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News Ireland » Down: Talks to restore Northern Ireland government break down

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/14/talks-to-restore-northern-ireland-government-break-down.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

LONDON – The leader of Northern Ireland's biggest political party says talks to restore the collapsed Belfast government have failed. Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster says negotiations with Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein to restore the ...

News Ireland » Down: Ireland AM presenter reportedly set to step down after 20 years

News channel or source: https://www.breakingnews.ie/showbiz/ireland-am-presenter-reportedly-set-to-step-down-after-20-years-828768.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

It’s only been a few months since presenter Sinead Desmond’s departure from Ireland Am and today it’s been reported that Mark Cagney will also say goodbye to the show in the coming months. The Cork native has been presenting the morning show for 20 ...

News Ireland » Down: Householder was 'literally inches' from being killed when his Co Down home was targeted in arson attack

News channel or source: http://www.irishnews.com/news/northernirelandnews/2018/02/19/news/householder-was-literally-inches-from-being-killed-when-his-co-down-home-was-targeted-in-arson-attack-1258080/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

A man with severe learning difficulties was " literally inches" from being killed when his Co Down home was targeted in an early morning arson attack, police said. The man, whom police describe as "vulnerable", was woken by the sound of the upstairs ...

News Ireland » Down: Ireland Supreme Court strikes down ban on asylum seekers working

News channel or source: http://jurist.org/paperchase/2018/02/ireland-supreme-court-strikes-down-ban-on-asylum-seekers-working.php
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

[JURIST] The Supreme Court of Ireland [official website] formally ruled in a unanimous decision on Friday that the complete employment ban [statute] on asylum seekers was unconstitutional. The plaintiff was a Rohingya asylum seeker. The decision follows a ...

News Ireland » Down: Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams steps down as party chief

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/after-34-years-a-change-at-the-top-for-ireland%e2%80%99s-sinn-fein/ar-BBIXKjW
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Adams’s retirement after 34 years as party leader is seen as an opportunity for Sinn Fein, until recently the political wing of the banned Provisional Irish Republic Army, to reposition itself closer to the political mainstream in southern Ireland.

News Ireland » Down: Bank of Ireland shuts down anti-Israel BDS accounts

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Bank-of-Ireland-shuts-down-anti-Israel-BDS-accounts-469346
Publication date: onday 03 October 2016

The Bank of Ireland, the country’s oldest financial institution, closed the accounts of the pro-Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions organization’s Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) in late September. The group’s accounts were terminated in ...

News Ireland » Down: All-Ireland final 1991: Down's knickerbocker glory

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-37375318
Publication date: hursday 15 September 2016

Image caption Down defeated Meath in the 1991 All-Ireland final in front of a packed Croke Park Before each All-Ireland final - football or hurling - the champions from 25 years before the fixture are given an on-field reception at Croke Park in Dublin.

News Ireland » Down: Ministers deny Ireland 'talking down' the North's economy to attract firms after Brexit

News channel or source: http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/ministers-deny-ireland-talking-down-the-norths-economy-to-attract-firms-after-brexit-428263.html
Publication date: Sunday 30 October 2016

Three Government ministers have denied Ireland is deliberately talking down the Northern Irish economy as part of an attempt to convince firms to move south due to Brexit. Arlene Foster, the North’s first minister, had insisted the situation was occurring.

News Ireland » Down: Ireland and UK on alert as Storm Ophelia nears

News channel or source: https://news.sky.com/story/alert-as-hurricane-ophelia-set-to-bring-80mph-gusts-to-uk-and-ireland-11082935
Publication date: Sunday 15 October 2017

Storm Ophelia is set to bring "potentially deadly" gusts of up to 80mph from the Atlantic to Ireland and parts of the UK. The Met Office has warned that remnants of Ophelia - which was previously classified as a hurricane - have "the potential for injuries ...

News Ireland » Down: Talks to restore Northern Ireland Gov't break down

News channel or source: http://m.jamaicaobserver.com/international/talks-to-restore-northern-ireland-gov-8217-t-break-down_125343?profile=1338&template=MobileArticle
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

LONDON, England (AP) — Talks to restore a Government to Northern Ireland ended in failure yesterday, just two days after the main Catholic and Protestant parties said they were close to resolving a 13-month political impasse. The two sides traded blame ...