Recognition for route to Irish unity welcomed by McDonald

Posted By: April 30, 2017

It is not about being “orange or green.” It’s about “whether you are a student or a farmer, or a worker.” Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary-Lou McDonald has welcomed EU leaders “recognizing the provision for the route to Irish unity in the Good Friday Agreement.”At a summit in Brussels on Saturday EU leaders of the 27 post-Brexit members states unanimously approved guidelines for how the bloc […]

EU leaders want to avoid hard border on the island of Ireland

Posted By: April 30, 2017

BBC NI. Friday,  April 29,  2017   The 27 EU leaders unanimously agreed on Saturday the guidelines issued in March by European Council President Donald Tusk.In a letter to the leaders of the EU-27 ahead of the summit, Mr. Tusk wrote that progress on “people, money, and Ireland” must come before negotiations on the EU’s future relationship with the […]

North could find its way back into the European Union if voters approved future unification

Posted By: April 30, 2017

Kenny rules out United Ireland referendum Sarah Collins. Irish Independent. Sunday, April 30, 2017 Taoiseach Enda Kenny last night ruled out a national vote on Irish unity saying the conditions for a referendum do not currently exist.His comments followed the formal acknowledgment by EU leaders of the possibility for Northern Ireland rejoining the EU as part of United Ireland post-Brexit.A statement […]


Posted By: April 30, 2017

Harry Breen   RUC Chief Superintendent whose death was Smithwick Tribunal’s focus—was not as innocent as the Tribunal extraordinarily contrived to believe. Deirdre Young.  Village. Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Judge Peter Smithwick The Smithwick Tribunal was instigated in Dublin as a strategic sop to the British Government while the Republic was itself seeking various Inquiries […]

Brexit fears prompt ex-British ambassador to become Irish citizen

Posted By: April 29, 2017

In 1914, Sir Ivor’s father, Leonard Moore Roberts, was born in Belfast – and with his arrival came Sir Ivor’s right, enshrined in the Belfast Agreement, to be counted a member of the Irish nation.“Five years later, the family moved back to Liverpool – I have never discovered why – and my father was one of the earliest pupils of a school, […]

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