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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Nothern Ireland

Last year
# NI Protocol
Ireland could be ‘semi-detached’ from single market over Protocol Bill, warns Bertie Ahern
The scenario is a “step or two nearer” following the publication of UK legislation, the former Taoiseach said.
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# David Frost
David Frost says UK will submit new NI Protocol proposal to the EU
David Frost took aim at the oversight of the European Courts of Justice over trading arrangements in Northern Ireland.
# Nothern Ireland
Anger over UK government’s plan to ban Troubles prosecutions continues to grow
A former chief constable said the plans for a statute of limitations did not sit comfortably with him.
# Nothern Ireland
Politicians condemn plan to prevent prosecution of NI veterans
Reports suggest the UK government is set to introduce a statute of limitations on prosecutions for conflict crimes that occurred pre-1998.
# northern protocol
NI Protocol issues can be resolved with goodwill and common sense, Boris Johnson says
Loyalist paramilitaries in NI have said they are withdrawing their support for the GFA.
# Irish Rail
Keep cups not used on cross-border train due to risk of 'sinister activity' such as poisonings, said catering manager
An ‘anarchist’ could do ‘something terrible’ to a reusable cup before handing it to staff, the catering manager said.
# invite still stands
If Trump visits Ireland, Leo would like to show him the border with Northern Ireland
Leo Varadkar says the invite to Donald Trump to visit Ireland is still open.
# Arrests
Man (40s) shot in the head in west Belfast
Two men have been arrested in connection with the attack.
# burning man
Pics: Why was this intricate wooden temple deliberately burned to the ground in Derry?
And deliberately?
# Hate Crimes
Sectarian graffiti daubed on two churches
The PSNI says it is investigating whether the two attacks are linked.
# Raid
Man struck in the face during armed robbery in Co Down
Three masked men entered a flat in Castlewellan in the early hours of this morning and took a quantity of cash.
# Same-sex adoption
Same-sex adoption in NI has moved closer today after a Supreme Court ruling
The UK Supreme Court rejected an application that was being sought by Northern Ireland’s Health Minister Edwin Poots.
Homes evacuated as PSNI investigate bomb found after shooting in Belfast
The device was found in follow-up searches to a gun attack in the area yesterday.
# Nothern Ireland
Viable device found in Co Antrim housing estate
The device was found in Mallusk Gardens. Residents have now been allowed to return to their homes.
# Union flag
Two charged over violence in Northern Ireland as 33 petrol bombs thrown
There was yet another night of disturbances over the decision to not fly the Union flag throughout the year.
# Belfast
Homes evacuated in Belfast over report of suspicious object
# Interconnector
Putting North-South interconnector underground more expensive - report
A report on the proposed electricity interconnector between the North and South of the island has made no recommendations.
# Swine Flu
Child dies from swine flu in Northern Ireland
# Dublin Monaghan
Court dismisses Dublin Monaghan bombings claim
Victims initiated claim of human rights breaches two years ago.