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# Michelle O'Neill

This month
July 2024
Threats against politicians and Catholics appear on some loyalist bonfires ahead of The Twelfth
Keir Starmer 'committed to Good Friday Agreement' over possibility of Irish unity referendum
Last month
June 2024
Mother and Baby Home inquiry in North must not 'repeat mistakes' of Republic, survivor warns
Sinn Féin's Michelle O’Neill tells unity rally that Casement Park will be 'built on my watch'
Sinn Féin's Michelle O’Neill tells unity rally that Casement Park will be 'built on my watch'
This year
Michelle O’Neill apologises for attending Bobby Storey’s funeral during Covid lockdown
Michelle O'Neill 'underlines commitment to A5' during Harris's first trip to Belfast as Taoiseach
Stormont ministers agree budget for financial year but concerns expressed about health allocation
UK's youth smoking ban plans would likely be enforced in NI (even if the DUP is against it)
The DUP’s seven MPs all voted against the Tobacco and Vapes Bill in the House of Commons.
Sinn Féin's reserved public remarks on Gaza while in US leave the party wide open for criticism
It’s a rarity that Varadkar comes out looking stronger on the issue of Palestine than Sinn Féin.
Diggers move in to Casement Park as O'Neill says Euros is 'huge opportunity'
Varadkar and O'Neill gently raise Gaza message to muted applause from Washington power brokers
The two politicians made brief references and steered away from hard-hitting language in their speeches.
There was a notable difference in Varadkar's language on Gaza in his DC speech compared to an earlier speech in Boston.
When he did mention Gaza, the was lukewarm applause compared to the reaction to his comments about Ukraine.
‘Open for business’: Michelle O’Neill and Emma Little-Pengelly bring burgeoning double act to Washington
Michelle O’Neill ‘determined’ that Casement Park will be rebuilt in time for Euro 2028
Michelle O'Neill is now more popular than the main party leaders in Ireland, opinion poll finds
McDonald and O'Neill talk Irish unity and 'being chilled' about identity in UK media blitz
Leo Varadkar to meet with UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and new Stormont leaders tomorrow
Michelle O'Neill says she will raise referendum on Irish unity when she meets Rishi Sunak
Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill on cusp of becoming NI First Minister as Stormont to return tomorrow
Speaker of the Stormont Assembly will meet with all party whips at midday today to discuss the arrangements for the sitting.
UK government to replace 'green lane' on goods travelling to NI under new Stormont deal
The DUP has been using a veto power to block Stormont’s devolved institutions for almost two years.
It was announced earlier this week that the DUP was prepared to return to Stormont, dependent on the UK Government implementing certain legislative assurances.
The return will see Michelle O’Neill become the region’s first ever nationalist first minister.
Pressure mounts on Sinn Féin to boycott St Patrick's Day trip to Washington
NI Strikes: Varadkar says public sector workers haven't got pay increases 'they should have'
Some 16 trade unions with joint membership totalling around 170,000 are taking part in industrial action today.
Unions in the North have been involved in long-running pay disputes, in some cases lasting for several years.
Workers are demanding that pay awards made to counterparts elsewhere in the UK are introduced in Northern Ireland.
Speaking at Belfast City Hall this afternoon, Nipsa general secretary Carmel Gates said strike action will grow if demands aren't met.
Northern Ireland at a standstill: 'The biggest day of strike action in a generation' today
Tens of thousands of workers across 16 unions are taking part in strike action later.
Stormont session suspended and O’Neill says she fears Assembly may never return due to DUP boycott
Sunak says there is 'a very good basis’ for Stormont Executive to be restored
Last year
Time for DUP to make a decision, Michelle O’Neill warns in New Year message
Talks with Stormont leaders to focus on finances of a returning executive
O’Neill tells party NI unionist majority is 'long gone’, says McDonald will be first female Taoiseach
Michelle O’Neill says coming weeks are 'critical' in efforts to restore Stormont
Varadkar raises prospect of Stormont 'Plan B' during busy day of meetings in Belfast
Photo of Michelle O'Neill attached to loyalist bonfire in Co Tyrone
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and SF's Michelle O'Neill to attend King Charles' coronation next week
Joint UK/Irish arrangement needed if powersharing is not restored at Stormont, says O’Neill
'We're on a positive trajectory': Politicians hope EU and UK talks on NI protocol can move forward
Irish referee Michelle O'Neill selected for this summer's World Cup
All time
Calls for civility after pro-IRA chant is directed at former DUP leader Arlene Foster
'What is next?': McDonald and O'Neill say UK Govt must clarify its plans for NI next week
Still no clarity on an election date in Northern Ireland, what's going on?
Voters in the North set to return to the polls for second time in seven months
'It would touch anybody's heart': Creeslough comes together for the first of 10 funerals