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Loyalist flute band “played famine song outside Catholic church” in Lisburn

Posted By: September 18, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to the U.S. Congress by Irish National Caucus   “How sad that 20 years after the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, Catholics still have to endure the blatant sectarianism reported in this article below. Is this any way to build up the Beloved Community in Northern Ireland?  Racism and sectarianism […]

The kind of unity Ireland needs isn’t about territory – it is about people

Posted By: September 18, 2018

Keeping Northern Ireland in the union has long relied on Catholic consent but Brexit will change that fact Fintan O’Toole. The Guardian.Sunday, September 16, 2018.There is no doubt that the supporters of Brexit, avowed unionists all, have done more to advance the cause of a united Ireland than the IRA ever managed in 30 years of terrible violence. The […]

Time for change

Posted By: September 18, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to U.S. Congress by Irish National Caucus   “Members of Congress and their Staff should find this Editorial from the Irish News of Belfast illuminating. Even the most ardent DUP supporter would find it hard to quibble with it.”—Fr. Sean McManus Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Monday, September 17, 2018. It is increasingly […]

Electoral Commission urged to probe DUP’s shadowy donors

Posted By: September 17, 2018

John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, September 17, 2018THE Electoral Commission has been urged to launch a fresh probe into spending by the shadowy pro-union group that donated nearly £500,000 to the DUP during the EU referendum campaign.The call from Jolyon Maugham QC of campaign group the Good Law Project comes in the wake of a High Court ruling that found the election […]

EU exit threatens peace process say researchers

Posted By: September 14, 2018

Bimpe Archer. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, September 14, 2018Professor Colin Harvey from  Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) said it is “a profound constitutional moment for Northern Ireland and the island of Ireland”HUMAN rights and equality protections in Northern Ireland will be “weakened” by Brexit, which will also damage its peace process, major new research has found.The study, launched today at Queen’s […]

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