Gallows effigy of Adams a suspected hate crime

Irish News (belfast). Saturday, July 12, 2014 POLICE were investigating a suspected hate crime last night after an effigy of Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams was placed on a bonfire hanging from a gallows. The apparent representation of Mr Adams wearing a Celtic jersey appeared on a bonfire in the loyalist Ballycraigy estate in Antrim town. […]

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 […]


 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 ( 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, 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 […]

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