Safe for now but this is far from the end of Theresa May’s problems

Posted By: December 13, 2018

 IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus“As Tip O’Neill once remarked, England continues to use Ireland, North, and South, as a political football. And the DUP still does not catch on.”—Fr. Sean Mc Manus Irish News. Belfast. Thursday,  December 13, 2018Prime Minister Theresa May returns to Downing Street, as Conservative MPs finished holding their […]

British politician apologizes to Irish for her party’s Brexit behavior

Posted By: December 13, 2018

Conservative Member of Parliament Anna Soubry says she’s “appalled” by the Tory party and their actions. IrishCentral Staff@IrishCentral Thursday, December  13, 2018British politician Anna Soubry had some harsh criticisms for members of her own conservative Tory party in the United Kingdom after a vote of confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May was called for on Wednesday.Speaking on RTE Radio’s Morning […]

Ireland’s economy “threatened by Tory fundamentalists”

Posted By: December 13, 2018

Opposition leader says Ireland is not ready for no-deal BrexitLisa O’Carroll. The Guardian. London.Wednesday, December 12,  2018   Ireland’s economy is in “heightened danger” because of a “fundamentalist fringe” in the Conservative party, the leader of the country’s opposition party has said.In a rare break in the unified front over Brexit in Irish politics, Micheál Martin of Fianna Fáil has […]

Eastwood ‘bewildered’ by Corbyn’s backstop rejection

Posted By: December 13, 2018

John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, December 13, 2018   COLUM Eastwood has said he is “bewildered” to hear Jeremy Corbyn reject the Backstop element of the withdrawal agreement while characterizing the soft Border guarantee as a threat to The Union.   The SDLP leader was speaking after Labor MP Conor McGinn said Mr. Corbyn […]

The DUP have become turkeys voting for Christmas as they steer us toward a no-deal Brexit

Posted By: December 12, 2018

The party have clearly learned nothing from the long history of British Conservatives shafting Northern Irish unionists Ben Kelly. Independent. London. Tuesday, December 11, 2018 As Theresa May’s deal hit a wall yesterday, the DUP leader Arlene Foster tweeted, “The backstop must go. Too much time has been wasted. Need a better deal. Disappointed it has taken so long for Prime Minister to listen.”Surely […]

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