Memoirs - Mac Ireland

Internment: ‘A brush-shaft up my backside and cigarettes on my eyelids’

  https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/heritage/internment-a-brush-shaft-up-my-backside-and-cigarettes-on-my-eyelids-1.4633821 Susan McKay. Irish Times. Dublin. Saturday, July 31, 2021. FIFTY YEARS ON, SURVIVORS RECALL THE HORRORS INFLICTED UPON THEM DURING THE POLICY OF INTERNMENT IN NORTHERN IRELAND When the crash of the door being kicked in woke Michael and Orla Farrell, followed by the pounding of boots on the stairs, he leaped up […]

All Jeffrey Donaldson brings to the table is a layer of polish

  Chris Donnelly. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, July 5, 2021 During his first major speech as party leader last Thursday, the DUP’s Sir Jeffrey Donaldson spent almost half an hour speaking without saying anything different from his two predecessors who have shared the burden to date of carrying the party leader tag in this centenary […]

FR. MC MANUS SHOCKED AND PUZZLED BY OMISSION OF HIS LATE BROTHER PATRICK FROM NEW BOOK, Fermanagh: From Plantation to Peace Process by Margaret Urwin.

    FR. MC MANUS SHOCKED AND PUZZLED BY OMISSION OF HIS LATE BROTHER PATRICK FROM NEW BOOK, Fermanagh: From Plantation to Peace Process by Margaret Urwin. Eastwood Books. Dublin. 2020.   “I find it incomprehensible that the only Fermanagh IRA leader (and O.C., Commanding Officer for South Fermanagh and member of the Army Council […]

Heaney “steeped in British cultural traditions,” says UK race report

Simpson. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, April 5, 2021     A controversial report on race has described Seamus Heaney as a “Commonwealth” writer “steeped in British cultural traditions”.   The review by the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, ordered by the British government and published last week, has been strongly criticized for finding that […]

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