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The North never set new order in motion

Posted By: August 11, 2015

Fionnuala O Connor . Irish News( Belfast). Tuesday, August 11, 2015Away back in March 2007, when a new world order seemed to be born with a DUP leader smiling beside Sinn Féin’s leader, a wise monitor of this society wondered what a recreated Northern Ireland ‘establishment’ would look like. Surely a new order needed one?This was before the Paisley/McGuinness […]

Roadmap to united Ireland is needed

Posted By: August 11, 2015

Chris Donnelly. Irish News ( Belfast). Tuesday, August 11, 2015Nationalist leaders: From left, Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams, then taoiseach Bertie Ahern and former SDLP leader John Hume in 1997 during the Hume Adams talks that preceded the 1998 signing of the Good Friday Agreement  The 2015 Westminster elections delivered a disappointing result for nationalist parties in the north of Ireland.The […]

Bombardier Shorts worker in Union flag dice row says firm is not inclusive

Posted By: August 08, 2015

 Rebecca Black.Belfast Telegraph. Friday, August 7, 2015 Bombardier’s Belfast base The worker who complained about a set of Union flag dice in a colleague’s car at an aircraft plant says the incident is only the tip of the iceberg.He has claimed that none of the four sites operated by Bombardier Shorts in Northern Ireland have an inclusive environment. […]

Orangeism viewed as beyond redemption by wider society

Posted By: August 08, 2015

Newton Emerson. Irish News (Belfast). Saturday, August 8, 2015 EasyJet will drop future mentions of the Twelfth from its in-flight magazine after an blogger complained that the current edition makes ‘Orangefest’ sound normal. The festivalisation of the Twelfth is ultimately its only hope and the West Belfast Festival proves this can succeed. However, while the Grand Lodge of […]

Corbyn stands out among Blairite cardboard cutouts

Posted By: August 06, 2015

Brian Feeney. Irish News ( Befast). Thursday, August 6, 2015Jeremy Corbyn is speaking at the west Belfast Féile tonight. It’s a safe bet that his presence will attract a lot more attention than expected when he was first booked to participate in the ‘West Belfast Talks Back’ session.Then he was billed as, ‘veteran old Labour socialist and […]

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