Leo’s not playing for northern Nationalists

Posted By: January 31, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus “Under Enda Kenny—who never evinced the slightest interest in The North— we had ministers responsible for this place who differed only in their antagonism towards Sinn Féin, one a former Stickie[ ‘Offiicial Republican], the other from the law and order right of Fine Gael. … [Nationalists] watched in alarm,  as every northern issue Sinn Féin raised […]

Tributes to mother of second Troubles victim

Posted By: January 30, 2018

Mary Ward “never got over the death of son Peter.”Brendan Hughes. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, January 30, 2018MOURNERS gathered in west Belfast yesterday for the funeral of a woman whose teenage son was the second murder victim of the Troubles.Requiem Mass was celebrated for Mary Ward, who died peacefully at her home on Thursday aged 97, in St Paul’s Church on […]

DUP leader unlawfully blocked legacy funding plan court told

Posted By: January 30, 2018  Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, January 30, 2018Former First Minister Arlene Foster unlawfully blocked executive discussion of a funding plan aimed at clearing a backlog of legacy inquests for purely political reasons; it has been claimed in the High Court.The DUP leader stopped the blueprint getting on the agenda because it could “rewrite the past,” it was alleged.A lawyer for […]

Shameful and disturbing saga

Posted By: January 30, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus.   “The true face of England’s justice in Northern Ireland, and the true face of England’s military policy in Northern Ireland: to set up Protestant murder gangs to kill Catholics, yet all the time telling the world, especially America, that the British Army was a peacekeeping, neutral […]

Justice has not been served by sentence say politicians

Posted By: January 30, 2018

Aeneas Bonner.Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, January 30, 2017POLITICIANS last night said justice had not been served by the sentence handed down to Gary Haggarty.Sinn Féin MLA Raymond McCartney said the families of those killed and injured by the former UVF commander had “received neither truth nor justice.”“This reduced sentence means that he is effectively getting away with murder,” he […]

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