Why Britain still can’t treat Ireland as an equal

Posted By: August 06, 2019

With Ireland standing by the backstop, the British are increasingly incensed that Paddy won’t lie down on the issue. Kevin T. Meagher@IrishCentral August 5, 2019(Kevin Meagher is the author of “A United Ireland: Why unification is inevitable and how it will come about” published by Biteback.) This week, the attack hounds of the British tabloids have been let loose. In the […]

Politics and its priorities governed by neoliberalism

Posted By: August 03, 2019

Pope Francis is one of the few outspoken critics of the neoliberalism which Sinn Féin and others participate in. Patrick Murphy.Irish News.Belfast.Saturday, August 3, 2019 THERE is something shamefully wrong with our society when a Westminster Committee reports that our schools are in crisis and our two main political parties give the problem the same attention they gave to the 50th […]

Hooded Man Paddy Joe McClean died aged 86

Posted By: August 03, 2019

Connla Young. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, August 3, 2019The oldest surviving member of the group known as the Hooded Men has died.Tyrone native Paddy Joe McClean passed away at his home in Beragh in the early hours of Friday.The 86-year-old was interned twice, during the 1950s and again in the 1970s.He was one of 14 Catholic […]

Johnson tells Varadkar any Brexit deal must abolish backstop

Posted By: August 03, 2019

Leo Varadkar and Boris Johnson spoke by phone this morning By Tommie Gorman. Northern Editor. RTE. Dublin. Tuesday, July 39, 2019The Taoiseach and the British Prime Minister have spoken by phone this morning in the first contact since Boris Johnson took over in Downing Street six days ago.Mr Johnson told Leo Varadkar that his government will approach any negotiations that take […]

Fr. McManus on German TV explaining opposition to a Brexit Hard Border                                                 And fielding other media questions

Posted By: August 03, 2019

CAPITOL HILL. Friday, August 2, 2019—There has been a flurry of international media attention to Brexit and its danger to the Good Friday Agreement, and to the reaction of the Irish National Caucus.In the past three days, the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus has received calls from London BBC radio; from BBC’s leading news and current affairs TV show “Newsnight”; from Euronews-NBC, the English language TV channel based […]

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