Ireland will be partitioned more thoroughly than ever before

Posted By: February 08, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus   Experts have provided chapter and verse of what must happen at any new border between the EU Customs Union and the UK Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast.Wednesday, February 8, 2017THE British government intends to partition the island of Ireland more thoroughly than ever before. Make no mistake about it that is […]

Loyalist leader Jackie McDonald declares support for Arlene Foster’s leadership

Posted By: February 08, 2017

Loyalist leader Jackie McDonald has publicly declared  support for DUP leader Arlene Foster ahead of the March snap election. Allison Morris. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, February 8, 2017LOYALIST leader Jackie McDonald has urged voters to get behind DUP leader Arlene Foster saying her “experience and dedication has helped bring about stability and prosperity” to Northern Ireland.The most prominent figure […]

What would an Irish language act actually mean?

Posted By: February 08, 2017

Opponents of an Irish language Act argue it would result in an expensive upheaval of public services, but Political Correspondent John Manley finds its impact on the general population could be modestJohn Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, February 8, 2017Now and then, usually around election time, proposals for an Irish language act become a political football – or rather peil pholaitiúil.However, while it’s […]

Arlene Foster’s “feed the crocodiles” snap could come back to bite her

Posted By: February 08, 2017

By Noel McAdam. Belfast Telegraph. Tuesday, February 7, 2017It wasn’t just what she said; it was at least as much about the way she said it.After all, Arlene Foster insisting she will never allow an Irish Language Act is not exactly headline news. But the former First Minister has come under fire from foes across the […]

Arlene Foster’s mask slips to reveal all the old hatreds

Posted By: February 08, 2017

Irish Examiner Editorial. Cork. Wednesday, February 8, 2017 “If you feed a crocodile, it will keep coming back for more.”— Arlene Foster, DUP leaderONE of the primary duties of a political handler is to ensure that the face, the mask their master presents to the world, is fixed. The mask-cum-face, like every other mirror in a politician’s armory, must stay […]

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