Plebiscite the next logical Brexit step

Posted By: December 05, 2016

“The people who backed Brexit were plainly influenced by simplistic claims about securing lucrative trade deals and restricting immigration, as well as boosting spending on the health service, which have all been proved to be fallacies.”Irish News (Belfast). Editorial. Monday, December 5, 2016The UK’s narrow vote to leave the EU in last June’s referendum was among the most disastrous political and […]

Posted By: December 05, 2016

ANOTHER SAD EXAMPLE OF ANTI-CATHOLIC BIGOTRY The Free Presbyterian Church ( of Northern  Ireland) is the driving force behind the opposition to the Pope’s possible visit to Northern Ireland. That denomination was founded by Reverend Ian Paisley in 1951,eventually becoming his political power base and the foundation-stone  of his political party, the DUP (Democratic Unionist […]

DUP councillor: Evangelicals should speak out against papal visit

Posted By: December 03, 2016

ANOTHER SAD EXAMPLE OF ANTI-CATHOLIC BIGOTRY John Finlay, DUP councilor,  Ballymoney Letter to the Editor. News Letter (Belfast). Saturday, December 3, 2016 John Finlay, DUP councilor,  Ballymoney    After Enda Kenny met with the pope at the Vatican on Monday, he wasted no time in tweeting that a papal visit to Ireland in 2018 was […]

Michael Mansfield calls for McGurk’s Bar apology from police

Posted By: December 02, 2016

Michael Mansfield QC will speak at the lecture to mark the 45th anniversary of the McGurk’s Bar atrocity in Belfast next week Connla Young. Irish News (Belfast). Friday, December 2, 2016A leading barrister has said it is “a matter of conscience” for PSNI chief constable George Hamilton to consider apologizing for police actions following the McGurk’s Bar massacre.Michael Mansfield was […]

Gary Haggarty: Files give remarkable insight into UVF extortion racket

Posted By: December 02, 2016

Allison Morris. Irish News (Belfast). Wednesday, November 30, 2016HUNDREDS of offenses Gary Haggarty confessed to – but which will never be read out in court – give an insight into the criminality of the notorious Mount Vernon UVF.Numerous businesses who were forced to pay money to the north Belfast gang are listed among the 301 ‘Taken Into Consideration’ (TIC) charges.While […]

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