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NO-ONE BETTING ON ANY CHANGE HERE

Posted By: December 31, 2014

Brian Feeney. Irish Nws ( Belfast). Wednesday, December 31, 2014 THE British general election on May 7 is set to produce the biggest sea change in British politics for generations, perhaps since 1945 when Labour emerged for the first time as a government with an overwhelming majority. Nevertheless 1945 was only Tweedledum overturning Tweedledee. That […]

Anglo-Irish relations ‘brought to lowest point by parade decision’

Posted By: December 30, 2014

MORE REVELATIONS ON HOW THE RUC ACTED AS THE ARMED MILITIA OF THE UNIONIST STATE— AND THE PRAETORIAN GUARD OF THE ORANGE ORDER… IT WAS SO BAD THAT EVEN THE USELESS GOVERNMENT OF GARRET FITZGERALD WAS FORCED TO GO THROUGH THE MOTION OF PROTESTING.  FITZGERALD MAIN CONCERN WAS ALWAYS TO STOP THE RISE OF SINN […]

The attitudes and nature of the DUP are frightening, said head of the Civil Service

Posted By: December 30, 2014

In a 1986 memo Sir Ken Bloomfield, pictured here in 2007, lamented the possibilities of devolved government in Northern Ireland Sam McBride. News Letter ( Belfast) December 28, 2014 The head of the civil service in 1986 privately described the “true nature” of the DUP as “frightening”, declassified government files today reveal.Sir Ken Bloomfield made the brutal […]

Religious imbalance at Shorts jeopardized support from the US

Posted By: December 29, 2014

Shorts campaign was one of the signature campaigns of the Irish National Caucus, actually predating our Mac Bride Principles campaign. Its seminal importance continues to be highlighted by the release of British state papers under the 20-year ruleGail Bell. Irish News (Belfast). Monday, December 29, 2014Gail Bell delves into the newly released historical government papers to look at business issues. THE percentage […]

AGREEMENT IS REALLY A STOP-GAP OF IDEAS

Posted By: December 27, 2014

  Patrick Murphy. Irish News ( Belfast). Saturday, December 27, 2014. THE North is to be privatised, its past sanitised and its electorate anaesthetised. That appears to be a reasonable summary of what the Stormont parties agreed in their annual sleep-over at Stormont. The grandly titled Stormont House Agreement (it conjures up images of the […]

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