UUP hits out at Paddy Ashdown’s “crass” and “offensive” remarks about NI

Posted By: June 14, 2017

“Mr. Callaghan said he had a principle, upon which national safety is based, that you never let the Ulsterman get their hands on the nation.”   Stephen Gamble. ew, Letter. Belfast.Tuesday, June 13, 2017 The UUP has blasted former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown for stating that the Prime Minister should “never, ever put the country in the hands of […]

Tory-DUP talks: David Trimble says critics should “grow up” and accept Sinn Fein funding cut demands

Posted By: June 14, 2017

The Former Northern Ireland First Minister says the DUP’s controversial proposals are simply about ‘bringing the law into line’ Tom Peck. British Independent. London. Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Lord Trimble, the former Northern Ireland First Minister, said people should be “grown up” about the DUP’s controversial demands PAA leading Unionist politician has said critics should “grow up” and accept the idea that […]

UUP hits out at Paddy Ashdown’s “crass and offensive” remarks about NI

Posted By: June 14, 2017

Stephen Gamble. News Letter. Belfast. Tuesday, June 13, 2017 The UUP has blasted former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown for stating that the Prime Minister should “never, ever put the country in the hands of an Ulsterman”.Mr. Ashdown was speaking on Sky News over the weekend, as it became clear Theresa May was seeking to strike a deal with the […]

May Must Not Resume Churchill’s Bigotry, and Foster Must Not Return to Brookeborough’s Anti-Catholicism

Posted By: June 13, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Both should work to repeal Act of Settlement, 1701 CAPITOL HILL. Wednesday, June 14, 2017— The remarkable development in Irish-British politics—on the heels of Brexit— of the Tories forming a sort of coalition government with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) of Northern Ireland has caused widespread concern among Irish-Americans.The words of Fr. Sean Mc Manus at a Briefing some […]

History speaks for itself on the DUP

Posted By: June 13, 2017

Eamonn Mallie. Irish Times.Dublin. Tuesday, June 13, 2017‘Lie down with dogs and you’ll rise with fleas’DUP leader Arlene Foster with her deputy Nigel Dodds as they hold a press conference at Stormont Castle. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty ImagesArlene ‘hyperbole’ Foster. I chuckled to myself when I heard the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party saying there has been “a lot of hyperbole” since last […]

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