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The details of the Stormont deal that allowed the DUP and Sinn Féin to climb down

After years of delayed deadlines, the Stormont deal was a last chance for Sinn Féin and the DUP to restore an assembly

By Siobhán Fenton  

Sinn Fein Deputy Leader Michelle O'Neill walks past a portriat of former DUP Leader Ian Paisley before speaking to the media in the great hall of Stormont Parliament buildings in Belfast as the deadline approaches for the resumption of a power sharing assembly in Northern Ireland. Photo: PA

Update: the deal was passed subsequent to this article being published. Read on to read Siobhán Fenton’s analysis of its contents.

After three years of deadlock at Stormont, a deal to see the devolved parliament return appears to be finally…

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