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IRA campaign in Co Cork during War of Independence not sectarian, UCC historian argue

Posted By: July 30, 2017

Dr. Andy Bielenberg says new evidence does not support thesis that Protestants were targeted in county Irish Times. Dublin. Sunday, July 30, 2017 New evidence from Cork does not support the thesis the IRA engaged in a sectarian campaign during the War of Independence, a history conference has heard.Dr. Andy Bielenberg of the School of History at University College Cork told the inaugural West Cork History […]

Brexit may not be dead yet but it is certainly unwell

Posted By: July 30, 2017

  Talk has been of ‘transition’ and of ‘implementation’, with nobody sure of the difference Chris Johns. Irish Times.Dublin. Sunday, Julyn30, 2017Is Brexit dying? It is tempting to say the UK government is in headlong retreat from its original Brexit plan. But that would assume there was a well-articulated vision in the first place. We now only hear faint echoes of the […]

Landmark ruling gives hope to those who have waited 40 years for justice

Posted By: July 30, 2017

Allison Morris. Irish News. Irish News. Belfast.Saturday, July 29, 2017 YESTERDAY’S landmark ruling, effectively ordering a probe into the activities of the murderous Glenanne Gang to resume, has given new hope to the victims’ families – many of who have campaigned for more than 40 years for justice.Mr. Justice Treacy ruled that police chiefs unlawfully frustrated any chance of an effective probe […]

Landmark ruling gives new hope to families

Posted By: July 29, 2017

“ Collusion between the loyalist gang and members of the RUC and the UDR was believed to be rife. ‘Stolen’ or lost security force weapons were used in many of the killings.” This is how the below editorial from the Irish News (Belfast) sums up the recent decision by the Belfast High Court. For 45 […]

Full truth must be revealed

Posted By: July 29, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFINGDistributed by Irish National Caucus “ The High Court ruling by Mr. Justice Seamus Treacy … was … an indictment of the PSNI’s approach to a case involving allegations of collusion and murder on an enormous scale. …Crucially, this UVF group also contained members of the RUC and UDR and allegations of security-force collusion go to the heart […]

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