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Gerry Adams: Face of terrorist IRA who helped cement Northern Ireland peace

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November 19, 2017 6:07 AM
DUBLIN (REUTERS) – As the public face of the Irish Republican Army during its bombing campaigns, then peacemaker and mainstream politician, Gerry Adams has been a defining figure of Northern Ireland’s 50-year journey from sectarian torment to relative stability.


Gerry Adams: Pariah turned peacemaker

Added: 18.11.2017 17:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

November 19, 2017 6:07 AM
DUBLIN (AFP) - Northern Ireland's Gerry Adams, who on Saturday (Nov 18) announced he will be stepping down as leader of Sinn Fein in 2018, went from being the political voice of the Irish Republican Army to an instrumental peacemaker.


Irwin wins Macau GP after race stopped because of serious crash

Added: 18.11.2017 6:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

Northern Ireland's Glenn Irwin wins the Macau Grand Prix motorcycling event after the race is halted because of a serious crash.


EU gives Theresa May two weeks to up divorce bill and stop talks stalling

Added: 17.11.2017 16:37 | 0 views | 0 comments

EU Council president Donald Tusk has told Theresa May she has two weeks to act on the issues of the Brexit divorce bill and Ireland for negotiations to progress.

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N Ireland boss O'Neill set for talks over Scotland job

Added: 17.11.2017 15:15 | 1 views | 0 comments

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill is granted permission to speak to the Scottish FA about becoming Scotland manager.


[Ticker] Ireland wants written UK guarantees to avoid hard border

Added: 17.11.2017 9:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ireland's prime minister Leo Varadkar said Friday he wants written guarantees from the UK before the end of the first phase of Brexit talks that there will be no hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. "We want that written down in practical terms in the conclusions of phase one," he said in Gothenburg, adding that "it doesn't seem like they [UK] have thought all this through".

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Aer Lingus to launch new Dublin-Seattle route in May

Added: 17.11.2017 6:18 | 3 views | 0 comments

Aer Lingus has announced its 2018 UK summer schedule which boasts 3.7 million seats between UK and Ireland and seamless connections to 13 North American destinations including a new service to Seattle, Washington State.


Amazon serves up tennis to its UK Prime members with ATP deal

Added: 16.11.2017 19:24 | 0 views | 0 comments will exclusively stream 37 top men's tennis tournaments from 2019 to its Amazon Prime Video subscribers in Britain and Ireland after it won the ATP broadcast rights from pay-TV group Sky.

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Unite the British Isles in Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia

Added: 16.11.2017 2:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

Creative Assembly will be taking their fans back to medieval Britain in their newly announced game, Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia. The game will take place in 878 AD after the viking invasions of the British Isles and will likely feature the kingdoms of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales as its main factions. There will likely be a faction of Norse warlords, but the details have yet to be confirmed.


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