O’Loan criticises lack of top women judges

Posted By: August 24, 2015

Bimpe Archer.  Irish New ( Belfast). Monday ,August 24, 2015IT is “absolutely unacceptable” that not one woman sits in Northern Ireland’s highest courts, Baroness Nuala O’Loan has said.The former Police Ombudsman, pictured, said there is no justification for the lack of women in senior positions in the judiciary and criminal justice system.The north is now the only jurisdiction in Ireland and Britain to […]

Kissinger lobbyist link

Posted By: August 23, 2015

Declassified: The 1987 filesBy Staff Reporter. Belfast Telegraph. Friday, August 21, 2015American diplomat and politician Henry Kissinger was earmarked as a candidate to lobby for Northern Ireland in the United States.The idea of appointing a lobbyist was floated in the mid-1980s. Pressure intensified after the introduction of the MacBride Principles – a code of conduct for US […]

NI 1987 state papers: Divis flats demolition would have ‘undermined’ Provisional IRA support

Posted By: August 23, 2015

NI 1987 state papers: Divis flats demolition would have ‘undermined’ Provisional IRA supportBy Éamon Phoenix Historian. BBC NI. Friday,  August 21,  2015 Support for the Provisional IRA was strong within the Divis flats complex, the Irish government saidNI 1987 state papers Demolishing west Belfast’s Divis flats would have undermined support for the Provisional IRA, a senior Catholic bishop claimed in […]

Past is once more of romantic significance

Posted By: August 23, 2015

Patrick Murphy. Irish News( Belfast). Saturday, August 22, 2015 PERIOD DRAMA: Sinn Fein may be behind in the polls but it is miles ahead when it comes to re-enactments as proved with the burial of Fenian leader O’Donovan Rossa While the 1916 Rising started a day late, the 2016 Rising has begun a year early. Next year’s rising, of course, will […]


Posted By: August 22, 2015

   Michael Lillis,exposed in the Irish News article below, was based at the Irish Embassy in the 1970s.  He was  a rabid opponent of the Irish National Caucus and tried to destroy us. In those bad old days, many Irish-Americans saw  the Irish Embassy as a virtual  adjunct of the British Embassy. And, as for […]

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