Belfast, Northern Ireland Newswire (Page 8)

Belfast, Northern Ireland Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. The number of applications for Irish passports is out of controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... (total) But the demand is not just related to England: a post office just over the border in Belfast, Northern Ireland - which, like Scotland, voted overwhelming to stay in the EU - reported running out of Irish passports, forcing it to put up an ...

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  2. Rail journey fit for a QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Londonderry Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 28th June 2016 The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh pictured at a Reception & Civic Lunch at Royal Portrush Golf Club, County Antrim She is pictured with Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for the County of Antrim Joan Christie meeting Sir Richard McLaughlin, Past Captain of Royal Portrush Golf Club.

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  3. 'I'm Still Alive,' Queen Elizabeth Quips During First Public Appearance Since Brexit VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | People

    Queen Elizabeth had quite the comeback when an Irish politician asked about her well-being during her first public appearance since the historic Brexit vote on Monday. As Northern Irish politician Martin McGuiness walked into her room at Hillsborough Castle, Belfast, on Monday, he greeted the monarch, "Hello! Are you well?" "Thank you very much," the Queen responded.

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  4. 'Illegal' Lough Neagh sand dredging challengedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Belfast Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. An alleged flagrant breach of planning laws around continued sand dredging from Lough Neagh is like something from a primitive dictatorship, the High Court has heard.

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  5. Queen's Visit: Royal couple visit Portrush Golf ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Coleraine Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 28th June 2016 The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh pictured at a Reception & Civic Lunch at Royal Portrush Golf Club, County Antrim She is pictured with Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for the County of Antrim Joan Christie meeting Deputy Mayor James McCorkell.

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  6. Queen continues N Ireland trip with Giant's Causeway tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | The Belfast Telegraph

    Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh visit the Giants Causeway today . Photo by Aaron McCracken/Harrisons Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh visit the Giants Causeway today .

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  7. English Brexit Vote Has Revived Calls for a United IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Time

    The first Ballot boxes are opened at the Titanic Exhibition centre, the Belfast count centre after polls closed in the referendum on whether the UK will stay in the European Union on June 23, 2016. An early Independence Day garden party at the residence of the U.S. Consul in Belfast on Friday was a good occasion for Irish nationalists and Ulster unionists to sound each other out on their reactions to the Brexit vote.

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  8. Brexit: Ireland flooded with thousands of passport inquiries by Brits after EU voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Britons trying to hang onto EU citizenship have inundated Ireland's embassy in London and post offices in British-run Northern Ireland with passport enquiries and requests for application forms, the Irish foreign office says. Post offices ran out of forms and the embassy fielded more than 4000 passport enquiries compared to the 200 a day it usually gets, a diplomatic source told Reuters.

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  9. 'I'm still alive' jokes Queen Elizabeth on North Ireland visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Ghanamma.com

    In this handout image received from the Northern ireland Office on June 27, 2016, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness at Hillsborough Castle, south of Belfast on June 27, 2016 on the start of a two day visit to the province. / AFP PHOTO / Northern Ireland Office / Aaron McCracken/Harrisons 07778 "I'm still alive," quipped the British monarch Queen Elizabeth on Monday when asked about her health, in her first round of public engagements since Britain voted to leave the European Union.

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  10. Border checks likely to return - Irish govt.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Derry Today

    The Irish Government has said it is difficult to see how custom checks at the border can be avoided following the UK decision to exit the European Union, as the magnitude of the implications begin to sink in locally. In answer to questions on the impact Brexit will have on the border, a spokesperson for the Irish Government said there will be "no immediate" customs posts, but added: "It is difficult to imagine a situation where there will be no controls or checks on the movement of goods when the UK leaves the EU.

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  11. Border checks likely to return - Irish governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Belfast Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The Irish Government has said it is difficult to see how custom checks at the border can be avoided following the UK decision to exit the European Union, as the magnitude of the implications begin to sink in locally.

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  12. Fallen football heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | BBC News

    When the news of the awful death toll from the first day of the Battle of the Somme reached Ireland, one name stood out to the followers of Irish football. Barney Donaghey played for Manchester United, Burnley, and a host of Irish clubs and he made one appearance for the Irish international team.

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  13. Bernadette McAliskey: Brexit gives boost to naked racismRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | Midulster Today

    The Brexit body blow has strengthened anti-immigration thinking and "naked racism", leading civil rights campaigner, Bernadette McAliskey, has told the TIMES. As the value of Sterling spiralled in the early hours of Friday morning, the former Mid Ulster MP, who heads up Dungannon based community development organisation, South Tyrone Empowerment Programme , also expressed her view that the EU Referendum decision would hit the most vulnerable in our society the hardest.

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  14. Maine Postmark Poetry Contest 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Poetry Magazine, and elsewhere. Voisine has just returned from a Fulbright fellowship in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Submissions are welcome from now until August 1, 2016; only submissions received with a Maine postmark dated August 1 or earlier will ...

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  15. Hero's reception for returning Northern Ireland teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | The Belfast Telegraph

    Northern Ireland's squad were welcomed back home from Euro 2016 on Monday night to a hero's reception by 10,000 supporters at an event in Belfast. Michael O'Neill's team had been eliminated by fellow home nation Wales two days earlier but, having reached their first major tournament in 30 years to qualify for France, they then exceeded many people's expectations by making it through to the round-of-16.

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  16. Ireland flooded with passport queriesRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    Britons trying to hang onto EU citizenship have inundated Ireland's embassy in London and post offices in British-run Northern Ireland with passport inquiries and requests for application forms, the Irish foreign office says. Post offices ran out of forms and the embassy fielded more than 4000 passport enquiries compared to the 200 a day it usually gets, a diplomatic source told Reuters.

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  17. Brexit Vote Leads to Spike in Irish Passport ApplicationsRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2016 | Conde Nast Traveler

    ... reports a surge in applications for Irish citizenship from British nationals. One post office, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, has actually run out of application forms as it struggles to keep up with the sudden surge in demand. People have witnessed ...

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  18. Northern Ireland fans pause to remember Battle of the Somme fallenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | The Belfast Telegraph

    Northern Ireland football fans have made an emotional pilgrimage to a First World War battle site where thousands of their countrymen died a century ago. The Ulster Tower near the Somme was built on land gifted by the grateful French for the ill-fated attack British troops from places like East Belfast made against overwhelming German defensive lines.

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  19. EU referendum: Trepidation and fear stalks borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Belfast Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Sinead McLaughlin said everyday life in Londonderry and its surrounding counties could be plunged into disarray in the event of Brexit People living along Ireland's border are gripped by trepidation and fear in the countdown to the referendum, business chiefs have claimed.

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  20. Somme brought to life in 'Game of Thrones-style' filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Battle of the Somme brought to life in 'Game of Thrones-style' epic film to mark the centenary of the bloody conflict To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Battle of the Somme on July 1 number of events being held across UK Yesterday in Belfast there was a minute's silence following a wreath-laying ceremony and a re-enactment of battle The Battle of the Somme remains one of the bloodiest battles in military history, when more than one million men were wounded or killed. Yesterday thousands of people turned out in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to watch a dramatic re-enactment of the largest battle of the First World War as part of a number of events held to mark 100 years since the bloody conflict.

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