A “precious union”? The Brexiters don’t care about Northern Ireland L

Posted By: October 20, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus   “This excellent article is a must-read for Members of Congress who wish to fully understand extreme British thinking on both Northern Ireland and Brexit. I have the honor of appearing along with the author, Fintan O’Toole, in the film “Bobby Sands:66 Days.” Mr. O’Toole has […]

Why I now hate the English – Irish writer’s searing column in NY Times

Posted By: October 20, 2018

 New York Times Op-Ed on how anger at the British has turned to disgust since Brexit. IrishCentral Staff@IrishCentral, New York.October 19, 2018London-based Irish writer Megan Nolan has written a powerful and profound Op-Ed piece in The New York Times [full article below] on how her attitude to the British has turned into anger and disgust given their disdain for the Irish. Her […]

Monsignor Raymond Murray – a life dedicated to the rhyme of hope and history

Posted By: October 20, 2018

Monsignor Raymond Murray has been one of Ireland’s most prominent priests since the start of the Troubles. He talks to William Scholes about his eventful life, how his involvement in human rights cases has been driven by his commitment to history and why he is now “turning more to religion.”William Scholes.Irish News. Belfast.Thursday, October 18, 2018, with pictures by Mal McCannSAT […]

Posted By: October 14, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus  Patrick Murphy, a columnist for Irish News of Belfast, provides his insights to the DUP, on whose support Prime Minister May is totally dependent. His assessment is: “DUP …held together by greed, patronage and self-interest—oh, and sectarianism.”  —Fr. Sean McManus      Unionism can either think […]

Transparency essential

Posted By: October 13, 2018

Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Saturday, October 12, 2018 The Renewable Heat Incentive inquiry has provided an at times jaw-dropping insight into how devolved government operated in Northern Ireland prior to the Stormont assembly’s collapse.Anyone who believed that the power-sharing administration was a well-oiled machine, working efficiently and effectively in the interests of the public, will have been completely disabused of that notion as a […]

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