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Free Presbyterians ‘will protest’ Pope’s visit

Posted By: November 29, 2016

    The Rev Dr Ian Brown minister of the Martyrs Memorial Free Presbyterian Church in Belfast   News Letter (Belfast).  Monday, November 28, 2016  The cleric who now ministers in Ian Paisley’s previous church in Belfast has vowed to protest if the Pope visits Northern Ireland in 2018. The DUP says First Minister Arlene […]

Now is the time to build a new, united Ireland

Posted By: November 28, 2016

“The closing down of the debate [in the Dail] on unity is akin to saying that we cannot talk about the future.” Gerry Adams. Irish News (Belfast). Monday, November 28, 2016Would anybody with the benefit of hindsight, propose the partition of Ireland as a measure to resolve conflict, build a prosperous and fair society or to reconcile people?Partition is […]

The nasty party

Posted By: November 27, 2016

Andrée Murphy. Belfast Media Group. Thursday, November 24, 2016 SO, look,  I am a strong supporter of the Good Friday Agreement and the peace process generally.I know it requires compromise and challenge. God knows we all in the republican community get that. We gave up Articles 2 and 3 of the Irish Constitution in favor of a process […]

Title: On this Day [in history]

Posted By: November 27, 2016

Eamon Phoenix.Irish News, November 25, 1916 Carson “Will Fight”- Again!            Sir Edward Carson (the Ulster Unionist leader) addressed the members of the Ulster Association in London at the Hotel Cecil. He warned the Government that when the crucial moment came next spring if they failed to take any action necessary to keep up the supply of heroes to […]

Rebellion Medals for RIC Men

Posted By: November 27, 2016

Yesterday, twenty- two members of the Royal Irish Constabulary, including a district inspector, were presented by the Viceroy (Lord Wimborne) with the RIC medal which has been bestowed on them for the courageous they displayed during the recent Rebellion in their respective districts. Prior to the presentation about 300 members of the RIC, including the medallists, were paraded at the RIC Depot, Phoenix Park […]

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