Adams: the DUP is finding it difficult to accept NI no longer “a Protestant state”

Posted By: October 30, 2017

   Gerry Adams has said the DUP is struggling to reach a compromise with his party because Unionist leaders once boasted of having “a Protestant parliament for a Protestant state.”  Suzanne Breen. Belfast Telegraph.Friday, October 27, 2017. Gerry Adams has said the DUP is struggling to reach a compromise with his party because unionist leaders once boasted of having “a Protestant parliament for […]

Protests planned by Free Presbyterians if Pope visits NI

Posted By: October 28, 2017

  BBC. Friday, October 27, 2017 Pope Francis is expected to include a trip to Northern Ireland when he visits Ireland in 2018 A Free Presbyterian clergyman has said there will be protests if Pope Francis visits Northern Ireland next year.Retired minister Rev David McIlveen said that while the Pope has a right to visit, he can expect some opposition. His comments come after DUP […]

Posted By: October 28, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus “The case of the Hooded Men was one of the first cases I raised in the U.S. Congress when I came to America on October 2, 1972. There was a reluctance to believe that the British Government would torture people.(But that, of course, is precisely what the […]

Hooded Men hail “watershed moment” in fight for justice

Posted By: October 28, 2017

Connla Young. Irish News. Saturday,  October  28. 2017  Liam Shannon, Francis McGuigan, Jim Auld, Joe Clarke, Kevin Hannaway, and Brian Turley on their way out of the High Court in Belfast yesterday. Picture by Hugh Russell Francis McGuigan embraces his solicitor Darragh Mackin as Liam Shannon looks on outside the High Court in Belfast yesterday. Picture […]

Files on final death-penalty man “show high-level acceptance of misconduct in public office”

Posted By: October 26, 2017

Allison Morris. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, October 26, 2017Confidential documents linked to the conviction of the last man to be sentenced to the death penalty in Northern Ireland show a high-level acceptance of “misconduct in public office” when it came to British army arrest and torture of suspects, it has been claimed.The papers, linked to the case of west Belfast […]

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