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Ending abstention could make Westminster work for Sinn Féin

Posted By: October 22, 2018

Rather than staging protests, Sinn Féin could influence change at Westminster to advance Irish republicanism if it ended abstentionism. Deaglán de Bréadún. Irish News. Belfast.Monday, October 22,  2018 EVEN those members of the nationalist community in The North who cannot abide Sinn Féin have to come to terms with the fact that, for the time being at the very least, their political […]

DUP MLAs mock Ulster Unionist Robbie Butler for attending papal visit, and label Pope   “the antichrist”

Posted By: October 22, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus  “The appalling sectarianism and virulent anti-Catholicism of the DUP continue unbridled and unashamed, as the article below explains. And, let me repeat, anti-Catholicism in Northern Ireland is not just about theological differences—it is above all about ‘keeping Catholics in their place,’  ‘at the back of the […]

Posted By: October 20, 2018

Irish Congressional Briefing Distributed to Congress by Irish Nation Caucus “The folly of Brexit has caused a series of lamentable reactions, but this outburst by Sammy Wison, DUP, must be one of the most appalling. (See below article  from today’s Irish News of Belfast). Taoiseach/Prime Minister Varadker is universally recognized as one of the good […]

A “precious union”? The Brexiters don’t care about Northern Ireland L

Posted By: October 20, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus   “This excellent article is a must-read for Members of Congress who wish to fully understand extreme British thinking on both Northern Ireland and Brexit. I have the honor of appearing along with the author, Fintan O’Toole, in the film “Bobby Sands:66 Days.” Mr. O’Toole has […]

Why I now hate the English – Irish writer’s searing column in NY Times

Posted By: October 20, 2018

 New York Times Op-Ed on how anger at the British has turned to disgust since Brexit. IrishCentral Staff@IrishCentral, New York.October 19, 2018London-based Irish writer Megan Nolan has written a powerful and profound Op-Ed piece in The New York Times [full article below] on how her attitude to the British has turned into anger and disgust given their disdain for the Irish. Her […]

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