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# loyalists - Monday 19 April, 2021

Brother of loyalist murder victim disrupts protest over Northern Ireland Protocol
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

Brother of loyalist murder victim disrupts protest over Northern Ireland Protocol

Apr 19th 2021, 4:48 PM 38,484 Views 14 Comments

Gareth McCord’s brother Raymond was beaten to death by a UVF gang in north Belfast in 1997.

# loyalists - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Sign up for our live discussion: What future do young people want for Northern Ireland?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Sign up for our live discussion: What future do young people want for Northern Ireland?

Apr 8th 2021, 11:45 AM 16,823 Views 44 Comments

We are hosting a panel of young voices to discuss the reality of life in Northern Ireland and how positive change could be brought about.

# loyalists - Monday 5 April, 2021

'Senseless and reckless': Police attacked as violence flares again in parts of Northern Ireland
# Loyalists
# Loyalists

'Senseless and reckless': Police attacked as violence flares again in parts of Northern Ireland

Updated Apr 5th 2021, 1:00 PM 41,295 Views 0 Comments

The incidents are the latest in several days of disorder.

# loyalists - Thursday 4 March, 2021

NI Protocol issues can be resolved with goodwill and common sense, Boris Johnson says
# Northern Protocol
# Northern Protocol

NI Protocol issues can be resolved with goodwill and common sense, Boris Johnson says

Updated Mar 4th 2021, 8:27 PM 64,639 Views 88 Comments

Loyalist paramilitaries in NI have said they are withdrawing their support for the GFA.

# loyalists - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Taoiseach backs investigation into loyalist murder of Louth man
# Seamus Ludlow
# Seamus Ludlow

Taoiseach backs investigation into loyalist murder of Louth man

Sep 23rd 2020, 10:00 PM 20,956 Views 10 Comments

Seamus Ludlow was killed on his way home from a pub in Dundalk in 1976.

# loyalists - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Border crime: Republican and loyalist smuggling gangs 'crippling haulage sector'
# Crime Rings
# Crime Rings

Border crime: Republican and loyalist smuggling gangs 'crippling haulage sector'

Nov 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 27,469 Views 23 Comments

Dissidents and loyalists are using the same routes to smuggle goods.

# loyalists - Friday 25 October, 2019

Foster blames Varadkar for 'setting precedent' with comments that could stoke loyalist violence
# Loyalists
# Loyalists

Foster blames Varadkar for 'setting precedent' with comments that could stoke loyalist violence

Oct 25th 2019, 7:55 PM 42,021 Views 70 Comments

Foster told PA that some loyalists were contemplating violent resistance to any Brexit deal.

# loyalists - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 12th 2017, 7:40 AM 19,757 Views 62 Comments

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

# loyalists - Monday 22 May, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn is being attacked in the UK press over his 'refusal to directly condemn the IRA'
# Not Backing Down
# Not Backing Down

Jeremy Corbyn is being attacked in the UK press over his 'refusal to directly condemn the IRA'

May 22nd 2017, 7:56 AM 20,273 Views 76 Comments

The pro-Tory papers have not been kind to the Labour leader today despite the fact he condemned all violence.

# loyalists - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Margaret Thatcher wanted to crush Loyalist strikers just like she did the miners
# Belfast Bunfight
# Belfast Bunfight

Margaret Thatcher wanted to crush Loyalist strikers just like she did the miners

Jan 2nd 2016, 7:15 AM 14,120 Views 24 Comments

The UK Prime Minister was determined not to let them take down the Anglo-Irish Agreement.

# loyalists - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Man charged with attempted murder after car was driven into pedestrians
# Twelfth Of July
# Twelfth Of July

Man charged with attempted murder after car was driven into pedestrians

Jul 14th 2015, 8:50 PM 39,111 Views 170 Comments

A 16-year-old girl was also hurt when a car ploughed into pedestrians.

# loyalists - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Unionists condemn 'evil' Swastika flown near Loyalist bonfire
# Marching Season
# Marching Season

Unionists condemn 'evil' Swastika flown near Loyalist bonfire

Jul 8th 2015, 10:16 PM 19,922 Views 95 Comments

The incident came one day after graffiti threatening to “crucify” Catholics in Belfast.

# loyalists - Saturday 16 May, 2015

The British government still has unreleased files on Ireland's worst terrorist attack
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

The British government still has unreleased files on Ireland's worst terrorist attack

May 16th 2015, 9:00 PM 24,840 Views 104 Comments

34 people lost their lives in the coordinated attack 41 years ago.

# loyalists - Monday 11 August, 2014

Two injured during anti-internment parade in Belfast
# Clashes
# Clashes

Two injured during anti-internment parade in Belfast

Aug 11th 2014, 8:20 AM 7,208 Views 30 Comments

One officer and a members of the public sustained minor injuries in the parade which saw thousands take to the streets.

# loyalists - Friday 11 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 11th 2014, 11:00 PM 16,393 Views 16 Comments

Everyone’s talking about who got what job in the Cabinet, the 12th of July parades and the future of the Poolbeg chimneys…

# loyalists - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Why was the Afghan government asked to ban Facebook?
# Ban
# Ban

Why was the Afghan government asked to ban Facebook?

Jul 6th 2014, 11:07 AM 8,675 Views 12 Comments

It’s all to do with the presidential election.

# loyalists - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Police call for calm as threat issued to Belfast schools
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Police call for calm as threat issued to Belfast schools

Sep 7th 2013, 3:36 PM 12,039 Views 35 Comments

A man claiming to represent the Red Hand Defenders issued the threat, according to the Irish News.

# loyalists - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in Carrickfergus
# Belfast Flag Protests
# Belfast Flag Protests

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in Carrickfergus

Aug 29th 2013, 4:17 PM 4,551 Views 18 Comments

The 42-year-old was arrested by officers investigating the Union Jack flag protests. To date, over 180 people have been charged as part of the investigation.

# loyalists - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Martin McGuinness: The past few weeks have not been good for Northern Ireland
# Tensions
# Tensions

Martin McGuinness: The past few weeks have not been good for Northern Ireland

Aug 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,209 Views 65 Comments

The Deputy First Minister also criticised the DUP – his coalition partner – for abandoning plans to develop the Maze prison into a conflict resolution centre.

# loyalists - Friday 16 August, 2013

Column: I hope my son never lives through the kind of violent history I did
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I hope my son never lives through the kind of violent history I did

Aug 16th 2013, 4:00 PM 20 Views 15 Comments

Recent violence on the streets of Belfast filled me with despair; we need to teach our children respect for each other’s identity and traditions to avoid passing on the failures of the past, writes Peter Osborne.

# loyalists - Sunday 21 July, 2013

In pics: Orange Order parade stopped from entering Ardoyne
# Orangemen
# Orangemen

In pics: Orange Order parade stopped from entering Ardoyne

Jul 21st 2013, 7:31 AM 10,120 Views 88 Comments

PSNI stopped the parade on the Woodvale Road, one kilometre outside Ardoyne.

# loyalists - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Appeals for calm in Belfast ahead of Orange Order parade
# Parade
# Parade

Appeals for calm in Belfast ahead of Orange Order parade

Jul 20th 2013, 12:28 PM 7,130 Views 74 Comments

The parade is due to take place at 2.30pm today.

# loyalists - Monday 8 July, 2013

Column: There's a case for a United Ireland but it doesn't lie in voodoo economics
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: There's a case for a United Ireland but it doesn't lie in voodoo economics

Jul 8th 2013, 7:30 PM 183 Views 81 Comments

If we want to end the partition between the Republic and Northern Ireland, then we need to embrace some realistic solutions for the economic future, writes David McCann.

# loyalists - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Vince Vaughn has made a film about the Northern Ireland murals...
# Art Of Conflict
# Art Of Conflict

Vince Vaughn has made a film about the Northern Ireland murals...

Jun 1st 2013, 7:15 AM 11,888 Views 5 Comments

… yes, really. (And you can watch it on tv from today).

# loyalists - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Two journalists receive death threats from paramilitaries
# Press Freedom
# Press Freedom

Two journalists receive death threats from paramilitaries

May 15th 2013, 5:54 PM 10,809 Views 22 Comments

There has been condemnation of the threats against the two unidentified journalists who are based in Northern Ireland.

# loyalists - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Timeline: How the flags drama unfolded in Northern Ireland
# Protests
# Protests

Timeline: How the flags drama unfolded in Northern Ireland

Feb 9th 2013, 8:45 AM 7,204 Views 0 Comments

It began with a vote and ended with burnt-out offices, dozens of injuries and arrests, and a sense that a fragile peace had been disrupted.

# loyalists - Thursday 31 January, 2013

PSNI officers meet with loyalists in bid to end protests
# Flags
# Flags

PSNI officers meet with loyalists in bid to end protests

Jan 31st 2013, 1:31 PM 3,601 Views 40 Comments

Senior officers met with the Ulster People’s Forum over the protests which have been ongoing for almost two months.

# loyalists - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Column: We need new ideas to solve the flag issue in Belfast
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need new ideas to solve the flag issue in Belfast

Jan 29th 2013, 7:00 AM 38 Views 84 Comments

Innovative ideas are needed to solve the crisis in the North, writes Steve Wrenn, who says we need to think outside the box and compromise.

# loyalists - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Adams: The vast majority of the Belfast protests are illegal
# Violence
# Violence

Adams: The vast majority of the Belfast protests are illegal

Jan 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,746 Views 60 Comments

Gerry Adams said most of the protests are being organised by the BNP, the UVF and criminal elements, and need to end.

# loyalists - Friday 11 January, 2013

More violence in Northern Ireland as Union flag protests continue
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

More violence in Northern Ireland as Union flag protests continue

Jan 11th 2013, 9:36 PM 13,322 Views 133 Comments

Petrol bombs, fireworks and other missiles have been thrown at police in Belfast and Carrickfergus.

# loyalists - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Loyalist activist says Dublin protest has been postponed
# Loyalist Protest
# Loyalist Protest

Loyalist activist says Dublin protest has been postponed

Jan 9th 2013, 6:42 PM 26,512 Views 181 Comments

Pastor Barry Halliday of Families Acting for Innocent Relatives (Fair) told TheJournal.ie that the protest had been postponed, a claim the gardaí have not confirmed and another organiser has denied.

# loyalists - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Violent clashes in Belfast as flag protests enter fifth night
# Union Flag
# Union Flag

Violent clashes in Belfast as flag protests enter fifth night

Jan 8th 2013, 8:05 AM 5,909 Views 70 Comments

Police officers were attacked with missiles while vehicles were damaged with hatchets and sledge hammers.

# loyalists - Monday 7 January, 2013

Cross-party calls for loyalists to reconsider Dáil protest
# Loyalist Protest
# Loyalist Protest

Cross-party calls for loyalists to reconsider Dáil protest

Jan 7th 2013, 4:25 PM 10,653 Views 97 Comments

Around 150 loyalists plan to hold a protest outside Leinster House this Saturday sarcastically calling for the Irish flag to be taken down… even though it won’t be flying.

# loyalists - Friday 4 January, 2013

Ten police officers injured in Belfast flag protest
# Belfast
# Belfast

Ten police officers injured in Belfast flag protest

Jan 4th 2013, 8:02 AM 6,245 Views 52 Comments

The protests are part of an ongoing campaign against restrictions on flying the union flag at Belfast City Hall.

# loyalists - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Northern Ireland leaders to meet over flag clashes
# Protests
# Protests

Northern Ireland leaders to meet over flag clashes

Dec 20th 2012, 9:28 AM 3,193 Views 37 Comments

The heads of the five main political parties will meet to discuss the unrest across Northern Ireland over the past two and a half weeks.

# loyalists - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Column: Why are loyalists so angry about a flag?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why are loyalists so angry about a flag?

Dec 18th 2012, 6:55 AM 1,095 Views 145 Comments

The furious protests in Belfast are born primarily of the hurt of abandonment, writes Michael Anderson.

# loyalists - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Teenage boys among those charged over Belfast unrest
# Belfast
# Belfast

Teenage boys among those charged over Belfast unrest

Dec 9th 2012, 11:38 AM 4,995 Views 62 Comments

Three teenager boys, two aged 13 and one aged 14, will appear at Belfast Youth Court tomorrow charged with a number of public order offences.

# loyalists - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Plot to kill Gerry Adams touched upon in Finucane report
# Plot
# Plot

Plot to kill Gerry Adams touched upon in Finucane report

Dec 6th 2012, 8:44 PM 10,696 Views 90 Comments

Adams said the revelation by Desmond de Silva, who wrote the report, comes as no surprise.

# loyalists - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Column: Surely Loyalist marchers want a better image than this?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Surely Loyalist marchers want a better image than this?

Aug 29th 2012, 8:30 PM 79 Views 65 Comments

The violence during parades in Belfast last weekend have David McCann pondering the need for Unionism to appeal to Catholics as well as Protestants.

# loyalists - Friday 13 January, 2012

Family of Pat Finucane begins legal challenge
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Family of Pat Finucane begins legal challenge

Jan 13th 2012, 10:34 AM 1,143 Views 6 Comments

“Clearly we have a difference of opinion here” – the Taoiseach discussing the possibility of a public inquiry into the murder with the British PM yesterday.

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