“Among the Brexit spin-offs, talk about a united Ireland is now very real”

Posted By: January 13, 2019

RISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by the Irish National Caucus “ Nobody could ever accuse the Irish Independent, Dublin, of gratuitously promoting a United Ireland, yet here is the headline from yesterday’s newspaper. … ‘The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice,’ as Blessed Martin Luther Jr. liked to quote.”—Fr. […]

John Bruton says Britain has decided to “Tear up’ GFA with Brexit.”

Posted By: January 13, 2019

BBC NI. Saturday,  January  12, 2019Image caption Former Taoiseach John Bruton told the Today program that a no deal would lead to a hard border in Ireland.Britain has decided to “tear up” the Good Friday Agreement by going ahead with Brexit, a former Irish prime minister has said.John Bruton argued the Brexit vote had “negated” the 1998 referendum held in NI and Ireland, […]

“The Orange State is gone, and it’s not coming back”- Mary Lou McDonald on the 100th anniversary of the Dáil

Posted By: January 12, 2019

Irish Independent. Dublin. Saturday, January 12, 2019 Sinn Fein President Mary Lou McDonald has proclaimed that “the orange state is gone and it’s not coming back” at an event to mark the anniversary of the first Dail in Dublin.Mrs. McDonald and party representatives met in Mansion House to celebrate 100 years since the meeting of the First Dail at the venue […]

”Christianity is being eroded and despised” – Ireland’s moral minority rise up

Posted By: January 12, 2019

”Christianity is being eroded and despised” – Ireland’s moral minority rise up Liberal, secular Ireland has seemed to conquer all in recent decades. But there are signs that the faithful who voted No in the abortion poll are fighting back.Kim Bielenberg. Irish Independent. Dublin. Saturday, January, 12, 2019Charles Byrne, a piano teacher from Drogheda, believes there is an agenda […]

Biggest disaster’: Luton’s Irish community is nervous as Brexit looms

Posted By: January 12, 2019

  Questions on pensions, passports, and travel for Irish living in the London commuter townShane Hickey Luton. Irish Times.Dublin. Saturday, January 12, 2019 ’We were all told a different story’: Jean Scales of the Luton Irish Forum on the Leave campaign. Photo: Joanne O’Brien More than two years on from the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, Jean Scales is more […]

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