Twaddell cul-de-sac a two-way street again

Posted By: September 29, 2016

Allison Morris. Irish News (Belfast). Thursday, September 29, 2016In 2013  a plethora of reporters and I  stood for the guts of ten hours at a riot in Woodvale in north Belfast. Ross Kemp was there filming which is never a good sign.While the football tops of those throwing the stones, bottles, bolts and anything else that came to hand,  had changed from the […]

Border lines blurred by new technology

Posted By: September 29, 2016

Newton Emerson.Irish News (Belfast). Thursday, September 29, 2016The British government has discussed using drones to patrol a post-Brexit Irish border, in order to comply with the EU customs union.This is according to former Labour leader Ed Miliband, who denounced the idea as “ridiculous”. However, it fits in with proposals already made by the Irish government. Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said customs posts need […]

All-island Brexit approach essential

Posted By: September 28, 2016

“… even if Arlene Foster can’t take her blinkers off and finally admit she made an idiotic mistake advocating Brexit. …She can remain in denial as long as she likes but The North’s economic fate after Brexit is inextricably linked with The South’s. Time for her to leave her unionist time warp.” Brian Feeney. Irish News.(Belfast). Wednesday, September 28, […]

Stormont’s lack of openness

Posted By: September 28, 2016

Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Wednesday, September 28, 2016As we know, the referendum on the UK’s continued membership of the European Union was one of the most important and far-reaching political issues of our times.The run-up to this vote on June 23 was marked by intense debate over the likely impact of a Brexit vote on Britain, where the focus was on immigration, […]

Pearse’s Easter Rising letter of surrender goes on display

Posted By: September 28, 2016

Pearse’s Easter Rising letter of surrender goes on displayClaire Simpson. Irish News (Belfast). Wednesday, September 28, 2016A LETTER of surrender written by Pádraig Pearse three days before his execution has gone on display in Dublin.The document, written by Pearse on April 30 1916, went on display at the GPO Witness History visitor centre on O’Connell Street yesterday and can be […]

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