Drew Harris: Garda take an outside chance on new commissioner

Posted By: September 02, 2018

  New inter-country security appointment is rare, and come with risks   Conor Lally Security and Crime Editor. Irish Times. Dublin. Saturday, September 1, 2018   When Drew Harris OBE takes up his position as Garda commissioner on Monday, he leaves behind his role as deputy chief constable of the PSNI. He swaps a complex […]

 letter of solidarity from UK & Irish Artists/Academics

Posted By: September 02, 2018

In response to Friday’s arrests of award winning filmmaker, Trevor Birney and renowned journalist, Barry McCaffrey, we the undersigned express our deep concern and shock at today’s unfolding events. At a time when truth-telling is central to the overall process of conflict transformation, the right to investigate all alleged abuses, including those by the State, […]

Exploring the Border: A frontier marked by myriad crossings

Posted By: September 02, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to U.S. Congress by Irish National CongressThe Damn Border “Members of Congress and their Staff, and others can benefit from this article from the Irish Times (Dublin), which highlights the absurdity of England’s-imposed Border that cruelly partitioned Ireland.The Border was not imposed by extreme Unionists/Loyalists/Protestants unwilling to share the country with Catholics. It was, rather, undemocratically and […]

 A disturbing development

Posted By: September 01, 2018

Fr. McManus on Arrest of Two Journalists in the North “ The Good Friday Agreement promised a ‘ new beginning to policing.’ Some new beginning!  The two journalists who exposed the collusion behind the awful slaughter of Laughinisland are arrested, the killers are free since 1994. As the Editorial from today’s Irish News of Belfast ( below) […]

Two journalists arrested over suspected theft of Loughinisland documents from Police Ombudsman’s office

Posted By: August 31, 2018

Irish News. Belfast. Friday,  August 31,  2018 The six men killed in Loughinisland were, from top left, Adrian Rogan, Barney Green and Dan McCreanor and (from bottom left) Eamon Byrne, Malcolm Jenkinson and Patsy O’HareTwo journalists have been arrested over the suspected theft of confidential documents relating to the Loughinisland massacre.Investigative journalists Trevor Birney and Barry […]

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