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December 14, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Political leaders from both sides of the Irish border cast aside decades of hostility to hold landmark talks designed to seal a lasting peace in Northern Ireland. Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern led his Cabinet into the heart of British-ruled Northern Ireland for a meeting with ministers from the province's new coalition of Protestants and Roman Catholics.
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July 6, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
The prime ministers of Britain and Ireland will hold a two-day summit next week with Northern Ireland political leaders amid signs that Britain is growing increasingly impatient with the Irish Republican Army's refusal to disarm. Britain's Tony Blair and Ireland's Bertie Ahern will meet Monday in London, then move to a secluded mansion in the English Midlands for talks that are to include unionist and republican leaders in a bid to break the deadlock in Northern Ireland's peace process.
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NEWS
May 4, 1991 | Reuters
Britain's minister for Northern Ireland met leaders of the Protestant Unionist majority Friday for talks that could present the best chance of peace in 70 years. On the eve of talks with Peter Brooke, veteran Unionist Ian Paisley ruled out any say for the independent Irish Republic on the internal affairs of Northern Ireland, which has been under direct rule from London for 17 years.
NEWS
January 5, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Lawyers for an escaped Irish Republican Army convict won a court ruling delaying his extradition to Northern Ireland, where he faces a life sentence for participating in the killing of a British soldier in 1980. Detectives were driving Angelo Fusco, 43, to Ireland's border with the British-linked province when a Dublin High Court justice ruled to block the extradition.
NEWS
March 2, 1988
Britain's relations with the Irish Republic became further inflamed as controversy grew over the fatal shooting Feb. 21 of a young Roman Catholic by a British soldier near the republic's border with Northern Ireland. Irish Prime Minister Charles Haughey challenged the British contention that Aiden McAnespie, 23, was shot accidentally as he was about to cross the border en route to work.
NEWS
January 3, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
Protestants on Friday renewed their campaign against the Anglo-Irish agreement that grants the Irish Republic a consultative role in governing this British province by launching a drive for signatures on a petition asking Queen Elizabeth II to intervene on their behalf. Led by the Rev. Ian Paisley, Protestants lit dozens of bonfires across the province to begin a campaign for 250,000 signatures on the petition.
NEWS
July 6, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
The prime ministers of Britain and Ireland will hold a two-day summit next week with Northern Ireland political leaders amid signs that Britain is growing increasingly impatient with the Irish Republican Army's refusal to disarm. Britain's Tony Blair and Ireland's Bertie Ahern will meet Monday in London, then move to a secluded mansion in the English Midlands for talks that are to include unionist and republican leaders in a bid to break the deadlock in Northern Ireland's peace process.
NEWS
November 16, 1991 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of additional soldiers were assigned Friday to Northern Ireland to quell the worst outburst of sectarian violence in years--seven civilians killed in 36 hours. Part-time members of three battalions of the locally based Ulster Defense Regiment were called to full-time duty by the British army commander, Lt. Gen. Sir John Wilsey.
NEWS
July 30, 1991 | SHAWN POGATCHNIK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"Oh give me a home, where there's no Pope o' Rome, where there's nothin' but Protestants stay. . . ," sing the drunken youths, swaying arm in arm around the bonfire that belches smoke into the midnight Ulster air. Atop the celebratory pyre, flames engulf an effigy of John Paul II and the loathed green, white and orange flag of the Irish Republic--the "foreign" land to the south.
NEWS
January 5, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Lawyers for an escaped Irish Republican Army convict won a court ruling delaying his extradition to Northern Ireland, where he faces a life sentence for participating in the killing of a British soldier in 1980. Detectives were driving Angelo Fusco, 43, to Ireland's border with the British-linked province when a Dublin High Court justice ruled to block the extradition.
NEWS
December 14, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Political leaders from both sides of the Irish border cast aside decades of hostility to hold landmark talks designed to seal a lasting peace in Northern Ireland. Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern led his Cabinet into the heart of British-ruled Northern Ireland for a meeting with ministers from the province's new coalition of Protestants and Roman Catholics.
NEWS
November 16, 1991 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of additional soldiers were assigned Friday to Northern Ireland to quell the worst outburst of sectarian violence in years--seven civilians killed in 36 hours. Part-time members of three battalions of the locally based Ulster Defense Regiment were called to full-time duty by the British army commander, Lt. Gen. Sir John Wilsey.
NEWS
July 30, 1991 | SHAWN POGATCHNIK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"Oh give me a home, where there's no Pope o' Rome, where there's nothin' but Protestants stay. . . ," sing the drunken youths, swaying arm in arm around the bonfire that belches smoke into the midnight Ulster air. Atop the celebratory pyre, flames engulf an effigy of John Paul II and the loathed green, white and orange flag of the Irish Republic--the "foreign" land to the south.
NEWS
May 4, 1991 | Reuters
Britain's minister for Northern Ireland met leaders of the Protestant Unionist majority Friday for talks that could present the best chance of peace in 70 years. On the eve of talks with Peter Brooke, veteran Unionist Ian Paisley ruled out any say for the independent Irish Republic on the internal affairs of Northern Ireland, which has been under direct rule from London for 17 years.
NEWS
March 2, 1988
Britain's relations with the Irish Republic became further inflamed as controversy grew over the fatal shooting Feb. 21 of a young Roman Catholic by a British soldier near the republic's border with Northern Ireland. Irish Prime Minister Charles Haughey challenged the British contention that Aiden McAnespie, 23, was shot accidentally as he was about to cross the border en route to work.
NEWS
January 3, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
Protestants on Friday renewed their campaign against the Anglo-Irish agreement that grants the Irish Republic a consultative role in governing this British province by launching a drive for signatures on a petition asking Queen Elizabeth II to intervene on their behalf. Led by the Rev. Ian Paisley, Protestants lit dozens of bonfires across the province to begin a campaign for 250,000 signatures on the petition.
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