Gerry Carroll

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Belfast’s  Glider  system isn’t just about transportation; there is a social and political dimension, says Robin Totten of Translink.

The crash of Stormont almost 20 months ago put many major developments on hold in Northern Ireland but one that snuck through the gap was the £90 mill(...)

Some Syrian refugees living in west Belfast say they are housed in poor conditions. Ahmed, pictured with his daughter Jana, complained  his house was damp and suffered from mould. He said there also was rat infestation and frequent gas leaks.

Syrian refugee families living in west Belfast have been subjected to racist attacks and are living in poor housing conditions, according to a report (...)

Counter-demonstrators protest against the UK Freedom Rally in Belfast. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

People Before Profit MLA Gerry Carroll has said that every time the far-right tries to mobilise in Belfast they will be met with opposition from anti-(...)

The 100 or so people who took part in the “UK Freedom March” rally in Belfast were met with a counter-demonstration by anti-fascint groups. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

Several hundred anti-fascist activists have gathered outside Belfast City Hall to counter-protest a “UK Freedom March” rally marking the second annive(...)

Protesters call for marriage equality in Northern Ireland, at a rally in Belfast. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

Co-director of the Together for Yes campaign Ailbhe Smyth has said activists from the Republic will support the people of Northern Ireland in their qu(...)

 Campaigners are pictured during a rally calling for abortion rights outside Belfast City Hall on Monday. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images.

Reproductive rights activists gathered in Belfast on Monday evening to call on the British government to legislate for abortion in Northern Ireland. (...)

Comments attributed to British prime minister Theresa May’s about a Border poll are an admission that a referendum on Irish unity should be called, Sinn Féin has said. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Pool/EPA..

Comments attributed to British prime minister Theresa May’s about a Border poll are an admission that it is time for a referendum on Irish unity, Sinn(...)

Brian Morgan(Rockie) and his pet dog Saoirse: “Our generation’s day is gone. The people are in a good place. This is the first time from 1916 the Irish people is uniting.” Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker

“See this area? It’s staunch. They wouldn’t let you say a bad word about Gerry Adams. He’s one of our own, a top-notcher. There’s ones from his family(...)

Irish-language campaigners dressed in crocodile costumes outside a DUP MLA’s office in Belfast. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan

As long as there was an IRA campaign of violence on this island, there was a large section of the Catholic nationalist community, North and South, who(...)

Around 50 people gathered in Belfast to hear speeches from Britain First leaders Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

An anti-fascist protester was arrested after a soft drink can was thrown at far-right Britain First leaders gathered outside Belfast City Hall on Sund(...)

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