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ORANGE ORDER’S DAY OF RECKONING HAS COME

Posted By: July 18, 2013

Brian Feeney. Irish News (Belfast). Wednesday, June17, 2013 THOMAS Babington Macaulay was a 19th century English historian, politician and writer. in the 1840s he was MP for Edinburgh. in 1847, after he had made a speech supporting an increase in the annual grant to Maynooth, the Tories whipped up Orangemen into a campaign of sectarian […]

ARRESTS FOR INCITEMENT AN AVENUE WORTH EXPLORING

Posted By: July 18, 2013

  Newton Emerson. Irish News ( Belfast). Thursday, July 18, 2013 THE PSNI has accused the Orange Order of “reckless” and “inflammatory” statements leading up to this year’s Twelfth violence. During the flag protests, Chief Constable Matt Baggott was vocal about the tragedy of vulnerable young people acquiring criminal records for rioting. The PSNI can square this circle by […]

TALKS WEIGH IN

Posted By: July 18, 2013

Problems to be dealt with through talking says US envoy John Manley. Irish News ( Belfast). Thursday, July 18, 2013 The US diplomat tasked with finding agreement on some of the north’s most contentious issues has insisted the solution lies in politics. Dr Richard haass, a former US envoy to Northern Ireland, arrived in Belfast yesterday […]

EUROPEAN COURT INDICTS BRITS

Posted By: July 16, 2013

IRA leaders’ right to life was breached by UK, European court finds UK’s failure to carry out full inquiries into high-profile deaths during Troubles is criticised by European court of human rights The Guardian ( London). Tuesday, July 16, 2013 The European court of human rights, which criticised the UK over the deaths of three […]

WHY CUDDLING UP TO ORANGE ORDER WOULD BE A MISTAKE FOR THE DUP

Posted By: July 16, 2013

  LIAM CLARKE –  Belfast Telegraph, Tuesday, July, 16 2013 Normally the first thought of governing parties is to support the police. In most societies, three nights of rioting in which 45 officers were injured would be met with straightforward condemnation – with any criticisms coming far down the list of concerns. We saw an […]

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