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3 hrs ago | Newrydemocrat.com

Newry is 'bursting with pride' again thumbnail

This year's Pride in Newry Festival has been declared an incredible success, according to organisers.

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7 hrs ago | Newsday

Duncan Smith criticises SF stance

Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has called on Sinn Fein to back the coalition government's plans to reform the welfare system.

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11 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

Wales against NATO summit, report

IT'S TIME to "close down Nato and invest in peace, in jobs and in hope," Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn told marchers who rallied against the military alliance's summit in Newport at the weekend.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Bridportnews.co.uk

Flag row 'deteriorated relations'

Martin McGuinness said the dispute over the flying of a Union flag over Belfast City Hall had caused a deterioration in relations The deterioration in relations between nationalist and unionist politicians in Northern Ireland was sparked by a decision to limit the flying of the Union flag over Belfast City Hall, Deputy First Minister Martin ... (more)

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Related Topix: Irish Republican Army, World News, Europe, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland

Midulster Today

Flag row 'deteriorated relations' says Mid-Ulster MLA Martin McGuinness

The deterioration in relations between nationalist and unionist politicians in Northern Ireland was sparked by a decision to limit the flying of the Union flag over Belfast City Hall, Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has said.

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Related Topix: Irish Republican Army, World News, Queen Elizabeth, Europe, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland

Belfast Today

Flag row deteriorated relations, says Martin McGuinness

The deterioration in relations between nationalist and unionist politicians in Northern Ireland was sparked by a decision to limit the flying of the Union flag over Belfast City Hall, Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has said.

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Related Topix: Irish Republican Army, World News, Queen Elizabeth, Europe, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland

Bridportnews.co.uk

Flag row 'deteriorated relations'

Martin McGuinness said the dispute over the flying of a Union flag over Belfast City Hall had caused a deterioration in relations The deterioration in relations between nationalist and unionist politicians in Northern Ireland was sparked by a decision to limit the flying of the Union flag over Belfast City Hall, Deputy First Minister Martin ... (more)

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Related Topix: Irish Republican Army, World News, Europe, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland

Newsday

IRA ceasefire: 20 years on

A new BBC documentary is to explore the run-up to the IRA and loyalist ceasefires of 1994.

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Related Topix: Irish Republican Army

Sat Aug 30, 2014

BBC News

The priest who brokered peace

It is an iconic image, encapsulating the horror of the Troubles . Father Alec Reid kneels in a Belfast car park as he administers the last rites over the bloodied, near naked body of a British soldier.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, World News, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Irish Republican Army

Independent.ie

The peace process has turned into an endless conveyor belt of concessions

Agreement in the North was achieved on a nod and a wink, says Eilis O'Hanlon, but that way of business only works among people of honour Man needs things bigger than himself in which to believe.

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Related Topix: Irish Republican Army, Opinion

Independent.ie

Despite all appearances Labour's fate not yet decided

The similarities between the Prussian Chancellor Otto Von Bismarck and Ireland's new national Queen Mum, Joan Burton, might initially appear to be hard to see.

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Related Topix: Fine Gael (Ireland), Fianna Fail (Ireland), Opinion

Belfast Today

Conservatives claim Sinn Fein wants to keep its voters poor and on benefits

Sinn Fein has a "vested interest" in keeping thousands of people in Northern Ireland on benefits, the Conservatives have claimed.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK)

Irish Republican News

IRA ceasefire remembered, 20 years on

Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness has described the IRA ceasefire of 1994 as the most important peace-making decision in the past 100 years of Irish history.

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Related Topix: Irish Republican Army, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Belfast Today

Northern Ireland is a better place than in 1994, but peace is dropping too slow

It was a very public recognition by both the IRA and Sinn Fein that Ireland was never going to be united by violence: and it was also an equally public confirmation by the British and Irish governments that any settlement or agreement would require Sinn Fein's imprimatur.

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Related Topix: Irish Republican Army, Terrorism

Irish Republican News

DUP sees 'no role' for Hart

Former US Senator Gary Hart this week met with politicians in the North and representatives from the Dublin and London governments as part of a new US peace effort in Ireland.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Ireland Travel, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland

Irish Republican News

An urgent need for action

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the 1994 IRA cessation. The Ireland of the early 1990s was a very different place.

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Related Topix: Irish Republican Army

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Independent.ie

The killing has stopped but North's fragile peace remains

SEAN MacDermott was in bed asleep when they came for him. The gang had smashed the door, dragged him from bed and taped up his wrists and ankles.

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Newsday

Twenty years since the IRA ceasefire

Listening back to my breathless tones when I announced the 1994 IRA Ceasefire on BBC Radio 5 Live I can forgive one radio newspaper reviewer who accused me of getting over-excited.

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Tyrone Times

Mid-Ulster Council say no to 'fracking'

Sinn Fein councillor Phelim Gildernew stressed if it got the planning go-ahead in Fermanagh then exploration could spread to the Clogher Valley and Lough Neagh basins.

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Tipperary Today

SF councillors seek civic reception for Nenagh and St Michael's soccer teams

Sinn Fein in Tipperary has called on Tipperary County Council to host a joint civic reception for Nenagh AFC and St Michael's FC from Tipp town for their national cup successes this year.

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