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Gerry Adams Loses 1970s Appeal

Former Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has failed to have two historic convictions concerning escape bids overturned. This escape bids arose out of circumstances when Adams was interned without trial in 1972 during the Troubles in Maze/Long Kesh Prison. Adams…

The Ongoing Crisis in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland has once more made headlines as a result of its protracted political crisis. Ever since the Stormont Assembly was collapsed last January as a result of the resignation of Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness over the RHI scheme,…

Irish Border Becomes Key Topic in Brexit Negotiations

Northern Ireland is taking its turn in the international spotlight as the Brexit sparring session between the EU and UK looks at the fate of the six counties. Last month, “Northern Ireland and Ireland: Position Paper” was released by the…

Northern Irish Unionist Parties Agree Electoral Pact

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) have made an agreement aimed at securing votes in the upcoming General Election. The pact will see the two largest unionist parties support a single candidate across the six…