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Brexit: No border in Irish Sea – Jeremy Corbyn

Posted By: September 21, 2018

Stephen Walker,  BBC News NI,  Political Correspondent.  20 September 2018Media captionJeremy Corbyn has rejected the latest Brexit backstop proposals from the chief negotiator put forward for NI.The Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has rejected the latest Brexit backstop proposals from the chief negotiator put forward for Northern Ireland.Michel Barnier has proposed that goods could be checked in Britain before arriving in Northern Ireland.The […]

If the British re-partitioned Ireland this is what it would look like

Posted By: September 21, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to U.S. Congress by Irish National Caucus   There is another possible scenario that hardline unionists might go for instead of a united Ireland: a re-partitioned Ireland.Michael Bearra @IrishCentral. September 20, 2018As the last 40 years have shown, with a greatly increasing Catholic population, the Unionist majority in Northern Ireland is fading.Figures from 2016 […]

Posted By: September 19, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to the U.S. Congress by Irish National Caucus   ” In the past, we had to convince the U.S. Congress that the British Government was secretly colluding with Loyalists/Unionists/Protestants in the assassinations of Catholics and in the systematic violations of human rights in Northern Ireland. Now— with eyes for those to […]

Loyalist flute band “played famine song outside Catholic church” in Lisburn

Posted By: September 18, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to the U.S. Congress by Irish National Caucus   “How sad that 20 years after the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, Catholics still have to endure the blatant sectarianism reported in this article below. Is this any way to build up the Beloved Community in Northern Ireland?  Racism and sectarianism […]

The kind of unity Ireland needs isn’t about territory – it is about people

Posted By: September 18, 2018

Keeping Northern Ireland in the union has long relied on Catholic consent but Brexit will change that fact Fintan O’Toole. The Guardian.Sunday, September 16, 2018.There is no doubt that the supporters of Brexit, avowed unionists all, have done more to advance the cause of a united Ireland than the IRA ever managed in 30 years of terrible violence. The […]

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