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What do tonight’s Brexit votes mean for Ireland?

Posted By: April 01, 2019

  Seven key points as the House of Commons tries to find a way forward Cliff Taylor. Irish Times. Dublin. Monday, April 1, 2019   The House of Commons will vote on Monday night on a range of options for Brexit in what are called indicative votes – an attempt to try to find a […]

Miami Showband Massacre

Posted By: March 31, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “My friend Stephen Travers wants Members of Congress to see the attached article about the Netflix film on the 1975 Miami Showband Massacre in Northern Ireland in which he and Des Lee were the only survivors. The article by respected writer Tom McGurk says in […]

Time for May to rewind and reboot

Posted By: March 30, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National CaucusJohn Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, March 30, 2019 AFTER yesterday’s Westminster drama commentators are going to have to find new words to convey the depth of uncertaintythat British politics finds itself in.The cure remains elusive for the Brexit condition and there’s a growing danger that it […]

One of unionism’s deepest fears is that Britain will turn against it

Posted By: March 30, 2019

     “Northern Ireland has emerged to obstruct Brexit agendas across the political spectrum.”  Newton Emerson. Irish Times. Dublin. Friday, March 29, 2017 One of Unionism’s deepest fears is that Britain will turn against it. This is also, quite clearly, one of nationalism’s fondest hopes. Among the most striking features of Brexit so far is that this has not happened, […]

Why is anyone surprised at the DUP’s Brexit intransigence?

Posted By: March 29, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed  to Congress by Irish National Caucus  DUP leader Arlene Foster says that her party will not back UK prime minster Theresa May’s Brexit deal as it would “damage the union.”Reporters who should know better have wasted time on a possible U-turn by the party DUP leader Arlene Foster says that her party will not […]

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