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Pat Finucane: Family receive ‘no assurance’ of inquiry from SoS

Posted By: February 23, 2020

BBC NI. Belfast. Friday, February 21,  2020 Relatives of the murdered solicitor Pat Finucane have not received any assurance from the British Government that a public inquiry into his death will be called..His family met the new Northern Ireland secretary, Brandon Lewis, at Stormont on Friday.Tanaiste Simon Coveney is also due to meet Mr Lewis soon.He replaced Julian Smith […]

Election may bring change in south, but not in the way the three main parties had planned

Posted By: February 22, 2020

If the housing crisis continues, Sinn Féin will do well in opposition.Patrick Murphy. Irish news. Belfast. Saturday, February 22, 2020. Did you hear there was a revolution in Ireland a fortnight ago? Apparently it was live on television, but you may have missed it if you were watching snooker on the other channel.It must have been a revolution because senior […]

Bernadette McAliskey: ‘The North’s economy cannot survive without immigrant labor”

Posted By: February 22, 2020

Former civil rights activist criticizes the British government’s new points-based immigration systemFreya McClements. Irish Times. Thursday, February 20, 2020There will be a “whitening” of immigration into the UK as a result of the country’s points-based application system, the activist and campaigner Bernadette McAliskey has warned.“The poorer southern hemisphere economies [will] support a smaller percentage of individuals meeting the various thresholds than the European countries […]

  My Washington Visit, February 2020                                    

Posted By: February 22, 2020

  By Raymond McCord, Sr.   Once again, I must thank the Irish Echo for highlighting British state collusion in the murder of my son, Raymond, Jr.—on the occasion of my visit to Capitol Hill during the week of Sunday, February 9 to Sunday, February 16, 2020. This was the third time that the Capitol […]

My Da was an Orangeman. I am an Irish nationalist. How did that happen?

Posted By: February 19, 2020

Once a staunch unionist and now a member of the SDLP, Belfast-based Johnny King, who works in communications, tells of his ‘conversion’ to nationalism and how the idea of a united Ireland makes perfect sense to him.Johnny King. Irish News.Belfast. February 19, 2020MY Da was an Orangeman. I am an Irish nationalist. How did that happen? Was there a “Road to Damascus” […]

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