Some Unionists have a blind spot over academics expressing political opinions

Posted By: November 06, 2019

Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, November 6, 2019 In the context of Monday’s letter to An Taoiseach it’s worth noting that out of the roughly 1,100 signatories, 90 are academics from all over Ireland, plus some from England, Scotland, the USA and Canada.A similar number from the world of education also signed. In itself that’s not remarkable. On the contrary, […]

Argentine Navy sails in to Ireland to honor its founder

Posted By: November 04, 2019

Irish News. Belfast. Monday, November 4, 2019MEMBERS of the Argentine navy sailed in to Ireland at the weekend to honor their founder, who hailed from a town in Co Mayo.Around 200 officers from the South American country took part in a parade in Foxford yesterday to commemorate their first admiral, William Brown.Their tall ship, the Libertad, docked in Dublin […]


Posted By: October 31, 2019

Last people on earth entitled to elucidate GFA are DUP MPs

Posted By: October 31, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL  BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, October 30, 2019 The DUP are the authors of their own misfortune and, in the words of Steve Baker, hardline Brexiteer chair of the inappropriately named European Research Group, they’ll just have to ‘choke it down’.  Slap it into them. Sadly, they dragged the rest of […]

Hard border avoided but not hard distrust and resentment

Posted By: October 28, 2019

  Fraught Brexit process puts onus on all in North to keep striving for dialogueDiarmaid Ferriter. Irish Times. Dublin. Saturday, October 26, 2019In Belfast during the week the mood was recriminatory amid countless cries of betrayal. “Give us veto or forget Stormont” was the Belfast Telegraph’s headline covering the comments of the DUP’s Jeffrey Donaldson, who said he “cannot emphasise […]

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