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#richard haass

# richard-haass - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Adams in Washington for post-Haass talks

Efforts to re-start the process chaired by Haass are getting under way in the wake of last Friday’s elections.

# richard-haass - Friday 23 May, 2014

Haass will not be involved in Northern Irish talks

Haass was in Dublin today, but won’t be back in Ireland for party leaders’ talks.

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s almost the weekend. It’s also polling day, so don’t forget to vote early and often!

# richard-haass - Thursday 22 May, 2014

'Limited immunity' would help the Troubles truth emerge as perpetrators are dying off

Alan Brecknell of the Pat Finucance Centre explains how victims’s families could be helped.

# richard-haass - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Richard Haass is coming to Dublin for Northern Ireland talks

Eamon Gilmore scheduled the meeting with Haass when he spoke with him on Monday.

# richard-haass - Monday 5 May, 2014

UK Government: We welcome Sinn Féin's commitment to policing

Gerry Adams said that he wanted confirmed his support for the PSNI after Sinn Féin had questioned their independence.

# richard-haass - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Tánaiste admits 'on-the-runs' controversy has 'derailed' progress in the North

Eamon Gilmore told the Dáil that talks on the contentious issues of flags, parades and the past were “derailed” after the release of John Downey.

# richard-haass - Monday 3 February, 2014

Richard Haass to be awarded Tipperary Peace Award

The US diplomat will be recognised for his efforts in helping reconcile the North.

# richard-haass - 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.

# richard-haass - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Bill Clinton set for Belfast visit in March

The former US president will be in the city on 5 March to open the William J. Clinton Leadership Institute at Queen’s University.

# richard-haass - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Sinn Féin approves Haass proposals

Party President Gerry Adams says they are keen to compromise.

Sinn Fein to review Haass proposals today

The Sinn Féin Ard Comhairle will review the outcome of the Haass talks on parades, flags and the past today in Dublin.

# richard-haass - 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.

# richard-haass - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Meghan O'Sullivan warns of 'darker downside' to Northern Ireland stalemate

The vice-chair of recent talks told RTÉ’s Prime Time that some parties are continuing to focus on the parts of the deal they disagree with.

# richard-haass - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Richard Haass says some in Northern Ireland are being 'unrealistic in the extreme'

The talks chair said that he hoped the parties would continue to work to achieve agreement.

# richard-haass - Monday 6 January, 2014

McGuinness claims 'extreme loyalism' is setting the unionist agenda on Haass proposals

The Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland made the comments as the Haass-O’Sullivan team published a summary of the proposed deal.

# richard-haass - Friday 3 January, 2014

SF tells Unionists to make up their mind about Haass proposals

Negotiations on a number of contentious issues ended earlier this week but it’s still not clear whether it will be accepted by all five parties in the Northern Ireland Executive.

# richard-haass - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Column: Failure of Haass talks highlights two serious problems in modern Northern Ireland

The ‘silo mentality’ of Stomont doesn’t solve controversial issues or give the public confidence in politics – and it’s the reason Haass came up against a brick wall when he tried to forge common ground, writes David McCann.

"This is a compromise" - Adams urges parties to accept Haass agreement

The Sinn Féin leader has called on all parties to “grasp the opportunity” and reach a deal on contentious issues.

# richard-haass - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Kenny and Cameron unite in ‘disappointment’ after failure of Haass talks

Both leaders discussed the matter this morning and urged all sides to focus on the common ground agreed during the process.

Haass talks in Belfast end without agreement

Sinn Féin says that the proposals ‘did provide a basis for agreement’ while the DUP wants more time to consider areas of ‘profound disapproval’.

# richard-haass - Monday 30 December, 2013

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

'Today is the last day in Belfast. Hope leaders seize it' - Haass urges progress as deadline looms

The final day of negotiations began at 10am this morning.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your week.

Negotiations to resume as Northern Ireland talks near deadline

The talks are on new arrangements for holding parades, flying flags and dealing with the legacy of past violence in the North.

# richard-haass - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about Ian Paisley, an Irish man who died in Perth, and a suicide bomb at a Russian train station…

White House says Northern Ireland talks are at 'critical juncture'

Intensive talks will begin again at 6am tomorrow with a deadline set for 12 noon.

No all-party talks today as Haass sets agreement deadline of noon, Monday

A deal must be reached tomorrow, says the former US diplomat.

# richard-haass - Monday 23 December, 2013

Haass talks with NI parties expected to last well into night

“It’s going to be an interesting night,” the US diplomat told reporters, as he arrived at Belfast’s Stormont Hotel.

Talks on flags and parades begin in Belfast today

Former US diplomat Richard Haass is seeking a deal before Christmas.

# richard-haass - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Tánaiste on NSA spying: 'Friends don’t bug each other's telephones'

Eamon Gilmore has said that the government does not have any information that the US carried out surveillance on its activities.

# richard-haass - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Parades, protests and flags on the agenda as US diplomat arrives in Belfast

Richard Haass has been asked to chair an all-party panel that will make recommendations on how to deal with the most divisive issues by the end of the year.