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# stormont - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

'You have to accept criticism' - Ireland keen to right the wrongs against world champions
# Johnny Be Good
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# Johnny Be Good

'You have to accept criticism' - Ireland keen to right the wrongs against world champions

Aug 25th 2015, 9:30 PM 18,373 Views 3 Comments

Ireland welcome Australia to Stormont on Thursday as the international summer comes to a head.

# stormont - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Ireland's 21-game winning run comes to a shuddering halt at the hands of PNG
# Upset
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# Upset

Ireland's 21-game winning run comes to a shuddering halt at the hands of PNG

Jul 15th 2015, 9:33 PM 6,476 Views 2 Comments

That was not part of the plan.

# stormont - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Police investigate after Irish tricolour raised over Stormont
# Flag
# Flag

Police investigate after Irish tricolour raised over Stormont

Jun 3rd 2015, 10:48 PM 32,235 Views 161 Comments

Construction work is currently taking place on the roof of the building.

# stormont - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Stormont transformed as 40,000 fans flock to Belfast's staging of Crashed Ice
# Crashed Ice
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# Crashed Ice

Stormont transformed as 40,000 fans flock to Belfast's staging of Crashed Ice

Feb 22nd 2015, 9:46 AM 5,738 Views 2 Comments

Parliament Buildings as you’ve never seen them before.

# stormont - Thursday 19 February, 2015

One of our journalists will race this terrifying Belfast ice track on Friday
# Crashed Ice
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# Crashed Ice

One of our journalists will race this terrifying Belfast ice track on Friday

Feb 19th 2015, 3:00 PM 15,138 Views 9 Comments

Hello, ice.

# stormont - Thursday 15 January, 2015

We're training for Red Bull's 'Crashed Ice' event so you don't have to
# Ice Cool
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# Ice Cool

We're training for Red Bull's 'Crashed Ice' event so you don't have to

Jan 15th 2015, 6:45 PM 3,239 Views 0 Comments

Who knew skating downhill really, really fast could be so scary?

# stormont - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

'Broad agreement' reached in Stormont talks as politicians take selfies and listen to Serial
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Broad agreement' reached in Stormont talks as politicians take selfies and listen to Serial

Dec 23rd 2014, 9:35 PM 37,657 Views 110 Comments

Talks on welfare reform, flags, parades and the past continued through the night.

# stormont - Saturday 20 December, 2014

"Substantial progress" in Northern Ireland talks - but Adams not confident they'll wrap up soon
# Stormont
# Stormont

"Substantial progress" in Northern Ireland talks - but Adams not confident they'll wrap up soon

Dec 20th 2014, 12:30 PM 5,616 Views 60 Comments

The talks are on a break, and will resume on Monday.

# stormont - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Enda Kenny: Sinn Féin expenses north of the border 'off the richter scale'
# Spotlight
# Spotlight

Enda Kenny: Sinn Féin expenses north of the border 'off the richter scale'

Nov 26th 2014, 6:25 PM 23,636 Views 421 Comments

His comments came after BBC Spotlight revealed that Sinn Féin MLAs claimed almost £700,000 for research purposes in the last decade.

# stormont - Monday 24 November, 2014

'Curry my yoghurt' DUP MP receives death threat
# Gregory Campbell
# Gregory Campbell

'Curry my yoghurt' DUP MP receives death threat

Nov 24th 2014, 3:23 PM 16,570 Views 149 Comments

Over the weekend, Gregory Campbell said he’d treat an Irish Language Act as “toilet paper.”

Family of 21-year-old beaten to death in a Monaghan barn ask politicians for help
# Tullycora
# Tullycora

Family of 21-year-old beaten to death in a Monaghan barn ask politicians for help

Nov 24th 2014, 6:30 AM 10,376 Views 11 Comments

The SDLP are laying down a motion in Stormont.

# stormont - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Fresh talks on the horizon for Northern Ireland legacy issues
# Stormont
# Stormont

Fresh talks on the horizon for Northern Ireland legacy issues

Sep 28th 2014, 6:25 PM 5,738 Views 34 Comments

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan said that he believes “it is now time” for the talks to begin.

# stormont - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

DUP war of words as Peter Robinson forced to deny he's leaving
# Division
# Division

DUP war of words as Peter Robinson forced to deny he's leaving

Sep 24th 2014, 11:05 AM 6,372 Views 30 Comments

Former DUP health minster Edwin Poots made the claim this morning.

# stormont - Monday 1 September, 2014

Gerry Adams wants Dublin and London to counter "anti-agreement axis within unionism"
# Dropping Slow
# Dropping Slow

Gerry Adams wants Dublin and London to counter "anti-agreement axis within unionism"

Sep 1st 2014, 2:31 PM 7,864 Views 95 Comments

Adams was in The Guardian to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1994 IRA ceasefire.

# stormont - Friday 4 July, 2014

Peace process should not be put at risk over parades - Adams
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Peace process should not be put at risk over parades - Adams

Jul 4th 2014, 1:29 PM 6,022 Views 84 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking in the wake of yesterday’s negotiation walk-out by Unionist parties.

# stormont - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Unionist parties all walk out of Stormont talks in protest over parade block
# Orange Order
# Orange Order

Unionist parties all walk out of Stormont talks in protest over parade block

Jul 3rd 2014, 8:15 PM 18,081 Views 170 Comments

They called the talks “fruitless” after a contentious parade in north Belfast was blocked.

# stormont - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Paul O'Connell swung by Stormont with the Six Nations trophy today
# Vote For Poc
From The42
# Vote For Poc

Paul O'Connell swung by Stormont with the Six Nations trophy today

May 21st 2014, 8:11 PM 6,740 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland captain was joined by Joe Schmidt and his teammates for the visit to Northern Ireland’s parliament buildings.

# stormont - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Column: Bold gestures are necessary for a genuinely inclusive Northern Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Bold gestures are necessary for a genuinely inclusive Northern Ireland

Apr 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 26 Views 41 Comments

As President Michael D Higgins takes part in an historic trip to the UK, we should reflect on what other valuable gestures could help heal old wounds, writes David McCann.

# stormont - Thursday 16 January, 2014

NI Assembly criticised for 'hostile climate' towards the Irish language
# Minority Languages
# Minority Languages

NI Assembly criticised for 'hostile climate' towards the Irish language

Jan 16th 2014, 11:57 AM 5,671 Views 39 Comments

The report from the Council of Europe also looked at the minority languages in use in the UK like Welsh and Scottish Gaelic.

# stormont - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

McGuinness: Unionists have been "dancing to the tune of extremists"
# Haass Talks
# Haass Talks

McGuinness: Unionists have been "dancing to the tune of extremists"

Jan 15th 2014, 8:24 AM 5,273 Views 76 Comments

The leaders of the five main Northern Ireland parties held talks yesterday to discuss the fallout from Haass, and have agreed to a further meeting next week.

# stormont - Sunday 29 December, 2013

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 6,427 Views 46 Comments

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

# stormont - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Plans to allow children aged 12 to use guns legally in NI
# Stormont
# Stormont

Plans to allow children aged 12 to use guns legally in NI

Nov 12th 2013, 8:53 AM 9,921 Views 80 Comments

The changes would mean children could use firearms in “extremely supervised circumstances”.

# stormont - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

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

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Oct 29th 2013, 11:00 PM 14,658 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the final Troika review, another Labour resignation and the testimony of US intelligence officials.

Stormont evacuated after discovery of suspicious object
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Stormont evacuated after discovery of suspicious object

Oct 29th 2013, 12:32 PM 5,314 Views 22 Comments

Army explosive experts are at at the scene of the security alert.

# stormont - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Same-sex adoption in NI has moved closer today after a Supreme Court ruling
# Same-sex Adoption
# Same-sex Adoption

Same-sex adoption in NI has moved closer today after a Supreme Court ruling

Oct 22nd 2013, 6:49 PM 5,358 Views 61 Comments

The UK Supreme Court rejected an application that was being sought by Northern Ireland’s Health Minister Edwin Poots.

# stormont - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Column: The Celtic Tiger mauled Ireland, so why are NI politicians trying to mimic it?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Celtic Tiger mauled Ireland, so why are NI politicians trying to mimic it?

Oct 20th 2013, 12:00 PM 152 Views 85 Comments

The fascination some politicians in Northern Ireland have with the Republic’s boom years is creating some strange political bedfellows and confusing policies, writes David McCann.

# stormont - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Column: Why are people disengaging with politics in Northern Ireland?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why are people disengaging with politics in Northern Ireland?

Apr 27th 2013, 1:00 PM 39 Views 26 Comments

Following the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, more than 70 per cent of people turned out to elect the first assembly. Fast forward 15 years and the people seem disenchanted, but why, asks David McCann.

# stormont - Friday 8 February, 2013

Column: To move on from the Troubles we have to face the past with compassion
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: To move on from the Troubles we have to face the past with compassion

Feb 8th 2013, 7:00 AM 99 Views 41 Comments

Behind each death of the Troubles are real, grieving people – many of whom have been waiting for the truth for far too long, writes David McCann.

# stormont - Friday 11 January, 2013

Justice Committee at Stormont grills Marie Stopes representatives
# Abortion
# Abortion

Justice Committee at Stormont grills Marie Stopes representatives

Jan 11th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,414 Views 9 Comments

The committee asked representatives if they located the clinic across from a train station to encourage women from the Republic to travel there for abortions.

# stormont - Thursday 10 January, 2013

"No angry words" as Unionist forum meets at Stormont
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

"No angry words" as Unionist forum meets at Stormont

Jan 10th 2013, 3:12 PM 5,088 Views 22 Comments

It was announced that a taskforce and eight working groups have been set up as a result of the meeting.

# stormont - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Northern Ireland assembly rejects motion calling for same-sex marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Northern Ireland assembly rejects motion calling for same-sex marriage

Oct 2nd 2012, 9:21 AM 3,953 Views 51 Comments

The nationalist parties and three UUP members backed the motion, which was opposed by the two main unionist parties.

# stormont - Saturday 29 September, 2012

PHOTOS: Thousands march in Belfast for anniversary of Ulster Covenant
# Unionism
# Unionism

PHOTOS: Thousands march in Belfast for anniversary of Ulster Covenant

Sep 29th 2012, 2:27 PM 7,796 Views 85 Comments

The parades have passed off peacefully so far, despite fears of violence breaking out along part of the route.

# stormont - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Third night of disturbances in Belfast
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Third night of disturbances in Belfast

Sep 5th 2012, 10:55 AM 4,274 Views 12 Comments

The PSNI has called for “anyone with influence” to help them bring an end to the renewed violence.

# stormont - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Column: Sinn Féin's policies ARE aligned across Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Sinn Féin's policies ARE aligned across Ireland

Aug 22nd 2012, 12:58 PM 72 Views 87 Comments

Sinn Féin MLA Phil Flanagan responds to David McCann’s column which claimed there is a gulf between the party’s policies north and south of the border.

# stormont - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Column: Sinn Féin is partitionist when it comes to party policy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Sinn Féin is partitionist when it comes to party policy

Aug 7th 2012, 8:15 PM 218 Views 124 Comments

Can SF hope to represent voters on a 32-county basis, asks David McCann, when they can’t keep their policies aligned north and south of the border?

# stormont - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Twenty20: Porterfield laments narrow defeat
# Fine Margins
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# Fine Margins

Twenty20: Porterfield laments narrow defeat

Jul 21st 2012, 9:39 AM 197 Views 0 Comments

Despite a one run loss, the batsman vowed that Ireland would come out swinging this afternoon.

# stormont - Friday 20 July, 2012

We do things the hard way: Ireland vow to bounce back from Bangladesh disappointment
# Back In Town
From The42
# Back In Town

We do things the hard way: Ireland vow to bounce back from Bangladesh disappointment

Jul 20th 2012, 12:19 PM 273 Views 0 Comments

“We love losing the first game of a series and then clawing it back somehow,” says Gary Wilson.

# stormont - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Sunny shines as Bangladesh thrash Ireland
# Match Report
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# Match Report

Sunny shines as Bangladesh thrash Ireland

Jul 18th 2012, 10:51 PM 3,944 Views 3 Comments

The Irish team were beaten comprehensively in a Twenty20 international at Stormont this evening.

# stormont - Monday 11 June, 2012

Phil Simmons names 13-man squad to take on the Aussies in Belfast
# ODI
From The42
# ODI

Phil Simmons names 13-man squad to take on the Aussies in Belfast

Jun 11th 2012, 4:58 PM 217 Views 0 Comments

Coach Phil Simmons has named Niall O’Brien in the panel, but says he has to work hard to displace Gary Wilson.

# stormont - Friday 27 April, 2012

Column: ‘Listening to a dull speech in Stormont was the happiest day of my life’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘Listening to a dull speech in Stormont was the happiest day of my life’

Apr 27th 2012, 7:30 PM 80 Views 14 Comments

Senator George Mitchell, who oversaw the negotiation of the Good Friday Agreement, recounts his experiences planting the first seeds of peace.