Why is the Northern Ireland border question so hard?

Posted By: June 01, 2018

 Chris Morris. BBC NI News. November 30, 2017 The international border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is about 310 miles long with, depending on how many tracks you include, as many as 275 crossing points.In reality, the entire border is a crossing point because, apart from road signs changing from miles per hour to kilometers per hour, there is no […]

Republic’s constitution “downright insulting” to women said young Arlene Foster

Posted By: June 01, 2018

Mairead Holland.Irish News. Belfast. Friday, June 1, 2018The Republic’s constitution is “downright insulting” to women, a young Arlene Foster told a conference back in 1992.The reported comments by the former Ulster Unionist were unearthed in minutes of a Young UUP conference by abortion reform campaigners.Mr. Foster – then Arlene Kelly and aged 21 – described the constitution as being “riddled with Roman […]

Hibernians issue call to action for McGuinness Principles

Posted By: June 01, 2018

Irish Echo Staff. New York.Thursday, May 31, 2018The Ancient Order of Hibernians has drawn up an action plan aimed at securing support for the recently unveiled McGuinness Principles.In a statement, the AOH said that leading Irish-American organizations were united in unveiling the principles, named for the late Martin McGuinness “who dedicated his life so ardently for freedom and peace in […]

 Irish National Caucus takes up the case of Peter Gallagher

Posted By: May 31, 2018

                                                       ” Murdered in collusion with British state forces in March 1993.”CAPITOL HILL. Thursday, May 31, 2018— The Irish National Caucus has taken up yet another case of British government collusion in the murder of a […]

MoD cannot stop ex-soldiers from binning inquests letter

Posted By: May 31, 2018

David Young. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, May 31, 2018The Ministry of Defence has been unable to warn a high-profile veterans’ group to stop encouraging former soldiers to bin letters urging cooperation with Troubles inquests because it cannot find its postal address, a court has heard.A lawyer representing families of some of those shot dead in 1971 by the British army in Ballymurphy, west Belfast, […]

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