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Irish rebel hero Kevin Barry’s mother was refused an Irish pension new records show

Posted By: October 25, 2017

Kevin Barry is an iconic figure in Irish history. Just 18 when hanged, he has come to embody the spirit and soul of the Irish revolution. The ballad “Kevin Barry” is one of the most famous songs of the Irish revolution. The author is not known, but it has been traced to a Glasgow Irish […]

Trump tweets support for nasty bigot who calls Catholicism “a satanic cult”

Posted By: October 24, 2017

Dermot McEvoy @IrishCentral Tuesday, October 24, 2017.    Trump shaking hands with Dr. Robert JeffressYouTubeAn evangelical anti-Catholic and President Donald Trump supporter says Catholicism is a “cult-like pagan religion” and the religion’s spread is due to “the genius of Satan.”Dr. Robert Jeffress got a massive endorsement for his new book via a twitter ‘shout out’ by the president. ”Great book just out, ‘A Place Called […]

New leader takes wheel of already listing vessel

Posted By: October 23, 2017

John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, October 23, 2017 Since Robin Swann took the wheel of the already listing vessel that is the Ulster Unionist Party,  he’s been an inconspicuous leader, his profile stunted by sporadic media appearances and Stormont’s suspension.The situation he inherits could not be bleaker. Its symbolic connection with Westminster has been severed and the party relegated behind the SDLP in […]

First big win of Brexit as common travel area to be retained” – Coveney

Posted By: October 23, 2017

Ralph Riegel.Irish Independent.Dublin. Monday, October 23,  2017   Ireland will retain the common travel area (CTA) with the UK in the first landmark agreement to be hammered out under the Brexit talks.The impending CTA agreement, being hailed as a major victory for Ireland in the Brexit negotiations, will not include Border issues but will resolve a huge number of the Anglo-Irish […]

No deal, no political future for DUP leader

Posted By: October 21, 2017

“Belfast columnist Patrick Murphy provides a key insight for Members of Congress into the state of Unionism in Northern Ireland. It is essential to understand his basic point: “History shows that post-partition Unionism [after the 1920 British Government of Ireland Act, that divided Ireland] is largely founded on a siege mentality, so a Unionist leader can easily […]

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