Motorcycle escort for young rider killed during Meath race

d Dozens of motorcycles have accompanied the removal of the body of a Northern Irish motorcyclist, who died this weekend during a Co Meath race. Twenty-year-old Jack Oliver was taking part in an event at Crossakiel circuit, part of the Kells Road Races, when he was involved in a collision around 1.30pm on Sunday. He … Read more

UK mounts EU battle with changes in N.Ireland

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss called the proposed measures a ‘reasonable, practical solution’ to Northern Ireland’s problems The UK government on Monday introduced legislation to tear up post-Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland, despite the possibility that it could spark a trade war with the EU. London says it still prefers a negotiated outcome with the … Read more

Thousands gather to celebrate Northern Ireland’s centenary

C The protest of “no surrender” reverberated in Stormont on Saturday as more than 10,000 people gathered to celebrate Northern Ireland’s centenary. Though the political stalemate continues, at the centenary people were upbeat and in a relaxed mood as they fanned out across Stormont’s grounds to celebrate Northern Ireland’s past, present and future. They said … Read more

Secretary of State meets Stormont parties to press return to government

t The Secretary of Northern Ireland will later meet with the leaders of the main parties in Stormont to press for the return of the devolved government. The Stormont Executive has been unable to function fully since February, when Prime Minister Paul Givan resigned as part of the DUP’s efforts to force action against the … Read more

Counting resumes in NI Assembly with Sinn Fein poised for historic victory

C The meeting will resume later in the Northern Ireland Assembly election, with Sinn Fein firmly on track to become the largest Stormont party. When the count was halted Friday night, only 49 of the 90 seats had been filled after a lengthy process, and only four of the constituency’s 18 counts had been completed. … Read more

Johnson loses ‘crown jewels’ in British vote overshadowed by scandal

Sinn Fein’s Michelle O’Neill could be given the hugely symbolic role of Prime Minister in Belfast power-sharing meeting Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative party lost control of key councils in London, according to the partial results of the UK’s local and regional elections on Friday, with a possible historic change in Northern Ireland. Full results … Read more

Johnson loses ‘crown jewels’ in British vote overshadowed by scandal

Sinn Fein’s Michelle O’Neill could be given the hugely symbolic role of Prime Minister in Belfast power-sharing meeting Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative party lost control of key councils in London, according to the partial results of the UK’s local and regional elections on Friday, with a possible historic change in Northern Ireland. Full results … Read more

British voters go to polls with historic N.Ireland result predicted

Vote for new Northern Ireland meeting could see pro-Irish nationalist party win in British province for the first time Local and regional elections were held across the UK on Thursday which could prove historic in Northern Ireland and put even more pressure on the embattled Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Johnson, 57, won a landslide general … Read more

British voters go to polls with historic N.Ireland result predicted

Vote for new Northern Ireland meeting could see pro-Irish nationalist party win in British province for the first time Local and regional elections were held across the UK on Thursday which could prove historic in Northern Ireland and put even more pressure on the embattled Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Johnson, 57, won a landslide general … Read more

British voters go to polls with historic N.Ireland result predicted

Vote for new Northern Ireland meeting could see pro-Irish nationalist party win in British province for the first time Local and regional elections were held across the UK on Thursday which could prove historic in Northern Ireland and put even more pressure on the embattled Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Johnson, 57, won a landslide general … Read more