“Unique solution needed for North”

Posted By: August 06, 2017

Varadkar: UK could rejoin free trade associationJohn Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, August 5, 2017Leo Varadkar has again voiced his hope that the UK will remain in the EU but has insisted that in the event of a hard Brexit Northern Ireland will require a “unique solution”.The taoiseach also dispelled the claim that the Dublin government advocated […]

Taoiseach sounding like hero we all need

Posted By: August 05, 2017

John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, August 5, 2017 Not since Charlie Haughey came to Belfast in 1990 has a Taoiseach’s visit generated so much of a buzz in the media. This level of interest from broadcasters and newspapers stems from a number of factors – Leo Varadkar is young, gay and, it appears, not afraid to speak his mind. We’re also […]

Former Tory MP warns over new Troubles threat

Posted By: August 05, 2017

“How can the Government slip so blindly into bed with a party that opposed the Good Friday Agreement of 1998?”  Noel McAdam. Belfast Telegraph. Friday, August 4,  2017A former Conservative MP who served as a soldier in Northern Ireland has warned the current “power vacuum” at Stormont could lead to a slide into violence.Patrick Mercer, a former shadow homeland […]

John Bruton says Ireland needs to try to stop Brexit happening

Posted By: August 04, 2017

Former Taoiseach Bruton says British need to “lay their cards on the table.”Vivienne Clarke. Irish Times. Dublin. Thursday, August 3, 2017Former Taoiseach John Bruton has hit out at both the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and the British government over their handling of Brexit and has said Ireland must try to stop Brexit happening altogether.Mr. Bruton said the DUP needs to decide what sort […]

Brexit has put Irish unity back on agenda

Posted By: August 04, 2017

Alex Kane. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, August 4, 2017Fresh from her holidays, Arlene Foster announced that she had, “regretfully come to the conclusion that Sinn Féin isn’t interested in devolution.” Gerry Adams responded by saying that he would come back from his own holidays to kick start the talks process, adding, “Let no-one in any circumstances, in any way, underestimate Sinn […]

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