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For the first time since 1171, Ireland is more powerful than Britain

Posted By: September 14, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus There is far too much at stake to take any pleasure in this bizarre political reversal                 Fintan O’TooleIt is foolish to read too much into body language, but what we saw in Dublin on Monday morning was startling. The Taoiseach was calm, […]

Slightly bonkers toff Boris fits the English electorate’s  bill

Posted By: September 14, 2019

Boris Johnson is pursuing a risky Brexit strategyAlex Kane. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, September 13, 2019I wonder if there comes a point at which we run out of uncharted waters and sail into the territory that used to be marked on maps as ‘Here be Dragons’?So far, even if we haven’t sailed in the waters before, there’s always […]

Dissidents “real risk” now police numbers so low

Posted By: September 13, 2019

Paul Ainsworth. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, September 13, 2019Former chief constable Sir Hugh Orde has warned there is a “real risk” that the threat from dissident republicans will increase while the number of PSNI officers is at a level he describes as “dangerous”.Sir Hugh, who headed the service between 2002 and 2009, has said the political situation regarding Brexit could be exploited by dissidents.The Patten […]

“Smuggling will be Ireland’s biggest industry”

Posted By: September 13, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Congress   “Don’t blame the smugglers. Rather, blame  those who in 1920  violently and undemocratically imposed and who violently  and undemocratically maintain England’s damn Border on the face of Ireland: the British government.” —Fr. Sean McManus “If there are checks of any kind there will be […]

Campaigner says “fight goes on” after Brexit strategy legal challenge dismissed

Posted By: September 12, 2019

Raymond McCord faces a more complicated journey to the Supreme Court than the recent Scottish and English Brexit-related cases. David Young, PA. Belfast Telegraph. Thursday, September 12, 2019.A Northern Ireland victims’ campaigner has vowed to fight to be heard in the Supreme Court after his High Court challenge against the Government’s Brexit strategy was dismissed.Raymond McCord faces a more complicated journey […]

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