DUP canvasser criticized for “horrible smear” of Sinn Féin

Posted By: May 04, 2017

Candidate John Finucane John Finucane, one of the north’s most prominent lawyers and son of murdered solicitor  Pat Finucane, is standing in North Belfast for Sinn Féin. Picture by Hugh Russell John Monaghan. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, May 4, 2017Dale Pankhurst, who is canvassing for  DUP MP Nigel Dodds. Picture from Twitter A prominent DUP member who is […]

Scientist provides evidence exonerating Robert Nairac of Troubles killings

Posted By: May 03, 2017

Claims are ‘key reasons’ ex-IRA members refusing to assist locate captain’s remainsGerry Moriarty. Irish Times. Dublin. Wednesday, May 3, 2017 The forensic scientist charged with finding the bodies of the Disappeared has provided documentary evidence rejecting claims that murdered British army captain Robert Nairac was linked to a number of notorious Troubles killings.Capt. Nairac was a controversial British undercover soldier who 40 years […]

British soldier turned priest appeals to IRA to return murdered officer’s body

Posted By: May 03, 2017

Father Burke told Prime Time that he left the British Army and became a priest as a result of Robert Nairac’s murder.Source: RTÉThe Dublin. Wednesday, May 3, 2017A FORMER UNDERCOVER British soldier and colleague of murdered officer Captain Robert Nairac has appealed to the IRA to return his body.Robert Nairac was abducted and murdered in May […]

EU decision changes the question on Irish unity

Posted By: May 03, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus   Brian Feeney. Irish News.Belfast. Wednesday, May 3, 2017Saturday’s formal statement of the EU’s negotiating position is of enormous importance for Ireland north and south.While Enda Kenny has been careful to avoid any public display of triumphalism, Irish government sources are cock-a-hoop at the brilliant success of Ireland’s diplomatic […]

There’s another battle brewing on Capitol Hill. And at the center of it are the MacBride Principles.

Posted By: May 01, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus   Maloney goes into battle for MacBride   Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Fr. Sean McManus at one last week’s two meetings of the House Financial Services Committee.Ray O’Hanlon. Irish Echo. New York City. Monday, May 1, 2017 The fair employment guidelines for Northern Ireland, that were so hotly debated around […]

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