Tory-DUP deal was doomed

Posted By: October 12, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus   “ This is a useful reminder for Members of Congress about the strange arrangement between the DUP and the  British Government of Prime Minister May.”—Fr. Sean McManus Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Friday, October 12, 2018 When Theresa May signed up to a confidence-and-supply deal with […]

Fr. McManus’ Letter in Irish Echo Regarding the Dup’s claim that that increasing the number of Catholics in the PSNI is “instutionalized” sectarianism.

Posted By: October 10, 2018

Pro-Remain parties hit out at DUP after Foster’s Barnier talk

Posted By: October 10, 2018

John Manley.Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, October 10, 2018STORMONT’S pro-Remain parties last night stressed how the DUP does not represent the majority view in Northern Ireland as Arlene Foster reiterated her opposition to any new economic barriers between the region and Britain.The DUP leader yesterday headed a party delegation at a meeting with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels.Speaking afterward, she […]

Legacy proposals flawed says DPP

Posted By: October 09, 2018

Bimpe Archer.Irish News. Tuesday, October 9, 2018Director of Public Prosecutions Stephen Herron – the PPS submission warns the additional caseload will add to the `extreme pressure’ on the organizationPROPOSALS to deal with the legacy of the Troubles contain fundamental flaws including an investigation time which “may not be achievable,” Northern Ireland’s chief prosecutor has said.Director of Public Prosecutions Stephen Herron, pictured, responded to the […]

Bigotry and ignorance destroyed brief period of enlightenment in 1960s Northern Ireland

Posted By: October 08, 2018

Patrick Murphy. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, October 6, 2018The civil rights movement was The North’s first peace process. An odd claim you might think since many believe that the movement marked the beginning of The Troubles.But examining the origins of the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (NICRA) shows that it was the first attempt at normal politics in a society […]

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