[Irish Republican News]

May 17, 2022

[Irish Republican News]



Flash: Britain moves to renege on Brexit Protocol

brexitrenege.jpg The British government has initiated the process of formally reneging on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement with the introduction of unilateral legislation to “disapply” parts of the protocol on trade in the north of Ireland.

Published May 17, 2022



DUP to block formation of Executive after losing election

donaldsonae22.jpg As a Sinn Féin First Minister was historically elected to head the new power-sharing Stormont Executive tonight, DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson has confirmed he will veto its formation.

Published May 7, 2022



McDonald calls for Irish unity vote within five years

telegraphae22.jpg With counting continuing, Sinn Féin and the Alliance Party remain the big winners from the Stormont Assembly election, with Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill now certain to become First Minister-elect.

Published May 7, 2022



Flash: Nationalists outvote unionists in North for first time

mcdonaldoneillae22.jpg First election results across the north of Ireland show that nationalist candidates have outvoted unionists in the Six Counties for the first time, triggering a key requirement for a referendum on Irish reunification.

Published May 6, 2022



Tallies show Sinn Féin on course for historic victory

oneillae22.jpg Sinn Féin could be on its way to becoming the largest party in the Stormont Assembly. If tallies from count centres are borne out in final results from Thursday’s election, Michelle O’Neill is set to become First Minister-elect and the first nationalist to lead a Six County administration under British rule.

Published May 6, 2022