Holy Cross schoolgirl: 20 years on, we’ve never been told why we were attacked

Posted By: June 24, 2021

  File photo dated 04/09/2001 of Alice-Lee Bunting (5) seen through a RUC human corden, being comforted by her mother, as she is escorted to Holy Cross school, north Belfast. Picture by Paul Faith/PA Wire Rebecca Black, PA. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, June 24,  2021. A north Belfast woman who was subjected to abuse and […]

Five years and a “peace threat”

Posted By: June 24, 2021

Gavin Cordon. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, June 24, 2021.   BREXIT threatens the Northern Ireland peace process five years on from the landmark vote to leave the EU, Lord Heseltine has said.   However, in a sharply contrasting message, Boris Johnson said Brexit will act as a spur to jobs and renewal across the UK […]

NI 100: A tale of two villages and Irish partition

Posted By: June 23, 2021

  By Catherine Morrison. BBCNI. Wednesday, June 23, 2021 NI 100 When Northern Ireland came into being a century ago, the everyday lives of those living along the border – on both sides – changed overnight. For Angela Graham’s grandparents, Protestant unionists from the village of Drum in County Monaghan, it was a new and […]

If unionists can’t agree to live on equal terms then it’s over for Stormont

Posted By: June 23, 2021

Irish Congressional Briefing Distributed to congress by Irish National Caucus   “Members of Congress who support equality, justice and peace in Ireland will find Brian Feeney’s take on new DUP leader and new First Minister of Northern Ireland useful.” —Fr. Sean McManus Jeffrey Donaldson’s record shows he’s been remarkably consistently an old style hardline unionist. Brian […]

Poots underestimated depth of loathing for all things Irish     

Posted By: June 22, 2021

  Chris Donnelly. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, June, 21, 2020 For a brief period of time, observers of unionism flirted with the notion that the crisis engulfing the DUP was a consequence of a split between a more pragmatic and reforming wing, loyal (well at least partially) to Arlene Foster and a fundamentalist, traditionalist bloc […]

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