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# dup - Last week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

Calls for civility after pro-IRA chant is directed at former DUP leader Arlene Foster
# Arlene Foster
# Arlene Foster

Calls for civility after pro-IRA chant is directed at former DUP leader Arlene Foster

Nov 22nd 2022, 8:12 PM 23,287 Views 35 Comments

The footage involving Foster emerged from the Local Women Business Awards in Belfast at the weekend.

Legislation introduced to push back deadline to form a Stormont Executive
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Legislation introduced to push back deadline to form a Stormont Executive

Nov 21st 2022, 8:21 AM 7,569 Views 6 Comments

It will also allow for MLA salaries to be cut by around a third while the Assembly is unable to sit.

# dup - This month November 2022

Still no clarity on an election date in Northern Ireland, what's going on?
# The North
# The North

Still no clarity on an election date in Northern Ireland, what's going on?

Updated Nov 2nd 2022, 4:05 PM 9,997 Views 4 Comments

The NI Secretary has faced criticism for failing to provide clarity on whether he will call an election.

Jeffrey Donaldson repeats claim heart surgeries were delayed by NI protocol
# DUP
# DUP

Jeffrey Donaldson repeats claim heart surgeries were delayed by NI protocol

Nov 1st 2022, 9:48 PM 27,908 Views 25 Comments

The Southern Health Trust said cardiac equipment parts could not be secured from the UK or Ireland in August

# dup - Last month October 2022

Northern Ireland Secretary says Assembly election will be called but does not set date
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Secretary says Assembly election will be called but does not set date

Oct 28th 2022, 5:04 PM 8,074 Views 15 Comments

The DUP has refused to re-enter power sharing, meaning an executive could not be formed.

Bertie Ahern: ‘Sad day’ for people of Northern Ireland as they face another election
# Deadline Day
# Deadline Day

Bertie Ahern: ‘Sad day’ for people of Northern Ireland as they face another election

Updated Oct 28th 2022, 4:15 PM 24,185 Views 73 Comments

The former Taoiseach said an election will not ‘change a damn thing’ because the Northern Ireland Protocol is not even on the agenda.

Voters in the North set to return to the polls for second time in seven months
# Stormont
# Stormont

Voters in the North set to return to the polls for second time in seven months

Updated Oct 28th 2022, 9:15 AM 18,562 Views 31 Comments

A deadline for forming a new powersharing executive has lapsed, with an election due in December.

Micheál Martin: DUP should 'honour' mandate of people of Northern Ireland
# Stormont
# Stormont

Micheál Martin: DUP should 'honour' mandate of people of Northern Ireland

Oct 23rd 2022, 10:02 AM 15,744 Views 30 Comments

Martin said that it did not appear that there would be an agreement on powersharing reached by Friday

Brian Rowan: Truss' resignation and Conservative chaos spell disaster for Northern Ireland
# Westminster Woes
# Westminster Woes

Brian Rowan: Truss' resignation and Conservative chaos spell disaster for Northern Ireland

Updated Oct 21st 2022, 2:00 PM 38,318 Views 16 Comments

The former BBC correspondent says the ongoing chaos in London means Stormont is again forgotten.

NI Protocol talks between UK and EU ‘will continue’ if snap Stormont election called
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

NI Protocol talks between UK and EU ‘will continue’ if snap Stormont election called

Oct 19th 2022, 7:09 PM 5,192 Views 1 Comment

A previous round of talks between the EU and the UK were paused ahead of the last Stormont Assembly election in May

DUP leader says debris of protocol must be cleared for Stormont to return
# Protocol
# Protocol

DUP leader says debris of protocol must be cleared for Stormont to return

Oct 17th 2022, 6:47 AM 16,118 Views 17 Comments

DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson will meet Taoiseach Micheál Martin later today.

DUP will not return to powersharing without changes to Protocol, says Donaldson
# DUP
# DUP

DUP will not return to powersharing without changes to Protocol, says Donaldson

Oct 8th 2022, 3:27 PM 19,862 Views 33 Comments

The DUP leader told its annual conference that changes must be secured to the Northern Ireland Protocol.

Brian Rowan: Can the parties of Northern Ireland truly make it work this time?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Brian Rowan: Can the parties of Northern Ireland truly make it work this time?

Updated Oct 7th 2022, 11:59 AM 12,287 Views 14 Comments

The former BBC correspondent says the signs of compromise are not good as another deadline looms for Stormont.

# dup - This year 2022

SDLP rejects accusations that Stormont recall motion is 'stunt politics'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

SDLP rejects accusations that Stormont recall motion is 'stunt politics'

Updated Aug 3rd 2022, 1:21 PM 10,059 Views 5 Comments

Two previous attempts to elect a speaker, which would open the way for the nomination of First and deputy First Ministers, have failed.

DUP can't give timetable for return to powersharing at Stormont, Donaldson says
# NI Politics
# NI Politics

DUP can't give timetable for return to powersharing at Stormont, Donaldson says

Aug 3rd 2022, 10:44 AM 13,728 Views 34 Comments

His comments came ahead of the latest attempt to restore Stormont by way of a recalled sitting of the Assembly.

SDLP to form new official opposition at Stormont as Northern Ireland Assembly recalled
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

SDLP to form new official opposition at Stormont as Northern Ireland Assembly recalled

Jul 25th 2022, 6:00 AM 23,532 Views 9 Comments

Elected parties have yet to form an Executive since the election in May.

Stormont to be recalled next week in latest attempt to elect speaker
# Stormont
# Stormont

Stormont to be recalled next week in latest attempt to elect speaker

Jul 21st 2022, 3:53 PM 6,033 Views 10 Comments

Currently, the Assembly is unable to function as the DUP have blocked the election of a new speaker.

DUP accuse SDLP, Alliance and Labour of being a 'pan-nationalist front' during Protocol debate
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

DUP accuse SDLP, Alliance and Labour of being a 'pan-nationalist front' during Protocol debate

Jul 20th 2022, 10:21 PM 27,762 Views 21 Comments

Jim Shannon’s comments were criticised by Alliance MP Stephen Farry, who called for Shannon to reflect on what he said.

NI Protocol legislation could have ‘colossal economic impact’, O’Neill warns
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

NI Protocol legislation could have ‘colossal economic impact’, O’Neill warns

Jun 9th 2022, 10:53 PM 19,699 Views 15 Comments

The Sinn Féin vice president said Boris Johnson was motivated solely by holding on to power.

Donaldson says Irish Government ‘ignoring’ unionists’ concerns over Northern Ireland Protocol
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Donaldson says Irish Government ‘ignoring’ unionists’ concerns over Northern Ireland Protocol

Jun 8th 2022, 10:50 PM 17,902 Views 27 Comments

The DUP leader said the Protocol has left him being treated like a second-class citizen.

Sinn Fein to ‘keep trying’ to get a Stormont speaker elected
# Stormont Assembly
# Stormont Assembly

Sinn Fein to ‘keep trying’ to get a Stormont speaker elected

May 30th 2022, 4:24 PM 11,565 Views 6 Comments

Michelle O’Neill was speaking after the DUP blocked the election of a new speaker for the second time.

Northern Ireland centenary celebrated in shadow of Edward Carson – and Covid-19
# Centenary
# Centenary

Northern Ireland centenary celebrated in shadow of Edward Carson – and Covid-19

May 28th 2022, 5:40 PM 22,109 Views 34 Comments

The Orange Order pledged to defend the place of Northern Ireland in the UK.

Emma DeSouza: Running in the Assembly elections was an education - Northern Ireland is changing
# Assembly Elections
# Assembly Elections

Emma DeSouza: Running in the Assembly elections was an education - Northern Ireland is changing

May 17th 2022, 7:00 PM 10,420 Views 3 Comments

Emma DeSouza ran in the recent Stormont elections – she didn’t win but she shares her thoughts on it all.

Johnson says plan to unilaterally redraw NI protocol is 'insurance' while 'ironing out problems'
# Across The Irish Sea
# Across The Irish Sea

Johnson says plan to unilaterally redraw NI protocol is 'insurance' while 'ironing out problems'

May 16th 2022, 9:40 PM 53,694 Views 40 Comments
  • Johnson made clear that he did not favour scrapping the Protocol, and instead wanted to secure changes to it.
  • DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson said the Prime Minister will be judged on his actions and not his words over the Protocol.
  • Sinn Féin Stormont leader Michelle O’Neill said the Protocol "is here to stay" following a meeting with Taoiseach Micheál Martin.
DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson
# Stormont
# Stormont

DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson

May 15th 2022, 7:48 PM 21,772 Views 30 Comments

Boris Johnson will meet the main Stormont parties tomorrow in a bid to break the deadlock on returning to power-sharing arrangements.

Coveney says British 'sabre-rattling and grandstanding' over NI Protocol is not helpful
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Coveney says British 'sabre-rattling and grandstanding' over NI Protocol is not helpful

Updated May 15th 2022, 11:45 AM 34,311 Views 44 Comments

The Foreign Affairs Minister said Ireland is “frustrated” and “dealing with the consequences now of a decision by the British people on our own country”.

DUP blocking formation of executive in Stormont is a 'matter of disgrace', McDonald says
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

DUP blocking formation of executive in Stormont is a 'matter of disgrace', McDonald says

May 14th 2022, 7:11 PM 15,149 Views 28 Comments

Nobody should be “spooked by the actions of the British government”, McDonald said.

Donaldson confirms DUP will not nominate Speaker, leaving Stormont Assembly unable to function
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Donaldson confirms DUP will not nominate Speaker, leaving Stormont Assembly unable to function

May 13th 2022, 10:15 AM 41,918 Views 63 Comments
  • The DUP leader is refusing to sit in Stormont until issues around the Northern Ireland Protocol are resolved.
  • Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill said the party are "disgracefully holding the public to ransom for their Brexit mess".
  • The UK Government has indicated that it is set to override parts of the post-Brexit agreement.
Jeffrey Donaldson cedes newly-won Stormont seat and opts to stay in UK parliament
# DUP
# DUP

Jeffrey Donaldson cedes newly-won Stormont seat and opts to stay in UK parliament

May 12th 2022, 4:22 PM 30,677 Views 34 Comments

Emma Little-Pengelly has been elected in the Lagan Valley constituency in Donaldson’s place.

McDonald accuses DUP of 'political posturing' over refusal to re-enter Stormont government
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

McDonald accuses DUP of 'political posturing' over refusal to re-enter Stormont government

May 8th 2022, 1:22 PM 28,400 Views 69 Comments

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said it would be unacceptable for the DUP to refuse to form a new Stormont executive with a nationalist First Minister, following a historic election in Northern Ireland.

DUP leader urged to nominate deputy first minister to restore executive
# Assembly Election
# Assembly Election

DUP leader urged to nominate deputy first minister to restore executive

May 8th 2022, 12:14 PM 48,193 Views 80 Comments

British Secretary of State Brandon Lewis is set to meet with the leaders of the Stormont parties tomorrow.

SDLP’s Nichola Mallon loses seat as Sinn Féin wins historic victory in Stormont election
# Assembly Election
# Assembly Election

SDLP’s Nichola Mallon loses seat as Sinn Féin wins historic victory in Stormont election

Updated May 7th 2022, 7:20 PM 123,652 Views 72 Comments

Sinn Féin remains firmly on course to emerge as the largest Stormont party.

Sinn Féin set for best Assembly election result with most first-preference votes
# Assembly Election
# Assembly Election

Sinn Féin set for best Assembly election result with most first-preference votes

May 6th 2022, 11:18 PM 50,412 Views 38 Comments

The Sinn Féin vice-president and the leaders of the DUP and Alliance Party were all elected on the first count in their constituencies.

What happens after count day? The real work begins on Government formation
# Stormont
# Stormont

What happens after count day? The real work begins on Government formation

May 6th 2022, 4:21 PM 13,870 Views 8 Comments

Sinn Féin Vice President Michelle O’Neill said it would be “absolutely unfathomable” that a new Executive would not be formed after today.

Opinion: The DUP in this election began to look like the lost tribe of the British Empire
# Stormont Vote Count
# Stormont Vote Count

Opinion: The DUP in this election began to look like the lost tribe of the British Empire

Updated May 6th 2022, 10:51 AM 52,405 Views 39 Comments

Peter Flanagan says the election in Northern Ireland has shown that Loyalist and British values are no longer the same.

Polling stations close across Northern Ireland in Stormont election with 54% turnout
# Stormont
# Stormont

Polling stations close across Northern Ireland in Stormont election with 54% turnout

Updated May 5th 2022, 10:00 PM 61,628 Views 58 Comments

The process will elect 90 MLAs to the devolved Stormont Assembly, with 239 candidates running.

Here's how much the North's parties spent on ads on Facebook ahead of the Assembly election
# Assembly Election
# Assembly Election

Here's how much the North's parties spent on ads on Facebook ahead of the Assembly election

May 4th 2022, 8:00 PM 10,666 Views 5 Comments

Over £30,000 has been spent by the five main parties during the election campaign.

Brian Rowan: There's nothing dull about this election in Northern Ireland - it's hard to call
# Voting Tomorrow
# Voting Tomorrow

Brian Rowan: There's nothing dull about this election in Northern Ireland - it's hard to call

Updated May 4th 2022, 2:40 PM 19,449 Views 22 Comments

The former BBC correspondent says every party is playing it safe and steady ahead of tomorrow’s vote.

Northern Ireland party leaders clash over border poll and Protocol in TV election debate
# Stormont Elections
# Stormont Elections

Northern Ireland party leaders clash over border poll and Protocol in TV election debate

May 2nd 2022, 7:15 AM 29,405 Views 32 Comments

The leaders of the five largest parties in Northern Ireland participated in the UTV Election Debate show.

Election result will send message over Northern Ireland Protocol, Donaldson says
# Stormont
# Stormont

Election result will send message over Northern Ireland Protocol, Donaldson says

May 1st 2022, 8:13 AM 25,206 Views 31 Comments

Rallies took place in Ballymena, Co Antrim, and Bangor, Co Down, on Saturday in opposition to the post-Brexit protocol.

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