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Marking 50 years since The Troubles’ erupted

Posted By: July 18, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “ Noted historian Eamon Phoenix gives a very useful background to the beginning of The Troubles fifty years ago. Important reading for Members of Congress concerned about justice and peace in Northern Ireland/The North.” —Fr. Sean Mc ManusDR. Eamon Phoenix. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, July […]

Theresa May was warned in 2016 that her three Brexit priorities for Ireland were incompatible

Posted By: July 18, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus   “ It appears that Perfidious Albion is still at it—reneging on its Irish promises and treaties, as it has done for many centuries. These two attached articles from todays Irish News of Belfast and the Irish Echo of New York, make this pretty clear. […]

Boris Johnson will need more than 10 bought DUP MPs for a stable government

Posted By: July 18, 2019

Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, July 17, 2019 THIS day next week Boris Johnson will be British prime minister. Who knows, he may even introduce himself to Parliament before it rises for the summer recess.His arrival as head of government will mark an unprecedented low point in British politics, an event viewed with anxiety and alarm in important sectors of British […]

Shankill welcomes visitors in 20 different languages… but not Irish

Posted By: July 16, 2019

Brendan Hughes. Irish News. Belfast.Tuesday, July 16, 2019 A MURAL newly unveiled in west Belfast’s Shankill area has raised eyebrows for welcoming people in 20 different languages – but not Irish. The new ‘Welcome to the Shankill Road’ mural has been painted on a gable wall at the corner of Gardiner Street. It welcomes visitors […]

Catholic man “for dead” in Kilkeel sectarian attack says wife

Posted By: July 16, 2019

Building contractor Paschal Morgan moments after he was attacked in Kilkeel, Co DownClaire Simpson. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, July 16, 2019A CATHOLIC man has been left with horrific head injuries after he was beaten in a brutal sectarian attack in Co Down.Father-of-two Paschal Morgan (48) has to have extensive surgery after he was targeted on […]

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