“I hated all Irish people”

Posted By: July 05, 2018

Allison Morris. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, July 5, 2018Julie Hambleton and her mother Margaret Smith as families of some the 21 victims of the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings visit Belfast on Wednesday.Margaret Smith mother of Maxine Hambleton as representative of the 21 victims of the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings visit Belfast.Picture by Hugh Russell.Maxine Hambleton (18) who died in the 1974 Birmingham […]

Attorney General John Larkin has rejected a request to hold a new inquest into the McGurk’s Bar bombing, it has been reported.

Posted By: July 05, 2018

Connla Young. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, July 5, 2018Fifteen people were killed when the UVF detonated a bomb in the North Queen Street bar in north Belfast in December 1971.At the time, security forces blamed the IRA but this was later shown not to be true.In recent years, research carried out by relatives and campaigners uncovered new […]

DEADLOCKED: Brexit negotiations will not progress until the United Kingdom can provide a satisfactory answer to the Irish border conundrum, according to European Council President Donald Tusk.

Posted By: July 04, 2018

Joe Barnes, Brussels Correspondent. Express. UK. Tuesday,  July 3, 2018. The EU’s most senior official posed the threat while briefing MEPs on last week’s European Council summit in Brussels, in which Brexit appeared as an insignificant footnote against migration and enlargement.Leaders of the EU27 agreed that they should all express concern about the lack of progress on the Irish border as neither […]

Killing Haughey

Posted By: July 04, 2018

MI5 couldn’t manage it, though it did try Joseph de Búrca. Village Magazine. Dublin. Tuesday, July 3,  2018 Last September’s Village described how the intelligence services of the UK conducted a near-decade-long smear campaign during the 1970s designed to prevent Charles Haughey from becoming Taoiseach. One of the more ludicrous smears they put into circulation was […]

President Trumka Receiving World Peace Prize for Labor Leadership

Posted By: July 04, 2018

“The Young Wolfe Tones, Derek Warfield and President Richard L. Trumka” Bill Hughes Photo Ballad of Joe Hill by “The Young Wolfe Tones” & Featuring Singer Derek Warfield Video by Bill Hughes   On June 19, 2018, an award celebration was held at the H/Q of the AFL-CIO in Washington, D.C. The honoree was […]

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