US congressional group expresses concern about unionist action on parade

Simon Carswell. Irish Times .Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 22:02   The Friends of Ireland caucus in the US Congress has expressed concern about fresh political divisions in the North, saying they risk undermining the peace process and threaten institutions set up under the Belfast Agreement. In one of its strongest statements in years, the 53-strong political grouping of senators and […]

Kincora: MI5 knew about it but did nothing,

Kincora: MI5 knew about it but did nothing, that much is certain There is a compelling case for the former Kincora Boys’ Home in Belfast to be included in the Westminster-driven inquiry into allegations of a paedophile ring operating at the heart of the British Establishment. BY LIAM CLARKE . BELFAST TELEGRAPH .6 JULY 2014  […]

Ardoyne/Twaddell ‘fiasco’ in Belfast ‘a repetition of the failed tactics of the past’

Brian Kennaway. Irish times.Monday, July 14, 2014, The problems currently facing the Orange institution in Northern Ireland are nothing new. Indeed if anything it is a replay of the conflicts of the recent past like Drumcree. Unfortunately, for those, like me, from the Orange and unionist community, we have been very badly served by both the Orange and unionist leadership. The […]

Police criticised over Garvaghy gathering

Connla Young. Irish News( Belfast).Tuesday,, July 15, 2014 THE PSNI has been criticised over claims officers allowed Orangemen to gather at a controversial loyalist arch in Portadown on July 12. Nationalist residents say that officers looked on as a number of men, some wearing Orange collarettes, gathered close to the arch on the lower end of […]

Police investigating after “Kill All Taigs” facepainted on five-year-old goes viral

The incident has been described as “utterly depressing and shocking”. The Journal. ( Dublin). Tuesday, July 15, 2014 THE PSNI HAS confirmed that it is investigating a picture that shows a five-year-old girl with a sectarian slogan painted across her face. The image, which has been shared extensively online, shows the girl at a Twelfth of […]

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