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Florida Irish Activist Shawn Sidway Latest Recipient of Irish American Peace Prize

Posted By: April 10, 2019

CAPITOL HILL. Tuesday, April 9, 2019—— A dedicated Irish Activist from the state of Florida has been presented with the Irish American Peace Prize. Appropriately enough, the Prize was presented in front of the Rayburn House Office Building, where recipient Shawn Sidway had been lobbying. Among the offices, he visited was that of Congressman Alcee Hastings (D-FL), the […]

“Officer suggested planting bullets on injured people”

Posted By: April 10, 2019

Staff Reporter. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, April 10, 2019 A British army officer suggested planting bullets in the pockets of some of those wounded during the Ballymurphy shootings, an inquest heard yesterday.The claim was made by former army medic Nigel Mumford who was attached to the Second Battalion of the Parachute Regiment during theshootings in the west Belfast estate in August […]

FATHER’S FIGHT:LOYALIST LEADERS TO GO ON TRIAL

Posted By: April 09, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Congress “ Belfast Protestant victims’ campaigner, Raymond Mc Cord, Sr.,  takes his over 20-year campaign for justice for his son to a new level. He has filed a civil action in Belfast High Court against those he claims were involved in the 1997 murder of his […]

Being sidelined suits the DUP’s unspoken wish for soft Brexit

Posted By: April 06, 2019

  The Tories have sidelined the DUP and its MPs in the latest stage of the Brexit enigma Newton Emerson. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, April 6, 2019 THE sudden sidelining of the DUP at Westminster, with Prime Minister Theresa May reaching out to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, has forced differences of opinion within the Unionist party out into the open.DUP […]

Democracy is hard to find

Posted By: April 06, 2019

  Patrick Murphy.Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, April 6, 2019 I blame the Greeks. I mean, there we were in Ireland 2,500 years ago, getting the hang of farming, beginning to speak what became modern Irish and generally minding our own business. And what were the ancient Greeks doing? Inventing democracy, that’s what. Ah but, you […]

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