General Election: Arlene Foster, Colum Eastwood, Michelle O’Neill, Robin Swann, Naomi Long, Gerry Adams react to Theresa May’s snap pol

Posted By: April 18, 2017

 Claire Williamson. Belfast Telegraph. Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Theresa May’s call for a General Election in the midst of the Stormont crisis talks has shown “disdain” for Northern Ireland, SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has said.Theresa May has called an early general election for June 8 in an announcement which has stunned Westminster. The Prime Minister had repeatedly denied that she would call […]

4 UDR men quizzed on killing

Posted By: April 17, 2017

Connla Young. Belfast. Monday, April 17, 2017FOUR UDR members were arrested and questioned in relation to the murder of a Catholic man in Co Tyrone almost 30 years ago, it has emerged.Tommy Casey (57) was shot dead by the UVF at the home of a friend near Cookstown in October 1990.The Casey family believe there was collusion between […]

Brexit has returned Irish unity to political agenda – O’Neill

Posted By: April 17, 2017

UTV.Belfast Sunday, April 16, 2017 Brexit has placed Irish unity back on the political agenda almost a century on from the partition, Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill has told her party’s Easter Rising commemoration.Delivering the annual oration at Glasnevin cemetery in Dublin on the 101st anniversary of the rebellion, the republican party’s Stormont leader said the UK’s departure from the European Union despite […]

The one reason why this Titanic passenger survived

Posted By: April 17, 2017

Senan Molony @IrishCentralApril 14, 2017 (* Originally published in 2012).  Kate Gilnagh: Longford woman lied, when she finally gained access to the  upper deck, and said her sister was on board lifeboat 16.On April 14, 1914, off Newfoundland, the White Star Line ship, the RMS Titanic, struck an iceberg. In the early hours of April 15, the Belfast-built Titanic […]

Trump’s Irish Mafia Blows Itself Up

Posted By: April 16, 2017

Spicer, Pence, Bannon — not since JFK have the Irish had such power in the White House. This team would do better if they remembered their roots.Clive Irving. The Daily Beast. April, 14, 2017The sorry spectacle of Sean Spicer apologizing for suggesting that Hitler never gassed anybody has shown an essential but easily missed rule about the use of history: Those whose […]

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