May hiding behind useful DUP idiots

Posted By: September 26, 2018

Irish Congressional Briefing Distributed by Irish National Caucus   Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, September 26, 2018  May has been using the DUP most cynicallyAFTER the Salzburg debacle the Sunday Times political editor, Tim Shipman, tweeted that most people in Britain “don’t give a monkey’s” about  The North.He added: “They think it’s a strange sectarian place and feel […]

RHI inquiry live: “Jonathan Bell hero worshipped Peter Robinson, I regret not removing him from post”

Posted By: September 25, 2018

 Arlene Foster is giving evidence to the RHI inquiry todayIrish News. Belfast. Tuesday, September 25, 2018ARLENE Foster has told the RHI inquiry that with hindsight she wishes she had removed Jonathan Bell as a minister in January 2016.But she said there were concerns he would “go rogue” if replaced. Mrs. Foster said that Mr. Bell “hero-worshipped” Peter Robinson, and […]

Derry Civil Rights “Festival” shows how far we have come

Posted By: September 24, 2018

Deaglán de Bréadún. Irish News. Belfast. September 24, 2018  IN a world full of uncertainties, few people doubt that Michael D. Higgins will be re-elected as President of Ireland on October 26.The only safer bet around is that when he addresses the Civil Rights Festival in Derry at 2 pm on Saturday, October 6 there will be a bigger crowd in attendance […]

Theresa May facing stark Brexit choices

Posted By: September 24, 2018

Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Monday,  September 24, 2018 The Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney was fully entitled in his weekend RTE interview to highlight the dangers involved in allowing the complex negotiations between the EU and the UK to be linked to a “green versus orange” argument in Ireland.It should now be clear that, despite the initial attempts at triumphalism […]

Britain Stumbles Toward Disunion

Posted By: September 23, 2018

Britain Stumbles Toward DisunionPrime Minister Theresa May finds there’s no easy way to leave the European Union.By The Editorial Board. New York Times. Saturday, February 22, 2018(The editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher. It is separate from the newsroom and the Op-Ed section.)Brexit was never expected to be easy, but the process of disentangling […]

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