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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Nationalists

All time
Do the results in the North make a united Ireland more likely? 'People shouldn't race ahead of themselves' says Varadkar
The Taoiseach said the tectonic plates of the political landscape in the North have shifted.
# Northern Ireland
Varadkar says need for MLAs to declare as nationalist, unionist or other should be removed
He added he believes the GFA should be reformed to change the controversial petition of concern.
# karen bradley
Northern Irish Secretary admits she didn't understand 'nationalists don't vote for unionist parties'
Karen Bradley has said there was a lot she didn’t understand about Northern Ireland before she was given the job.
# in a room
'You had the unionist guy saying to the Tory - 'you're not understanding what Sinn Féin is saying''
Years before the Good Friday Agreement, politicians came together at Glencree for unofficial, trust-building talks.
# the twelfth
Two fire crews attacked while responding to bonfire incidents in the North
The fire service responded to around 40 bonfire-related incidents last night.
# not backing down
Jeremy Corbyn is being attacked in the UK press over his 'refusal to directly condemn the IRA'
The pro-Tory papers have not been kind to the Labour leader today despite the fact he condemned all violence.
# Twelfth of July
Man charged with attempted murder after car was driven into pedestrians
A 16-year-old girl was also hurt when a car ploughed into pedestrians.
# Northern Ireland
Peter Robinson slams Martin McGuinness as 'controller and dictator' over Haass talks
Comments by Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness in relation to some of the unionist influence over the Haass talks have angered the leader of the DUP.
# orangemen
In pics: Orange Order parade stopped from entering Ardoyne
PSNI stopped the parade on the Woodvale Road, one kilometre outside Ardoyne.
# Parade
Appeals for calm in Belfast ahead of Orange Order parade
The parade is due to take place at 2.30pm today.
# Northern Ireland
New law means people with serious convictions can't become political advisors
The law was passed by the Northern Ireland Assembly last night.
# art of conflict
Vince Vaughn has made a film about the Northern Ireland murals...
… yes, really. (And you can watch it on tv from today).
# Violence
Adams: The vast majority of the Belfast protests are illegal
Gerry Adams said most of the protests are being organised by the BNP, the UVF and criminal elements, and need to end.
# Union flag
Violent clashes in Belfast as flag protests enter fifth night
Police officers were attacked with missiles while vehicles were damaged with hatchets and sledge hammers.
Column: Why are loyalists so angry about a flag?
The furious protests in Belfast are born primarily of the hurt of abandonment, writes Michael Anderson.
Column: Surely Loyalist marchers want a better image than this?
The violence during parades in Belfast last weekend have David McCann pondering the need for Unionism to appeal to Catholics as well as Protestants.
# Northern Ireland
PHOTOS: Violence flares after 12 July parade in Belfast
Police used water cannons to push back nationalist protesters, while petrol bombs were thrown at riot police.
# Research
DCU gets €5m to investigate violent political extremism online
The research will look at the activities of violent jihadists, nationalist-separatists and extreme right-wing groups on the internet.
# Twelfth
Petrol bombs and violence in Belfast ahead of Twelfth of July marches
Twenty-two police officers were injured in the disturbances overnight.