Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Thursday 9 February 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# karen bradley

All time
# karen bradley
Former NI Secretary 'regrets' saying she didn't know that nationalists did not vote for unionist parties
Karen Bradley made the comments in September 2018.
# power sharing
White House welcomes new talks to restore Northern Ireland power-sharing executive
Talks are set to commence following the local elections in Northern Ireland next week.
# 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.
# Good Friday Agreement
'Staggering ignorance': Sinn Féin lambasts Karen Bradley over comments on voting rights for Irish citizens in NI
The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland’s response to a parliamentary question last month has drawn ire.
# Northern Ireland
Mary Lou McDonald: 'I think she should go... but the problem is much bigger than Karen Bradley'
The Sinn Féin leader added to calls for Karen Bradley’s resignation earlier today.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Karen Bradley resign as Northern Ireland Secretary?
She has been sharply criticised for comments she made about killings during the Troubles.
# call to resign
Families of Ballymurphy massacre victims refuse to meet Karen Bradley
The group have refused to allow the UK’s Northern Ireland Secretary to apologise to them in person over comments she made about the Troubles.
# rte news
Police-killings comments: Karen Bradley says she didn't believe what she said
There have been calls today for the UK’s Northern Ireland Secretary to resign.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Is Karen Bradley correct that killings committed by British forces during the Troubles were 'not crimes'?
Bradley has come under severe criticism for her comments in the House of Commons yesterday, but is she correct?
# Northern Ireland
Tánaiste to meet with Bradley tonight to seek clarification on police-killings comments
Northern Ireland secretary Karen Bradley said that killings by military and police forces during the Troubles “were not crimes”.
# Troubles
Almost two-thirds of people 'fearful of a return to sectarian violence in Ireland after Brexit'
There have been a number of security alerts in Derry in recent days.
# karen bradley
Derry car bomb has 'absolutely nothing to do with Brexit', Bradley says
British minister Karen Bradley gave a House of Commons statement; while earlier a fifth man was arrested in connection with the attack.
# down to the wire
Brexit negotiators are 'very close' to resolving differences over Ireland’s border
Tánaiste Simon Coveney has some movement is still needed from the UK side in order for a deal this month.
# Powersharing
NI meeting dubbed a 'waste of time' but Bradley says getting Stormont on its feet isn't about 'soundbites'
The British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference took place in Dublin today.
# 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.
# historical investigations
'Is this the best use of £150m?': Ex-NI Secretaries of State say Troubles investigations should stop
The group says there needs to be a more ‘even-handed’ approach to investigations.
# 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.
# karen bradley
Northern Irish Secretary admits she didn't understand 'nationalists don't vote for unionist parties'
Karen Bradley has said there was a lot she didn’t understand about Northern Ireland before she was given the job.
# karen bradley
Northern Ireland Assembly members' salaries to be cut by £14,000
The North has been without an Executive since January 2017 because of an ongoing row between Sinn Féin and the DUP.
# United Ireland
Man loses High Court challenge against Northern Ireland Secretary over border poll
Raymond McCord wants both governments to set out the criteria for the holding of a border poll.
# The Troubles
Tánaiste says report that Aidan McAnespie's body part was 'disposed of' must be 'extremely difficult' for the family
The 24-year-old was shot shortly after crossing an army checkpoint.
# 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.
# United Ireland
Man brings High Court challenge against Irish State and Secretary for Northern Ireland over border poll
Raymond McCord wants both governments to set out the criteria for the holding of a border poll.
# possible thaw
'We don’t have a lot of time': Last-ditch Stormont talks start next week
It’s been one year since the power-sharing administration collapsed in Northern Ireland.
# Cabinet Reshuffle
Conservative MP Karen Bradley named as new Northern Ireland secretary
Bradley was named as a replacement to James Brokenshire.