A simple majority not enough for Irish unity

Deaglan de Breadun. Irish News (Belfast). Monday, August 29, 2016There are certain issues that have been around so long and debated to such an extent that they seem to have died a quiet death. But then there is a change of mood and they become a topic of discussion again.Irish unity is a prime example. After all the blather, hyperbole and propaganda […]

Trump’s anti-Catholic rhetoric rises before South Carolina Primary

Niall O’Dowd @niallodowd           February 12,2016 12:43 AMDonald Trump shows his colors again in comments about Pope Francis’ trip to Mexico.Donald Trump’s anti-Catholic comments about the Pope on Thursday were no accident.Trump never speaks without knowing the impact of his words, despite his sometimes careless demeanor.He has dragged anti-Catholic and anti-papal rhetoric into an election for the first time […]

Lord chief justice reveals new plan for dealing with Troubles inquests

Connla Young. Irish News (Belfast). Saturday, February 13, 2016Relatives of those shot dead by soldiers in Ballymurphy in 1971 were among those who met the Lord Chief Justice in Belfast yesterday. Patrick McVeigh was killed by an MRF patrol who claimed he was holding a weapon. Forensic tests were negative and his family have been fighting for 40 years to clear his name…The north’s […]

Fr. Mc Manus Responds to Hatchet Job by Belfast Telegraph

Newspaper whipped up “ Unionist fury” by blatant misrepresentation of excellent animated internet video by Irish National Caucus. The E-video is available at Dear Editor, I write regarding your coverage the Irish National Caucus’ Animated Internet Video ( E-video). When the Belfast Telegraph contacted me to get permission to publish the E-Video, I consented, […]

Counting the cost of dealing with our past

Denis Bradley. Irish News(Belfast). Friday, December 4, 2015 It is clear that our troubled past keeps running into brick walls. In the world of politics, when something doesn’t happen over a protracted time, it can be put down to a lack of political will. The past is the most political of issues and the failure […]

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