Former Sinn Féin MLA believes party will pay price for abortion stance

Posted By: February 28, 2018

Former Sinn Féin MLA believes party will pay the price for abortion stanceFrancie Brolly believed SF’s position shows disconnect between urban and rural votersFrancie Brolly: “Certainly Dublin will decide which way the repeal vote goes, but I do not doubt the more rural counties like Donegal that they would not vote for  the Eighth Amendment to be […]

Putting DUP and Sinn Féin back in same room won’t work

Posted By: February 28, 2018

If Belfast Agreement is to be saved, it must be rewired, not rewrittenAlex Kane. Irish Times. Dublin. Monday, February 26, 2018On Monday, February 12th, it was pretty clear that key elements within the Democratic Unionist Party were seriously spooked. They believed that a deal had been done on an Irish Language Act. Monday came and went, leaving Theresa May […]

Anti-Catholic bigotry of many in DUP still significant

Posted By: February 27, 2018

Congressional Briefing Distributed by Irish National Caucus Sadly, there is no way of ignoring the elephant in the Northern Ireland-room: enduring, deep-seated ant-Catholicism.  But how could it be otherwise since the very top law in England enshrines State-sponsored anti-Catholicism in the British unwritten and uncoded constitution? The Act of Settlement 1701 – the foundation stone […]

“There’s a deep-rooted hatred toward the indigenous culture of Ireland, above all its language”

Posted By: February 26, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus.   When Northern Ireland was formed, unionist were determined to kill off the Gaeltacht communities, writes Caoimhín De Barra. Caoimhín De Barra.TheJournal. During blin. Belfast. February 17, 2018 (Caoimhín De Barra is Assistant Professor of Irish History and Culture at Drew University, New Jersey.) THE COLLAPSE OF talks to restore […]

Mike Quill: Was he America’s greatest Irish-born hero?

Posted By: February 26, 2018

  Dermot McEvoy. Irish Central. Sunday,  February 25, 2018 Mike Quill, founder of the Transport Workers Union of America (TWU), was an IRA legend who took the fight to the corrupt bosses exploiting workers of all ethnic backgrounds in America. I vividly remember sitting in a car, waiting for a traffic light to change, on […]

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