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Jobstown accused found not guilty

jobstownverdict.jpg Socialist Paul Murphy TD and five other men have been found not guilty of falsely imprisoning former Tanaiste Joan Burton and her adviser during a 2014 water charges protest.

Published June 29, 2017

DUP concludes government deal with Tories

duptorydeal.jpg The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and the Conservative party have completed a deal which will see the DUP prop up a minority Tory government.

Published June 26, 2017

‘Brexit to them gently’

queensspeech.jpg English royals Elizabeth and Charles Windsor have delivered the legislative agenda of the presumptive minority government in London for the next two years which revolves around its uncertain plans to withdraw from the European Union.

Published June 24, 2017

Scepticism as state killer pleads guilty

garyhaggarty600.jpg Relatives of the victims of a notorious British state agent watched as Gary Haggarty answered guilty to a lengthy list of charges at Belfast Crown Court on Friday.

Published June 24, 2017

Stormont on hold while DUP closes in on Westminster power

dupdeal.jpg Talks between the Democratic Unionist Party and the British Conservatives have continued in London on a ‘confidence and supply’ agreement for the DUP to prop up a minority Tory government at Westminster.

Published June 24, 2017

Anti-DUP march takes place in London

dupprotestlondon.jpg A march is taking place in London today [Saturday] in opposition to the DUP and its policies.

Published June 24, 2017

‘No fuss’ claim as UVF flags go up

flagssharedspace.jpg There has been a public protest at the erection of loyalist paramilitary flags in South Belfast after the recently elected MP, Emma Little-Pengelly of the Democratic Unionists, claimed that she sees ‘no demand’ for their removal and that residents ‘do not want a fuss’.

Published June 24, 2017

Bizarre twist in bonfire storage scandal

pallets.jpg The involvement and support of Belfast City Council for loyalist paramilitary bonfires reached farcical levels this week after 3,000 wooden pallets being stored by the council as fuel for the pyres ended up being stolen by persons unknown.

Published June 24, 2017

Peace warnings as May plays the Orange card

newsfdowningst.jpg An attempt by British Prime Minister Theresa May to placate the North of Ireland parties over her plans to form a pact with hardline unionists saw Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams tell her that her government is “in clear breach of the Good Friday Agreement”.

Published June 17, 2017

Saoradh offices raided

saoradhraided.jpg A raid on the headquarters of the republican party Saoradh in Belfast has been described as an act of oppression amid the political upheaval of recent weeks.

Published June 17, 2017

Orangeman found guilty over ‘ISIS style’ assault

ardoyne2015phoebe.jpg An Orangeman accused of attacking nationalists in the manner of an Islamist terrorist attack has been found guilty of assault and causing grievous bodily harm.

Published June 17, 2017

Loyalists attack Irish bar in Liverpool

liverpoolabod.jpg In one of a number of incidents related to parade tensions, loyalists marchers belonging to the Apprentice Boys of Derry staged a mob attack on an Irish bar in Liverpool last Saturday evening.

Published June 17, 2017

Parole decision fuels new campaign against internment

taylorprotest0617.jpg The wife of interned republican activist Tony Taylor is hoping public protest and legal action will bring his freedom after a parole panel refused his release earlier this month.

Published June 17, 2017

Kenny finally makes way as Varadkar becomes Taoiseach

kennyvaradkarfitzgerald.jpg The long goodbye of the outgoing 26 County Taoiseach has ended after he handed in his resignation to President Michael D Higgins, and his successor, Leo Varadkar, received his seal of office.

Published June 17, 2017

Parallel talks taking place in Belfast and London

sfmpsplus.jpg There was a surreal air in Belfast on Monday as talks aimed at restoring power-sharing in the north of Ireland went ahead, even as the DUP were separately negotiating to enter a deal on government with the Tories in London.

Published June 12, 2017

The devil and the DUP

duptheresamay.jpg Sinn Fein has played down the impact of a deal between unionists and Conservatives as it emerged the Democratic Unionist Party will support a minority Tory government in London.

Published June 10, 2017

Talks in doubt as Tory/DUP alliance threatens peace deal

duptory.jpg Stormont negotiations scheduled to recommence on Monday are unlikely to go ahead as the Democratic Unionists have turned their focus to London following the Westminster general election.

Published June 10, 2017

Sinn Fein winning the electoral battle

mccalliononeill.jpg The political geography of the north of Ireland has been rewritten following the Westminster election as Sinn Fein and the Democratic Unionists entirely obliterated the smaller parties, with Sinn Fein emerging as the biggest winner with three extra seats.

Published June 10, 2017

Internee refused parole

tonytaylordemo.jpg A protest is being held in Derry on Sunday after interned republican activist Tony Taylor was again refused release from prison.

Published June 10, 2017

New Lodge Six ‘want truth to be known’

newlodgesixfamilies.jpg The families of six Catholic men all killed by the British army more than 44 years ago have asked the Six County attorney general for a new inquest.

Published June 10, 2017


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