Border “buffer” ridiculed

Posted By: June 02, 2018

“Nonsense” post-Brexit proposal criticised by DUP and Sinn FéinStaff Reporter. Irish News. Belfast.Saturday, June 2, 2018PROPOSALS for a 10-mile-wide Brexit ‘buffer zone’ at the border have been widely ridiculed.The scheme said to have been drawn up by British Brexit secretary David Davis, right, would see a “special economic zone” running along the 310-mile border where traders could operate under the Republic’s rules.However, the […]

Fr PJ McGlinchey: Resourceful missionary ‘made a Donegal’ of South Korean island

Posted By: June 02, 2018

Fr PJ McGlinchey spent more than 60 years on the Korean island of Jeju   Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, June 2, 2018 The Irish word “meitheal” describes the old rural tradition where neighbors come together to help with each other’s farming work, be it the bog, the hay or other crops. It is the spirit of […]

 Why is the Northern Ireland border question so hard?

Posted By: June 01, 2018

 Chris Morris. BBC NI News. November 30, 2017 The international border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is about 310 miles long with, depending on how many tracks you include, as many as 275 crossing points.In reality, the entire border is a crossing point because, apart from road signs changing from miles per hour to kilometers per hour, there is no […]

Republic’s constitution “downright insulting” to women said young Arlene Foster

Posted By: June 01, 2018

Mairead Holland.Irish News. Belfast. Friday, June 1, 2018The Republic’s constitution is “downright insulting” to women, a young Arlene Foster told a conference back in 1992.The reported comments by the former Ulster Unionist were unearthed in minutes of a Young UUP conference by abortion reform campaigners.Mr. Foster – then Arlene Kelly and aged 21 – described the constitution as being “riddled with Roman […]

Hibernians issue call to action for McGuinness Principles

Posted By: June 01, 2018

Irish Echo Staff. New York.Thursday, May 31, 2018The Ancient Order of Hibernians has drawn up an action plan aimed at securing support for the recently unveiled McGuinness Principles.In a statement, the AOH said that leading Irish-American organizations were united in unveiling the principles, named for the late Martin McGuinness “who dedicated his life so ardently for freedom and peace in […]

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