When Winston Churchill said the wrong thing . .

Gordon Lucy. News Letter (Belfast) February 22, 2012 This month one hundred years ago Winston Churchill addressed an audience of nationalists in Celtic Park, Belfast, and told them of his support for Home Rule. Local historian GORDON LUCY reflects on the infamous visit ELECTED as a Conservative MP in 1900, Winston Churchill crossed the floor […]

MPs form “Friends of Ireland”

ON THIS DAY NOVEMBER 18,1945 Irish News (Belfast).Tuesday, November 18, 2014 A special parliamentary group which will have as its object the promotion of friendly relations between England and Ireland was formed at a private meeting in a committee room of the British House of Commons. About thirty Labour MPs are joining the group. Their […]

Hugh Callaghan of the Birmingham Six still haunted but supports campaign by bombing victims’ families

NOTE ON THE ARTICLE BELOW:The Birmingham Six case was one of the first big cases that the Irish National Caucus brought to the attention of the U.S. Congress— and the Irish Embassy of that time (1974) tried to demonize us for attempting to free the six innocent victims. We had to battle both the British Embassy and the Irish Embassy. But […]

Kelly: SDLP should leave executive

Irish News. (Belfast). Saturday, November 15, 2014 SDLP deputy leader Dolores Kelly has called again for the party to leave the executive. Despite her party leader’s view that it should remain in government, the Upper Bann MLA said calls from party activists and supporters for the SDLP to move into opposition were becoming “stronger and stronger”. Mrs Kelly […]

New light shed on Ballymurphy death

In December 2010, the Ballymurphy Massacre Committee visited Fr. Mc Manus on Capitol Hill looking for his help.Fr. Mc Manus arranged for the Committee to testify at a Congressional Hearing on March 16, 2011. Please continue reading breaking news below from Ulster TV. Alice Harper, Fr. Sean Mc Manus, Breige Voyle and John Teggart (Capitol […]

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