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Martin has nothing to lose by being tough on Sinn Féin

Posted By: November 22, 2017

Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, November 22, 2017Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is in a bit of pickle.This time last year the future was looking bright. He had presided over one of the most miraculous recoveries since Lazarus. In 2011 Fianna Fáil was turfed out of office after the financial crash. The party slumped from 71 seats to an incredible […]

People and radical ideas center of Adams thought

Posted By: November 22, 2017

Jim Gibney.Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, November 22, 3017 As he spoke the last few sentences of his last speech as president of Sinn Féin, (I can hardly believe I have just written those words) Gerry Adams looked down from the podium, where at ard fheiseana he has stood for 34 years, towards his wife Colette and family and spoke about their love […]

Foster resorting to megaphone trolling

Posted By: November 22, 2017

John Manley, Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, November 22, 2017Speak privately to senior DUP members and they’ll tell you that in common with everybody else, they never expected the Leave campaign to be successful. Therefore they never had a plan for Brexit. That’s forgivable to a degree, but 18 months after the EU referendum you might expect that they and their allies in Downing […]

An alarming development

Posted By: November 22, 2017

Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Monday, November 22, 2017. Confirmation that a potential amnesty for security-force members is to be included for consultation in the Stormont House Agreement is an alarming development which will cause deep disquiet among the families of victims.Relatives expressed understandable anger earlier this year when the Westminster defense committee called for a statute of limitations on prosecuting soldiers who served during […]

Arlene Foster claims taoiseach is being “reckless” ahead of crucial Brexit talks

Posted By: November 22, 2017

Foster criticizes taoiseach over BrexitJohn Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, November 22, 2017Arlene Foster has criticized Leo Varadkar, saying the Taoiseach “should know better” than to “play around” with Northern Ireland over Brexit.The DUP leader accused the Fine Gael leader of being “reckless” ahead of a critical phase in the Brexit negotiations.Her comments come after Mr. Varadkar last week told […]

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