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Fundamental fact

Posted By: February 26, 2020

                                                                                           Echo Opinion                                                2/26/20 The Forum LETTERS  FROM  OUR  READERS Fundamental fact Editor: Too often the media in both the United States, Britain, and Ireland wrongly present the problem in Northern Ireland in merely sectarian terms and as just a problem of Catholics and Protestants being unable to get along. That non-historical narrative leaves […]

My return to D.C. in search of justice

Posted By: February 26, 2020

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to U.S. Congress by Irish National Caucus “The Irish Echo carries this full page article by legendary victims’ campaigner, Raymond McCord, Sr., on his recent visit to Capitol Hill. The Belfast Protestant/Unionist explains his long struggle to expose British government collusion in the brutal murder of his son, Raymond, Jr., and […]

Anti-Irish bigotry in Britain has not gone away

Posted By: February 25, 2020

  Reaction in UK to Sinn Féin’s election result is the latest example of continuing entitlement James Patterson. Irish Times. Dublin. Saturday, February 22, 2020 The Irish in Britain are as much an accepted part of society as a pint of Guinness with a carvery lunch. Not that the Irish in Britain necessarily identify as […]

Pat Finucane: Family receive ‘no assurance’ of inquiry from SoS

Posted By: February 23, 2020

BBC NI. Belfast. Friday, February 21,  2020 Relatives of the murdered solicitor Pat Finucane have not received any assurance from the British Government that a public inquiry into his death will be called..His family met the new Northern Ireland secretary, Brandon Lewis, at Stormont on Friday.Tanaiste Simon Coveney is also due to meet Mr Lewis soon.He replaced Julian Smith […]

Election may bring change in south, but not in the way the three main parties had planned

Posted By: February 22, 2020

If the housing crisis continues, Sinn Féin will do well in opposition.Patrick Murphy. Irish news. Belfast. Saturday, February 22, 2020. Did you hear there was a revolution in Ireland a fortnight ago? Apparently it was live on television, but you may have missed it if you were watching snooker on the other channel.It must have been a revolution because senior […]

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