Category: Micheal Martin

Tributes Pour in for David Trimble, Key Figure in Northern Ireland Peace Process

British, Irish, and American political leaders of the past and present have paid tribute to David Trimble, a key figure in the peace process in Northern Ireland, who died on July 25 at the age of 77 following a short illness. The former first minister of Northern Ireland and former leader of the Ulster Unionist…


UK Labour Leader Says Boris Johnson Taking ‘Wrecking Ball’ to UK–Irish Relations

UK Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer has accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson of taking a “wrecking ball” to relations with Ireland and the EU with his plan to unilaterally scrap aspects of the Northern Ireland Protocol. The UK government announced last month that it would introduce new legislation overriding parts of the protocol, which…


Ireland Marks 100 Years Since British Handover of Power at Dublin Castle

Ireland on Sunday marked 100 years since the handover of Dublin Castle by British forces, in a ceremony attended by Irish and UK dignitaries. At a ceremony in Dublin Castle, in the center of the capital, the Republic of Ireland marked the centenary of the deeply symbolic event. The transfer of power in Dublin Castle,…