McGuinness became peacemaker wholeheartedly – Tony Blair

Posted By: March 22, 2017

 David Hughes, Press Association. News Letter. Belfast. Tuesday, March 21, 2017  The Northern Ireland peace process would not have been possible without the leadership and courage shown by Martin McGuinness, Tony Blair said. The former prime minister said of the ex-IRA commander: “Once he became the peacemaker, he became it wholeheartedly.” Mr. Blair was in Number 10 when the […]

Career’s climax is what counts

Posted By: March 22, 2017

Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Wednesday, March 22, 2017 THERE can be occasions when the life of an individual becomes tightly entwined with the history of a country, and there can be no doubt that the story of MartinMcGuinness, who died early yesterday at the age of 66, entered such a category.Mr. McGuinness epitomized two key aspects of republicanism, from […]

Stuck in 1985 – time for end of Enda era

Posted By: March 22, 2017

Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast.Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Enda Kenny is in danger of making an eejit of himself. Yes. Yes. He has done it already with that astonishing admission to the Dáil that he made up a story about a conversation with minister Katherine Zappone which didn’t happen.That’s why the skids are under him and why […]

If Scotland leaves the U.K., will Northern Ireland be next?

Posted By: March 22, 2017

David Stewart. America: southernThe Jesuit Review. Tuesday,  March 21, 2017 ( David Stewart, S.J., is America’s London correspondent.)  A European and British Union flags hang outside Europe House, the European Parliament’s British offices, in London, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)  It is said that forthcoming events cast their shadow. Right now, those shadows suggest the United Kingdom will break up—perhaps not imminently but at some point […]

Irish –Americans Mourn the Death of Martin Mc Guinness

Posted By: March 21, 2017

  CAPITOL HILL. Washington, DC. Tuesday, March 21, 2017— Irish-Americans were shocked and saddened to hear of the death of Martin McGuinness, former Joint Prime Minister of Northern Ireland. Fr. Sean Mc Manus — President/Founder of the Capitol Hill- based Irish National Caucus said: “Martin will go down in Irish history as the most significant […]

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