Theresa May ambushed by her own disastrous Brexit strategy

Posted By: September 23, 2018

 Analysis: PM’s Downing Street fighting talk likely to play well at Tory party conferenceDenis Staunton. London Editor. Irish Times. Friday,  September  21, 2018, British prime minister Theresa May has said that the EU must present alternative Brexit proposals after the UK’s Chequers proposal was rejected during a summit in Salzburg. Theresa May’s defiant words in Downing Street may have been bombastic enough to have […]

A Fermanagh chapter in the Kennedy tale

Posted By: September 21, 2018

Irish Echo New York City. September 21, 2018  Fr. Ultan McGoohan and Fr. Sean McManus on their “pilgrimage” to the ancestral home of Rosanna Cox-Fitzgerald in Toneymore West, County Fermanagh.By Fr. Sean McManus.Friday, September 21, 2018I’m lately even more proud of my native Fermanagh since it has been established that the great -grandmother of President Kennedy, Rosanna Cox-Fitzgerald (c.1835-1979) was […]

Why Theresa May’s plan to bypass Barnier was doomed

Posted By: September 21, 2018

The idea made no sense but fed into the British tabloid narrative about Brussels Bobby McDonagh. Irish Times Dublin. Friday, September 21, 2018 (Bobby McDonagh is a former Irish ambassador to the UK, Italy, and the EU).Speaking at an EU leaders summit in Salzburg, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that the Irish Government is preparing for the possibility […]

Brexit: No border in Irish Sea – Jeremy Corbyn

Posted By: September 21, 2018

Stephen Walker,  BBC News NI,  Political Correspondent.  20 September 2018Media captionJeremy Corbyn has rejected the latest Brexit backstop proposals from the chief negotiator put forward for NI.The Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has rejected the latest Brexit backstop proposals from the chief negotiator put forward for Northern Ireland.Michel Barnier has proposed that goods could be checked in Britain before arriving in Northern Ireland.The […]

If the British re-partitioned Ireland this is what it would look like

Posted By: September 21, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to U.S. Congress by Irish National Caucus   There is another possible scenario that hardline unionists might go for instead of a united Ireland: a re-partitioned Ireland.Michael Bearra @IrishCentral. September 20, 2018As the last 40 years have shown, with a greatly increasing Catholic population, the Unionist majority in Northern Ireland is fading.Figures from 2016 […]

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