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#Northern Ireland

# 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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you want to see a united Ireland? What Do You Think This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want to see a united Ireland?

Enda Kenny asked that a deal be included in Brexit negotiations to allow Northern Ireland to rejoin the EU in the case of a united Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 4 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie DUP scrape first place in Northern Ireland elections with Sinn Féin just one seat behind Votes In

DUP scrape first place in Northern Ireland elections with Sinn Féin just one seat behind

The parties have three weeks to strike some sort of deal.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man wanted on charges of kidnapping his ex-partner surrenders himself to authorities Extradition

Man wanted on charges of kidnapping his ex-partner surrenders himself to authorities

The man was arrested on a European Arrest Warrant and surrendered to Northern Irish authorities.

From TheJournal.ie The Northern Ireland elections explained, in five controversies Get Smart Fast

The Northern Ireland elections explained, in five controversies

Voters go to the polls tomorrow. Here’s what you need to know.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'She deserves to be laid to rest': Family appeal for information on 12th anniversary of woman's disappearance Murder Investigation This post contains videos

'She deserves to be laid to rest': Family appeal for information on 12th anniversary of woman's disappearance

Lisa Dorrian from Bangor disappeared after a party in 2005.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 26 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Murder investigation launched after man discovered dying on road Co Down

Murder investigation launched after man discovered dying on road

Two men aged 19 have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Five charged with attempting to set fire to police officers' homes Co Down

Five charged with attempting to set fire to police officers' homes

The alleged attempted arson attacks took place in Counties Down and Armagh last April and July.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over murder of young football coach on night out Conan Anderson

Man arrested over murder of young football coach on night out

Conan Anderson died on Saturday, after sustaining head injuries some weeks ago.

# northern-ireland - Monday 20 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster couldn't take questions at manifesto launch due to 'man flu' Cough

Arlene Foster couldn't take questions at manifesto launch due to 'man flu'

Foster was speaking at the launch of the DUP manifesto in advance of next month’s elections.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 19 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Murder probe after young football coach who suffered head injuries on a night out dies in hospital Conan Anderson

Murder probe after young football coach who suffered head injuries on a night out dies in hospital

Conan Anderson was fighting for his life in hospital for nearly two weeks.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 18 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Woman left 'bruised and shaken' after refusing to give handbag to hammer-wielding mugger Belfast

Woman left 'bruised and shaken' after refusing to give handbag to hammer-wielding mugger

The mugger fled down a side street empty handed.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-Brexit campaigners create 'mock customs post' amid hard border fears Stop Right There

Anti-Brexit campaigners create 'mock customs post' amid hard border fears

Border Communities Against Brexit staged the protest this morning.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 12 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Are there really more Polish speakers than Irish speakers in Northern Ireland? Factcheck

FactCheck: Are there really more Polish speakers than Irish speakers in Northern Ireland?

DUP leader Arlene Foster raised some eyebrows with her claim during the week. Is it true?

# northern-ireland - Friday 10 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 81-year-old woman who went missing in Bangor dies in hospital Northern Ireland

81-year-old woman who went missing in Bangor dies in hospital

Northern Ireland’s police service thanked the public for their help in looking for the missing woman.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 9 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Decision not to prosecute man over sectarian massacre of 10 Protestant workers Armagh

Decision not to prosecute man over sectarian massacre of 10 Protestant workers

No one has ever been charged over the massacre.

# northern-ireland - Monday 6 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster on Sinn Féin: 'If you feed a crocodile it will keep coming back for more' Later Alligator

Arlene Foster on Sinn Féin: 'If you feed a crocodile it will keep coming back for more'

In response, Gerry Adams said simply “see you later, alligator”.

From TheJournal.ie Police question 40-year-old in connection with prison officer's murder in Belfast Adrian Ismay

Police question 40-year-old in connection with prison officer's murder in Belfast

Adrian Ismay was driving home on 4 March 2016 when a petrol bomb went off after falling from underneath his van.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 5 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Does Gerry Adams regret getting involved with the Stack meeting? Yes and no Sunday Interview

Does Gerry Adams regret getting involved with the Stack meeting? Yes and no

Gerry Adams has a lot of thoughts about how Sinn Féin is treated by the media.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We are inescapably intertwined': Ireland gets a whole section in Brexit plan Brexit Blueprint

'We are inescapably intertwined': Ireland gets a whole section in Brexit plan

The word “Ireland” appears 132 times in the 77-page Brexit whitepaper.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland Waterboarding

Taoiseach Jack Lynch confronted Prime Minister on torture claims in Northern Ireland

In documents seen by Channel 4, the Ministry of Defence admitted that they found some claims of torture credible.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people aren't very optimistic about Northern Ireland's future Brexit

Irish people aren't very optimistic about Northern Ireland's future

A group of Irish adults were asked “Are you optimistic about Northern Ireland’s future?”

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Police were called 2,738 times about domestic abuse over Christmas Northern Ireland

Police were called 2,738 times about domestic abuse over Christmas

The PSNI received 95 calls related to domestic abuse on Christmas Day.

# northern-ireland - Monday 30 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny says he will tell Trump in person that he disagrees with his travel ban No Holdy Hands

Enda Kenny says he will tell Trump in person that he disagrees with his travel ban

The UK Prime Minister Theresa May is in Dublin today to meet Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

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