On Air Now East Coast FM 2:30am - 6:00am Email
Now Playing Just Say Yes Snow Patrol

Northern Ireland Political Leaders Call For End To Violence

Political leaders in the North have called on recent violence to end before someone is killed.

55 police officers have been injured following riots in loyalist areas over the past 8 days.

The Northern Ireland Executive released a statement saying they are 'united in their support for law and order' and gave their backing to the PSNI.

First Minister Arlene Foster told the Stormont Assembly that political problems require political solutions'. 

Meanwhile, 98 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in the North in the past 24 hours.

There have been 2 Covid-related deaths.

102 people are being treated for the virus in hospital in Northern Ireland, with 12 in ICU.

More from East Coast FM Wicklow News

Later...

Co Wicklow Weather

  • Bray

    Sunny intervals

    High: 10°C | Low: 4°C

  • Wicklow

    Sunny intervals

    High: 10°C | Low: 3°C

  • Arklow

    Sunny intervals

    High: 9°C | Low: 3°C

  • Blessington

    Sunny intervals

    High: 10°C | Low: 2°C

  • Baltinglass

    Sunny intervals

    High: 11°C | Low: 2°C

Listen Live