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# north - Friday 26 June, 2020

From The42 All Blacks confirm how they'll pick teams for the North v South trial game Mouthwatering

All Blacks confirm how they'll pick teams for the North v South trial game

The traditional fixture is set to return in August.

# north - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Twenty-two new cases in the North as total number there climbs to 108

The total number of tests completed in the North now stands at 2,186.

# north - Thursday 19 March, 2020

From The42 World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy set to be cancelled Off

World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy set to be cancelled

The competition was scheduled to take place in Northern Italy this summer.

# north - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Bill to allow Northern Irish boats to fish off Ireland's coasts approved by Dáil

Northern Ireland allows Irish boats to fish in its 0-6 mile zone off its coasts – but Ireland had no laws to reciprocate the same measure.

# north - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

From The42 North, Carbery, Tomane: All the Pro14 signings for the 2018/19 season Incoming

North, Carbery, Tomane: All the Pro14 signings for the 2018/19 season

We’ve rounded up all the additions ahead of the upcoming Pro14 campaign.

# north - Sunday 17 September, 2017

'Behind the masks': New digital archive documents Northern Ireland's history

A library in Belfast has collected tens of thousands of items related to the Troubles and subsequent peace process.

# north - Friday 25 August, 2017

'A tsunami from the skies': Taoiseach to travel to Donegal as emergency meeting takes place over floods

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for five counties.

# north - Monday 3 July, 2017

'What's wrong with someone who wants to live through Irish?' - Sinn Féin hits back at DUP

Earlier, Arlene Foster said that Sinn Féin’s ‘shopping list’ is holding up a deal in the North.

# north - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Gerry Adams asks UK to not restore direct rule from Westminster in North

The Sinn Féin leader doesn’t expect a power-sharing deal to be reached in Northern Ireland by tomorrow.

# north - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'An IRA leader turned peacemaker': How Martin McGuinness is being remembered internationally

‘The cuddly grandfather figure that he presented in later life was real – but so too was the guerrilla hard man of the 1970s.’

# north - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

From The42 Reports of George North's demise are greatly exaggerated, says Schmidt Down Not Out

Reports of George North's demise are greatly exaggerated, says Schmidt

“If you’ve seen the size, the strength and the speed and agility of such a big man, why would you go looking for him?”

# north - Monday 6 March, 2017

'We can’t have another groundhog day at Stormont': Gerry Adams weighs in on Northern election

If talks on forming a government collapse, a possible return to direct rule from Westminster is on the table.

# north - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'Huge damage has been done': Kenny and Adams discuss political turmoil in North

An election now seems inevitable.

# north - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

A quarter of shoppers to go to Northern Ireland for Christmas deals

A new survey also showed that young people are the most likely to cross the border.

# north - Thursday 11 August, 2016

No plans to introduce PSNI petrol 'drive-off' pilot scheme in Republic

PSNI is leaving it up to petrol station owners in two areas to pursue non-paying drivers – but there are fears it would make it “easier” for criminals.

Ireland needs to open a passport office in Belfast after Brexit, says Sinn Féin

Minister Charlie Flanagan is satisfied that the existing range of service options meet the current needs of passport applicants.

# north - Thursday 14 July, 2016

This man has just been given responsibility for Northern Ireland

James Brokenshire is the new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

# north - Friday 18 September, 2015

Culture Night is TONIGHT – here’s what to go see

Tonight’s the night. Let us help you choose where to go.

# north - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Dublin Airport want to find the owner of this 1946 photograph

The picture was left in Terminal One of Dublin Airport yesterday evening.

# north - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Gerry Adams: The IRA had nothing to do with Kevin McGuigan's murder

The Sinn Féin leader said some people are using the killing to “undermine” his party.

# north - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Three charged over attempted late-night sword raids

The two incidents – at a take-away and a petrol station – happened late on Monday night.

# north - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Two questioned over attack on man left alone and injured in field

The victim sustained serious head and facial injuries – but the crime went unreported for hours.

# north - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Driver threatened with hammer in botched car-jack attempt

The man attempted to force the vehicle to stop.

# north - Monday 1 June, 2015

The North's strict new sex laws have kicked in. What does that mean for the Republic?

There are warnings the new laws will make Dublin and the border counties more attractive for pimps and traffickers.

# north - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

'The last bastion of discrimination': 26 counties down - 6 to go?

Northern Ireland is the only region in western Europe where same-sex marriage is not permitted.

# north - Friday 8 May, 2015

"It doesn't belong to Bobby Sands": Gains for Unionists as Sinn Féin lose marginal seat

It was a good night for the UUP in particular – who head back to London with two seats (up from zero).

# north - Friday 17 April, 2015

Poll: Does the cost of treatment stop you from going to the dentist? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does the cost of treatment stop you from going to the dentist?

The Irish Dental Association says the oral health of the nation is suffering because of state cuts.

# north - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Man suffers fractured skull in early morning attack

The victim, who’s in his 20s, hasn’t been able to give a description of his attacker, or if a weapon was used.

# north - Friday 12 December, 2014

No deal: Enda and Cameron leave talks after 'amateurish ham-fisted episode'

No deal and no immediate prospect of a deal in the North on flags, parades and the past.

# north - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Hundreds of us saw that 'giant fireball' this week --- but where did it land?

Hundreds of sightings were reported to Astronomy Ireland, from all over the country.

# north - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Carjacking: Taxi-driver forced from car in early morning attack

The driver was travelling with three male passengers when the man in the front seat forced him to stop, and assaulted him.

# north - Monday 10 November, 2014

Paramilitaries abused 500 children since 1990

One former victim said he still got flashbacks, over 20 years after being attacked in his parents’ house in Belfast.

# north - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Patient being tested for Ebola in Belfast

The person had recently been in an Ebola-affected country.

# north - Friday 19 September, 2014

What to see in THE NORTH on Culture Night

It’s Culture Night tomorrow– and here’s our guide to what’s happening around the country.

# north - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Martin slams government as 'not interested' in Northern Ireland

The Fianna Fáil leader says that the Dublin government is “not interested” in the Haas talks.

# north - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Police appeal for information on missing jacket linked to Eamonn Ferguson death

Eamon Ferguson’s body was found at around 3am Saturday morning.

# north - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Egypt has deported Irish Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire

Maguire won the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize with Betty Williams for founding a peace group to resolve the conflict between North Ireland’s Catholics and Protestants.

# north - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

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.

# north - Monday 20 January, 2014

'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.

# north - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Gilmore: Dublin may get involved if there’s no progress on Haass

The Tánaiste says there may be a joint intervention by the Irish and British Governments if parties are unable to make progress.

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