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Fr. Mc Manus Saddened By Lo’s Announcement; Robinson Should Be Ashamed

  FR. SEAN MC MANUS AND ANNA LO IN WASHINGTON LAST ST. CAPITOL HILL. Friday, May 30, 2014 — Fr. Sean Mc Manus — President of the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus — has expressed sadness at Anna Lo’s announcement that she is retiring from politics and that she may quit Northern Ireland.   The Fermanagh -born priest said: ” The only […]

Calls for Peter Robinson to resign over anti-Muslim comments

Cahir O’Doherty @randomirish  IRISH CENTRAL. May 29,2014          Northern Ireland’s First Minister Peter Robinson is facing growing public outrage and calls for his resignation.Photo by: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland Northern Ireland’s First Minister Peter Robinson is facing growing public outrage and calls for his resignation this week over anti-Muslim comments he made during an interview with the Irish News. […]

IF STORMONT SURVIVES, IT’LL BE IN STATE OF LIMBO

Newton Emerson.Irish News ( Belfast). Thursday, May 29, 2014. LAST weekend’s elections have set the political agenda in Northern Ireland for the rest of the decade, indicating that if Stormont survives it will be in a state of limbo. The council and European results are the third and fourth elections since 2009 in which Sinn […]

WATCH DUP TAKE A HARD RIGHT TO OUTDO THE TUV

BRIAN FEENEY. Irish News ( Belfast). Wednesday, May 28, 2014 FOR the DUP there’s only one figure that jumps out of the elections, local and European, and it’s not the 131,000 odd that their uninspiring European candidate polled. No, the figure that liquefies their bowels is 75,806, the vote that their nemesis Jim Allister polled. The DUP tried to […]

SF resumes march towards strength on both sides of border

News Letter Editorial ( Belfast). Thursday, May 28, 2014 Note of explanation :The News Letter is seen as the most “ Protestant” — hardline Unionist/Loyalist newspaper in Belfast. In the past, it would have been  regarded  as being Paisleyite ( pro DUP )whereas the Belfast Telegraph would be seen as more  pro Ulster Unionist Party. […]

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