Still no clarity over Brexit

Posted By: June 23, 2017

LEADER BREXIT ANNIVERSARY FM NEWS Today marks the first anniversary of the most seismic, disruptive and far-reaching decision in recent British political history when – against all the odds – a majority voted to leave the European Union. It was not a UK-wide endorsement, of course. Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to remain in the […]


Posted By: June 23, 2017

Suzanne Mc Gonagle The Irish News. June 23, 2017 Archbishop John Joseph Hughes THE first Catholic Archbishop of New York will be honored with a blue plaque tomorrow in his Co Tyrone homeland. On the 220th anniversary of his birth, the remarkable life of John Joseph Hughes will be celebrated in Augher. Born in the townland of […]

Despite Tory weakness, we can rule out Sinn Féin taking Westminster seats

Posted By: June 20, 2017

Deaglán de Breadún. Irish News. Belfast, Monday, June 19, 2017As he settles into the job, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will keep a close eye on developments in The North but the key day-to-day role on behalf of the Irish government will be carried out by the new minister for foreign affairs, Simon Coveney.The Cork man lost out to Varadkar in the fight […]

John Major knows exactly how delicate the balance of Northern Irish politics is. Theresa May should listen to him

Posted By: June 20, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING. DISTRIBUTED BY IRISH NATIONAL CAUCUS   “The UK Government undertook in the Belfast Agreement in 1998 to be impartial in Northern Irish politics. The deal between Conservative Party and the DUP, expected to be finalized on Wednesday or Thursday this week, is a blatant breach of that promise.” The deal between Conservative Party and the DUP is a blatant […]

Varadkar “reassured” after meeting May

Posted By: June 20, 2017

By Evan Short. Irish Echo. Tuesday, June 30, 2017     Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he has been reassured by British Prime Minister Theresa May’s comments that any deal that the Conservatives strike with the DUP to prop up their government will not impact on Britain’s role as co-guarantors of the Good Friday Agreement. […]

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