Memoirs - Mac Ireland

The DUP may live to regret stealing a £1billion march on the rest of Britain

The Democratic Unionist Party has received a hefty bung [bribe] from Theresa May to boost spending in Northern Ireland but moral defeat was the cost, according to Alex Bell. Alex Bell.Daily Record. Scotland. Sunday, July 2, 2017 The Orangemen were in George Square yesterday – Glasgow city center brought to a halt by Protestants celebrating a triumph over Catholics.   If you […]

George Washington’s greatest sniper was an Irish marksman

IrishCentral Staff. July 3, 2017 The surrender of General Burgoyne to  George Washington in Saratoga.Timothy Murphy was a rifleman and expert sniper in the American Revolutionary War. Some say he changed the course of the critical battle of Saratoga when he gunned down two British generals, at 300 yards.At the Battle of Bemis Heights, the second Battle of Saratoga, […]

Nationalist voters abandon SDLP in favor of abstentionist Sinn Féin

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus DUP hand strengthened ahead of UK Brexit negotiations as Tories fail to get overall majority  Gerry Moriarty. Irish News.Dublin. Friday, June 9, 2017  The DUP and Sinn Féin virtually swept the boards in the Westminster election in Northern Ireland, so thoroughly did they clean up the political prizes that the only middle-ground politician […]

Continuing someone else’s journey

Continuing someone else’s journey Addressing the inequalities that exist in 2017 Northern Ireland is how to honor the civil rights movements of the 1960s Sarah Campbell. Village. Dublin   Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Last month in Belfast the first of many commemorative events took place to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the formal founding of the […]

An election with no real politics in sight

Patrick Murphy. Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, May 27, 2017 IN Britain the general election has centered on the renationalisation of key industries, a Tory drive to capture working-class votes in former Labor heartlands and a wider debate about conflicting definitions of national interest.Over here, the main argument so far has centered on what one politician said about another politician’s hair.Welcome to Not The […]

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