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First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Ian Paisley dies, aged 88

Sept. 12, 2014, 9:56 p.m. Outgoing First Minister for Northern Ireland Ian Paisley waves goodbye to the media on the steps of Stormont Castle in Belfast, Northern Ireland on June 5, 2008. Photo: Peter MuhlyexitFormer Northern Ireland unionist leader ... [Published Central Western Daily - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

‘I am very proud that he and I were part of something hugely important in Irish history’

It was with deep sadness and regret that I learned of the death of Dr Ian Paisley yesterday.He and I were political opponents for much of our lives, with very different views on many, many issues, but in the context of the Irish peace process, we were ... [Published Irish Times - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

John O'Dowd's proposals for single body to replace five education boards get Executive approval

Education Minister John O'Dowd– 10 September 2014The Education Minister has secured the backing of the Executive for a single education board.It also paves the way for the creation of a support body for the controlled sector, similar to the Council for ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Robinson - “I want to see quality services delivered to the NI public”

At Stormont Castle this afternoon DUP Leader and First Minister Rt. Hon. Peter Robinson MLA met with Finance Minister Simon Hamilton MLA and Health Minister Edwin Poots MLA.Speaking afterwards, Mr Robinson said,"In April this year, the Health Minister ... [Published Noodls - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Hundreds Walk Ten at Sandringham to support cancer care

Hundreds of walkers descended on Sandringham at the weekend to help raise vital funds for a leading cancer charity.The royal estate was the setting for Walk Ten, a 10 kilometre twilight walk held on Saturday in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care.And, with ... [Published Lynn News - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Royal Mint botched Ulster £1, mistaking Cross of St George for Cross of St Patrick

The Royal Mint botched a design for a new £1 coin to be introduced in 1984 after it used the national flag of England instead of the Cross of St Patrick as the proposed Northern Irish design.An official at the Central Secretariat in Stormont Castle described ... [Published NewsLetter - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Health chief came out of retirement to warn McGuinness of funding crisis

Four months ago the man who was Northern Ireland’s most senior health service official returned from retirement to warn Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness about a looming NHS funding crisis, the News Letter can reveal.John Compton, who was chief executive ... [Published NewsLetter - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Four arrests in letter bombs probe

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a spate of attempted dissident republican letter bomb attacks in Northern Ireland and England, including on a number of Armed Forces recruitment offices.The two men, 35 and 46, and two women, ... [Published Portadown Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Stormont spending squabbles: options for more cuts drawn up

According to Stormont sources, they are working on an agreement reached "in principle" by the Executive to offset the Treasury's reductions in Northern Ireland's Westminster grant as a result of the stalemate on welfare reform– 23 August 2014Senior civil ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Four arrested in N. Ireland over letter bombs

London (AFP) - Two men and two women were arrested in Northern Ireland on Wednesday over a series of letter bombs sent to addresses in Northern Ireland and England, police said.The suspects are being questioned over devices sent in February to armed forces ... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Holywood wants to honour Rory McIlroy, but he's aiming to keep the celebrations low-key

(Except for a visit to Old Trafford, that is) A picture Rory tweeted with both cups– 13 August 2014Rory McIlory's team has knocked back a number of approaches from his local council to organise events to celebrate his achievements because he favours ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Brendan Duddy and the Colombians

A Derry businessman who played a key role in the peace process here is also unwittingly helping to end one of the longest running conflicts in the world.Brendan Duddy, who was part of a secret ‘back channel’ between the British government and the IRA, ... [Published Derry Journal - Apr 08 2014]

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However, UUP education spokesman Danny Kinahan said: "We welcome with open arms the controlled sector body but what about the grammar system, integrated school system and Irish-medium sector? Let's see evidence of everyone being treated the same."
"In April this year, the Health Minister and I met to discuss the financial pressures facing the DHSSPS. At that meeting the Health Minister indicated his Department faced pressures amounting to £160m. I felt this needed to be brought to the Deputy First Minister's attention and arranged for the Health Minister and his officials to give a detailed briefing to the Deputy First Minister and I where the £160m pressures where again outlined."
A PSNI spokesman said: "Police investigating a series of devices sent to addresses in Northern Ireland and England last year and earlier this year have arrested four people in Londonderry this morning."
DUP MLA Gordon Dunne yesterday asked: "Did Martin McGuinness just not listen to the chief medical officer at his last briefing in April, or did he choose to ignore what he was told by Michael McBride some months ago?"

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‘I am very proud that he and I were part of som... [Published Irish Times - Sep 13 2014]
Ian Paisley, Protestant 'Doctor No' of Northern... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 12 2014]
Ian Paisley dies, aged 88 [Published Central Western Daily - Sep 12 2014]
John O'Dowd's proposals for single body to repl... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Sep 10 2014]
Robinson - “I want to see quality services deli... [Published Noodls - Sep 04 2014]
Hundreds Walk Ten at Sandringham to support can... [Published Lynn News - Sep 02 2014]
Royal Mint botched Ulster £1, mistaking Cross o... [Published NewsLetter - Aug 30 2014]
Health chief came out of retirement to warn McG... [Published NewsLetter - Aug 28 2014]
Four arrests in letter bombs probe [Published Portadown Times - Aug 28 2014]
Stormont spending squabbles: options for more c... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Aug 23 2014]
Four arrested in N. Ireland over letter bombs [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 20 2014]
Four arrests in letter bombs probe [Published Burnley Citizen - Aug 20 2014]
Holywood wants to honour Rory McIlroy, but he's... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Aug 13 2014]
Brendan Duddy and the Colombians [Published Derry Journal - Apr 08 2014]
Two Derry people get secret honours [Published Derry Journal - Feb 14 2014]
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