Talks will go nowhere until Arlene Foster embraces power-sharing

Posted By: May 11, 2017

DUP Party Leader Arlene Foster during the Launch of the DUP’s General  election campaign launch at the Castlereigh Hills Golf in East Belfast on  Monday, ahead of the election on the 8th of June. Picture by Hugh Russell Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, May 10, 2017On Monday Bertie Ahern told RTÉ he still had confidence in the power-sharing […]

Ireland’s Brehon Laws was way ahead of their time

Posted By: May 10, 2017

IrishCentral Staff@IrishCentral. March 27, 2017Brehon Law is the body of ancient native Irish law which was generally operational in Gaelic areas until the completion of the English conquest of Ireland in the early 17th century. They were first set down on parchment in the 7th century and were named after wanderings lawyers, the Brehons.By the time of Elizabeth I, the Brehon laws […]

Fr. Sean Mc Manus (Kinawley parish, Fermanagh, and Washington, DC.) on Michelle Gildernew

Posted By: May 09, 2017

  “Michelle Gildernew should never have been robbed of her seat in Fermanagh/South Tyrone. The small number of nationalists and republicans who robbed her last time, must not do so again. Shame on them if they do. Michelle is the ideal MP: a charismatic people person, strong, intelligent, compassionate, non- sectarian and progressive. She is a leader who wants to […]

Political uncertainty a decade on from the historic political union of Paisley and McGuinness

Posted By: May 08, 2017

Ian Paisley and Gerry Adams on May 8, 2007, as power sharing is restoredBertie Ahern and Tony Blair viewed the peace process as a crucial part of their legacyAllison Morris. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, May 8, 2017Ten years ago today Northern Ireland entered into a new political era, with the restoration of devolution lead by former […]

Families of McGurk’s bombing victims launch bid for fresh inquest

Posted By: May 07, 2017

Sunday World. Belfast. Sunday, May 7, 2017The daughter of a woman murdered in a notorious Belfast bar bombing has demanded a fresh inquest to challenge what she branded “cover-up, collusion, and conspiracy.”Pat Irvine’s mother Kathleen was one of 15 killed in the explosion at McGurk’s bar in 1971.The bombing was carried out by the UVF but had initially been presented by […]

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