SDLP rep from unionist background “disappointed’ after posters placed on bonfire”

Posted By: July 14, 2020

The Irish News. Brendan Hughes. July 14, 2020 N SDLP representative from a unionist background has said she did not watch Twelfth parades yesterday after her election posters were placed on a bonfire. Heather Wilson said she was “extremely disappointed” her council election posters ended up on a bonfire in the Ballysillan area of north Belfast. The […]

“Riding the Goat” Orange Order ritual revealed

Posted By: July 14, 2020

  The Irish News. July 14, 2020 MORE details have emerged of a bizarre initiation ritual performed by the Orange Order during which members are whipped with branches and forced to swear gruesome oaths. The ritual, which has seven stages, includes a part known as ‘riding the goat’ and is undertaken by Orangemen who want […]

Journalists deserve apology

Posted By: July 14, 2020

Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Tuesday, July 14, 2020 While the PSNI has said it will take time to consider the judgment issued at the High Court in Belfast last Friday in the case of the journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey, this is not a process which should be surrounded by undue delays.The ruling by the Lord Chief Justice Sir Declan […]

Charged political climate around Storey funeral sets scene for 11th night of violence and bigotry

Posted By: July 13, 2020

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus   “ How sad to see the continuing, enduring, and historically constant theme of the Orange Bonfires in Northern Ireland: anti-Irish racism and sectarian  disrespect and hatred for Catholics/Nationalists/Republicans. The acronym, “KAT,” mentioned in this pullout quote and article stands for ‘Kill All Taigs’— Taigs being the pejorative […]


Posted By: July 12, 2020

  Documenting the sad, discriminatory history of “No Irish Need Apply” signs in Boston – today home to a large, proud and successful Irish community. IrishCentral Staff .New York. Wednesday, July 8, 2020 Slideshow documents the sad, discriminatory history of “No Irish Need Apply” signs in Boston – today home to a large, proud and […]

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