Two journalists arrested over suspected theft of Loughinisland documents from Police Ombudsman’s office

Posted By: August 31, 2018

Irish News. Belfast. Friday,  August 31,  2018 The six men killed in Loughinisland were, from top left, Adrian Rogan, Barney Green and Dan McCreanor and (from bottom left) Eamon Byrne, Malcolm Jenkinson and Patsy O’HareTwo journalists have been arrested over the suspected theft of confidential documents relating to the Loughinisland massacre.Investigative journalists Trevor Birney and Barry […]

Given all the negatives, it was remarkable just how many people turned out to see Pope Francis

Posted By: August 31, 2018

Martin O’Brien. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, August 31, 2018When you think about it, one of the most remarkable things about the visit of Pope Francis—despite all the negative messages about morgues, interminable walks, umbrella bans, the stringent health and safety restrictions,  plus the resurgence of the clerical abuse scandal internationally and the atrocious weather on Sunday—was the huge number of people who […]

Gerry Adams debunks economic argument against united Ireland as British hoax

Posted By: August 31, 2018

IrishCentral Staff@IrishCentral  New York, Friday, August 31, 2018The British are using fake figures in terms of the cost of Northern Ireland to the British exchequer says Gerry Adams.Sinn Fein former leader Gerry Adams has challenged the prevailing wisdom that the cost of Irish unification would bankrupt a united Ireland. He stated that the real figures are far less than what […]

DUP has yet to give an adequate explanation for the Papal snub

Posted By: August 31, 2018

DUP leader Arlene Foster hasn’t fully explained why her party didn’t send anybody to Papal reception.John Manley. Irish News. Belfast.Friday, August 29, 2018It’s important that people respect Arlene Foster’s decision not to attend Saturday’s civic reception for Pope Francis in Dublin Castle. Likewise, we must also acknowledge that there may be many valid reasons for the decision not to follow the example of […]

British bullying on Brexit border issue may reignite The Troubles

Posted By: August 30, 2018

Ciaran Tierney@ciarantierney Irish Central. Thursday, August 29, 2018 (Ciaran Tierney is a journalist, blogger, and digital storyteller based in Galway, Ireland. Jacob Rees-Mogg’s comments a grim reminder of how ignorant many British politicians remain about Irish affairs and Northern Ireland’s hard-won and much-relished peace.The English Conservative politician Jacob Rees-Mogg was at it again at the weekend, stoking up the […]

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