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Bradley out of her depth

Posted By: March 07, 2019

Editorial. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, March 7, 2019For a secretary of state for Northern Ireland to stand up in the House of Commons and assert that killings carried out by police or military during the conflict were not crimes is quite astounding.Karen Bradley sparked outrage from politicians, victims groups and justice campaigners after she told MPs: “Over 90 percent of the killings during the […]

             Mike Barnicle for a United Ireland

Posted By: March 07, 2019

           CAPITOL HILL. Thursday, March 7, 2019—Veteran print and broadcast journalist Mike Barnicle came out this morning on the TV show Morning Joe for a United Ireland. The context was a discussion on the unfair, nasty old trope that Jewish-Americans have divided loyalty. Barnicle chipped in: “I’m for a United Ireland, but I live […]

Posted By: March 07, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “ Just when you thought the Tory government could not get worse on The North/Northern Ireland, along comes Secretary of State Karen Bradley to declare the British security forces could not, in effect, commit crimes in The North because they were only following orders. However, […]

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin show little real understanding of North

Posted By: March 06, 2019

Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, March 6, 2019Two dreadful contributions to The North’s politics in the last ten days from the Taoiseach and Micheál never-to-be-taoiseach Martin. Let’s take them in reverse order with Varadkar’s speech to the Alliance party pre-conference dinner first.His speech was a return to the pre-Good Friday Agreement fantasy politics rejected by both governments and the […]

GAA should campaign for united Ireland, says Joe Brolly

Posted By: March 05, 2019

  Staff Reporter. Belfast Telegraph. Tuesday, March 5, 2019March 5 2019GAA powerhouse Joe Brolly has suggested the sporting organization should abandon its political neutrality and campaign for a united Ireland.Separately, former Armagh football captain Jarlath Burns has said the GAA should not remain neutral if there is to be a referendum on Irish unity.Dungiven-born barrister and journalist Mr. Brolly told […]

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