Stormont


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Stormont

a suburb of Belfast: site of Parliament House (1928--30), formerly the seat of the parliament of Northern Ireland (1922--72) and since 1998 of the Northern Ireland assembly, and Stormont Castle, formerly the residence of the prime minister of Northern Ireland and since 1998 the office of the province's first minister
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At the Great Hall at Parliament Buildings she said: "I am very glad he is being honoured here at Stormont, very glad.
Sinn Fein Stormont Assembly member Conor Murphy said the party would not be distracted from fighting Tory cuts and austerity by an electoral contest within unionism.
The British Government has decided to legislate on welfare reform in Northern Ireland if the Stormont parties cannot reach agreement.
I am delighted the Government has introduced this important Bill today, as part of its implementation of the Stormont House Agreement.
But the 11-week process was still going on, with no immediate end in sight, as daylight broke over the talks venue at Stormont House.
Scotland Yard, the FBI and the Irish secret service must know the identity of the bombers, but they are not going to do anything that would cause the collapse of Stormont.
The game stayed tight until just before half-time when The Stormont broke from a Wilson free-kick to make it 2-0 through Ryan French.
Sinn Fein has vowed to withdraw from Stormont if policing is not devolved - which would spark a Stormont election - but they have come under pressure from the Irish and British governments to forge a deal.
Drawing primarily on cabinet and departmental papers in government archives in Belfast, London, and Dublin, Rees (Omagh Academy) argues that when the Labour Party first took the reins of government in London in 1945, it could have nudged the Unionist Stormont government of Northern Ireland towards reforming its treatment of Catholics, particularly if such reform had been linked to the generous financial treatment enjoyed by Stormont during the years immediately following World War II.
FURIOUS unionists were yesterday trying to block an event at Stormont marking the life of an IRA woman shot dead in Gibraltar.
If the Pope did visit Ulster, he may be expected to meet Stormont first minister Paisley.
The 51-year-old killer is back behind bars after being charged with attempting to murder Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams and chief negotiator Martin McGuinness when he launched an assault on Stormont Parliament Buildings while the Assembly was sitting on Friday.