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#Peter Robinson

# peter-robinson - Saturday 23 November, 2013

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

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

Nov 23rd 2013, 6:08 PM 4,411 Views 14 Comments

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.

# peter-robinson - Friday 8 November, 2013

Tánaiste to meet Peter Robinson to discuss sport and peace
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Tánaiste to meet Peter Robinson to discuss sport and peace

Nov 8th 2013, 7:46 AM 3,558 Views 21 Comments

The Tánaiste will be going to the SDLP conference tomorrow and the Remembrance Day Ceremony in Belfast on Sunday.

# peter-robinson - Friday 18 October, 2013

NI First Minister Peter Robinson hails GAA for its role in peace-building
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

NI First Minister Peter Robinson hails GAA for its role in peace-building

Oct 18th 2013, 10:43 AM 6,901 Views 61 Comments

The DUP leader was speaking at Queen’s University Belfast where he also condemned recent shootings by by the UVF and republican dissidents.

# peter-robinson - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

IRFU expresses condolences to family of boy, 14, after rugby death
# Concussive Blows
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# Concussive Blows

IRFU expresses condolences to family of boy, 14, after rugby death

Sep 3rd 2013, 4:35 PM 5,959 Views 5 Comments

Ben Robinson was ruled to have passed away from brain injuries caused by Second Impact Syndrome.

# peter-robinson - Monday 26 August, 2013

Column: If the rumours are true and Peter Robinson steps down, who will replace him?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: If the rumours are true and Peter Robinson steps down, who will replace him?

Aug 26th 2013, 7:30 PM 24 Views 27 Comments

There has been some speculation that Peter Robinson’s time as First Minister may be coming to an end. David McCann takes a look at the two ministers that are tipped to fill his boots.

# peter-robinson - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

McGuinness: Obama is 'absolutely engaged' in the peace process
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

McGuinness: Obama is 'absolutely engaged' in the peace process

Jun 18th 2013, 9:29 AM 3,295 Views 3 Comments

The Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister was speaking at the G8 Summit in Lough Erne yesterday.

# peter-robinson - Friday 14 June, 2013

Cameron announces economic stimulus package for Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Cameron announces economic stimulus package for Northern Ireland

Jun 14th 2013, 7:18 PM 4,279 Views 18 Comments

The package includes an investment plan, enhanced capital borrowing powers and government top-ups.

# peter-robinson - Monday 29 April, 2013

Gilmore to visit Northern Ireland to mark 15 years of 'Good Friday'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Gilmore to visit Northern Ireland to mark 15 years of 'Good Friday'

Apr 29th 2013, 8:07 AM 2,810 Views 42 Comments

The Tánaiste will meet Britain’s Northern Secretary and the First and Deputy First Ministers to discuss continued peace.

# peter-robinson - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

DUP deputy leader hospitalised after falling ill in Westminster
# Nigel Dodds
# Nigel Dodds

DUP deputy leader hospitalised after falling ill in Westminster

Apr 24th 2013, 6:26 PM 6,123 Views 11 Comments

Tests are still being carried out on the north Belfast MP Nigel Dodds.

# peter-robinson - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Gilmore pledges to ‘repair damage done’ as a result of flag protests
# Flegs
# Flegs

Gilmore pledges to ‘repair damage done’ as a result of flag protests

Jan 17th 2013, 7:40 PM 5,321 Views 39 Comments

The Tánaiste was in Belfast today to meet with Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Theresa Villiers, along with the First Minister and Deputy First Minister.

# peter-robinson - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Northern Ireland leaders to meet over flag clashes
# Protests
# Protests

Northern Ireland leaders to meet over flag clashes

Dec 20th 2012, 9:28 AM 3,193 Views 37 Comments

The heads of the five main political parties will meet to discuss the unrest across Northern Ireland over the past two and a half weeks.

# peter-robinson - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Man charged over death threats to Peter Robinson
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man charged over death threats to Peter Robinson

Dec 13th 2012, 8:25 AM 2,172 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old man is alleged to have made the threat by phone on Wednesday as tensions remained high in Northern Ireland.

# peter-robinson - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Video: Three due in court amid calls for calm following Belfast violence
# Belfast
# Belfast

Video: Three due in court amid calls for calm following Belfast violence

Dec 8th 2012, 12:31 PM 3,919 Views 9 Comments

Three young men will appear in court as the violence over the restricting of the flying of the Union flag at Belfast city hall continues.

# peter-robinson - Friday 7 December, 2012

Hillary Clinton condemns recent violence in Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Hillary Clinton condemns recent violence in Northern Ireland

Dec 7th 2012, 9:51 PM 5,478 Views 18 Comments

Northern Ireland’s leaders paid tribute to Clinton and her husband for their help building peace in the province.

# peter-robinson - Friday 9 November, 2012

Taoiseach and Tánaiste to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies
# Remembrance Day
# Remembrance Day

Taoiseach and Tánaiste to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies

Nov 9th 2012, 10:15 AM 3,833 Views 42 Comments

Kenny will participate in a service in Eniskillen while the Tánaiste is due to lay a wreath at the Cenotaph in Belfast.

# peter-robinson - Monday 1 October, 2012

Grand Secretary of Orange Order calls image 'outrageous and unacceptable'
# Unionism
# Unionism

Grand Secretary of Orange Order calls image 'outrageous and unacceptable'

Oct 1st 2012, 1:07 PM 12,296 Views 82 Comments

Drew Nelson was responding to a photograph which appeared to show a bandsman urinating outside a Catholic church during Saturday’s marches.

# peter-robinson - Friday 20 July, 2012

Robinson slams burning of Polish flags on Belfast bonfires
# Flag Burning
# Flag Burning

Robinson slams burning of Polish flags on Belfast bonfires

Jul 20th 2012, 9:15 AM 8,972 Views 87 Comments

Politicians condemn the burners as “bigots”

# peter-robinson - Sunday 1 July, 2012

McGuinness dismisses report of IRA apology
# Apology
# Apology

McGuinness dismisses report of IRA apology

Jul 1st 2012, 10:21 AM 4,820 Views 56 Comments

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has said that if anyone is going to apologise, then everyone should do it together – including the British government.

# peter-robinson - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Pics: Martin McGuinness meets and shakes hands with Queen Elizabeth II
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Pics: Martin McGuinness meets and shakes hands with Queen Elizabeth II

Jun 27th 2012, 1:13 PM 20,285 Views 150 Comments

The meeting is a historic and symbolic moment in the North’s peace process.

# peter-robinson - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Column: What is it about North-South relations that leaves us cold?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What is it about North-South relations that leaves us cold?

Jun 24th 2012, 4:00 PM 201 Views 31 Comments

Dialogue between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic seems limited to transport and tourism, writes David McCann, and the general public is disinterested. So what to do to bring us closer together?

# peter-robinson - Friday 15 June, 2012

Economy and cooperation topping agenda at Farmleigh meeting
# North And South
# North And South

Economy and cooperation topping agenda at Farmleigh meeting

Jun 15th 2012, 6:00 AM 1,481 Views 7 Comments

The North South Ministerial Council meets in Dublin today to discuss issues of joint concern.

# peter-robinson - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Peter Robinson threatens to resign over emblem row
# Stormont
# Stormont

Peter Robinson threatens to resign over emblem row

Nov 16th 2011, 9:06 PM 5,527 Views 28 Comments

Northern Ireland’s First Minister said today that he would resign rather than see the crown or other British symbols removed from the uniforms of prison officers.

# peter-robinson - Saturday 12 November, 2011

Government commit funding to A5 road project
# U-turn
# U-turn

Government commit funding to A5 road project

Nov 12th 2011, 10:47 AM 1,079 Views 29 Comments

However, the Irish Government will only provide €50 million of the originally-pledged €470 million.

# peter-robinson - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Rory McIlroy 'saddened' by renewed violence in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Rory McIlroy 'saddened' by renewed violence in Belfast

Jun 23rd 2011, 9:12 AM 494 Views 4 Comments

With tensions remaining high in the city last night, the US Open champion has said: “Northern Ireland deserves peace.”

# peter-robinson - Monday 20 June, 2011

Economy the focus of Taoiseach's London visit
# British-Irish
# British-Irish

Economy the focus of Taoiseach's London visit

Jun 20th 2011, 8:06 AM 338 Views 7 Comments

Wind farms on Ireland’s west coast will also be on the agenda.

# peter-robinson - Friday 10 June, 2011

New governments North and South of the border to hold talks in Dublin
# North-South
# North-South

New governments North and South of the border to hold talks in Dublin

Jun 10th 2011, 7:17 AM 186 Views 0 Comments

The coalition government will take part in its first North-South Ministerial Council meeting at Farmleigh House today.

# peter-robinson - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Cameron makes historic address to Stormont assembly
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Cameron makes historic address to Stormont assembly

Jun 9th 2011, 3:44 PM 487 Views 0 Comments

David Cameron meets Northern Irish political leaders in Stormont, becoming the second PM since devolution to address the House.

# peter-robinson - Friday 27 May, 2011

Iris Robinson and council cleared over contract to former lover
# Mrs Robinson
# Mrs Robinson

Iris Robinson and council cleared over contract to former lover

May 27th 2011, 8:56 AM 1,270 Views 0 Comments

An independent investigation found that there was no wrongdoing by Iris Robinson or Castlereagh Borough Council over the awarding of a contract to Kirk McCambley, Robinson’s former lover.

# peter-robinson - Monday 16 May, 2011

Northern Ireland's new ministers confirmed in Stormont
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland's new ministers confirmed in Stormont

May 16th 2011, 3:57 PM 460 Views 0 Comments

Six of the ministries in the Northern Ireland Executive change party hands, as the DUP and Sinn Féin retain the prize positions.

# peter-robinson - Sunday 8 May, 2011

All 108 Northern assembly seats filled as UUP leader labels Sinn Féin as 'scum'
# Northern Assembly
# Northern Assembly

All 108 Northern assembly seats filled as UUP leader labels Sinn Féin as 'scum'

May 8th 2011, 9:59 AM 1,261 Views 0 Comments

Negotiations to form an executive are expected to get underway as the Ulster Unionist Party leader comes under fire for comments about Sinn Féin at a count centre.

# peter-robinson - Friday 6 May, 2011

Counting underway in fourth elections to Stormont Assembly
# Stormont
# Stormont

Counting underway in fourth elections to Stormont Assembly

May 6th 2011, 12:23 PM 232 Views 0 Comments

The DUP and Sinn Féin are expected to remain the biggest parties in Stormont – with a minor chance of Sinn Féin coming out on top.

# peter-robinson - Friday 22 April, 2011

Police make 'significant' arrests as ex-provos claims responsibility for Kerr murder
# Dissident Republicanism
# Dissident Republicanism

Police make 'significant' arrests as ex-provos claims responsibility for Kerr murder

Apr 22nd 2011, 7:11 PM 1,101 Views 0 Comments

The news of the arrests comes on the day that a new dissident republican group claims responsibility for the murder of PC Ronan Kerr three weeks ago.

# peter-robinson - Saturday 12 March, 2011

# peter-robinson - Friday 18 February, 2011

Families of Ballymurphy victims meet First Minister Peter Robinson
# Ballymurphy
# Ballymurphy

Families of Ballymurphy victims meet First Minister Peter Robinson

Feb 18th 2011, 1:05 PM 749 Views 0 Comments

Those who lost loved ones in 1971 mass killings continue with campaign for independent inquiry into the deaths of eleven people.

# peter-robinson - Wednesday 15 December, 2010

Stormont Executive approves budget cut plan
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Stormont Executive approves budget cut plan

Dec 15th 2010, 6:30 PM 203 Views 0 Comments

Martin McGuinness and Peter Robinson have hailed the agreement as a ‘first class budget’.

# peter-robinson - Monday 25 October, 2010

Stormont recalled from break for emergency debate on cutbacks
# UK Spending Review
# UK Spending Review

Stormont recalled from break for emergency debate on cutbacks

Oct 25th 2010, 2:57 PM 104 Views 0 Comments

The Northern Irish assembly abrupts its mid-term break to discuss George Osborne’s £4bn cut to the Stormont budget.