Northern Ireland

'Won't hesitate' to suspend Brexit protocol for Northern Ireland if needed: UK PM Boris Johnson

Brussels has been angered by London's failure to introduce checks on goods heading across the Irish Sea from the mainland UK to the province of Northern Ireland.

published on : 12th June 2021

Northern Ireland needs South Africa-style truth commission: Tony Blair

Blair's government negotiated the 1998 Good Friday Agreement that ended three decades of bloodshed in Northern Ireland. 

published on : 12th May 2021

EU-UK talks over Brexit fail to reach breakthrough

The two sides are trying to find common ground on trade rules in Northern Ireland, where Britain’s exit from the EU has unsettled a delicate political balance.

published on : 16th April 2021

Northern Ireland leaders call for calm after night of rioting

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson condemned the unrest, and Northern Ireland’s Belfast-based government was holding an emergency meeting Thursday on the riots.

published on : 8th April 2021

Italy beats Northern Ireland 2-0 at start of World Cup qualifying campaign

Italy didn't qualify the 2018 World Cup in Russia but cemented its status as the Group C favorite as Domenico Berardi and Ciro Immobile scored in the first half.

published on : 26th March 2021

Jamie Dornan's father Jim Dornan dies of COVID-19 at 73

The Northern Ireland Pancreatic Center, where Jim Dornan had served as president, shared the news of his death on Instagram and remembered him for his dedication towards public service.

published on : 16th March 2021

Border checks stopped at Northern Ireland ports after threats

An open border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is a key pillar of the peace process that ended decades of violence in the region.

published on : 2nd February 2021

European Union President Donald Tusk​ 'absolutely sure' EU will accept controversial Brexit draft treaty

Tusk said today he was 'absolutely sure' the bloc's members would accept a draft treaty for Brexit that has stirred anger in London over its provisions for Northern Ireland.

published on : 1st March 2018

Northern Ireland gaffer Michael O'Neill bemoans penalty call after World Cup heartbreak against Switzerland

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill bemoaned the controversial first-leg penalty that saw his side's World Cup dream end.

published on : 13th November 2017

Switzerland edge out Northern Ireland to qualify for World Cup

Switzerland held off Northern Ireland to seal a place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a 0-0 second-leg draw on Sunday.

published on : 13th November 2017