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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Stormont

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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”.
Stormont Executive to consider renewed Covid-19 restrictions for Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland’s Minister for Health said that measures may be taken on localised or region-wide scales.
Victim of Troubles-era bomb to take legal action over delay on victims' pensions
Jennifer McNern is taking a judicial review case against the Northern Ireland Executive.
New contact tracing app to be launched in Northern Ireland next week
There is interoperability with the Republic of Ireland’s Covid-19 contact tracing app.
'It is a mess across the island': NI leaders seek summit to discuss Covid-19 travel restrictions
Michelle O’Neill and Arlene Foster will write to Micheál Martin and Boris Johnson to make the request.
Stormont health committee member cancels holiday in Italy following criticism
Paula Bradshaw is going to a resort in Italy with her family next week.
NI party leaders to meet to discuss differences over Bobby Storey funeral
Michelle O’Neill was criticised after attending a service for the former IRA prisoner this week.
All shops in Northern Ireland are allowed to re-open today
From Monday, a much broader range of retailers in England will also open their doors.
Only three weeks to finalise plans for Brexit checks at ports, warns senior official
The UK government’s Brexit deal means checks are needed at ports in Northern Ireland.
NI parties deadlocked over whether to extend Brexit transition period
The idea was backed by Sinn Féin and the Alliance Party, but opposed by the DUP and UUP.
Northern Ireland's five-point plan for exiting Covid-19 lockdown published with no firm dates set out
Large outdoor-based retailers such as garden centres will be permitted to reopen in the first step.
NI Executive to advise public to wear face coverings in enclosed spaces
Stormont leaders also confirmed that the North’s Covid-19 infection rate is still too high to ease restrictions.
NI Executive given extra €57.5 million to tackle Covid-19 as further 17 people die in North
A total of 193 deaths relating to Covid-19 now been recorded in Northern Ireland.
Arlene Foster: Developing 'herd immunity' to Covid-19 not a policy adopted by Stormont Executive
The DUP leader said that the North took its own decision to close schools from next week.
Stormont ministers agree measures to delay spread of Covid-19
First Minister Arlene Foster said “these are unprecedented times”.
Catholic Church leader urges Stormont to close NI schools but minister says it's 'not the right time'
Disagreement on the matter is also causing a rift between Sinn Féin and the DUP.
Michelle O’Neill calls for NI schools to close over coronavirus
First Minister Arlene Foster has backed the UK-wide strategy to keep public institutions open for now.
The report into the cash-for-ash scandal is to be published today
The report will examine the role of DUP leader Arlene Foster, who presided over the department that introduced the RHI scheme.
'People have gotten into a frenzy over it': Michelle O'Neill laughs off criticism of Sinn Féin rallies
O’Neill also spoke of the misogyny she has witnessed as a female politician and her dreams of a United Ireland.
New IRA planning car bomb attack on a Sinn Féin member, O'Neill warns
“We have been told this planned attack could happen anywhere in the north,” deputy first minister Michelle O’Neill said.
Mother of Paul Quinn says Sinn Féin minister 'put family through hell'
Breege Quinn is holding talks with political parties at Stormont today.
Northern Irish parties say 'no thanks' to £1,000 pay rise amid public anger
The leaders of the five main parties said they would seek to have the pay rise deferred.
It won't stop Northern Ireland leaving, but Stormont has voted to reject Boris Johnson's Brexit deal
The voted was about whether to refuse legislative consent to the Brexit agreement.
Despite Stormont deal, confusion still exists on self-identifying as Irish in the North
Emma DeSouza says that the UK interprets the right to identify as Irish “as akin to being a GAA supporter or country music fan”.
Sinn Féin finance minister in Stormont says UK government's funding for North 'woefully inadequate'
This evening, Conor Murphy said he “cannot and will not” accept the British government’s package.
'Good Friday Agreement is working again': Varadkar and Johnson hail Assembly's return in Stormont visit
The UK Prime Minister was urged to follow through on funding commitments to Northern Ireland during his visit today.
Stormont return creates 'beachhead' to move towards united Ireland, says new SF minister
Declan Kearney says there is a landmark opportunity to ‘advance the debate on constitutional change’.
Arlene Foster re-appointed First Minister as powersharing returns to Northern Ireland
A new powersharing deal was agreed by the North’s main parties last night.
Main parties in the North agree to deal paving way for power sharing to be restored
The Stormont executive will now sit tomorrow after a three-year impasse.
Simon Coveney: Lyra McKee's death inspired Northern talks, now politicians should take charge
The new deal is a balanced approach that can get the parliament up and running, the Tánaiste writes.
UK and Irish governments publish proposed deal to restore powersharing in North
The tánaiste and secretary of state for Northern Ireland were speaking following days of intense talks.
Michelle O'Neill says it's up to UK and Ireland to ensure Stormont Assembly is 'sustainable'
Three years to the day since the collapse of the Assembly, the Sinn Féin leader in the North said talks are still “a work in progress”.
Governments set to make public draft deal to restore powersharing at Stormont
The five main parties in Northern Ireland will be urged to sign up to the document tabled by the UK and Irish governments.
Day two of Stormont talks rumble on - but Sinn Féin is confident it will secure Irish language support
UUP leader Steven Aiken said he was unsure of how close the parties were to a deal.
Coveney says it's 'end game' as talks to restore power-sharing at Stormont resume
A snap election could be called if a deal is not reached by 13 January.
'A grand experiment': Northern Ireland's creation will be commemorated in 2020
The Government of Ireland Act was passed in December 1920.
UK Northern Ireland secretary 'confident' about Stormont restoration following DUP meeting
The Northern Assembly has been shuttered for nearly three years and all previous attempts to restore it have collapsed.
Ireland can't wait forever to ban the sale of cheap alcohol, says Varadkar
The government wants to introduce minimum pricing at the same time as the North.
Foster calls for more Stormont talks and says she's 'saddened' by Prince Andrew controversy
The DUP leader also shared her thoughts on an Irish unity poll.