[Brokenshire] NIO chief’s killings- call sparks storm

Posted By: January 31, 2017

“… Nationalists reacted with anger, with Sinn Fein saying it was “despicable” that he [Brokenshire] had made the remarks on the anniversary of Bloody Sunday.” By David Young. Belfast Telegraph. Monday, January 30, 2017A fierce row erupted yesterday after Secretary of State James Brokenshire said Troubles inquiries were placing too much focus on ex-soldiers and former RUC officers.Unionists applauded his comments, […]

DUP peer’s joke backfires

Posted By: January 30, 2017

THE IRISH NEWS – Monday 30, January 2017  LORD MORROW JM NEWS Lord Morrow was caught on camera making a quip about boilers DUP peer Maurice Morrow has been criticized for making light of the Renewable Heat Incentive scandal in an exchange with his party leader. Lord Morrow was caught on camera making a quip […]

Sinn Féin meeting that brought political crisis to a head

Posted By: January 29, 2017

In Belfast’s Felons Club they cheered a call to “bring the [Stormont] institutions down”Brian Rowan. Irish Times. Dublin. Monday, January 23, 2017Inside the Felons Club in West Belfast, the mood was immediately obvious. On a Saturday afternoon in early January, several hundred Republicans packed an upstairs room to hear Gerry Adams, first in a public speech and then in a private […]

RHI is a tale of monumental ineptitude – or something darker

Posted By: January 29, 2017

Sam McBride. News Letter. Belfast. Saturday, January 28, 2017  BBC Spotlights Conor Spackman throwing bank notes into a fire as he explained how taxpayers money is going up in smoke because of the RHI scheme. Picture courtesy of BBC NI SpotlightMore than seven weeks after BBC Spotlight’s image of bank notes being casually cast into a fire ignited public fury, major […]

British journalist says truth of British actions during Irish Famine “appalling”

Posted By: January 28, 2017

Frances Mulraney@FrancesMulraney. Irish Central.January 27, 2017, 12:00 AMAs a journalist, Michael Nicholson has reported from 18 war zones over his four-decade career, including periods spent in Vietnam, Israel, Afghanistan, and Kosovo.Public Domain / WikiCommonsAfter months of conducting his own research, the famed British reporter Michael Nicholson spoke out in December 2015 about the manner in which the British government dealt with the […]

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