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# unionism - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Backlash over Arlene Foster's ousting continues as Edwin Poots to be ratified as DUP leader
# Unionism
# Unionism

Backlash over Arlene Foster's ousting continues as Edwin Poots to be ratified as DUP leader

May 27th 2021, 3:16 PM 33,640 Views 12 Comments

Agriculture Minister Poots narrowly defeated Jeffrey Donaldson MP.

# unionism - Friday 14 May, 2021

One of these men will today be elected DUP leader, here's what they want and how the voting takes place
# ULSTER SAYS NEW
# ULSTER SAYS NEW

One of these men will today be elected DUP leader, here's what they want and how the voting takes place

May 14th 2021, 6:00 AM 17,046 Views 28 Comments

It’s the first leadership election in the party’s history.

# unionism - Saturday 17 February, 2018

A Dáil committee is talking to unionists to prepare for a possible united Ireland
# All-Ireland
# All-Ireland

A Dáil committee is talking to unionists to prepare for a possible united Ireland

Feb 17th 2018, 4:00 PM 34,884 Views 82 Comments

Senator Mark Daly says ‘the lesson of Brexit’ is that you must prepare.

# unionism - Monday 6 March, 2017

Arlene Foster says all is well in the DUP despite rumours of revolt
# Beware The Ides Of March
# Beware The Ides Of March

Arlene Foster says all is well in the DUP despite rumours of revolt

Mar 6th 2017, 9:18 PM 13,080 Views 42 Comments

Unionist parties have lost their absolute majority for the first time since partition in 1921.

# unionism - Monday 31 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 31st 2015, 6:20 PM 18,667 Views 205 Comments

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

# unionism - Monday 24 November, 2014

'Curry my yoghurt' DUP MP receives death threat
# Gregory Campbell
# Gregory Campbell

'Curry my yoghurt' DUP MP receives death threat

Nov 24th 2014, 3:23 PM 16,613 Views 151 Comments

Over the weekend, Gregory Campbell said he’d treat an Irish Language Act as “toilet paper.”

# unionism - Friday 4 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 4th 2014, 1:29 PM 6,025 Views 84 Comments

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

# unionism - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 26 Views 41 Comments

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.

# unionism - Monday 6 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 6th 2014, 4:55 PM 10,127 Views 153 Comments

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

# unionism - Saturday 13 April, 2013

'Desperate' Ireland wanted Britain to send NATO troops to Northern Ireland
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

'Desperate' Ireland wanted Britain to send NATO troops to Northern Ireland

Apr 13th 2013, 8:30 AM 9,197 Views 39 Comments

A Wikileaks cable reveals that Garret FitzGerald asked the United States not to oppose any British reassignment of troops.

# unionism - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Timeline: How the flags drama unfolded in Northern Ireland
# Protests
# Protests

Timeline: How the flags drama unfolded in Northern Ireland

Feb 9th 2013, 8:45 AM 7,199 Views 0 Comments

It began with a vote and ended with burnt-out offices, dozens of injuries and arrests, and a sense that a fragile peace had been disrupted.

# unionism - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Column: Border poll? Frankly, now isn’t the time
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Border poll? Frankly, now isn’t the time

Jan 23rd 2013, 7:00 AM 94 Views 93 Comments

Calls for a vote on reunification betray an ignorance of the real issues affecting Ireland today, writes David McCann.

# unionism - 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 12,272 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.

# unionism - Saturday 29 September, 2012

PHOTOS: Thousands march in Belfast for anniversary of Ulster Covenant
# Unionism
# Unionism

PHOTOS: Thousands march in Belfast for anniversary of Ulster Covenant

Sep 29th 2012, 2:27 PM 7,812 Views 85 Comments

The parades have passed off peacefully so far, despite fears of violence breaking out along part of the route.

# unionism - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Loyal order apologises to Catholic parish for marching band music
# Parades
# Parades

Loyal order apologises to Catholic parish for marching band music

Sep 6th 2012, 11:12 AM 6,285 Views 59 Comments

The Royal Black Institution, a Protestant fraternity, played music outside a Catholic church in spite of advice from the Parades Commission.

# unionism - Friday 27 April, 2012

Column: ‘Listening to a dull speech in Stormont was the happiest day of my life’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘Listening to a dull speech in Stormont was the happiest day of my life’

Apr 27th 2012, 7:30 PM 97 Views 14 Comments

Senator George Mitchell, who oversaw the negotiation of the Good Friday Agreement, recounts his experiences planting the first seeds of peace.

# unionism - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Adams outlines seven-point plan for a United Ireland
# United Ireland?
# United Ireland?

Adams outlines seven-point plan for a United Ireland

Apr 7th 2012, 1:50 PM 9,453 Views 232 Comments

The Sinn Féin president outlines seven points which he says can build popular support for reunification on both sides of the border.

# unionism - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Referendum on united Ireland 'inevitable' - Adams
# Border Poll
# Border Poll

Referendum on united Ireland 'inevitable' - Adams

Mar 10th 2012, 10:45 AM 7,470 Views 208 Comments

The Sinn Féin president hit out at the UK Northern Ireland secretary, who this week rejected the possibility for a “border poll” on the region’s status.

# unionism - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

New £2m fund to bring down Belfast's 'peace walls'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

New £2m fund to bring down Belfast's 'peace walls'

Jan 18th 2012, 1:57 PM 2,818 Views 8 Comments

An independent international fund is putting up £2m to bring about the conditions allowing Northern Ireland’s ‘peace walls’ to fall.

# unionism - Sunday 4 September, 2011

Disbanding Scottish Conservative Party would 'damage the union'
# Scotland
# Scotland

Disbanding Scottish Conservative Party would 'damage the union'

Sep 4th 2011, 12:23 PM 520 Views 13 Comments

Proposals by the favourite to be the next leader of the Scottish Conservatives to disband the party in that country have been met with a mixed reaction.