Ap April 2015 top front

DUP's Jim Wells resigns as Health Minister following attack on LGBT couples

27 April 2015

Jim Wells has resigned as Health Minister in the North amid ongoing controversy over anti-LGBT comments Free article

Sinn Féin launches Westminster election manifesto

21 April 2015

Martin McGuinness says Sinn Féin is only party firmly opposed to austerity standing in the North Free article

'Uncomfortable Conversations' collection launched in Linen Hall Library

20 April 2015

'Uncomfortable Conversations: An initiative for dialogue towards reconciliation' carries the legend from Nelson Mandela: “Courageous people do not fear forgiving for the sake of peace.” Free article

Gerry Adams dismisses Fianna Fáil leader's speech as a 'desperate hysterical rant'

20 April 2015

Sinn Féin leader says Micheál Martin's speech reveals desperation within ranks of stagnating Fianna Fáil party Free article

Venezuela – Dublin solidarity rally at US Embassy 2pm Sunday

17 April 2015

Since the election of Hugo Chávez in 1998 transformed the political situation in Venezuela and Latin America, the US has striven to restore its dominion over the continent Free article

The police assassination of Tomás Mac Curtain, Lord Mayor of Cork, 1920

17 April 2015

The RIC officer in charge of the raid on Mac Curtain's home was executed on the orders of the IRA's Michael Collins Free article

On this day 1985: Michael Noonan backs RUC

17 April 2015

Southern Justice Minister outrages nationalists by supporting work of RUC Free article

DUP campaigner's partial apology after 'Taigs' and 'tramp' insults

16 April 2015

Royal British Legion figure says sorry for 'Taigs' comment but not for calling rival Sinn Féin candidate a 'tramp' Free article

10,000-strong petition delivered to Dunnes Stores HQ today

15 April 2015

Customers show solidarity with staff fighting for decent conditions Free article

Fair Deal beds fail by Health Minister challenged by Kathleen Funchion

15 April 2015

Available beds fall as waiting list more than trebles Free article

The French Connection ­– Belfast and Lurgan

15 April 2015

Unionism's racist, sectarian streak exposed in incidents across North Free article

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