Brexit “will prove to be a huge error” – Mitchell

Posted By: May 06, 2017

Edwin McGreal. Mayo News. Tuesday, May 2017STRAIGHT TALKER Former US Senator George Mitchell delivering the fourth annual Mary Robinson Internation Human Rights Lecture in Ballina.  Pic: Henry WillsThe man central to negotiating the Good Friday Agreement in 1998 has predicted that the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union will be one it will hugely regret.Former US […]

Every election is a border poll in north

Posted By: May 06, 2017

Every election is a border poll in northPatrick Murphy.Irish News. Belfast.Saturday, May 6, 2017We are going to have an even more sectarian election than usual but this time we are going to pretend it is all about the economy.While most political parties will initially refer to Brexit, international trade and hard and soft borders, it would appear unlikely that we can avoid […]

Watch found at scene wasn’t investigated claims Miami Showband massacre survivor

Posted By: May 05, 2017

Connla Young.Irish News. Belfast. Friday, May 5, 2017THE Police Ombudsman is investigating claims by a survivor of the Miami Showband massacre that cold case detectives failed to investigate a wristwatch said to have been found at the scene.Stephen Travers claimed that the Historical Enquiries Team (HET) refused to investigate the watch when details emerged in 2010.The attack was carried out […]

DUP councilor continues to “pray” that Sinn Féin’s Gerry Kelly will ‘very soon face the one true judge just like Marty’

Posted By: May 05, 2017

Ballymena DUP councilor John Carson made the comment in a Facebook postJohn Monaghan.Irish News. Belfast. Friday, May 5, 2017A DUP Ballymena counselor has said that he continues to “pray” that Sinn Féin North Belfast MLA Gerry Kelly will “very soon face the one true judge just like Marty.”Mid and East Antrim Borough Councilor John Carson, made […]

Commemorations should not offend any community

Posted By: May 04, 2017

Allison Morris. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, May 4, 2017 It’s stating the obvious to say that there are differing views when it comes to the conflict and those differing views have lead to countless clashes when it comes to how the past is remembered.An example of this – if one were needed – the reaction both before and after Sinn Féin’s northern leader […]

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