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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Peace Process

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Parades, protests and flags on the agenda as US diplomat arrives in Belfast
Richard Haass has been asked to chair an all-party panel that will make recommendations on how to deal with the most divisive issues by the end of the year.
Orange Order parades banned from passing Ardoyne shopfronts
The order has vowed to stage a protest at the location every weekend until it is allowed complete its ‘July Twelfth’ parade.
PSNI chief praises G8 policing operation as 'most peaceful in history'
Matt Baggott said it was a ‘unique’ summit in that it took place in an area where there was a ‘severe terrorist threat’.
McGuinness: Obama is 'absolutely engaged' in the peace process
The Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister was speaking at the G8 Summit in Lough Erne yesterday.
Kurdish rebels begin critical pullout from Turkey
PKK fighters are preparing to withdraw to northern Iraq, in a major step towards ending a three-decade long conflict that has left tens of thousands dead.
Martin McAleese to resign from Seanad next week
The independent Senator has written to the Seanad Cathaoirleach, who will confirm the resignation on Tuesday.
Polls open in Israeli elections as Netanyahu expected to retain power
A government of hardline, right wing and religious parties is expected to come together after elections to the 120-seat Knesset today with polls opening this morning.
Facing the past: artist ‘honoured’ to have Adams portrait hung in London gallery
Conrad Atkinson reflects on his experience of visiting Northern Ireland during the Troubles, the peace process, and how his painting of the Sinn Féin leader will soon hang in London’s National Portrait Gallery.
Dissident republican groups merge to form ‘new IRA’
The Real IRA is joining with Republican Action Against Drugs and others in a “unified structure” to reclaim the IRA name.
Adams: Orange Order should contribute to peace process
The Sinn Féin leader said today that the order needs to “step forward”, which means dialogue with residents and dialogue with Sinn Féin.
Greeting from McCrea shows how far we've come - McGuinness
Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has told an American website the importance of a recent “hello” from the hardline unionist.
Orange Order would like to hold a parade in Dublin
A senior member of the Orange Order told the Seanad that the organisation wants to contribute to the “normalisation of relationships within these islands”.
McGuinness says Queen handshake can prompt ‘new relationship’ with Britain
…but the Sinn Féin Deputy First Minister says Britain must acknowledge “its role as a combatant” in the North.
'I'm still a Republican': The body language surrounding the historic handshake
No bowing but plenty of smiles. We analyse the body language of this afternoon’s historic handshake in Belfast.
Pics: Martin McGuinness meets and shakes hands with Queen Elizabeth II
The meeting is a historic and symbolic moment in the North’s peace process.
Queen to meet McGuinness in Belfast – but still no decision on handshake photo
Martin McGuinness will meet the Queen at a charity event in Belfast – but there’s still no confirmation on whether a photographer will capture it.
No decision on photo of Queen-McGuinness handshake
A spokesperson for the UK government has said that arrangements for the historic meeting have still not been finalised.
McGuinness meeting with Queen 'a major challenge for Republicans' - Adams
The Sinn Féin president acknowledged the enormity of next week’s planned meeting between Martin McGuinness and Queen Elizabeth next week.
In full: Gerry Adams statement on decision for McGuinness to meet Queen
The Sinn Féin’s president’s full statement announcing the decision that will see a historic first in the Northern Ireland peace process.
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness to meet Queen Elizabeth
McGuinness is to meet Queen Elizabeth II and shake hands with the monarch in a historic first in the North’s peace process next week.
Olympic torch starts five-day tour of Northern Ireland
The flame will cross the border and tour Dublin on Wednesday morning.
Gilmore condemns Israel for 'legalising' West Bank settlements
The Tánaiste has warned that the building of outposts and settlements will threaten the two-state solution and peace process.
Kenny and Cameron to issue statement on British-Irish relations
The Taoiseach is travelling to London today for his St Patrick’s Day visit to Downing Street.
Taoiseach urged to press Cameron on Troubles legacy
Enda Kenny is due to travel to London tomorrow for meetings with the UK prime minister.
Hard man: Ian Paisley's career in pictures
The firebrand loyalist leader stepped down as a minister last night after six decades of controversy. Check out these highlights – and not-so-highlights – of his career…
Minister slams Micheál Martin for 'inaccurate and misleading' comments about NI archive
The Fianna Fáil leader and the Justice Minister are at loggerheads over the national archives being sent to the US.
Adams, Ahern travel to Spain for Basque peace talks
Bertie Aherne and Gerry Adams will join Kofi Annan in Spain to try and broker peace talks between the Spanish government and Basque separatists.
Martin McGuinness: 'Let them examine my record'
As he was confirmed as Sinn Féin’s candidate for the presidency, Martin McGuinness defended his past and looked to the future.
Blair: I lied on Ireland
Blair reveals he took “horrendous chances” to keep the peace process alive – but claims the whole thing almost fell apart over a row about furniture.