McGuinness criticizes Brexit plans at Béal ne mBláth ceremony

Posted By: August 20, 2017

Mairéad McGuinness said Ireland’s relationship with the UK will be radically changed by Brexit RTE. Dublin. Sunday, 20 Aug. 2017  Fine Gael MEP Mairéad McGuinness drew parallels between the 1921 treaty and Brexit at a commemoration ceremony at Béal na mBláth in west Cork this afternoon.Hundreds of people gathered at Béal na mBláth for the 95th commemoration of the ambush […]

UK’s “totally unworkable” Brexit plan raises new fears over Border

Posted By: August 20, 2017

Minister Simon Coveney briefs the media in response to the UK position paper on Northern Ireland at Iveagh House yesterday. Photo: Mark Condren Kevin Doyle and Colm Kelpie . Irish Independent. Thursday, August 17, 2017   Ireland is preparing for a “worst-case scenario” amid fears that some of the UK’s proposals for cross-border trade are “totally […]

Britain’s border paper a bit too clever by half

Posted By: August 20, 2017

Patrick Murphy. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, August 19, 2017  You can have one of two views on Britain’s position paper on the Post-Brexit border. The first is that it was a very clever paper. The second is that it was a bit too clever by half. The recent behavior of the Conservative government would suggest that the second view carries greater validity.You […]

Hundreds of Irish gathered to give thanks to the Native Americans that saved them

Posted By: August 19, 2017

Hundreds of people at Bailick Park in Midleton to attend the dedication of the monument to the Choctaw Nation. The Irish people and the Native American Choctaw nation are bonded by the difficulties they have endured in their respective cultures and the resilience they have shown to overcome hardships, the Chief of the Choctaw Nation […]

A united Ireland is the only practical solution to Brexit

Posted By: August 19, 2017

The one sure way to enshrine free movement, free trade, and regulatory clarity in relations between the two parts of Ireland is to put them back togetherMary Dejevsky. Independent. London. Thursday, August 17, 2017If you found the UK Government’s first Brexit “position paper” on avoiding a “cliff-edge” in trade borderline delusional, just try the second, on Northern Ireland. A lot of Irish magic […]

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