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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie EU leaders back deal that would see North rejoin EU in event of Irish unity Brexit

EU leaders back deal that would see North rejoin EU in event of Irish unity

The EU 27 leaders unanimously backed a tough Brexit strategy today.

# northern-ireland - Friday 28 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Kingsmill massacre: Government attacks claims it is 'standing in the way' of inquest North V South

Kingsmill massacre: Government attacks claims it is 'standing in the way' of inquest

The Irish government said it had even introduced new legislation just so it could help in this case.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster praised and criticised for meeting with Irish language groups Arlín Foster

Arlene Foster praised and criticised for meeting with Irish language groups

An Irish Language Act has been one of the main sticking issues in efforts to form a new Northern Ireland Assembly.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Family appeal for stolen memory card with the only photos of their stillborn baby Co Antrim

Family appeal for stolen memory card with the only photos of their stillborn baby

The memory cards also contain the only official photos of a family wedding a fortnight ago.

# northern-ireland - Friday 21 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It could have been a very different story': Petrol bomb thrown into Antrim family's home Ballymena

'It could have been a very different story': Petrol bomb thrown into Antrim family's home

Three adults and a 12-year-old boy were in the house at the time, but were uninjured.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's threatening the future of the scheme': One third of Belfast Bikes stolen or vandalised Mindless Vandalism

'It's threatening the future of the scheme': One third of Belfast Bikes stolen or vandalised

Bike scheme users are being advised to double check that bikes are ‘locked in’ at docking stations.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Snap election to be held in UK on 8 June COME WHAT MAY This post contains videos

Snap election to be held in UK on 8 June

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said the election is a chance for the UK “to avoid a disastrous hard Brexit”.

# northern-ireland - Monday 17 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two Latvian men beaten up in suspected hate crime Coalisland

Two Latvian men beaten up in suspected hate crime

The victims sustained cuts and bruises as well as possible facial fractures in the attack.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 16 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fresh appeal to catch killer of father-of-four who had no criminal past or connections One Year On

Fresh appeal to catch killer of father-of-four who had no criminal past or connections

Police are making an appeal for information on the anniversary of his death.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 15 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie These are the price differences in alcohol and cigarettes across the border that Noonan is monitoring Close Eye

These are the price differences in alcohol and cigarettes across the border that Noonan is monitoring

The Finance Minister says he’s monitoring price levels to try and prevent differences that would would see consumers crossing the border to shop.

# northern-ireland - Friday 14 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Woman in her 60s threatened by female with knife when she answered door Larne

Woman in her 60s threatened by female with knife when she answered door

Police have appealed for witnesses following the armed burglary.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland: 'Most people would probably welcome a redrawn border' Opinion

Northern Ireland: 'Most people would probably welcome a redrawn border'

All options, radical or otherwise for Northern Ireland, need to be weighed up, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 13 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Brick thrown through window lands in baby's cot Antrim

Brick thrown through window lands in baby's cot

Police are treating the incident as a hate crime.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 6 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Four-year-old police dog wins top UK award for finding missing woman in below freezing conditions Jake To The Rescue

Four-year-old police dog wins top UK award for finding missing woman in below freezing conditions

This is the first time that a PSNI handler and his police dog have won the UK award.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Married couple jailed for sexual abuse of vulnerable woman who they kept prisoner for 8 years Armagh

Married couple jailed for sexual abuse of vulnerable woman who they kept prisoner for 8 years

The Bakers kept their victim in a cold room with no door handle in their Craigavon home.

From TheJournal.ie Belfast police appeal for videos of fight that led to man's death Donegall Street

Belfast police appeal for videos of fight that led to man's death

31-year-old Paul McCready passed away in hospital from injuries he sustained during an altercation.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 30 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Article 50 is triggered, but how are people around the border reacting? Brexhaustion

Article 50 is triggered, but how are people around the border reacting?

Where the word has been uttered thousands of times in the last nine months, Brexit fatigue has set in.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A Tory MP wants to stop politicians' wages in the North. Gerry Adams just called him a 'tube' You Tube

A Tory MP wants to stop politicians' wages in the North. Gerry Adams just called him a 'tube'

Owen Paterson, a former Northern Ireland Secretary, thinks withholding pay might “crystallise minds”.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie No snap election: London will 'consider all options' for the North after Easter Easter Deadline

No snap election: London will 'consider all options' for the North after Easter

Northern Secretary James Brokenshire has effectively removed the prospect of a second snap election.

# northern-ireland - Monday 27 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Direct rule to return to the North unless deal is done by Sinn Féin and DUP Direct Rule Looms

Direct rule to return to the North unless deal is done by Sinn Féin and DUP

It would return for the first time in over a decade if an agreement is not reached.

From TheJournal.ie The DUP didn't show up, Sinn Féin say they didn't walk out. What happens now? Deadline Day

The DUP didn't show up, Sinn Féin say they didn't walk out. What happens now?

The two largest parties in the North are pointing the finger at each other, after talks broke down.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 26 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Talks in Northern Ireland collapse less than 24 hours before deadline Deadlock

Talks in Northern Ireland collapse less than 24 hours before deadline

Sinn Féin leader Michelle O’Neill said that negotiations had “come to the end of the road”.

From TheJournal.ie The government wants to open up Ireland's exclusive fishing boundaries - and Senators aren't happy Muddied Waters

The government wants to open up Ireland's exclusive fishing boundaries - and Senators aren't happy

Seanad members have been debating an amendment to the Sea Fisheries Bill.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'An IRA leader turned peacemaker': How Martin McGuinness is being remembered internationally A Remarkable Life

'An IRA leader turned peacemaker': How Martin McGuinness is being remembered internationally

‘The cuddly grandfather figure that he presented in later life was real – but so too was the guerrilla hard man of the 1970s.’

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'McGuinness ended up in a better place, bringing his party, followers and society with him' Martin McGuinness

Opinion: 'McGuinness ended up in a better place, bringing his party, followers and society with him'

Irish politics lost a major political figure today, writes David McCann.

From TheJournal.ie 'He didn't go to war, war came to him': Gerry Adams pays tribute to ally and friend Martin McGuinness Death
From TheJournal.ie Martin McGuinness has died at the age of 66 RIP

Martin McGuinness has died at the age of 66

The longstanding Sinn Féin politician had recently stepped down as deputy first minister of Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Monday 20 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May will trigger Article 50 next Wednesday We're Off

Theresa May will trigger Article 50 next Wednesday

Britain will formally announce its intention to leave the EU on 29 March.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 19 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Woman arrested and police call for calm after 'reckless' murder of prominent loyalist Carrickfergus

Woman arrested and police call for calm after 'reckless' murder of prominent loyalist

George Gilmore was gunned down in Carrickfergus on Monday.

# northern-ireland - Friday 17 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Police investigate after group of men use sledgehammer to break into flat Antrim

Police investigate after group of men use sledgehammer to break into flat

The group ransacked the apartment before leaving the scene.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 16 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Hammers and baseball bats used in assault of man in Antrim pub PSNI

Hammers and baseball bats used in assault of man in Antrim pub

The man is currently receiving treatment for serious but non-life threatening injuries.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle sale as it unfolded from start to finish Nama Drama

Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle sale as it unfolded from start to finish

The Public Accounts Committee published its report into the sale today.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 11 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Red tape from the EU could choke Irish tourism businesses after Brexit Tourism

Red tape from the EU could choke Irish tourism businesses after Brexit

Business group ITIC has criticised the government’s response to Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Why is the government arguing to let UK boats fish off Ireland's coasts? Come On In

Why is the government arguing to let UK boats fish off Ireland's coasts?

Fishing limits could become a contentious issue after Brexit, as quotas and fishing territories are renegotiated.

# northern-ireland - Friday 10 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU Border

Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU

“The whole border issue is a nightmare for us,” the former Taoiseach said.

From TheJournal.ie Masked raiders 'with southern accents' tied up an elderly couple and threatened them with a poker Armagh

Masked raiders 'with southern accents' tied up an elderly couple and threatened them with a poker

The robbery happened last night in the Tandragee area in Armagh.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Dangerous' prisoner on the run after being released by mistake Maghaberry Prison

'Dangerous' prisoner on the run after being released by mistake

People are urged not to approach Michael Lawrence Smith if they see him, but to contact police immediately.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A writer for the London Times has questioned Ireland's 'tenuous claim to nationhood' Oh No You Didn't

A writer for the London Times has questioned Ireland's 'tenuous claim to nationhood'

The column also said that republicanism was “rooted in romanticism and myth and hatred”.

# northern-ireland - Monday 6 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster says all is well in the DUP despite rumours of revolt Beware The Ides Of March

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'We can’t have another groundhog day at Stormont': Gerry Adams weighs in on Northern election Three Week Deadline

'We can’t have another groundhog day at Stormont': Gerry Adams weighs in on Northern election

If talks on forming a government collapse, a possible return to direct rule from Westminster is on the table.

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