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Time for Orangemen to move on, say Garvaghy Road residents 25 years on

Posted By: July 09, 2020

  25 years ago, a protest by nationalist residents against an Orange Order parade along the Garvaghy Road resulted in a three-day stand-off and scenes of serious violence for several years in Portadown and areas across the north. Connla Young looks back on the bitter Drumcree dispute Connla Young . Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, July […]

DUP ensured there will be  an economic united Ireland

Posted By: July 08, 2020

Irish Congressional Briefing Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus    Goods can come in to supermarkets from the EU through the Republic. The DUP have ensured that from January 2021 there will be an economic united  Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, July 8, 2020While the Assembly engaged in one of its periodic slugfests, this time about Bobby […]

Former Shadow Minister of State for Northern Ireland facing jail after making an indecent image of a child

Posted By: July 08, 2020

Marie Louise McConville. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, July 8, 2020 GUILTY PLEA: Eric Joyce was shadow minister of state for Northern Ireland in 2010 A former shadow minister of state for Northern Ireland is facing jail and has been ordered to sign the sex offenders register after he admitted making an indecent image of a […]

Army logs identify informer who gave

Posted By: July 06, 2020

 tip-off that led to raiD CONNLA YOUNG Paper Trail: Researcher Ciarán MacAirt WHILE it was previously suspected that Official IRA weapons found in a house at Balkan Street in west Belfast on July 3 1970 were discovered after a tip-off, details which identify the informer have now been uncovered. They are contained in British army […]

Fr. McManus’ Partitioned Parish and Partitioned Country

Posted By: July 06, 2020

Fr. McManus’ Partitioned Parish and Partitioned Country                                                                                                                                   The British government’s 1920 Government of Ireland Act (the “Partition Act”) not only divided Fr. McManus’ country. It also divided his historic parish of Kinawley—an area that has had an ecclesial presence since the Sixth Century. Part of the parish is now in the artificially created Northern Ireland, […]

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