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Appeal judges warned of threat posed by Brexit to peace process

Posted By: September 16, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING. Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus Brexit has lit the fuse on a stick of dynamite under the Good Friday Agreement, Appeal Court judges in Belfast have been told.Belfast Telegraph. Monday, September 16, 2019.A legal challenge against a no-deal exit from the EU is seeking to “extinguish the fuse” before Northern Ireland’s historic peace accord […]

For the first time since 1171, Ireland is more powerful than Britain

Posted By: September 14, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus There is far too much at stake to take any pleasure in this bizarre political reversal                 Fintan O’TooleIt is foolish to read too much into body language, but what we saw in Dublin on Monday morning was startling. The Taoiseach was calm, […]

Slightly bonkers toff Boris fits the English electorate’s  bill

Posted By: September 14, 2019

Boris Johnson is pursuing a risky Brexit strategyAlex Kane. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, September 13, 2019I wonder if there comes a point at which we run out of uncharted waters and sail into the territory that used to be marked on maps as ‘Here be Dragons’?So far, even if we haven’t sailed in the waters before, there’s always […]

Dissidents “real risk” now police numbers so low

Posted By: September 13, 2019

Paul Ainsworth. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, September 13, 2019Former chief constable Sir Hugh Orde has warned there is a “real risk” that the threat from dissident republicans will increase while the number of PSNI officers is at a level he describes as “dangerous”.Sir Hugh, who headed the service between 2002 and 2009, has said the political situation regarding Brexit could be exploited by dissidents.The Patten […]

“Smuggling will be Ireland’s biggest industry”

Posted By: September 13, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Congress   “Don’t blame the smugglers. Rather, blame  those who in 1920  violently and undemocratically imposed and who violently  and undemocratically maintain England’s damn Border on the face of Ireland: the British government.” —Fr. Sean McManus “If there are checks of any kind there will be […]

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