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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Yesterday’s News

PSNI launch investigation after pipe bomb explodes near house with young children inside

Residents in Craigavon, Co Armagh were evacuated from their homes last night.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

'I wondered had I turned into Rip Van Winkle,' Bertie Ahern tells UK Brexit committee

The former Taoiseach insisted repeatedly that “Northern Ireland is not the same as the rest of the UK”.

# northern-ireland - Monday 11 February, 2019

Seven in 10 SMEs think Brexit will have negative impact and many are cancelling investment plans

Despite this, just 8% of businesses have engaged in formal planning to deal with the outcome of Brexit.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Chimpanzees escape Belfast Zoo enclosure using snapped tree branch

One chimp wandered across a pathway where visitors to the zoo were standing.

Tony Blair says no-deal Brexit could be 'devastating' for peace process Very Hard Border This post contains videos

Tony Blair says no-deal Brexit could be 'devastating' for peace process

He accused some politicians of “playing fast and loose” with the peace process in Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Opinion: The partnership with Fianna Fail won't give the SDLP the electoral boost it's hoping for

This proposed partnership won’t do much for either party and it won’t help to revive the institutions in the North, writes Gareth Brown.

# northern-ireland - Friday 8 February, 2019

'A vicious and sickening attack': Man shot in Derry

The shooting was reported to have occured to the rear of shops in the area of Central Drive in the city.

Sky News poll shows Brexit has damaged UK's reputation for majority of Irish people

Data showed that the majority of Irish people would rather cut ties with the UK than the EU.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 7 February, 2019

14th person arrested over 'horrific' Ian Ogle murder

The man was arrested at Heathrow Airport and brought to Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Can Northern Irish women access abortion services here for free? The government is finding out

Women in Northern Ireland can access abortion services here, but it will cost them €450, the Dáil was told yesterday.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Irish government welcomes May's border comments but says she has 'unrealistic expectations' about backstop

Theresa May has said she remains committed to preventing a hard border on the island of Ireland post-Brexit.

David Trimble is planning to take Theresa May's government to court over the backstop

The former NI First Minister claims the border backstop undermines the Belfast Agreement.

# northern-ireland - Monday 4 February, 2019

Theresa May to visit Northern Ireland tomorrow

May will meet with businesses and local community groups.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 3 February, 2019

From a 'dreadful' job to publishing her first novel at 54: 'It's life-changing, it really is'

Geraldine Quigley was 54 when her first book was published – and it’s all about growing up in Derry.

'The point of the play is to show people that talking is the key. Silence will kill you'

Two new plays from a Northern Irish theatre company are touring the island of Ireland – and want to shed light on men and mental health.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Met Éireann says it is 'looking at ways' to include Northern Ireland in future weather alerts

Warnings for Northern Ireland are currently covered by the UK Met Office.

Man was attacked by gang of at least five, stabbed 11 times and left to die on street

Police in Belfast have arrested six people as part of the investigation into Ian Ogle’s murder.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'They saw an astonishing amount of horror': The photographers who shot the Troubles

A new documentary on their work goes out on RTÉ One tonight.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

British MPs to vote on seven motions - including on NI backstop - to amend Brexit withdrawal deal

In a bid to try to secure the support of MPs, May will hold talks with unnamed officials or leaders from the EU today.

# northern-ireland - Monday 28 January, 2019

'It has been a huge honour': PSNI chief constable George Hamilton to retire in June

Hamilton will have served five years in the post of chief constable and almost 34 years in the police service.

Red panda found after escaping from Belfast Zoo

The panda went missing from the zoo yesterday.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 26 January, 2019

This historical clock tower has started chiming for the first time in over 30 years

The clock began chiming to signify the countdown to the opening of the Hillsborough Castle and Gardens in April.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Commissioner says there's no plan to move 600 gardaí to border - but what WILL happen?

There is concern as the March deadline approaches that hundreds of gardaí will be transferred last-minute in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

'Proud' and 'Disgusted': Fianna Fáil and SDLP 'partnership' creates mixed feelings within the party

Leaders of Fianna Fáil and the SDLP failed to rule out a future merger of the parties.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Almost two-thirds of people 'fearful of a return to sectarian violence in Ireland after Brexit'

There have been a number of security alerts in Derry in recent days.

# northern-ireland - Monday 21 January, 2019

Third Derry security alert in a day, after van abandoned outside girls' school

This incident is one of three security alerts that police in Derry have been dealing with today.

Derry car bomb has 'absolutely nothing to do with Brexit', Bradley says

British minister Karen Bradley gave a House of Commons statement; while earlier a fifth man was arrested in connection with the attack.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Police investigation underway after suspected car bomb in Derry city centre

Politicians have condemned the attack which occurred shortly after 8pm yesterday evening.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Irish motorists to require 'Green Card' to drive across Northern Ireland border in event of no-deal Brexit

Irish vehicles travelling to the UK may no longer by covered by EU rules after 29 March.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Woman in her 70s swindled out of £45,000 in 'absolutely despicable' scam

People have been urged to talk to older members of their families about scams.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

'No deal’ Brexit would have 'devastating economic consequences' in Ireland

Such a scenario would have a huge impact on the all-island economy, business groups have warned.

# northern-ireland - Monday 14 January, 2019

From The42 Dunne clarifies international allegiance amid interest from Northern Ireland Jimmy Jimmy

Dunne clarifies international allegiance amid interest from Northern Ireland

‘I am a Dundalk lad and my dream has always been to play for the Republic of Ireland.’

# northern-ireland - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Two hillwalkers killed in separate incidents in Mourne Mountains

A third person was also rescued from the mountains with a suspected broken ankle.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 12 January, 2019

'Not worthy of celebration': As Sinn Féin celebrates first Dáil, it's adamant it won't take part in Expo 100

Expo 100 is a celebration of one hundred years of Northern Ireland that will be held in 2021.

# northern-ireland - Friday 11 January, 2019

39 bulls rescued from overturned lorry in Co Fermanagh

Firefighters were helped by a local vet and farm workers, but three of the trapped bulls died.

From The42 Ireland's Olivia Mehaffey invited to prestigious Augusta National Amateur Women's Championship Georgia On My Mind

Ireland's Olivia Mehaffey invited to prestigious Augusta National Amateur Women's Championship

The 21-year-old ASU student previously featured in last year’s US Open at Shoal Creek.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Sinn Féin seeks Downing St meeting after May makes backstop 'overture to DUP'

A white paper on Northern Ireland was published today, offering powers to the Stormont Assembly in relation to the Irish backstop.

# northern-ireland - Monday 7 January, 2019

Getting honest about music and mental health: 'I remember things in the book I spent years trying to forget'

Tony Wright was a member of the hugely popular band ASIWYFA. He talks to us about leaving the band and how a vicious assault contributed to depression.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Here's what some Irish MEPs said when asked if there will be a hard border in Ireland

The Irish government and the EU says they’re not preparing for a hard border – here’s what three Irish MEPs think.

Thieves attempt to steal ATM, then set digger on fire

The incident happened at around 4am today.

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