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First ever Minister for Diaspora appointed in Irish government reshuffle

Kate Hickey. Irish Central. July 11, 2014  Ireland’s first Minister for the Diaspora Jimmy Deenihan.   Irish leader Enda Kenny has announced Ireland’s cabinet reshuffle and has named a minister of state for the Diaspora, the first time that has ever been done.   Former Minister for the Arts Jimmy Deenihan will now take on the role of […]

ORANGE/PROTESTANT CULTURE?

 A scene reminescent of the  Reconstruction era (1865–1877) — when Blacks were publicly lynched almost at will. Doubly ironic in that the leader of the KKK has been organizing in Northern Ireland   Condemnation after lynched figure depicting a Catholic placed on loyalist bonfire Darren Thompson. TheJournal.ie @thejournal_ie ( Dublin).Saturday, July 12, 2014   THERE HAS BEEN condemnation […]

Bonfires lit across Northern Ireland ahead of 12th marches

  View Full Header |  View Printable Version  | Download this as a file  | View Message details | View as plain text   Dan Griffin. Irish Times. Saturday, July 12, 2014 Bonfire pyres wreathed with Irish Tricolours and other nationalist symbols were set alight across Northern Ireland tonight as the annual Eleventh Night celebrations got under way.In Belfast, crowds assembled through the evening as […]

Hundreds of loyalists convicted of rioting in Belfast, says minister

    Ford warns young loyalists against ‘ruining their lives’ as unionist activist claims new generation of loyalists is being radicalised  Henry McDonald. The Guardian.com, Friday 11 July 2014 1 A loyalist waves the union jack on top of a pyre that will be lit to mark the start of the annual 12 July Orange Order parades.  Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty […]

Peace must be built on truth, not lies

  “No rational explanation for the failures before and after Sgt Campbell’s murder can be found. At the end of the day one can only conclude that they were deliberate.They are part of a pattern: the activities of the [Protestant/Loyalist ] Glenanne Gang, comprising UDR soldiers, police officers and UVF men who murdered so many people in Northern […]

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