Portadown residents “should not have to move out because of bonfire”

Posted By: July 09, 2019

  Mairead Holland. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, July 9, 2019 A Sinn Féin councilor has said it “beggars belief” that residents in Portadown are being asked to move out of their homes because of bonfire safety fears. Paul Duffy called on Armagh City, Banbridge, and Craigavon Borough (ABC) Council to “immediately move” to deal with […]

“Brexit hard border policy could lead to united Ireland”

Posted By: July 09, 2019

George Ryan, Josh Thomas. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, July 9, 2019Simon Hoare told MPs they will “play with fire” if a policy is pursued which “adds an accelerant to a demand for a border poll”A BREXIT policy which results in a hard border on the island of Ireland could lead to a united Ireland, a senior Conservative MP has […]

A piece of US Irish history gifted to Ireland by Donald Trump

Posted By: July 06, 2019

IrishCentral Staff@IrishCentralFriday, July 5, 2019 At the US Ambassador’s July 4th celebrations Ireland’s Taoiseach Leo Varadkar revealed that the United States President Donald Trump had gifted Ireland with an incredible piece of US Irish history from the War of Independence.Speaking at US Ambassador to Ireland Ed Crawford’s July 4th garden party in Dublin, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar delighted the crowds telling them about the amazing gift President […]

Secretary of state urged to deliver legacy mechanisms without delay

Posted By: July 06, 2019

WARNING: Victims Commissioner Judith Thompson called for a clear action plan for dealing with the legacy of the past  John Manley. Irish News. Belfast.Saturday, July 6, 2019VICTIMS Commissioner Judith Thompson last night called on the secretary of state to outline a “clear action plan” for dealing with the legacy of the past, arguing that any further delay risked “tensions and unrest.”She was speaking following […]

Police chief pledges action on “Glenanne Gang'” probe

Posted By: July 06, 2019

   ITV Report. Belfast. Friday, July 5,  2019   Northern Ireland’s police chief constable has been ordered to conduct the probe. Credit: PacemakerNorthern Ireland’s new chief constable has vowed to act after a court ruled police were unlawfully failing to conduct an independent probe into alleged state collusion with a notorious loyalist murder gang.Simon Byrne said he accepted the judgment […]

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