Posted By: May 29, 2019

Léargas by Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams Thursday, May 23, 2019 Mise agus John Hume Seamus Mallon was never a big fan of the Hume-Adams talks. In 1985 Fr. Alex Reid – the Sagart – tried on at least three occasions to organize a meeting between me and Mr. Mallon. He delayed and delayed. Despite further […]

Seamus Mallon’s proposals would make Irish unity a practical impossibility

Posted By: May 29, 2019

  Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Seamus Mallon’s proposals in his memoirs to undo fundamental aspects of the Good Friday Agreement have received a lot of attention from predictable sympathetic quarters in the BBC and RTÉ and some newspapers. Unfortunately, it’s the wrong kind of attention. His suggestions should have been met […]

With Boris Johnson as prime minister, things can only get worse

Posted By: May 27, 2019

Claire Simpson. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, May 27, 2019 Prime Minister Theresa May announcing her resignation last week.Who has been the worst prime minister of recent times? There are quite a few candidates jostling for the top spot – Margaret Thatcher and her destruction of working-class industrial communities; Tony Blair and his disastrous war in Iraq; Theresa May and her stalling […]

The Fenian Beatles – the Fab Four’s Irish heritage examined

Posted By: May 26, 2019

Dermot McEvoy.IrishCentral. New York. May 23, 2019 The early 1960s hit movie, A Hard Day’s Night, is a cheeky tribute to The Beatles Irish heritageI have found the Fountain of Youth. It’s called watching the Beatles in A Hard Day’s Night.Not only do you get to hear several of their early ’60s hits, but you get to laugh at all the […]

Contenders’ past record on border doesn’t auger well

Posted By: May 25, 2019

John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, May 25, 2019Tory leadership contenders (l-r) Boris Johnson, Dominic Raab, Jeremy Hunt, Michael Gove, and Andrea LeadsomBORIS Johnson is earmarked as the most likely successor to Theresa May.The former foreign secretary is no stranger to controversy and on his past record, he appears unlikely to endear himself to Irish nationalists any time […]

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