Election deals come at a cost

Posted By: April 21, 2017

Are electoral pacts in the best interest of the voter? Fionnuala O Connor. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, April 21, 2017A show of sorts might continue, but Theresa May’s snap election has effectively wrecked talks about putting Stormont back together.Unionists have already set about different talks with far more energy – to fix who stands where to keep the […]

Irish priest to be set on path to sainthood in Dublin

Posted By: April 21, 2017

James Wilson @jameswilson1919 Irish Central. Friday, April 21, 2017                           Father John Sullivan.A Jesuit priest will be put on the pathway to sainthood next month when a ceremony in Dublin will see him “blessed.”Fr John Sullivan was born into a wealthy Dublin family in 1861. His Protestant father was an attorney […]

Caucus moves fast in the face of “mac attack”

Posted By: April 20, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus Ray O’Hanlon. Irish Echo. New York City,  Thursday, April 20, 2017 Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) The existence of the MacBride Principles owes much to the actions of mom and pop shareholders calling big corporations to account.But the ability of regular folk stockholders to influence corporate policies is coming underpressure […]

His influence and input changed face of Northern Ireland politics

Posted By: April 20, 2017

Martin McGuinness’ relationship with former first minister Arlene Foster was entirely different from those of the previous two DUP leaders, Ian Paisley and Peter Robinson  Alex Kane. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, April 20, 2017IF it hadn’t been for Martin McGuinness, I don’t think the DUP would have cut the deal that rebooted the Assembly and executive in May 2007.They may never have trusted him, […]

Sinn Féin says British government wants power-sharing to fail

Posted By: April 20, 2017

Sinn Féin’s leader in the north Michelle O’Neill accused the British government of wanting power-sharing to fail.  Deborah McAleese, Press Association. Irish News. Belfast.Thursday,  April 20,  2017 Michelle O’Neill, the leader of the party in the region, said the British prime minister does not want a Stormont Executive that will stand against Brexit.She made her comments following a meeting with Secretary […]

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