More about the “The Girls of Fermanagh” and less about “The Boys of Wexford” young Kennedy is told

Posted By: February 09, 2018

More about the “The Girls of Fermanagh” and less about “The Boys of Wexford” young Kennedy is told Fermanagh-born Fr. Sean McManus with Fermanagh-descendant  Congressman Joe Kennedy (D-MA). CAPITOL HILL— Fermanagh people in the United States are all agog at recent claims that the distaff-side of the famous Kennedy dynasty originated in a humble townland in County Fermanagh, near the County Cavan.JFK’s […]

Police chief says “hard Brexit” Irish border would be paramilitary target

Posted By: February 08, 2018

Fortified frontier would put officers’ lives at risk, says George HamiltonHenry McDonald. The Guardian. England. Wednesday, February 8, 2018 George Hamilton: security policy in Ireland needs ‘something cleverer than a hard border’. Photograph: PSNI/PANorthern Ireland’s top police officer has warned that border posts and security installations created as a result of a “hard Brexit” would be seen as “fair game” […]

DUP MPs criticized for ‘no surrender’ attitude on EU talks

Posted By: February 08, 2018

Brendan Hughes. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, February 8, 2018DUP MP Sammy Wilson said it was time for a “no surrender attitude.”The DUP’s Ian Paisley and Sammy Wilson have been criticised for urging the British government to take a “no surrender” attitude to the European Union in Brexit talks.Their remarks came as MPs pressed British government ministers on Brexit and […]

British customs move means an Irish border

Posted By: February 07, 2018

Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, February 7, 2018The British Cabinet sub-committee on Brexit meets this morning and tomorrow morning. Initially, the advertised purpose was to agree (can you use that word about this British government?) a policy on trade after leaving the EU so they could tell the EU27 what they want. Now it’s obvious that Theresa May has sold the pass […]

Call to support Belfast “Truth” march

Posted By: February 07, 2018

By Anthony Neeson. Irish Echo. Tuesday, February 6, 2018 John Teggart representing the Ballymurphy families, and Emma Rogan representing the Loughinisland families announcing the ‘March for the Truth’   John Finucane has called for people to come out in numbers and support the Time for Truth march which will take place in Belfast on February […]

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