Fr. Jim Mc Manus meets Pope Francis

Posted By: April 13, 2018

OLDEST IRISH AMERICAN NEWSPAPER IN USA, ESTABLISHED IN 1928 Fr. Jim McManus, Fermanagh native, and brother of Irish National Caucus President Fr. Sean McManus met with Pope Francis in recent days. The brothers McManus are both members of the Redemptorist Order

Report argues for Northern Ireland to remain in EU post-Brexit

Posted By: April 13, 2018

Any agreement needs to “recognise north’s unique position.”Bimpe Archer. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, April 13, 2018Nikos Skoutaris argues any Brexit agreement needs to “recognize the unique position and special circumstances of Northern Ireland.”The UK’s withdrawal agreement should allow Northern Ireland to stay in the single market and customs union and provide “a legal route” for its reintegration into the EU after […]

Tony Blair brands Unionist support for Brexit in Northern Ireland extraordinary

Posted By: April 13, 2018

David Young Email. News Letter. Belfast. Monday, April 9, 2017. Tony Blair has said he finds it “absolutely extraordinary” that many Unionists in Northern Ireland support Brexit, given its potential consequences for the region’s political settlement. The former prime minister said the emergence of a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland […]

Brexit is far from the top of loyalist worry list

Posted By: April 12, 2018

Newton Emerson. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, April  12, 2018The absurdity of Monday’s loyalist press conference was summed up by the promise from all three organizations concerned to expel any members involved in criminality.Mere membership of the UDA, UVF or Red Hand Commando is a serious offense, punishable by up to ten years in jail. Just to utter this promise was to break […]

Foster blames officials for RHI debacle

Posted By: April 12, 2018

John Monaghan. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, April 12, 2018DUP leader Arlene Foster, who was in charge of the department which set up the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme, has laid the blame for oversights on the botched green energy project at the door of her officials.Mrs. Foster who was the Minister for Enterprise, Trade, and Investment (DETI) from 2008 […]

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