The year-long stalemate in the North and the absence of the Stormont assembly is “highly disappointing”, former taoiseach Bertie Ahern has said.
Sat, 07 Apr, 2018
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness has given his clearest signal to date that he is willing to meet the Queen.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2012
Mon, 23 May, 2011
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said today that the “time is ripe” for Middle East peace, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas prepared for a second round of talks.
Tue, 14 Sep, 2010
Senator Ted Kennedy and his sister, former US ambassador to Ireland Jean Kennedy Smith, were recognised today with the Tipperary International Peace Award for their support for the Northern Ireland peace process.
Sat, 19 Jun, 2010
Israel said today it will press forward with construction of new housing for Jews in east Jerusalem, drawing Palestinian accusations that the plans could undermine newly relaunched peace talks.
Mon, 10 May, 2010
“THIS is a first for both of us,” Barack Obama said of his meeting with Brian Cowen, “and with a little bit of luck, I’m sure we’ll get it right”.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2009
Barack Obama would consider whether a special US envoy to the North was still necessary if elected president, a statement from the Democratic candidate said today.
Tue, 26 Aug, 2008
The Rev Ian Paisley must be given credit for finally delivering power sharing in the North, Senator George Mitchell said today.
Sun, 11 May, 2008
FORMER British prime minister John Major and former taoiseach Albert Reynolds are poised to receive the freedom of Cork.
Wed, 30 Apr, 2008
IF recent events showed a week can be a long time in politics, then a decade can be an eternity.
Fri, 11 Apr, 2008
The Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, will be in Belfast today for events to mark the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2008
TAOISEACH Bertie Ahern will honour his former British counterpart, Tony Blair, at a charity fundraising dinner in Dublin next month.
Tue, 25 Mar, 2008
Tony Blair and Bill Clinton have been invited to an event in the North marking 10 years since the Good Friday Agreement, it was revealed today.
Fri, 04 Jan, 2008
Murdered former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri will be awarded this year’s Tipperary International Peace Award at a ceremony in Co Tipperary on Friday, it emerged today.
Tue, 18 Apr, 2006
Lebanon’s former prime minister, the late Rafic Hariri, was named today as the 2005 Tipperary International Peace Award winner.
Sun, 01 Jan, 2006
Northern Ireland's politicians are on the verge of a historic compromise if they are willing to seize the opportunity, former Stormont talks chairman Senator George Mitchell said today.
Thu, 18 Nov, 2004
The vast majority of people in Northern Ireland want the peace process to succeed, former talks chairman Senator George Mitchell insisted today.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2003
Former Northern Ireland talks chairman Senator George Mitchell is to meet politicians in the North for high-level talks on the peace process.
Sun, 31 Aug, 2003
The leaders of Northern Ireland’s power-sharing government were today preparing to pay tribute to the victims of last September’s terror attacks on the United States during a visit to the rubble of the World Trade Centre.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2002
Former President of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, was today in Dublin where he was made an honorary doctor for his contribution to peace.
Tue, 08 Jan, 2002
Rudolph Giuliani is being honoured in Ireland as he prepares to step down as Mayor of New York.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2001
US Senator George Mitchell says the Unionist Ministers who voted against David Trimble’s re-election as First Minister yesterday made a grave error.
Sat, 03 Nov, 2001
The Northern Ireland peace process will succeed, the US politician who brokered the Good Friday Agreement insisted today.
Sun, 07 Oct, 2001
Palestinians were preparing a mass funeral procession through the West Bank today for Faisal Husseini, the top Palestinian official in Jerusalem, who died earlier of a heart attack during a visit to Kuwait.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2001
Former American President Bill Clinton was ending his visit to the Irish Republic tonight with a gala event set to raise more than £700,000 for Northern Ireland’s Reconciliation Fund.
Tue, 22 May, 2001
Former US president Bill Clinton, in Dublin for two days of engagements and private meetings, said today he hoped he would have a continuing role in the Northern Ireland peace process.
Mon, 21 May, 2001
Former US President Bill Clinton is to be honoured for his part in the peace process.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2001
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