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Super Bowl LVI: Irish roots entwined in football in LA and Cincinnati

Posted By: February 14, 2022

  Updated / Sunday, 13 Feb 2022 09:11   By Samuel Kingston RTÉ Sport Journalist Tonight’s Super Bowl sees the Cincinnati Bengals and Los Angeles Rams lock horns to become NFL champions. Neither city would spring to mind as being “typically“ Irish  American, yet the origins of professional football in both owe a lot to the involvement […]

US Congress expected to pass bipartisan resolution calling on UK to drop Troubles amnesty

Posted By: February 13, 2022

A US House of Representatives resolution calling on the UK Government to drop plans for an amnesty on Troubles killings is expected to pass, according to The Times. Christopher Leebody. Belfast Telegraph. Sunday, February 13, 2022  Some 35 congressmen and women, including senior Republican Party members, have co-sponsored the motion before the House foreign affairs […]

USA APPEAL: Troubles victims group fighting  conflict amnesty wants Biden’s help

Posted By: February 13, 2022

USA APPEAL: Troubles victims group fighting  conflict amnesty wants Biden’s help after  Taoiseach’s support “Politicians in the South have done more for victims in the North in a period of months than politicians in our own                                         backyard […]

Ghost of Enoch Powell is feeding DUP’s death wish

Posted By: February 12, 2022

  In his impotent rage, Jeffrey Donaldson seems unable to escape grim logic of Powell-ism British Conservative politician Enoch Powell at the party conference in Brighton, 1969. Fintan O’Toole. Irish Times. Dublin. Saturday, February 12, 2022.   On Jeffrey Donaldson’s official website, the biography section is adorned with photographs of himself with the party leaders he […]

Raymond McCord hits out at unionist reaction to Ombudsman’s collusion report

Posted By: February 11, 2022

Conor McParland. Belfast Media. Thursday, February 10, 2022 A NORTH Belfast victims campaigner says the Police Ombudsman report into the Sean Graham bookies massacre “surprises no one.”On Tuesday, the report by Marie Anderson found collusion by the RUC in 11 loyalist murders, including the 1992 attack at the Sean Graham betting shop on the Ormeau Road, when two UDA gunmen shot […]

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