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Belfast. PSNI fear UVF reaction over bonfire intervention

Amid a standoff over an illegal bonfire in east Belfast, the PSNI police have told Belfast City Council that they fear the unionist paramilitary UVF could open fire if they attempt to remove bonfire material

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Butcher’s dozen: The crimes of Bloody Sunday 47 years on

Shock and disbelief is the reaction to the decision of the Northern Ireland Prosecution Service to charge only one British Paratrooper in connection with the murder of 14 innocent civil rights marchers on Derry’s “Bloody Sunday,” January 30, 1972

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Bloody Sunday, Derry, 1972

“The firing by soldiers of 1 PARA on Bloody Sunday caused the deaths of 13 people and injury a similar number, none of whom was posing a threat of causing death or serious injury…”

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‘A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot’ – documentary film

Released in Irish cinemas on Friday 14 September – ‘A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot” – is a new documentary from journalist and filmmaker Sinéad O’Shea who takes a look at the divided city of Derry in the “still occupied” 6 counties of Northern Ireland 20 years after the “peace process”

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Troubles On the Way: Border Concerns Raised in Northern Ireland

With the deadline for negotiations on a british departure from the e.u. fast approaching, the reality of a “no deal” brexit is becoming increasingly likely

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Women of faith and the Northern Ireland peace process: breaking the silence

Mairead Maguire, Betty Williams and other members of the “Peace People’ are well-known, but the actions of other groups of Catholic and Protestant women are not

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DUBLIN – DAY OF PROTEST FOR AFRIN

Following the many worldwide protests against the Turkish invasion of the independent Kurdish region of Afrin in northern Syria, Ireland’s Kurdish community staged their protest in the heart of Dublin’s centre, O’Connell Street (Sráid Uí Chonaill), on Wednesday 28th March

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NORTHERN IRELAND: Conservatives Vote to protect Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)’s “dirty little (Brexit) secret”

Efforts to backdate the new transparency rules on political party donations in Northern Ireland failed on Thursday 7th March

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IRELAND: Why is Theresa May protecting the DUP’s dirty little (Brexit) secret?

Theresa May’s Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire is going to try to sneak a big favour to the DUP, the small party now propping up May’s government in parliament

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Northern Ireland’s economy has a lot more to lose from a hard Brexit than the Republic’s

As the Brexit end game approaches, the intractability of the problems around the Irish border are thrown into sharp relief

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