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#Northern Ireland

From TheJournal.ie Almost two-thirds of people 'fearful of a return to sectarian violence in Ireland after Brexit' Troubles

Almost two-thirds of people 'fearful of a return to sectarian violence in Ireland after Brexit'

There have been a number of security alerts in Derry in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Third Derry security alert in a day, after van abandoned outside girls' school PSNI

Third Derry security alert in a day, after van abandoned outside girls' school

This incident is one of three security alerts that police in Derry have been dealing with today.

From TheJournal.ie Derry car bomb has 'absolutely nothing to do with Brexit', Bradley says Karen Bradley

Derry car bomb has 'absolutely nothing to do with Brexit', Bradley says

British minister Karen Bradley gave a House of Commons statement; while earlier a fifth man was arrested in connection with the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Police investigation underway after suspected car bomb in Derry city centre Northern Ireland

Police investigation underway after suspected car bomb in Derry city centre

Politicians have condemned the attack which occurred shortly after 8pm yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Irish motorists to require 'Green Card' to drive across Northern Ireland border in event of no-deal Brexit Car Insurance

Irish motorists to require 'Green Card' to drive across Northern Ireland border in event of no-deal Brexit

Irish vehicles travelling to the UK may no longer by covered by EU rules after 29 March.

From TheJournal.ie Woman in her 70s swindled out of £45,000 in 'absolutely despicable' scam Email Scam

Woman in her 70s swindled out of £45,000 in 'absolutely despicable' scam

People have been urged to talk to older members of their families about scams.

From TheJournal.ie 'No deal’ Brexit would have 'devastating economic consequences' in Ireland Mayday

'No deal’ Brexit would have 'devastating economic consequences' in Ireland

Such a scenario would have a huge impact on the all-island economy, business groups have warned.

From The42 Dunne clarifies international allegiance amid interest from Northern Ireland Jimmy Jimmy

Dunne clarifies international allegiance amid interest from Northern Ireland

‘I am a Dundalk lad and my dream has always been to play for the Republic of Ireland.’

From TheJournal.ie Two hillwalkers killed in separate incidents in Mourne Mountains Down

Two hillwalkers killed in separate incidents in Mourne Mountains

A third person was also rescued from the mountains with a suspected broken ankle.

From TheJournal.ie 'Not worthy of celebration': As Sinn Féin celebrates first Dáil, it's adamant it won't take part in Expo 100 An Chéad Dáil

'Not worthy of celebration': As Sinn Féin celebrates first Dáil, it's adamant it won't take part in Expo 100

Expo 100 is a celebration of one hundred years of Northern Ireland that will be held in 2021.

From TheJournal.ie 39 bulls rescued from overturned lorry in Co Fermanagh Crash

39 bulls rescued from overturned lorry in Co Fermanagh

Firefighters were helped by a local vet and farm workers, but three of the trapped bulls died.

From The42 Ireland's Olivia Mehaffey invited to prestigious Augusta National Amateur Women's Championship Georgia On My Mind

Ireland's Olivia Mehaffey invited to prestigious Augusta National Amateur Women's Championship

The 21-year-old ASU student previously featured in last year’s US Open at Shoal Creek.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin seeks Downing St meeting after May makes backstop 'overture to DUP' Stormont Assembly

Sinn Féin seeks Downing St meeting after May makes backstop 'overture to DUP'

A white paper on Northern Ireland was published today, offering powers to the Stormont Assembly in relation to the Irish backstop.

From TheJournal.ie Getting honest about music and mental health: 'I remember things in the book I spent years trying to forget' ASIWYFA

Getting honest about music and mental health: 'I remember things in the book I spent years trying to forget'

Tony Wright was a member of the hugely popular band ASIWYFA. He talks to us about leaving the band and how a vicious assault contributed to depression.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what some Irish MEPs said when asked if there will be a hard border in Ireland Hard Or Soft Boiled Brexit

Here's what some Irish MEPs said when asked if there will be a hard border in Ireland

The Irish government and the EU says they’re not preparing for a hard border – here’s what three Irish MEPs think.

From TheJournal.ie Thieves attempt to steal ATM, then set digger on fire Omagh

Thieves attempt to steal ATM, then set digger on fire

The incident happened at around 4am today.

From TheJournal.ie Derry woman in wrangle with UK Home Office fears Brexit could complicate her immigration case Good Friday Agreement

Derry woman in wrangle with UK Home Office fears Brexit could complicate her immigration case

The UK Home Office has argued that British immigration laws supercede the Good Friday Agreement.

From TheJournal.ie If there is a Brexit deal - what trade agreements can UK businesses expect? Best Case Scenario

If there is a Brexit deal - what trade agreements can UK businesses expect?

Norway plus, Canada plus plus, or no-deal rules?

From TheJournal.ie DUP: 'It is becoming clearer by the day that no one is ever going to build a border' Nigel Dodds

DUP: 'It is becoming clearer by the day that no one is ever going to build a border'

The DUP’s deputy leader said that an “east-west barrier should be no more palatable than having any new north-south barriers”.

From TheJournal.ie 'You Are Now Entering Free Derry' wall painter Liam Hillen dies aged 69 RIP

'You Are Now Entering Free Derry' wall painter Liam Hillen dies aged 69

The slogan gained iconic status for how it captured the civil rights struggle in the city.

From TheJournal.ie Two Belfast men jailed for 20 years for 'brutal, cold-blooded' murder of father-of-one Northern Ireland

Two Belfast men jailed for 20 years for 'brutal, cold-blooded' murder of father-of-one

Stephen Carson was at home with his fiancée and nine-year-old son when the incident happened.

From TheJournal.ie No contingencies, no plans, no secret plans: Leo says the Irish government has no preparations for a hard border Not Happening

No contingencies, no plans, no secret plans: Leo says the Irish government has no preparations for a hard border

Questions have been raised about the level at which the Irish government is prepared for a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Roscommon eviction family say they're 'disappointed' in Varadkar's Dáil comments Strokestown

Roscommon eviction family say they're 'disappointed' in Varadkar's Dáil comments

The McGann family say that they have been left “shocked” by the ordeal that had been “thrust upon them”.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: A united Ireland is a realistic possibility now so we need to prepare for it Opinion

Opinion: A united Ireland is a realistic possibility now so we need to prepare for it

There are serious challenges to creating a united Ireland but with proper forward planning it could be achieved, writes Paul Goslng.

'It is the right decision for me': Dundalk-born striker O'Connor declares for Northern Ireland

Michael O’Connor hopes to earn a call-up to Ian Baraclough’s U21 side in the near future.

From TheJournal.ie May to travel to NI and Wales in last-ditch attempt to gain support for Brexit deal Crunch Time

May to travel to NI and Wales in last-ditch attempt to gain support for Brexit deal

The House of Commons will hold a vote on 11 December on the Brexit deal agreed with the EU.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach meets with Orange Order reps to discuss needs of Protestant communities at the border Brexit

Taoiseach meets with Orange Order reps to discuss needs of Protestant communities at the border

The Taoiseach met with the grand secretary of the Orange Lodge Reverend Mervyn Gibson.

From The42 Northern Ireland coach makes case for Jimmy Dunne to switch allegiances Hearts Transplant

Northern Ireland coach makes case for Jimmy Dunne to switch allegiances

Austin MacPhee is also working with the Dundalk-born defender in his role as Hearts’ assistant manager.

From TheJournal.ie Murder investigation launched after young man's body found in alley Derry

Murder investigation launched after young man's body found in alley

The man had sustained significant injuries to his head and body, the PSNI said.

From TheJournal.ie Boris quotes Van Morrison as he criticises backstop deal at DUP conference Brexit

Boris quotes Van Morrison as he criticises backstop deal at DUP conference

Johnson said the UK is “on the verge of making a historic mistake” if it backs the draft Brexit agreement.

From TheJournal.ie 'Give us choice': Irish actors call on Theresa May to decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland Private Members' Bill

'Give us choice': Irish actors call on Theresa May to decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland

Aisling Bea and Sharon Horgan have signed the letter ahead of the reading of a bill that would decriminalise abortion across the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Cross-border shopping hits five-year high as ROI consumers spend €64.5m in North Kantar

Cross-border shopping hits five-year high as ROI consumers spend €64.5m in North

The strength of the Euro against Sterling over the past two years has also made cross-border shopping more appealing.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI investigate 'vicious and barbaric' paramilitary-style shooting in Derry last night PSNI

PSNI investigate 'vicious and barbaric' paramilitary-style shooting in Derry last night

The man received gunshot wounds to his arms, legs and one of his hands.

From TheJournal.ie Families of bombing victims say they have 'damning proof' police lied about it being 'an IRA own-goal' McGurk's Bar

Families of bombing victims say they have 'damning proof' police lied about it being 'an IRA own-goal'

Fifteen people were killed in the UVF attack on McGurk’s Bar in Belfast in 1971.

From The42 'The fans feel a little bit disappointed at the moment with us... It's their choice not to come' Boring

'The fans feel a little bit disappointed at the moment with us... It's their choice not to come'

Callum Robinson acknowledges Ireland gave the supporters little to cheer about on Thursday night.

From The42 'I didn't think when I left Derry six months ago that I'd be here right now' New Boy

'I didn't think when I left Derry six months ago that I'd be here right now'

A delighted Ronan Curtis made his senior Ireland debut in the scoreless draw with Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney hits out at 'idiots' who booed God Save the Queen at Northern Ireland match From The Stands This post contains videos

Simon Coveney hits out at 'idiots' who booed God Save the Queen at Northern Ireland match

The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland played at the Aviva Stadium last night.

From The42 It's time to man up and take responsibility, says Ireland captain Seamus Coleman Captain's Log

It's time to man up and take responsibility, says Ireland captain Seamus Coleman

‘We weren’t good enough tonight and there’s no other way of looking at it,’ said the frustrated full-back.

From The42 Brilliant Randolph ensures Ireland avoid Dublin defeat to the North Report

Brilliant Randolph ensures Ireland avoid Dublin defeat to the North

The goalkeeper produced a couple of outstanding saves in a goalless draw at the Aviva Stadium.

From The42 As it happened: Ireland vs Northern Ireland, International friendly Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland vs Northern Ireland, International friendly

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland welcomed Michael O’Neill’s men to the Aviva Stadium.