O’Neill: We won’t back Foster until RHI inquiry completed

Posted By: February 17, 2017

News Letter.Belfast. Wednesday, February 15, 2017Michelle O’Neill at Sinn Fein’s manifesto launch in the Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre, Armagh citySinn Fein’s new leader in Northern Ireland has insisted that the party will not immediately enter into power-sharing with Arlene Foster after the March election.Michelle O’Neill said the party will not support the DUP leader in an […]

Labor leaders given World Peace Awards in D.C. Ceremony

Posted By: February 16, 2017

Bill Hughes. Baltimore Post Examiner. Wednesday. February 15, 2017   AFL-CIO Headquarters, on Tuesday afternoon two stalwarts of the cause of Organized Labor, John Sweeney and Elizabeth Powell, were awarded with the “Roving Ambassador for Peace” award.Sweeney is the President-Emeritus of the AFL-CIO and Ms. Powell is the Secretary-Treasurer of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU). Elizabeth Powell, Fr. Sean […]

UUP refuses to reveal action against suspended member over Irish tricolor remarks

Posted By: February 16, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus   “This article again reveals the bigotry, sectarianism, and racism still sadly present in a significant section of the Unionist/Loyalist/Protestant community in Northern Ireland.All of  this pathology can , in effect,  be subsumed under historic  anti-Catholicism that England foisted on Ireland.” —Fr. Sean Mc Manus “It is […]

UUP/SDLP project falls at the first hurdle

Posted By: February 15, 2017

Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, February 15, 2017The joint UUP-SDLP alternative ‘government’ project didn’t last long, did it? In fact, it instantly collapsed when Mark Carruthers posed the first set of questions about it on Sunday.No, not just the row about transfers to ‘the other side.’ The very idea that two parties each with less than half the […]

Labor leaders Sweeney and Powell receive “Roving Ambassador for Peace” award

Posted By: February 15, 2017

World Peace Prize AwardsLabor leaders Sweeney and Powell receive “Roving Ambassador for Peace” awardMrs. Maureen Sweeney, Barbara Flaherty, Elizabeth Powell, Fr. Sean Mc Manus and John SweeneyCAPITOL HILL. Tuesday, February 14, 2017——A Seoul, South Korea –based World Peace Award was presented in Washington, DC on Tuesday, February 14 to two distinguished Labor leaders.President-Emeritus John Sweeney, AFL-CIO, and Ms. Elizabeth Powell, Secretary-Treasurer […]

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