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#Stormont Assembly

# stormont-assembly - Monday 30 May, 2022

Sinn Fein to ‘keep trying’ to get a Stormont speaker elected
# Stormont Assembly
# Stormont Assembly

Sinn Fein to ‘keep trying’ to get a Stormont speaker elected

May 30th 2022, 4:24 PM 11,544 Views 6 Comments

Michelle O’Neill was speaking after the DUP blocked the election of a new speaker for the second time.

DUP attacks 'republican entitlement' and again blocks election of Stormont speaker
# Total Recall
# Total Recall

DUP attacks 'republican entitlement' and again blocks election of Stormont speaker

Updated May 30th 2022, 1:58 PM 33,241 Views 32 Comments

The DUP’s Paul Givan labelled today’s recall of the Assembly ‘a stunt’.

# stormont-assembly - Thursday 6 January, 2022

Stormont Assembly to be recalled over Omicron surge
# Stormont Assembly
# Stormont Assembly

Stormont Assembly to be recalled over Omicron surge

Jan 6th 2022, 7:32 PM 9,037 Views 3 Comments

The move follows a recall motion submitted by Sinn Fein MLA Pat Sheehan.

# stormont-assembly - Thursday 17 June, 2021

DUP's Paul Givan installed as new First Minister despite opposition by party members at 'shambles' meeting
# Dup Strife
# Dup Strife

DUP's Paul Givan installed as new First Minister despite opposition by party members at 'shambles' meeting

Updated Jun 17th 2021, 2:39 PM 41,042 Views 37 Comments
  • Sinn Fein's Michelle O'Neill to continue in the role of Deputy First Minister
  • The Assembly is to continue after last night's UK government deal on the Irish language
  • DUP MPs and MLAs sought to pressure party leader Edwin Poots to hold off on a nomination
  • However, Poots nominated Givan and said it was without "a precondition from Sinn Féin"

# stormont-assembly - Friday 10 January, 2020

The Irish language and extra funding: What’s in the Stormont proposal, and what happens next?
# What's The Deal
# What's The Deal

The Irish language and extra funding: What’s in the Stormont proposal, and what happens next?

Jan 10th 2020, 9:06 AM 16,228 Views 15 Comments

The DUP has said that the proposal provides for a “fair and balanced” basis to reconvene the Stormont Executive.

# stormont-assembly - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Boris Johnson pledges to do 'everything in his power' to break impasse in Northern Ireland talks
# Stormont Assembly
# Stormont Assembly

Boris Johnson pledges to do 'everything in his power' to break impasse in Northern Ireland talks

Jul 30th 2019, 10:50 PM 13,671 Views 28 Comments

The PM and the new Northern Ireland Secretary are to meet with the five main political parties tomorrow.

# stormont-assembly - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Sinn Féin seeks Downing St meeting after May makes backstop 'overture to DUP'
# Stormont Assembly
# Stormont Assembly

Sinn Féin seeks Downing St meeting after May makes backstop 'overture to DUP'

Jan 9th 2019, 7:11 PM 25,598 Views 42 Comments

A white paper on Northern Ireland was published today, offering powers to the Stormont Assembly in relation to the Irish backstop.

# stormont-assembly - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Northern Ireland Assembly members' salaries to be cut by £14,000
# Karen Bradley
# Karen Bradley

Northern Ireland Assembly members' salaries to be cut by £14,000

Sep 6th 2018, 12:49 PM 19,038 Views 45 Comments

The North has been without an Executive since January 2017 because of an ongoing row between Sinn Féin and the DUP.

# stormont-assembly - Monday 12 February, 2018

Theresa May says there is 'basis for agreement' to get Stormont 'up and running very soon'
# The North
# The North

Theresa May says there is 'basis for agreement' to get Stormont 'up and running very soon'

Feb 12th 2018, 6:57 PM 19,627 Views 86 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British Prime Minister Theresa May met today for last-ditch talks to restore power-sharing in Northern Ireland.

# stormont-assembly - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

How the Irish language drove a wedge between Northern Ireland's Assembly
# Stormont Assembly
# Stormont Assembly

How the Irish language drove a wedge between Northern Ireland's Assembly

Jan 11th 2017, 6:35 AM 21,554 Views 67 Comments

A movement has begun to protest against decisions taken by the Assembly ‘against’ the Irish language.

# stormont-assembly - Monday 17 September, 2012

Stormont to debate motion calling for Irish apology for Troubles
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Stormont to debate motion calling for Irish apology for Troubles

Sep 17th 2012, 6:45 AM 5,413 Views 55 Comments

The DUP has tabled a motion asking Dublin to apologise for its potential involvement in events such as the killing of RUC officers.

# stormont-assembly - Monday 11 June, 2012

McGuinness to inherit Adams’ old British title under SF reorganisation
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

McGuinness to inherit Adams’ old British title under SF reorganisation

Jun 11th 2012, 12:31 PM 3,210 Views 34 Comments

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness will become the new Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead.

# stormont-assembly - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Peter Robinson threatens to resign over emblem row
# Stormont
# Stormont

Peter Robinson threatens to resign over emblem row

Nov 16th 2011, 9:06 PM 5,536 Views 28 Comments

Northern Ireland’s First Minister said today that he would resign rather than see the crown or other British symbols removed from the uniforms of prison officers.

# stormont-assembly - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Cameron makes historic address to Stormont assembly
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Cameron makes historic address to Stormont assembly

Jun 9th 2011, 3:44 PM 533 Views 0 Comments

David Cameron meets Northern Irish political leaders in Stormont, becoming the second PM since devolution to address the House.

# stormont-assembly - Monday 16 May, 2011

Northern Ireland's new ministers confirmed in Stormont
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland's new ministers confirmed in Stormont

May 16th 2011, 3:57 PM 473 Views 0 Comments

Six of the ministries in the Northern Ireland Executive change party hands, as the DUP and Sinn Féin retain the prize positions.

# stormont-assembly - Thursday 12 May, 2011

New Assembly convenes to reappoint Robinson and McGuinness
# Stormont
# Stormont

New Assembly convenes to reappoint Robinson and McGuinness

May 12th 2011, 2:56 PM 265 Views 0 Comments

Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness are reappointed at the first meeting of the new Stormont Assembly.

# stormont-assembly - Monday 9 May, 2011

Adams asks UUP leader to withdraw SF 'scum' remark
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Adams asks UUP leader to withdraw SF 'scum' remark

May 9th 2011, 4:11 PM 814 Views 0 Comments

Tom Elliott infuriated Sinn Féin volunteers by calling them ‘scum’ at an election count on Saturday afternoon.

# stormont-assembly - Friday 6 May, 2011

Counting underway in fourth elections to Stormont Assembly
# Stormont
# Stormont

Counting underway in fourth elections to Stormont Assembly

May 6th 2011, 12:23 PM 247 Views 0 Comments

The DUP and Sinn Féin are expected to remain the biggest parties in Stormont – with a minor chance of Sinn Féin coming out on top.

# stormont-assembly - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Stormont Assembly completes first full term of office
# Assembly
# Assembly

Stormont Assembly completes first full term of office

Mar 23rd 2011, 11:32 AM 328 Views 0 Comments

Members from all sides pay tribute as the Northern Ireland Assembly ends its first full term without suspension.