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# northern-ireland - Yesterday’s News

Full protocol implementation would mean economic tsunami, says DUP
# Stormont
# Stormont

Full protocol implementation would mean economic tsunami, says DUP

Updated 15 hours ago 31,747 Views 25 Comments

Jeffrey Donaldson said that calling on the Northern Ireland Protocol to be implemented in full was ‘such folly’.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 21 May, 2022

Liz Truss to meet with top Democrat as Northern Ireland Protocol row heats up
# The Protocol
# The Protocol

Liz Truss to meet with top Democrat as Northern Ireland Protocol row heats up

Sat 7:20 AM 19,106 Views 22 Comments

Meetings between senior US figures and Labour leader Keir Starmer are also set to take place.

# northern-ireland - Friday 20 May, 2022

Nancy Pelosi comments on Northern Ireland Protocol slammed as ‘unhelpful’ by DUP
# Brexit
# Brexit

Nancy Pelosi comments on Northern Ireland Protocol slammed as ‘unhelpful’ by DUP

Updated Fri 9:20 PM 78,207 Views 66 Comments

In a strongly-worded intervention, Pelosi urged the UK and the EU to continue negotiations to uphold peace in Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 19 May, 2022

UK Government moves to ensure full delivery of abortion services in Northern Ireland
# Abortion
# Abortion

UK Government moves to ensure full delivery of abortion services in Northern Ireland

Thu 7:44 PM 9,043 Views 39 Comments

Abortion services have yet to centrally commissioned in Northern Ireland due to a political impasse.

# northern-ireland - 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 17,556 Views 24 Comments

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

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Emma DeSouza: Running in the Assembly elections was an education - Northern Ireland is changing
# Assembly Elections
# Assembly Elections

Emma DeSouza: Running in the Assembly elections was an education - Northern Ireland is changing

Tue 7:00 PM 9,941 Views 3 Comments

Emma DeSouza ran in the recent Stormont elections – she didn’t win but she shares her thoughts on it all.

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 29,253 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.

UK Government set to bring forward Troubles legacy proposals
# Amnesty
# Amnesty

UK Government set to bring forward Troubles legacy proposals

May 17th 2022, 7:35 AM 7,487 Views 7 Comments

It comes the day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Northern Ireland in a bid to restore power-sharing.

# northern-ireland - Monday 16 May, 2022

Johnson says plan to unilaterally redraw NI protocol is 'insurance' while 'ironing out problems'
# Across The Irish Sea
# Across The Irish Sea

Johnson says plan to unilaterally redraw NI protocol is 'insurance' while 'ironing out problems'

May 16th 2022, 9:40 PM 53,467 Views 40 Comments
  • Johnson made clear that he did not favour scrapping the Protocol, and instead wanted to secure changes to it.
  • DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson said the Prime Minister will be judged on his actions and not his words over the Protocol.
  • Sinn Féin Stormont leader Michelle O’Neill said the Protocol "is here to stay" following a meeting with Taoiseach Micheál Martin.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 15 May, 2022

DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson
# Stormont
# Stormont

DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson

May 15th 2022, 7:48 PM 21,622 Views 30 Comments

Boris Johnson will meet the main Stormont parties tomorrow in a bid to break the deadlock on returning to power-sharing arrangements.

Coveney says British 'sabre-rattling and grandstanding' over NI Protocol is not helpful
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Coveney says British 'sabre-rattling and grandstanding' over NI Protocol is not helpful

Updated May 15th 2022, 11:45 AM 34,147 Views 44 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister said Ireland is “frustrated” and “dealing with the consequences now of a decision by the British people on our own country”.

# northern-ireland - Friday 13 May, 2022

Donaldson confirms DUP will not nominate Speaker, leaving Stormont Assembly unable to function
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Donaldson confirms DUP will not nominate Speaker, leaving Stormont Assembly unable to function

May 13th 2022, 10:15 AM 41,643 Views 63 Comments
  • The DUP leader is refusing to sit in Stormont until issues around the Northern Ireland Protocol are resolved.
  • Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill said the party are "disgracefully holding the public to ransom for their Brexit mess".
  • The UK Government has indicated that it is set to override parts of the post-Brexit agreement.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 12 May, 2022

The Explainer: What does the election result mean for the future of Northern Ireland?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What does the election result mean for the future of Northern Ireland?

May 12th 2022, 6:30 PM 3,042 Views 0 Comments

Listen in to be brought up to speed about the weekend’s seismic election result.

Johnson says protocol causing ‘real problems’ in Northern Ireland and must be ‘fixed’
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Johnson says protocol causing ‘real problems’ in Northern Ireland and must be ‘fixed’

Updated May 12th 2022, 6:23 PM 39,689 Views 49 Comments
  • European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic earlier said the UK plans to scrap swathes of the Protocol are "unacceptable".
  • Prime Minister Boris Johnson has dismissed suggestions of any possible escalatory response from the EU as "crazy".
  • DUP MP Sammy Wilson said his party has adopted a wait-and-see approach over what the UK Government will do about the Protocol.
Jeffrey Donaldson cedes newly-won Stormont seat and opts to stay in UK parliament
# DUP
# DUP

Jeffrey Donaldson cedes newly-won Stormont seat and opts to stay in UK parliament

May 12th 2022, 4:22 PM 30,601 Views 35 Comments

Emma Little-Pengelly has been elected in the Lagan Valley constituency in Donaldson’s place.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Coveney unsure if UK government interested in working to overcome Northern Ireland problems
# The Protocol
# The Protocol

Coveney unsure if UK government interested in working to overcome Northern Ireland problems

Updated May 11th 2022, 8:48 PM 22,828 Views 36 Comments

The foreign affairs minister said the working relationship Ireland and the UK have enjoyed in the past is currently “absent”.

Tweaked Troubles amnesty plan met with opposition
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Tweaked Troubles amnesty plan met with opposition

May 11th 2022, 9:59 AM 4,943 Views 2 Comments

Under UK Government proposals, immunity for Troubles-related crime will depend on co-operation with an information retrieval body.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Jeffrey Donaldson says he won't sit in Stormont Assembly 'until this Protocol issue is resolved'
# Stormont
# Stormont

Jeffrey Donaldson says he won't sit in Stormont Assembly 'until this Protocol issue is resolved'

Updated May 10th 2022, 6:38 PM 27,377 Views 62 Comments

Donaldson, who is an MP and can’t sit in both houses, says he’s staying in the House of Commons for now at least.

Taoiseach and Boris Johnson hold 'serious' talks over Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Taoiseach and Boris Johnson hold 'serious' talks over Protocol

Updated May 10th 2022, 1:51 PM 62,822 Views 49 Comments

The protocol effectively creates checks on goods flowing from Britain to Northern Ireland to allow an open border.

# northern-ireland - Monday 9 May, 2022

O'Neill promises to be 'first minister for all' and accuses DUP of 'holding society to ransom'
# Stormont Election
# Stormont Election

O'Neill promises to be 'first minister for all' and accuses DUP of 'holding society to ransom'

Updated May 9th 2022, 5:00 PM 46,055 Views 79 Comments

Party leaders are meeting today with Secretary of State Brandon Lewis across the day.

Scottish government to make refreshed case for independence, says Sturgeon
# Scotland
# Scotland

Scottish government to make refreshed case for independence, says Sturgeon

May 9th 2022, 11:36 AM 11,743 Views 21 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon said there was a ‘growing sense’ the UK is not currently serving the needs of people in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 8 May, 2022

Quiz: How well do you know these places in Northern Ireland?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How well do you know these places in Northern Ireland?

May 8th 2022, 10:00 PM 33,094 Views 9 Comments

It’s been an eventful weekend for Northern Ireland.

McDonald accuses DUP of 'political posturing' over refusal to re-enter Stormont government
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

McDonald accuses DUP of 'political posturing' over refusal to re-enter Stormont government

May 8th 2022, 1:22 PM 28,314 Views 69 Comments

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said it would be unacceptable for the DUP to refuse to form a new Stormont executive with a nationalist First Minister, following a historic election in Northern Ireland.

DUP leader urged to nominate deputy first minister to restore executive
# Assembly Election
# Assembly Election

DUP leader urged to nominate deputy first minister to restore executive

May 8th 2022, 12:14 PM 48,123 Views 80 Comments

British Secretary of State Brandon Lewis is set to meet with the leaders of the Stormont parties tomorrow.

Brian Rowan: Sinn Féin and Alliance's success represents a political shift in Northern Ireland
# Stormont
# Stormont

Brian Rowan: Sinn Féin and Alliance's success represents a political shift in Northern Ireland

May 8th 2022, 12:05 PM 21,029 Views 33 Comments

The former BBC correspondent says the story of “two tribes” in the North is now being stretched out across a wider canvas.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 7 May, 2022

SDLP’s Nichola Mallon loses seat as Sinn Féin wins historic victory in Stormont election
# Assembly Election
# Assembly Election

SDLP’s Nichola Mallon loses seat as Sinn Féin wins historic victory in Stormont election

Updated May 7th 2022, 7:20 PM 123,257 Views 72 Comments

Sinn Féin remains firmly on course to emerge as the largest Stormont party.

# northern-ireland - Friday 6 May, 2022

Sinn Féin set for best Assembly election result with most first-preference votes
# Assembly Election
# Assembly Election

Sinn Féin set for best Assembly election result with most first-preference votes

May 6th 2022, 11:18 PM 50,102 Views 38 Comments

The Sinn Féin vice-president and the leaders of the DUP and Alliance Party were all elected on the first count in their constituencies.

As it happened: Sinn Féin gains votes, on course to be largest party, Alliance and TUV also up
Live May 6th 2022, 6:55 PM

As it happened: Sinn Féin gains votes, on course to be largest party, Alliance and TUV also up

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.

Five things to look out for in today's Stormont elections
# The North Votes
# The North Votes

Five things to look out for in today's Stormont elections

May 6th 2022, 2:52 PM 6,977 Views 0 Comments

A new first minister, a surge in cross-community voting and where evangelical votes will go are among the things to keep an eye on.

SDLP facing 'tough election' as Eastwood suggests nationalists looked to Sinn Féin first minister
# Stormont
# Stormont

SDLP facing 'tough election' as Eastwood suggests nationalists looked to Sinn Féin first minister

May 6th 2022, 2:42 PM 15,928 Views 29 Comments

The SDLP leader said voters wanted to “send a message to the DUP”.

Opinion: The DUP in this election began to look like the lost tribe of the British Empire
# Stormont Vote Count
# Stormont Vote Count

Opinion: The DUP in this election began to look like the lost tribe of the British Empire

Updated May 6th 2022, 10:51 AM 51,586 Views 39 Comments

Peter Flanagan says the election in Northern Ireland has shown that Loyalist and British values are no longer the same.

Stormont election: Voter turnout estimated at 54% as counting set to begin
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Stormont election: Voter turnout estimated at 54% as counting set to begin

May 6th 2022, 7:14 AM 10,353 Views 13 Comments

The process is taking place to elect 90 MLAs to the devolved Stormont Assembly, with 239 candidates running.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Polling stations close across Northern Ireland in Stormont election with 54% turnout
# Stormont
# Stormont

Polling stations close across Northern Ireland in Stormont election with 54% turnout

Updated May 5th 2022, 10:00 PM 61,497 Views 59 Comments

The process will elect 90 MLAs to the devolved Stormont Assembly, with 239 candidates running.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Brandon Lewis: Move against Northern Ireland Protocol unlikely to be in Queen’s Speech
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brandon Lewis: Move against Northern Ireland Protocol unlikely to be in Queen’s Speech

May 4th 2022, 10:54 PM 16,876 Views 7 Comments

Secretary of State Brandon Lewis said the Government is focusing on resolving issues with an agreement with the EU.

Brian Rowan: There's nothing dull about this election in Northern Ireland - it's hard to call
# Voting Tomorrow
# Voting Tomorrow

Brian Rowan: There's nothing dull about this election in Northern Ireland - it's hard to call

Updated May 4th 2022, 2:40 PM 19,247 Views 22 Comments

The former BBC correspondent says every party is playing it safe and steady ahead of tomorrow’s vote.

# northern-ireland - 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”.

# northern-ireland - Monday 2 May, 2022

Six counties, 90 seats and 18 constituencies: Questions to be answered as Northern Ireland votes
# Stormont
# Stormont

Six counties, 90 seats and 18 constituencies: Questions to be answered as Northern Ireland votes

May 2nd 2022, 10:00 PM 18,151 Views 17 Comments

Here are some of the main issues and themes that have dominated the election campaign.

Northern Ireland party leaders clash over border poll and Protocol in TV election debate
# Stormont Elections
# Stormont Elections

Northern Ireland party leaders clash over border poll and Protocol in TV election debate

May 2nd 2022, 7:15 AM 29,336 Views 32 Comments

The leaders of the five largest parties in Northern Ireland participated in the UTV Election Debate show.

The FF-SDLP partnership: 'The last thing we want is for it to be a Fianna Fáil canvas'
# Stormont Election
# Stormont Election

The FF-SDLP partnership: 'The last thing we want is for it to be a Fianna Fáil canvas'

May 2nd 2022, 7:00 AM 16,723 Views 20 Comments

It’s about “support from the background”, a bit of logistics, TD Paul McAuliffe told The Journal.

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