Memoirs - Mac Ireland

Taoiseach to take “pragmatic'”approach to North/South relations

Tommie Gorman.. Northern Editor. RTE. Thursday,  July 16,  2020  Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said he will take a “pragmatic” approach to relations between North and South.Today Mr Martin held talks at Stormont with First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill during what was his first visit to Belfast since taking office.They discussed a range of issues including […]

PRAISE FOR MEMOIRS AND FOR FR. McMANUS’ Work

  “Thus, McManus became Britain’s nemesis in America, the driving force that would eventually erode Britain’s influence within the U.S. government.”—Joseph E. Thompson. American Policy and Northern Ireland: A Saga of Peacebuilding. 2001. “The Mac Bride Principles—a corporate code of conduct for American companies doing business in Northern Ireland—were launched by the Irish National Caucus […]

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 […]

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