“No Brexit with no-deal” – NI business

Posted By: March 10, 2019

By John Campbell BBC News NI. Belfast. Sunday, March 10, 2019 Some of Northern Ireland’s largest businesses have written an open letter to MPs urging them not to let the UK leave the EU without a deal. They say that no-deal would “result in significant damage to our export markets, supply chains, consumer spending power, […]

The disappearance of the Protestant accent from [Southern] Ireland

Posted By: March 09, 2019

Southern Irish Protestantism remained vibrant and combative even as it lost its accentRoy Foster.Irish Times.Dublin. Saturday, March 9, 2019(Roy Foster is an emeritus professor of Irish history at Oxford and professor of Irish history and literature at Queen Mary University of London).A mischievous memoir by Malachi O’Doherty is titled I Was a Teenage Catholic. Those of us who were teenage Protestants […]

Tories have abandoned pretense of impartiality on North

Posted By: March 09, 2019

RISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “This is an important article for Members of Congress concerned about human rights and human decency in Northern Ireland. Susan McKay —from a Unionist/Protestant background in Northern Ireland— is a noted author and writer. Her article further exposes the terrible, irresponsible, and dangerous policy of the […]

Karen Bradley discussed getting British soldiers who served in The North “off the hook”

Posted By: March 09, 2019

Secretary of State Karen Bradley has faced calls for her to resign Connla Young.Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, March 9, 2019 Footage has emerged of under fire Secretary of State Karen Bradley discussing getting British soldiers who served in the north “off the hook.” Ms. Bradley made the remarks when she appeared before the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee in Westminster […]

Bradley’s legacy comments show Westminster is only really concerned about former soldiers

Posted By: March 09, 2019

Newton Emerson. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, March 9, 2019A telling aspect of Karen Bradley’s comment in the Commons, claiming no Troubles security force killings were a crime, is that it was not an answer to the question she was asked.The secretary of state was responding to DUP MP Emma Little Pengelly, who asked what mechanisms would be put in […]

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