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MARCHING MANIA

Posted By: July 25, 2013

UNIONISTS JOSTLE FOR PRIZE IN PARADES CRISIS Newt Emerson. Irish News ( Belfast). Thursday, July 25, 2013 The issue of parading was solved three weeks ago when Belfast Orangemen talked to Ardoyne residents just before the Twelfth. Belfast’s County Grand Lodge described the talks as “historic”. The principle of talking to residents was thus formally […]

ORANGE MADNESS

Posted By: July 24, 2013

ORDER SEES ARDOYNE AS THE FINAL FRONTIER Allison Morris.Irish News( Belfast). Wednesday,July 24, 2013. MERVYN Gibson said the Twelfth wouldn’t be over until Orangemen from Ligoniel were all home. When exactly that will be is anyone’s guess. The controversial reverend obviously didn’t mean literally home, as all the ageing order members haven’t been camped out […]

BRIT DOUBLE STANDARD

Posted By: July 24, 2013

ONE-EYED APPROACH TO VIOLENCE FOOLS NO-ONE Brian Feeney. Irish News ( Belfast). Wednesday, July 24, 2013 MONDAY week ago the UVF threw four blast bombs at police from a street in east Belfast. Earlier so-called dissident republicans threw a nail bomb at police on the Crumlin Road at Ardoyne. The differing reaction to the two incidents perfectly illustrates […]

WHAT HAS PANDERING TO THE UVF ACHIEVED?

Posted By: July 20, 2013

WHAT HAS PANDERING TO THE UVF ACHIEVED? Newt Emerson. Irish News ( Belfast). Saturday, July 20, 2013 WHAT did the PSNI’s top brass get for six months of pandering to the UVF [  Ulster Volunteer Force, the Protestant /Unionist paramilitary oranization]? Four blast bombs thrown at its officers in east Belfast would appear to be […]

ADVICE FOR HAAS

Posted By: July 20, 2013

WELCOME TO PANTOMIME NI – MAGIC WAND ESSENTIAL Patrick Murphy. Irish News ( Belfast). Saturday, July 20, 2013 Dear Richard Haass, WELCOME to the europe’s longest running pantomime. (Since pantomime is rare in the US, let us explain – it is a musical comedy which often includes a fairy godmother, who grants everyone exactly what […]

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