Irish anger as Prince Harry lays claim to disputed Irish land and title, Unionists delighted

Posted By: May 19, 2018

James O’Shea@IrishCentral.New York City.May 19, 2018 Prince Harry has become Baron of Kilkeel, an area in County Down long disputed as belonging to the Irish not the British. It was the site of the original Celtic Irish kingdom of Mourne.The town of Kilkeel has a strong Unionist heritage. But while, in 2001, the ward of Kilkeel Central was recorded as 69% Protestant […]

Ex-DPP Barra McGrory QC: End Troubles murder prosecutions

Posted By: May 19, 2018

Former DPP Barra McGrory has said that the currently legacy proposals would result in endless litigation. Allison Morris. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, May 19, 2018       The former Director of Public Prosecutions has said that mechanisms proposed to deal with the past, currently out for public consultation, will only result in “litigating the […]

O’Neill says poll threshold is being met

Posted By: May 18, 2018

  Irish Echo. New York City. Thursday, May 17, 2018   Sinn Féin Deputy Leader Michelle O’Neill was at the American Irish Historical Society in Manhattan for a speaking engagement Wednesday and also to view some of the society’s historical treasures. She is pictured with Sinn Féin representative to the United States, Rita O’Hare, reading […]

The Guardian view on the cabinet and Brexit: beyond a joke

Posted By: May 18, 2018

  Downing Street says that ministers have agreed on a customs regime strategy. That’s stretching the facts. The EU, MPs and the voters may also have their own views on the matter The Guardian Editorial. London. Thursday, May 17, 2018 There was a time, perhaps, when the government’s ineptitude over Brexit was almost funny. There is nothing funny about it now. For […]

Amid our lack of governance, the future of the Union is now water-cooler chat

Posted By: May 18, 2018

Alex Kane.Irish News. Belfast. Friday, May 18, 2018  The Assembly hasn’t sat since January 16, 2017 – other than for an hour in March 2017, so that the re-elected MLAs could ‘sign-on’ for their salaries and expenses.The Executive hasn’t met since December 2016. The RHI Inquiry has highlighted levels of incompetence and inefficiency that no-one could have imagined.The consequence of Monday’s […]

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