Un-turning The Stones On Murder

Posted By: November 30, 2017

  Oscar-long-listed movie names loyalists who killed six Catholics in Loughlinisland bar   Frank Connolly. Village. Monday,  November 27,  2017,     The Heights Bar following the Loughlinisland massacre Among the issues that have delayed the restoration of a power-sharing government in The North is the failure of the DUP and the British government to […]

Hard Brexit would hit 142 Irish cross-border agreements

Posted By: November 29, 2017

From heart surgery to special needs education to mobile phone charges, an EC and UK study has compiled a list of activities that will be hitLisa O’Carroll. Brexit correspondent. The Guardian. London. Monday, November 27, 2017A confidential study conducted by the UK government and the European Commission has listed 142 cross-border activities on the island of Ireland that would be negatively impacted […]

Cost of political failure evident

Posted By: November 28, 2017

Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Tuesday, November 28, 2017 As we approach the first anniversary of the collapse of Stormont, it is clear that the absence of a power-sharing administration is having far-reaching implications for a range of significant areas in Northern Ireland.Civil servants are keeping public services ticking over while the secretary of state has intervened to allow a budget to go forward.But the […]

Poll finds most Unionists content to have sea border with Britain

Posted By: November 28, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National CaucusBrendan Hughes. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, November  28, 2017MOST unionists would be content with having a ‘sea border’ between Northern Ireland and Britain after Brexit, a new poll suggests.Almost 60 percent of unionist voters who were surveyed agreed that people should be prepared to accept controls at the Irish Sea under a deal between […]

Families protest over proposed statute of limitations for Troubles killings

Posted By: November 28, 2017

Siobhan Fenton.Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, November 28, 2017FAMILIES of victims and survivors of atrocities in the Troubles have held a protest outside Stormont to show their opposition to a proposed statute of limitations for killings in the conflict.Relatives of people killed at Loughinisland, Ballymurphy and McGurk’s Bar were among those at the rally.Many held placards stating “No limitations on truth” and “Justice […]

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