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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Sunday 17 September, 2017

This stretch of border shows why Brexit will be an enormous headache to manage - we went to talk to locals

This road crosses the border multiple times in just a few miles (or kilometres). What will happen after Brexit?

'Behind the masks': New digital archive documents Northern Ireland's history

A library in Belfast has collected tens of thousands of items related to the Troubles and subsequent peace process.

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# northern-ireland - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

From The42 Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill arrested on suspicion of drink-driving Arrest

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill arrested on suspicion of drink-driving

The 48-year old was stopped near Edinburgh on Sunday.

Police 'failed' in releasing violent offender who killed his partner three days later

Sean Hegarty, who had more than 70 convictions, was jailed for the murder of Caron Smyth and her friend Finbar McGrillen.

# northern-ireland - Monday 11 September, 2017

'We hope others can do this too': Battle to recognise humanist weddings returns to High Court

Republic of Ireland international Eunan O’Kane and model Laura Lacole won a High Court bid to have a humanist wedding in June.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

PSNI 'working to establish weapon' after two 12 year olds assaulted in Belfast

One of the boys was hospitalised following the incident.

# northern-ireland - Monday 4 September, 2017

RTÉ receives 203 complaints over controversial Late Late Show map

RTE’s Late Late Show used a map of Ireland without Northern Ireland on Friday.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Eight-year-old girl held down by burglar during 'vicious' attack

A 48-year-old woman and a 17-year-old girl were treated in hospital for suspected fractures.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Sinn Féin rejects Arlene Foster's Irish language proposal

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

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.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

UK says it will 'take back control of its laws' after Brexit

The British government wants to end the direct jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice in the UK.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Endangered bird found dead with gunshot wounds in Co Down

Conservationists are calling it a “deliberate” attack.

Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans Brexit This post contains videos

Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans

The Taoiseach also shared his thoughts on Donald Trump.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Police seek witnesses for 'breathtakingly violent' assault which left a man unrecognisable

Anthony McMahon (59) was found unconscious and barely breathing in a pool of blood on Tuesday.

Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage does NOT breach human rights

A Belfast court made the ruling this afternoon.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Simon Coveney: 'Ireland will not be a pawn in Brexit negotiations'

The UK government said it wanted to maintain a “seamless and frictionless” border between the two countries.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Petrol bombs thrown at police at site of Derry bonfire

The controversial bonfire is due to be lit tonight after a row about its placement.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Britain will tell us what they plan to do with the North this week

The papers form the result of more than a year of preparatory work in Whitehall.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'He was the best brother': Tributes paid to young Derry teacher who died in tragic accident in China

Craig Church (27) was from the small town of Portstewart in Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Former UK Brexit minister claims Varadkar 'regrets' comments on post-Brexit border

David Jones MP has said that Enda Kenny’s government seemed more positive about finding solutions to the border issue.

# northern-ireland - Friday 4 August, 2017

'Brexit seriously risks driving a wedge between the North and Ireland'

He also warned against Ireland returning into a “place of bloodshed and violence, of checkpoints”.

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.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Teen army cadets caught up in bad weather rescued off the Mourne Mountains

Emergency services were alerted shortly before 12pm today.

Pro-life abortion billboard 'unlikely to mislead readers' says ad watchdog

The ASA found a billboard claiming 100,000 lives were saved as a result of Northern Ireland’s abortion laws was not misleading.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Leo Varadkar to attend Belfast Pride event, but he won't attend the parade

The Taoiseach says he wants to express his support for equality for all in Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Monday 31 July, 2017

'An extremely dangerous terrorist': Antrim Royal Marine jailed for 18 years for making bombs

Ciarán Maxwell (31), from Larne, manufactured large amounts of ammunition and explosives.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Twenty years since Rathlin Island's first crime, it's 'not a place where you'd get away with something'

In the last two decades, there has been a surge in tourism and a baby boom – but very little crime.

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

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

# northern-ireland - Friday 28 July, 2017

Uniformed PSNI officers to take part in Belfast pride for the first time

The PSNI hope to highlight the issue of hate crime through their attendance.

'We're not going to help the UK come up with a border solution' - Varadkar

“We’re not going to be helping them to design some sort of border that we don’t believe should exist in the first place.”

# northern-ireland - Friday 21 July, 2017

Police in contact with gardaí over unidentified man found in river

The PSNI recovered the body of a man from the water at Shaw’s Bridge, Belfast last Friday.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Warning that no deal on Brexit would have “widespread, damaging and pervasive” effect

A new report warned against the dangers of a “chaotic Brexit”.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Brexit has 'undermined political stability' and worsened divisions in Northern Ireland

A report from the European Union Committee of the UK’s House of Lords said that Northern Ireland will be “profoundly affected by Brexit”.

# northern-ireland - Monday 17 July, 2017

Simon Coveney says electronic tagging of vehicles in place of a hard border would not work

The minister’s comments come as the UK and the EU

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Two fire crews attacked while responding to bonfire incidents in the North

The fire service responded to around 40 bonfire-related incidents last night.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

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

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

'He's a coward, as simple as that' - Sister of victim rejects apology from IRA bomb maker Dealing With The Past This post contains videos

'He's a coward, as simple as that' - Sister of victim rejects apology from IRA bomb maker

Michael Christopher Hayes said he did not plant bombs in Birmingham but refused to say who did.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Former Manchester United player ordained as a priest

Philip Mulryne was yesterday ordained a priest for the Dominican Order.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Poll: Should Northern Ireland's politicians have their pay docked? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Northern Ireland's politicians have their pay docked?

Deadlines continue to whizz by – and still there’s no deal. Is it time to dock MLAs’ pay?

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

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”.

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