Pro-Remain parties hit out at DUP after Foster’s Barnier talk

Posted By: October 10, 2018

John Manley.Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, October 10, 2018STORMONT’S pro-Remain parties last night stressed how the DUP does not represent the majority view in Northern Ireland as Arlene Foster reiterated her opposition to any new economic barriers between the region and Britain.The DUP leader yesterday headed a party delegation at a meeting with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels.Speaking afterward, she […]

Legacy proposals flawed says DPP

Posted By: October 09, 2018

Bimpe Archer.Irish News. Tuesday, October 9, 2018Director of Public Prosecutions Stephen Herron – the PPS submission warns the additional caseload will add to the `extreme pressure’ on the organizationPROPOSALS to deal with the legacy of the Troubles contain fundamental flaws including an investigation time which “may not be achievable,” Northern Ireland’s chief prosecutor has said.Director of Public Prosecutions Stephen Herron, pictured, responded to the […]

Bigotry and ignorance destroyed brief period of enlightenment in 1960s Northern Ireland

Posted By: October 08, 2018

Patrick Murphy. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, October 6, 2018The civil rights movement was The North’s first peace process. An odd claim you might think since many believe that the movement marked the beginning of The Troubles.But examining the origins of the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (NICRA) shows that it was the first attempt at normal politics in a society […]

Fight for civil rights 50 years ago changed the North forever

Posted By: October 08, 2018

 Fifty years ago, civil rights marches took place in Derry, Belfast, and Armagh. Activists wanted equality, but what happened next changed the North forever, writes Anthony Coughlan   Anthony Coughlan. T-Irish Examiner. Cork. Saturday, October 6, 2018 Fifty years ago, civil rights marches took place in Derry, Belfast, and Armagh. Activists wanted equality, but what happened next […]

Fateful march cannot be seen in isolation.

Posted By: October 07, 2018

RISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National CaucusThis Editorial, below, from the Irish News of Belfast on the 50th anniversary of the origins the Civil Rights Movement in Northern Ireland, is important reading for Members of Congress and Staffers.“What might have been” is a refrain that haunts all of us involved in the struggle for justice, equality and peace in […]

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