Memoirs - Mac Ireland

Being sidelined suits the DUP’s unspoken wish for soft Brexit

  The Tories have sidelined the DUP and its MPs in the latest stage of the Brexit enigma Newton Emerson. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, April 6, 2019 THE sudden sidelining of the DUP at Westminster, with Prime Minister Theresa May reaching out to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, has forced differences of opinion within the Unionist party out into the open.DUP […]

Voters must have final say

RISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus Irish News Editorial.Belfast.Saturday, April 6, 2019The intensive Brexit talks between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn, which were stumbling last night, are likely to provide a defining or perhaps a concluding moment for either or both of their careers.Mrs.May has plainly concluded that her ill-advised alliance with the DUP […]

DUP heading for the Westminster sidelines

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “The Irish News of Belfast consistently provides reliable and objective reportage on key Northern Ireland issues, including Brexit. Today’s Editorial should be of interest to all Members of Congress concerned about justice and peace on the whole partitioned  island of Ireland.”—Fr. Sean McManus Irish News […]

The Irish woman who was the last witch hanged in Boston

  IrishCentral Staff @IrishCentral  Friday, November 16, 2018   On November 16, 1688, an Irish Catholic laundress named Goodwife “Goody” Ann Glover was the last woman to be hanged in Boston over claims she was a witch. It is reported that Goodwife “Goody” Ann Glover was deported to Barbados with her husband during Oliver Cromwell’s occupation […]

Kudos to Patrick Murphy for telling it like it is

Antán Ó Dála an Rí. Newry, Co Down Letters to Editor, Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Patrick Murphy (November 10) penned a column about the First World War. Although I rarely agree with Mr. Murphy’s positioning on Irish affairs, I must commend him for that particular piece of writing.The ‘Great’ War was anything but. It was an unnecessary slaughter of […]

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