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Why Arlene Foster is denying the DUP could live with a soft Brexit

Posted By: January 21, 2019

It’s no secret that the DUP could accept a customs union or Norway-style Brexit. But it can’t let Tory Brexiteers know that. Patrick Maguire. NewStateman. London. Friday, January 18, 2019  The DUP has issued a curious rebuttal to a well-sourced story in today’s Times on its leadership’s openness to a Brexit solution involving a Customs Union or Single Market membership.Senior […]

Belfast man played role in one of Irish history’s biggest moments

Posted By: January 21, 2019

Mairead Holland. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, January 21, 2019A WEST Belfast man was among those who played a key part in one of the most significant events of Irish history which took place 100 years ago today.The Soloheadbeg ambush in Co Tipperary on January 21, 1919, in which two Catholic policemen died is generally recognized as the opening salvo in the War […]

Brexit chaos means “Scots are ready to leave the UK”

Posted By: January 20, 2019

Scott Macnab. The Scotsman. Friday, January 18, 2019Nicola Sturgeon has issued a rallying call to Scottish independence supporters to “get out there and make the case” as she told MSPs the Brexit turmoil now means Scots are ready to leave the UK.The First Minister reiterated her promise to reveal plans for a second independence referendum in a “matter of weeks,” regardless […]

100th Anniversary of the Irish Declaration of Independence, January 21, 1919

Posted By: January 20, 2019

Declaration Of Independence, 1919 The Declaration of Irish Independence adopted by Dáil Éireann, Dublin, Ireland, 21st January 1919 DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE Whereas the Irish People is by right a free people: And whereas for seven hundred years the Irish People has never ceased to repudiate and has repeatedly protested in arms against foreign usurpation: And whereas […]

It is blindingly obvious that Theresa May needs to go

Posted By: January 18, 2019

Alex Kane. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, January 18, 2019One thing is certain: indeed it has been certain since June 24, 2016. There is not a parliamentary majority for a clean break exit from the European Union.Even if we had another general election,  I’m pretty sure there still wouldn’t be the required majority. And nor is there a parliamentary majority for leaving […]

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