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Taoiseach raises 'serious concerns' with Boris Johnson over British government's proposals on legacy issues
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# Northern Ireland

Taoiseach raises 'serious concerns' with Boris Johnson over British government's proposals on legacy issues

Jul 20th 2021, 6:36 PM 17,230 Views 16 Comments

The Taoiseach said the UK Government’s statements on the NI Protocol, to be made at Westminster tomorrow, would be carefully considered.

Theresa May warns that laws stopping soldiers being pursued over NI violence 'will cover terrorists as well'
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Theresa May warns that laws stopping soldiers being pursued over NI violence 'will cover terrorists as well'

Updated May 11th 2021, 8:55 PM 33,932 Views 141 Comments

Legislation on the issue is expected to be forthcoming.

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules
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# The Troubles

Ballymurphy inquests: Use of lethal force by British Army in 1971 shootings 'not justified', coroner rules

Updated May 11th 2021, 2:40 PM 37,320 Views 28 Comments
  • The events of 9-11 August 1971 in Belfast have become known as the Ballymurphy Massacre
  • Coroner Mrs Justice Siobhan Keegan has said all 10 victims were "entirely innocent"
  • The coroner raised concerns about “serious failings” in military testimony provided
  • Minister Simon Coveney described the ruling as "historic" and said all bereaved families must have access to "an effective investigation"
German court denies parents access to dead teen's Facebook account
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German court denies parents access to dead teen's Facebook account

May 31st 2017, 10:30 PM 23,646 Views 45 Comments

The parents want to know if their child died by suicide.

As it happened: Enda Kenny questioned about compensation for sexual abuse victims From TheJournal.ie
Live Oct 26th 2016, 12:45 PM

As it happened: Enda Kenny questioned about compensation for sexual abuse victims

British soldier Bloody Sunday arrests halted pending court challenge
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# Derry

British soldier Bloody Sunday arrests halted pending court challenge

Nov 16th 2015, 7:30 PM 8,087 Views 37 Comments

A 66-year-old former paratrooper was questioned and released last week.

Parties in Northern Ireland have approved a Budget for next year. Kinda.
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# Talks

Parties in Northern Ireland have approved a Budget for next year. Kinda.

Oct 30th 2014, 6:36 PM 4,886 Views 29 Comments

There had been deadlock on the issue for several weeks.

Back at the table: Leaders head to Stormont to revive talks on Northern Ireland
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# Legacy Issues

Back at the table: Leaders head to Stormont to revive talks on Northern Ireland

Oct 16th 2014, 12:01 AM 6,219 Views 32 Comments

The Irish Government will be represented by Charlie Flanagan.

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

The SAS 'Loughall ambush' which killed 8 IRA men may be investigated
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The SAS 'Loughall ambush' which killed 8 IRA men may be investigated

Sep 5th 2014, 4:00 PM 22,895 Views 245 Comments

A civilian was also killed in the gunfight which was the biggest single loss of life for the IRA during The Troubles.

Symphysiotomy couple want to find their child's burial place
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# Symphysiotomy

Symphysiotomy couple want to find their child's burial place

Jul 2nd 2014, 6:15 AM 9,045 Views 2 Comments

There will be no closure with money – only with finding out where their child’s remains are.

The Boston College tapes aren't going anywhere, except maybe to the PSNI
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The Boston College tapes aren't going anywhere, except maybe to the PSNI

May 22nd 2014, 11:05 PM 11,238 Views 92 Comments

The PSNI say they want the entire archive.