Mixed emotions as “Ballymurphy Massacre” inquest gets underway

Posted By: November 12, 2018

Irish News. Belfast. Monday, November 12, 2018The families of ten people who were killed in gunfire during three days of shootings in west Belfast in 1971 have gathered outside court ahead of fresh inquests.Family members of those killed in the ‘Ballymurphy Massacre’ held pictures of the victims outside Laganside Court in Belfast.Political representatives from Sinn Féin and the […]

DUP doggedness could see it cut adrift

Posted By: November 10, 2018

Foster’s party spooked John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, November 10, 2018It’s long been speculated that Theresa May would cut adrift the DUP when ultimately faced with the choice between securing a pragmatic Brexit withdrawal deal and driving off a cliff. Many observers believe we have now reached that point but it’s important to distinguish between objective analysis and wishful thinking.The British prime minister […]

DUP-Tory relations deteriorate over border proposals

Posted By: November 10, 2018

John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, November 10, 2018 RELATIONS between the DUP and Theresa May deteriorated rapidly last night as Arlene Foster said she would not back the British prime minister’s proposals for a Brexit withdrawal deal.Developments in the aftermath of the publication of a leaked letter to the DUP leadership from the Tory leader raised doubts about the future of […]

 Mistake for Sinn Fein to say they would accept Arlene Foster as the first minister

Posted By: November 07, 2018

Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, November 7, 2018 It was a mistake for John O’Dowd to tell the BBC that Sinn Féin would accept Arlene Foster as First Minister a mistake on several grounds.Of course, he was quite correct when he said it was not up to Sinn Féin to tell the DUP who to nominate as […]

Posted By: November 06, 2018

                                Echo News                                    Caucus launches its ‘real people’ peace prize   By Irish Echo Staff.    Monday, November 5, 2018   A new peace prize has been launched by the Washington, D.C.-based Irish National Caucus. The prize, said the INC in a statement, is intended to honor and recognize individuals who have struggled for Irish […]

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