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An election with no real politics in sight

Posted By: May 27, 2017

Patrick Murphy. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, May 27, 2017 IN Britain the general election has centered on the renationalisation of key industries, a Tory drive to capture working-class votes in former Labor heartlands and a wider debate about conflicting definitions of national interest.Over here, the main argument so far has centered on what one politician said about another politician’s hair.Welcome to Not The […]

Telegram reveals British fury over Mc Manus invite

Posted By: May 24, 2017

Echo News Telegram reveals British fury over Mc Manus invite   President Jimmy Carter with Fr. Sean Mc Manus By Ray O’Hanlon rohanlon@irishecho.com September 11-17, 2013 But Fr. Sean McManus was viewed by London as being lit­tle more than a terrorist during his early years as founder and president of the Washington, D.C.-based Irish National […]

Arlene’s old attitudes leading DUP nowhere

Posted By: May 24, 2017

The DUP has gone backward under Arlene Foster’s leadership. Picture  by Brian Lawless/PA Wire. Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, May 24, 2017THEY say generals fight the last war and officers spend peace time studying the tactics of the victories of the last war.The same is true of economists and political leaders, none more so than Arlene Foster […]

Not for the first time, James Brokenshire is making things worse in Northern Ireland

Posted By: May 23, 2017

The Northern Ireland secretary’s questions on Jeremy Corbyn and the IRA are valid. But he shouldn’t be asking them for the sake of the Tory campaign. By Patrick Maguire. The New Statesman. Monday, May 22, 2017[Patrick Maguire writes about politics and is the 2016 winner of the Anthony Howard Award.] The consensus is an elusive thing in Northern Irish politics. […]

Number of Irish-Americans in the US is fading fast, with further drops expected

Posted By: May 20, 2017

Rebecca Lumley. Irish Independent. Dublin . May 17 20The number of people claiming to be Irish-American has fallen dramatically in the last few years and is only set to drop further, according to a Pew Research Center report.People who declared Irish-American ancestry in the US dropped by 4.2 million between 2009 and 2015, setting a course for the number […]

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