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 “It’s ABSURD!” Jacob Rees-Mogg attacks EU and “vote-chasing” Ireland PM over border stance

Posted By: March 04, 2018

“Sometimes there are simply no words for the silliness of English politicians on Ireland.  Rees-Mogg, a good Catholic boy, is the latest example. In this article from the Sunday Express, he claims it is the Irish Government and the EU that are threatening the Good Friday Agreement! Now that takes chutzpah, as we say in […]

Unionism no longer sure what it is selling

Posted By: March 04, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus “Unionism opposed Home Rule, even to the extent of taking up arms [1912-1914], but it later settled for exactly that when Irish partition gave Unionists their own state. However, the Stormont government opted for political repression and anti-Catholic discrimination. … Its present weakened state dates from the misuse of Stormont’s one-party rule and the […]

Distributed by Irish National Caucus Tusk defends EU position on Border

Posted By: March 02, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus David Hughes. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, March 2, 2018 Mrs. May has found her authority diminished since a disastrous General Election which she called to get a mandate for Brexit but ended having lost the Tories’ House of Commons majority. Theresa May has been given a stark warning that her Brexit red lines […]

Unionism is in a pretty dire place

Posted By: March 01, 2018

“There’s not a lot worth celebrating at this 20-year milestone, but how different could it have been if Unionism had the bravery to embrace the process and reassure their electorate instead of constantly peddling poor mouth politics.”Allison Morris. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, March 1, 2018 Unionism is in a pretty dire place.Events of the last few weeks have highlighted that – and […]

Former Sinn Féin MLA believes party will pay price for abortion stance

Posted By: February 28, 2018

Former Sinn Féin MLA believes party will pay the price for abortion stanceFrancie Brolly believed SF’s position shows disconnect between urban and rural votersFrancie Brolly: “Certainly Dublin will decide which way the repeal vote goes, but I do not doubt the more rural counties like Donegal that they would not vote for  the Eighth Amendment to be […]

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