Rodgers “cannot back’” SDLP tie-up with Fianna Fáil

Posted By: January 29, 2019

Brendan Hughes. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, January 29, 2019 FORMER SDLP deputy leader Bríd Rodgers has said she “cannot support” the party’s proposed partnership with Fianna Fáil.The former Stormont minister said she fears it threatens the SDLP’s social democratic principles and “will have a negative effect on the work of reconciliation” across Ireland.Ms. Rodgers said the SDLP should […]

All-Ireland talks are important

Posted By: January 29, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “The attached Editorial from the respected Irish News of Belfast is important  reading for Members of Congress who are concerned about equality, justice, and peace in Northern Ireland/The North. The recent, huge conference  in Belfast, “Beyond Brexit” demonstrated the renewed determination of Nationalists/Republicans/Catholics to never again “go […]

President Higgins warns of rise in anti-Semitism across Europe on Holocaust Memorial Day

Posted By: January 28, 2019

 We must work to stop hatred spreadingPresident Michael D Higgins spoke at the National Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration in Dublin Cate McCurry. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, January, 28, 3019PRESIDENT Michael D Higgins has warned of a rise in anti-Semitism and racism across Europe at an event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.The president also spoke of the surge of extreme […]

This famous Irishman’s grandson has applied for an Irish passport in wake of Brexit

Posted By: January 27, 2019

IrishCentral Staff@IrishCentral New York. Friday, January  25, 2019Merlin Holland is applying for an Irish passport using his grandfather’s legacyMerlin Holland, Oscar Wilde’s only grandson, is using his grandfather’s legacy to apply for an Irish passport in the wake of Brexit.Holland is the only grandson of famous Irish writer Oscar Wilde and has been living in France for the past […]

University professor claims DUP “self-harming” Northern Ireland

Posted By: January 27, 2019

The UK Government has been urged to ensure the rights of people in Northern Ireland are enshrined before Brexit.Press Association. Belfast Telegraph. Saturday, January 26, 2019A university professor has accused the Democratic Unionist Party of “running around Europe” attempting to self-harm Northern Ireland.Colin Harvey, professor of human rights law at Queen’s University Belfast School of Law, also called for […]

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