Survivor of Miami Showband massacre in North warns Troubles set to start again

Posted By: September 08, 2018

Ciaran Tierney@ciarantierneyNew York City. Friday, September 07, 2018One of the leading campaigners for the rights of victims in Northern Ireland has issued a stark warning that the return of a hard border post-Brexit will re-ignite the violence which scarred and destroyed so many lives.Despite 20 years of peace, Stephen Travers of the Miami Showband believes that Northern Ireland is on the […]

A new page is being turned in Ballymurphy Massacre Inquests

Posted By: September 08, 2018

A new page is being turned in Ballymurphy Massacre InquestsFrom: John Teggart < Thursday, September 6, 2018 Ballymurphy Massacre families had a good day in court and the inquest is still on track.In a single issue hearing, Justice Keegan addressed a number of outstanding issues largely around the tracing of military witness, and she was scathing […]

PSNI raid an “attempt to intimidate journalists”

Posted By: September 07, 2018

BBC NI. Belfast. Friday, September 7, 2018A search and arrest operation during an investigation into the suspected theft of confidential documents was an attempt to intimidate journalists, the High Court has heard.A film company behind a documentary into the Loughinisland shootings has brought a legal action against the PSNI.Fine Point Films is challenging the legality of the search warrant […]

EU Brexit negotiator furious after UK’s Irish border threat

Posted By: September 07, 2018

Peter Foster and John Downing. Irish Independent. Dublin. Friday, September 7, 2018 The UK’s Brexit Secretary has threatened the EU that it will be forced to order the Irish government to reinstate the border with the North in the event of a no-deal Brexit.EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier was said to be furious after Dominic Raab made the threat in a highly charged […]

Barnier on Ireland: With no backstop, there will be no agreement

Posted By: September 07, 2018

EUROPEAN Union ambassadors in Ireland have spoken of a “united Ireland” warning that peace in the country would become “volatile” under a no-deal Brexit.Joe Gamp. Express. London. Thursday,  September  6, 2018 Six envoys from the EU’s founding member states Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands wrote an internal joint analysis of the state of Ireland to both Dublin and Belfast and wrote […]

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