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DUP insists substantial changes made to revised Brexit agreement

Posted By: December 09, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus “The DUP is adamant that substantive changes were made to the text of the EU-UK agreement after the party scuppered the original deal earlier this week.But University of Liverpool academic and DUP expert Jon Tonge said Mrs. Foster’s party ‘signed up yesterday for what they opposed on Monday’.He said he did not believe it was […]

Despite humiliating Theresa May, the DUP got nothing

Posted By: December 09, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus   “… the DUP never accepted the Good Friday Agreement …  Don’t forget,  Foster left the UUP because of her opposition to the Good Friday Agreement.” Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast.  December 10,  2017  The first point to make is that despite the huge odium they have incurred, the very personal humiliation they inflicted […]

Is there anything to be said for another round of Stormont talks?

Posted By: December 09, 2017

John Manley.Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, December 9, 2017 There were calls for fresh Stormont talks last night as a Brexit breakthrough was achieved to prevent a hard Border in Ireland.The deal includes provision for the Executive and Assembly to forge “distinct arrangements” for north-south and east-west trade.However, it is almost a year since the Executive collapsed and […]

May’s six commitments to Northern Ireland

Posted By: December 09, 2017

Theresa May says no hard border in Northern Ireland  RTE. DUBLIN. Friday, December 8, 2017   British Prime Minister Theresa May has said the Brexit deal announced in Brussels ensures there will be “no hard border” between Ireland and the UK.   Here are Mrs. May’s “six commitments to Northern Ireland”.   “Today I agreed […]

Commitments on border”‘politically bulletproof” – Varadkar

Posted By: December 08, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus RTE. Dublin.Friday, 8 Dec 2017  Leo Vardkar said joint commitment is “rock solid and cast iron” Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the Brexit deal between the European Union and the UK, which was announced in Brussels, has achieved “what we sought to achieve”.He said the joint commitment by the EU and […]

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