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# michelle-oneill - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Coronavirus: Northern Ireland reports 1,217 cases - a record daily high

New restrictions announced by the Executive this morning will remain in place for four weeks.

# michelle-oneill - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Seven further deaths and 863 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

The NI Department of Health confirmed the latest figures this afternoon.

# michelle-oneill - Friday 9 October, 2020

Michelle O'Neill self-isolating after family member tests positive for Covid-19

Mary Lou McDonald has described the recent surge in Covid-19 cases in Northern Ireland as “dangerous and grave”.

# michelle-oneill - Monday 21 September, 2020

North introduces limits on household indoor gatherings to tackle Covid-19 spike

The new measures were announced this evening by the First and Deputy First Ministers.

# michelle-oneill - Thursday 10 September, 2020

'Complacency is our enemy': New restrictions to limit social interaction between households in Belfast

Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill announced the new measures this evening.

Michelle O'Neill admits public health message has been undermined by Bobby Storey funeral attendance

DUP leader Arlene Foster welcomed the admission, which she said caused “deep hurt and anger”.

# michelle-oneill - Monday 7 September, 2020

NI protocol must be honoured, pro-Remain parties say amid reports UK 'plans to rip up Brexit Agreement'

Political leaders have described the reported plans as a “treacherous betrayal” by “charlatans”.

# michelle-oneill - Monday 17 August, 2020

Judge accuses Michelle O'Neill of 'unjustifiable' delay to compensation scheme for Troubles victims

Mr Justice McAlinden said the position taken by the Deputy First Minister is ‘fundamentally inappropriate’.

# michelle-oneill - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Boris Johnson unveils first steps towards marking centenary of Northern Ireland next year

A centenary forum and a centenary historical advisory panel are set to be established.

Michelle O'Neill vows to 'leave no stone unturned' after meeting with Noah Donohoe's mother

The missing teeanger’s body was found in Belfast in June.

# michelle-oneill - Friday 31 July, 2020

NPHET to attend North-South council meeting, as Taoiseach set to discuss travel restrictions

The council, one of the bodies set up under the Belfast Agreement, will meet in Dublin today for the first time since 2016.

# michelle-oneill - Thursday 23 July, 2020

'It is a mess across the island': NI leaders seek summit to discuss Covid-19 travel restrictions

Michelle O’Neill and Arlene Foster will write to Micheál Martin and Boris Johnson to make the request.

# michelle-oneill - Sunday 5 July, 2020

US envoy praises Northern Ireland as it's 'done a really good job' of tackling Covid-19

Mick Mulvaney said that the Northern Irish parties had all worked well together.

# michelle-oneill - Friday 3 July, 2020

NI party leaders to meet to discuss differences over Bobby Storey funeral

Michelle O’Neill was criticised after attending a service for the former IRA prisoner this week.

# michelle-oneill - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald says Michelle O’Neill does not need to stand aside over attendance at Bobby Storey funeral

Police are investigating potential breaches of lockdown rules at the funeral.

# michelle-oneill - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

'A friend of ours has passed away': Pearse Doherty defends attending Bobby Storey funeral

The Sinn Féin TD said he believes the senior republican’s funeral is now being politicised.

# michelle-oneill - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

PSNI to review footage amid criticism of high number of attendees at funeral of senior republican

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald, Michelle O’Neill and Gerry Adams attended the funeral of Bobby Storey today.

Mary Lou McDonald and Gerry Adams join crowds at funeral of senior republican Bobby Storey

Politicians in Northern Ireland criticised the large crowds who gathered for the funeral, despite pandemic restrictions.

# michelle-oneill - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

'Deeply alarming': NI leaders condemn dissident threats against Belfast journalists

The letter was published in the Belfast Telegraph, Irish News and News Letter newspapers yesterday.

# michelle-oneill - Monday 11 May, 2020

Stormont to publish five-step lockdown exit strategy tomorrow

Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill have emphasised their ‘stay at home” message.

# michelle-oneill - Sunday 10 May, 2020

Politicians in NI to meet tomorrow to discuss plan for any easing of Covid-19 restrictions

This evening, Boris Johnson set out his government’s roadmap for the easing of restrictions.

# michelle-oneill - Monday 4 May, 2020

Michelle O'Neill questions logic of setting dates for Covid-19 recovery plan

Arlene Foster also confirmed that the NI Executive was not informed of the details of the Irish government’s Covid-19 road map.

# michelle-oneill - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Sinn Féin criticises NI health minister's 'unilateral' request for British army's help to battle coronavirus

Sinn Féin have accused Robin Swann of the UUP of “unilaterally” requesting the help of the British army without consulting the Stormont Executive first.

# michelle-oneill - Friday 13 March, 2020

Michelle O’Neill calls for NI schools to close over coronavirus

First Minister Arlene Foster has backed the UK-wide strategy to keep public institutions open for now.

# michelle-oneill - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Taoiseach's visit to the White House still set to go ahead

Leo Varadkar will meet President Donald Trump on Thursday.

# michelle-oneill - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

'People have gotten into a frenzy over it': Michelle O'Neill laughs off criticism of Sinn Féin rallies

O’Neill also spoke of the misogyny she has witnessed as a female politician and her dreams of a United Ireland.

# michelle-oneill - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

New IRA planning car bomb attack on a Sinn Féin member, O'Neill warns

“We have been told this planned attack could happen anywhere in the north,” deputy first minister Michelle O’Neill said.

# michelle-oneill - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

PSNI chief says Sinn Féin appearance at police recruitment drive 'seismic and historic'

Sinn Féin deputy first minister Michelle O’Neill said the PSNI had to be “reflective of the community it serves”.

# michelle-oneill - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Dundalk on the double as league-winning boss lands top prize at prestigious LOI awards

‘I’ve been coming here a long time, usually carrying the trophy to the back of Stephen’s (Kenny) car,’ Vinny Perth said at the SWAI awards.

# michelle-oneill - Friday 22 November, 2019

Michelle O’Neill retained Sinn Fein vice presidency with two thirds of vote

Michelle O’Neill was re-elected as the party’s vice-president last weekend.

# michelle-oneill - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Michelle O'Neill re-elected as vice-president of Sinn Féin

More than 2,000 party members had their say over two-days on who should be the deputy leader of the party.

# michelle-oneill - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Michelle O'Neill faces challenge to her role as MLA bids for Sinn Féin deputy leadership

O’Neill became vice president of Sinn Fein in January 2018.

# michelle-oneill - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Northern parties welcome general election as a 'chance to reject Westminster chaos'

The UK will go to the polls on 12 December.

# michelle-oneill - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Northern Ireland 'running out of road' to restore power-sharing, warns Sinn Féin vice-president

Michelle O’Neill also said that the DUP lacked the ‘bandwidth’ to deal with both Northern Ireland and Westminster.

# michelle-oneill - Thursday 17 October, 2019

World Cup final referee Stéphanie Frappart to officiate second leg of new cross-border competition

Michelle O’Neill of Wexford will also be involved as Dundalk and Linfield play for the Unite the Union Champions Cup.

# michelle-oneill - Saturday 5 October, 2019

From The42 All-Irish officiating team take charge of historic Euro 2021 qualifier in Spain Coygig

All-Irish officiating team take charge of historic Euro 2021 qualifier in Spain

It was the first time that Ireland had a team of four female officials on international duty, according to referee Paula Brady.

# michelle-oneill - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

No fears for Frappart as French referee prepares to make history in Super Cup

Ireland’s Michelle O’Neill will also act as an official for tomorrow night’s final between Liverpool and Chelsea.

# michelle-oneill - Friday 2 August, 2019

Irish referee O'Neill will be part of history in the Uefa Super Cup between Liverpool and Chelsea

While Stéphanie Frappart of France takes charge of the game on 14 August, the Wexford native has been named as assistant referee.

# michelle-oneill - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Mary Lou McDonald says she told Boris Johnson 'to make sure he's not the DUP's gofer'

DUP leader Arlene Foster said that Johnson told them “talk of a border poll is not something he’s interested in entertaining”.

# michelle-oneill - Monday 8 July, 2019

From The42 'I was born ready' - Dream day for Wexford's O'Neill after World Cup gold and meeting Rapinoe On The Line This post contains videos

'I was born ready' - Dream day for Wexford's O'Neill after World Cup gold and meeting Rapinoe

Michelle O’Neill lined out as an assistant referee in yesterday’s World Cup final in Lyon.

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