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#Unionism

# unionism - Saturday 17 February, 2018

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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 This post contains images

PHOTOS: Thousands march in Belfast for anniversary of Ulster Covenant

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

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’

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

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

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'

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 This post contains a poll

Disbanding Scottish Conservative Party would 'damage the union'

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.