North was always treated differently to rest of UK

Posted By: November 18, 2018

“Ulster says no’”stance betrays ignorance of British and Irish historyDiarmaid Ferriter. Irish Times. Dublin. Saturday, November 17, 2018Fifty years on, it seems Ulster is at another crossroads. Towards the end of 1968, the embattled prime minister of Northern Ireland, Terence O’Neill, grew graver in tone as civil rights marchers defied the law, the Nationalist Party refused to continue as the […]

How a group of Tory MPs could stop Northern Irish families ever getting justice

Posted By: November 18, 2018

Simon Jones.New Statesman.London.Tuesday,  November 13, 2018An amnesty for British troops would anger nationalists but also unionists. On a June morning in 1974, John Pat Cunningham, a 27-year-old with a mental age of between six and ten, left his house in a village in County Armagh and encountered a British Army unit, a common sight in the most violent […]

Seeking justice for Belfast’s forgotten massacre

Posted By: November 18, 2018

  Ten civilians, including a mother-of-eight and a priest, were killed in Ballymurphy in August 1971. As their inquests open, the families hope the truth about the massacre will be uncovered Kim Bielenberg. Irish Independent. Sunday, November 18, 2018 It happened just six months before Bloody Sunday, and the same British army regiment was responsible […]

Australia “going nuts” over Irish plan to “muscle in” on their E3 visas

Posted By: November 17, 2018

IrishCentral Staff @IrishCentral Nov 17, 2018 The Irish are “trying to muscle in” on Australia’s prized E3 visas to the U.S., according to the Sydney Morning Herald. At the end of last month, legislation was introduced to the US House of Representatives that would expand the E3 visa scheme to Irish workers, and Australian officials […]

Illinois top leadership turn out for Carrigan World Peace Prize

Posted By: November 16, 2018

Presented by Irish National Caucus   Burr Ridge, Illinois. Thursday, November 8, 2018— Two days after the elections top leaders in Illinois turned out in strength to honor Michael T. Carrigan, president of the Illinois AFL-CIO, recipient of the World Peace Prize of “Roving Ambassador for Peace.”   The Prize was presented by Fr, Sean […]

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