by Bloody Sunday
The one-time firebrand preacher and former DUP leader also said the gerrymandering and discrimination that existed in Northern Ireland was wrong.
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s been talking about Ian Paisley, an Irish man who died in Perth, and a suicide bomb at a Russian train station…
Ian Paisley admitted to hospital for tests
The former DUP leader was admitted to hospital yesterday for necessary tests.
Facing the past: artist ‘honoured’ to have Adams portrait hung in London gallery
Conrad Atkinson reflects on his experience of visiting Northern Ireland during the Troubles, the peace process, and how his painting of the Sinn Féin leader will soon hang in London’s National Portrait Gallery.