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Main points of agreement between UK and EU in Brexit deal

Posted By: December 18, 2017

Document sets out ensuring rights of EU citizens in UK and promise of no hard border in Ireland as well as financial issuesRowena Mason. The Guardian. London. Friday, December 8, 2017    EU citizens in the UK and UK citizens in the rest of the EU have the right to stay. Rights of their children and those of partners in existing “durable relationships” […]

Mc Cord challenges Nigel Dodds, MP, on his silence and cover-up

Posted By: December 17, 2017

Irish Congressional BriefingDistributed by Irish National CaucusUnionist/ Protestant victims campaigner Raymond McCord, Sr. of Belfast has issued the following challenge to his MP,  Nigel Dodds of the DUP. Belfast. Saturday, December 16, 2017Dear Mr. Dodds,As you will be aware, during the Haggarty trial this week it was revealed that Haggarty had telephoned his Special Branch handlers on two occasions to warn them that the […]

Frank McManus: Letter to Varadkar on Brexit “powerful sign of feeling from Nationalists”

Posted By: December 16, 2017

IRISH NATIONAL CAUCUS Distributed by Irish National Caucus Rodney Edwards. Impartial Reporter. County Fermanagh.Thursday, December 14, 2017FORMER Fermanagh-south Tyrone MP Frank McManus has praised a letter signed by more than 200 nationalists in Northern Ireland, including a number of prolific people based in Fermanagh, and sent to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar calling on him “to protect the rights of citizens” ahead […]

Brexit proves we can turn anything into a sectarian issue here

Posted By: December 16, 2017

Patrick Murphy. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, December 16, 2017 Whatever the EU-UK Brexit agreement ultimately delivers in terms of trade, its political impact in Ireland is already clear.It has resulted in an even greater widening of the north’s sectarian division, allowed Fine Gael to steal Sinn Féin’s political clothes and propelled Irish nationalism back to a sort of 19th-century Catholic Hibernianism (without […]

Irish News editorial on Chief Constable’s plan to appeal Glenanne ruling

Posted By: December 16, 2017

Focus must be on bereaved Irish News Editorial.Belfast. Saturday, December 16, 2017 Almost a year after the collapse of Stormont and with the political impasse showing no sign of being resolved, the exasperation of those involved in legacy cases is becoming acute.Last week in this newspaper, the relatives of almost 120 victims of the notorious Glenanne Gang published an open letter to […]

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