Government keen to avoid creation of border frontier

Posted By: August 16, 2017

John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, August 16, 2017THE British government is keen to avoid the creation of border posts and a physical frontier with the Republic in its proposals for maintaining free movement after Brexit.In a position paper published today, Whitehall will restate its commitment to a “seamless and frictionless” frontier between North and South, while dismissing a “customs border” in the […]

Stormont collapse has only disguised Sinn Féin weaknesses

Posted By: August 15, 2017

Will Sinn Féin’s northern leader MLA Michelle O’Neill take her party back into Stormont?  Fionnuala O’ Connor. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, August 15, 20017They brought it on themselves, and neither has a clue how to escape. Sinn Féin in the north is only saved from looking worse because the DUP is so awful.Under Peter Robinson and now Arlene […]

Where did it all go wrong for Irish atheists?

Posted By: August 14, 2017

We swapped authoritarian Catholicism for totalitarian proselytizing atheismJoe O’Toole.IrishTimes.Dublin. Monday, August 14, 2017  It was a strange epiphany in the unlikely setting of the local refuse recycling center in a small French town.I was intending to drop off some stuff but was surprised to find the facility locked up even though it was mid-afternoon of a working day. The […]

Torture was “the norm” in the North, says university lecturer

Posted By: August 14, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus “As I keep saying, George W. did not invent waterboarding.The British Government used it on Catholics in Northern Ireland in the 1970s.Members of Congress must speak out against this torture, as explained by Dr. Féilim Ó hAdhmaill, whom I know.”—Fr. Sean Mc Manus Torture was ‘the norm’ in […]

Story of boxing champ, the Belfast soldier, and a German army captain

Posted By: August 14, 2017

Andrew Madden. Irish News. August 14, 2017    INTRIGUING LINK: From left, Jimmy Magill who won three Irish middleweight boxing titles, three ABA titles and three European police titles before retiring in the late 1930s; William Hutchinson, who was seriously injured during the Second World War; former Olympic boxing silver medalist and German army captain […]

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