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# unionist - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Placing of poppy wreaths on bonfire condemned
# Derry
# Derry

Placing of poppy wreaths on bonfire condemned

Aug 16th 2020, 1:01 PM 33,797 Views 48 Comments

Symbols associated with the unionist tradition were attached to nationalist fires lit in Derry this weekend.

# unionist - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Explainer: Here's how the consent vote in the North will work
# Brexit
# Brexit

Explainer: Here's how the consent vote in the North will work

Oct 17th 2019, 8:30 PM 15,764 Views 13 Comments

How and when will elected reps get to cast their vote and why is it a thorny issue for the DUP?

# unionist - Friday 28 June, 2019

Willie Frazer, victims campaigner and organiser of Dublin 'Love Ulster' march, dies aged 58
# Willie Frazer
# Willie Frazer

Willie Frazer, victims campaigner and organiser of Dublin 'Love Ulster' march, dies aged 58

Jun 28th 2019, 8:43 PM 54,121 Views 148 Comments

Frazer was a well-known figure in Northern Irish politics as a campaigner for victims of republic violence.

# unionist - Friday 29 March, 2019

Nigel Dodds 'would stay in the EU rather than risk Northern Ireland's place in UK'
# Unionist
# Unionist

Nigel Dodds 'would stay in the EU rather than risk Northern Ireland's place in UK'

Mar 29th 2019, 10:34 PM 37,746 Views 83 Comments

The DUP deputy leader said that he wanted Brexit to be delivered, but not if it would risk Northern Ireland’s status within the UK.

# unionist - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Loyalist murderer launches art exhibition while on temporary release - victims' relatives not impressed
# Michael Stone
# Michael Stone

Loyalist murderer launches art exhibition while on temporary release - victims' relatives not impressed

Aug 9th 2018, 9:16 AM 28,624 Views 47 Comments

Michael Stone is coming to the end of a 30-year sentence for murdering six people. He is no stranger to the world of ‘performance art’.

# unionist - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Mary Lou defends using the word Londonderry: 'I'm well aware of the history of Derry'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Mary Lou defends using the word Londonderry: 'I'm well aware of the history of Derry'

Apr 25th 2018, 2:50 PM 66,120 Views 120 Comments

The name of the city remains a contentious issue for some.

# unionist - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Vacant Seanad seat should be filled by someone with a unionist background, says senator
# Vacancy
# Vacancy

Vacant Seanad seat should be filled by someone with a unionist background, says senator

Feb 14th 2018, 3:57 PM 16,792 Views 112 Comments

Leo Varadkar previously said he would like to see people from both nationalist and unionist communities take seats.

# unionist - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Mary Lou says Kingsmill video hasn't damaged Sinn Féin's credibility
# Barry Mcelduff
# Barry Mcelduff

Mary Lou says Kingsmill video hasn't damaged Sinn Féin's credibility

Jan 9th 2018, 10:45 PM 43,987 Views 256 Comments

The sole survivor of the Kingsmill massacre said the video was like “a punch to the stomach”.

# unionist - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Sinn Féin rejects Arlene Foster's Irish language proposal
# Power Sharing
# Power Sharing

Sinn Féin rejects Arlene Foster's Irish language proposal

Aug 31st 2017, 10:34 PM 26,916 Views 93 Comments

Michelle O’Neill said the DUP has not acknowledged the reasons for Martin McGuinness’ resignation.

# unionist - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Coffin with effigy of Martin McGuinness on loyalist bonfire in east Belfast
# Twelfth Of July
# Twelfth Of July

Coffin with effigy of Martin McGuinness on loyalist bonfire in east Belfast

Jul 11th 2017, 9:13 PM 63,094 Views 137 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Declan Kearney called it a “particularly sickening manifestation”.

# unionist - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'He goes to his grave having shown no remorse': Criticisms in Stormont on McGuinness's legacy
# Jim Allister
# Jim Allister

'He goes to his grave having shown no remorse': Criticisms in Stormont on McGuinness's legacy

Mar 22nd 2017, 10:29 PM 28,652 Views 56 Comments

DUP leader Arlene Foster had somewhat kinder words for her former deputy minister.

# unionist - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

"I want to see unionists cooperating": DUP and UUP sign historic election pact
# Standing Together
# Standing Together

"I want to see unionists cooperating": DUP and UUP sign historic election pact

Mar 18th 2015, 8:28 AM 6,249 Views 63 Comments

It’s across four constituencies.

# unionist - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Hopes of getting through marching season 'without public disorder on our streets'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Hopes of getting through marching season 'without public disorder on our streets'

Jul 6th 2014, 2:59 PM 8,857 Views 93 Comments

Unionist parties walked out of Stormont over a decision on a contentious parade route earlier this week.

# unionist - 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 6,029 Views 84 Comments

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

# unionist - Monday 24 March, 2014

Edward Haughey will be buried in Louth today
# RIP
# RIP

Edward Haughey will be buried in Louth today

Mar 24th 2014, 6:45 AM 12,147 Views 12 Comments

Haughey, who was Northern Ireland’s richest man, was killed in a helicopter crash.

# unionist - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Events outlined by Paisley "simply did not happen" say DUP
# Edged Out
# Edged Out

Events outlined by Paisley "simply did not happen" say DUP

Jan 21st 2014, 9:15 AM 6,921 Views 55 Comments

The former first minister claimed he was edged out by senior DUP figures after party members took issue with his performance in the role.

# unionist - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Petrol bomb explodes beside 4-year-old girl playing on Belfast street
# Bomb
# Bomb

Petrol bomb explodes beside 4-year-old girl playing on Belfast street

Jun 18th 2013, 6:53 PM 7,605 Views 14 Comments

The PSNI said the girls is not believed to have been injured but is asking parents in the area to ensure they know the whereabouts of their children.

# unionist - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Polls open in Mid-Ulster to fill seat vacated by Martin McGuinness
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Polls open in Mid-Ulster to fill seat vacated by Martin McGuinness

Mar 7th 2013, 9:04 AM 3,749 Views 32 Comments

A by-election is being held to fill the Westminster seat vacated by the Sinn Féin MLA last December.

# unionist - Monday 3 December, 2012

Pics: Protests in Belfast as council votes to restrict flying of Union flag
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Pics: Protests in Belfast as council votes to restrict flying of Union flag

Dec 3rd 2012, 9:18 PM 17,589 Views 180 Comments

The city council has voted to restrict the flying of the Union flag to 15 days during the year. It has previously flown all year round.

# unionist - 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 7,838 Views 85 Comments

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

# unionist - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Gallery: Pride and violence at Twelfth parades in Belfast
# Twelfth
# Twelfth

Gallery: Pride and violence at Twelfth parades in Belfast

Jul 13th 2011, 9:12 AM 777 Views 11 Comments

Loyalists of all ages take part in Orange Order parades; Nationalist youths later turn on police. Our gallery.

Second night of violence across Northern Ireland as the Twelfth parades pass
# Twelfth
# Twelfth

Second night of violence across Northern Ireland as the Twelfth parades pass

Jul 13th 2011, 7:05 AM 1,086 Views 13 Comments

Violence flared in parts of Belfast, Derry and Antrim last night as violence erupted before and after Orange Order parades.