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Donegal may lose mobile coverage during G8 summit
Mobile phone providers in Donegal and other border counties could be asked to cut signals during the G8 summit amid fears terrorists may use them to detonate bombs.
Fri May 17, 2013
Work under way on G8 security fence
Work to erect a massive security fence to protect eight of the world's most powerful leaders during the G8 summit in Fermanagh was started today.
The Irish World Newspaper
Warwickshire hurlers on verge of historic Croke Park final
Warwickshire's hurlers are on the brink of appearing in their first-ever Lory Meagher Cup final after a thrilling draw with Fermanagh at Brewster Park, Enniskillen last Saturday afternoon.
Thu May 16, 2013
A 20m pledged for Balmoral Show roads
About A 20m has been pledged to construct two major roads linking the new site of Balmoral Show to the motorway network, it has been claimed.
Police outline G8 security measures
Police have revealed some details of the security operation to be put in place for the G8 economic summit to be held in County Fermanagh next month.
Wed May 15, 2013
School in G8 exam contingency plans
Schools are being urged to make contingency plans for pupils sitting GCSE or A level exams during the G8 summit.
New law will allow Government to shut down phone networks
Legislation is to be introduced to allow the Justice Minister order mobile phone companies to shut down networks to prevent terrorist attacks.
Tue May 14, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Warning on Irish troubles
Support for Northern Ireland's paramilitaries will persist until politicians tackle endemic poverty and youth unemployment, the country's most senior policeman has warned, ahead of a huge security operation to protect next month's meeting of G8 world leaders.
Africa: Obama, UK Cameron Discuss G8 Summit, Regional Issues
The United States and Britain reaffirmed a commitment to global development in helping to eradicate an array of economic, health and food problems, President Obama says.
Peter Darragh Quinn ordered to pay a 145m damages
Peter Darragh Quinn, a nephew of bankrupt businessman Sen Quinn, has been ordered to pay 145m damages to Irish Bank Resolution Corporation over his "pivotal" role in stripping assets from the Quinn family's international property group.
Bundoran meeting with NI officials on G8 disruption
A Bundoran Town Councillor and council officials will meet with their counterparts in Northern Ireland to discuss ways of minimising disruption caused by security surrounding the G8 summit in Enniskillen next month.
Mon May 13, 2013
Push for water cannons for London riots
Talks over the potential use of water cannon for the first time on London's streets are taking place with the metropolitan police, the Home Office confirmed on Monday.
Protest rally planned ahead of G8 summit
A major public march and rally is to be held in Belfast the weekend before the G8 meeting of world leaders.
Sun May 12, 2013
Businesses expect G8 cash benefits
The G8 summit in Northern Ireland is expected to bring in about A 40m of benefits, according to a survey.
Sat May 11, 2013
Actress does Beckett at record speed
Actress Lisa Dwan explains how she performs one of theatre's most challenging roles, as Mouth in Samuel Beckett's short play, Not I. In a pitch-black space, a disembodied female mouth floats 8ft above the stage lit by a single beam of light and speaks, as Beckett directed, "at the speed of thought". When the piece was first performed, by Jessica ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
EU coming round to pro-stimulus measures instead of cuts
EU senior ministers attending a G7 summit northwest of London are having to wriggle back into a pro-growth posture after months spent on fractious -- and expensive -- campaign for cutbacks, economic retrenchment and overall austerity.
Irish Republican News
PSNI to pay for harassment
The harassment of republicans through 'Section 21' stop and search operations has been found to be illegal by the Court of Appeal in Belfast.
This is Guernsey
Obama to visit Northern Ireland
The president is expected to meet political and community leaders during a whistle-stop tour of the city next month.
Eight held in immigration crackdown
Eight people have been arrested during an immigration crackdown in Belfast and Co Fermanagh.
Official Wire News
Northern Ireland reserves jail space for G-8 riots
Northern Ireland security chiefs say arrested troublemakers at the G-8 summit next month may be housed in a prison wing and in an abandoned British Army base.