Just weeks away, the Irish Sea border is going to hit our pockets – but also reshape the Union

Posted By: October 24, 2020

For many people in Northern Ireland, Brexit remains an amorphous concept removed from their daily lives, while the looming Irish Sea border seems at worst a bureaucratic problem for haulage companies and port operators …. Belfast Port is one of the sites at which border control posts are about to be erected – with huge financial and constitutional implications. […]

Taoiseach pledges €500m to build and enhance cross-border projects

Posted By: October 23, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald said she was disappointed that taoiseach failed to address Irish unity.   John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, October 23, 2020 THE TAOISEACH yesterday pledged €500 million of what he insists is new money to build and enhance cross-border projects over the next five years. The announcement of fresh ring-fenced funding came […]

Outspoken farmer steeped in Paisleyite politics no stranger to controversy

Posted By: October 19, 2020

      “Steeped in traditional Paisleyite politics, Mr. Poots’s father Charlie was a close associate of the former first minister [the late Rev. Ian Paisley] and a founding member of the DUP. He died earlier this year aged 90 at the height of the first coronavirus lockdown. Charlie Poots was also outspoken, stating at […]

It’s obvious the British government has no intention of honoring the New Decade New Approach document

Posted By: October 14, 2020

 Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, October 14, 2020 The chair of Westminster’s NI Affairs Committee – who he?– wrote an op-ed piece in the Irish Times on Monday. For the last decade (and some would say longer) the committee, set up 27 years ago at the behest of Unionists, has been a menace to […]

Bunting’s “Ulster-Scots for Trump” hits the road

Posted By: October 10, 2020

“Reputed anti-Catholic and anti-Black bigots in Northern Ireland organize for Trump … The main organizer, Jolene Bunting, has distinguished  herself  by this statement:“I’m so sick of the poor Catholic bastards; they make me sick. I wish they would just go down to [southern] Ireland, and then they can fly their flags and change the [Irish language] street […]

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