Memoirs - Mac Ireland

Police appeal of “Hooded men” case to be heard

Decision on whether Hooded Men probe can continueAllison Morris. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, April 18, 2018The Court of Appeal will today consider whether a police investigation into the actions of soldiers and police during the interrogation of the so-called Hooded Men in 1971 should proceed.Last year the High Court ruled that the PSNI must investigate the unlawful treatment of […]

Fr. Jim Mc Manus meets Pope Francis

OLDEST IRISH AMERICAN NEWSPAPER IN USA, ESTABLISHED IN 1928 Fr. Jim McManus, Fermanagh native, and brother of Irish National Caucus President Fr. Sean McManus met with Pope Francis in recent days. The brothers McManus are both members of the Redemptorist Order

Post “Troubles,” Anti-British Banner Still Flies in St. Patrick’s Parade

Corey Kilgannon. New York Times. Friday, March 16, 2018The St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City has long been steeped in politics and controversy, but parade organizers have strictly forbidden any signs or banners reflecting political views or slogans — except for one.“England Get Out of Ireland.”This full-throated denunciation of the British governance of six counties that make up Northern Ireland […]

The impasse means PSNI not being held to account, Policing Body chair warns

Suzanne McGonagle. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, March 12, 2018THE chair of Northern Ireland’s Policing Board has spoken of her concerns about what could happen within thePSNI if it is not fully held to account.The oversight body does not have the legal authority to oversee the PSNI because of the political impasse at Stormont.Anne Connolly said: “The longer this goes […]

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 […]

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