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Sinn Féin: Johnson’s Troubles troops vow “offensive”

Posted By: July 13, 2019

Allison Morris. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, July 13, 2019TORY leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson’s pledge to end “unfair trials” of former British soldiers who served in Northern Ireland has been criticized as “highly offensive” by Sinn Féin.In The Sun, Mr. Johnson said: “We need to end unfair trials of people who served their queen and country when no new evidence has […]

Events to remember 50th anniversary of first person killed in Troubles in 1969

Posted By: July 13, 2019

 Francie McCloskey was the first person to be killed in the Troubles in 1969 Connla Young. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, July 13, 2019 THE death 50 years ago of Francie McCloskey – the first victim of the Troubles that broke out in 1969 – is to be marked by a series of events in Dungiven, Co Derry this […]

Portadown residents “should not have to move out because of bonfire”

Posted By: July 09, 2019

  Mairead Holland. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, July 9, 2019 A Sinn Féin councilor has said it “beggars belief” that residents in Portadown are being asked to move out of their homes because of bonfire safety fears. Paul Duffy called on Armagh City, Banbridge, and Craigavon Borough (ABC) Council to “immediately move” to deal with […]

“Brexit hard border policy could lead to united Ireland”

Posted By: July 09, 2019

George Ryan, Josh Thomas. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, July 9, 2019Simon Hoare told MPs they will “play with fire” if a policy is pursued which “adds an accelerant to a demand for a border poll”A BREXIT policy which results in a hard border on the island of Ireland could lead to a united Ireland, a senior Conservative MP has […]

A piece of US Irish history gifted to Ireland by Donald Trump

Posted By: July 06, 2019

IrishCentral Staff@IrishCentralFriday, July 5, 2019 At the US Ambassador’s July 4th celebrations Ireland’s Taoiseach Leo Varadkar revealed that the United States President Donald Trump had gifted Ireland with an incredible piece of US Irish history from the War of Independence.Speaking at US Ambassador to Ireland Ed Crawford’s July 4th garden party in Dublin, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar delighted the crowds telling them about the amazing gift President […]

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