Commenting on the Downing Street Declaration, the 20th anniversary of which falls this Sunday, Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams said that while it was a significant development it was also, like several previous agreements, intended by the British government and some in the Irish Government to be the end of the matter when clearly it wasn’t. 1,651 more words
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Above: British Prime Minister John Major and Taoiseach Albert Reynolds in 1993, co-signatories of a crucial text.
This week is the 20th anniversary of the 1993 Downing Street Declaration, which heralded a major breakthrough in Anglo Irish relations and paved the way for the eventual historic peace agreement in Northern Ireland. 4,438 more words
Taoiseach Enda Kenny yesterday challenged Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams to say if he was a member of the IRA during heated exchanges in the Dáil. 167 more words
Local Councillor Jennifer Green has hit out at the lack of movement in regard to the Ard Dealgan flats on Quay Street in Dundalk.
The flats, built by former hunger striker Tom McFeely, have never been occupied after being deemed a fire hazard similar to its sister development, Priory Hall in Dublin. 196 more words