Ireland set to back UK customs proposal

Posted By: May 17, 2018

The Irish Government is prepared to help British prime minister Theresa May push her customs partnership proposal, but will not give an inch on last December’s backstop agreement. Dabiel McConnell. Irish Times. Dublin. Thursday, May 17, 2018Senior Government sources have indicated that the Dublin negotiating team, led by Tánaiste Simon Coveney, has deliberately escalated the stakes ahead of June’s make-or-break summit in order […]

Theresa May’s comments on border poll cause a stir

Posted By: May 16, 2018

Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Wednesday, May 16, 2018 A week after Theresa May was caught out peddling inaccurate information over legacy cases, she has once again created an unintentional stir in Northern Ireland over comments aimed at a Conservative audience.As we approach the crucial point in discussions over the Irish border and potential arrangements on the movement of goods, it is […]

Is Theresa May right to worry about a hard border causing a united Ireland?

Posted By: May 16, 2018

The Prime Minister’s row with Jacob Rees-Mogg over what would happen in a post-Brexit unification referendum raises existential questions. Patrick Maguire. New Statesman. London. Tuesday, May 16, 2018Is a united Ireland inevitable in the event of a hard border? Some think so, and Theresa May, it seems, isn’t a million miles away from that conclusion either. Today’s Times reports an exchange between Jacob Rees-Mogg and […]

The Cavalier attitude to Brexit advances cause of united Ireland

Posted By: May 16, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus “The subtitle of the article from the Irish News is replete with historical irony: ‘Ireland is rarely off [British PM] Theresa May’s agenda.’ Indeed, at first glance, it sounds bizarre and outlandish because poor Ireland was never on a British Prime Minister’s agenda (except for Tony Blair, […]

Trump invited vicious anti-Catholic to bless new US Embassy in Israel

Posted By: May 15, 2018

IrishCentral Staff @IrishCentral. New York City. Tuesday, May 15, 2018   Anti-Catholic Texas pastor led the blessing of the new American embassy in Jerusalem. Donald Trump says he’s “an incredible guy.” Rabidly anti-Catholic Texas pastor Robert Jeffress, who led the blessing of the new American embassy in Jerusalem at the invitation of Donald Trump, has […]

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