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# northern-ireland-assembly - Thursday 26 May, 2022

Stormont Assembly recalled in new bid to elect speaker
# Stormont
# Stormont

Stormont Assembly recalled in new bid to elect speaker

May 26th 2022, 4:12 PM 15,393 Views 18 Comments

Jeffrey Donaldson has said his party will continue to block a return of powersharing until there is action over the protocol.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Taoiseach says Northern Ireland politicians must return to power sharing after May election
# Stormont
# Stormont

Taoiseach says Northern Ireland politicians must return to power sharing after May election

Apr 28th 2022, 12:51 PM 7,748 Views 15 Comments

Speaking this morning, Micheál Martin urged political parties to work “collectively” after the election.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Solution on Northern Ireland Protocol needed before Assembly elections, McGuinness says
# Brexit
# Brexit

Solution on Northern Ireland Protocol needed before Assembly elections, McGuinness says

Jan 11th 2022, 12:45 PM 9,454 Views 9 Comments

The EU commissioner said she hopes the appointment of Liz Truss as chief Brexit negotiator brings some ‘pragmatism’ to talks.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

No paramilitary involvement in threats to port workers, says PSNI
# Northern Ireland Assembly
# Northern Ireland Assembly

No paramilitary involvement in threats to port workers, says PSNI

Updated Feb 2nd 2021, 8:13 PM 42,167 Views 55 Comments

The EU asked its officials in Northern Ireland not to go to work and condemned ‘any threats’ to port staff

# northern-ireland-assembly - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly

Jun 2nd 2020, 9:18 PM 25,271 Views 34 Comments

The motion doesn’t impact or change Northern Ireland’s abortion legislation.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Monday 16 December, 2019

After a dramatic election, the DUP and Sinn Féin are to talk today about reviving Stormont
# Stormont Executive
# Stormont Executive

After a dramatic election, the DUP and Sinn Féin are to talk today about reviving Stormont

Updated Dec 16th 2019, 8:30 AM 20,042 Views 58 Comments

“All the old certainties are gone,” Sinn Féin president mary Lou McDonald said.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Foster backs call for Stormont restoration as NI abortion to be decriminalised by Westminster
# Stormont
# Stormont

Foster backs call for Stormont restoration as NI abortion to be decriminalised by Westminster

Oct 15th 2019, 8:59 PM 33,315 Views 51 Comments

The move to decriminalise abortion will only be halted if the Stormont executive is restored by 21 October.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Monday 16 January, 2017

Gerry Adams says Stormont collapse is not a threat to the peace process
# Snap Election
# Snap Election

Gerry Adams says Stormont collapse is not a threat to the peace process

Jan 16th 2017, 2:11 PM 8,924 Views 77 Comments

Adams said he does not think the Taoiseach has “good instincts” when it comes to dealing with these issues.

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

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

Jan 16th 2017, 12:25 PM 13,675 Views 70 Comments

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

# northern-ireland-assembly - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Northern Ireland may soon be allowed set its own corporation tax
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

Northern Ireland may soon be allowed set its own corporation tax

Dec 2nd 2014, 7:14 AM 6,568 Views 51 Comments

This would mean Northern Ireland could match our very attractive 12.5% rate. Let the games begin…

# northern-ireland-assembly - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Now the 'curry my yoghurt' MP has been barred from speaking in Stormont...
# Can Cola Coalyer
# Can Cola Coalyer

Now the 'curry my yoghurt' MP has been barred from speaking in Stormont...

Nov 4th 2014, 4:57 PM 16,148 Views 75 Comments

… but only for today, and he wasn’t there.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Northern Ireland Assembly votes against calls for same-sex marriage
# Civil Marriage
# Civil Marriage

Northern Ireland Assembly votes against calls for same-sex marriage

Apr 30th 2013, 12:27 PM 5,695 Views 58 Comments

MLAs voted 53 to 42 against a motion which called on the Northern executive to allow civil marriage for same-sex couples.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Northern Ireland assembly rejects motion calling for same-sex marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Northern Ireland assembly rejects motion calling for same-sex marriage

Oct 2nd 2012, 9:21 AM 3,964 Views 51 Comments

The nationalist parties and three UUP members backed the motion, which was opposed by the two main unionist parties.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Column: Sinn Féin is partitionist when it comes to party policy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Sinn Féin is partitionist when it comes to party policy

Aug 7th 2012, 8:15 PM 300 Views 124 Comments

Can SF hope to represent voters on a 32-county basis, asks David McCann, when they can’t keep their policies aligned north and south of the border?

# northern-ireland-assembly - Friday 27 April, 2012

Column: ‘Listening to a dull speech in Stormont was the happiest day of my life’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘Listening to a dull speech in Stormont was the happiest day of my life’

Apr 27th 2012, 7:30 PM 109 Views 14 Comments

Senator George Mitchell, who oversaw the negotiation of the Good Friday Agreement, recounts his experiences planting the first seeds of peace.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Saturday 7 May, 2011

DUP and Sinn Féin in command as North's 'shambolic' assembly count resumes
# Elections
# Elections

DUP and Sinn Féin in command as North's 'shambolic' assembly count resumes

May 7th 2011, 11:45 AM 701 Views 0 Comments

There have been widespread delays in counting across the region with less than half of the assembly’s seats filled so far.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Catholic bishops warn of violence in aftermath of financial crisis
# Catholic Bishops
# Catholic Bishops

Catholic bishops warn of violence in aftermath of financial crisis

Feb 22nd 2011, 3:00 PM 801 Views 0 Comments

The bishops have criticised cuts in the minimum wage and say that the new government needs to learn from the “wrongs of the past”.