How Irish America thinks, votes and acts

Posted By: June 04, 2017

Is the US Irish community growing more conservative as their prosperity increases?Liam Kennedy, Irish Times. Dublin. Saturday, June 3, 2017(Liam Kennedy is director of the Clinton Institute for American Studies at University College ).“Being Irish American has become a benefit to the Irish. In the  past being Irish American was something you had to overcome.” Irish Americans figure prominently among […]

In some ways, there is little difference between Nationalism and Unionism

Posted By: June 03, 2017

Patrick Murphy. Belfast. Saturday . June 3, 2017 Whether you think next Thursday’s election is about Brexit, the border or something else, it will all boil down to a contest between Unionism and Nationalism. It always does.So, as you prepare to put your “X” for one or the other, it would appear reasonable to ask what exactly is the […]

Orangeman’s car “going down road like skittles”

Posted By: June 03, 2017

Staff Reporter. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, June 3, 2017 Roisin McGlone         John Alexander Aughey                CHARGES:   Ms. Clawson told the court that John Alexander Aughey,  pictured outside Belfast Crown Court yesterday, had been laughing  prior to his car hitting her           […]

SDLP leader is changed, changed utterly by Brexit

Posted By: June 02, 2017

Alex Kane. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, June 2, 2017 This was Colum Eastwood speaking in the assembly on June 27, 2016: “Let me just deal with the point that the Secretary of State made about the principle of consent and the Good Friday Agreement. I do not think that this is the right time for a Border poll because I believe […]

DUP backing Brexit bordering on farcical

Posted By: June 02, 2017

Brexit, which the DUP supported, has put the  Border front and center of negotiationsDenis Bradley.Irish News. Belfast. Friday, June 2, 2017 Brexit, which the DUP supported, has put the Irish border front and center of negotiationsWould someone explain to me why the DUP voted for Brexit. I have been on a bit of a mission for a couple of months to […]

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