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Northern Ireland's Ghosts, Living in Plain... - PassBlue

Northern Ireland's Ghosts, Living in Plain...  PassBlue

When driving through the tight, winding rural roads of Northern Ireland (or is it the north of Ireland?), you pass through quaint, sleepy little towns. Most barely ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 5:27 pm


English police could patrol Northern Ireland border after no-deal - The Times

English police could patrol Northern Ireland border after no-deal  The Times

Ministers have drawn up detailed plans to deploy police officers from English forces to Northern Ireland in the event of a no-deal.In high-risk or emergency ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 5:00 pm


'Derry Girls' Is A Hit In Northern Ireland - NPR

'Derry Girls' Is A Hit In Northern Ireland  NPR

Derry Girls on Netflix is about teenagers in the '90s during The Troubles in Northern Ireland. It's a comedy. Locals in Londonderry love it and they tell us why.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 12:30 pm


Alex Kane: Malachi O’Doherty’s new book is remarkable insight into Northern Ireland - Belfast Newsletter

Alex Kane: Malachi O’Doherty’s new book is remarkable insight into Northern Ireland  Belfast Newsletter

The cover of this book – with the black and white photograph of a civil rights march, below the title, The Troubles And The Struggle For Change In Northern ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 7:15 am


NI weekly paper review: Fishermen pull mother and child to safety - BBC News

NI weekly paper review: Fishermen pull mother and child to safety  BBC News

A Strabane mother had a lucky escape after being rescued from the River Mourne by a pair of passing fishermen. This week Noelle Kelly tells the Strabane ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 6:24 am


GCSE maths: Pupils needed 397 marks out of 400 for A* grade - BBC News

GCSE maths: Pupils needed 397 marks out of 400 for A* grade  BBC News

GCSE maths candidates in Northern Ireland needed very high marks to get a top grade this year. In the maths qualification set by the CCEA - the NI exams board ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 5:47 am


Instagram locations in Northern Ireland that are getting everyone snapping - Belfast Live

Instagram locations in Northern Ireland that are getting everyone snapping  Belfast Live

The hashtag for Belfast has been used almost three million times.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:45 pm


Dr Michael Watt patient recall: MLAs invited for briefing on recall - BBC News

Dr Michael Watt patient recall: MLAs invited for briefing on recall  BBC News

Politicians are invited to a briefing on the investigation into the Dr Michael Watt patient recall.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 6:34 pm


HIA compensation: Abuse victims 'can do business' with NI secretary - BBC News

HIA compensation: Abuse victims 'can do business' with NI secretary  BBC News

Victims of historical institutional abuse have said they believe they "can do business" with the new Northern Ireland secretary of state. They were speaking after ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 4:22 pm


Democracy has been different for Ireland - Islington Tribune newspaper website

Democracy has been different for Ireland  Islington Tribune newspaper website

... • MOST people are not aware that Northern Ireland, when partition took place in 1921, was cut off from the mainstream British parties of Labour, Conservative ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:25 pm


NI Housing Executive under pressure to retrieve over payments - BBC News

NI Housing Executive under pressure to retrieve over payments  BBC News

The NI Housing Executive (NIHE) is under pressure to retrieve large amounts of taxpayers' money that it overpaid to two contractors between May 2016 and ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:07 pm


Northern Ireland round-up: Go-ahead for ambitious Maghera mills complex regeneration; Armagh East Link route settled - The Planner

Northern Ireland round-up: Go-ahead for ambitious Maghera mills complex regeneration; Armagh East Link route settled  The Planner

Go-ahead for ambitious Maghera mills complex regeneration. Northern Ireland's Department for Infrastructure has announced a notice of approval for an ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 10:41 am


Social enterprise cafés create jobs in Northern Ireland - Recruiter

Social enterprise cafés create jobs in Northern Ireland  Recruiter

A social enterprise in Northern Ireland is creating 20 jobs for people with disabilities and long-term health conditions at two new cafés.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 10:17 am


Northern Ireland is already spiralling out of control but no one is paying attention - The Independent

Northern Ireland is already spiralling out of control but no one is paying attention  The Independent

Anyone who has visited the Holocaust memorial in the centre of Berlin will have had the same experience. You are met with a vast stretch of concrete blocks, ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:19 am


Linfield 3-2 Qarabag: Northern Irish side managed by ex-Leeds striker David Healy on brink of Europa League - talkSPORT.com

Linfield 3-2 Qarabag: Northern Irish side managed by ex-Leeds striker David Healy on brink of Europa League  talkSPORT.com

Northern Irish club Linfield FC, managed by ex-Leeds striker David Healy, have a chance of making Europa League history after beating Qarabag in the first leg ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 8:17 am


Secret files: Declassified documents reveal rocky road to peace - BBC News

Secret files: Declassified documents reveal rocky road to peace  BBC News

Declassified government papers show there were serious tensions between the British and Irish governments over their responses to the paramilitary ceasefires ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 5:33 am


NI Hospice: 'Shame and injustice' of missed funding for sick - BBC News

NI Hospice: 'Shame and injustice' of missed funding for sick  BBC News

It is a "huge shame and injustice" that terminally ill people in NI will receive no benefit from a government cash boost to protect palliative care, the head of the NI ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 5:23 am


Caller appeals for help in finding daughter of Northern Ireland woman who died in his arms - The Irish News

Caller appeals for help in finding daughter of Northern Ireland woman who died in his arms  The Irish News

A caller to an RTE radio show has appealed for help in finding the daughter of a woman from Northern Ireland who died in his arms following a car accident ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:16 am


Northern Ireland churches need help with repairs 23 Aug 2019 - Church Times

Northern Ireland churches need help with repairs 23 Aug 2019  Church Times

A FUND to help congregations meet the costs of restoration and repair of vandalised churches, gravey...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 11:12 pm


Boris Johnson should call the DUP’s bluff and create a border in the Irish Sea - The Guardian

Boris Johnson should call the DUP’s bluff and create a border in the Irish Sea  The Guardian

Only a separate, soft-Brexit status for Northern Ireland can resolve the backstop conundrum, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 5:27 pm


Brexit: Northern Ireland farmers warn of no deal risks - BBC News

Brexit: Northern Ireland farmers warn of no deal risks  BBC News

At Dean Wright's farm in Northern Ireland, the young dairy cows are mooing as they wait to be fed but he worries that a no-deal Brexit may limit his herd's ability ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 4:57 pm


Five million fewer plastic bags handed out in Northern Ireland - The Irish News

Five million fewer plastic bags handed out in Northern Ireland  The Irish News

FIVE million fewer plastic bags were handed out in Northern Ireland in the last year, according to new figures. The data was released as a survey found ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 4:15 pm


Migration to Northern Ireland hits 10-year peak - BBC News

Migration to Northern Ireland hits 10-year peak  BBC News

Ireland, Poland and Romania were the major countries of origin for international immigrants.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 11:13 am


Northern Ireland’s Troubles began 50 years ago. Here’s why they were so violent. - Washington Post

Northern Ireland’s Troubles began 50 years ago. Here’s why they were so violent.  Washington Post

Fifty years ago this month, the British government sent troops to Northern Ireland to impose control as relations broke down between Protestants and Catholics.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 11:03 am


Former Northern Ireland players to support cystic fibrosis charity - Newtownabbey Times

Former Northern Ireland players to support cystic fibrosis charity  Newtownabbey Times

An Irish Football Association charity team will dust off their boots for a worthy cause in Ballyclare this weekend.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 9:20 am


Northern Ireland police chief warns hard border could revive extremists - The Guardian

Northern Ireland police chief warns hard border could revive extremists  The Guardian

The chief constable of the Police *Service* of Northern Ireland has warned that the return of a hard border in the event of a no-deal Brexit could revive paramilitary ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 8:57 am


Rise in A*-C GCSE grades in Northern Ireland - BBC News

Rise in A*-C GCSE grades in Northern Ireland  BBC News

There has been a rise in the number of GCSE entries awarded A*-C grades in Northern Ireland. The proportion of entries marked as A*-C has risen by 1.1% to ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 8:38 am


Search in Germany continues for missing Northern Ireland mum Danielle Anderson - Belfast Newsletter

Search in Germany continues for missing Northern Ireland mum Danielle Anderson  Belfast Newsletter

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office are aiding the family of Northern Ireland woman Danielle Anderson who has been missing in Germany since Sunday ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:56 pm


Brexit Will Be A Gift To Dissident Republicans In Northern Ireland - HuffPost UK

Brexit Will Be A Gift To Dissident Republicans In Northern Ireland  HuffPost UK

Economic and political disenfranchisement are key drivers in the current swell of political violence in Northern Ireland, writes Séamas O'Reilly.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:17 pm


Northern Ireland women's squad named for Euro 2021 qualifiers - BBC Sport

Northern Ireland women's squad named for Euro 2021 qualifiers  BBC Sport

Five uncapped players are picked as new manager Kenny Shiels reveals Northern Ireland's squad for Euro 2021 qualifiers against Norway and Wales.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:51 am


Northern Ireland churches attacked almost 450 times in three years - BBC News

Northern Ireland churches attacked almost 450 times in three years  BBC News

Places of worship in Northern Ireland have been attacked more than 400 times in the past three years, figures show. Christian Action Research and Education ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 5:37 am


Brexit: DUP's Donaldson on Northern Ireland backstop - BBC News

Brexit: DUP's Donaldson on Northern Ireland backstop  BBC News

A DUP MP says his party wants a deal with the EU, but will not sign up to the “economic dismemberment of the UK”.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 12:34 pm


Northern Ireland: Villagers ‘appalled’ as man shot dead in County Down - Evening Standard

Northern Ireland: Villagers ‘appalled’ as man shot dead in County Down  Evening Standard

A community has been left “in shock” after a man was shot dead in County Down, Northern Ireland. The shooting took place at a petrol station on Main Street in ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 12:01 am


Northern Ireland: Man shot dead in County Down - The Independent

Northern Ireland: Man shot dead in County Down  The Independent

A man has been shot dead near a petrol station forecourt in County Down, Northern Ireland, according to reports. The shooting took place on Main Street in the ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 10:15 pm


Oliver Norwood: Sheffield United player ends Northern Ireland career - BBC Sport

Oliver Norwood: Sheffield United player ends Northern Ireland career  BBC Sport

Oliver Norwood quits international football but Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill says the Sheffield United midfielder is making a 'huge mistake'.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 11:55 am


Wattle Bridge bomb explodes near Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland - Metro.co.uk

Wattle Bridge bomb explodes near Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland  Metro.co.uk

Security forces were lucky to escape unharmed when a bomb went off in an apparent booby trap in Wattle Bridge, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 11:24 am


Poll finds majority of Northern Irish voters back a backstop to stay close to the EU - The New European

Poll finds majority of Northern Irish voters back a backstop to stay close to the EU  The New European

A poll has found that three out of five voters in Northern Ireland would prefer a border down the Irish sea with the European Union over a hard Brexit.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 9:23 am


'Transformative decisions on Northern Ireland have not been taken', laments Peter Osborne - Slugger O'Toole

'Transformative decisions on Northern Ireland have not been taken', laments Peter Osborne  Slugger O'Toole

Northern Ireland is more than 20 years into a 50 year peace process, which is being held back because government here has failed to take the radical ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 6:01 am


A bridge across the Irish Sea is a ridiculous idea, but the ferries between Northern Ireland and Scotland are the most expensive in the UK - Slugger O'Toole

A bridge across the Irish Sea is a ridiculous idea, but the ferries between Northern Ireland and Scotland are the most expensive in the UK  Slugger O'Toole

When Prime Minister, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil *Service*, Minster for the Union and Novelty Infrastructure Tsar Boris Johnson visited Belfast ...

Published on 18 August 2019 | 10:20 pm


Q&A: Same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland - BBC News

Q&A: Same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland  BBC News

Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage could be lifted within months, depending on the outcome of the talks to save devolution at Stormont. Same-sex ...

Published on 18 August 2019 | 5:23 am


Northern Ireland voters back Brexit backstop | News - The Times

Northern Ireland voters back Brexit backstop | News  The Times

Almost three out of five voters in Northern Ireland favour a “border in the Irish Sea” compromise on Brexit to avoid up to 40000 job losses and an economic shock ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 11:01 pm


World Invitational: Stephanie Meadow on course for win in Northern Ireland - BBC Sport

World Invitational: Stephanie Meadow on course for win in Northern Ireland  BBC Sport

Home player Stephanie Meadow will take a four-shot lead into Sunday's final round in the women's event at the World Invitational in Northern Ireland. Meadow ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 10:15 pm


Backstop betrayal: Loyalists fear Northern Ireland to be 'collateral damage' in Brexit bid - Express

Backstop betrayal: Loyalists fear Northern Ireland to be 'collateral damage' in Brexit bid  Express

NORTHERN IRELAND loyalists are not homogeneous in their response to Brexit, border polls and the backstop, but there is a common anxiety that the coming ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 9:01 am


Fifty years on, Northern Ireland is unsettled once more - The Irish Times

Fifty years on, Northern Ireland is unsettled once more  The Irish Times

There are troubling parallels between conditions 50 years ago and the situation now.

Published on 17 August 2019 | 12:00 am


World Invitational: Meadow shares women's lead in Northern Ireland - BBC Sport

World Invitational: Meadow shares women's lead in Northern Ireland  BBC Sport

Home hope Stephanie Meadow shares the lead in the women's event after day two at the World Invitational in Northern Ireland with Leona Maguire one behind.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 7:00 am


A-level top grades rise in Northern Ireland - BBC News

A-level top grades rise in Northern Ireland  BBC News

There has been a rise in the proportion of top A-level grades awarded to pupils in Northern Ireland. About 28,000 students received their A-level and AS-level ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 8:58 am


How the 'neithers' could decide Northern Ireland's political fate - The Guardian

How the 'neithers' could decide Northern Ireland's political fate  The Guardian

Fifty years after the tribalism of the Troubles, the 'non-aligned' are likely to determine the outcome of any referendum on unification with the Republic of Ireland.

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


No chance of US-UK deal if Northern Ireland peace at risk – Pelosi - The Guardian

No chance of US-UK deal if Northern Ireland peace at risk – Pelosi  The Guardian

There is no chance of Congress approving a US-UK trade agreement if Brexit undermines the Good Friday peace agreement in Northern Ireland, the speaker of ...

Published on 14 August 2019 | 1:00 pm


Northern Ireland New Dwelling Statistics Q2 2019 - GOV.UK - GOV.UK

Northern Ireland New Dwelling Statistics Q2 2019 - GOV.UK  GOV.UK

Statistics on the number of new dwellings started and completed in Northern Ireland during April - June 2019.

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Northern Ireland schools funding rise hit by pension costs - BBC News

Northern Ireland schools funding rise hit by pension costs  BBC News

A funding rise for schools in Northern Ireland will be almost entirely spent on increased teacher pension costs. The Department of Education has increased the ...

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Northern Ireland house prices rise by 3.5% in a year - BBC News

Northern Ireland house prices rise by 3.5% in a year  BBC News

The average house price in Northern Ireland between April and June was £136767.

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Northern Ireland House Price Index Q2 2019 - GOV.UK

Northern Ireland House Price Index Q2 2019  GOV.UK

Statistics on house prices in Northern Ireland Apr - Jun 2019. The NI House Price Index is the NI component of the UK House Price Index.

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


The Troubles: Does South Africa hold lessons for Northern Ireland? - BBC News

The Troubles: Does South Africa hold lessons for Northern Ireland?  BBC News

The BBC's Johannesburg correspondent asks if NI can learn lessons about handling of the past.

Published on 13 August 2019 | 7:00 am


The Troubles: What led to Northern Ireland's conflict? - BBC News

The Troubles: What led to Northern Ireland's conflict?  BBC News

The origins of the Troubles date back to earlier than 1969, as BBC News NI's Jordan Kenny explains.

Published on 13 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Northern Ireland unemployment rate shows slight rise - BBC News

Northern Ireland unemployment rate shows slight rise  BBC News

The number of unemployed people in Northern Ireland rose slightly between April and June, according to official figures. Northern Ireland Statistics and ...

Published on 13 August 2019 | 7:00 am


What set Northern Ireland's Troubles alight? - BBC News

What set Northern Ireland's Troubles alight?  BBC News

Fifty years on from the Battle of the Bogside, BBC News NI looks back at events that led to the Troubles.

Published on 12 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Northern Irish doctors’ group to fight abortion pill prosecutions - The Guardian

Northern Irish doctors’ group to fight abortion pill prosecutions  The Guardian

A new pro-choice doctors' organisation has been established in Northern Ireland to defend physician-patient confidentiality over the use of banned abortion pills ...

Published on 11 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Recent no-deal threats show dangerous disregard for Northern Ireland and its fragile peace - Prospect

Recent no-deal threats show dangerous disregard for Northern Ireland and its fragile peace  Prospect

The backstop is intended to protect hard-won peace; no deal would jeopardise it.

Published on 10 August 2019 | 7:00 am


50% of people in Northern Ireland now describe themselves as neither unionist or nationalist… - Slugger O'Toole

50% of people in Northern Ireland now describe themselves as neither unionist or nationalist…  Slugger O'Toole

It seems 'Generation Neither' keeps growing. For years many commentators considered the middle ground a liberal myth. But the recent election success of ...

Published on 9 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Derry Girls episode most watched TV show in Northern Ireland in 2018 - BBC News

Derry Girls episode most watched TV show in Northern Ireland in 2018  BBC News

The second episode of Channel 4 comedy Derry Girls was the most watched TV programme in Northern Ireland last year, according to Ofcom figures.

Published on 7 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Paramilitary attacks: 81 victims across Northern Ireland in last year - BBC News

Paramilitary attacks: 81 victims across Northern Ireland in last year  BBC News

Seventeen victims were shot, while 64 were assaulted between July 2018 and June 2019.

Published on 5 August 2019 | 7:00 am


BBC Northern Ireland steps back from Belfast Pride after complaints - The Guardian

BBC Northern Ireland steps back from Belfast Pride after complaints  The Guardian

BBC Northern Ireland has distanced itself from Belfast's Pride event after some politicians in the region suggested that the broadcaster's involvement could ...

Published on 3 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Northern Ireland training too many teachers - BBC News

Northern Ireland training too many teachers  BBC News

Northern Ireland is training too many teachers for the jobs market, an official report suggests. There is forecast to be an oversupply of both teachers and ...

Published on 1 August 2019 | 7:00 am


No-deal Brexit: What is direct rule in Northern Ireland? - BBC News

No-deal Brexit: What is direct rule in Northern Ireland?  BBC News

A no-deal Brexit could mean politicians in London taking charge of Northern Ireland, it has been suggested. Northern Ireland hasn't been ruled directly from ...

Published on 31 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Queen pictures removed from Northern Ireland Office - BBC News

Queen pictures removed from Northern Ireland Office  BBC News

The Northern Ireland Office (NIO) has removed portraits of the Queen from its Belfast headquarters. Three weeks ago, Lord Maginnis told the House of Lords an ...

Published on 31 July 2019 | 7:00 am








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