Border UDR feels IRA has “seized military initiative”

Posted By: January 02, 2017

Report of a visit to a UDR base in Co Fermanagh Éamon Phoenix.Irish News.Belfast. Monday, January 2, 2016The views of the unionist community and the Ulster Defence Regiment along the border in the last years of the Troubles are captured in a detailed report of a visit to a UDR base in Co Fermanagh by an NIO official on December 14, […]

“Overwhelming desire” for Arlene Foster resignation

Posted By: January 01, 2017

McGuinness calls on DUP leader to stand aside pending “cash for ash” scheme inquiryGerry Moriarty. Irish Times. Sunday, January 1, 2017Deputy First Minster Martin McGuinness has said there is an overwhelming desire in the Northern Ireland community for Arlene Foster to step aside. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA WireThe new year began in Northern Ireland with renewed calls for DUP leader Arlene Foster to stand aside as First Minister […]

Sir Robert Armstrong: “Nothing will ever be the same again in NI”

Posted By: January 01, 2017

State papers 1986: UK secretary said Anglo-Irish Agreement resulted in “fundamental change”John Bowman. Irish Times. Saturday, December 31, 2016.Dr. John Bowman is a broadcaster and historian. His most recent book is Ireland: the Autobiography, published by Penguin  British Cabinet secretary Sir Robert Armstrong in 1986.In any assessment of the historic importance of the Anglo-Irish Agreement, the Irish diplomats who […]

RHI scandal: Martin McGuinness has repeated his call to First Minister Arlene Foster to step aside

Posted By: January 01, 2017

Rebecca Black. Belfast Telegraph. Sunday, January 1, 2017Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinnessDeputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has repeated his call to his ministerial partner Arlene Foster to step aside as First Minister.In a New Year’s message issued this morning the Sinn Fein man said there is a need for “real leadership if confidence is to be restored in the […]

Martin McGuinness: Northern Ireland “facing growing political crisis” over “cash for ash” scandal

Posted By: January 01, 2017

Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster strongly denies claims she was responsible for a government scheme which saw £140m of public funds apparently misspent Siobhan Fenton. Independent. London. Sunday, January 1, 2017Martin McGuinness urged for a “rigorous process” to recoup as much of the £140m as possible. Martin McGuinness has called for Northern Ireland’s First Minister Arlene Foster to […]

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