Party to raise boundary plans fears

Posted By: January 31, 2018

John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, January 31, 2018SINN Féin plans to raise a blueprint for redrawing the north’s electoral boundaries with Theresa May, claiming the latest proposals will leave four assembly seats without nationalist representation.The Boundary Commission has stressed that its recommendations for reducing the number of regional seats from 18 to 17 were made impartially and without political interference.Its revised proposals, […]

PSNI did not disclose military database files to Troubles inquests

Posted By: January 31, 2018

Allison Morris. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, January 31, 2018 The revelation that police did not disclose material to Troubles inquests from a military intelligence database they have held for a decade was described as “staggering” last night. Presiding coroner Mrs. Justice Keegan said the PSNI took possession of the sensitive information – which includes Ministry of Defense documents – in 2007. “However, the […]

Is the Supergrass tactic in Northern Ireland evidence of a failed state?

Posted By: January 31, 2018

Sean McCann. The Herald.Scotland. Monday, January 29, 2018 Sean McCann, Founding partner and former consultant in Criminal Law in the firm of McCann and McCann Solicitors, Belfast. EMOTIONS were raised, and old wounds opened when, Gary Haggarty, in return for a reduced sentence, agreed to give evidence against his former UVF colleagues.He had been a paid police informer for eleven […]

Grassroots Campaign for Irish Language Legislation transformed political discourse, but where are we now and how can we help deliver meaningful change?

Posted By: January 31, 2018

Slugger O’Toole Web Site.  January 22, 2018 Ciarán Mac Giolla Bhéin writes for Slugger about the upcoming talks and the Irish Language ActOn Wednesday our local political parties, this time the 5 ‘main parties’ as they are described in the media, will return to the table to try and flesh out a deal which would allow for the Executive to be […]

English police arrest Scappaticci

Posted By: January 31, 2018

Outside force probes IRA torture and murders   Freddie Scappaticci has publicly denied being the IRA agent known as Stakeknife   Allison Morris. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, January 31, 2018 WEST Belfast man Freddie Scappaticci has been arrested by English detectives investigating the abduction, torture, and murder of dozens of people by the IRA dating […]

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