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U2 a day late and a dollar short with new Bloody Sunday verse

Posted By: February 03, 2022

The Edge and Bono of U2 have added a new verse to their song “Sunday Bloody Sunday.” Patricia Mac Bride. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, February 3, 2022.  When I read on Monday morning that Bono and Edge from U2 had added a new verse to their song “Sunday Bloody Sunday,” my first response was “a […]

MC CORD HAS MOUNTED THE MOST FORMIDABLE OPPOSITION TO AMNESTY

Posted By: February 03, 2022

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus   “It should be clear to all Members of Congress,  concerned about justice and peace in Ireland, that the person  who has mounted the most formidable opposition to the British government’s amnesty plans is the Belfast Protestant Raymond Mc Cord … It is certainly clear to the British government and […]

SHAMEFUL SMEARS BY [BORIS] JOHNSON

Posted By: February 03, 2022

  Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Wednesday, February 2, 2022. DISTRACTION and deceit have long been go-to tools for Boris Johnson in efforts to evade responsibility for his actions. However, smearing a political opponent with a false allegation about a serial abuser represents a new low both for the prime minister and British politics. Responding to […]

Liz Truss Shankill visit illustrates partisan British behavior

Posted By: February 02, 2022

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus   Liz Truss Shankill visit illustrates partisan British behavior   Secretary of state Brandon Lewis, British foreign secretary Liz Truss, and Orange Order grand secretary Mervyn Gibson met on the Shankill Road, Belfast last Thursday.   Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, February 2, 2022. […]

McCORD LEADS THE WAY AGAINST AMNESTY

Posted By: February 02, 2022

Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “How instructive—if ironic — it is that the man who more than any other who has mobilized opposition to the British government amnesty plans is a Belfast Protestant? My friend Raymond Mc Cord has done truly remarkable, unprecedented work in building a broad-based coalition in both parts of Ireland, North and South—politicians, government ministers, […]

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