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Imprisoned Gerry Conlon slams “judicial terrorists” in 1988 letter to Haughey

Posted By: December 28, 2018

Imprisoned Gerry Conlon slams “judicial terrorists” in 1988 letter to Haughey By 1988, The Guildford Four had served over 13 years in prison having been handed down life sentences.TheJournal ie. Dublin. Friday, December 28, 2018 GERRY CONLON URGED Taoiseach Charles Haughey to take “a more robust attitude” with Margaret Thatcher regarding his case, saying the British Prime Minister stood on […]

 The British should know their place on Brexit

Posted By: December 28, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus The Irish did not invent the Backstop to thwart Brexit. The crisis is a British oneFintan O’Toole. Irish Times. Dublin. Saturday,  December  22, 2018.Before we declare a Christmas truce in the Brexit wars, let’s clear away one large piece of debris. In Britain, and even in Ireland, […]

Families hoping Stakeknife team will get further than previous inquiries

Posted By: December 27, 2018

ALLISON MORRIS Allison Morris. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, December 27,  2018  The investigation into the multiple murders allegedly committed by the MI5 agent known as Stakeknife has— much to the frustration of the detective tasked with leading it—been treated with a degree of skepticism.After all, this is not the first probe of its kind, and to date, none have managed […]

Ireland Releases “sobering’ Contingency”Plan for No-Deal Brexit

Posted By: December 22, 2018

 Ed O’Loughlin. New York Times. Friday, December 21, 2018DUBLIN — The Irish government has published a “sobering” contingency plan in case of a no-deal exit by Britain from the European Union, a move that officials say would hurt Ireland more than any other country in the bloc.The document, published in Dublin on Wednesday, concludes that the Republic of Ireland […]

 Unionists must not repeat mistakes of 1918 and accept mandate of Irish people

Posted By: December 22, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “ In this article, Alban Maginess, a former SDLP leader and a Mayor of Belfast, provides insight into past and current historical realities in Ireland, North and South: ‘Today, many Unionists and Conservatives emphasize the immutability of the Brexit mandate, which was determined by the consultative referendum on the European […]

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