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Sinn Féin and DUP are given a week to ‘cool off’

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has signalled that back-channel discussions are likely this week in the hope that formal talks to restore the Northern Executive can resume before the end of the month

18th February, 2018

Sinn Féin and the DUP will be given a week to “cool off” before the British and Irish governments attempt to restart power-sharing talks at Stormont.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has signalled that back-channel discussions are likely this week in the hope that formal talks to restore the Northern Executive can resume before the end of the month. The DUP is objecting to a standalone Irish Language Act - which is a...

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