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# peter-robinson - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Former Liverpool secretary and chief executive Peter Robinson dies aged 86
# RIP
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# RIP

Former Liverpool secretary and chief executive Peter Robinson dies aged 86

Wed 2:28 PM 2,600 Views 1 Comment

Robinson was a key figure an Anfield between 1965 and 2000.

# peter-robinson - Friday 4 June, 2021

Edwin Poots defends strategy following criticism from Peter Robinson over Foster's exit from DUP
# DUP
# DUP

Edwin Poots defends strategy following criticism from Peter Robinson over Foster's exit from DUP

Jun 4th 2021, 5:57 PM 25,939 Views 24 Comments

Poots said: “What was good for Peter doesn’t seem to be good for anybody else.”

# peter-robinson - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald: The idea of Ireland rejoining the Commonwealth needs to be discussed
# Border Poll
# Border Poll

Mary Lou McDonald: The idea of Ireland rejoining the Commonwealth needs to be discussed

Aug 11th 2018, 7:10 AM 81,831 Views 142 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said the Irish government must start to put plans in place for a united Ireland.

# peter-robinson - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle sale as it unfolded from start to finish
# Nama Drama
# Nama Drama

Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle sale as it unfolded from start to finish

Mar 14th 2017, 6:30 PM 21,190 Views 61 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee published its report into the sale today.

# peter-robinson - Saturday 21 January, 2017

The night Peter Robinson and a gang of masked loyalists invaded a Co Monaghan village
# The Clontibret Affair
# The Clontibret Affair

The night Peter Robinson and a gang of masked loyalists invaded a Co Monaghan village

Jan 21st 2017, 10:00 PM 54,500 Views 54 Comments

The incursion terrorised a village – and later criminal charges threatened to derail the future first minister’s career.

# peter-robinson - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

PAC to invite Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness to appear over Project Eagle sale
# NAMA
# NAMA

PAC to invite Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness to appear over Project Eagle sale

Sep 21st 2016, 10:07 PM 6,729 Views 22 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan agreed last night to appear before the committee.

# peter-robinson - Thursday 19 November, 2015

The political world has been paying tribute to Peter Robinson
# Reaction
# Reaction

The political world has been paying tribute to Peter Robinson

Nov 19th 2015, 11:00 PM 15,888 Views 56 Comments

The Northern Irish First Minister and DUP leader announced his decision to retire before the next election this morning.

# peter-robinson - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Peter Robinson strongly denies explosive new allegations about Nama deal
# Northern Portfolio
# Northern Portfolio

Peter Robinson strongly denies explosive new allegations about Nama deal

Sep 23rd 2015, 10:55 PM 24,924 Views 0 Comments

The DUP leader faces new allegations about the controversial disposal of Nama’s Northern property portfolio.

# peter-robinson - Sunday 20 September, 2015

DUP leader Peter Robinson has been admitted to hospital
# Health Concerns
# Health Concerns

DUP leader Peter Robinson has been admitted to hospital

Sep 20th 2015, 11:08 AM 17,887 Views 74 Comments

His party says it’s “a precautionary measure”.

# peter-robinson - Friday 18 September, 2015

Mick Wallace 'will not be distracted' by Peter Robinson threat to sue
# It's On
# It's On

Mick Wallace 'will not be distracted' by Peter Robinson threat to sue

Sep 18th 2015, 8:31 PM 17,420 Views 99 Comments

Robinson has sent the TD a legal letter about a tweet he sent.

# peter-robinson - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Gerry Adams thinks Peter Robinson is "making a show of himself"
# Hokey Pokey
# Hokey Pokey

Gerry Adams thinks Peter Robinson is "making a show of himself"

Sep 12th 2015, 12:22 PM 12,063 Views 127 Comments

He said the North is becoming a “new version of the hokey-pokey”.

# peter-robinson - Friday 11 September, 2015

Explainer: What on earth is going on in Northern Ireland?
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Explainer: What on earth is going on in Northern Ireland?

Sep 11th 2015, 5:08 PM 15,464 Views 93 Comments

With the executive on the brink of collapse, what are the likely outcomes?

# peter-robinson - Monday 31 August, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Aug 31st 2015, 10:44 PM 21,662 Views 3 Comments

A twist in an Irish nanny’s murder case, a shocking report on a special care unit and violent protests in Ukraine…

Peter Robinson is back from his holidays and he's taking aim at the UUP
# The IRA Debate
# The IRA Debate

Peter Robinson is back from his holidays and he's taking aim at the UUP

Aug 31st 2015, 6:20 PM 18,674 Views 205 Comments

The first minister’s back on the scene – and he’s had a thing or two to say about the raging IRA debate.

# peter-robinson - Saturday 11 July, 2015

'No one in my family got one penny from the Nama deal'
# Project Eagle
# Project Eagle

'No one in my family got one penny from the Nama deal'

Jul 11th 2015, 7:48 PM 18,832 Views 43 Comments

“I have lived my public life on the basis of doing things for the public and in the public interest.”

# peter-robinson - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

There is a "terrible whiff" about Mick Wallace's Nama allegations
# Controversy
# Controversy

There is a "terrible whiff" about Mick Wallace's Nama allegations

Jul 7th 2015, 11:20 PM 50,889 Views 0 Comments

Both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have called for a commission of investigation to be established.

# peter-robinson - Monday 25 May, 2015

Peter Robinson has had a suspected heart attack
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Peter Robinson has had a suspected heart attack

May 25th 2015, 1:35 PM 26,010 Views 84 Comments

The North’s First Minister felt unwell this morning, the DUP said.

# peter-robinson - Friday 12 December, 2014

No deal: Enda and Cameron leave talks after 'amateurish ham-fisted episode'
# The North
# The North

No deal: Enda and Cameron leave talks after 'amateurish ham-fisted episode'

Dec 12th 2014, 11:08 PM 23,527 Views 133 Comments

No deal and no immediate prospect of a deal in the North on flags, parades and the past.

# peter-robinson - Friday 28 November, 2014

Iris Robinson in "serious breach" over failure to register payments to teenage lover
# Mrs Robinson
# Mrs Robinson

Iris Robinson in "serious breach" over failure to register payments to teenage lover

Nov 28th 2014, 10:58 PM 29,993 Views 67 Comments

Peter Robinson, meanwhile, has been exonerated in the Stormont committee report.

# peter-robinson - Monday 20 October, 2014

'Despicable' and 'mischievous': Taoiseach and Gerry Adams in war of words
# Abuse Claims
# Abuse Claims

'Despicable' and 'mischievous': Taoiseach and Gerry Adams in war of words

Oct 20th 2014, 10:45 PM 38,354 Views 0 Comments

The exchange surrounds the handling of Maíria Cahill’s claims that she was raped by a member of the IRA and then interrogated by the organisation.

# peter-robinson - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

DUP war of words as Peter Robinson forced to deny he's leaving
# Division
# Division

DUP war of words as Peter Robinson forced to deny he's leaving

Sep 24th 2014, 11:05 AM 6,389 Views 30 Comments

Former DUP health minster Edwin Poots made the claim this morning.

# peter-robinson - Friday 4 July, 2014

Peace process should not be put at risk over parades - Adams
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Peace process should not be put at risk over parades - Adams

Jul 4th 2014, 1:29 PM 6,030 Views 84 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking in the wake of yesterday’s negotiation walk-out by Unionist parties.

# peter-robinson - Friday 20 June, 2014

"Worrying rise" in racist attacks prompts action from Robinson & McGuinness
# Hate Crimes
# Hate Crimes

"Worrying rise" in racist attacks prompts action from Robinson & McGuinness

Jun 20th 2014, 8:51 AM 7,371 Views 45 Comments

There have been a series of racially-motivated hate crimes in Northern Ireland recently….

# peter-robinson - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Thousands march in Belfast against "worrying rise in racist attacks"
# Protest
# Protest

Thousands march in Belfast against "worrying rise in racist attacks"

Jun 7th 2014, 7:00 PM 7,926 Views 79 Comments

The protesters were also demanding “effective political action against racism”.

# peter-robinson - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Peter Robinson apologises for comments about Muslims
# Sorry
# Sorry

Peter Robinson apologises for comments about Muslims

Jun 3rd 2014, 10:10 PM 14,705 Views 82 Comments

Last week Robinson said he wouldn’t trust Muslims for spiritual guidance but would trust them to “go down to the shops for me”. It didn’t go down well.

# peter-robinson - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Peter Robinson: I was misinterpreted when I said I'd trust Muslims 'to go down to the shops for me'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Peter Robinson: I was misinterpreted when I said I'd trust Muslims 'to go down to the shops for me'

May 29th 2014, 1:03 PM 19,740 Views 154 Comments

The North’s first minister has been criticised for his comments in defence of a controversial pastor’s sermon.

# peter-robinson - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Paul O'Connell swung by Stormont with the Six Nations trophy today
# Vote For Poc
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# Vote For Poc

Paul O'Connell swung by Stormont with the Six Nations trophy today

May 21st 2014, 8:11 PM 6,743 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland captain was joined by Joe Schmidt and his teammates for the visit to Northern Ireland’s parliament buildings.

# peter-robinson - Monday 28 April, 2014

Almost 500 jobs as EY expands international business unit in Belfast
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Almost 500 jobs as EY expands international business unit in Belfast

Apr 28th 2014, 12:20 PM 5,049 Views 13 Comments

The jobs boost by the company, formerly known as Ernst and Young, will see its workforce in the city triple.

# peter-robinson - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Column: Bold gestures are necessary for a genuinely inclusive Northern Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Bold gestures are necessary for a genuinely inclusive Northern Ireland

Apr 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 33 Views 41 Comments

As President Michael D Higgins takes part in an historic trip to the UK, we should reflect on what other valuable gestures could help heal old wounds, writes David McCann.

# peter-robinson - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Villagers, Mein Kampf, and swine flu: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Villagers, Mein Kampf, and swine flu: The week in numbers

Mar 1st 2014, 7:30 PM 7,604 Views 0 Comments

Plus: How much did Irish politicians disclose in donations for last year?

# peter-robinson - Friday 28 February, 2014

On-the-run letters scheme slammed as 'secret postal service for the IRA'
# On The Run
# On The Run

On-the-run letters scheme slammed as 'secret postal service for the IRA'

Feb 28th 2014, 6:11 PM 9,303 Views 62 Comments

“The days of side deals, shabby deals and secret deals should be well and truly over,” SDLP member Alban Maginness told the Northern Ireland National Assembly today.

Peter Robinson accused of 'playing the hard man' after saying he won't resign
# Ultimatum
# Ultimatum

Peter Robinson accused of 'playing the hard man' after saying he won't resign

Feb 28th 2014, 8:20 AM 8,368 Views 158 Comments

Peter Robinson has been criticised after withdrawing his threat to resign over the letters given to IRA suspects who were on the run.

# peter-robinson - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Gilmore: We can never forget the terrible events that occurred during the Troubles
# Hyde Park
# Hyde Park

Gilmore: We can never forget the terrible events that occurred during the Troubles

Feb 27th 2014, 9:47 PM 6,288 Views 65 Comments

The Tánaiste was responding to news that a judge will review a covert deal that allowed IRA suspects to escape prosecution.

Cameron orders review of secret IRA deal after Peter Robinson’s resignation threat
# Will He Stay Or Go
# Will He Stay Or Go

Cameron orders review of secret IRA deal after Peter Robinson’s resignation threat

Feb 27th 2014, 4:40 PM 10,239 Views 164 Comments

The Northern Ireland Assembly is to be recalled tomorrow to discuss Peter Robinson’s concerns about protection for IRA suspects.

Poll: Should the British Government cancel deals made with IRA 'on-the-runs' ?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the British Government cancel deals made with IRA 'on-the-runs' ?

Feb 27th 2014, 9:29 AM 9,497 Views 112 Comments

The deals were made by former UK Prime Minster Tony Blair but should they be taken back?

# peter-robinson - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Peter Robinson threatens to leave Government over Hyde Park case
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Peter Robinson threatens to leave Government over Hyde Park case

Feb 26th 2014, 3:48 PM 8,597 Views 133 Comments

The Northern Ireland First Minister has said that there are “people going around with letters stuffed in their pockets” which mean they can’t be arrested.

# peter-robinson - Monday 20 January, 2014

'Chuckling' relationship with McGuinness hastened my departure --- Paisley
# Edged Out
# Edged Out

'Chuckling' relationship with McGuinness hastened my departure --- Paisley

Jan 20th 2014, 10:20 AM 17,418 Views 60 Comments

The former DUP leader has detailed how senior party figures edged him out as First Minister of Northern Ireland.

# peter-robinson - Friday 17 January, 2014

Peter Robinson slams Martin McGuinness as 'controller and dictator' over Haass talks
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Peter Robinson slams Martin McGuinness as 'controller and dictator' over Haass talks

Jan 17th 2014, 9:09 AM 8,107 Views 127 Comments

Comments by Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness in relation to some of the unionist influence over the Haass talks have angered the leader of the DUP.

# peter-robinson - Friday 10 January, 2014

"Richard Haass didn't fail, the political parties failed." - North First Minister
# Haass Talks
# Haass Talks

"Richard Haass didn't fail, the political parties failed." - North First Minister

Jan 10th 2014, 4:07 PM 6,629 Views 37 Comments

While Richard Haass put the blame for the breakdown at the door of the unionist and Alliance parties, Martin McGuinness says it is time to compromise.

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