Northern Ireland http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19612/all en Cop's death unites Northern Ireland http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/ireland/110406/ronan-kerr-funeral-northern-ireland <p> BERAGH &mdash; The police officer&#39;s killing horrified people in both parts of Ireland, who hoped that the violence of the Troubles, which took the lives of over 3,500 people between 1968 and 1998, had been consigned to history.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/ireland/110406/ronan-kerr-funeral-northern-ireland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Catholic Church Northern Ireland Europe World Religion Ireland Wed, 06 Apr 2011 17:39:00 +0000 Conor O&#039;Clery 5635825 at http://www.globalpost.com Northern Ireland confirms its support of power-sharing government http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110506/northern-ireland-election <p> DUBLIN &mdash; The genius of the power-sharing arrangement is that each side can claim progress in the historic battle for Northern Ireland&rsquo;s future.</p> <p> <br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110506/northern-ireland-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Northern Ireland Elections Europe Ireland United Kingdom Sat, 07 May 2011 12:00:23 +0000 Conor O&#039;Clery 5643148 at http://www.globalpost.com Queen Elizabeth's visit heals Irish rifts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/ireland/110518/queen-elizabeth-II-visit-ireland <p> DUBLIN &mdash; Queen Elizabeth II made a series of symbolic gestures Tuesday and Wednesday that have laid to rest many of the ghosts of the countries&#39; troubled past.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/ireland/110518/queen-elizabeth-II-visit-ireland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Enda Kenny Northern Ireland Queen Elizabeth II World Leaders Europe Ireland United Kingdom Wed, 18 May 2011 18:59:12 +0000 Conor O&#039;Clery 5645637 at http://www.globalpost.com Worst sectarian violence in years erupts in Northern Ireland (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/ireland/110621/worst-violence-decade-erupts-belfast-northern-ireland-video <p> Catholic leaders in the east Belfast area said the violence was unprovoked, but Protestant leaders said the Protestant rioters appeared to be retaliating for smaller attacks by Short Strand youths on Protestant homes</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/ireland/110621/worst-violence-decade-erupts-belfast-northern-ireland-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Northern Ireland Conflict Zones War Europe Ireland Wed, 22 Jun 2011 00:45:00 +0000 News Desk 5652777 at http://www.globalpost.com Northern Ireland rocked by riots http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/ireland/110622/northern-ireland-riot <p> DUBLIN &mdash; In a coordinated action, scores of masked youths attacked a small, nationalist district of some 3,500 Catholics known as the Short Strand on Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/ireland/110622/northern-ireland-riot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Northern Ireland Conflict Zones Ireland Thu, 23 Jun 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Conor O&#039;Clery 5653047 at http://www.globalpost.com Suspected Real IRA arms dealer jailed in Lithuania http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/ireland/111021/suspected-real-ira-arms-dealer-jailed-lithuania <p> Michael Campbell, a suspected member of the Real IRA terrorist group, was convicted after undercover agents filmed him buying weapons and explosives that he said he wanted to use against Brits.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/ireland/111021/suspected-real-ira-arms-dealer-jailed-lithuania" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ireland Northern Ireland terrorism United Kingdom Europe Ireland United Kingdom Fri, 21 Oct 2011 13:34:00 +0000 News Desk 5678803 at http://www.globalpost.com Brian Shivers, dissident Irish republican, convicted of murdering 2 British soldiers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120120/dissident-irish-republican-convicted-murdering-2- <p> Brian Shivers was convicted on Friday of the murders of Mark Quinesy and Patrick Azimkar outside a military barracks in Co Antrim in 2009, the first such killings for more than a decade in Northern Ireland.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120120/dissident-irish-republican-convicted-murdering-2-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> conflict zone Ireland Northern Ireland United Kingdom Conflict Zones Ireland United Kingdom Fri, 20 Jan 2012 17:16:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5688258 at http://www.globalpost.com Northern Ireland protestant leader Ian Paisley hospitalized http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120206/northern-ireland-protestant-leader-ian-paisley <p> There were unconfirmed reports that the 85-year-old former MP for north Antrim had suffered a heart attack.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120206/northern-ireland-protestant-leader-ian-paisley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Northern Ireland World Leaders World Leaders Europe United Kingdom Mon, 06 Feb 2012 17:44:57 +0000 Luke Browne 5690574 at http://www.globalpost.com Northern Ireland leader Ian Paisley returns home after illness http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120228/northern-ireland-leader-ian-paisley-returns-home <p> Paisley was admitted to the Ulster Hospital on the outskirts of east Belfast earlier this month, and spent almost two weeks in intensive care.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120228/northern-ireland-leader-ian-paisley-returns-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Northern Ireland United Kingdom Europe United Kingdom Tue, 28 Feb 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5693825 at http://www.globalpost.com Queen and ex-IRA chief Martin McGuinness in historic handshake http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120627/queen-and-ex-ira-chief-martin-mcguinness-historic-handshake The handshake comes 14 years after three decades of violence between pro- and anti-British forces in Northern Ireland came to a halt with the 1998 Good Friday Agreement.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120627/queen-and-ex-ira-chief-martin-mcguinness-historic-handshake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ireland Northern Ireland United Kingdom World Leaders Europe Wed, 27 Jun 2012 12:02:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5709583 at http://www.globalpost.com Belfast flag protests continue with 1 arrested for attempted murder http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130105/belfast-flag-protests-northern-ireland-shots-fired-police Violence erupts after about 1,000 marched peacefully against a city hall decision to only fly the union flag on certain days. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130105/belfast-flag-protests-northern-ireland-shots-fired-police" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Northern Ireland Ireland United Kingdom Sat, 05 Jan 2013 20:25:19 +0000 David Trifunov 5731246 at http://www.globalpost.com Northern Ireland: Loyalist riots continue in Belfast (PHOTOS) http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5731835 <p>The Northern Ireland city of Belfast saw a fifth straight night of rioting by British loyalists, amid growing unrest over a dispute concerning the British union flag.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5731835" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Northern Ireland United Kingdom Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:04:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5731835 at http://www.globalpost.com Northern Ireland: Car bomb defused near future G8 summit venue http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130323/northern-ireland-car-bomb-defused-near-future-g8-summit-venue Police in Northern Ireland defused a car bomb near a future G8 summit site Friday.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130323/northern-ireland-car-bomb-defused-near-future-g8-summit-venue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Northern Ireland Want to Know Europe Sat, 23 Mar 2013 17:41:52 +0000 Alexander Besant 5791991 at http://www.globalpost.com Belfast after the Troubles http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130430/belfast-northern-ireland-accords-troubles <p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">BELFAST &mdash;&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">People here say life in Belfast has transformed to a degree nearly unimaginable 15 years ago. But that&rsquo;s not true for everyone: In the working-class neighborhoods that suffered the worst of the murders, bombings and violence, there&rsquo;s a widespread perception that the real dividends of peace have paid out only for the advantaged few.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130430/belfast-northern-ireland-accords-troubles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Northern Ireland Want to Know Global Economy United Kingdom Wed, 01 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Corinne Purtill 5828703 at http://www.globalpost.com Old prison sparks new outrage http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130430/Belfast-prison-Maze-museum <p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">BELFAST &mdash; Years after the gates closed for the last time, Maze Prison is back in the headlines. A new plan is underway to convert the former jail where thousands of republican and loyalist paramilitaries served time during the Troubles into a museum and peace center.&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">Like many matters in Northern Ireland, however, no one agrees how &mdash; or whether &mdash; that should be done.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130430/Belfast-prison-Maze-museum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Northern Ireland Conflict Zones Want to Know United Kingdom Wed, 01 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Corinne Purtill 5828794 at http://www.globalpost.com