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# northern-ireland - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Burning car left on train track between Belfast and Derry
# Coleraine
# Coleraine

Burning car left on train track between Belfast and Derry

Apr 13th 2021, 7:13 AM 22,686 Views 19 Comments

The incident took place around 9pm last night.

# northern-ireland - Monday 12 April, 2021

Arlene Foster: Loyalist concerns cannot be dismissed as ‘nonsense’
# Unrest
# Unrest

Arlene Foster: Loyalist concerns cannot be dismissed as ‘nonsense’

Apr 12th 2021, 4:12 PM 25,973 Views 43 Comments

Foster said some claims of unfair treatment were not true but she said perceptions must be addressed.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 11 April, 2021

One death and 89 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

One death and 89 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Apr 11th 2021, 2:11 PM 14,064 Views 21 Comments

Northern Ireland hit a million vaccine doses in its rollout programme this week.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 10 April, 2021

Three 14-year-old boys arrested during latest disturbances in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Three 14-year-old boys arrested during latest disturbances in Belfast

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 1:32 PM 26,285 Views 0 Comments

Leaders have continued to call for an end to tensions in the North.

Taoiseach warns against 'spiral back' to sectarian conflict on anniversary of Good Friday Agreement
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Taoiseach warns against 'spiral back' to sectarian conflict on anniversary of Good Friday Agreement

Apr 10th 2021, 12:09 PM 15,953 Views 54 Comments

The agreement was signed 23 years ago today.

# northern-ireland - Friday 9 April, 2021

NI police attacked with bottles and stones in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

NI police attacked with bottles and stones in Belfast

Updated Apr 9th 2021, 10:39 PM 40,078 Views 107 Comments

This was one of a number of sporadic incidents of unrest in Northern Ireland this evening.

Two men charged with rioting following last night's violence in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Two men charged with rioting following last night's violence in Belfast

Apr 9th 2021, 9:30 PM 10,193 Views 0 Comments

One of the men was also charged with possession of a petrol bomb.

Loyalist mum: The Bobby Storey decision was the spark that lit the tinderbox this week
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Loyalist mum: The Bobby Storey decision was the spark that lit the tinderbox this week

Apr 9th 2021, 8:30 PM 54,855 Views 102 Comments

Emma Shaw, a member of the East Belfast community, discusses the gradual building of tensions that have lead to this week of violence.

PSNI rules out involvement of loyalist paramilitaries in orchestrating recent violence
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

PSNI rules out involvement of loyalist paramilitaries in orchestrating recent violence

Apr 9th 2021, 5:41 PM 14,255 Views 33 Comments

The PSNI have said they do not believe the violence was ‘sanctioned and organised by prescribed organisations’.

Opinion: The violence this week was choreographed by criminal gangs using children as fodder
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Opinion: The violence this week was choreographed by criminal gangs using children as fodder

Apr 9th 2021, 3:07 PM 20,206 Views 21 Comments

Emma DeSouza says the unrest in the North is not a failure of peace but a failure of leadership.

Panel discussion: What future do young people want for Northern Ireland?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Panel discussion: What future do young people want for Northern Ireland?

Apr 9th 2021, 12:45 PM 8,595 Views 3 Comments

THE GOOD FRIDAY generation were never supposed to know violence, but recent events show life in Northern Ireland is more complicated than that.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Police blast rioters with water cannon as violence flares again in Northern Ireland
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Police blast rioters with water cannon as violence flares again in Northern Ireland

Updated Apr 8th 2021, 9:46 PM 51,841 Views 80 Comments

Stones and fireworks were thrown at police by gangs of youths in west Belfast this evening.

Peace wall violence in Belfast 'at a scale we have not seen in recent years'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Peace wall violence in Belfast 'at a scale we have not seen in recent years'

Updated Apr 8th 2021, 1:14 PM 133,125 Views 238 Comments

A total of 55 police officers have been injured in recent violence.

Arlene Foster speaks with PSNI chief constable as Stormont is recalled to debate violence
# Belfast
# Belfast

Arlene Foster speaks with PSNI chief constable as Stormont is recalled to debate violence

Apr 8th 2021, 12:46 PM 16,200 Views 20 Comments

Justice Minister Naomi Long said it was “a mercy” that nobody was killed.

Sign up for our live discussion: What future do young people want for Northern Ireland?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Sign up for our live discussion: What future do young people want for Northern Ireland?

Apr 8th 2021, 11:45 AM 16,804 Views 44 Comments

We are hosting a panel of young voices to discuss the reality of life in Northern Ireland and how positive change could be brought about.

Brian Rowan: Once again, the politics of Northern Ireland is in a mess and violence has won out
# Belfast Violence
# Belfast Violence

Brian Rowan: Once again, the politics of Northern Ireland is in a mess and violence has won out

Apr 8th 2021, 10:08 AM 23,131 Views 37 Comments

The former BBC correspondent and author says it’s like a rewind button has been pressed to the past in the North.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Johnson condemned for 'total disinterest' in Northern Ireland amid loyalist violence
# SDLp
# SDLp

Johnson condemned for 'total disinterest' in Northern Ireland amid loyalist violence

Apr 7th 2021, 7:32 PM 54,630 Views 90 Comments

The UK PM was accused of contributing to the toxic environment through “mistruths” regarding Brexit regulations.

All-island review of rail system to be carried out
# Choo Choo
# Choo Choo

All-island review of rail system to be carried out

Apr 7th 2021, 6:20 PM 21,038 Views 51 Comments

The review will consider how trains could improve connectivity across the island of Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Call for recall of Stormont after seven nights of violence in Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Call for recall of Stormont after seven nights of violence in Northern Ireland

Updated Apr 6th 2021, 7:08 PM 43,803 Views 74 Comments

Further unrest swept across parts of Carrickfergus and Derry last night.

# northern-ireland - Monday 5 April, 2021

Two people attacked by men armed with hammers in Belfast
# Appeal
# Appeal

Two people attacked by men armed with hammers in Belfast

Apr 5th 2021, 4:09 PM 16,814 Views 8 Comments

The PSNI has appealed for witnesses to come forward.

'Senseless and reckless': Police attacked as violence flares again in parts of Northern Ireland
# Loyalists
# Loyalists

'Senseless and reckless': Police attacked as violence flares again in parts of Northern Ireland

Updated Apr 5th 2021, 1:00 PM 41,283 Views 0 Comments

The incidents are the latest in several days of disorder.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Man charged with riot as 30 petrol bombs thrown at police during night of loyalist unrest in Antrim
# Newtownabbey
# Newtownabbey

Man charged with riot as 30 petrol bombs thrown at police during night of loyalist unrest in Antrim

Updated Apr 4th 2021, 5:32 PM 42,584 Views 0 Comments

The violence comes after eight people were arrested and 27 police officers injured during riots in Belfast and Derry on Friday night.

Seven-year-old killed after being struck by car in west Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Seven-year-old killed after being struck by car in west Belfast

Apr 4th 2021, 2:53 PM 31,914 Views 9 Comments

She has been named as Kaitlin McCoubrey-Fullerton.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Teenagers aged 13 and 14 among eight arrests during rioting in loyalist area of south Belfast
# Sandy Row
# Sandy Row

Teenagers aged 13 and 14 among eight arrests during rioting in loyalist area of south Belfast

Updated Apr 3rd 2021, 2:29 PM 76,327 Views 97 Comments

There was also rioting in Derry with 27 officers injured across the two cities.

# northern-ireland - Friday 2 April, 2021

UUP leader questions inspectorate probe into PSNI’s handling of Storey funeral
# Bobby Storey
# Bobby Storey

UUP leader questions inspectorate probe into PSNI’s handling of Storey funeral

Apr 2nd 2021, 2:08 PM 11,375 Views 26 Comments

Steve Aiken likened the review to ‘marking the police service’s own homework’.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Northern Ireland boss laments draw after dominant display as World Cup hopes fade
# Ian Baraclough
From The42
# Ian Baraclough

Northern Ireland boss laments draw after dominant display as World Cup hopes fade

Apr 1st 2021, 10:52 AM 3,927 Views 2 Comments

A goalless draw at home to Bulgaria has left their qualification dreams in peril.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Bobby Storey funeral: O'Neill will not be prosecuted as Foster calls for PSNI chief to resign
# Bobby Storey
# Bobby Storey

Bobby Storey funeral: O'Neill will not be prosecuted as Foster calls for PSNI chief to resign

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 5:21 PM 46,035 Views 143 Comments
  • No charges to be brought in relation to the funeral
  • NI's DPP says Covid-19 regulations at the time of the funeral had become 'inconsistent'
  • O'Neill apologises for what she said was the hurt caused to families as a result of the incident
  • Foster has claimed the PSNI 'facilitated a breach of the law'

# northern-ireland - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Gio Reyna and Christian Pulisic give USA victory over Northern Ireland
# Same Old Story
From The42
# Same Old Story

Gio Reyna and Christian Pulisic give USA victory over Northern Ireland

Mar 28th 2021, 7:45 PM 5,006 Views 0 Comments

A superb strike from Niall McGinn gave Northern Ireland late hope.

Ireland yet to receive Covid vaccine offer from UK, says Coveney but government interested in discussing it
# Jabs
# Jabs

Ireland yet to receive Covid vaccine offer from UK, says Coveney but government interested in discussing it

Updated Mar 28th 2021, 1:39 PM 62,649 Views 118 Comments

The United Kingdom reportedly plans to supply Ireland with 3.7 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Arlene Foster receives her first Covid-19 vaccine
# First Jab
# First Jab

Arlene Foster receives her first Covid-19 vaccine

Mar 27th 2021, 1:10 PM 29,015 Views 58 Comments

Northern Ireland’s programme has opened to the 50-and-over age cohort.

How two different, expensive healthcare systems on this island have managed to (occasionally) work well together
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

How two different, expensive healthcare systems on this island have managed to (occasionally) work well together

Mar 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 15,341 Views 4 Comments

An all-island milk bank, children’s heart care, and cancer treatments has brought benefits – but research is needed for further health collaborations.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Tory MPs warn new Northern Ireland abortion powers ‘put Union at risk’
# The North
# The North

Tory MPs warn new Northern Ireland abortion powers ‘put Union at risk’

Mar 25th 2021, 1:33 PM 19,481 Views 7 Comments

Brandon Lewis said it is unacceptable that women and girls in the North cannot access abortion services.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Increasing number of 'ineligible' people from South trying to book vaccine slots in Northern Ireland
# Patricia Donnelly
# Patricia Donnelly

Increasing number of 'ineligible' people from South trying to book vaccine slots in Northern Ireland

Mar 23rd 2021, 8:44 PM 42,570 Views 19 Comments

To avail of a vaccine in Northern Ireland people must be registered with a GP in the North and have a NI healthcare number.

SDLP writes to RTÉ over 'frustration and dismay' at exclusion from united Ireland discussion
# Cblive
# Cblive

SDLP writes to RTÉ over 'frustration and dismay' at exclusion from united Ireland discussion

Mar 23rd 2021, 7:24 PM 27,900 Views 30 Comments

Matthew O’Toole MLA said ‘speaker after speaker’ cited the party’s founders.

NI secretary urges Stormont to roll out abortion services before he orders executive to do so
# Brandon Lewis
# Brandon Lewis

NI secretary urges Stormont to roll out abortion services before he orders executive to do so

Mar 23rd 2021, 5:21 PM 8,192 Views 7 Comments

Brandon Lewis could have the power to rollout services from London next month.

British government to intervene in bid to end Northern Ireland abortion stand-off
# Abortion
# Abortion

British government to intervene in bid to end Northern Ireland abortion stand-off

Mar 23rd 2021, 8:47 AM 10,365 Views 12 Comments

Abortion laws in the region were liberalised by MPs at Westminster in 2019.

# northern-ireland - Monday 22 March, 2021

'Shocking and horrific': Tributes paid as police identify two women murdered in Co Antrim
# Antrim
# Antrim

'Shocking and horrific': Tributes paid as police identify two women murdered in Co Antrim

Mar 22nd 2021, 2:28 PM 20,064 Views 0 Comments

Two women and one man were found dead in Newtownabbey on Friday night.

DUP not considering collapsing Stormont in protest over NI Protocol, Minister says
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

DUP not considering collapsing Stormont in protest over NI Protocol, Minister says

Mar 22nd 2021, 10:58 AM 10,582 Views 10 Comments

One of the party’s Stormont ministers said such a move would be ‘counter-productive’.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 21 March, 2021

One death and 125 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

One death and 125 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Mar 21st 2021, 2:22 PM 12,303 Views 2 Comments

Hospitals in the North are operating at 96% occupancy today.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 20 March, 2021

No deaths and 159 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

No deaths and 159 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Mar 20th 2021, 2:20 PM 12,243 Views 8 Comments

Since the first outbreak of Covid-19, 2,103 people have died with the virus in the North.