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Brooke on De Valera “outrage”

  The Irish News November 8, 2014   On this day—July 6, 1944 The Northern Prime Minister, Sir Basil Brooke, in a statement to the press yesterday in reply to the speech of An Taoiseach (Mr. Eamon DeValera) delivered at the Fianna Fall Ard Fheis, said: “The people of Northern Ireland have always been uncompromisingly […]

SCOTTISH NATIONALISTS COULD BE KING-MAKERS

Brian Feeney.Irish News (Belfast). Wednesday, November 5, 2014  MUCH talk of Sinn Féin being the most popularparty in the south on 26 per cent despite the onslaught mounted against them by the Irish Independent and the Irish Times in the aftermath of the Maíria Cahill accusations. The poll which placed Sinn Féin in the lead was […]

CAMPBELL DEFENDS RACIST DISRESPECT FOR IRISH LANGUAGE

Campbell defends ‘curry my yoghurt’ comments News Letter. November 4, 2014 DUP MP and MLA Gregory Campbell has defended himself from nationalist outrage after he parodied the Irish language during an Assembly debate. During a debate on Monday on the Irish language and Ulster Scots, principal deputy speaker Mitchel McLaughlin invited Mr Campbell to speak. […]

South abandoned North says ex-chaplain

  On this day November 4, 1945 Irish News.( Belfast).Tuesday, November 4, 2014 “As long as partition lasts, the unionists of Northern Ireland will feel that hey are sitting on a volcano.” So said Rev. T. Duggan of Cork, a former senior chaplain of the British forces stationed in Northern Ireland, when he addressed a […]

Echo of PM’s sectarian head count On this day. November 3, 1945

 Irish    News    (Belfast).    Monday,    November    3,    2014    A    statement    made    some    years    ago    by    Mr.    J.M.    Andrews    [former    prime    minister    of     Northern   Ireland]    while    minister    of    labor    that    out    of    the    33    porters    employed    at    Stormont    only    one    was    a    Catholic,    and    that    he    was    only    temporary,    was    recalled    at    Stormont    yesterday.       […]

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