Tory politician gets Irish passport because he’s “quite ashamed to be British” after Brexit

Posted By: September 05, 2017

Conservative MEP for London says he wanted reassurance he would remain EU citizen following referendum result  Lydia Smith.Independent. London. Monday, September 4, 2017 A Conservative MEP has secured himself an Irish passport following the vote to leave the European Union because he is a “passionate remainer who wanted reassurance he would stay an EU citizen.Hampshire-born Charles Tannock, whose […]

How Arlene Foster helped Nationalism find its teeth

Posted By: September 04, 2017

This article by Eamonn Mallie will provide Members of Congress with a very good overview of the current situation in Northern Ireland. It explains how Arlene Foster and the DUP have —by rejecting equality—  mismanaged and sabotaged progress. The Beloved Community of Blessed Martin Luther King, Jr. cannot be built up without equality, generosity, and mutual […]

Minority coalition better than DUP and Tories in charge

Posted By: September 04, 2017

Tom Kelly. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, September 4, 2017 BOTH Sinn Féin and the DUP were given whopping endorsements at the assembly elections last May.Those mandates are being woefully wasted by a lack of generosity. Unionism, as usual, has no graciousness in any of the concessions it makes.Each one is given begrudgingly or enforced upon them by law. The recent boost […]

Brexit chief Davis had key role in early stages of peace process, claims author

Posted By: September 04, 2017

Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness in 1998 Claire McNeilly. Belfast Telegraph. Monday, September 4, 2017Conservative Brexit Secretary David Davis was tasked with reaching an agreement with the IRA over bringing the Troubles to an end in the 1990s, according to a new book.Mr. Davis, one of the leading candidates to succeed Theresa May should she step down […]

The KKK’s war on Catholics

Posted By: September 03, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus The Klan is known mainly for its racism, but it also long harbored a virulent strain of anti-Catholicism Jonathan Wright. Catholic Herald. London. Saturday, September 2, 2017 [Jonathan Wright is an honorary fellow in the department of theology and religion at Durham University. His book Layered Landscapes: Early-Modern Sacred Space Across […]

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