Ireland should begin preparing for “peaceful reunification,” says Oireachtas committee

Posted By: August 03, 2017

By Michael McHugh.Irish Examiner. Cork. Thursday, August 3, 2017Ireland should begin preparing for “peaceful reunification” to address the long-term consequence of Brexit, an Oireachtas committee has urged.“New Ireland Forum 2” to achieve a nationalist consensus on how to unite the island should be established, a report published yesterday by the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement said.Northern […]

Brexit: Ireland’s Prime Minister Leo Varadkar trying to ‘keep door open’ for UK to stay in EU

Posted By: August 03, 2017

“It’s part of my remit to keep the door open, not just to the European Union, but also to the single market and also to the customs union”Rob Merrick. Independent. London. Monday, July 31, 2017The Irish Prime Minister says he is working to “keep the door open” for Britain to halt Brexit, amid growing rows over the future border with the North.Asked if he thought there was any possibility […]

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood calls for national discussion on Irish Unity

Posted By: August 03, 2017

   Derry Now is part of Rivermedia, the Irish media business which operates six local newspapers in the north west of Ireland.  Wednesday, August 2,  2017 SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA has welcomed a report of the Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement into Brexit and the future of Ireland. Mr. […]

Hand over my murdered boy’s secret files

Posted By: August 02, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by the Irish National Caucus “Intrepid victims’ campaigner, Raymond McCord, Sr.,  plans  to take the Northern Ireland police to the European Court in a further effort to get justice for his murdered son. Raymond, from the Protestant community in Belfast, has already brought his campaign to London, Dublin and Capitol Hill. Members […]

DUP struggling in the senior leagues

Posted By: August 02, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus   Brian Feeney.Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, August 2, 2017 When the DUP were negotiating their dirty deal with Theresa May’s wing of the Conservative party in June, Slugger O’Toole’s inventor Mick Fealty reminded them what the late Seamus Brennan said to the Greens when they were negotiating a coalition with Fianna Fáil in 2007. […]

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