‘Forensic breakthrough’ in Kingsmill probe

Posted By: May 31, 2016

Forensic experts may have uncovered a potential lead in the inquiry into the Kingsmill massacre. UTV Staff, Belfast. Tuesday, May 31, 2016MayForty years ago, 10 Protestant workmen were murdered in a sectarian killing outside the Co Armagh village of Kingsmill.The IRA was blamed for killing the textile workers in January 1976 and an inquest into the atrocity has now begun at […]


Posted By: May 31, 2016

Kincora Boys’ Home: Inquiry to examine abuse claims An inquiry into historical child sex abuse in Northern Ireland has begun examining  allegations relating to the former Kincora Boys’Home Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry (HIA) chairman, Sir Anthony Hart, said possible “systemic failures to prevent such abuse” will be investigated. He said that a number of state bodies […]

US Press on Executions

Posted By: May 31, 2016

On This Day [In history]Eamon Phoenix. Irish News,  Tuesday, May 31, 1916 Irish News (Belfast).Tuesday, May 31, 2016US Press on Executions                        The New York Evening Mail commented: ‘From a legal point of view the penalty of death inflicted on the leaders of the Dublin revolt is justified. The successful rebel is a […]

Who will challenge Arlene if not Martin?

Posted By: May 31, 2016

“‘That was then,’ he [Martin Mc Guinness] replied cheerily when asked in that television debate if he had moved away from his refusal to the Saville Inquiry to detail his IRA involvement: ‘this is now.’ Indeed. Playing chief stooge in Arlene’s show will stretch every sinew of the retired warrior. Participation in a cross-community Stormont at the cost of holding his tongue will further test Sinn Féin’s northern […]

Politicians and media accused of trying to destroy Catholic Church

Posted By: May 31, 2016

Bishop of Cloyne William Crean identifies secular ‘determination ’ to eliminate churchA Catholic bishop has accused politicians and media in Ireland of seeking the destruction of the church and its elimination from public debate.“Ireland through its political and media establishments seems determined to eliminate the engagement of the Catholic Church in the public sphere,” said Bishop of Cloyne William Crean.“There are many in […]

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