Micheál Martin will be a lame duck taoiseach as soon as he’s elected

Posted By: June 24, 2020

Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, June 24, 2020  We’ll know by Friday whether there’ll be a new coalition government in The South. The odds are there will be.Fianna Fáil, or more particularly Micheál Martin, is desperate for it to happen so that he can realize his obsessive ambition to be taoiseach. Fine Gael is more lukewarm and the Greens are […]

Further sectarian anti-GAA incidents emerge at north Belfast park

Posted By: June 24, 2020

Brendan Hughes. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, June 24, 2020A MAN made sectarian comments and took pictures of children playing hurling in a north Belfast park in an incident being probed by police.Separately, a father has also told how he was doing GAA training with his teenage daughter when they were approached and told to leave.They are the latest in a series […]


Posted By: June 22, 2020

  And to others who are dedicated to justice, unity,  and solidarityOur splendid internet Irish Petition—“Ireland, too, has the right to be One Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all”— has now been signed by 10,000 people worldwide— This is a significant number, setting us on course to get another 10,000 signers. And, with your help, I know it can be done. Please […]

Ireland shouldn’t be forgotten when reconsidering Winston Churchill

Posted By: June 22, 2020

  Winston Churchill is either revered or loathed, but it always important to consider his history in Ireland during such discussions. James O’Shea @IrishCentral Jun 17, 2020 A statue of Winston Churchill in London was defaced during a Black Lives Matter protest on June 7, 2020. Getty Images Winston Churchill is divisive; he’s either revered […]

Irish News, Belfast. June 20, 1970

Posted By: June 20, 2020

On This Day [in history]By Eamonn PhoenixIrish News, Saturday, June 20, 2020Minority VoiceAnti-Unionist candidates scored a resounding treble at the General Election when the redoubtable pair, Gerry Fitt and Bernadette Devlin, were returned to Westminster with increased majorities and Frank McManus became the new Member for Fermanagh-South Tyrone at the expense of the outgoing Unionist. This is now the most formidable anti-Unionist representation ever to […]

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