Gerry Adams

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Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville obituary
Conservative Northern Ireland secretary who played a key role in initiating peace talks

Stephen Bates

15, May, 2023 @5:13 PM

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Gerry Adams wrongly denied compensation after convictions overturned, judge rules
Victory for former Sinn Féin leader in long-running case linked to attempted prison escapes in 1970s

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

28, Apr, 2023 @1:35 PM

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Biden casts US and Ireland as allies in quest for shared values
US president makes strong defence of democracy before the Oireachtas in Dublin and urges No 10 to work ‘closer’ with Irish government

Rory Carroll and Lisa O'Carroll

13, Apr, 2023 @8:55 PM

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Nostalgia, rap tributes and violent tropes: has Northern Ireland really turned its back on the Troubles?
Celebrations are being planned to mark 25 years of the Good Friday Agreement but, with many romanticising the Troubles, the past can seem very present

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

08, Apr, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Thatcher was the accidental midwife of peace in Northern Ireland – today’s partisan leaders, take note | Rory Carroll
25 years on from the Good Friday agreement, the Iron Lady’s implacability and its unintended consequences are a lesson in humility, says Guardian Ireland correspondent Rory Carroll

Rory Carroll

08, Apr, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Rishi Sunak refuses to back Braverman’s widely criticised claim about racial nature of grooming gangs – as it happened
Prime minister says offenders have been protected by ‘political correctness’ as he announces ‘grooming gangs taskforce’

Andrew Sparrow

03, Apr, 2023 @4:16 PM

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Agreement review – the high drama of Northern Ireland’s peace talks
Owen McCafferty’s dramatisation of the last days of negotiations leading to the Good Friday Agreement remains accessible while expertly conveying tortuous political tussles

Helen Meany

03, Apr, 2023 @10:24 AM

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Operation Chiffon by Peter Taylor review – how they talked their way out of the Troubles
In this compelling account, the author and documentary-maker describes how decades of covert communications between the British government and the IRA eased the path to the Good Friday agreement – helped by an unlikely hero

Ian Cobain

02, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Gerry Adams ‘unaware of Docklands bomb but would not have stopped it’
Sinn Féin leader said he would have faced ‘serious dilemma’ if he knew, according to declassified documents

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

30, Dec, 2022 @1:16 PM

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Bill Clinton’s NI views led UK officials to brace for ‘turbulence’, papers reveal
British government urged Washington embassy to lobby incoming president, declassified documents show

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

29, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Northern Ireland: a mandate to govern | Editorial
Editorial: The clear message of the 2022 assembly elections is that most voters want politicians to work together and not feed new divisions


08, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Sinn Féin’s complicated history in Ireland | Letter
Letter: David McManus on a history of splits and name changes from 1905 to 1986


04, Jan, 2022 @5:57 PM

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