New DNA profiles uncovered in Stakeknife probe

Posted By: December 18, 2018

Simon Doyle. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, December 18, 2018NEW DNA profiles and suspect fingermarks have been uncovered by detectives investigating the army’s notorious IRA agent Stakeknife.Bedfordshire Police Chief Constable Jon Boutcher is investigating the high-ranking army mole who reputedly led the Republican organization’s “nutting squad,” an internal security unit which brutally interrogated and murdered suspected spies during the Northern Ireland conflict.Dozens of detectives are probing […]

Rural Ireland ablaze after eviction by vulture bank KBC of three elderly siblings

Posted By: December 18, 2018

Ciaran Tierney@ciarantierney   Irish Central. Tuesday, December 18, 2018 If ever you wanted to inflame the passions of ordinary people in the West of Ireland, the sight of hired security men evicting elderly people from their own home in a small rural community is pretty much guaranteed to do so.If the men in black who carry out the operation […]

If Brexit can’t be stopped, then we should try to minimize the damage

Posted By: December 18, 2018

Deaglán de Bréadún. Irish News. Belfast.Monday, December 17, 2018 Some years ago I was admitted to Number 10 Downing Street for the first time, as part of a media contingent. Tony Blair was the prime minister of the day and there was a joint press conference taking place with Taoiseach Bertie Ahern. I didn’t get as […]

Irish Army mappers find 100 more border crossings ahead of Brexit

Posted By: December 17, 2018

Brexit border audit discovers nearly 300 routes into Northern Ireland Garda chief Drew Harris fears dissident violence Maeve Sheehan.  Irish Independent. Dublin. Sunday, December 16, 2018, 6:30 PMThe Irish Army has completed a confidential mapping of the Northern Ireland Border ahead of Brexit that has found substantially more routes into the region than previously thought.The mapping exercise is […]

So what does the DUP really, really want? A no-deal Brexit

Posted By: December 15, 2018

“While businesses and politicians on all sides have warned that [a hard Border] is unthinkable, pointing out that trade between the Republic and Northern Ireland is almost six times more than between Northern Ireland and Great Britain, and that a hard border could risk the stability of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement, the DUP doesn’t seem that worried.” Rachel Cunliffe.  London.Friday, December […]

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