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Sinn Féin’s strength in Dáil Éireann has forced Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael to form historic coalition

Posted By: July 01, 2020

 Deaglán de Bréadún. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, July 1, 2020 Anyone who uses the Irish-language version of their name will be all-too-familiar with the difficulty some people have in pronouncing it.I could write a book on the subject and, if they were still around, the Marx Brothers might turn it into a movie script.Remember the fun they had with the other name […]

U.S. FOREIGN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM–SEAN’S TESTIMONY

Posted By: June 30, 2020

THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 1997 House of Representatives, Page 6       PREV PAGE       TOP OF DOC Committee on International Relations, Washington, DC. The Committee met, pursuant to notice, at 9:37 a.m. in room 2172, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC, Hon. Benjamin A. Gilman (chairman of the Committee) presiding. Chairman GILMAN. The Committee will come to order. […]

Varadkar administration praised for Brexit stance

Posted By: June 30, 2020

Paul Ainsworth. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, June 30, 2020THE outgoing government led by Leo Varadkar has been praised for its stance during difficult Brexit talks and ensuring that no new border infrastructure will separate the two parts of Ireland.Irish-American businessman Frank Costello paid tribute to the “vigilance” of the former taoiseach and his team during negotiations between the UK and European Union.Belfast-based Mr Costello, […]

Martin oversees radically changed political scene

Posted By: June 29, 2020

Deaglan de Breadun. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, June 29, 2020 What have the Liverpool soccer team and the leader of the Fianna Fáil party got in common?After a 30-year wait to reclaim the top spot in English football, the Anfield players emerged as Premier League champions.On the political front, Micheál Martin became head of the Irish government a […]

Trump voters need to learn the lesson of Ian Paisley and The Troubles

Posted By: June 28, 2020

“Right now, half of America has chosen a Paisley-like brow-beater to lead them to their Promised Land. They can’t quite see that it’s a dead-end yet.”Cahir O’Doherty@randomirish June 26, 2020  For four decades, Ian Paisley led unionists in Northern Ireland like a latter-day Moses. But he only led them – and himself – into a stalemate and a dead end.  Trump is Paisley’s modern […]

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