Ireland shouldn’t be forgotten when reconsidering Winston Churchill

Posted By: June 22, 2020

  Winston Churchill is either revered or loathed, but it always important to consider his history in Ireland during such discussions. James O’Shea @IrishCentral Jun 17, 2020 A statue of Winston Churchill in London was defaced during a Black Lives Matter protest on June 7, 2020. Getty Images Winston Churchill is divisive; he’s either revered […]

Irish News, Belfast. June 20, 1970

Posted By: June 20, 2020

On This Day [in history]By Eamonn PhoenixIrish News, Saturday, June 20, 2020Minority VoiceAnti-Unionist candidates scored a resounding treble at the General Election when the redoubtable pair, Gerry Fitt and Bernadette Devlin, were returned to Westminster with increased majorities and Frank McManus became the new Member for Fermanagh-South Tyrone at the expense of the outgoing Unionist. This is now the most formidable anti-Unionist representation ever to […]

Bernice King: The Pope and my father, united in the same dream

Posted By: June 20, 2020

Bernice Albertine King in audience with Pope Francis, 12 March 2018   Just after Freedom Day, celebrated by African Americans with particular emotion after the killing of George Floyd, Martin Luther King’s daughter reflects with Vatican Media on the nonviolent battle for equality and underlines the particular harmony between Pope Francis and her father. By […]

Gerry Adams remembers “extraordinary” Jean Kennedy Smith

Posted By: June 19, 2020

Gerry Adams, the former president of Sinn Féin, offers his condolences on the passing of Jean Kennedy Smith, the former US Ambassador to Ireland.IrishCentral Staff@IrishCentral  Friday, June 19, 2020 Gerry Adams recalls the “pivotal” role Jean Kennedy Smith played in the Northern Ireland peace process.Editor’s Note: Jean Kennedy Smith, the former US Ambassador to Ireland, passed away in New York this week at the […]

Loyalists [Unionists/Protestants] take the knee poster “incitement to hatred”

Posted By: June 17, 2020

 This is the extreme right-wing, fascist, racist/sectarian and anti-Catholic pathology that England ‘ carefully fostered’ in Ireland for centuries, and upon which England created Northern Ireland by its 1920 Government of Ireland Act. Collusion. Collusion. Collusion.”—Fr. Sean McManus Loyalists’ take the knee poster ‘incitement to hatred’ By Michael McGlade. Ulster Herald. Monday, June 15, […]

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