Gilmore condemns return of violence in Belfast

Gilmore condemns return of violence in Belfast

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs has strongly condemned the return of violence to the streets of Belfast in recent days.

Speaking in the Dáil this evening, he called for an immediate end to the intimidation of public representatives, in particular those of the Alliance party and their families.

He also condemned last night’s petrol bomb attack on a female member of the PSNI, after holding talks with Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Theresa Villiers earlier today.

Speaking in the Dáil this evening, Eamon Gilmore said the people of Northern Ireland want peace - not a return to violence:


More in this Section

Methadone patients four times more likely to overdose in month following treatment ending, study findsMethadone patients four times more likely to overdose in month following treatment ending, study finds

John Delaney joined as notice party to ODCE application in relation to seized FAI documentsJohn Delaney joined as notice party to ODCE application in relation to seized FAI documents

Court upholds decision to issue deportation order against man convicted of smuggling cocaineCourt upholds decision to issue deportation order against man convicted of smuggling cocaine

Gardaí warn public of 'banking' scam which can empty accounts in minutesGardaí warn public of 'banking' scam which can empty accounts in minutes


Lifestyle

March is the perfect time to take action when it comes to your lawn, writes Peter DowdallGrassroots campaign: Take action in your lawn

Robin Maharaj, director at Kilkenny Architectural Salvage and AntiquesRobin Maharaj: ‘If you take a longterm view you won’t go wrong’

Fond recollections of a legend, an industry titan comes to Cork, Grimes' new album impresses critics, and Cork French Film Festival announces its lineup, writes Des O'DriscollScene and Heard: ‘Fail we may, sail we must’

Irish Examiner arts editor Des O'Driscoll picks his top gigs from the weekend's event, at venues around Cork City.Right Here, Right Now: this weekend's highlights

More From The Irish Examiner