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Ophelia: Clean-up begins after night of storm damage

Schools across Ireland have closed for a second day in a row as the clean-up operation following ex-Hurricane Ophelia swung into action. As the record-breaking storm hit Ireland, offices and businesses closed and staff were sent home early yesterday to avoid the worst of the weather which moved through Belfast between 3pm and 10pm last […]

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Proposal to cancel St Patrick’s Day concert will be opposed, says Sinn Féin

The leader of the largest party on Belfast City Council says he will oppose plans to cut funding for the annual St Patrick’s Day concert at Custom House Square. Sinn Féin’s Jim McVeigh said the proposal to be heard at the council’s Growth and Regeneration Committee would harm the city and they should in fact […]

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Sinn Féin cancels meeting with Israeli politicians

Sinn Féin has announced it is pulling out of a planned meeting with representatives of an Israeli political party in the wake of recent killings in Jerusalem. Members of the Likud party – headed by current Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu – are in Belfast this week for talks with political parties. But West Belfast […]

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Gerry Adams cautious over DUP Tory deal

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has said the future of the north remains best served by a working Assembly after the DUP announced a £1.5 billion ‘confidence and supply’ deal with the Tory party. The unionists have cut a deal at Westminster to ensure Theresa May’s government survives critical votes in parliament, in return for […]

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Stained glass window is proposed for city LGBT community by Mary-Ellen

BELFAST Deputy Lord Mayor Mary-Ellen Campbell has called for the installation of a stained glass window at the City Hall. The North Belfast Sinn Féin councillor proposed the motion at the monthly Council meeting which was held on Monday night, in recognition of LGBT citizens in the city. “Belfast has a vibrant LGBT community and […]

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Gerry Adams column: Enda Kenny happy to toe British line on Brexit

TWO weeks from today – Thursday, March 2 – the electorate of the north will be going to the polls. The future of the political institutions, and of the Good Friday Agreement, the allegations of corruption within the RHI scheme, and the need for integrity and respect within those institutions, are for Sinn Féin the […]

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