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#Peace Process

# peace-process - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Opinion: Neither nation can survive without freedom and independence for the Palestinians
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Opinion: Neither nation can survive without freedom and independence for the Palestinians

Jul 31st 2014, 1:00 PM 44 Views 58 Comments

Israeli peace activist Nurit Peled-Elhanan calls on the international community to help end settlement expansion and bring peace to the region.

# peace-process - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process
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Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process

Jun 24th 2014, 9:23 PM 7,740 Views 68 Comments

Party leaders in Northern Ireland have agreed to intensive talks next week but Sinn Féin said the Irish government needs to be positively engaged for it to work.

# peace-process - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Opinion: As a former Israeli soldier, I had to speak out about the injustices I participated in
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Opinion: As a former Israeli soldier, I had to speak out about the injustices I participated in

Jun 19th 2014, 1:00 PM 177 Views 66 Comments

After serving as an IDF combat soldier and commander, Yehuda Sahul questioned the morality of the military action in the West Bank.

# peace-process - Monday 16 June, 2014

Unseen photos show the devastation caused by the IRA's 1996 Manchester bomb
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Unseen photos show the devastation caused by the IRA's 1996 Manchester bomb

Jun 16th 2014, 10:58 AM 21,729 Views 146 Comments

The bomb was the second largest to ever have exploded in Britain.

# peace-process - Saturday 31 May, 2014

McGuinness on The Disappeared: 'One of the worse things to happen' during an already bitter conflict
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McGuinness on The Disappeared: 'One of the worse things to happen' during an already bitter conflict

May 31st 2014, 1:12 PM 10,678 Views 102 Comments

McGuinness gave a wide-ranging interview today on current and past issues.

# peace-process - Thursday 22 May, 2014

'Limited immunity' would help the Troubles truth emerge as perpetrators are dying off
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'Limited immunity' would help the Troubles truth emerge as perpetrators are dying off

May 22nd 2014, 6:29 AM 3,977 Views 5 Comments

Alan Brecknell of the Pat Finucance Centre explains how victims’s families could be helped.

# peace-process - Saturday 17 May, 2014

This Irish woman's running as an MEP in London but says she has your interests at heart
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This Irish woman's running as an MEP in London but says she has your interests at heart

May 17th 2014, 8:45 AM 11,050 Views 28 Comments

NoelleAnne O’Sullivan’s focus is on Irish workers and businesses in London and she believes a British exit from the EU could have serious consequences for Ireland and for the Peace Process.

# peace-process - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Richard Haass is coming to Dublin for Northern Ireland talks
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Richard Haass is coming to Dublin for Northern Ireland talks

May 8th 2014, 11:10 AM 4,703 Views 30 Comments

Eamon Gilmore scheduled the meeting with Haass when he spoke with him on Monday.

# peace-process - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Boston College says they fought a lengthy battle to protect Troubles tapes
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Boston College says they fought a lengthy battle to protect Troubles tapes

May 7th 2014, 10:33 AM 7,706 Views 20 Comments

A spokesperson for the college said despite the UK-US Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty, no one thought the PSNI would be allowed access to the tapes.

PSNI chief to face questions on controversial 'on the runs' letters
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PSNI chief to face questions on controversial 'on the runs' letters

May 7th 2014, 8:31 AM 4,248 Views 26 Comments

Some 190 republicans were issued with ‘letters of comfort’ from the British comfort telling them they were no longer wanted in connection with historical crimes.

# peace-process - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

PSNI chief rejects claims of a 'dark side' to the force
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PSNI chief rejects claims of a 'dark side' to the force

May 6th 2014, 6:46 PM 6,059 Views 57 Comments

Martin McGuinness said that elements in the PSNI were against the peace process.

# peace-process - Monday 5 May, 2014

UK Government: We welcome Sinn Féin's commitment to policing
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UK Government: We welcome Sinn Féin's commitment to policing

May 5th 2014, 2:18 PM 8,623 Views 85 Comments

Gerry Adams said that he wanted confirmed his support for the PSNI after Sinn Féin had questioned their independence.

Tánaiste asks for no more comments on Gerry Adams case
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Tánaiste asks for no more comments on Gerry Adams case

May 5th 2014, 7:09 AM 12,256 Views 69 Comments

Eamon Gilmore also called for a ‘renewed commitment’ to the peace process.

# peace-process - Friday 18 April, 2014

Column: Will our new cordial partnership with Britain trickle down to NI's day-to-day politics?
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Column: Will our new cordial partnership with Britain trickle down to NI's day-to-day politics?

Apr 18th 2014, 7:00 PM 17 Views 45 Comments

The flags and parades-related violence undermine the relatively widespread perception that Northern Ireland’s peace process is a ‘completed’ one.

# peace-process - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Bertie Ahern: 'Suffering in the North did lead us to a good position'
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Bertie Ahern: 'Suffering in the North did lead us to a good position'

Apr 8th 2014, 9:42 AM 8,099 Views 73 Comments

Ahern was speaking as President Michael D Higgins made a historic State visit to the UK.

# peace-process - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Adams: Unionist parties risk dragging peace process back to 1998
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Adams: Unionist parties risk dragging peace process back to 1998

Mar 13th 2014, 6:52 PM 7,931 Views 147 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader, currently in the United States, criticised the UK government’s failure to agree on Haas proposals.

# peace-process - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Cameron orders review of secret IRA deal after Peter Robinson’s resignation threat
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Cameron orders review of secret IRA deal after Peter Robinson’s resignation threat

Feb 27th 2014, 4:40 PM 10,233 Views 164 Comments

The Northern Ireland Assembly is to be recalled tomorrow to discuss Peter Robinson’s concerns about protection for IRA suspects.

Column: We have a duty to share our peace-building skills with the world
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Column: We have a duty to share our peace-building skills with the world

Feb 27th 2014, 8:00 AM 18 Views 36 Comments

Ireland has seen first-hand the benefits a third party can bring to a peace process; it owes it to the forgotten conflicts throughout the world to help, writes Colm Bergin.

# peace-process - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Column: Removing sectarian murals for visitors? It's sweeping problems under the carpet
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Column: Removing sectarian murals for visitors? It's sweeping problems under the carpet

Feb 18th 2014, 12:45 PM 60 Views 40 Comments

Some are suggesting murals and flags should be removed along the Giro d’Italia route in Northern Ireland, but that’s just avoiding the real problem, writes Peter Osborne.

# peace-process - Friday 7 February, 2014

‘A fundamentally dishonest motion’: Sinn Féin rejects move to give TDs free vote on abortion
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‘A fundamentally dishonest motion’: Sinn Féin rejects move to give TDs free vote on abortion

Feb 7th 2014, 9:11 PM 12,226 Views 67 Comments

The party’s Ard Fheis is under way in Wexford with delegates voting down a motion to allow members to vote with their conscience on the issue of abortion.

# peace-process - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Bill Clinton set for Belfast visit in March
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Bill Clinton set for Belfast visit in March

Jan 15th 2014, 4:16 PM 4,723 Views 19 Comments

The former US president will be in the city on 5 March to open the William J. Clinton Leadership Institute at Queen’s University.

# peace-process - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Meghan O'Sullivan warns of 'darker downside' to Northern Ireland stalemate
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Meghan O'Sullivan warns of 'darker downside' to Northern Ireland stalemate

Jan 9th 2014, 10:32 PM 8,205 Views 73 Comments

The vice-chair of recent talks told RTÉ’s Prime Time that some parties are continuing to focus on the parts of the deal they disagree with.

# peace-process - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Column: Failure of Haass talks highlights two serious problems in modern Northern Ireland
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Column: Failure of Haass talks highlights two serious problems in modern Northern Ireland

Jan 2nd 2014, 1:30 PM 31 Views 89 Comments

The ‘silo mentality’ of Stomont doesn’t solve controversial issues or give the public confidence in politics – and it’s the reason Haass came up against a brick wall when he tried to forge common ground, writes David McCann.

# peace-process - Monday 23 December, 2013

Haass talks with NI parties expected to last well into night
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Haass talks with NI parties expected to last well into night

Dec 23rd 2013, 10:28 PM 5,142 Views 79 Comments

“It’s going to be an interesting night,” the US diplomat told reporters, as he arrived at Belfast’s Stormont Hotel.

# peace-process - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Baggott: Resources needed for historical enquiries "hindering our ability to deal with the present"
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Baggott: Resources needed for historical enquiries "hindering our ability to deal with the present"

Dec 17th 2013, 6:19 PM 3,777 Views 3 Comments

US envoy Richard Haass is suggesting combining the PSNI team’s activities with two other organisations.

# peace-process - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Hundreds of Bosnian war criminals to be released and retried
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Hundreds of Bosnian war criminals to be released and retried

Dec 7th 2013, 8:30 PM 16,020 Views 22 Comments

A legal error meant that many people found guilty of war crimes now have to undergo retrials.

# peace-process - Friday 22 November, 2013

Fr Alec Reid offered 'image of decency struggling to assert itself amidst brutality'
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Fr Alec Reid offered 'image of decency struggling to assert itself amidst brutality'

Nov 22nd 2013, 5:44 PM 5,864 Views 19 Comments

The Tipperary priest passed away in Dublin early this morning.

Peace process hero Fr Alec Reid passes away, aged 82
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Peace process hero Fr Alec Reid passes away, aged 82

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:08 PM 8,043 Views 31 Comments

Tributes have flowed in for the man given credit for bringing peace to Northern Ireland.

# peace-process - Friday 18 October, 2013

Adams to speak at conference alongside father of IRA bomb victim
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Adams to speak at conference alongside father of IRA bomb victim

Oct 18th 2013, 5:14 PM 5,825 Views 80 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader will speak at the London Irish Centre alongside Colin Parry and a former chief of staff for Tony Blair.

NI First Minister Peter Robinson hails GAA for its role in peace-building
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NI First Minister Peter Robinson hails GAA for its role in peace-building

Oct 18th 2013, 10:43 AM 6,896 Views 61 Comments

The DUP leader was speaking at Queen’s University Belfast where he also condemned recent shootings by by the UVF and republican dissidents.

# peace-process - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

FULL SPEECH: Martin McGuinness addresses victims of IRA bomb
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FULL SPEECH: Martin McGuinness addresses victims of IRA bomb

Sep 18th 2013, 11:16 PM 11,337 Views 62 Comments

“I was once in the IRA. I am now a peace builder. I don’t expect anyone to take me at my word. I expect them to take me by my deeds.”

# peace-process - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Parades, protests and flags on the agenda as US diplomat arrives in Belfast
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Parades, protests and flags on the agenda as US diplomat arrives in Belfast

Sep 17th 2013, 8:04 AM 3,074 Views 35 Comments

Richard Haass has been asked to chair an all-party panel that will make recommendations on how to deal with the most divisive issues by the end of the year.

# peace-process - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Orange Order parades banned from passing Ardoyne shopfronts
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Orange Order parades banned from passing Ardoyne shopfronts

Jul 24th 2013, 8:45 AM 5,242 Views 123 Comments

The order has vowed to stage a protest at the location every weekend until it is allowed complete its ‘July Twelfth’ parade.

# peace-process - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

PSNI chief praises G8 policing operation as 'most peaceful in history'
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PSNI chief praises G8 policing operation as 'most peaceful in history'

Jun 19th 2013, 4:25 PM 3,408 Views 22 Comments

Matt Baggott said it was a ‘unique’ summit in that it took place in an area where there was a ‘severe terrorist threat’.

# peace-process - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

McGuinness: Obama is 'absolutely engaged' in the peace process
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McGuinness: Obama is 'absolutely engaged' in the peace process

Jun 18th 2013, 9:29 AM 3,287 Views 3 Comments

The Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister was speaking at the G8 Summit in Lough Erne yesterday.

# peace-process - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Kurdish rebels begin critical pullout from Turkey
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Kurdish rebels begin critical pullout from Turkey

May 8th 2013, 10:15 AM 4,110 Views 12 Comments

PKK fighters are preparing to withdraw to northern Iraq, in a major step towards ending a three-decade long conflict that has left tens of thousands dead.

# peace-process - Friday 1 February, 2013

Martin McAleese to resign from Seanad next week
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Martin McAleese to resign from Seanad next week

Feb 1st 2013, 4:34 PM 14,903 Views 50 Comments

The independent Senator has written to the Seanad Cathaoirleach, who will confirm the resignation on Tuesday.

# peace-process - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Polls open in Israeli elections as Netanyahu expected to retain power
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Polls open in Israeli elections as Netanyahu expected to retain power

Jan 22nd 2013, 8:49 AM 2,454 Views 89 Comments

A government of hardline, right wing and religious parties is expected to come together after elections to the 120-seat Knesset today with polls opening this morning.

# peace-process - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Facing the past: artist ‘honoured’ to have Adams portrait hung in London gallery
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Facing the past: artist ‘honoured’ to have Adams portrait hung in London gallery

Dec 2nd 2012, 8:45 AM 4,610 Views 11 Comments

Conrad Atkinson reflects on his experience of visiting Northern Ireland during the Troubles, the peace process, and how his painting of the Sinn Féin leader will soon hang in London’s National Portrait Gallery.

# peace-process - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Dissident republican groups merge to form ‘new IRA’
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Dissident republican groups merge to form ‘new IRA’

Jul 26th 2012, 8:31 PM 19,986 Views 51 Comments

The Real IRA is joining with Republican Action Against Drugs and others in a “unified structure” to reclaim the IRA name.