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Deal done, the work begins

Posted By: January 11, 2020

John Manley.Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, January 11, 2020A new Stormont executive will be appointed today after the DUP and Sinn Féin backed the two governments’ New Decade, New Approach agreement.MLAs will gather in the chamber at Parliament Buildings for the first time in three years to elect a first minister and deputy first minister alongside other executive ministers.The DUP is expected to nominate […]

Black and Tans: “Half-drunk, whole-mad” and one-fifth Irish

Posted By: January 11, 2020

  Diarmaid Ferriter: The terrorizing Black and Tans had no monopoly on brutality in 1920 Diarmaid Ferriter. Irish Times. Dublin. Saturday, January 4, 2020 (Diarmaid Ferriter is Professor of Modern Irish History at UCD and an Irish Times columnist) Black & Tans guarding Dublin street after a shooting on Gloucester Road.     One of […]

Sinn Féin to re-enter power-sharing in Northern Ireland

Posted By: January 10, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald said the party is ‘ready to do business’ and get back to workFreya McClements, Vivienne Clarke, Jennifer Bray.Irish Times. Dublin. Friday, January 10, 2020 Sinn Fein’s Ard Comhairle has taken the decision to re-enter the power-sharing institutions and to nominate ministers to the power-sharing executive in Northern Ireland, the party’s president Mary Lou McDonald has told reporters at a […]

Monegasque princess removed from British line of succession for becoming Catholic

Posted By: January 10, 2020

Monegasque princess removed from British line of succession for becoming CatholicCatholic News Agency.Monaco, October 1, 2018   Princess Alexandra of Hanover, a member of the royal family of Monaco, has reportedly been removed from her distant place in the British line of succession after having become a Catholic.The news was reported in English Sept. 27 by Royal Central, which cited Point […]

Chairman Engel very first to confirm McCord-Caucus meeting

Posted By: January 10, 2020

                                   Follows in the tradition of the late, great  Congressman Ben Gilman CAPITOL HILL. Thursday, January 9, 2020— During the week of Sunday, February 9 to Saturday, February 15, the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus is sponsoring, for the […]

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