2 hrs ago
Sinn Fein - The Fools, The Fools, ... Fooling The People?
'You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.' The John Boyle O'Reilly summer school in Drogheda Co Louth 2012 was a chance meeting place between political adversaries Eoghan Hams and former Sinn Fein publicity director Danny Morrison.
2 hrs ago
PSNI 'may have to foot A 50m G8 bill'
The Police Service of Northern Ireland may have to fork out at least A 50m to cover the costs of policing and security at the G8 summit in Fermanagh, it has been claimed.
Thu May 23, 2013
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The threshold of polarisation
As the last Governor General of British India, acting in concert with Jawaharlal Nehru and Mohammed Ali Jinnah, Lord Mountbatten helped partition the Subcontinent.
Exploit Building a United Community to call the Executive to account, not to let them off the hook
" As our first move in implementing our new strategy " Together: building a United Community " we are delivering a political bombshell.
Nenagh councillors not giving up just yet on saving town council
The stance by the Association of Municipal Authorities of Ireland regarding the abolition of town councils has been defended by its representative on Nenagh Town Council.
Why any near term coalition between FF and SF is unlikely
Indeed the very most that might occur would be a sort of reverse 'Tallaght strategy'. And as demonstrated by FF in recent times they're not above getting the digs into FG and the government even now in our supposed time of crisis.
Bookshelves of doom
Classroom use of Siobhan Dowd's Bog Child challenged in Northern Ireland.
The Ulster Unionist Party leader Mike Nesbitt complained at Stormont that the teaching guide for Bog Child was evidence of bias and the worst kind of "politicisation of the classroom" under Sinn Fein's direction.
Wed May 22, 2013
Film star Vince explores the Art of Conflict
After a trip to Belfast a few years ago, movie star Vince Vaughn was captivated by the city's murals.
Man in court over Hyde Park bombing
A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of four soldiers in the 1982 IRA bombing in Hyde Park, London.
Irishman charged with 1982 IRA Hyde Park bombing
British prosecutors have charged a 61-year-old Irishman with the 1982 IRA attack on the queen's cavalry in Hyde Park, a nail-bombing at a top London tourist attraction that left four soldiers and seven horses dead.
Sinn Fein Newsroom
Dail committee to hold hearings on multinational tax rates following Pearse Doherty's intervention
Sinn Fein finance spokesperson, Pearse Doherty TD, announced today that the Oireachtas Finance Committee will hold hearings to discuss the issue of the low rates of effective corporation tax paid by multinational companies based in Ireland.
Exactly 15 years ago - May 22 1998 - voters went to the polls to vote yes or no for the Good Friday Agreement.
Tue May 21, 2013
SDLP 'giving two fingers to victims'
Ann Travers was speaking after the SDLP said it would try to block a bill that would prevent former prisoners guilty of serious offences holding posts as Stormont special advisers .
Mon May 20, 2013
Gove proposes split in exams system
The secretary of state for education has said its time for England, Wales and Northern Ireland to go their separate ways on GCSEs and A-levels. Michael Gove has written to both the NI and Welsh education ministers saying he believes the differences are becoming so great, there must be a split.
Londonderry peace event criticised
John Hume and Mark Durkan from the SDLP, Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness and the Sinn Fein Mayor of Derry Kevin Campbell attended.
A"glaigh na hA
Oglaigh na hEireann yesterday claimed responsibility through the media for a gun and bomb attack on British Police operating in the Twinbrook area of West Belfast.
Community Relations Week offers hope
More than 180 events aimed at improving relations between different communities are to take place across Northern Ireland over the course of this week.
Row over infamous Maze prison
A 'peace centre' will be built on the site of the prison where 10 IRA prisoners died during a hunger strike.
Sun May 19, 2013
Support for suicide abortion down: Poll
A SLIM majority finds abortion acceptable in cases of a threat of suicide - down five points in three months, according to the latest Sunday Independent/ Millward Brown opinion poll.
Sat May 18, 2013
Gerry Adams (and Sammy Wilson) putting on a Poor Mouth over A 4...
"At a public meeting discussing disruption as a result of the G8, an official from the British Foreign & Commonwealth claimed that the summit would bring in up to A 700 million into the local economy.