Methodist minister who oversaw IRA decommissioning “would be very comfortable” in a united Ireland

Posted By: August 10, 2017

John Monaghan. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, August 10, 2017Rev Harold Good said he had approached the Habitat for Humanity charity about the possibility of getting “bonfire builders” to work on a house building project. Picture by Hugh RussellA METHODIST minister who oversaw the decommissioning of the Provisional IRA’s arms has said he would be “very comfortable” in a united Ireland.However, Reverend Harold […]

Warning four counties will be hit hardest by Brexit exposure

Posted By: August 10, 2017

The agrifood sector is particularly exposed to the dangers of Brexit   Colm Kelpie. Irish Independent. Dublin. Thursday, August 10, 2017Cavan, Monaghan, Kerry, and Longford are the counties most exposed to the economic effects of a hard Brexit, while average farm incomes overall could be slashed by more than 6pc, stark analysis shows.More than one in five workers in each […]

A very different Irish leader is playing hardball with Britain

Posted By: August 09, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus “An important article—by an important Irish historian— for Members of Congress and their Staff.” —Fr. Sean McManus The new Taoiseach has no intention of making Brexit easy for Theresa May or assuaging the DUP Professor Roy Foster.The Evening Standard. London. Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Roy Foster is Emeritus […]

Gutless unionism can’t do decent thing

Posted By: August 09, 2017

 “Members of Congress and their Staff will inevitably see parallels in this article by noted columnist Brian Feeney: how Unionist leaders in Northern Ireland seem almost incapable of “letting go” of the bad old days just like how White Supremacist and Segregationist leaders in the Deep South were reluctant to “let go” of Jim Crow. […]

Pope Francis allies compare Trump’s Catholic supporters to Islamist jihadists

Posted By: August 09, 2017

James Wilson@jameswilson1919 August 09, 2017 03:35 AM Steve Bannon, the President’s Chief Strategist, decried as a “supporter of an apocalyptic geopolitics” by Vatican published article.Flickr / Michael Vadon Vatican publication says Catholic and evangelicals in America were part of an “alliance of hate.” Close allies of Pope Francis have launched a scathing attack on Catholic […]

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