Old wounds, new problems: A drive along the Irish border before Brexit

Posted By: September 30, 2018

Before Brexit negotiations come to an end, asked communities along the border what they thought would happen. Gráinne Ní Aodha. The Dublin. Sunday, September 30, 2018Source: by Nicky RyanTHERE’S A STORY about a house in Pettigo that is split down the middle by the border – one half is in Northern Ireland and the other half in the Republic. But if you go to Pettigo, a […]

Vehicles cross the border 45 million times each year

Posted By: September 28, 2018

Bimpe Archer and Marie Louise McConville. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, September 28, 2018 There are more than 45 million vehicle crossings between Northern Ireland and the Republic each year, new figures reveal.A statistical report released last night shows the scale of the disruption which would be caused by a ‘hard border’ in the wake of Brexit.The figures, released by the Department […]

Paisley’s exclusivist nationalism lives on in Trump and Brexit

Posted By: September 26, 2018

God’s chosen people asserted right to govern settled lands from Ulster to USDaniel Geary.Irish Times.Dublin. Wednesday, September 26, 2018(Daniel Geary is the Mark Pigott associate professor of US history at Trinity College Dublin) The year 1968 is most associated with youthful activism on the left. From Prague to Paris, from Chicago to Derry, people demanded a more egalitarian society. But it was […]

Damages case hears Bloody Sunday injured felt stigma for years

Posted By: September 26, 2018

Bloody Sunday led to years of stigma suffered by those injured in the British army shootings Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, September 26, 2018 A MAN shot in the face on Bloody Sunday had to endure the stigma of “guilt by association” for decades until a major inquiry established his innocence, the High Court has heard.Injuries inflicted on Michael Quinn as a schoolboy […]

May hiding behind useful DUP idiots

Posted By: September 26, 2018

Irish Congressional Briefing Distributed by Irish National Caucus   Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, September 26, 2018  May has been using the DUP most cynicallyAFTER the Salzburg debacle the Sunday Times political editor, Tim Shipman, tweeted that most people in Britain “don’t give a monkey’s” about  The North.He added: “They think it’s a strange sectarian place and feel […]

Page 1 of 912345...Last »