Could “useful idiots” think twice before standing?

Posted By: May 31, 2017

Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast.  Wednesday, May 31, 2017 A fortnight ago Simon Jenkins offered some unpleasant home truths for small parties in British general elections – observations that apply here as much as in Britain since the same voting system operates.The only achievement of small parties is to give one of the big parties a leg up he says.The antiquated […]

Don’t mention anti-Catholicism in the North

Posted By: May 31, 2017

Echo Opinion Fr. Sean Mc Manus. Irish Echo/May 31-June6, 2017/page 12. Thanks to The Irish Peo­ple newspaper (now dis­continued)  being digitalized, one can read this: “Father Sean Mc­Manus in giving the Benediction said: ‘We pray for an Ireland free and independent, where the little man, the man of no […]

Posted By: May 28, 2017

Ex-Clinton aide Nancy Soderberg: Time for ‘generational shift’ in peace process Nancy Soderberg played a key role in securing Sinn Fein leader  Gerry Adams his first US visaBelfast Telegraph. Sunday, May 28, 2017A former Clinton aide who played a key role in securing Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams his first US visa has said it is time for a “generational […]

An election with no real politics in sight

Posted By: May 27, 2017

Patrick Murphy. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, May 27, 2017 IN Britain the general election has centered on the renationalisation of key industries, a Tory drive to capture working-class votes in former Labor heartlands and a wider debate about conflicting definitions of national interest.Over here, the main argument so far has centered on what one politician said about another politician’s hair.Welcome to Not The […]

Telegram reveals British fury over Mc Manus invite

Posted By: May 24, 2017

Echo News Telegram reveals British fury over Mc Manus invite   President Jimmy Carter with Fr. Sean Mc Manus By Ray O’Hanlon September 11-17, 2013 But Fr. Sean McManus was viewed by London as being lit­tle more than a terrorist during his early years as founder and president of the Washington, D.C.-based Irish National […]

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