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Tag: Belfast

  • Friday, May 3rd 2019 - 08:29 UTC

    Bombardier selling its Northern Ireland operations: 3.600 jobs on the line

    The company said it would be working closely with employees and unions, through any future transition period

    The aerospace firm, Bombardier, is putting its Northern Ireland operation up for sale as part of a reorganization of the business. The Canadian aircraft manufacturer employs about 3,600 people across several locations in Northern Ireland.

  • Saturday, December 23rd 2017 - 12:38 UTC

    Dublin does not accept direct rule from London in North Ireland

    The Stormont executive collapsed at the start of 2017 after a bitter row between the DUP and Sinn Féin over a failed energy scheme.

    The Irish government would expect to have a “real and meaningful involvement” in Northern Ireland if efforts to restore Stormont fail, the Irish prime minister has said. Leo Varadkar said he would not support a return to direct rule from London if time is called on talks to restore a power-sharing government in Belfast, and anticipated he would make a fresh bid for a deal in January.