Ruling out loyalist supergrass’s murder evidence “betrayal of victims”

Posted By: October 12, 2017

Victims campaigner Raymond McCord Belfast Telegraph. Thursday, October 12, 2017 The authorities have betrayed victims by ruling out murder evidence from a loyalist supergrass, a prominent campaigner in Northern Ireland said. Raymond McCord said he was sickened by the treatment of former Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) commander and informer Gary Haggarty. Haggarty accused 11 paramilitaries […]

Bruton: “No-deal” would be ‘devastating” for peace process a former Taoiseach has said.

Posted By: October 12, 2017

Arj Singh. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, October 12, 2017 John Bruton said Britain leaving the European Union without a negotiated settlement would inevitably result in barriers being erected on the border.The British government released fresh policy papers on Monday which outlined how it would handle customs and trade arrangements if it failed to reach a trade deal with Brussels, raising the prospect of a […]

Disgraceful pandering to loyalists continues

Posted By: October 11, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus   “ Noted Belfast columnist Brian Feeney raises serious questions about the impartiality of the police in Northern Ireland. One of the key pillars of the Good Friday Agreement was the promise of ‘a new beginning to policing’ : ‘…fair and impartial, free from partisan political control; accountable, both […]

Taylor “not in position to help”relatives of McGurk’s victims

Posted By: October 11, 2017

Suzanne McGonagle.Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, October 11, 2017FORMER unionist minister John Taylor has said he can “only stand over the facts as they existed at the time” following calls for him to apologize over a statement about the McGurk’s Bar bombing in 1971.Mr. Taylor, now a cross-bench peer Lord Kilclooney, said he was “not in a position to help” relatives of […]

Catholicism “set to become” most popular religion in Scotland

Posted By: October 11, 2017

Ross McCafferty.The Scotsman. Friday,  September 29, 2017. Catholicism will become the most popular religion in Scotland in less than a decade, it was claimed yesterday. The Scottish Catholic Observer, citing data from the annual Scottish Household Survey, says that the figures show that the Catholic faith could become the largest religion in the country in seven years.  Over 10,000 people take part […]

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