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# michelle-oneill - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Coveney has 'serious concerns' around new Troubles amnesty legislation
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Coveney has 'serious concerns' around new Troubles amnesty legislation

Updated Wed 5:35 PM 17,554 Views 24 Comments

The proposals are almost universally opposed by political parties across the UK and Ireland as well as victims’ groups.

# michelle-oneill - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

O'Neill accuses Johnson of 'assisting DUP nonsense' amid UK plans to 'rip up' parts of Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

O'Neill accuses Johnson of 'assisting DUP nonsense' amid UK plans to 'rip up' parts of Protocol

Updated Tue 10:25 AM 29,249 Views 35 Comments

Liz Truss is expected to declare her intention to bring forward legislation which rips up parts of the UK’s post-Brexit trade deal.

# michelle-oneill - Saturday 14 May, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

May 14th 2022, 8:19 PM 8,289 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

DUP blocking formation of executive in Stormont is a 'matter of disgrace', McDonald says
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

DUP blocking formation of executive in Stormont is a 'matter of disgrace', McDonald says

May 14th 2022, 7:11 PM 15,063 Views 28 Comments

Nobody should be “spooked by the actions of the British government”, McDonald said.

# michelle-oneill - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Liz Truss ‘will not shy away’ from taking action on Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Liz Truss ‘will not shy away’ from taking action on Northern Ireland Protocol

May 11th 2022, 7:35 AM 13,149 Views 14 Comments

It is understood the British Cabinet minister is poised to take further action in the coming weeks if negotiations with the EU continue to stall.

# michelle-oneill - Friday 6 May, 2022

What happens after count day? The real work begins on Government formation
# Stormont
# Stormont

What happens after count day? The real work begins on Government formation

May 6th 2022, 4:21 PM 13,820 Views 8 Comments

Sinn Féin Vice President Michelle O’Neill said it would be “absolutely unfathomable” that a new Executive would not be formed after today.

# michelle-oneill - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

Lyra McKee’s sister says letter leak exploits her murder for political purposes
# Lyra McKee
# Lyra McKee

Lyra McKee’s sister says letter leak exploits her murder for political purposes

May 3rd 2022, 7:57 AM 17,820 Views 14 Comments

Sinn Féin’s chairman Declan Kearney wrote to Saoradh, which is accused of links with the New IRA, about a “co-operation agreement”.

# michelle-oneill - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

People are not waking up thinking about Irish unity, says Sinn Féin's Michelle O’Neill
# Assembly Elections
# Assembly Elections

People are not waking up thinking about Irish unity, says Sinn Féin's Michelle O’Neill

Apr 5th 2022, 1:54 PM 18,848 Views 21 Comments

The Sinn Fein Stormont leader said the day would come when people voted on reunification but she said her present focus was the cost-of-living crisis.

# michelle-oneill - Sunday 13 March, 2022

Sinn Féin advert to run in New York Times as Mary Lou McDonald heads Stateside
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Sinn Féin advert to run in New York Times as Mary Lou McDonald heads Stateside

Mar 13th 2022, 11:33 AM 42,980 Views 58 Comments

McDonald will travel to New York today as well as Washington DC where she will raise issues such as Northern Ireland and Brexit.

# michelle-oneill - Thursday 10 February, 2022

O'Neill says 'real prospect' Covid restrictions will have to stay in NI due to legal issues
# The North
# The North

O'Neill says 'real prospect' Covid restrictions will have to stay in NI due to legal issues

Feb 10th 2022, 5:39 PM 10,909 Views 3 Comments

The North’s Health Minister sought guidance following the resignation of first minister Paul Givan last week.

# michelle-oneill - Friday 4 February, 2022

DUP refuses to say if it will support power-sharing after Stormont elections
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

DUP refuses to say if it will support power-sharing after Stormont elections

Updated Feb 4th 2022, 6:13 PM 37,467 Views 38 Comments

The foreign affairs minister said it’s “enormously frustrating” for Northern Ireland’s other parties.

# michelle-oneill - Monday 15 November, 2021

'Groundbreaking': Survivors welcome inquiry into Mother and Baby Homes in Northern Ireland
# Redress
# Redress

'Groundbreaking': Survivors welcome inquiry into Mother and Baby Homes in Northern Ireland

Updated Nov 15th 2021, 1:50 PM 10,342 Views 2 Comments

The NI Executive is accepting all the recommendations made by an expert panel last month.

# michelle-oneill - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Leo Varadkar: Ireland has 'contingency preparations' ready in case of EU-UK trade war
# Article 16
# Article 16

Leo Varadkar: Ireland has 'contingency preparations' ready in case of EU-UK trade war

Updated Nov 9th 2021, 5:09 PM 26,834 Views 20 Comments

Varadkar said triggering Article 16 would mean the EU would have to respond.

# michelle-oneill - Saturday 30 October, 2021

‘Do they want a solution at all?’: O’Neill questions the UK’s red lines on NI Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

‘Do they want a solution at all?’: O’Neill questions the UK’s red lines on NI Protocol

Oct 30th 2021, 12:53 PM 19,230 Views 17 Comments

Sinn Féin is ready to fight the Assembly election next May, or sooner, she said.

# michelle-oneill - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Irish language legislation expected to be tabled within days, says Michelle O’Neill
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Irish language legislation expected to be tabled within days, says Michelle O’Neill

Oct 26th 2021, 5:29 PM 13,398 Views 25 Comments

Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill said the policy must be delivered upon.

# michelle-oneill - Monday 12 July, 2021

'I have to pinch myself' - Irish referee O'Neill set to make more history at Olympic Games
# Road To Tokyo
From The42
# Road To Tokyo

'I have to pinch myself' - Irish referee O'Neill set to make more history at Olympic Games

Jul 12th 2021, 8:42 PM 5,218 Views 2 Comments

Michelle O’Neill will become the first Irish referee to officiate at the Games.

# michelle-oneill - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Sinn Féin's O’Neill lays wreath at Battle of the Somme commemoration in Dublin
# Royal British Legion
# Royal British Legion

Sinn Féin's O’Neill lays wreath at Battle of the Somme commemoration in Dublin

Jul 10th 2021, 6:31 PM 25,806 Views 47 Comments

The politician said she wanted to send a message that she respects all traditions.

# michelle-oneill - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Northern Ireland won't follow England's approach to easing restrictions, says deputy first minister
# Public Health
# Public Health

Northern Ireland won't follow England's approach to easing restrictions, says deputy first minister

Jul 6th 2021, 4:42 PM 13,026 Views 9 Comments

Michelle O’Neill branded the UK Government’s approach to removing restrictions “reckless”.

# michelle-oneill - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Northern Ireland: Indoor dining to resume on 24 May as spectators to attend football game as test event
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland: Indoor dining to resume on 24 May as spectators to attend football game as test event

Updated May 13th 2021, 9:43 PM 37,116 Views 15 Comments

A number of restrictions will also ease on 24 May in Northern Ireland.

# michelle-oneill - Monday 12 April, 2021

Arlene Foster: Loyalist concerns cannot be dismissed as ‘nonsense’
# Unrest
# Unrest

Arlene Foster: Loyalist concerns cannot be dismissed as ‘nonsense’

Apr 12th 2021, 4:12 PM 26,000 Views 43 Comments

Foster said some claims of unfair treatment were not true but she said perceptions must be addressed.

# michelle-oneill - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Loyalist anger at post-Brexit trade rules among factors in Northern Ireland disorder
# Explainer
# Explainer

Loyalist anger at post-Brexit trade rules among factors in Northern Ireland disorder

Apr 8th 2021, 8:10 AM 23,834 Views 49 Comments

It took an event unrelated to the Irish Sea border furore to set a match to simmering tensions

# michelle-oneill - Thursday 1 April, 2021

PSNI chief due before policing board over decision not to prosecute after Storey funeral
# Simon Byrne
# Simon Byrne

PSNI chief due before policing board over decision not to prosecute after Storey funeral

Apr 1st 2021, 7:24 AM 10,846 Views 9 Comments

The Northern Ireland Assembly is also due to convene today for an emergency sitting to discuss the controversy.

# michelle-oneill - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Bobby Storey funeral: North's prosecution service confirms review of decision not to pursue individuals
# Bobby Storey
# Bobby Storey

Bobby Storey funeral: North's prosecution service confirms review of decision not to pursue individuals

Mar 31st 2021, 4:21 PM 13,644 Views 96 Comments

The funeral was one of the most controversial events to occur during the pandemic in the North.

# michelle-oneill - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

NI secretary urges Stormont to roll out abortion services before he orders executive to do so
# Brandon Lewis
# Brandon Lewis

NI secretary urges Stormont to roll out abortion services before he orders executive to do so

Mar 23rd 2021, 5:21 PM 8,210 Views 7 Comments

Brandon Lewis could have the power to rollout services from London next month.

# michelle-oneill - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Taoiseach says US won't know until summer whether it can help Ireland with vaccine supplies
# Biden Meeting
# Biden Meeting

Taoiseach says US won't know until summer whether it can help Ireland with vaccine supplies

Mar 17th 2021, 8:16 PM 40,819 Views 74 Comments

Micheál Martin was speaking after his virtual St Patrick’s Day meeting with US President Biden.

# michelle-oneill - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Bridge or tunnel between NI and Scotland is a ‘smokescreen for Brexit fallout', says Michelle O’Neill
# Transport Link
# Transport Link

Bridge or tunnel between NI and Scotland is a ‘smokescreen for Brexit fallout', says Michelle O’Neill

Mar 10th 2021, 7:02 PM 24,811 Views 50 Comments

O’Neill has dismissed the possibility of a link between NI and Scotland as a “pipe dream”.

# michelle-oneill - Sunday 7 February, 2021

'Crisis in confidence' in policing of nationalist community over Troubles memorial arrest row
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Crisis in confidence' in policing of nationalist community over Troubles memorial arrest row

Feb 7th 2021, 1:31 PM 14,757 Views 20 Comments

Last night, PSNI chief constable Simon Byrne apologised for the events and said one officer had been suspended.

# michelle-oneill - Saturday 6 February, 2021

PSNI chief suspends officer and apologises after Troubles memorial arrest
# Mark Sykes
# Mark Sykes

PSNI chief suspends officer and apologises after Troubles memorial arrest

Updated Feb 6th 2021, 8:04 PM 67,313 Views 57 Comments

Angry scenes unfolded in Belfast when officers intervened at a gathering to mark the 29th anniversary of a loyalist massacre.

# michelle-oneill - Monday 1 February, 2021

Michelle O'Neill self-isolating after family member tests positive for Covid-19
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Michelle O'Neill self-isolating after family member tests positive for Covid-19

Feb 1st 2021, 11:10 AM 20,686 Views 26 Comments

The Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland said she will work from home.

# michelle-oneill - Sunday 24 January, 2021

More than half of people in North want referendum on a united Ireland
# Brexit
# Brexit

More than half of people in North want referendum on a united Ireland

Jan 24th 2021, 10:48 AM 49,893 Views 154 Comments

Half of people in Scotland also want an independence referendum, according to a new opinion poll.

# michelle-oneill - Friday 11 December, 2020

Public warned against 'festive free-for-all' as restrictions ease in Northern Ireland after two-week circuit break
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Public warned against 'festive free-for-all' as restrictions ease in Northern Ireland after two-week circuit break

Dec 11th 2020, 7:21 AM 7,679 Views 1 Comment

Like the rest of Ireland, however, wet pubs in Northern Ireland must remain shut.

# michelle-oneill - Monday 9 November, 2020

Stormont ministers fail to agree extension of Covid-19 restrictions in Northern Ireland
# NI Executive
# NI Executive

Stormont ministers fail to agree extension of Covid-19 restrictions in Northern Ireland

Updated Nov 9th 2020, 10:29 PM 46,650 Views 18 Comments

A four-week circuit-break lockdown that has forced the closure of much of the hospitality sector in Northern Ireland is due to end on Thursday.

# michelle-oneill - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Polls and pandemics: How Northern Ireland's two leaders are facing defiance and disappointment
# Stormont
# Stormont

Polls and pandemics: How Northern Ireland's two leaders are facing defiance and disappointment

Oct 27th 2020, 12:05 AM 27,199 Views 10 Comments

Both leaders have faced a difficult few weeks.

# michelle-oneill - Friday 23 October, 2020

Michelle O’Neill says lockdown extension can't be ruled out - in contrast to Arlene Foster's comments
# Deputy First Minister
# Deputy First Minister

Michelle O’Neill says lockdown extension can't be ruled out - in contrast to Arlene Foster's comments

Oct 23rd 2020, 9:45 PM 23,109 Views 12 Comments

Today, Northern Ireland came to the end of its first week of a four-week circuit-breaker.

# michelle-oneill - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Northern Ireland reports 1,217 cases - a record daily high
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: Northern Ireland reports 1,217 cases - a record daily high

Oct 14th 2020, 2:12 PM 39,181 Views 47 Comments

New restrictions announced by the Executive this morning will remain in place for four weeks.

# michelle-oneill - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Seven further deaths and 863 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Seven further deaths and 863 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Oct 13th 2020, 2:06 PM 16,526 Views 9 Comments

The NI Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

# michelle-oneill - Friday 9 October, 2020

Michelle O'Neill self-isolating after family member tests positive for Covid-19
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

Michelle O'Neill self-isolating after family member tests positive for Covid-19

Updated Oct 9th 2020, 3:57 PM 33,436 Views 20 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald has described the recent surge in Covid-19 cases in Northern Ireland as “dangerous and grave”.

# michelle-oneill - Monday 21 September, 2020

North introduces limits on household indoor gatherings to tackle Covid-19 spike
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

North introduces limits on household indoor gatherings to tackle Covid-19 spike

Updated Sep 21st 2020, 5:27 PM 29,920 Views 14 Comments

The new measures were announced this evening by the First and Deputy First Ministers.

# michelle-oneill - Thursday 10 September, 2020

'Complacency is our enemy': New restrictions to limit social interaction between households in Belfast
# Stormont
# Stormont

'Complacency is our enemy': New restrictions to limit social interaction between households in Belfast

Updated Sep 10th 2020, 9:57 PM 34,251 Views 8 Comments

Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill announced the new measures this evening.

Michelle O'Neill admits public health message has been undermined by Bobby Storey funeral attendance
# Sinn Féin NI Leader
# Sinn Féin NI Leader

Michelle O'Neill admits public health message has been undermined by Bobby Storey funeral attendance

Sep 10th 2020, 9:58 AM 24,604 Views 61 Comments

DUP leader Arlene Foster welcomed the admission, which she said caused “deep hurt and anger”.

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