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#Stormont Election

# stormont-election - May May 2022

Donaldson confirms DUP will not nominate Speaker, leaving Stormont Assembly unable to function
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Donaldson confirms DUP will not nominate Speaker, leaving Stormont Assembly unable to function

May 13th 2022, 10:15 AM 41,919 Views 63 Comments
  • The DUP leader is refusing to sit in Stormont until issues around the Northern Ireland Protocol are resolved.
  • Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill said the party are "disgracefully holding the public to ransom for their Brexit mess".
  • The UK Government has indicated that it is set to override parts of the post-Brexit agreement.
O'Neill promises to be 'first minister for all' and accuses DUP of 'holding society to ransom'
# Stormont Election
# Stormont Election

O'Neill promises to be 'first minister for all' and accuses DUP of 'holding society to ransom'

Updated May 9th 2022, 5:00 PM 46,151 Views 79 Comments

Party leaders are meeting today with Secretary of State Brandon Lewis across the day.

DUP leader urged to nominate deputy first minister to restore executive
# Assembly Election
# Assembly Election

DUP leader urged to nominate deputy first minister to restore executive

May 8th 2022, 12:14 PM 48,193 Views 80 Comments

British Secretary of State Brandon Lewis is set to meet with the leaders of the Stormont parties tomorrow.

SDLP’s Nichola Mallon loses seat as Sinn Féin wins historic victory in Stormont election
# Assembly Election
# Assembly Election

SDLP’s Nichola Mallon loses seat as Sinn Féin wins historic victory in Stormont election

Updated May 7th 2022, 7:20 PM 123,652 Views 72 Comments

Sinn Féin remains firmly on course to emerge as the largest Stormont party.

Polling stations close across Northern Ireland in Stormont election with 54% turnout
# Stormont
# Stormont

Polling stations close across Northern Ireland in Stormont election with 54% turnout

Updated May 5th 2022, 10:00 PM 61,628 Views 58 Comments

The process will elect 90 MLAs to the devolved Stormont Assembly, with 239 candidates running.

The FF-SDLP partnership: 'The last thing we want is for it to be a Fianna Fáil canvas'
# Stormont Election
# Stormont Election

The FF-SDLP partnership: 'The last thing we want is for it to be a Fianna Fáil canvas'

May 2nd 2022, 7:00 AM 16,860 Views 20 Comments

It’s about “support from the background”, a bit of logistics, TD Paul McAuliffe told The Journal.

Election result will send message over Northern Ireland Protocol, Donaldson says
# Stormont
# Stormont

Election result will send message over Northern Ireland Protocol, Donaldson says

May 1st 2022, 8:13 AM 25,206 Views 31 Comments

Rallies took place in Ballymena, Co Antrim, and Bangor, Co Down, on Saturday in opposition to the post-Brexit protocol.

# stormont-election - April April 2022

Donaldson remains confident of winning Stormont election despite opinion poll
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Donaldson remains confident of winning Stormont election despite opinion poll

Apr 29th 2022, 12:53 PM 23,850 Views 30 Comments

The latest LucidTalk poll puts 26% of support for Sinn Féin, ahead of 20% for the DUP.

Taoiseach says Northern Ireland politicians must return to power sharing after May election
# Stormont
# Stormont

Taoiseach says Northern Ireland politicians must return to power sharing after May election

Apr 28th 2022, 12:51 PM 7,761 Views 15 Comments

Speaking this morning, Micheál Martin urged political parties to work “collectively” after the election.

Colum Eastwood: 'If you're frustrated and angry, come out and vote for something different'
# Stormont Election
# Stormont Election

Colum Eastwood: 'If you're frustrated and angry, come out and vote for something different'

Apr 24th 2022, 3:13 PM 15,548 Views 24 Comments

“I think if people do that, we can see a real change at Stormont,” the SDLP leader said.

Analysis: Unionist divisions exposed during 'most important election in a generation'
# Battle For Stormont
# Battle For Stormont

Analysis: Unionist divisions exposed during 'most important election in a generation'

Apr 23rd 2022, 8:00 PM 25,439 Views 15 Comments

The three-way unionist battle could dent the DUP’s chances of coming out on top.