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Paul Givan told he will have to resign as First Minister when new DUP leader is appointed
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Paul Givan told he will have to resign as First Minister when new DUP leader is appointed

36 minutes ago 3,316 Views 3 Comments

Givan was only formally installed as the new First Minister on Thursday.

Loyalist paramilitaries warn next DUP leader to ‘stop concessions to Sinn Fein’
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Loyalist paramilitaries warn next DUP leader to ‘stop concessions to Sinn Fein’

19 hours ago 50,525 Views 75 Comments

The group also said Irish government ministers and officials are “no longer welcome in Northern Ireland”.

Arise, Sir Jeffrey? What happens next after the DUP meltdown?
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Arise, Sir Jeffrey? What happens next after the DUP meltdown?

23 hours ago 31,829 Views 27 Comments

Is it a one-horse race and what does that mean for power-sharing?

Taoiseach seeks 'calm heads' as Michelle O'Neill calls on DUP to 'get their act together'
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Taoiseach seeks 'calm heads' as Michelle O'Neill calls on DUP to 'get their act together'

Updated Fri 4:43 PM 46,050 Views 74 Comments

Edwin Poots announced last night he is to quit as as DUP leader after only three weeks.

Government currently 'not contemplating' advising against travel to Northern Ireland, says Taoiseach
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Government currently 'not contemplating' advising against travel to Northern Ireland, says Taoiseach

Fri 2:13 PM 11,422 Views 8 Comments

Chief Medical Officer Dr Toy Holohan is today meeting with his Northern Ireland counterpart.

From the ousting of Arlene, to Poots getting the boot - here's the timeline of events
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From the ousting of Arlene, to Poots getting the boot - here's the timeline of events

Updated Fri 7:27 AM 30,521 Views 40 Comments

It’s been a hell of a few weeks in Northern Ireland politics. Here’s a quick catch-up.

Edwin Poots is resigning as leader of the DUP, after three weeks in the role
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Edwin Poots is resigning as leader of the DUP, after three weeks in the role

Updated Thu 10:05 PM 121,906 Views 193 Comments
  • Poots did not speak to waiting reporters as he left the crunch meeting with party officers
  • The new DUP leader came under heavy fire after he nominated a First Minister despite a majority of his party objecting
  • Recently ousted leader Arlene Foster earlier tweeted that she "hoped everyone is having a great day"
Opinion: One challenge for the DUP in power will be to finally accept a climate bill
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Opinion: One challenge for the DUP in power will be to finally accept a climate bill

Thu 8:00 PM 9,084 Views 10 Comments

Thomas Muinzer says Northern Ireland waited a long time for a climate bill and now gets two.

Crisis averted in Northern Ireland after late night deal on Irish language
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Crisis averted in Northern Ireland after late night deal on Irish language

Thu 8:42 AM 30,179 Views 54 Comments

The Tánaiste has said he welcomes the “agreement on an Irish Language Act going ahead”.

Sinn Féin holds talks with NI Secretary of State in bid to avert Stormont crisis
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Sinn Féin holds talks with NI Secretary of State in bid to avert Stormont crisis

Wed 8:32 PM 9,216 Views 30 Comments

Brandon Lewis flew into Belfast for talks, saying he is exploring ‘all options’ in his efforts to keep powersharing on track.

'Never a bad time': Varadkar defends comments about united Ireland after criticism from unionists
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'Never a bad time': Varadkar defends comments about united Ireland after criticism from unionists

Updated Wed 7:25 PM 38,801 Views 61 Comments

UUP leader Doug Beattie said the Tánaiste’s comments should not have been made in the midst of a crisis.

Sinn Féin calls on UK Government to move Irish language laws through Westminster
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Sinn Féin calls on UK Government to move Irish language laws through Westminster

Updated Mon 10:17 PM 65,227 Views 83 Comments

The call comes as former DUP leader Arlene Foster stepped down as the North’s First Minister this morning.

UUP leader wants Ian Paisley to apologise in public for ‘dangerous’ chant
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UUP leader wants Ian Paisley to apologise in public for ‘dangerous’ chant

Mon 7:38 PM 28,832 Views 17 Comments

A row erupted after four gigs by Van Morrison at the Belfast hotel were cancelled at the last minute on Thursday.

UK Supreme Court examines suitability of PSNI to investigate 'Hooded Men' treatment and killing of Jean Smyth
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UK Supreme Court examines suitability of PSNI to investigate 'Hooded Men' treatment and killing of Jean Smyth

Updated Mon 1:30 PM 16,093 Views 23 Comments

Lawyers argued those affected were entitled to ‘effective, independent investigation’.

Biden gives ‘candid’ message to Johnson on Northern Ireland Brexit row
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Biden gives ‘candid’ message to Johnson on Northern Ireland Brexit row

Updated Mon 8:41 AM 38,165 Views 24 Comments
  • The US President told the UK Prime Minister he must protect the Good Friday Agreement and the peace process
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said a further grace period for the Northern Ireland Protocol would be “very problematic”
  • The DUP's new leader Edwin Poots sent a copy of the Good Friday Agreement to French President Emmanuel Macron
Down native Jonathan Caldwell goes from working at Nevada Bob’s to winning on European Tour
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Down native Jonathan Caldwell goes from working at Nevada Bob’s to winning on European Tour

Sun 6:43 PM 5,280 Views 3 Comments

The Northern Irishman won the inaugural Scandinavian Mixed by a shot.

DUP leader writes to French president explaining how Northern Ireland is part of the UK
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# Sausages From Toulouse

DUP leader writes to French president explaining how Northern Ireland is part of the UK

Jun 13th 2021, 1:53 PM 57,726 Views 90 Comments

Emmanuel Macron reportedly implied that Northern Ireland was a separate country.

Taoiseach expresses confidence that NI powersharing will be preserved
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Taoiseach expresses confidence that NI powersharing will be preserved

Updated Jun 11th 2021, 6:34 PM 18,321 Views 19 Comments

Martin was among political leaders attending a meeting of the British Irish Council in Co Fermanagh today.

Watch: Arlene Foster sings verse from Frank Sinatra's That's Life at summit
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Watch: Arlene Foster sings verse from Frank Sinatra's That's Life at summit

Jun 11th 2021, 2:25 PM 21,395 Views 16 Comments

Riding high in April, shot down in May.

Outgoing First Minister Arlene Foster speaks of regrets during time as North's leader
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Outgoing First Minister Arlene Foster speaks of regrets during time as North's leader

Jun 10th 2021, 9:27 PM 33,417 Views 14 Comments

Foster said the coronavirus pandemic changed the administration’s course.

Swimmers hopeful new record will be recognised after gruelling 116km relay from Wexford to Wales
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Swimmers hopeful new record will be recognised after gruelling 116km relay from Wexford to Wales

Jun 10th 2021, 1:02 PM 20,206 Views 8 Comments

The Oa Giants completed the 116km swim from Co Wexford to the Pembrokeshire coast in 34 hours and 25 minutes.

Biden challenge to Johnson over Northern Ireland Brexit dispute welcomed by Taoiseach
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Biden challenge to Johnson over Northern Ireland Brexit dispute welcomed by Taoiseach

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 12:50 PM 27,924 Views 48 Comments
  • Biden's aides say he will stress the need to "stand behind" the Northern Ireland Protocol.
  • Micheál Martin said this morning that Biden's and US involvement is significant and makes sense from an American perspective.
  • European Council President Charles Michel said it's "paramount" that the terms of the Brexit deal are respected.
Peamount star Watkins bags brace as Republic of Ireland secure comprehensive win over the North
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Peamount star Watkins bags brace as Republic of Ireland secure comprehensive win over the North

Jun 9th 2021, 9:21 PM 4,135 Views 0 Comments

Teegán Lynch was also on target in the 3-0 win in Dublin.

Patience ‘very thin’ as EU threatens retaliation over Northern Ireland Protocol
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Patience ‘very thin’ as EU threatens retaliation over Northern Ireland Protocol

Updated Jun 9th 2021, 4:37 PM 21,321 Views 27 Comments
DUP's Paul Givan nominated to replace Arlene Foster as NI First Minister
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DUP's Paul Givan nominated to replace Arlene Foster as NI First Minister

Updated Jun 8th 2021, 5:01 PM 34,375 Views 34 Comments

New ministers are set to take up their posts on Monday.

Edwin Poots defends strategy following criticism from Peter Robinson over Foster's exit from DUP
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Edwin Poots defends strategy following criticism from Peter Robinson over Foster's exit from DUP

Jun 4th 2021, 5:57 PM 25,912 Views 23 Comments

Poots said: “What was good for Peter doesn’t seem to be good for anybody else.”

EU needs to show more common sense over NI Protocol, David Frost says
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EU needs to show more common sense over NI Protocol, David Frost says

Jun 1st 2021, 10:40 PM 16,367 Views 24 Comments

The UK’s Brexit minister was in NI to meet business and community representatives to discuss the challenges they are facing following departure from the EU.

Baraclough boosted by friendly victory as Northern Ireland ease past Malta
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Baraclough boosted by friendly victory as Northern Ireland ease past Malta

May 30th 2021, 8:38 PM 3,348 Views 0 Comments

Jordan Jones, Gavin Whyte and Ali McCann scored the goals in Austria, where Josh Magennis missed a penalty.

EU not using Northern Ireland to punish UK for Brexit, EC vice-president says
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EU not using Northern Ireland to punish UK for Brexit, EC vice-president says

May 30th 2021, 10:51 AM 17,010 Views 29 Comments

Maros Sefcovic said they searched for four years for the ‘best solution to the very sensitive situation in Northern Ireland’.

People in the North aged 18 and over can register for a vaccine from today
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People in the North aged 18 and over can register for a vaccine from today

Updated May 27th 2021, 11:30 AM 6,707 Views 15 Comments

70% of Northern Ireland population have received first Covid-19 jab.

Ballymurphy families press Government to oppose amnesty for UK soldiers
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Ballymurphy families press Government to oppose amnesty for UK soldiers

May 25th 2021, 2:06 PM 4,616 Views 11 Comments

Family members appeared before the Good Friday Agreement Committee in Dublin today.

Von der Leyen says Northern Ireland trade problems are caused by Brexit, not the Protocol
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Von der Leyen says Northern Ireland trade problems are caused by Brexit, not the Protocol

May 25th 2021, 7:44 AM 39,643 Views 56 Comments

A new raft of checks at the ports of Belfast and Larne under the terms of the Protocol have sparked anger among unionists.

Restrictions have relaxed in the North today - with pubs and restaurants opening for indoor service
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Restrictions have relaxed in the North today - with pubs and restaurants opening for indoor service

Updated May 24th 2021, 12:00 PM 16,376 Views 15 Comments
  • From today, a maximum of six people can sit together inside pubs, cafes and restaurants.
  • Belfast's Grand Central Hotel general manager Stephen Meldrum said there has been "a marginal increase" in bookings over the last four weeks.
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Incoming DUP leader says Northern Ireland Protocol is 'undeliverable'

May 23rd 2021, 5:45 PM 28,460 Views 48 Comments

“We need to go back to the drawing board.”

Young brothers missing from Belfast may be in Tipperary
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Young brothers missing from Belfast may be in Tipperary

Updated May 23rd 2021, 2:00 PM 41,388 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have issued an appeal to find Patrick Hovarth (5) and Fabricio Hovarth (8).

Ulster GAA confirm 500 fans permitted to attend games in the 'Six Counties' from next week
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Ulster GAA confirm 500 fans permitted to attend games in the 'Six Counties' from next week

May 21st 2021, 6:38 PM 2,121 Views 1 Comment

The northern province’s GAA body released a statement this evening.

NI Protocol port checks could be reduced by 80%, Simon Coveney says
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NI Protocol port checks could be reduced by 80%, Simon Coveney says

May 20th 2021, 9:09 PM 16,985 Views 16 Comments

Coveney said that option is within the confines of the protocol if the UK agree to a common approach to standards.

European Commission VP and UK's Brexit minister invited to give evidence to Stormont committee
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European Commission VP and UK's Brexit minister invited to give evidence to Stormont committee

May 19th 2021, 6:51 PM 7,323 Views 5 Comments

The committee chairman said they’re being asked to give evidence on the impact of Brexit and the NI Protocol.

DUP's Gregory Campbell alleges ‘illegality’ link in departure of two Sinn Féin MLAs
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DUP's Gregory Campbell alleges ‘illegality’ link in departure of two Sinn Féin MLAs

May 19th 2021, 5:55 PM 29,680 Views 0 Comments

Martina Anderson and Karen Mullan were asked to consider their positions in April after a high level review.

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