Memoirs - Mac Ireland

Senior Irish politician suggests “Max Fac” Brexit customs plan would lead to a return of violence along the Irish border

• Neale Richmond said any extra checks along the border would spark bloodshed.  • Suggests Max Fac plan of using technology to minimize checks not workable • He urged UK to stay in customs arrangement or partnership with EU post Brexit • Cabinet at war over a plan with Boris Johnson branding customs partnership crazy   Kate […]

Ballymurphy Massacre Families meet to discuss the UVF statement claiming it was involved in the Massacre.

Belfast. Wednesday, May 2, 2018 Families are skeptical about the timing of the statement so close to the inquests starting in September. Why did the UVF not claim this at the time of the Ballymurphy Massacre, why have they come out now with a statement? If there is Ballistic evidence in the form of a rifle […]

Johnny Cash’s “Forty Shades of Green” inspired by this Irish landscape

IrishCentral Staff @IrishCentral. March 28, 2017 Johnny Cash’s greatest hits may be remembered as “Ring of Fire,” ‘I Walk the Line,’ and ‘Folsom Prison Blues,’ but there’s one Johnny Cash song that stays dear in the hearts of Irish people and lovers of Ireland.Cash began penning “Forty Shades of Green” in 1959 during a trip to Ireland and completed it in 1961 as a […]

Republic day brings back Clann memories

Deaglan de Breadun. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, April 23, 2018 IT WOULD be churlish not to congratulate Leo Varadkar on his inclusion in Time magazine’s 2018 list of the world’s 100 most influential people, along with such varied characters as President Donald Trump, North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un and royal bride-to-be Meghan Markle.At least you have to give the Taoiseach credit […]

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 […]

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