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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Yesterday’s News

'Brexit is the biggest show in town': The SDLP is banking on Brexit delivering election success in 2019

The party currently has no MPs and wants to change that in a few months time.

# northern-ireland - Friday 13 September, 2019

'Work together', Colombian peace official tells Northern Ireland during Dublin visit

Presidential Counselor for Stabilization and Consolidation, Emilio Archila, is visiting Dublin today.

Recent attempted bombings in Northern Ireland could drag us all back to the Troubles

A recent attempted mortar attack in Strabane has all the hallmarks of the past, writes Tom Clonan.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 12 September, 2019

'Time to level with people': Coveney says customs checks after no-deal will be temporary and away from the border

He said a timeline for how long the checks would be operational will have to be agreed.

Road blocks, protests and a hard border: UK's Northern Ireland plans 'likely to prove unsustainable'

Businesses in the North are likely to face an immediate adverse effect from a no-deal, according to the Yellowhammer documents.

A British university has launched a major project investigating the practicalities of a united Ireland

University College London is working with Irish universities on the project.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

51% of people in Northern Ireland support Irish unification, new poll finds

That’s according to the latest poll published by Lord Ashcroft.

# northern-ireland - Friday 6 September, 2019

Varadkar 'doesn't expect any breakthroughs' in meeting with Johnson on Monday

The two leaders have very different views on Brexit.

Former police chief to hold investigation into 1982 murder of three RUC officers in Co Armagh

Sergeant Sean Quinn and Constables Allan McCloy and Paul Hamilton were killed by a bomb.

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.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 5 September, 2019

From The42 Embarrassing own goal hands Northern Ireland fifth straight win Going Well This post contains videos

Embarrassing own goal hands Northern Ireland fifth straight win

Kevin Malget had a night to forget at Windsor Park on Thursday.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Public thanked after teenager missing from Co Laois located

Leanne Cawley was found “safe and well” today.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Queen Elizabeth's portrait back on display in Stormont House

The portrait was removed last month.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Man arrested after sudden death of baby girl in Armagh

The man was arrested on suspicion of child cruelty and possession of Class A and Class B drugs.

Calls for public inquiry into claims of abuse and neglect at mental health facility

Detective Chief Inspector Jill Duffie said that over 1,500 crimes had been identified in one ward over a 6 month period.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Events take place to mark 40 years since IRA killings of Lord Mountbatten and Warrenpoint soldiers

The killings took place on one of the deadliest days of the Troubles.

# northern-ireland - Friday 23 August, 2019

Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint during Belfast hijacking

The incident took place as the man slowed down to go over a speed bump.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Police launch murder investigation after man shot dead in Co Down

The man’s body was discovered in a car in the Main Street area of the village just before 9pm.

# northern-ireland - Monday 19 August, 2019

'A few bumps in the road’: Number 10 attempts to downplay Operation Yellowhammer revelations

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to declare later that the UK is facing a Brexit ‘crisis’.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Four men arrested on suspicion of 'vicious' attempted murder after man 'deliberately hit with car'

The men were found hiding in gardens in Antrim and arrested by police.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Veterans commemorate 50th anniversary of British Army deployment in Northern Ireland

Operation Banner began in August 1969 and lasted until 2007.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Customer takes 'gay cake row' case to European Court of Human Rights

Lawyers for Gareth Lee are seeking to challenge the concept that a business can have religious views.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Apprentice Boys: Parade negotiator says he 'wouldn't have' band in Derry again

The Apprentice Boys said they “recognise this may have caused upset to many in the nationalist community”.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

PSNI meets politicians over Derry march where loyalist band displayed Parachute Regiment symbol

The meeting came after bricks and bottles were thrown at police during disturbances in Derry last night.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Battle of the Bogside: It's 50 years since the community riot that changed Ireland

In August 1969, the people of the city’s Bogside area erected barricades to prevent the RUC entering.

# northern-ireland - Friday 9 August, 2019

UK will 'safeguard' security in Ireland in event of no-deal Brexit, says Michael Gove

Michael Gove was speaking during a visit to Northern Ireland today.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Donohoe says 'cliff-edge' Brexit can be avoided but no-deal risk is growing

The finance minister said British chancellor Sajid Javid is “absolutely committed” to Britain leaving the EU by 31 October.

Family of murdered loyalist offer £10,000 reward for information

John Boreland was shot dead in north Belfast on 7 August 2016.

# northern-ireland - Monday 5 August, 2019

How no-deal Brexit makes direct rule nearly inevitable in Northern Ireland

A no-deal Brexit could spell the return of direct rule to Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time

Today is the first time the taoiseach attended the Belfast pride parade which is highlighting the theme of marriage equality.

# northern-ireland - Friday 2 August, 2019

'Panic' and 'security gaps': Internal British document warns about impact of no-deal Brexit

Britain leaving the EU without a deal seems increasingly likely.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Mary Lou McDonald says she told Boris Johnson 'to make sure he's not the DUP's gofer'

DUP leader Arlene Foster said that Johnson told them “talk of a border poll is not something he’s interested in entertaining”.

FactCheck: Is 90% of Ireland's trade with the UK, as a former British trade minister claimed?

Digby Jones made the claim on Twitter at the weekend when discussing the impact of a no deal Brexit.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Boris Johnson pledges to do 'everything in his power' to break impasse in Northern Ireland talks

The PM and the new Northern Ireland Secretary are to meet with the five main political parties tomorrow.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Poll: Will Northern Ireland 'question the union' after Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Northern Ireland 'question the union' after Brexit?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he thinks that people in Northern Ireland will reconsider their role in the United Kingdom post-Brexit.

# northern-ireland - Friday 26 July, 2019

Boris Johnson's Brexit comments 'unhelpful', Coveney says

The Tánaiste was meeting with new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Julian Smith today.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Boris Johnson in Downing Street 'quite rightly raises enormous fears', says Micheál Martin

Martin said the last time Johnson was in Ireland, he didn’t show the ‘slightest level of understanding’ about the the Good Friday Agreement.

# northern-ireland - Monday 22 July, 2019

'This is not a pension for terrorists': Troubles perpetrators will not receive victim compensation

Concerns were raised over those who were injured by their own hand receiving the pension.

Boris Johnson says that if we can go to the moon, we can solve the Irish border problem

During his time as Foreign Secretary, Johnson compared concerns about the Irish border as “the tail wagging the dog.”

# northern-ireland - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Coveney says no-deal Brexit will be 'a disaster for us all' Backstop This post contains videos

Coveney says no-deal Brexit will be 'a disaster for us all'

The Tánaiste says he and others have worked for three years to avoid such a scenario.

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