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#Peter Robinson

# peter-robinson - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald: The idea of Ireland rejoining the Commonwealth needs to be discussed

The Sinn Féin leader said the Irish government must start to put plans in place for a united Ireland.

# peter-robinson - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle sale as it unfolded from start to finish

The Public Accounts Committee published its report into the sale today.

# peter-robinson - Saturday 21 January, 2017

The night Peter Robinson and a gang of masked loyalists invaded a Co Monaghan village

The incursion terrorised a village – and later criminal charges threatened to derail the future first minister’s career.

# peter-robinson - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

PAC to invite Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness to appear over Project Eagle sale

Finance Minister Michael Noonan agreed last night to appear before the committee.

# peter-robinson - Thursday 19 November, 2015

The political world has been paying tribute to Peter Robinson

The Northern Irish First Minister and DUP leader announced his decision to retire before the next election this morning.

# peter-robinson - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Peter Robinson strongly denies explosive new allegations about Nama deal

The DUP leader faces new allegations about the controversial disposal of Nama’s Northern property portfolio.

# peter-robinson - Sunday 20 September, 2015

DUP leader Peter Robinson has been admitted to hospital

His party says it’s “a precautionary measure”.

# peter-robinson - Friday 18 September, 2015

Mick Wallace 'will not be distracted' by Peter Robinson threat to sue

Robinson has sent the TD a legal letter about a tweet he sent.

# peter-robinson - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Gerry Adams thinks Peter Robinson is "making a show of himself"

He said the North is becoming a “new version of the hokey-pokey”.

# peter-robinson - Friday 11 September, 2015

Explainer: What on earth is going on in Northern Ireland?

With the executive on the brink of collapse, what are the likely outcomes?

# peter-robinson - Monday 31 August, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

A twist in an Irish nanny’s murder case, a shocking report on a special care unit and violent protests in Ukraine…

Peter Robinson is back from his holidays and he's taking aim at the UUP

The first minister’s back on the scene – and he’s had a thing or two to say about the raging IRA debate.

# peter-robinson - Saturday 11 July, 2015

'No one in my family got one penny from the Nama deal'

“I have lived my public life on the basis of doing things for the public and in the public interest.”

# peter-robinson - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

There is a "terrible whiff" about Mick Wallace's Nama allegations

Both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have called for a commission of investigation to be established.

# peter-robinson - Monday 25 May, 2015

Peter Robinson has had a suspected heart attack

The North’s First Minister felt unwell this morning, the DUP said.

# peter-robinson - 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.

# peter-robinson - Friday 28 November, 2014

Iris Robinson in "serious breach" over failure to register payments to teenage lover

Peter Robinson, meanwhile, has been exonerated in the Stormont committee report.

# peter-robinson - Monday 20 October, 2014

'Despicable' and 'mischievous': Taoiseach and Gerry Adams in war of words

The exchange surrounds the handling of Maíria Cahill’s claims that she was raped by a member of the IRA and then interrogated by the organisation.

# peter-robinson - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

DUP war of words as Peter Robinson forced to deny he's leaving

Former DUP health minster Edwin Poots made the claim this morning.

# peter-robinson - Friday 4 July, 2014

Peace process should not be put at risk over parades - Adams

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking in the wake of yesterday’s negotiation walk-out by Unionist parties.

# peter-robinson - Friday 20 June, 2014

"Worrying rise" in racist attacks prompts action from Robinson & McGuinness

There have been a series of racially-motivated hate crimes in Northern Ireland recently….

# peter-robinson - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Thousands march in Belfast against "worrying rise in racist attacks"

The protesters were also demanding “effective political action against racism”.

# peter-robinson - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Peter Robinson apologises for comments about Muslims

Last week Robinson said he wouldn’t trust Muslims for spiritual guidance but would trust them to “go down to the shops for me”. It didn’t go down well.

# peter-robinson - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Peter Robinson: I was misinterpreted when I said I'd trust Muslims 'to go down to the shops for me' Northern Ireland This post contains videos

Peter Robinson: I was misinterpreted when I said I'd trust Muslims 'to go down to the shops for me'

The North’s first minister has been criticised for his comments in defence of a controversial pastor’s sermon.

# peter-robinson - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From The42 Paul O'Connell swung by Stormont with the Six Nations trophy today Vote For Poc

Paul O'Connell swung by Stormont with the Six Nations trophy today

The Ireland captain was joined by Joe Schmidt and his teammates for the visit to Northern Ireland’s parliament buildings.

# peter-robinson - Monday 28 April, 2014

Almost 500 jobs as EY expands international business unit in Belfast

The jobs boost by the company, formerly known as Ernst and Young, will see its workforce in the city triple.

# peter-robinson - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Column: Bold gestures are necessary for a genuinely inclusive Northern Ireland

As President Michael D Higgins takes part in an historic trip to the UK, we should reflect on what other valuable gestures could help heal old wounds, writes David McCann.

# peter-robinson - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Villagers, Mein Kampf, and swine flu: The week in numbers

Plus: How much did Irish politicians disclose in donations for last year?

# peter-robinson - Friday 28 February, 2014

On-the-run letters scheme slammed as 'secret postal service for the IRA'

“The days of side deals, shabby deals and secret deals should be well and truly over,” SDLP member Alban Maginness told the Northern Ireland National Assembly today.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know today as we head towards the weekend.

Peter Robinson accused of 'playing the hard man' after saying he won't resign

Peter Robinson has been criticised after withdrawing his threat to resign over the letters given to IRA suspects who were on the run.

# peter-robinson - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Gilmore: We can never forget the terrible events that occurred during the Troubles

The Tánaiste was responding to news that a judge will review a covert deal that allowed IRA suspects to escape prosecution.

Cameron orders review of secret IRA deal after Peter Robinson’s resignation threat

The Northern Ireland Assembly is to be recalled tomorrow to discuss Peter Robinson’s concerns about protection for IRA suspects.

Poll: Should the British Government cancel deals made with IRA 'on-the-runs' ? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the British Government cancel deals made with IRA 'on-the-runs' ?

The deals were made by former UK Prime Minster Tony Blair but should they be taken back?

# peter-robinson - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Peter Robinson threatens to leave Government over Hyde Park case

The Northern Ireland First Minister has said that there are “people going around with letters stuffed in their pockets” which mean they can’t be arrested.

# peter-robinson - 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.

# peter-robinson - Friday 17 January, 2014

Peter Robinson slams Martin McGuinness as 'controller and dictator' over Haass talks

Comments by Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness in relation to some of the unionist influence over the Haass talks have angered the leader of the DUP.

# peter-robinson - Friday 10 January, 2014

"Richard Haass didn't fail, the political parties failed." - North First Minister

While Richard Haass put the blame for the breakdown at the door of the unionist and Alliance parties, Martin McGuinness says it is time to compromise.

"The people responsible for terrorism are terrorists," - Northern leaders on Paisley comments

The former DUP leader suggested the Irish government was in some way responsible for the Dublin and Monaghan bombings, but the leaders of the Belfast assembly today both rejected that idea.

# peter-robinson - Saturday 23 November, 2013

"People must not be re-traumatised": DUP leader reiterates rejection of 'amnesty' proposals

Peter Robinson has rejected the proposal from the North’s Attorney General that there should be no more prosecutions for killings carried out during The Troubles.

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