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# james-brokenshire - Friday 8 October, 2021

Micheál Martin and Boris Johnson lead tributes after death of former NI Secretary
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# James Brokenshire

Micheál Martin and Boris Johnson lead tributes after death of former NI Secretary

Updated Oct 8th 2021, 1:18 PM 75,649 Views 17 Comments

He had been suffering with lung cancer.

# james-brokenshire - Monday 8 January, 2018

'He worked with unfailing dedication' - Coveney pays tribute as Brokenshire resigns as Northern Irish secretary
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# Gone

'He worked with unfailing dedication' - Coveney pays tribute as Brokenshire resigns as Northern Irish secretary

Jan 8th 2018, 3:00 PM 24,437 Views 42 Comments

Brokenshire, who has resigned over health concerns, had held the position for the past 17 months. The news came ahead of today’s expected cabinet reshuffle in the UK.

# james-brokenshire - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

'This is British direct rule' says SDLP leader, as Westminster passes North budget
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# Budget

'This is British direct rule' says SDLP leader, as Westminster passes North budget

Nov 14th 2017, 10:27 AM 11,978 Views 103 Comments

The Northern Ireland Budget Bill passed through the House of Commons yesterday.

# james-brokenshire - Monday 6 March, 2017

'We can’t have another groundhog day at Stormont': Gerry Adams weighs in on Northern election
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# Three Week Deadline

'We can’t have another groundhog day at Stormont': Gerry Adams weighs in on Northern election

Mar 6th 2017, 2:30 PM 17,639 Views 33 Comments

If talks on forming a government collapse, a possible return to direct rule from Westminster is on the table.

# james-brokenshire - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Case of undercover British cop operating in Ireland to be raised with UK government
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# Spy Mystery

Case of undercover British cop operating in Ireland to be raised with UK government

Feb 15th 2017, 6:30 AM 21,266 Views 32 Comments

The Dáil was told: “He had multiple intimate relationships with women using his false identity.”

# james-brokenshire - Monday 16 January, 2017

Snap election for Northern Ireland to be held on 2 March
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Snap election for Northern Ireland to be held on 2 March

Jan 16th 2017, 5:35 PM 41,694 Views 95 Comments

Secretary of State James Brokenshire confirmed the Assembly will be dissolved on 26 January.

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

Jan 16th 2017, 12:25 PM 13,670 Views 70 Comments

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

# james-brokenshire - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Brexit will begin in January or February, says Enda Kenny
# Border
# Border

Brexit will begin in January or February, says Enda Kenny

Sep 21st 2016, 11:59 AM 11,120 Views 25 Comments

The Taoiseach said he expects an early 2017 date for Article 50 to be invoked, after discussions with British ministers.

# james-brokenshire - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Explainer: Why are politicians talking about a 'border poll' now?
# United Ireland
# United Ireland

Explainer: Why are politicians talking about a 'border poll' now?

Jul 20th 2016, 6:03 AM 31,024 Views 98 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has raised the possibility of a referendum on a united Ireland.