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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Yesterday's News

Move not to pursue corporate manslaughter charges in Noah Donohoe case to be reviewed
# Belfast
# Belfast

Move not to pursue corporate manslaughter charges in Noah Donohoe case to be reviewed

4 hours ago 12,201 Views 0 Comments

Police had investigated Stormont’s Department of Infrastructure in relation to the storm drain in which the schoolboy was found dead.

Woman tells Kate Middleton ‘Ireland belongs to the Irish’ during visit to Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Woman tells Kate Middleton ‘Ireland belongs to the Irish’ during visit to Belfast

5 hours ago 31,180 Views 42 Comments

The woman also told Kate: “Nice to meet you but it would be better if it was when you were in your own country.”

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 5 October, 2022

Inquest findings into death of Derry mother shot by soldier to be sent to prosecution service
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Inquest findings into death of Derry mother shot by soldier to be sent to prosecution service

Wed 6:07 PM 8,974 Views 0 Comments

Kathleen Thompson was killed by a bullet to the chest in her back garden in Derry in 1971.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 4 October, 2022

Northern Ireland minister says fear of Sinn Féin obstacle to normalisation of NI politics
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland minister says fear of Sinn Féin obstacle to normalisation of NI politics

Tue 10:15 PM 25,124 Views 32 Comments

Steve Baker was speaking to Northern Ireland Conservatives at the Tory party conference in Birmingham.

# northern-ireland - Monday 3 October, 2022

There is no reason why Stormont should not be re-established now, Truss says
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

There is no reason why Stormont should not be re-established now, Truss says

Mon 8:37 PM 20,643 Views 14 Comments

Liz Truss says she wants a settlement with the EU over the NI Protocol which works for everybody.

Taoiseach welcomes Northern Ireland minister's apology for past ‘ferocious’ Brexit stance
# Brexit
# Brexit

Taoiseach welcomes Northern Ireland minister's apology for past ‘ferocious’ Brexit stance

Updated Mon 2:00 PM 48,500 Views 28 Comments

Steve Baker said ministers needed to act with ‘humility’ to restore relationships with Ireland and the EU.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 2 October, 2022

Man shot dead in busy Belfast clubhouse as people watched football on TV
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man shot dead in busy Belfast clubhouse as people watched football on TV

Updated Sun 6:00 PM 58,847 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at the clubhouse of Donegal Celtic Football Club on the Suffolk Road in west Belfast.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 29 September, 2022

Kyle Lafferty facing 10-match ban after use of sectarian language in video
# Hardline
From The42
# Hardline

Kyle Lafferty facing 10-match ban after use of sectarian language in video

Sep 29th 2022, 7:59 PM 12,631 Views 11 Comments

His club, Kilmarnock, has already taken internal action, ‘including the serving of a substantial fine.’

# northern-ireland - Monday 26 September, 2022

Ireland’s ambassador to the UK urges negotiations to resolve Northern Ireland Protocol row
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Ireland’s ambassador to the UK urges negotiations to resolve Northern Ireland Protocol row

Sep 26th 2022, 7:30 AM 8,381 Views 6 Comments

Martin Fraser said he was an optimist about the chances of resolving the issues around the Protocol.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 25 September, 2022

UK's Shadow Northern Ireland secretary ‘would call border poll if circumstances right’
# Border Poll
# Border Poll

UK's Shadow Northern Ireland secretary ‘would call border poll if circumstances right’

Sep 25th 2022, 12:43 PM 16,891 Views 32 Comments

However, Peter Kyle said things are currently a ‘long way off’.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 24 September, 2022

Josh Magennis caps late comeback as Northern Ireland break Nations League duck
# Finally
From The42
# Finally

Josh Magennis caps late comeback as Northern Ireland break Nations League duck

Sep 24th 2022, 7:45 PM 3,722 Views 0 Comments

Ian Baraclough’s side trailed 1-0 to Kosovo but Gavin Whyte’s equaliser and Magennis’ header turned the tables.

Conor McMenamin leaves Northern Ireland squad after historic video surfaces
# Axed
From The42
# Axed

Conor McMenamin leaves Northern Ireland squad after historic video surfaces

Sep 24th 2022, 5:31 PM 68,689 Views 25 Comments

The decision came a day after Kyle Lafferty was sent home from international duty.

# northern-ireland - Friday 23 September, 2022

Kyle Lafferty cut from Northern Ireland squad over social media video
# Kyle Lafferty
From The42
# Kyle Lafferty

Kyle Lafferty cut from Northern Ireland squad over social media video

Sep 23rd 2022, 12:00 PM 40,723 Views 25 Comments

Footage posted online on Wednesday appeared to show the Kilmarnock striker making a sectarian comment.

Coveney: No surprise in Northern census results but good relationships needed before border poll
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Coveney: No surprise in Northern census results but good relationships needed before border poll

Sep 23rd 2022, 9:26 AM 8,750 Views 19 Comments

Coveney and Doherty were speaking after it emerged that catholics now outnumber protestants in Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 22 September, 2022

'Historic' shift for Northern Ireland but what do the Census findings tell us about its future?
# Analysis
# Analysis

'Historic' shift for Northern Ireland but what do the Census findings tell us about its future?

Sep 22nd 2022, 4:34 PM 14,753 Views 25 Comments

The concept of a Protestant State for a Protestant people has ‘evaporated’, one expert said.

Halted prosecution of Soldier F over Bloody Sunday murders to resume
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Halted prosecution of Soldier F over Bloody Sunday murders to resume

Sep 22nd 2022, 3:12 PM 6,801 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors last year announced they were discontinuing the proceedings.

Northern Ireland Census records more Catholics than Protestants for the first time
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Census records more Catholics than Protestants for the first time

Updated Sep 22nd 2022, 2:58 PM 50,920 Views 104 Comments

A Sinn Féin MP said the results of the census clearly indicate that historic and irreversible change is underway.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 21 September, 2022

UK Government announces energy price cap for homes in Northern Ireland
# Price Cap
# Price Cap

UK Government announces energy price cap for homes in Northern Ireland

Sep 21st 2022, 10:35 AM 11,432 Views 18 Comments

UK Business Secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg said the scheme would begin in November but would be backdated to October.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 20 September, 2022

UK Govt’s controversial Troubles legacy plan ‘can be improved’, says new NI Secretary of State
# The North
# The North

UK Govt’s controversial Troubles legacy plan ‘can be improved’, says new NI Secretary of State

Sep 20th 2022, 5:34 PM 4,970 Views 1 Comment

Chris Heaton-Harris said there is ‘no ideal solution’ on addressing Northern Ireland’s troubled past.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 15 September, 2022

Extract: What it was like to negotiate the Good Friday Agreement
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Extract: What it was like to negotiate the Good Friday Agreement

Sep 15th 2022, 7:00 PM 8,373 Views 2 Comments

The head of the Irish delegation at the Anglo-Irish Secretariat in Belfast, David Donoghue, writes about the experience.

Unionists complain of 'too much' discussion about Sinn Féin in wake of Queen Elizabeth's death
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Unionists complain of 'too much' discussion about Sinn Féin in wake of Queen Elizabeth's death

Sep 15th 2022, 1:37 PM 34,187 Views 40 Comments

The new king met Sinn Féin Vice President Michelle O’Neill and DUP Leader Jeffrey Donaldson this week.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 13 September, 2022

President Higgins meets King Charles as politicians come together in Belfast
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

President Higgins meets King Charles as politicians come together in Belfast

Sep 13th 2022, 4:39 PM 54,462 Views 17 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin and UK Prime Minister Liz Truss were spotted engaging in a lengthy conversation ahead of proceedings.

UK's King Charles leaves NI after memorial service attended by Taoiseach and President Higgins
# Royal Visit
# Royal Visit

UK's King Charles leaves NI after memorial service attended by Taoiseach and President Higgins

Updated Sep 13th 2022, 2:55 PM 47,463 Views 30 Comments

The new Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris greeted King Charles at Belfast City Airport.

# northern-ireland - Monday 12 September, 2022

Truss and Sturgeon join King Charles III for queen's thanksgiving service
# Royal Duties
# Royal Duties

Truss and Sturgeon join King Charles III for queen's thanksgiving service

Updated Sep 12th 2022, 6:52 PM 49,592 Views 38 Comments

# northern-ireland - Sunday 11 September, 2022

Sinn Féin stays away from proclamation but will attend other royal events
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Sinn Féin stays away from proclamation but will attend other royal events

Sep 11th 2022, 2:08 PM 34,093 Views 27 Comments

Party vice president Michelle O’Neill attended a rally for Troubles victims in Belfast while the proclamation ceremony was held in Hillsborough.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 8 September, 2022

Michelle O'Neill tells new Northern Ireland Secretary executive is ‘desperately’ needed
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Michelle O'Neill tells new Northern Ireland Secretary executive is ‘desperately’ needed

Sep 8th 2022, 3:53 PM 10,220 Views 20 Comments

Chris Heaton-Harris met Sinn Féin’s deputy leader in Dungannon today.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 7 September, 2022

Chris Heaton-Harris: Who is the new Northern Ireland Secretary?
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Chris Heaton-Harris: Who is the new Northern Ireland Secretary?

Sep 7th 2022, 6:32 PM 16,305 Views 16 Comments

Heaton-Harris, first elected as an MP in 2010, is an arch Brexiteer and former chair of the ERG.

Taoiseach says he 'takes heart' from UK PM's comments about Northern Ireland Protocol
# Liz Truss
# Liz Truss

Taoiseach says he 'takes heart' from UK PM's comments about Northern Ireland Protocol

Sep 7th 2022, 5:04 PM 20,056 Views 16 Comments

Liz Truss said a negotiated solution with the EU would have to deliver ‘all of the things we set out in the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill’

New NI Secretary urges Stormont leaders to form executive ‘as soon as possible’
# New Job
# New Job

New NI Secretary urges Stormont leaders to form executive ‘as soon as possible’

Updated Sep 7th 2022, 1:45 PM 33,740 Views 27 Comments

Heaton-Harris was chairman of the European Research Group of pro-Brexit Conservative MPs between 2010 and 2016.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

Liz Truss and Joe Biden discussed the Good Friday Agreement in their first call
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Liz Truss and Joe Biden discussed the Good Friday Agreement in their first call

Sep 6th 2022, 11:15 PM 22,593 Views 15 Comments

Truss’ one-year tenure as UK foreign secretary saw post-Brexit tensions in Northern Ireland increase.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 1 September, 2022

Firefighters tackle blaze in Co Down barley field made famous by Rihanna
# Hopeless Place
# Hopeless Place

Firefighters tackle blaze in Co Down barley field made famous by Rihanna

Sep 1st 2022, 7:31 AM 21,999 Views 6 Comments

The singer shot part of her music video for We Found Love in the field in 2011.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 31 August, 2022

Controversial Troubles Bill may not be human rights compliant, warns European commissioner
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Controversial Troubles Bill may not be human rights compliant, warns European commissioner

Aug 31st 2022, 5:20 PM 9,694 Views 7 Comments

The Bill has been opposed by political parties and victims groups in Northern Ireland and the Irish government.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 30 August, 2022

Tributes paid to two 16-year-old boys who drowned in Lough Enagh
# Lough Enagh
# Lough Enagh

Tributes paid to two 16-year-old boys who drowned in Lough Enagh

Updated Aug 30th 2022, 4:16 PM 35,457 Views 0 Comments

The teenagers have been named locally as Reuven Simon and Joseph Sebastian.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 28 August, 2022

Man (94) dies following boating incident off Carrickfergus coast
# Co Antrim
# Co Antrim

Man (94) dies following boating incident off Carrickfergus coast

Aug 28th 2022, 10:53 AM 12,766 Views 2 Comments

The PSNI are treating the incident as a tragic drowning.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 23 August, 2022

Criticism of military barracks memorial to ex-British soldier accused of murder
# Dennis Hutchings
# Dennis Hutchings

Criticism of military barracks memorial to ex-British soldier accused of murder

Aug 23rd 2022, 1:55 PM 21,058 Views 0 Comments

The memorial was officially unveiled last weekend.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 20 August, 2022

Colour fills Belfast streets as city marks largest cultural diversity festival
# Festival
# Festival

Colour fills Belfast streets as city marks largest cultural diversity festival

Aug 20th 2022, 3:02 PM 12,726 Views 5 Comments

It is the first time the festival has taken place following a two-year break due to the pandemic.

Car explosion in Belfast was caused by gas canister, PSNI say, ruling out criminal activity
# PSNI
# PSNI

Car explosion in Belfast was caused by gas canister, PSNI say, ruling out criminal activity

Aug 20th 2022, 10:30 AM 9,302 Views 0 Comments

A man was hospitalised with facial injuries following the explosion.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 17 August, 2022

Tory leadership hopefuls Truss and Sunak take united stand on Protocol during Belfast trip
# UK Hustings
# UK Hustings

Tory leadership hopefuls Truss and Sunak take united stand on Protocol during Belfast trip

Updated Aug 17th 2022, 1:59 PM 41,242 Views 24 Comments

The Tory leadership contenders are to make their pitch to Conservative members in Belfast today.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 16 August, 2022

NI leaders condemn burning of British and Israeli flags in Derry bonfire
# Bonfires
# Bonfires

NI leaders condemn burning of British and Israeli flags in Derry bonfire

Aug 16th 2022, 11:41 AM 17,714 Views 0 Comments

The PSNI have launched a hate crime investigation into the bonfire.

# northern-ireland - Friday 12 August, 2022

Man released on bail after being arrested by NI police investigating Michaela McAreavey video
# PSNI
# PSNI

Man released on bail after being arrested by NI police investigating Michaela McAreavey video

Aug 12th 2022, 2:37 PM 24,124 Views 0 Comments

A video was widely condemned after it depicted men singing a song about the 2011 murder of Michaela McAreavey.

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