Counting Catholics is not sectarian head-counting but countering the original sectarian headcount

Posted By: March 31, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus ” In today’s United States, Americans who believe in fairness and democracy would not defend a Congressional District that had been gerrymandered in such a way as to keep Blacks permanently out of power. And if Blacks —despite the original gerrymander—succeeded in becoming the majority, no fair […]

May’s approach to the border is odd

Posted By: March 30, 2018

Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Friday, March 30, 2018Theresa May was on slightly firmer ground on her visit to Northern Ireland yesterday than when she traveled here last month in anticipation of a Stormont deal.On that occasion, she was forced to slip away empty-handed but returned yesterday as part of a carefully managed whistle-stop tour of the UK regions marking a […]

Hearing told GFA implementation not complete – Daily Irish Echo, March 26, 2018

Posted By: March 29, 2018

  Congressman Chris Smith.   By Irish Echo Staff Although the Good Friday Agreement, signed twenty years ago on April 10, established a foundation for peace and justice for the future of Northern Ireland, critical parts of the agreement have not been fully implemented to this day, a hearing by the congressional Commission for Security […]

Police Scotland alerted to “shocking and vile” “Smash a Fenian Day”

Posted By: March 28, 2018

Martin Williams.The Herald. Scotland. Tuesday, March 27, 2018AN MSP has reported plans for a violent “Smash a Fenian Day” described by transport minister Humza Yousaf as “shocking and vile” to the police.The action by Glasgow Cathcart MSP James Dornan comes after he was sent a circular which appeared to show the plans for the violence on May 1. He said he expected it had been […]

Shadow assembly a step backwards

Posted By: March 28, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus “The whole point of Ulster unionism was to avoid living on equal terms with the rest of the people on the island. What they need to be considering now is how to ensure in the near future they guarantee their position so they can live on equal terms with the rest of […]

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