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 Foster’s delight at the saving of Bombardier jobs has turned to indifference

Posted By: January 30, 2019

A thousand Airbus jobs in east Belfast will be unviable if there is a hard Brexit                 Fintan O’Toole.Irish Times.Dublin. Tuesday, January 29, 2019Forget the Border and the backstop for a moment. Think Bombardier – that huge plant you pass on the way to Belfast City Airport, just east of Harland and Wolff. If […]

Top Attorney Niall Murphy is the Force Behind the  Civic Nationalism in The North

Posted By: January 29, 2019

Top Attorney Niall Murphy is the Force Behind the  Civic Nationalism in The North Fr. Sean McManus and Attorney Niall Murphy, Capitol Hill, 2018 CAPITOL HILL.Tuesday,  January 29, 2019— Back on January 17, one of the top attorneys in the famed Kevin Winters Law firm of Belfast predicted that the conference he was organizing would […]

New party named Aontú

Posted By: January 29, 2019

  Peadar Tóibín’s new party will be called Aontú— the Irish for unity. Connla Young. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, January 29, 2019A new Republican party being formed by former Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín will be called Aontú – the Irish for unity.Mr. Tóibín left Sinn Féin last year claiming he had been ostracised because […]

Rodgers “cannot back’” SDLP tie-up with Fianna Fáil

Posted By: January 29, 2019

Brendan Hughes. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, January 29, 2019 FORMER SDLP deputy leader Bríd Rodgers has said she “cannot support” the party’s proposed partnership with Fianna Fáil.The former Stormont minister said she fears it threatens the SDLP’s social democratic principles and “will have a negative effect on the work of reconciliation” across Ireland.Ms. Rodgers said the SDLP should […]

All-Ireland talks are important

Posted By: January 29, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “The attached Editorial from the respected Irish News of Belfast is important  reading for Members of Congress who are concerned about equality, justice, and peace in Northern Ireland/The North. The recent, huge conference  in Belfast, “Beyond Brexit” demonstrated the renewed determination of Nationalists/Republicans/Catholics to never again “go […]

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