Northern Ireland “power couple” says peace has come, not reconciliation

Posted By: August 16, 2018

“A long-standing conviction some Protestants have that Catholics are non-believers is still “very strong” in Northern Ireland, both said, and continues to fuel ‘anti-Catholic attitudes, which still are very much drivers of politics,’ even if it has ‘mellowed fairly significantly in our lifetimes.’”  Inés San Martín.Rome Bureau Chief.  Crux. Denver. Colorado.Aug 15, 2018 BELFAST – While everyone in Northern Ireland in […]

DUP supported the woman who wanted house – a week before tenants fled

Posted By: August 16, 2018

Allison Morris. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, August 16, 2018THE DUP offered support to a woman who wanted a specific house in north Belfast a week before the original resident was forced out by a criminal gang.A DUP MLA emailed the Housing Executive on the constituent’s behalf about the property on Ballysillan Avenue.It is understood the woman said she was interested in […]

It’s when, not if, there’s a Border poll

Posted By: August 15, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to the U.S. Congress by Irish National Caucus“Once again, Belfast columnist Brian Feeney speaks truth to power regarding the Brexit mess. The irony, he observes, is striking: ‘A no deal Brexit is a guarantee of an early [Border] poll. The most delicious irony of all is that the DUP’s stupidity in blindly supporting a […]

The Quiet Heroes of Civil Rights Dr Conn and Patricia McCluskey

Posted By: August 14, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to the U.S. Congress by Irish National Congress “ This is a fine tribute to two heroes of the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Movement. Members of Congress should find it illuminating.” —Fr. Sean McManus. Brid Rodgers.Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, August 14, 2018.In the years following partition, Catholics in Northern Ireland suffered widespread […]

Unionists need to prepare for a united Ireland – priest

Posted By: August 13, 2018

 IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus     “They would be on an equal basis – the Protestant idea of supremacy would be gone. That’s what’s holding normal relationships back.”  Colm Fitzpatrick. Irish Catholic. Dublin. Thursday, August 2, 2018 Unionists need to take their “heads out of the sand” and accept that a soon-to-be Catholic majority in the […]

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