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GOD REST JOHN HUME

Posted By: August 03, 2020

The British role in America’s tainted past

Posted By: August 02, 2020

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-53603250By Aleem Maqbool BBC News, Richmond, VirginiaBBC. Saturday, August 1,  2020Part of the soul-searching in the US in the two months since the killing of George Floyd has been focused on examining the history that led the country to this point.Confederate statues have been pulled down in many cities and there are calls for […]

UK fears Biden would choose Irish interest over British, says New York Times

Posted By: August 01, 2020

If Biden beats Trump in November, he will likely side with Irish interests amid Brexit, writes Mark Landler for the New York Times.IrishCentral Staff@IrishCentral Friday, July 31, 2020 With polls beginning to favor Senator Joe Biden over incumbent President Donald Trump in the upcoming presidential election, Mark Landler, writing for The New York Times, discusses how a Biden presidency might be “unsettling” for the UK, […]

Miami Showband massacre: ‘I heard my platform shoes click against each other. I still had both legs’

Posted By: July 31, 2020

Miami Showband massacre: ‘I heard my platform shoes click against each other. I still had both legs’ Stephen Travers, who survived that night 45 years ago today, now works for reconciliation Yvonne Watterson Irish Times July 31, 2020 The Miami Showband (from left): Tony Geraghty, Fran O’Toole, Ray Millar, Des McAlea (Des Lee), Brain McCory […]

EU biggest threat to Ulster Unionism

Posted By: July 31, 2020

Alex Kane. Irish News. Belfast.Friday, July 31, 2020  For most of the first 60 years or so of partition unionism had a valuable card in its deck: the Republic looked like a  political/economic minnow, with no appeal whatsoever to an emerging demographic of middle class nationalists which preferred to look east (as well as looking internally at change in Northern Ireland) rather than […]

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