Cate McCurry, Belfast Telegraph

Cate McCurry

Belfast Telegraph

Tyrone, NE, United States

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Health minister condemns ‘Corona challenge’ after pair cough in his face

Ireland’s health minister has become the latest victim of the so-called “Corona challenge” after two people approached him in public and coughed in his face on purpose. → Read More

Coronavirus: Prescription orders quadruple in Northern Ireland pharmacies

The volume of prescription orders in Northern Ireland has quadrupled in some pharmacies amid the coronavirus crisis. → Read More

New case of coronavirus identified in east of Ireland

A new case of coronavirus has been identified in Ireland, bringing the total number of people diagnosed to 19. → Read More

Owners vow to rebuild west Belfast pub gutted by fire

The owners of a west Belfast pub that was gutted in a fire has vowed to rebuild the premises. → Read More

Stephen Farry: Alliance will engage in discussions around border poll

Alliance Party deputy leader Stephen Farry has said that while now is not the time for a border poll on a united Ireland, the party can engage in a “civilised discussion” on the debate. → Read More

Trump's acting chief on staff named US special envoy to Northern Ireland

Donald Trump’s acting chief of staff is to become the US special envoy to Northern Ireland. → Read More

Man arrested in Kevin Lunney torture probe released

A man arrested by detectives investigating the kidnap and torture of Co Fermanagh businessman Kevin Lunney has been released without charge. → Read More

Sinn Fein rallies next phase in campaign of intimidation and bullying – Varadkar

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has hit out at Sinn Fein’s plans to hold rallies, describing them as a campaign of “intimation and bullying”. → Read More

Sinn Fein leader slams Varadkar’s criticism of party’s public rallies

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald has described Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s description of their public meetings as “ridiculous”. → Read More

Troubles legacy mechanisms must be fully implemented, says Coveney

Ireland’s deputy premier has stressed the need to fully implement stalled legacy mechanisms during his first official meeting with Northern Ireland’s new secretary of state. → Read More

NI Secretary of State meets Tanaiste Simon Coveney in Belfast

The new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has held a meeting with the Tanaiste Simon Coveney in Belfast. → Read More

Government to respond to Supreme Court ruling over Pat Finucane death ‘in weeks’

The widow of murdered solicitor Pat Finucane has been told that the British Government will issue a response to the Supreme Court ruling over the investigation into her husband’s death in a “matter of weeks”. → Read More

Gerry Adams key player in negotiations for Irish government, Sinn Fein members are told

Sinn Fein members have been told Gerry Adams is a central part of the party's Irish government formation negotiating team. In a Sinn Fein briefing note, Mr Adams is listed along with other unelected party members Martin Lynch, Dawn Doyle, Stephen McGlade and Ken O'Connell as part of the team. Sinn Fein publicly announced that its negotiating team would be led by Pearse Doherty and include Eoin O… → Read More

No taoiseach elected in first sitting of the new Dail

The Dail has failed to elect a taoiseach at its first sitting after the election. → Read More

Mary Lou McDonald among four party leaders nominated for Taoiseach

The leaders of the four main political parties have been nominated for the Taoiseach’s office. → Read More

Sinn Fein ‘serious’ about being part of next Irish government

Sinn Fein has insisted it is “deadly serious” about being a part of the next government, as it pledged to talk to all parties. → Read More

TD filmed shouting ‘Up the ‘Ra’ defends controversial comments

A Sinn Fein TD who was filmed shouting “Up the ‘Ra” during a victory speech has defended the comment, saying it happened during “the excitement of the night”. → Read More

Mary Lou McDonald says she could be next taoiseach

Mary Lou McDonald has predicted she could be poised to become Ireland’s next leader. → Read More

Sinn Fein leader to take part in RTE debate

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald has been invited by RTE to take part in Tuesday night’s Prime Time leaders’ debate. → Read More

RTE indicates Sinn Fein leader could be included in final TV debate

RTE has indicated that it could include Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald in a televised debate, days before the electorate go to the polls. → Read More