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Good Friday Agreement

On Friday, police in Northern Ireland warned militants were planning to launch attacks marking the 100th anniversary of Ireland's Easter Rising against British rule, a revolt which paved the way for Irish independence

Northern Ireland Voters Put Power-Sharing to Renewed Test

DUBLIN (AP) — Northern Ireland’s voters are deciding who should lead them, an election overshadowed by acrimony between the dominant Irish Catholic and British Protestant parties. Thursday’s elections to the Northern Ireland Assembly will determine which parties on each side

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Former IRA Boss McGuinness Announces Retirement From Politics

LONDON (AP) — Allies and political opponents are paying tribute to Martin McGuinness, the Irish Republican Army commander-turned-peacemaker who is stepping down as one of Northern Ireland’s most influential politicians.

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Post-Brexit Britain Could Shift Border Controls to Ireland

Britain could shift her frontline immigration controls to Irish ports and airports in a bid to avoid a “hard border” being created with the state when Britain leaves the European Union (EU), a government minister has suggested.