Bobby Sands’s mother Rosaleen has died

Posted By: January 12, 2018

 Rosaleen Sands speaking to a crowd which had marched along the Falls Road on the first day of the hunger strikes    Maeve Connolly. Irish News. Belfast. Friday,   January 12, 2018   The mother of IRA hunger striker and MP Bobby Sands has died. Rosaleen Sands has been described by Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams as “a […]

Foster’s DUP can’t see the wood for the trees

Posted By: January 10, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus   “Surely someone in the DUP sees that the game is up? Here are the facts. There will be a Nationalist voting majority by 2024. The voters are born. Foster’s leadership has ensured no Catholic will vote DUP. “ Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, January 10, 2018Here’s the reality. There isn’t going to […]

A United Ireland Is Five Years Away. We Need To Start Planning For It Now

Posted By: January 10, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus “ This article from the Huffington Post provides a reality check for the British Government and for the Unionists/Loyalists/Protestants of Northern Ireland. A United Ireland is not only right and proper but inevitable. In the meantime, all concerned should concentrate on building up the Beloved Community in Northern Ireland.  […]

Homeless Catholic families waiting longer for homes 45 years since Housing Executive moved to end inequality

Posted By: January 08, 2018

Kevin Mullan. Derry Journal. Friday, January 5, 2018 Exactly forty-five years to the week since the Housing Executive (NIHE) took control of housing to halt the sectarian allocation of homes in Derry and other nationalist areas, Catholic families are still waiting for substantially longer than other groups to be housed, it has emerged. Mixed families […]

Anti-Catholic graffiti spikes in Glasgow

Posted By: January 07, 2018

Holly Lennon. The Sunday Herald. Scotland. November 11, 2017The volume of anti-Catholic graffiti daubed around Glasgow has more than doubled over the past year, prompting campaigners to demand an end to community divisions.The defacing of derelict buildings or other spaces has long been commonplace, but new figures show 188 complaints of sectarian graffiti targeting Catholics were logged last year.Examples include a […]

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