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Lough Foyle: Anglo-Irish talks ongoing to address territorial dispute

Posted By: November 18, 2016

Lough Foyle stretches from County Londonderry in Northern Ireland to County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland BBC NI. Thursday,  November 17,  2016    Lough Foyle stretches from County Londonderry in Northern Ireland to County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland.The Irish government has said it has “never accepted the UK’s claim to the whole of Lough Foyle” after the dispute was raised […]

Brexit has provided a boost for dissident republicans opposed to the Northern Ireland peace process, MPs have been told.

Posted By: November 17, 2016

  Lesley-Anne McKeown. Irish News (Belfast). Thursday, November 17, 2016The UK’s vote to leave the European Union is being used as a rallying call by groups trying to get a grip on communities unhappy with the referendum result.Professor Peter Shirlow, director of the Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Liverpool, said dissidents had been handed a token to promote their […]

Deal has delivered little

Posted By: November 17, 2016

John Manley. Irish News (Belfast). Thursday, November 17, 2016The Fresh Start agreement has brought stability to StormontWE are arguably in the most stable period of government since devolution was restored and surely some credit for this must go to the Fresh Start agreement.But while it helped fix a number of Stormont’s largely self-imposed ‘housekeeping’ problems, the stuff that still causes deep division […]

Parties voice their anger at “non-start” agreement

Posted By: November 17, 2016

Mike Nesbitt described the Fresh Start agreement as a “non-start” Alex Attwood said the element of Fresh Start for dealing with paramilitarism was “lacking detail.”  John Manley. Irish News (Belfast). Thursday, November 17, 2016ALLIANCE has joined Stormont’s opposition parties in criticizing the lack of progress in implementing the Fresh Start agreement one year after its signing.The document – billed […]

UDA commander should “consider stepping aside from Charter NI role

Posted By: November 17, 2016

Allison Morris. Irish News (Belfast). Thursday, Thursday, November 17, 2016Martin McGuinness has said the chief executive of Charter NI, Dee Stitt, should consider his position.THE DUP remained silent last night over UDA commander Dee Stitt as Martin McGuinness said he should “consider stepping aside” from his role at Charter NI.The Irish News revealed yesterday that the north Down […]

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