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# north south relations

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Judge reserves ruling in challenge against DUP boycott of north-south meetings
The party is not engaging in North South Ministerial Council structures as part of its protest against Brexit’s Northern Ireland Protocol.
Opinion: Young people north and south look forward while political figures dither over the past
While politicians argue over commemorations, Emma DeSouza says new youth-led cross-border research shows young people have moved on.
# North Ireland
Sinn Fein seeks legal advice on DUP ‘boycott’ of north-south meetings
Sinn Fein Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey accused her partners in government of ‘arrogant disrespect’ over their non-attendance.
North's political leaders to contact Taoiseach over lack of engagement on Covid-19
Northern Ireland’s health minister Robin Swann said he has been unable to arrange a meeting with his Irish counterpart for two weeks.
# north south relations
South Korea says US troops are staying - regardless of any peace deal
Seoul and Pyongyang have remained technically at war since the 1950s.
# The Real Luas
There's already disagreement about where to put Cork's Luas system
It won’t be planned for another decade.
# Northern Ireland
Martin slams government as 'not interested' in Northern Ireland
The Fianna Fáil leader says that the Dublin government is “not interested” in the Haas talks.
Column: Viewed from abroad, Ireland’s reconciliation is a success story
David McCann travelled to Korea, a partitioned country with a chequered economic history. The view from there is very different, he writes.