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Irish government should not be fooled by DUP talk of consent

Posted By: September 25, 2019

RISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “Northern Ireland expert commentator Brian Feeney provides insight into Unionist and DUP  thinking and their idea of consent. His basic take is: ‘Fundamentally Ulster Unionism came into existence over a century ago as a political route to avoid living on equal terms with the rest of the […]

“Unlawful ruling is a win for North”

Posted By: September 25, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “Congratulations to my Belfast Unionist/Protestant friend, Raymond McCord, and to the other participants in the Supreme Court case against Boris Johnson for proroguing the British Parliament. It was a wonderful victory. Raymond is a force of nature, an intrepid seeker of justice and fairness for […]

Why are Boston Irish pubs dying out?

Posted By: September 23, 2019

  IrishCentral Staff@IrishCentral. Sep 23, 2019 Boston’s traditional Irish pubs are closing their doors due to commercial challenges and the decline of an Irish population. The Boston Globe reports that authentic Irish pubs are getting more difficult to find in the city. Many of these Boston institutions, some that have been in the city for […]

Hooded Men win court appeal against PSNI

Posted By: September 21, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “This legal decision represents at least a little relief for the victims of one of the most heinous British government acts of State terrorism.  In 1971, the British Government—posing before the world as a peace-keeping, non-partisan force in Northern Ireland— tortured and sadistically brutalized 14 […]

 DUP objections to NI-only “Backstop” are phony

Posted By: September 20, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus North already diverges from many significant laws enacted across the rest of the UKOlive Callan. Irish Times. Dublin. Monday,  September  16, 2019.(Oliver Callan is a writer and satirist).  The Northern Ireland-only “Backstop” is on the agenda again after it was abandoned at the behest of the DUP, instead extended […]

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