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Foster angry at taoiseach call for Dublin input into north

Posted By: December 23, 2017

John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, December 23, 2017ARLENE Foster has hit out at Leo Varadkar after his call for Dublin to have “real and meaningful involvement” in The North if power-sharing talks fail.As speculation mounts that a fresh bid for a deal to restore devolution will begin in January, Mr. Varadkar said he would not support a return to straight direct […]

McCord defends Ombudsman Maguire against attacks from Unionist politicians.

Posted By: December 23, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National CaucusIRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National CaucusIntrepid Protestant campaigner against State and police collusion, Raymond Mc Cord, Sr. has thrown his huge moral authority behind Police Ombudsman Michael Maguire.Belfast man McCord —one of the heroes of The Troubles in Northern Ireland— has relentlessly campaigned for justice for his son Raymond, Jr. who was […]

Dublin expects “real and meaningful” role if talks fail

Posted By: December 22, 2017

Unionists have been angered by the suggestion that Dublin could be handed a substantive role in the internal affairs of The North The Taoiseach says he would not support a return to straight direct rule from Westminster Deborah McAleese and David Young. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, December 22, 2017 The Dublin government would expect to have “real and meaningful involvement” […]

No cross-border travel checks after Brexit says May

Posted By: December 22, 2017

PM seeks to reassure readers of The Irish News as she answers their questions directlyJohn Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, December 22, 2017 PRIME Minister Theresa May has sought to reassure readers of The Irish News that there will be no checks on cross-border travel following Brexit.The Tory leader’s comment comes in replies to eight questions submitted to […]

Loughinisland report “unlawful”: I won’t quit and could appeal verdict says Police Ombudsman

Posted By: December 22, 2017

Ombudsman Michael Maguire claimed Royal Ulster Constabulary officers colluded in the 1994 Loughinisland massacre Jonathan Bell. Belfast Telegraph. Thursday, December 21, 2017 Police Ombudsman Michael Maguire has said he isn’t for quitting and may appeal a damning judgment on a major report compiled by his office. The High Court ruled on Thursday the Police Ombudsman […]

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