In Fairness to Brokenshire

Posted By: January 17, 2018

The Irish Echo. Letters to the Editor. January 17, 2018 Editor: Far be it from me to be too indulgent of Tory rulers in Northern Ireland. However, even this Fermanagh man is surprised by the negative publicity out-going secretary of state James Brokenshire received throughout his tenure in the North. Because of that negative publicity, […]

Twitter campaign highlights anti-Irish remarks

Posted By: January 17, 2018

RTE. Dublin. Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018   More than 1,000 Twitter account holders have so far shared their stories of encountering prejudice, rudeness, and ignorance A Twitter campaign to highlight prejudice against the Irish language and ignorant remarks made to Irish speakers in this country has reached more than one million people. The campaign using the […]

Identifying British Army major during Seamus Bradley inquest “would hamper his ability to holiday in Ireland”

Posted By: January 16, 2018

David Young. Press Association. Irish News. Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Revealing the identity of a retired British Army major during the inquest of an IRA man shot by soldiers would hamper his ability to holiday in Ireland, a coroner has heard.The former company commander with the Royal Scots regiment is due to give evidence at next month’s inquest for Seamus […]

Fr Sean’s American Struggle for Justice

Posted By: January 16, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSION BRIEFINGDistributed by Irish National CaucusImportant article attached from the Sunday World (Sunday, January 14, 2018), a major newspaper in Ireland, North and South, on the leader of the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus.       “British governments have been and gone. Fr. Sean is still here.”•How he prevailed against all odds.•His 1984 launching of the powerful MacBride Principles, which he […]

Penny may have finally dropped for Foster and DUP

Posted By: January 15, 2018

John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, July 15, 2017 We don’t hear much from Arlene Foster these days.The number of platforms available to the DUP leader has reduced in the year since she was the first minister, while her own unofficial boycott of certain news outlets also limits appearances.Reflecting how DUP power currently resides at Westminster, her deputy Nigel Dodds […]

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