Green leader says Foster should give Stormont “breathing space”

Posted By: March 18, 2017

Steven Agnew said Arlene Foster should “accept the verdict of the electorate.” News Letter. Belfast. Monday, March 6, 2017 The Green Party has said that Arlene Foster should not return to her post as the first minister while the public is still awaiting the results of a public inquiry into the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme.Leader Steven Agnew, newly re-elected […]

North’s “seismic shifts” call for dramatic reality checks

Posted By: March 17, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus As unionism adjusts to demographic trends Brexit may yet bind disparate communities. The data on demographic change has resurfaced in debate following the election in Northern Ireland, but for years the obvious implications of the census trend were ignored  Steven McCaffrey. Irish Times. Dublin. Friday, March 17, […]

Arlene Foster “created a short cut to a united Ireland,” Mike Nesbitt says

Posted By: March 17, 2017

In his first in-depth interview since resigning as party leader in the wake of a disappointing assembly election which saw the UUP’s seat tally reduced from 16 to ten, Mike Nesbitt said Arlene Foster’s anti-republican rhetoric during the campaign had created a “shortcut to a united Ireland.”Outgoing UUP leader Mike Nesbitt in Stormont. Picture by Bill SmythIrish News. Belfast. […]

Do you know who invented St. Patrick’s Day? Not many people do

Posted By: March 16, 2017

Irish Voice Editorial. Thursday, March 16, 2017Luke Wadding: You may never have heard of him, but we owe  him a deep debt of gratitude.You may never have heard of him, but we owe him a deep debt of gratitude, for Luke Wadding is the man we can all thank, praise or blame for making St. Patrick’s Day the […]

Laugh lightly at the Tom Elliotts of this world Newton Emerson

Posted By: March 16, 2017

Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, March 16, 2017 Superiority: Ulster Unionist MP Tom Elliott does not want polling stations or election broadcasts  extended north of the border if the Irish presidential franchise is extended to Northern Ireland.  Picture: Mal McCannUUP former leader Tom Elliott has said that if the Irish presidential franchise is extended to Northern Ireland, there should […]

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