Eimear McGovern, Belfast Telegraph

Eimear McGovern

Belfast Telegraph

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Recent articles by Eimear:

MP hits out at delay to Northern Ireland A5 road project as inquiry opens

The public inquiry into the impact of Northern Ireland's biggest road project has opened. → Read More

Paul Quinn parents hold talks with political parties over son's brutal murder

The mother of Paul Quinn has visited Stormont to hold talks with politicians about the murder in Co Monaghan 13 years ago. → Read More

Infrastructure minister Mallon 'disappointed' she was not consulted on bridge to Scotland

Infrastructure minister Nichola Mallon has written to the Government to express her "surprise and disappointment" she was not consulted on controversial proposals for a bridge between Northern Ireland and Scotland. → Read More

Derry Girls and book about cash-for-ash scandal shortlisted for literary prize to promote peace

Hit Channel 4 sitcom Derry Girls, Milkman by Anna Burns and journalist Sam McBride's book Burned about the 'cash-for-ash' scandal have all been shortlisted for a literary prize in memory of a British ambassador to Ireland who was murdered by the IRA. → Read More

Coronavirus: Test on baby negative after lockdown in Northern Ireland hospital

The Belfast Telegraph understands tests on a baby suspected of being infected with the coronavirus in Londonderry have come back negative. → Read More

War of words over Causeway council's huge £70m cash shortfall

A war of words has erupted over a Northern Ireland council's £70m debt. → Read More

Mallon looking at option of MoT every two years but cannot say when centres will be fully operable

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has said she cannot give a date when MoT centres will become fully operational again. → Read More

Petition to save Belfast Zoo signed by almost 2,000

A petition to save Belfast Zoo has gathered almost 2,000 signatures since it was started five days ago. → Read More

SDLP's Claire Hanna canvasses for Fine Gael and Labour in Irish election

SDLP MP Claire Hanna has taken part in Irish general election canvassing for both Fine Gael and the Labour party over the past fortnight, despite her party's official partnership with Fianna Fail. → Read More

Lyra McKee's family in complaint over police operation on night of Derry murder

The Police Ombudsman is investigating a complaint from the family of murdered journalist Lyra McKee. → Read More

Teenage pedestrian Deaglan Moran killed in Downpatrick crash

A teenager who was killed in a collision in Downpatrick on Sunday night has been named as Deaglan Moran. → Read More

Belfast Zoo faces closure threat if councillors pass caged animals motion

Belfast Zoo could face closure if councillors pass a Sinn Fein motion declaring the caging of animals is "unethical and wrong". → Read More

Sinn Fein's Martina Anderson to return to Stormont as Foyle MLA

Sinn Fein MEP Martina Anderson is set to replace Raymond McCartney in Stormont as the new MLA for Foyle. → Read More

Member of Fine Gael's first Northern Ireland branch reinstated after controversy

Fine Gael has reinstated the founding member of its first Northern Ireland branch after expelling him for paying for Facebook ads to promote his father. → Read More

Decision not to prosecute alleged rapist to be reviewed after Carrick woman refuses to give up

The Public Prosecution Service is reviewing a decision not to prosecute a man accused of raping a young Co Antrim woman. → Read More

Election poll shows younger voters flock to Sinn Fein as Fianna Fail remains in the lead

A new poll shows that younger voters are flocking to Sinn Fein ahead of the Irish general election, with the margin of error often putting the party neck-and-neck with Fine Gael. → Read More

Clinton pays tribute to 'hero and good man' Seamus Mallon as funeral details announced

Former US president Bill Clinton has paid tribute to former deputy First Minister Seamus Mallon after his death aged 83. → Read More

Nicola Sturgeon heckled over SNP's IRA links in Scottish parliament

Unionist protestors were ejected from Scotland's parliament for heckling First Minister Nicola Sturgeon about alleged IRA supporters in the SNP. → Read More

Northern Ireland peer Lord Rogan presides as Brexit Bill clears final parliamentary hurdle

Ulster Unionist peer Lord Rogan played the role of Lord Speaker in Westminster as Boris Johnson's Brexit Bill took the penultimate step before being made law. → Read More

School's tribute to 'hard-working happy-go-lucky' past pupil Joel McTernaghan

A teenager from Newtownabbey who died tragically on Thursday has been described as extremely hardworking with a great sense of humour by his former school principal. → Read More