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# sdlp - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Colum Eastwood: We live in the Ireland that John Hume imagined - an island at peace
# SDLp
# SDLp

Colum Eastwood: We live in the Ireland that John Hume imagined - an island at peace

Dec 24th 2020, 12:30 PM 9,934 Views 28 Comments

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood pays tribute to John Hume and asks what the peacemaker would have made of the events of 2020.

# sdlp - Monday 3 August, 2020

Former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dies aged 83
# RIP
# RIP

Former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dies aged 83

Aug 3rd 2020, 9:21 AM 75,180 Views 85 Comments

The Irish peace icon passed away after a long struggle with dementia.

# sdlp - Sunday 16 February, 2020

'Surprised, not shocked': What do the North's politicians make of the Sinn Féin surge?
# Seen It All
# Seen It All

'Surprised, not shocked': What do the North's politicians make of the Sinn Féin surge?

Feb 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 28,382 Views 78 Comments

Unionists and nationalists all agree that Sinn Féin is a powerful electoral force.

# sdlp - Saturday 18 January, 2020

The strangest thing about Northern Irish politics? There's a government, but no opposition
# Power Sharing
# Power Sharing

The strangest thing about Northern Irish politics? There's a government, but no opposition

Jan 18th 2020, 10:00 PM 20,796 Views 43 Comments

Some credit the short-lived opposition for helping to expose the ‘cash for ash’ scandal.

# sdlp - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

PSNI chief sorry for Christmas Day photo with armed officers in Crossmaglen
# Simon Byrne
# Simon Byrne

PSNI chief sorry for Christmas Day photo with armed officers in Crossmaglen

Jan 8th 2020, 8:32 AM 18,356 Views 34 Comments

The photo, which Simon Byrne posted on Twitter, attracted considerable criticism.

# sdlp - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

New SDLP MP writes letter to Commons speaker protesting against oath of allegiance to the Queen
# Belfast South
# Belfast South

New SDLP MP writes letter to Commons speaker protesting against oath of allegiance to the Queen

Dec 18th 2019, 2:09 PM 44,675 Views 55 Comments

“My primary allegiance is to the people of South Belfast, in all their diversity,” Claire Hanna wrote to the House Speaker today.

# sdlp - Friday 13 December, 2019

For the first time, Northern Ireland has more nationalist than unionist MPs
# Uk Election 19
# Uk Election 19

For the first time, Northern Ireland has more nationalist than unionist MPs

Dec 13th 2019, 6:08 AM 111,858 Views 65 Comments

There were gains for the SDLP, Alliance and Sinn Féin during a bad night for the DUP.

# sdlp - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Final countdown: On the doorsteps with the DUP and SDLP in one of the North's tightest races
# Belfast South
# Belfast South

Final countdown: On the doorsteps with the DUP and SDLP in one of the North's tightest races

Dec 11th 2019, 11:59 PM 18,569 Views 16 Comments

The SDLP and the DUP are locked in a tight contest in Belfast South.

# sdlp - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

SDLP leader says he's 'disgusted' as fake leaflets asking for donations sent to potential voters
# Dirty Tricks
# Dirty Tricks

SDLP leader says he's 'disgusted' as fake leaflets asking for donations sent to potential voters

Dec 10th 2019, 1:54 PM 11,674 Views 9 Comments

The incident has been reported to the PSNI.

# sdlp - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Pacts, alliances and stepping aside: Why this is going to be a very strange election for the North
# New Rules
# New Rules

Pacts, alliances and stepping aside: Why this is going to be a very strange election for the North

Dec 1st 2019, 9:00 PM 18,111 Views 9 Comments

For the first time in years, many races in Northern Ireland are proving difficult to predict.

# sdlp - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Same-sex marriage legalised and abortion decriminalised in Northern Ireland
# Change
# Change

Same-sex marriage legalised and abortion decriminalised in Northern Ireland

Oct 22nd 2019, 7:58 AM 39,787 Views 87 Comments

The British government has assumed responsibility for introducing regulations to provide access to abortion by next April.

# sdlp - Monday 21 October, 2019

Walkouts from DUP and SDLP amid farcical scenes in Stormont
# Abortion
# Abortion

Walkouts from DUP and SDLP amid farcical scenes in Stormont

Oct 21st 2019, 2:46 PM 53,505 Views 55 Comments

Private members’ legislation aimed at thwarting the imposition of abortion reform in Northern Ireland were not accepted.

# sdlp - Sunday 15 September, 2019

'Brexit is the biggest show in town': The SDLP is banking on Brexit delivering election success in 2019
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Brexit is the biggest show in town': The SDLP is banking on Brexit delivering election success in 2019

Sep 15th 2019, 10:00 PM 14,210 Views 15 Comments

The party currently has no MPs and wants to change that in a few months time.

# sdlp - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Ivan Cooper: Northern Ireland civil rights leader who led Bloody Sunday march dies aged 75
# Ivan Cooper
# Ivan Cooper

Ivan Cooper: Northern Ireland civil rights leader who led Bloody Sunday march dies aged 75

Jun 26th 2019, 12:37 PM 14,642 Views 46 Comments

Tributes have been paid to the Northern Ireland politician, who led the march on Bloody Sunday.

# sdlp - Friday 5 April, 2019

Máiría Cahill drops out of local elections following safety fears over her address
# Mairia Cahill
# Mairia Cahill

Máiría Cahill drops out of local elections following safety fears over her address

Apr 5th 2019, 3:34 PM 33,598 Views 5 Comments

Cahill filed a restraining order to protect herself in the past, and now worries for the safety of herself and her young daughter if her address was to be released.

# sdlp - Saturday 16 March, 2019

RTÉ criticised for policy change that cuts off Northern Ireland from TV competitions
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ criticised for policy change that cuts off Northern Ireland from TV competitions

Mar 16th 2019, 8:30 AM 32,591 Views 68 Comments

RTÉ said that it changed its policy to comply with regulations in Northern Ireland.

# sdlp - Monday 4 March, 2019

Fine Gael European election candidate says May vote can send 'green jersey' message to Brexiteers
# Mark Durkan
# Mark Durkan

Fine Gael European election candidate says May vote can send 'green jersey' message to Brexiteers

Mar 4th 2019, 6:43 PM 14,258 Views 64 Comments

The former SDLP leader says he knows voting for a Northern Ireland voice is a big ask for Dublin people.

# sdlp - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Sinn Féin accused of 'getting desperate' by tweeting edited version of SDLP leader's speech
# More Than Words
# More Than Words

Sinn Féin accused of 'getting desperate' by tweeting edited version of SDLP leader's speech

Feb 28th 2019, 10:50 PM 18,424 Views 74 Comments

Colum Eastwood has said that Sinn Féin wasn’t being truthful.

# sdlp - Friday 22 February, 2019

Fianna Fáil and SDLP urge all 'pro-Remain' parties to back 5 Brexit principles
# Joint Statement
# Joint Statement

Fianna Fáil and SDLP urge all 'pro-Remain' parties to back 5 Brexit principles

Feb 22nd 2019, 9:01 AM 11,291 Views 42 Comments

The statement calls on Sinn Féin to take its seats in Westminster to vote down a no-deal Brexit, saying that “every vote counts”.

# sdlp - Monday 11 February, 2019

SDLP Brexit spokesperson resigns over partnership with Fianna Fáil
# Fallout
# Fallout

SDLP Brexit spokesperson resigns over partnership with Fianna Fáil

Feb 11th 2019, 5:29 PM 18,754 Views 22 Comments

Fianna Fáil and the SDLP announced their policy partnership last month.

# sdlp - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Opinion: The partnership with Fianna Fail won't give the SDLP the electoral boost it's hoping for
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The partnership with Fianna Fail won't give the SDLP the electoral boost it's hoping for

Feb 9th 2019, 7:00 AM 9,038 Views 32 Comments

This proposed partnership won’t do much for either party and it won’t help to revive the institutions in the North, writes Gareth Brown.

# sdlp - Thursday 24 January, 2019

'Proud' and 'Disgusted': Fianna Fáil and SDLP 'partnership' creates mixed feelings within the party
# Merge
# Merge

'Proud' and 'Disgusted': Fianna Fáil and SDLP 'partnership' creates mixed feelings within the party

Updated Jan 24th 2019, 1:00 PM 32,540 Views 45 Comments

Leaders of Fianna Fáil and the SDLP failed to rule out a future merger of the parties.

# sdlp - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Arlene Foster criticised over assertion that 'we never had a hard border'
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Arlene Foster criticised over assertion that 'we never had a hard border'

Jan 15th 2019, 5:47 PM 38,566 Views 69 Comments

Foster insisted it was “a bit of a nonsense, frankly, to talk about a hard border”.

# sdlp - Monday 31 December, 2018

Brendan Howlin says Labour would provide a home for SDLP members unhappy with FF merger
# New Year Party Time
# New Year Party Time

Brendan Howlin says Labour would provide a home for SDLP members unhappy with FF merger

Dec 31st 2018, 4:30 PM 14,361 Views 43 Comments

Talk of an SDLP-FF merger is increasing ahead of elections next year.

# sdlp - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Murder probe launched after man shot dead outside school in Belfast
# PSNI
# PSNI

Murder probe launched after man shot dead outside school in Belfast

Updated Dec 4th 2018, 7:22 PM 16,460 Views 1 Comment

The incident is believed to have occurred at Glen Road beside St Mary’s Grammar School in West Belfast.

# sdlp - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Eamon Ó Cuiv goes rogue to announce candidate for NI elections without party backing
# New Candidates
# New Candidates

Eamon Ó Cuiv goes rogue to announce candidate for NI elections without party backing

Updated Oct 25th 2018, 11:34 PM 47,964 Views 92 Comments

The candidate, Councillor Sorcha McAnespy, was announced at an event in Tyrone tonight.

# sdlp - Monday 13 August, 2018

1 in 3 victims of Troubles violence have attempted to take their own lives
# Docklands Victims Association
# Docklands Victims Association

1 in 3 victims of Troubles violence have attempted to take their own lives

Aug 13th 2018, 1:23 PM 15,275 Views 13 Comments

A support group is calling for better support, funding and care for victims.

# sdlp - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Northern parties contemplating anti-Brexit alliance to oust Ian Paisley Jr
# Coalition Of The Willing
# Coalition Of The Willing

Northern parties contemplating anti-Brexit alliance to oust Ian Paisley Jr

Jul 26th 2018, 10:53 PM 38,322 Views 41 Comments

The controversial DUP MP is currently the subject of a holiday expenses scandal involving the government of Sri Lanka.

# sdlp - Monday 9 July, 2018

Máiría Cahill is now a councillor for the SDLP
# Lisburn And Castlereagh
# Lisburn And Castlereagh

Máiría Cahill is now a councillor for the SDLP

Jul 9th 2018, 11:54 AM 26,122 Views 76 Comments

The former Senator will remain a member of the Labour party.

# sdlp - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Most people want Sinn Féin to sit in Westminster to vote on Brexit - but would it make a difference?
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Most people want Sinn Féin to sit in Westminster to vote on Brexit - but would it make a difference?

Mar 11th 2018, 7:30 AM 29,698 Views 136 Comments

It might in a tight vote.

# sdlp - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

SDLP to meet with election office over claims votes were 'stolen' in constituency it lost to Sinn Féin
# Foyled
# Foyled

SDLP to meet with election office over claims votes were 'stolen' in constituency it lost to Sinn Féin

Jun 13th 2017, 11:48 AM 11,164 Views 40 Comments

“This is a matter of public confidence and it is critical that all efforts are made to ensure that any malpractice is not tolerated.”

# sdlp - Monday 6 March, 2017

'We can’t have another groundhog day at Stormont': Gerry Adams weighs in on Northern election
# Three Week Deadline
# Three Week Deadline

'We can’t have another groundhog day at Stormont': Gerry Adams weighs in on Northern election

Mar 6th 2017, 2:30 PM 17,624 Views 33 Comments

If talks on forming a government collapse, a possible return to direct rule from Westminster is on the table.

# sdlp - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

The Northern Ireland elections explained, in five controversies
# Get Smart Fast
# Get Smart Fast

The Northern Ireland elections explained, in five controversies

Mar 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 11,343 Views 43 Comments

Voters go to the polls tomorrow. Here’s what you need to know.

# sdlp - Monday 19 December, 2016

Arlene Foster survives no confidence vote - but Sinn Féin plan another for New Year
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Arlene Foster survives no confidence vote - but Sinn Féin plan another for New Year

Dec 19th 2016, 8:00 PM 17,226 Views 32 Comments

Arlene Foster has repeatedly refused to resign – saying that the scheme was not her responsibility.

# sdlp - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

'No one knows where this is all going to end up': Leaders meet to discuss Brexit fallout
# All-island Dialogue
# All-island Dialogue

'No one knows where this is all going to end up': Leaders meet to discuss Brexit fallout

Nov 2nd 2016, 10:57 AM 12,645 Views 78 Comments

Gerry Adams has said “an alternative to Brexit” should be found.

# sdlp - Sunday 2 October, 2016

The new leader of the SDLP is 33 years old. He says it's time for Gerry Adams and the old guard to move on
# North By Eastwood
# North By Eastwood

The new leader of the SDLP is 33 years old. He says it's time for Gerry Adams and the old guard to move on

Oct 2nd 2016, 7:30 PM 15,039 Views 89 Comments

Derryman Colum Eastwood stopped by TheJournal.ie for an interview.

# sdlp - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Northern Ireland's election is happening today, but will there be any change?
# Don't Copy The South
# Don't Copy The South

Northern Ireland's election is happening today, but will there be any change?

May 5th 2016, 7:51 AM 9,230 Views 85 Comments

The polls are open in the assembly elections in Northern Ireland.

# sdlp - Friday 8 May, 2015

2002 All-Ireland winner loses out in bid to become MP in Northern Ireland elections
# Ge2015
From The42
# Ge2015

2002 All-Ireland winner loses out in bid to become MP in Northern Ireland elections

May 8th 2015, 9:50 AM 14,583 Views 2 Comments

SDLP candidate Justin McNulty lost out in Newry & Armagh.

# sdlp - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Sinn Féin will have to write 'Londonderry', not 'Derry' for election
# The Stroke City
# The Stroke City

Sinn Féin will have to write 'Londonderry', not 'Derry' for election

Apr 2nd 2015, 12:32 PM 17,750 Views 80 Comments

The Electoral Office has stated that the way electoral forms are completed has always been the same.

# sdlp - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Thirty years ago, a Fine Gael government was worried that Sinn Féin 'could deliver'
# 1984 State Papers
# 1984 State Papers

Thirty years ago, a Fine Gael government was worried that Sinn Féin 'could deliver'

Dec 30th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,731 Views 51 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Peter Barry didn’t like that Sinn Féin representatives were being listened to.

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