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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Theresa Villiers

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# tough job
This man has just been given responsibility for Northern Ireland
James Brokenshire is the new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.
# britain's merkel
What will Theresa May as British Prime Minister mean for Ireland?
David Cameron’s successor previously predicted post-Brexit border controls across Ireland, affecting the common travel area
# haven't gone away
Provisional IRA members leafleting and electioneering for Sinn Féin - report
Two reports into the current status of the Provisional IRA have been published today. Here’s what they say…
# Northern Ireland
'Broad agreement' reached in Stormont talks as politicians take selfies and listen to Serial
Talks on welfare reform, flags, parades and the past continued through the night.
# legacy issues
Back at the table: Leaders head to Stormont to revive talks on Northern Ireland
The Irish Government will be represented by Charlie Flanagan.
# Stormont
Fresh talks on the horizon for Northern Ireland legacy issues
Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan said that he believes “it is now time” for the talks to begin.
# legacy issues
The SAS 'Loughall ambush' which killed 8 IRA men may be investigated
A civilian was also killed in the gunfight which was the biggest single loss of life for the IRA during The Troubles.
# on the runs
Former IRA members could face prosecution despite comfort letters
British Secretary of State to Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers has stated that the letters no longer serve as immunity from prosecution.
# Talks
Flanagan to meet Northern Irish leaders today
The new Minister for Foreign Affairs is making the trip to Belfast today.
# Hallett Report
PSNI chief apologises to Hyde Park bombing families over 'failure to secure justice'
Trial collapsed over issuing of an ‘on the run’ letter which falsely told suspect that he was not being sought by the Met.
# fresh start
Is there a future for the 'Haass' process? Eamon Gilmore's in Belfast to find out
It’s hoped progress can be made ahead of the peak of the marching season next month.
# The Troubles
Ballymurphy parachute regiment killings: NI Secretary says 'no' to Hillsborough-style probe
Ten people were shot dead by the British Army in August 1971. An 11th person died from a heart attack.
# Gregory Campbell
DUP MP says republican "fixed committee" existed to deal with sex abuse claims
Gregory Campbell MP made the allegation in the House of Commons yesterday.
# Castlederg
In pics: Controversial Republican parade passes peacefully in Tyrone
A minority of protesters shouted angrily and one demonstrator temporarily broke through a security barrier amid emotional scenes.
# Castlederg
'Call off' the Republican parade in Tyrone urges Villiers
She made the comments after a meeting with representatives of the Derg Valley Victims’ Voice opposed to the parade.
# Northern Ireland
Gilmore to visit Northern Ireland to mark 15 years of 'Good Friday'
The Tánaiste will meet Britain’s Northern Secretary and the First and Deputy First Ministers to discuss continued peace.
# Flegs
Gilmore pledges to ‘repair damage done’ as a result of flag protests
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.
# Northern Ireland
Prison officer killed in Armagh motorway shooting
This morning’s shooting, which caused the death of a Northern Ireland prison officer, has been condemned by the Northern Ireland Secretary.