Fermanagh, Northern Ireland Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Northern Ireland: Did the centre hold?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | What You Can Get Away With

    Obviously, the big story from last week's Northern Ireland election was the dramatic drop in support for the Unionist parties which led to them losing their minority in the Assembly for the first time ever. Rather than add to the analysis of the , I want to look at the political centre in Northern Ireland, to follow on from my post last week .

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  2. Northern Ireland: Calls for 'united Unionism' simply don't add upRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | Politicalbetting.com

    Make no mistake, 2017 was a bad election, indeed a terrible election for Unionism. Of the 18-seat reduction caused by the 2016 Act, 16 were lost by Unionists.

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  3. Ben Lowry: Unionism must improve its toneRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | Belfast Today

    Weeks after this wonderful image of Paul Givan playing GAA in Lisburn, he squandered the goodwill by axing an Irish language bursary. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

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  4. Albanian trio held over firearm chargeRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | Belfast Today

    Three Albanians accused of possessing a firearm allegedly found in a car have been remanded into custody by a court in Enniskillen. The trio had been stopped and searched by police on the Dublin Road, on the outskirts of the Co Fermanagh town, shortly after lunchtime last Friday.

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  5. Run Together at Parkanaur ForestRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | Tyrone Times

    David Hearty, Deep RiverRock; Kate Ferguson, Communications Manager, Musgrave NI and Centra Run Together ambassador, Johnny Davis pictured at the launch of Centra Run Together. Following the success of the inaugural Centra Run Together initiative in 2016 the series will now include SIX 5k events between April and October 2017 which participants are encouraged to run, walk or jog.

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  6. Hyde Park widow: 'I feel so guilty since IRA killed my husband'Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | Belfast Today

    The only standing ovation of the conference was reserved for an emotional Judith Jenkins - who told delegates how she felt so guilty about how the IRA murder of her guardsman husband in Hyde Park had impacted her family. Mrs Jenkins told the South East Fermanagh Foundation annual conference in Enniskillen on Saturday that the bombing turned her life "upside down".

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  7. Historians 'vital to counter republican rewriting of past'Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | Belfast Today

    Historians must come back into the centre of plans for dealing with the past - or leave the history of the Troubles to be permanently rewritten by republicans, a history professor has said. Prof Thomas Hennessy from Canterbury Christ Church University made his call at the annual conference of the South East Fermanagh Foundation in Enniskillen on Saturday, which addressed what organisers said is a rising tide of concern among terror victims - a distorted view of the Troubles being shaped by legal actions against the state, in preference to an historian's balanced examination.

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  8. Newspaper review: Foster's future and McGuinness's healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | BBC News

    'Foster faces revolt' is the headline in the Belfast Telegraph as it states up to 10 of her MLAs have privately expressed disquiet about her. Suzanne Breen says senior DUP sources have told the newspaper that Mrs Foster should reconsider her decision and not put her personal pride before what is best for the "party and the people of Northern Ireland".

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  9. Sam McBride: Nesbitt leaves UUP with the same ideological vacuum he inheritedRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | Belfast Today

    The fact that five years ago the founding party of Northern Ireland voted by a 60% margin to elect as its leader a member who had only been in the Assembly for less than a year was an indication of how diminished that party's pool of talent had become. Mike Nesbitt almost received the leadership by default due to the lack of other willing candidates and the UUP membership's aversion to the liberal ideas of his opponent, John McCallister.

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  10. Three men charged after gun find in EnniskillenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | BBC News

    Three men have been charged with firearms offensives after police found a gun during a search of a car in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh.

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  11. Arlene Foster's 'private room' at Omagh count raises eyebrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Independent.ie

    A special room set aside for DUP leader Arlene Foster during the count at Omagh Leisure Centre caused some consternation on Thursday. DUP party chairman Lord Morrow with DUP leader Arlene Foster at Omagh count centre as he failed to be re-elected in Northern Ireland's Assembly election.

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  12. Nationalist surge as Sinn Fein cut DUP lead to one seat in Stormont AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    Stormont's snap election has significantly altered the make-up of Northern Ireland's devolved Assembly, with nationalism making major strides at the expense of unionists. Ulster Unionist leader Mike Nesbitt announced his resignation after a poor showing, while DUP leader and former first minister Arlene Foster will face intense scrutiny after her party fell below the threshold to trigger a contentious Stormont veto mechanism.

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  13. Allianz League Division 1 clashes survive inspectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | RTE.ie

    Tonight's Allianz NFL Division 1 clashes between Tyrone-Monaghan and Cavan-Donegal have been given the all-clear to proceed after Healy Park and Breffni Park survived the elements. The news will be a relief to both Tyrone and Cavan, whose fixture last week could not go ahead and was rescheduled for next Sunday, 12 March.

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  14. Ups and downs across NI constituenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | RTE.ie

    Increased numbers through the booths saw a shift towards the leafier suburbs of the city and the centre-ground party. Ms Long said: "It has been a good day for Alliance and hopefully that bodes well for Northern Ireland over the next couple of weeks because the work starts here."

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  15. Unionists suffer Northern Ireland poll setbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Financial Times

    Northern Ireland's unionist parties have suffered their worst electoral defeat since the end of the Troubles, plunging the province into weeks of political uncertainty as it tries to get its experiment with devolved government back on track. In a dramatic reversal of recent trends in Northern Ireland's politics , nationalist voters flocked to the polls to elect a new assembly, while many unionist voters stayed at home, handing a highly symbolic victory to Sinn Féin, the main voice of Irish nationalism in the province.

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  16. Nationalism Bites BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Slugger O'Toole

    Ten months ago, Sinn Fein and the SDLP mustered a meagre 36% of the vote between them in the May 2016 Assembly election, returning just 40 seats, the lowest number for the nationalist parties since the Good Friday Agreement of 1998. In contrast, the newly-elected DUP leader, Arlene Foster, emerged the triumphant winner of a contest which underlined both the DUP's electoral dominance and broader sense that they were politically in the driving seat, dictating the terms for the new Fresh Start Executive.

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  17. Sinn Fein makes gains in Northern Ireland elections - sparking dramatic shake-up in AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Independent.ie

    Stormont's snap election has significantly altered the make-up of Northern Ireland's devolved Assembly, with nationalism making major strides at the expense of unionists. Sinn Fein Leader in the North Michelle O'Neill speaking at the Seven Towers Leisure Centre in Ballymena.

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  18. New assembly takes shape after snap Northern Irish electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | The Peninsula

    DUP leader Arlene Foster leaves the polling station Brookeborough Primary School after casting her vote in the Northern Ireland Assembly elections on March 2, 2017 in Brookeborough, Northern Ireland. Belfast: The new Northern Ireland Assembly was taking shape Friday after snap elections that energised voters but could ultimately fail to resolve the deadlock that triggered them.

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  19. NI voters head to polls for snap election after divisive campaignRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Polls have indicated the gap between the two parties narrowed to as little as one percentage point during the campaign and the DUP may win 29 seats while Sinn Fein may return 27 assembly members, Tonge said. "It's the greatest of honours to be returned to Stormont as the first person elected here in Fermanagh and South Tyrone", she told UTV.

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  20. Unionists to lose out as Stormont elections boost nationalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | The Belfast Telegraph

    Ulster Unionist leader Mike Nesbitt announced his resignation after his party suffered losses in a poll he predicted would deliver big gains. Whatever the final shakedown when the counts conclude on Saturday, unionist representatives are unlikely to hold a symbolic overall majority in the slimmed-down Assembly chamber.

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