Shankill welcomes visitors in 20 different languages… but not Irish

Posted By: July 16, 2019

Brendan Hughes. Irish News. Belfast.Tuesday, July 16, 2019 A MURAL newly unveiled in west Belfast’s Shankill area has raised eyebrows for welcoming people in 20 different languages – but not Irish. The new ‘Welcome to the Shankill Road’ mural has been painted on a gable wall at the corner of Gardiner Street. It welcomes visitors […]

Catholic man “for dead” in Kilkeel sectarian attack says wife

Posted By: July 16, 2019

Building contractor Paschal Morgan moments after he was attacked in Kilkeel, Co DownClaire Simpson. Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, July 16, 2019A CATHOLIC man has been left with horrific head injuries after he was beaten in a brutal sectarian attack in Co Down.Father-of-two Paschal Morgan (48) has to have extensive surgery after he was targeted on […]

[Police Ombudsman]: Biggest regret the suspension of legacy reports

Posted By: July 15, 2019

Connla Young. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, July 15, 2019Dr.  Michael Maguire has said his biggest regret while serving as Police Ombudsman was having to suspend the publication of three key reports.The decision was taken earlier this year after it emerged that the PSNI had failed to disclose “significant” information on police computers to his office.The stalled reports include Operation […]

Does unionism not have something better to offer?

Posted By: July 14, 2019

RISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus   “Noted author and journalist Susan McKay is from a Unionist/Protestant background in Northern Ireland. When she speaks about Unionism and Orange-ism people should listen. Orange supremacy (established and institutionalized by the London government in 1920) is the very opposite of the hopes and dreams of […]

Carson Declares War

Posted By: July 13, 2019

 On This Day [in Irish history]The Irish News, July 13, 1919 Eamon Phoenix. Irish News. Saturday, July 13, 2019             The Twelfth of July demonstration in Belfast on Saturday was the most ambitious effort at pageantry which the Orange institution has made since the outbreak of the war, and no effort was spared by the organizer […]

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