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#Peace Process

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: In Colombia indigenous protests follow communities being displaced and leaders murdered Opinion

Opinion: In Colombia indigenous protests follow communities being displaced and leaders murdered

Thousands of indigenous people have attended a minga -a collective action for the common good – in defence of life, writes Kieran Duffy.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: My generation has only known peace on this island, but I’m afraid that’s about to change Opinion

Opinion: My generation has only known peace on this island, but I’m afraid that’s about to change

Brexit and the possibility of a resurrected border loom over us like a hammer ready to crush our fragile peace – and we aren’t prepared for the consequences., writes Emily Duffy.

From TheJournal.ie Former Real IRA commander: Even cameras on masts would be seen as 'spy posts' in border regions Hard Brexit

Former Real IRA commander: Even cameras on masts would be seen as 'spy posts' in border regions

John Connolly, the group’s leader in prison in the 2000s, says things would change dramatically in the event of a hard border.

From TheJournal.ie Tony Blair says no-deal Brexit could be 'devastating' for peace process Very Hard Border This post contains videos

Tony Blair says no-deal Brexit could be 'devastating' for peace process

He accused some politicians of “playing fast and loose” with the peace process in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie David Trimble is planning to take Theresa May's government to court over the backstop Guess Who's Backstop

David Trimble is planning to take Theresa May's government to court over the backstop

The former NI First Minister claims the border backstop undermines the Belfast Agreement.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar to meet Apprentice Boys on trip to Derry Peace Process

Varadkar to meet Apprentice Boys on trip to Derry

Discussing the peace process and Brexit are on the Taoiseach’s agenda.

From TheJournal.ie 'Full of honesty, candour and wisdom': Tributes  after death of Queen's University chancellor Tom Moran Belfast

'Full of honesty, candour and wisdom': Tributes after death of Queen's University chancellor Tom Moran

Moranm has been praised for his contribution to the Peace Process.

From TheJournal.ie Warnings from former taoisigh on Brexit border: 'The communities would come together to tear it down' Beyond Brexit

Warnings from former taoisigh on Brexit border: 'The communities would come together to tear it down'

Brian Cowen, Bertie Ahern and John Bruton shared a stage in Dublin this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Clinton on sleepless nights in 1998, Bertie trying to keep him up till dawn and Northern Ireland's similarities with Black Panther 20 Years

Bill Clinton on sleepless nights in 1998, Bertie trying to keep him up till dawn and Northern Ireland's similarities with Black Panther

Bill Clinton shared his memories of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, 20 years ago today.

From TheJournal.ie 'You had the unionist guy saying to the Tory - 'you're not understanding what Sinn Féin is saying'' In A Room

'You had the unionist guy saying to the Tory - 'you're not understanding what Sinn Féin is saying''

Years before the Good Friday Agreement, politicians came together at Glencree for unofficial, trust-building talks.

From TheJournal.ie 'There is important work to be done': Clinton says politicians should commit to spirit of Good Friday Agreement 20 Years On

'There is important work to be done': Clinton says politicians should commit to spirit of Good Friday Agreement

A special event to mark the 20th anniversary of the deal has been held in Washington DC.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland first': Donald Tusk says every EU leader 'wants to protect peace process and avoid hard border' Brexit This post contains videos

'Ireland first': Donald Tusk says every EU leader 'wants to protect peace process and avoid hard border'

The President of the European Council said disrupting the peace process in Northern Ireland “must be avoided at all costs”.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why UK Brexiteers have been told to 'sod off' away from the Good Friday Agreement Loose Lips

Explainer: Why UK Brexiteers have been told to 'sod off' away from the Good Friday Agreement

It’s all about how it affects the UK’s Brexit negotiating position in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie White House visit: Simon Coveney to brief Trump administration on Northern Ireland US/IRISH RELATIONS

White House visit: Simon Coveney to brief Trump administration on Northern Ireland

The Tánaiste is to travel to New York and Washington DC following this morning’s Cabinet meeting.

From TheJournal.ie 'As long as there is work to do we'll continue it': The lead detective searching for the remains of The Disappeared Unique Role

'As long as there is work to do we'll continue it': The lead detective searching for the remains of The Disappeared

Geoff Knupfer has a unique role. He can’t make arrests, but concentrates solely on finding bodies.

From TheJournal.ie 'Behind the masks': New digital archive documents Northern Ireland's history Divided Society

'Behind the masks': New digital archive documents Northern Ireland's history

A library in Belfast has collected tens of thousands of items related to the Troubles and subsequent peace process.

From TheJournal.ie Peace process 'under stress' by a Tory-DUP government - but May isn't worried Major Problem

Peace process 'under stress' by a Tory-DUP government - but May isn't worried

Prime Minister Theresa May’s response: her government still supports the peace process.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you worried about how the Tory-DUP deal could affect the peace process? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about how the Tory-DUP deal could affect the peace process?

DUP supporters are reportedly urging the party to ask Theresa May to allow loyalist marches go through Catholic areas.

From The42 'Irish people were not as comfortable with the English as they are today' Inspiration This post contains videos

'Irish people were not as comfortable with the English as they are today'

Journalist and author Colin Young chats to The42 about Jack Charlton’s place in Irish football’s history.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid on the death of 'secret peacemaker' Brendan Duddy The Troubles

Tributes paid on the death of 'secret peacemaker' Brendan Duddy

The Derry businessman had been an important link between IRA forces and the British government for over 20 years.

From TheJournal.ie Can Donald Trump save the Middle East peace process? Olive Branch

Can Donald Trump save the Middle East peace process?

“All the parties like him right now. The Palestinians like him, the Israelis like him.”

From TheJournal.ie 'An IRA leader turned peacemaker': How Martin McGuinness is being remembered internationally A Remarkable Life

'An IRA leader turned peacemaker': How Martin McGuinness is being remembered internationally

‘The cuddly grandfather figure that he presented in later life was real – but so too was the guerrilla hard man of the 1970s.’

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin welcomes involvement of former IRA prisoners in election campaign Peace Process

Sinn Féin welcomes involvement of former IRA prisoners in election campaign

Gerry Adams and director of elections Matt Carthy have faced questions about the involvement of former political prisoners in the election campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Clinton had private concerns over Gerry Adams' IRA links Peace Process

Bill Clinton had private concerns over Gerry Adams' IRA links

“I don’t know what the real deal is between him and the IRA.”

From TheJournal.ie Britain's new Shadow Chancellor has apologised for saying IRA members should be "honoured" Peace Process

Britain's new Shadow Chancellor has apologised for saying IRA members should be "honoured"

John McDonnell has been appointed to his position in recent days by new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams: The IRA was never defeated Undefeated Army

Gerry Adams: The IRA was never defeated

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking on the 10th anniversary of the formal end to the IRA’s armed campaign.

From TheJournal.ie That handshake was a publicity coup for Sinn Fein – why were the opposition missing in action? Opinion

That handshake was a publicity coup for Sinn Fein – why were the opposition missing in action?

Why did the State foot the bill for Sinn Fein’s biggest publicity stroke as Gerry Adams shook the hand of Prince Charles, while the Taoiseach and opposition leaders were nowhere to be seen, asks Paul Allen.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams and Prince Charles just shared a historic handshake Tea Process

Gerry Adams and Prince Charles just shared a historic handshake

The meeting is regarded as being historically significant – as Earl Mountbatten, a great-uncle of Prince Charles, was killed in an IRA bomb in 1979.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I deeply hope that Dáil Éireann will vote to recognise Palestine Peace Process

Opinion: I deeply hope that Dáil Éireann will vote to recognise Palestine

Former Israeli ambassador Ilan Baruch writes that only through a two state solution will freedom, security and equality for both Israelis and Palestinians come to pass.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Clinton turned on the Belfast Christmas lights 19 years ago today Political Nostalgia

Bill Clinton turned on the Belfast Christmas lights 19 years ago today

“Peace has brought real change to your lives.”

From TheJournal.ie This guy is warning all sides in the North to refrain from 'dangerous mutual provocation' Peace

This guy is warning all sides in the North to refrain from 'dangerous mutual provocation'

He said the European Parliament is willing to act as an ‘honest broker’ to support the peace process.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the Irish Government be part of talks in Northern Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Irish Government be part of talks in Northern Ireland?

The DUP aren’t taking part, so should the Irish State?

From TheJournal.ie 30 years ago tonight, the IRA tried to murder Margaret Thatcher Room 629

30 years ago tonight, the IRA tried to murder Margaret Thatcher

The Brighton bombing was “the most audacious attack on a British government” in nearly 400 years.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams wants Dublin and London to counter "anti-agreement axis within unionism" Dropping Slow

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

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

From TheJournal.ie On this day 20 years ago, the IRA announced its ceasefire The Troubles

On this day 20 years ago, the IRA announced its ceasefire

And everything changed.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Neither nation can survive without freedom and independence for the Palestinians Peace Building

Opinion: Neither nation can survive without freedom and independence for the Palestinians

Israeli peace activist Nurit Peled-Elhanan calls on the international community to help end settlement expansion and bring peace to the region.

From TheJournal.ie Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process Peace

Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process

Party leaders in Northern Ireland have agreed to intensive talks next week but Sinn Féin said the Irish government needs to be positively engaged for it to work.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: As a former Israeli soldier, I had to speak out about the injustices I participated in Middle East This post contains images

Opinion: As a former Israeli soldier, I had to speak out about the injustices I participated in

After serving as an IDF combat soldier and commander, Yehuda Sahul questioned the morality of the military action in the West Bank.

From TheJournal.ie Unseen photos show the devastation caused by the IRA's 1996 Manchester bomb Bombing Campaign This post contains videos This post contains images

Unseen photos show the devastation caused by the IRA's 1996 Manchester bomb

The bomb was the second largest to ever have exploded in Britain.

From TheJournal.ie McGuinness on The Disappeared: 'One of the worse things to happen' during an already bitter conflict Peace Process

McGuinness on The Disappeared: 'One of the worse things to happen' during an already bitter conflict

McGuinness gave a wide-ranging interview today on current and past issues.

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