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 MPs reject revised Brexit deal by overwhelming majority

Posted By: March 12, 2019

RTE. Dublin. Tuesday, March 12, 2019 • MPs vote down deal in House of Commons by 391 votes to 242 • MPs to vote tomorrow on whether they want to leave EU without a Withdrawal Agreement • Should MPs reject tomorrow’s vote, there will be another vote on Thursday on an extension to Article 50 […]

An acclaimed book recounting the story of every fatal victim of the Troubles is set to be reprinted

Posted By: March 12, 2019

Definitive “Troubles” publication goes from strength to strength By John McGuirk. Sunday Life/Belfast Telegraph. June 11, 2006 An acclaimed book recounting the story of every fatal victim of the Troubles is set to be reprinted. Lost Lives: The Stories of The Men, Women, and Children Who Died Through The Northern Ireland Troubles will be republished […]

  Varadkar draws a line for London

Posted By: March 11, 2019

  Anthony Neeson. Irish Echo. New York. Monday, March 11, 2019With uncertainty surrounding Tuesday’s House of Commons Brexit vote, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said it’s now too late for Britain to tell the European Union what it wants.With speculation that British Prime Minister Theresa May will once more postpone a vote on her Brexit deal after weekend talks with Brussels ended in […]

Prosecuting soldiers “would set a dangerous precedent”

Posted By: March 11, 2019

“ They would say that, wouldn’t they?”—Fr. Sean McManus Aine Fox. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, March 11, 2019PROSECUTING British soldiers over the deaths of civilians on Bloody Sunday would set a dangerous precedent for the British army’s future operations around the world, a former military chief has said.Lord Ramsbotham, who was the military assistant to the chief of the general […]

Will Sinn Fein still be left heckling from the sidelines after next Dail election?

Posted By: March 11, 2019

Deaglán de Bréadún. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, March 11, 2019The front-page headline had me mystified: “Robots could widen North-South divide.”Good grief, wasn’t our dear wee island divided enough already? And what kind of robots were we talking about anyway: surely not a mechanical version of the Lord Brookeborough unionists who wouldn’t have a Roman Catholic about the place? Or could […]

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