Fr. Sean McManus hits out after Ulster Unionist mocked by DUP for attending Pope “antichrist” event

Posted By: October 24, 2018

IRISH NEWS (BELFAST). Claire Simpson. Wednesday, October 24, 2018  A PROMINENT Irish-American priest has said reports that an Ulster Unionist MLA was ridiculed by DUP counterparts for attending a reception for Pope Francis are “truly disturbing.” Fermanagh-born Fr Sean McManus, president of the Washington-based Irish National Caucus, said the mocking of Lagan Valley MLA Robbie […]


Posted By: October 24, 2018

IRISH AMERICAN PEACE PRIZE ANNOUNCED First of its kind   CAPITOL HILL. Wednesday, October 23, 2018— A new Peace Prize has been launched from Washington, DC to honor and recognize individuals who have struggled for Irish justice over the past 50 years. It is not primarily focused on public figures, the rich or the famous, […]

Hamilton admits plotting with aide to leak RHI emails

Posted By: October 24, 2018

John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, October 24, 2018 FORMER Stormont minister Simon Hamilton conspired with his special adviser to leak civil servants’ emails in a bid to deflect media attention away from the DUP.The RHI inquiry heard yesterday how the Strangford MLA and John Robinson, now the DUP’s chief spin doctor, decided to make the departmental correspondence public to shift scrutiny […]

Rangers legend Ian Durrant in bigotry row after ‘f**k the Pope’ comment caught on video at football dinner

Posted By: October 23, 2018

  The Nine-in-a-Row hero made the sectarian remark at an event in Bothwell in Lanarkshire.   By Norman Silvester. Daily Record.Monday, October 22, 2018   Celtic and Rangers fans warned of police crackdown ahead of derby clash   Ex-Rangers star Ian Durrant is at the center of a bigotry storm after footage of him emerged […]

Ending abstention could make Westminster work for Sinn Féin

Posted By: October 22, 2018

Rather than staging protests, Sinn Féin could influence change at Westminster to advance Irish republicanism if it ended abstentionism. Deaglán de Bréadún. Irish News. Belfast.Monday, October 22,  2018 EVEN those members of the nationalist community in The North who cannot abide Sinn Féin have to come to terms with the fact that, for the time being at the very least, their political […]

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