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Gerry Adams says Tory-DUP deal in breach of Good Friday Agreement

Northern Irish and Scottish political leaders voice concerns about pact to keep Tories in power.

The Good Friday Agreement also attempted to settle the most contentious constitutional issues. It stipulated that the future political status of Northern Ireland (i.e. whether it would unite with Ireland or remain part of the U.K.) would be decided by popular vote. It forced the Republic of Ireland to relinquish a claim to Northern Ireland stipulated in its constitution.  The agreement was put to referendum in both Northern Ireland and the Republic, and passed overwhelmingly in both cases…

1998: A blessed Good Friday

A new era of politics is born in Northern Ireland with the historic agreement at Stormont: The two sides of that long and bloody conflict joined together to declare "Enough.

Gerry Adams tells Theresa May DUP deal puts her in breach of Good Friday Agreement

Gerry Adams tells Theresa May she is 'breaking Good Friday Agreement'

Who doubt it, another little rat like the gutless McGunness.

Martin MC Guinness-  The Good Friday Agreement was signed in Belfast on 10 April, 1998, by the governments of Britain and Ireland, and was endorsed by the majority of political parties in Northern Ireland. Voters of Northern Ireland ratified the agreement in a referendum on 28 May, and it came into effect on 2 December, 1999. The Good Friday Agreement established the Northern Ireland Assembly with devolved legislative powers and marked a decrease of violence in “the Troubles.”

Few men have travelled as far, personally and politically, as Martin McGuinness.

Tory-DUP £1bn deal may breach equality duties, says NI rights group Committee on the Administration of Justice questions whether funds would be allocated on non-partisan basis in line with Good Friday agreement

Tory-DUP £1bn deal may breach equality duties, says NI rights group

Tory-DUP £1bn deal may breach equality duties, says NI rights group Committee on the Administration of Justice questions whether funds would be allocated on non-partisan basis in line with Good Friday agreement

Gerry Adams is born in Belfast. Adams is one of the most divisive figures in Irish politics, loved and loathed, adored and distrusted with a passion by respective sides. He is currently TD (member of Irish parliament – Dail Eireann) for Co. Louth and President of socialist Republican party Sinn Fein. Although he absolutely and consistently denies it, there is a general acceptance in Ireland that Adams was a senior figure in the IRA during much of the troubles.

On this day in Irish History. What Happened on this Day - Ireland

wOULD LIKE TO SEe. Oscar-nominated actress Julie Walters (Mamma Mia, Harry Potter) takes on the lead role in a revealing portrait of Mo Mowlam; the powerfully charismatic woman whose no-nonsense approach to politics helped achieve one of the most monumental landmarks in British history, the Good Friday Agreement.

Julie Walters takes on the lead role in a revealing portrait of Mo Mowlam; the powerfully charismatic Politician who helped achieve the Good Friday Agreement.

"Unionism Decayed: 1997 - 2007" (2008) de David Vance. ISBN: 9781434364715. "Unionism Decayed is the book that finally lifts the lid on the catastrophic failure of political unionism over the past decade. The alleged "peace process" which culminated in the Good Friday Agreement has been a monumental fraud and this book shows how unionist participation in it has profoundly weakened the Union, rewarded terrorists and facilitated the corruption of the democratic process". #TheTroubles

"Unionism Decayed: 1997 - 2007" (2008) de David Vance. ISBN: 9781434364715. "Unionism Decayed is the book that finally lifts the lid on the catastrophic failure of political unionism over the past decade. The alleged "peace process" which culminated in the Good Friday Agreement has been a monumental fraud and this book shows how unionist participation in it has profoundly weakened the Union, rewarded terrorists and facilitated the corruption of the democratic process". #TheTroubles

Romney goes on offense in first Presidential Debate, pays for it in first wave of fact checks (guess what? he lied!)

Romney Goes On Offense, Pays For It In First Wave Of Fact Checks

agreements with nationalists. They campaigned against the Sunningdale Agreement of 1974, the Anglo-Irish Agreement of 1985 and the Good Friday Agreement of 1998, which secured Northern Ireland a fragile peace. In March 2007, the DUP entered a power-sharing agreement with Sinn Fein, leading the devolved government at Stormont until earlier this year, and remaining the largest party after the las...

agreements with nationalists. They campaigned against the Sunningdale Agreement of 1974, the Anglo-Irish Agreement of 1985 and the Good Friday Agreement of 1998, which secured Northern Ireland a fragile peace. In March 2007, the DUP entered a power-sharing agreement with Sinn Fein, leading the devolved government at Stormont until earlier this year, and remaining the largest party after the las...

1 November 2006. Belfast (Northern Ireland): A fireman looks at the shopping center in East Belfast recently bombed by unknown men the night before. "The Troubles" was a period of social and political conflict in Northern Ireland. The duration of "the Troubles" is conventionally dated from the late 1960s and considered by many to have ended with the Belfast "Good Friday" Agreement of 1998. Photo by Albert Gonzalez Farran / www.albertgonzalez.net

1 November 2006. Belfast (Northern Ireland): A fireman looks at the shopping center in East Belfast recently bombed by unknown men the night before. "The Troubles" was a period of social and political conflict in Northern Ireland. The duration of "the Troubles" is conventionally dated from the late 1960s and considered by many to have ended with the Belfast "Good Friday" Agreement of 1998. Photo by Albert Gonzalez Farran / www.albertgonzalez.net

15 years after Good Friday Agreement, an imperfect peace in Northern Ireland

15 years after Good Friday Agreement, an imperfect peace in Northern Ireland

On this date in republicans and unionists put an end to the 'Troubles' that had ravaged the region for decades. But a permanent peace remains a more remote prize.

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