The Real History of Paisley?

The Belfast commentator takes a hard look at the “real” history of  Ian Paisley PAISLEY RISE-TO-POWER MYTH DISTORTS FACTS Newton Emerson. Irish News ( Belfast). Thursday, January 16, 2014 EAMONN Mallie was not making a historical documentary and Ian Paisley was certainly not engaged in a truth recovery process but their BBc programme, Paisley: Genesis to Revelation, presented a myth of […]

Any talk of compromise with traditional enemy is a red rag to unionists

Susan McKay. Irish Times (Dublin). Tuesday, January 14, 2014 Richard Haass appeared to be both angry about and baffled by the rejection by unionists of his proposals to deal with the past, flags and parades. What has happened shows once again that history, with its old lessons of defiance, distrust and obduracy, still blazes up like an 11th […]

Ballymurphy Massacre families angry at ‘snub by Haass’

An Phoblacht. December 2013. Christmas vigil for 11 killed by British Army Parachute Regiment in 1971  The 11 victims – including a local priest and a mother of eight – were killed by the British Army in a 36-hour period following the introduction of internment without trial on 9 August 1971 THE FAMILIES of 11 people killed in 1971 by British Army paratroopers in Belfast what […]

Martin Corey freed from Maghaberry prison ‘by Theresa Villiers’

    Republican Martin Corey, pictured in 2012.  COLIN FRANCIS . Belfast Telegraph. Thursday, 15 JANUARY 2014  Prominent republican Martin Corey has been released from Maghaberry prison. It is understood he was freed after a decision by secretary of state Theresa Villiers. Corey, a member of Sinn Féin, was released from custody last night and left Maghaberry […]


WELCOME TO PANTOMIME NI – MAGIC WAND ESSENTIAL Patrick Murphy. Irish News ( Belfast). Saturday, July 20, 2013 Dear Richard Haass, WELCOME to the europe’s longest running pantomime. (Since pantomime is rare in the US, let us explain – it is a musical comedy which often includes a fairy godmother, who grants everyone exactly what […]

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