The political crisis in Northern Ireland reveals the state as one dependent on sectarian clientelism hostile to the
working class, writes TOMMY McKEARNEY
Thursday 12th Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
NORTHERN Irish abortion rights campaigners condemned Attorney General John Larkin yesterday when he appealed after a high court ruled against Stormont’s ban on terminations.
Mr Larkin will challenge Mr Justice Horner’s judgment last year that current abortion laws are...
Wednesday 27th Jan 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
by Our Foreign Desk
UNIONIST parties maintained their boycott of talks on the crisis in the Stormont Executive yesterday, rejecting attempts by Britain to start dialogue.
Both the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) rejected a statement to...
Wednesday 16th Sep 2015
Sinn Fein ‘has no fear’ of elections to end crisis
Tuesday 15th Sep 2015
Acting FM calls republicans ‘renegades’
Saturday 12th Sep 2015
NORTHERN Irish First Minister Peter Robinson fulfilled his threat to resign yesterday over a political crisis centred on claims that the Irish Republican Army (IRA) had reactivated.
His Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) colleague Arlene Foster will take over as Acting First Minister.
Friday 11th Sep 2015
by James Tweedie
NORTHERN Ireland Attorney General John Larkin accused the six counties’ human rights commission yesterday of wanting to kill unborn disabled children.
Mr Larkin spoke out on the third day of a judicial review of Northern Irish abortion law.
Thursday 18th Jun 2015
SINN FEIN and the British government traded blows yesterday, blaming each other for the looming Stormont House Agreement crisis.
The British and Irish governments held talks yesterday afternoon with leaders of the five parties of the Northern...
Wednesday 3rd Jun 2015
NORTHERN Irish Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness pulled out of a visit to Washington yesterday to focus on resolving Stormont’s welfare reform deadlock.
Mr McGuinness and First Minister Peter Robinson had been invited to the White House for the annual St Patrick’s Day...
Monday 16th Mar 2015
Wednesday 11th Mar 2015