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Ireland’s economy “threatened by Tory fundamentalists”

Posted By: December 13, 2018

Opposition leader says Ireland is not ready for no-deal BrexitLisa O’Carroll. The Guardian. London.Wednesday, December 12,  2018   Ireland’s economy is in “heightened danger” because of a “fundamentalist fringe” in the Conservative party, the leader of the country’s opposition party has said.In a rare break in the unified front over Brexit in Irish politics, Micheál Martin of Fianna Fáil has […]

Eastwood ‘bewildered’ by Corbyn’s backstop rejection

Posted By: December 13, 2018

John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, December 13, 2018   COLUM Eastwood has said he is “bewildered” to hear Jeremy Corbyn reject the Backstop element of the withdrawal agreement while characterizing the soft Border guarantee as a threat to The Union.   The SDLP leader was speaking after Labor MP Conor McGinn said Mr. Corbyn […]

The DUP have become turkeys voting for Christmas as they steer us toward a no-deal Brexit

Posted By: December 12, 2018

The party have clearly learned nothing from the long history of British Conservatives shafting Northern Irish unionists Ben Kelly. Independent. London. Tuesday, December 11, 2018 As Theresa May’s deal hit a wall yesterday, the DUP leader Arlene Foster tweeted, “The backstop must go. Too much time has been wasted. Need a better deal. Disappointed it has taken so long for Prime Minister to listen.”Surely […]

Customs union and single market are real issues, not Brexit backstop

Posted By: December 12, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “Intrepid foe of Brexit-nonsense columnist Brian Feeney dishes out home truths to Little Englanders and others. Important reading for Members of Congress concerned about justice, solidarity and peace on the island of Ireland:’Peace is the fruit of solidarity’ (Saint Pope John Paul II).”—Fr. Sean Mc […]

Theresa May: Hard Border to force united Ireland

Posted By: December 11, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus   “Whatever it means and no matter why she said it, this is an extraordinary statement from the British Prime Minister. It certainly places the DUP in an odd position.”—Fr. Sean McManus • Shambles: May postpones Brexit vote in Commons • No deal: Varadkar to […]

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