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#Stormont

# stormont - Thursday 1 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie DUP calls for pictures of Queen Elizabeth to be reinstated in Stormont following reports they were removed Dispute

DUP calls for pictures of Queen Elizabeth to be reinstated in Stormont following reports they were removed

The DUP said it has raised the issue with Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

# stormont - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson pledges to do 'everything in his power' to break impasse in Northern Ireland talks Stormont Assembly

Boris Johnson pledges to do 'everything in his power' to break impasse in Northern Ireland talks

The PM and the new Northern Ireland Secretary are to meet with the five main political parties tomorrow.

# stormont - Monday 3 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie New phase of power-sharing talks to begin in Northern Ireland Stormont

New phase of power-sharing talks to begin in Northern Ireland

Karen Bradley and Simon Coveney said they “believe that there is a genuine but narrow window of opportunity to reach agreement in the immediate period ahead”.

# stormont - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Fresh talks between political leaders in bid to restore power-sharing at Stormont Northern Ireland

Fresh talks between political leaders in bid to restore power-sharing at Stormont

The executive dissolved in January 2017.

# stormont - Friday 26 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie All-party talks could see Stormont up and running by mid-July, says Coveney Stormont

All-party talks could see Stormont up and running by mid-July, says Coveney

The talks are to begin following the Northern Ireland local elections.

From TheJournal.ie Talks to restore Northern Ireland power-sharing executive to be announced today Crunch Time

Talks to restore Northern Ireland power-sharing executive to be announced today

The talks are expected to begin after Northern Ireland’s local elections.

# stormont - Sunday 20 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie It's more than two years since Stormont collapsed and a deal looks as far away as ever Deadlock

It's more than two years since Stormont collapsed and a deal looks as far away as ever

The Northern Assembly has been shuttered for around 18,000 hours.

# stormont - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Karen Bradley 'actively considering' external mediator to restore NI powersharing talks Deadlock

Karen Bradley 'actively considering' external mediator to restore NI powersharing talks

Northern Ireland powersharing collapsed in January 2017 following the DUP’s and Sinn Féin’s failure to agree on a number of issues.

# stormont - Saturday 8 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How much do you know about Northern Irish politics? Stormont Executive

Quiz: How much do you know about Northern Irish politics?

Karen Bradley admitted she didn’t know much about the divisive political history in the North when she took up her role in January.

# stormont - Thursday 9 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Loyalist murderer launches art exhibition while on temporary release - victims' relatives not impressed Michael Stone

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

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’.

# stormont - Sunday 22 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 170 Irish and UK politicians sign letter calling for change to the North's abortion laws The North Is Next

170 Irish and UK politicians sign letter calling for change to the North's abortion laws

Northern Ireland has been without a government for over a year and a half – so Westminster and Dublin are being asked to introduce new abortion laws.

# stormont - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie No hard border and a customs union: Four NI parties' stance on Brexit Stormont

No hard border and a customs union: Four NI parties' stance on Brexit

The parties have varying stances on a number of issues, but have released a joint statement on their Brexit stance.

# stormont - Friday 30 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is the Good Friday Agreement? 20 Years On

Explainer: What is the Good Friday Agreement?

The 20th anniversary of the landmark deal is being marked – here’s what’s in it.

# stormont - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Northern MLAs could have their pay docked by over €15,000 while Stormont remains down No Laughing Matter

Northern MLAs could have their pay docked by over €15,000 while Stormont remains down

Secretary of State Karen Bradley ‘is minded’ to reduce their pay.

# stormont - Thursday 8 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland budget to include £410 million from DUP deal with Conservatives Stormont

Northern Ireland budget to include £410 million from DUP deal with Conservatives

The budget also sets out £80 million in support of immediate health and education pressure.

# stormont - Saturday 17 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'A standstill is completely unacceptable': Sinn Féin to meet Varadkar and May over Stormont deadlock Stormont

'A standstill is completely unacceptable': Sinn Féin to meet Varadkar and May over Stormont deadlock

Mary Lou McDonald said there is “no question of a return to direct rule” from Westminister in the North.

# stormont - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Vacant Seanad seat should be filled by someone with a unionist background, says senator Vacancy

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

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

# stormont - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie DUP will not sign off on stand-alone Irish Language Act, Arlene Foster says Roadblock

DUP will not sign off on stand-alone Irish Language Act, Arlene Foster says

Yesterday, British Prime Minister Theresa May said there is a “basis for an agreement” at Stormont and the Executive could be running soon.

# stormont - Monday 5 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin's Gerry Kelly says he has spoken to police after being filmed removing a clamp Bolt Cutter

Sinn Féin's Gerry Kelly says he has spoken to police after being filmed removing a clamp

Kelly, who has been an MLA since 1998, is the party’s policing spokesman.

# stormont - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'The hamster wheel of talks': There isn't a lot of optimism that the Stormont Assembly will be restored Northern Ireland

'The hamster wheel of talks': There isn't a lot of optimism that the Stormont Assembly will be restored

As we creep towards direct rule, time is running out for politicians on both sides to strike a deal.

# stormont - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Stormont speaker rejects allegations he misled assembly over role with UDA-linked group Robin Newton

Stormont speaker rejects allegations he misled assembly over role with UDA-linked group

The allegations were made in a BBC Spotlight programme last night.

# stormont - Thursday 31 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin rejects Arlene Foster's Irish language proposal Power Sharing

Sinn Féin rejects Arlene Foster's Irish language proposal

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

From TheJournal.ie Adams says young people will be radicalised by the DUP’s refusal to embrace their rights At Odds

Adams says young people will be radicalised by the DUP’s refusal to embrace their rights

Unlikely to reach a deal anytime soon, the Northern Ireland Assembly has remained empty since January.

# stormont - Friday 4 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie With young people in 'Repeal' jumpers beside him, Leo Varadkar was asked about the Eighth in Belfast today Referendum

With young people in 'Repeal' jumpers beside him, Leo Varadkar was asked about the Eighth in Belfast today

Varadkar will also give a speech at Queen’s University as part of his first trip to Northern Ireland as Taoiseach.

# stormont - Sunday 30 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie DUP accuses Varadkar of sending 'mixed messages' and 'going backwards' Nigel Dodds

DUP accuses Varadkar of sending 'mixed messages' and 'going backwards'

“Just what is going on in Dublin?” DUP deputy Nigel Dodds has asked provocatively.

# stormont - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie DUP hits out at the Irish government for 'sticking its nose in' Stormont talks Northern Ireland

DUP hits out at the Irish government for 'sticking its nose in' Stormont talks

The DUP have said that they are all “miles from agreement”.

# stormont - Monday 3 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'What's wrong with someone who wants to live through Irish?' - Sinn Féin hits back at DUP Deadlock

'What's wrong with someone who wants to live through Irish?' - Sinn Féin hits back at DUP

Earlier, Arlene Foster said that Sinn Féin’s ‘shopping list’ is holding up a deal in the North.

# stormont - Sunday 2 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams asks UK to not restore direct rule from Westminster in North Looming Deadline

Gerry Adams asks UK to not restore direct rule from Westminster in North

The Sinn Féin leader doesn’t expect a power-sharing deal to be reached in Northern Ireland by tomorrow.

# stormont - Saturday 1 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams doesn't think power-sharing deal will be reached by Monday Looming Deadline

Gerry Adams doesn't think power-sharing deal will be reached by Monday

Theresa May has called both Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill to outline her government’s desire to see a deal in the North.

# stormont - Thursday 29 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Deadline missed: No deal reached in Stormont talks Northern Ireland

Deadline missed: No deal reached in Stormont talks

The power-sharing assembly has been vacant since January.

# stormont - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie DUP and Sinn Féin have just 24 hours to reach a deal - so what happens if they don't? ALL IN A DAY'S WORK

DUP and Sinn Féin have just 24 hours to reach a deal - so what happens if they don't?

An Irish Language Act, same-sex marriage and Arlene Foster’s resignation are the main issues that need to be agreed upon.

# stormont - 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.

# stormont - Monday 27 March, 2017

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.

# stormont - Monday 6 March, 2017

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.

# stormont - Saturday 21 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie DUP MLA admits four family members made use of "cash for ash" scheme Jim Wells

DUP MLA admits four family members made use of "cash for ash" scheme

South Down MLA Jim Wells said he wanted to make it clear that he had “no financial interests” in it whatsoever.

# stormont - Friday 20 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie On dramatic day for politics in the North, a senior DUP figure also stood down Cash For Ash

On dramatic day for politics in the North, a senior DUP figure also stood down

Dr Andrew Crawford has been accused of exerting his influence to keep the “cash for ash” scheme running.

# stormont - Monday 16 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The deadline has passed and Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election Collapse

The deadline has passed and Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire will have no choice but name a date for elections later today.

# stormont - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie How the Irish language drove a wedge between Northern Ireland's Assembly Stormont Assembly

How the Irish language drove a wedge between Northern Ireland's Assembly

A movement has begun to protest against decisions taken by the Assembly ‘against’ the Irish language.

# stormont - Monday 9 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is the 'cash for ash' scandal? Martin McGuinness

Explainer: What is the 'cash for ash' scandal?

The latest twist in the long-running controversy has seen Martin McGuinness resign after Arlene Foster refused to step aside.

# stormont - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie DUP politician admits he didn't know heterosexual people could contract HIV Misinformed

DUP politician admits he didn't know heterosexual people could contract HIV

Trevor Clarke made the admission in a Stormont debate calling for a new HIV awareness campaign.

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