Ballymurphy Massacre Families meet shadow secretary of state for Northern Ireland Vernon Coake MP.

Posted By: December 24, 2015

 The Ballymurphy Massacre Families today  met the Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Vernon Coaker MP in West Belfast during a two day visit.  During the meeting family membesr were able to update Mr Coaker of the recent developments in the campaign including new evidence in the form of a report by Laurence Rocke […]

British government still determined to conceal its role in the conflict

Posted By: December 24, 2015

Martin McGuinness. Deputy First Minister. Irish News ( Belfast). Wednesday, December 23, 2015 THE past continues to permeate and impact on the current political process, while casting a shadow over our future. Victims of the conflict have a right to the truth about the past. Providing mechanisms for achieving that right was the focus of […]

PSNI obstructiveness culture must change

Posted By: December 22, 2015

Fionnuala O Connor. Irish News (Belfast). Tuesdady, Deember 22, 2015The glossiest possible end-of-year report might chirrup about new leaders. But like tinsel, glossy stuff is only good for Christmas decoration.Old fears are stirred by the PSNI reaction last week to a finding that officers obstructed investigation into their own behaviour. It adds insult to injury that the case began with the maiming […]

Irish Fr. John Bannon: Confederate hero, Civil War secret emissary to pope

Posted By: December 19, 2015

Phillip Thomas Tucker, Ph.D @irishcentral           December 19,2015  +Father John Bannon:  People today are familiar with the battlefield heroics of Irish soldiers of the famed Irish Brigade, Army of the Potomac, during the American Civil War of 1861 to 1865. The Irishmen who wore Union blue compiled a distinguished combat record on battlefields across America. The role of the Irish who […]

Arlene Foster’s elevation puts her under more scrutiny

Posted By: December 18, 2015

By Chris Page. BBC December 17, 2015At 45, Arlene Foster is already something of a Stormont Executive veteran.She has been a minister since 2007, holding three portfolios – environment, enterprise and lately finance. At Stormont, success means scrutiny – and her rise to the very top means Mrs Foster’s record is being examined more closely than ever before. Business […]

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