Peace negotiator says Taoiseach right to voice frustration over Brexit

Posted By: August 02, 2017

  DUP strangely silent over intervention John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, August 2, 2017 One of the Irish government’s main peace process negotiators has said Leo Varadkar is “fully entitled” to voice his frustration over Britain’s failure so far to resolve the post-Brexit border question. Martin Mansergh, the former Fianna Fáil minister and adviser […]

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. […]

Sean Donlon: five steps towards Irish unity

Posted By: August 02, 2017

  By Jude Collins on August 2, 2017 Sean Donlon former Irish Ambassador to Washington (1978-1981]   Speak to any Irish-American, especially any Irish-American republican (no, not the Trump sort, Virginia – the Shinner sort) and they’ll tell you former ambassador Sean Donlon is one of their favorite people.[ Joking]The very mention of his name […]

Calls for a second New Ireland Forum

Posted By: August 02, 2017

Connla Young. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, August 2, 2017A joint oireachtas committee has called for the establishment of another New Ireland Forum more than 30 years after the first.Details are contained in a report which is due to be launched today in Dublin which provides options for the island of Ireland in the wake of Brexit.The report, Brexit and the […]

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