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Brexit risk to Northern Ireland peace, warns Kofi Annan

Posted By: April 26, 2018

The former Secretary-General of the United Nations has warned that Brexit poses a threat to peace in Northern Ireland.  Shona Murray. Belfast Telegraph. Wednesday, April 25,  2018Kofi Annan said the Good Friday Agreement was “painstakingly achieved after complex negotiations” and involved compromises on all sides as he insisted it must be protected.Mr. Annan said the Agreement has helped secure […]

Varadkar rejects Davis’s hi-tech border solution

Posted By: April 26, 2018

  “As this article from the London Times shows, the Irish government is holding the line very well against any British attempt to re-establish a ‘hard’ Border.  I was born and reared by the British-imposed Border that cruelly partitions Ireland. London passed the Government of Ireland Act in 1920, dividing Ireland into two artificial units: […]

Malign influence of Powell alive and well

Posted By: April 25, 2018

Brian Feeney in the article below reminds us all about Enoch Powell (1912-1998)— the nasty old racist, anti-Irish, and anti-Catholic politician who “parachuted” into Northern Ireland to get re-elected when the English finally rejected his racism.It was later revealed that Fr. Mc Manus, while he was still in England, had also been in Powell’s crosshairs. […]

CONGRESSIONAL LETTER TO UK AMBASSADOR KIM DARROCH

Posted By: April 24, 2018

“Full alignment only way to stop hard border”

Posted By: April 24, 2018

John Walsh. Ireland Business Editor. The Times. London. Tuesday, April 24, 2018Full regulatory alignment between the north and south of Ireland is the most effective way of ensuring that there is no hard border post-Brexit, Bertie Ahern has said.The former Taoiseach said that if an agreement for the Irish border was not in place by June, it increased the chance […]

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