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#richard haass

# richard-haass - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Adams in Washington for post-Haass talks
# Obama Officials
# Obama Officials

Adams in Washington for post-Haass talks

May 29th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,595 Views 69 Comments

Efforts to re-start the process chaired by Haass are getting under way in the wake of last Friday’s elections.

# richard-haass - Friday 23 May, 2014

Haass will not be involved in Northern Irish talks
# Haass Talks
# Haass Talks

Haass will not be involved in Northern Irish talks

May 23rd 2014, 8:53 PM 5,307 Views 14 Comments

Haass was in Dublin today, but won’t be back in Ireland for party leaders’ talks.

# richard-haass - Thursday 22 May, 2014

'Limited immunity' would help the Troubles truth emerge as perpetrators are dying off
# Dealing With The Past
# Dealing With The Past

'Limited immunity' would help the Troubles truth emerge as perpetrators are dying off

May 22nd 2014, 6:29 AM 3,994 Views 5 Comments

Alan Brecknell of the Pat Finucance Centre explains how victims’s families could be helped.

# richard-haass - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Richard Haass is coming to Dublin for Northern Ireland talks
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Richard Haass is coming to Dublin for Northern Ireland talks

May 8th 2014, 11:10 AM 4,711 Views 30 Comments

Eamon Gilmore scheduled the meeting with Haass when he spoke with him on Monday.

# richard-haass - Monday 5 May, 2014

UK Government: We welcome Sinn Féin's commitment to policing
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

UK Government: We welcome Sinn Féin's commitment to policing

May 5th 2014, 2:18 PM 8,629 Views 85 Comments

Gerry Adams said that he wanted confirmed his support for the PSNI after Sinn Féin had questioned their independence.

# richard-haass - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Tánaiste admits 'on-the-runs' controversy has 'derailed' progress in the North
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Tánaiste admits 'on-the-runs' controversy has 'derailed' progress in the North

Mar 11th 2014, 5:02 PM 6,311 Views 65 Comments

Eamon Gilmore told the Dáil that talks on the contentious issues of flags, parades and the past were “derailed” after the release of John Downey.

# richard-haass - Monday 3 February, 2014

Richard Haass to be awarded Tipperary Peace Award
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Richard Haass to be awarded Tipperary Peace Award

Feb 3rd 2014, 2:22 PM 3,829 Views 4 Comments

The US diplomat will be recognised for his efforts in helping reconcile the North.

# richard-haass - 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 8,122 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.

# richard-haass - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Bill Clinton set for Belfast visit in March
# Bill In Belfast
# Bill In Belfast

Bill Clinton set for Belfast visit in March

Jan 15th 2014, 4:16 PM 4,735 Views 19 Comments

The former US president will be in the city on 5 March to open the William J. Clinton Leadership Institute at Queen’s University.

# richard-haass - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Sinn Féin approves Haass proposals
# Haass Talks
# Haass Talks

Sinn Féin approves Haass proposals

Jan 11th 2014, 8:14 PM 11,009 Views 90 Comments

Party President Gerry Adams says they are keen to compromise.

Sinn Fein to review Haass proposals today
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Sinn Fein to review Haass proposals today

Jan 11th 2014, 11:14 AM 4,130 Views 69 Comments

The Sinn Féin Ard Comhairle will review the outcome of the Haass talks on parades, flags and the past today in Dublin.

# richard-haass - 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 6,634 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.

# richard-haass - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Meghan O'Sullivan warns of 'darker downside' to Northern Ireland stalemate
# Compromise
# Compromise

Meghan O'Sullivan warns of 'darker downside' to Northern Ireland stalemate

Jan 9th 2014, 10:32 PM 8,245 Views 73 Comments

The vice-chair of recent talks told RTÉ’s Prime Time that some parties are continuing to focus on the parts of the deal they disagree with.

# richard-haass - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Richard Haass says some in Northern Ireland are being 'unrealistic in the extreme'
# Draft Deal
# Draft Deal

Richard Haass says some in Northern Ireland are being 'unrealistic in the extreme'

Jan 8th 2014, 6:22 PM 14,474 Views 185 Comments

The talks chair said that he hoped the parties would continue to work to achieve agreement.

# richard-haass - Monday 6 January, 2014

McGuinness claims 'extreme loyalism' is setting the unionist agenda on Haass proposals
# Haass Proposals
# Haass Proposals

McGuinness claims 'extreme loyalism' is setting the unionist agenda on Haass proposals

Jan 6th 2014, 4:55 PM 10,152 Views 153 Comments

The Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland made the comments as the Haass-O’Sullivan team published a summary of the proposed deal.

# richard-haass - Friday 3 January, 2014

SF tells Unionists to make up their mind about Haass proposals
# Draft Deal
# Draft Deal

SF tells Unionists to make up their mind about Haass proposals

Jan 3rd 2014, 5:54 PM 9,966 Views 161 Comments

Negotiations on a number of contentious issues ended earlier this week but it’s still not clear whether it will be accepted by all five parties in the Northern Ireland Executive.

# richard-haass - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Column: Failure of Haass talks highlights two serious problems in modern Northern Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Failure of Haass talks highlights two serious problems in modern Northern Ireland

Jan 2nd 2014, 1:30 PM 37 Views 89 Comments

The ‘silo mentality’ of Stomont doesn’t solve controversial issues or give the public confidence in politics – and it’s the reason Haass came up against a brick wall when he tried to forge common ground, writes David McCann.

"This is a compromise" - Adams urges parties to accept Haass agreement
# Negotiations
# Negotiations

"This is a compromise" - Adams urges parties to accept Haass agreement

Jan 2nd 2014, 11:46 AM 9,748 Views 85 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader has called on all parties to “grasp the opportunity” and reach a deal on contentious issues.

# richard-haass - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Kenny and Cameron unite in ‘disappointment’ after failure of Haass talks
# No Deal
# No Deal

Kenny and Cameron unite in ‘disappointment’ after failure of Haass talks

Dec 31st 2013, 7:43 PM 11,983 Views 94 Comments

Both leaders discussed the matter this morning and urged all sides to focus on the common ground agreed during the process.

Haass talks in Belfast end without agreement
# No Deal
# No Deal

Haass talks in Belfast end without agreement

Dec 31st 2013, 8:04 AM 7,754 Views 128 Comments

Sinn Féin says that the proposals ‘did provide a basis for agreement’ while the DUP wants more time to consider areas of ‘profound disapproval’.

# richard-haass - Monday 30 December, 2013

'Today is the last day in Belfast. Hope leaders seize it' - Haass urges progress as deadline looms
# Deadline Day
# Deadline Day

'Today is the last day in Belfast. Hope leaders seize it' - Haass urges progress as deadline looms

Dec 30th 2013, 1:00 PM 6,215 Views 51 Comments

The final day of negotiations began at 10am this morning.

Negotiations to resume as Northern Ireland talks near deadline
# Richard Haass
# Richard Haass

Negotiations to resume as Northern Ireland talks near deadline

Dec 30th 2013, 7:27 AM 4,546 Views 9 Comments

The talks are on new arrangements for holding parades, flying flags and dealing with the legacy of past violence in the North.

# richard-haass - Sunday 29 December, 2013

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Dec 29th 2013, 7:59 PM 18,301 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about Ian Paisley, an Irish man who died in Perth, and a suicide bomb at a Russian train station…

White House says Northern Ireland talks are at 'critical juncture'
# Fragile Negotiation
# Fragile Negotiation

White House says Northern Ireland talks are at 'critical juncture'

Dec 29th 2013, 7:21 PM 6,436 Views 46 Comments

Intensive talks will begin again at 6am tomorrow with a deadline set for 12 noon.

No all-party talks today as Haass sets agreement deadline of noon, Monday
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

No all-party talks today as Haass sets agreement deadline of noon, Monday

Dec 29th 2013, 8:01 AM 4,062 Views 19 Comments

A deal must be reached tomorrow, says the former US diplomat.

# richard-haass - Monday 23 December, 2013

Haass talks with NI parties expected to last well into night
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Haass talks with NI parties expected to last well into night

Dec 23rd 2013, 10:28 PM 5,151 Views 79 Comments

“It’s going to be an interesting night,” the US diplomat told reporters, as he arrived at Belfast’s Stormont Hotel.

Talks on flags and parades begin in Belfast today
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Talks on flags and parades begin in Belfast today

Dec 23rd 2013, 8:14 AM 4,937 Views 172 Comments

Former US diplomat Richard Haass is seeking a deal before Christmas.

# richard-haass - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Tánaiste on NSA spying: 'Friends don’t bug each other's telephones'
# Tapping
# Tapping

Tánaiste on NSA spying: 'Friends don’t bug each other's telephones'

Oct 31st 2013, 4:17 PM 3,778 Views 35 Comments

Eamon Gilmore has said that the government does not have any information that the US carried out surveillance on its activities.

# richard-haass - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Parades, protests and flags on the agenda as US diplomat arrives in Belfast
# Peace
# Peace

Parades, protests and flags on the agenda as US diplomat arrives in Belfast

Sep 17th 2013, 8:04 AM 3,089 Views 35 Comments

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.