Posted By: May 15, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “My good friend — the intrepid Raymond McCord, from a Unionist/Protestant background in Belfast— wants Members of Congress to see the attached article about his on-going campaign for justice. Former prime minister Tony Blair, a former secretary of state for Northern Ireland, and a former […]

Border poll campaign is “fundamental right”

Posted By: May 11, 2019

John ManleyIrish News. Belfast.Friday, May 10, 2019IT is mistaken to characterize calls for a border poll as reckless – campaigning for a unity referendum is a “fundamental democratic right”, the figurehead for Ireland’s Future group of civic nationalists has said.Lawyer Niall Murphy was speaking last night at the group’s ‘Our Rights – Our Future’ event in Newry’s Canal Court Hotel.The event, which is […]

The Miami Showband massacre: A cover-up in plain sight

Posted By: May 08, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “ My friend Stephen Travers in Ireland would like Members of Congress to see this review of the film The Miami Showband Massacre—the 1975 massacre in Northern Ireland that he and one other member of the Band survived. Stephen has shown extraordinary courage, with a remarkable determination […]

Key Congressman signs on as Congressional Friend of Irish National Caucus

Posted By: May 07, 2019

           Congressman Alcee Hastings, new Chairman of Helsinki Commission, demonstrates Irish solidarity   CAPITOL HILL. Tuesday, May 7, 2019—— Since 1982, the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus has had many, many Congressional Friends—Members of Congress who have in writing expressed support for the Caucus’ non-violent work for justice and peace in Ireland and ( […]

Local government election – how the parties performed

Posted By: May 06, 2019

  John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, May 6, 2019 STATE OF THE PARTIES DUP – 122 seats (-8)The DUP’s post mortem will most likely focus on vote management rather than policy and a need to improve the party’s potential for attracting transfers, as overall growth in vote share failed to translate into more seats.It seems the party leader’s close […]

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