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# Stormont Executive

Last month
December 2022
# Northern Ireland
Varadkar to prioritise Northern Ireland power sharing when he becomes Taoiseach
Leo Varadkar said the Government had “not for a second” given up on the matter despite the failed attempt to restore the institutions.
Last year
# stormont crisis
Stormont cannot strike three-year budget amid current crisis, minister says
The draft budget had proposed a 10% cash increase to health spending.
# Stormont Executive
All Covid-19 restrictions in Northern Ireland to be lifted from tomorrow
Northern Ireland’s Health Minister, Robin Swann, made the announcement this evening.
All time
# Stormont Executive
DUP and Sinn Fein urged to ‘keep powersharing show on the road’
Ulster Unionist Party leader Doug Beattie said the Stormont Executive ‘has to last’.
# Stormont Executive
DUP minister halts construction work on Brexit inspection posts at NI ports
DUP minister for agriculture Gordon Lyons has also stopped any further recruitment of inspection staff.
# Coronavirus
Covid-19: NPHET and Stormont to hold meetings today as Ireland faces 'delicate and precarious' situation
NPHET is set to review the ongoing epidemiological situation across Ireland.
# sinn féin NI leader
Michelle O'Neill admits public health message has been undermined by Bobby Storey funeral attendance
DUP leader Arlene Foster welcomed the admission, which she said caused “deep hurt and anger”.
# Troubles
Stormont Executive Office acting unlawfully in delaying victims’ payouts, judge rules
The payment scheme should have opened to applications at the end of May.
# Stormont Executive
Sinn Féin criticises NI health minister's 'unilateral' request for British army's help to battle coronavirus
Sinn Féin have accused Robin Swann of the UUP of “unilaterally” requesting the help of the British army without consulting the Stormont Executive first.
# Stormont Executive
After a dramatic election, the DUP and Sinn Féin are to talk today about reviving Stormont
“All the old certainties are gone,” Sinn Féin president mary Lou McDonald said.
# Stormont Executive
Quiz: How much do you know about Northern Irish politics?
Karen Bradley admitted she didn’t know much about the divisive political history in the North when she took up her role in January.
# Ian Paisley
Ian Paisley returns home after three weeks in hospital
Northern Ireland’s former First Minister, 85, is released from the Ulster Hospital after being admitted with coronary problems.
# Northern Ireland
Paisley remains in intensive care after heart problems
The 85-year-old DUP leader remains in Ulster Hospital on the outskirts of Belfast after being admitted on Sunday afternoon.
# Ian Paisley
DUP founder Ian Paisley ‘in intensive care’ in hospital
The 85-year-old former First Minister of Northern Ireland was rushed to the Ulster Hospital yesterday afternoon.