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President Higgins warns of rise in anti-Semitism across Europe on Holocaust Memorial Day

Posted By: January 28, 2019

 We must work to stop hatred spreadingPresident Michael D Higgins spoke at the National Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration in Dublin Cate McCurry. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, January, 28, 3019PRESIDENT Michael D Higgins has warned of a rise in anti-Semitism and racism across Europe at an event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.The president also spoke of the surge of extreme […]

This famous Irishman’s grandson has applied for an Irish passport in wake of Brexit

Posted By: January 27, 2019

IrishCentral Staff@IrishCentral New York. Friday, January  25, 2019Merlin Holland is applying for an Irish passport using his grandfather’s legacyMerlin Holland, Oscar Wilde’s only grandson, is using his grandfather’s legacy to apply for an Irish passport in the wake of Brexit.Holland is the only grandson of famous Irish writer Oscar Wilde and has been living in France for the past […]

University professor claims DUP “self-harming” Northern Ireland

Posted By: January 27, 2019

The UK Government has been urged to ensure the rights of people in Northern Ireland are enshrined before Brexit.Press Association. Belfast Telegraph. Saturday, January 26, 2019A university professor has accused the Democratic Unionist Party of “running around Europe” attempting to self-harm Northern Ireland.Colin Harvey, professor of human rights law at Queen’s University Belfast School of Law, also called for […]

BEYOND BREXIT CONFERENCE

Posted By: January 26, 2019

THE FUTURE OF IRELAND BEYOND BREXIT CONFERENCE   Fr. Sean McManus and Niall Murphy. Washington, D.C. 2018 Niall Murphy Waterfront Hall, Belfast. Saturday, January 26, 2019 Guím fáilte mhór oraibh uililg anseo inniu, chuig ár nócáid stairiúla, anseo san Halla Cois Cuain! Apologies if my voice is somewhat hoarse – my voice is still recovering […]

The history of the Irish Border: From Plantation to Brexit

Posted By: January 26, 2019

Brexit Borderlands   Ronan McGreevy.  Irish Times. Dublin. Saturday, November 24, 2019   The increasing threat of a hard Brexit means we could shortly see a return to a hard Border in Ireland. Here, we look back at how Northern Ireland came into being in the first place; the centuries of conflict in the area […]

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