Politicians accused of victims payouts  “disaster”

Posted By: June 05, 2020

Bimpe Archer. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, June 5, 2020POLITICIANS have been accused of making “a disaster” of the “human story” of Troubles victims, as bitter divisions between Sinn Féin and the British government over the payment scheme deepen.Lewis flatly denied a funding stand-off is holding up payments after a stinging rebuke from Simon Hoare, chair of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee, who […]

Those conned by Boris Johnson now see what a useless prime minister he is

Posted By: June 04, 2020

  We now know that Johnson can’t actually do anything except bluster and sloganize   Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, June 3, 2020   It turns out that Boris Johnson is a one-trick pony.   In 2016 he hitched his wagon to Brexit as the one sure way to become prime minister. Dazzled by […]

Mary Lou McDonald can hardly be expected to condemn the IRA outright

Posted By: June 04, 2020

Deaglán de Bréadún. Irish News. Belfast.Wednesday, June 3, 2020 ONE of my favourite Simon and Garfunkel numbers is ‘The Boxer’, with its narrative about a young man who has to leave his home and family to go looking for a job in New York at a modest wage. It’s been playing in my head recently […]

John Turnley remembered as “brave” on fortieth anniversary of murder

Posted By: June 04, 2020

Connla Young. Irish News. Thursday,  June 4, 2020  A FORMER British soldier who embraced Irish nationalism and campaigned for republican prisoners has been described as “brave” on the 40th anniversary of his murder by a loyalist gang linked to the SAS.John Turnley was shot dead by the UDA in the Co Antrim village of Carnlough 40 years ago.A Protestant who came from a unionist […]


Posted By: June 02, 2020

  7,831 PETITION SIGNERS — GOING FOR OVER 9,000  ONWARDS IN SOLIDARITY AND UNITY—IN SISTERHOOD AND BROTHERHOOD   And rejecting all “carefully fostered” past artificial divisions in Ireland, in the spirit of The Beloved Community.Because of the dedication, caring, and solidarity of almost 8,000 Signers, we can now aim at getting 9,000 Signers… Please help to make that possible.  I am counting on you.Our […]

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