Map. History of Ireland conflict

18 May 2021
Juncker tells German radio: "There is already discernibly more unrest in Northern Ireland than in recent years. Good Friday agreement is a beautiful story of European internal diplomacy. And we mustn't break that." #Brexit
Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar says his government's stance on Brexit has not changed and he is not aware of any change of position from the Democratic Unionist Party
Boris Johnson has won a Northern Irish court ruling on no-deal Brexit. The court said that a no-deal Brexit wouldn't violate the Good Friday peace accord
Police release images of a bomb found in Derry, Northern Ireland yesterday, the discovery came after searches were being carried out after a different bomb was discovered on Saturday in a nearby town
Ireland's @PhilHoganEU confirmed as new EU chief trade negotiator, responsible for doing post Brexit trade deal with U.K
PSNI: Crowd of up to 100 people gathered "some of whom attacked police vehicles with missiles & over 40 petrol bombs." Derry
PSNI believe at least two young people sustained burn injuries when they tried to use petrol bombs to attack the police cordon
Command Wire Initiated Improvised Explosive Device located in Creggan made safe
1 year ago
Police say a 33-year-old man arrested following the discovery of an improvised explosive device (IED) in Church View in Strabane on Saturday has been released following questioning. They say the incident remains under investigation
Petrol bombs thrown at police during rioting in Creggan Heights Derry. Footage @DerryFootage
PSNI helicopter overhead. Creggan Heights. Derry
1 year ago
[email protected]: I had nothing to do with the decision of our great @VP Mike Pence to stay overnight at one of the Trump owned resorts in Doonbeg, Ireland. Mike's family has lived in Doonbeg for many years, and he thought that during his very busy European visit, he would stop and see his family
British PM @BorisJohnson insists he still wants a "deal" before taking the UK out of the EU on Oct 31. However, his Irish counterpart, Taoiseach @LeoVaradkar, notes that for his country, no backstop means no deal so the Johnson demand to drop this "insurance plan" won't fly
1 year ago
UK PM @BorisJohnson says a no-deal Brexit would be a "failure" that both the British and Irish governments would be responsible for.
'No backstop is no deal for us' - Leo Varadkar
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he is not expecting a "complete breakthrough" to be reached during talks with Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar today
Dublin will oppose direct rule of Northern Ireland should London move to impose it on Belfast (as @BorisJohnson has suggested), says Taoiseach @LeoVaradkar
EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has postponed a planned visit to Belfast on Monday saying it would be an "inappropriate" time to visit and that Westminster has reached "a moment of truth"
1 year ago
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has told Sky News that the government has put forward alternatives to the Northern Ireland backstop including ideas on trusted trading schemes
Prime minister Boris Johnson says that under no circumstances will the UK government institute checks or controls at Irish border
French president Emmanuel Macron says the Irish backstop is not just a technical mechanism but vital for the protection of stability in Ireland
The High Court in Dublin has approved an application by Ryanair to stop a proposed pilot strike in Ireland tomorrow and on Friday
1 year ago
A Downing Street spokesperson says "we have been clear that we will never place infrastructure, checks or controls" at the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland and that there is "no prospect of a deal" if the Irish backstop is not abolished
Boris Johnson's Brexit letter offers no alternatives to Irish backstop: EU
European Council President Donald Tusk says those against the Irish backstop are not proposing realistic alternatives to support re-establishing the border
1 year ago
Arrests after man assaulted and struck by car in Armoy
1 year ago
Police escape injury after bomb explodes in Co Fermanagh
Shannon Airport has confirmed operations are temporarily suspended after an incident involving a Boeing 763 aircraft and it is currently working to remove the aircraft from the scene
1 year ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has written to civil servants saying his "top priority" is preparing "urgently and rapidly" for a possible no deal Brexit on 31 October adding he "would very much prefer to leave with a deal" that abolishes the Irish backstop
Clashes with police in Belfast at the New Lodge republican bonfire today. One officer gets knocked out. Apparently police wanted to remove the bonfire
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