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Agent 6137 and the murder of Pat Finucane

Posted By: September 24, 2016

Dermot McEvoy. IrishCentral. September 25, 2016 Last week the Irish Times ran a fascinating story by Ian Cobain about the 1989 murder of Pat Finucane called “Secrecy and Northern Ireland’s Dirty War.”The article was based on reporting from Cobain’s upcoming book “The History Thieves.” Cobain is one of the finest investigative reporters in Britain , […]

Irish-American lobby body chief blames Belfast Telegraph after being snubbed by Brokenshire in US

Posted By: September 23, 2016

By Allan Preston Published in Belfast Telegraph, 23/09/2016 A leading Irish-American lobby group has blamed this newspaper for being excluded from a meeting with the Northern Ireland Secretary. Fr Sean McManus, the Fermanagh-born leader of the Irish National Caucus (INC), spoke after he was not invited to a Washington meeting on September 7 with James Brokenshire […]

After walkout, families now sue

Posted By: September 22, 2016

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by the Irish National Caucus    “Some Irish-Americans in Washington who met with Brokenshire were over-impressed by his willingness to meet with them. They declared he was “open-minded.” Try telling that to the Ballymurphy Massacre Committee, after reading the attached Irish Echo article. The Irish National Caucus  arranged for the Committee’s […]

A free press needed now more than ever

Posted By: September 22, 2016

“The de Silva report is a fascinating document that shows all but one of the UDA gang [that killed Pat Finucane] were in the pay of the security services. Some worked for Special Branch, others military intelligence.”Allison Morris. Irish News (Belfast). Thursday, September 22, 2016Most journalists know the great lengths officialdom will go to in order to prevent the truth […]

Legacy hearings must proceed

Posted By: September 21, 2016

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus   It appears that Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, James Brokenshire, had one ( soft) message for the audience in Washington, and another (“same old, same old”) message for the audience in Belfast, especially Ballymurphy. Some of the Irish-Americans who were excited and impressed by the […]

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