Tag Archives: Stormont

Equality for tricolour

In the week in which Orangemen announced their first-ever rally at Stormont, without any protest from nationalists, it might have been thought unionists would react with some decorum to the suggestion that the flag of Ireland be unfurled above Stormont.

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Onus on MLAs after Holyland report

STORMONT politicians have a ‘responsibility’ to help solve the Holyland problem, residents have claimed in the wake of a new report into the troubled student enclave.

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Next stop Stormont for BMG’s Buy Local campaign

Finance Minister Sammy Wilson will take a break next week from putting the finishing touches on legislation imposing stiffer rates on hypermarkets – aiding small retailers – to accept a petition from the Belfast Media Group.

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Civil society turns out to call for Irish language act

Irish language advocates have come together to call for legislation to protect the language at a major event in Stormont.

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Language law experts will join Irish campaigners at major Stormont event

A major Irish language event will be held in Stormont next week designed to secure an Irish language act for the north.

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Cranes lift spirits at Stormont

The Great Hall at Stormont was transformed into a craft workshop as MLAs made origami cranes to celebrate World Peace Day. The project is the brainchild of the North Belfast-based Arts and Disability Forum (ADF) which has been working with a wide range of community groups, ethnic minority organisations and disability groups throughout the North to produce almost 2,000 paper cranes as a symbol of peace.

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