Loyalist thugs appear to be untouchable, claims Bangor hammer attack victim

Posted By: December 27, 2017

 Rebecca Black. Belfast Telegraph. Wednesday, December 27, 2017 A community worker attacked by loyalists says the failure to secure any convictions over the assault has left him demoralized.Aaron McMahon, a volunteer from Bangor, was beaten up in November 2015 after speaking out for months on behalf of residents and young people who were experiencing intimidation and violence at the […]

DUP prepared to shaft their deluded voters

Posted By: December 27, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus   “For the hardliners among the DUP MPs, any role for the Irish government in The North has always been anathema. For them, Brexit, despite their claims they don’t want a hard border, is a way of bringing them closer to Britain which is their whole reason for existence as Unionists even […]

The dying kick of Ulster unionist supremacy is the Irish story of 2017

Posted By: December 26, 2017

The dying kick of Ulster unionist supremacy is the Irish story of 2017Niall O’Dowd @niallodowd Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Ulster unionism is on its back foot. Their majority is gone and the bully boy tactics don’t work anymore.The dying kick of Ulster unionism, hastened by the disastrous British government Brexit policy, is the biggest Irish story of 2017 or any year. Since 1921 […]

St. Andrews University research shows British street names “make residents feel less Scottish”

Posted By: December 26, 2017

“And this is why England tried to destroy Irish place names all over Ireland, replacing them with English names—cultural/memory genocide.”— Fr. Sean Mc Manus   The Herald. Scotland. November 15, 2017The name of the street where you live indicates how Scottish you feel, a study has found.People living in areas of Scotland with street names commemorating Britain, […]

Letters to the Editor: Re: Nelson McCausland’s article

Posted By: December 25, 2017

Letters to the Editor. Derry News BelfastDecember 24, 2017Dear Editor,When I read Nelson McCausland’s article in the Belfast Telegraph, “Ulster-Scots are being written out of historical record – it’s time to reclaim them for posterity” (December 21), I immediately thought it is a classic case of cognitive dissonance (which the dictionary defines as “the state […]

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