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Posted By: April 21, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus   “Headlines in Saturday’s  Irish News of Belfast declares:‘Catholics could outnumber North’s Protestants by 2021.’ See article below. As Blessed Martin Luther King, Jr. liked to quote: ‘The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.’ (Theodore Parker 1810-1860).  Just as Whites in […]

Members of security forces “linked to Glenanne Gang guns”

Posted By: April 20, 2018

Edward Barnard, whose brother was murdered in 1976, brought the legal challengeNews Letter. Belfast. Wednesday, April 11, 2018.Off-duty police officers and soldiers were allegedly involved in an “extraordinary pattern” of loyalist killings in Northern Ireland, the Court of Appeal has heard. Senior judges were told members of the security forces were connected to weapons used by a paramilitary unit blamed for more […]

Donald Tusk says no Brexit deal until border reso

Posted By: April 20, 2018

John Campbell BBC News NI. Wednesday, April 18, 2018  There will be no Brexit withdrawal agreement and no transition deal unless the Irish border issue is resolved, Donald Tusk has said.Mr. Tusk’s role is to chair the group of EU national leaders.Speaking in Strasbourg, he said: “The UK’s decision on Brexit has caused the problem, and the UK […]

Outrage as Lord Kilclooney says McGurk’s bar was “drinking hole for IRA sympathisers”

Posted By: April 19, 2018

John Taylor, cross-bench peer Lord Kilclooney, made the comments on Twitter Brendan Hughes. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, April 3, 2018A UNIONIST peer has been criticised for claiming a pub bombed by loyalist paramilitaries during the Troubles was a “drinking hole for IRA sympathizers” who have run a “political campaign to place the blame on the UVF”.Former senior Ulster Unionist […]

Police appeal of “Hooded men” case to be heard

Posted By: April 18, 2018

Decision on whether Hooded Men probe can continueAllison Morris. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, April 18, 2018The Court of Appeal will today consider whether a police investigation into the actions of soldiers and police during the interrogation of the so-called Hooded Men in 1971 should proceed.Last year the High Court ruled that the PSNI must investigate the unlawful treatment of […]

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