Posted By: January 03, 2015

                                 An Italian-American leader who spoke up for Irish justice when big Irish- American leaders were too scaredCAPITOL HILL. January1, 2015 — Irish-Americans are deeply sorry about the death of former New York Governor Mario Cuomo.Fr. Sean Mc Manus— President of the […]

Paisley and Peter Robinson at an Ulster Resistance rally in 1986

Posted By: January 03, 2015

News Letter (Belfast). Friday, January 2, 2014   A meeting of a hard line group set up to oppose the Anglo-Irish Agreement discussed burning Roman Catholics out of their homes, a British official was told in 1986.   According to a file at the Public Record Office in Belfast, the idea was floated at a […]

Dublin lobbied for Irish language ‘out of hatred for SF’

Posted By: January 02, 2015

News Letter ( Belfast).December 31, 2014 The memo was contained in files released by the Public Records OfficeGovernment officials believed that the Irish government was lobbying strongly for the Irish language partly because they were angered at Sinn Fein’s “hijacking” of the language.An October 9 1986 memo from S G Hewitt at the NIO referred to a recent […]

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