Life on the border has its own subtle customs

Posted By: May 21, 2018

Liam Fay. The Times.London. Saturday, May 19, 2018   Political flashpoints don’t get much more unflashy than the frontier between Northern Ireland and the Republic, a meandering 500km strip largely made up of fields, streams and bogs. Once the sharp edge of a combat zone, the borderlands are now a haven of pastoral peacefulness.The beauty of the border is that it’s invisible. […]

Free Presbyterian Church in dark over ecumenical advances

Posted By: May 20, 2018

 Irish News. Belfast. Published Monday,  May 21, 2018 The recent description of the Eucharist/Mass as ‘evil’ by Clogher Valley,  Free Presbyterian Minister Peter McIntyre (May 7) has evoked a shocked response from those who understand and love the Eucharist. We cherish the Eucharist because it is one of Our Lord Jesus Christ’s last and very important commandments: “Do this […]

Brexit developments point to a sea border

Posted By: May 19, 2018

Newton Emerson. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, May 19, 2018A sudden rush of developments on Brexit might seem confusing but matters are greatly simplified when you realize it all points to a sea border.The row between London and Dublin over a customs partnership versus ‘maximum facilitation,’ for instance, is about how much frontier infrastructure will be required.The row between London and Brussels over […]

Harry and Meghan’s wedding is hiding a horrible truth for Catholics

Posted By: May 19, 2018

Why Meghan Markle had to be baptized and confirmed within the Church of England before she ties the knot with Harry. Niall O’Dowd@niallodowd. Irish Central. New York City.May 18, 2018 05:06 AMBehind all the glitz and glamor of the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wedding, tomorrow lies an inconvenient truth.You can be Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist or atheist and become king […]

Irish anger as Prince Harry lays claim to disputed Irish land and title, Unionists delighted

Posted By: May 19, 2018

James O’Shea@IrishCentral.New York City.May 19, 2018 Prince Harry has become Baron of Kilkeel, an area in County Down long disputed as belonging to the Irish not the British. It was the site of the original Celtic Irish kingdom of Mourne.The town of Kilkeel has a strong Unionist heritage. But while, in 2001, the ward of Kilkeel Central was recorded as 69% Protestant […]

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