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All-island forum on Brexit meeting in Dublin

Posted By: November 02, 2016

Gareth McKeown.Irish News (Belfast). Wednesday, November 2, 2016An all-Ireland forum on Brexit will take place today in Dublin without First Minister Arlene Foster and the biggest party in the north, the DUP.The all-day event in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham has been organised by Taoiseach Enda Kenny to discuss the fall-out from the EU referendum result, but unionist parties will be […]

McGlone hauls Foster over coals in renewable heat Deti blame-game

Posted By: November 02, 2016

Andrew Madden. Irish News (Belfast). Wednesday, November 2, 2016ARLENE Foster has faced a backlash over suggestions a Stormont committee was to blame for a failed green energy scheme that will cost the taxpayer hundreds of millions of pounds.The department for enterprise, trade, and investment (Deti) had implemented the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme in 2012.It was suspended in February of this […]

Invest NI briefed First Minister Arlene Foster while on her solo US business trip

Posted By: November 02, 2016

Gareth McKeown. Irish News ( Belfast).Wednesday, November 2, 2016INVEST NI has said it briefed First Minister Arlene Foster on the Republic’s “poaching” of investment while on an American trade mission without Martin McGuinness.It has been normal practice for the two joint heads of the Northern Ireland Executive to visit the US together, but in September Mrs. Foster embarked on a four-day […]

Foster speech devoid of a single policy

Posted By: November 02, 2016

Brian Feeney. Irish News (Belfast). Wednesday, November 2, 2016 It wasn’t very edifying, was it, the DUP conference, that is?The low point was the party leader’s speech lashing out in all directions except one – Sinn Féin – to hide the fact that she had nothing to say.You might have noticed that the only person interviewed on BBC NI […]

Tom Hayden: Man of Principles

Posted By: November 01, 2016

  A champion of the Mac Bride Principles CAPITOL HILL. Wednesday, November 2, 2016—— Tom Hayden (76) who died on October 23 will not only be remembered as the 1960s and 1970s peace activist, but also as an ardent  Irishman. This according to Fr. Sean Mc Manus, President of the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus. […]

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