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Loyalists issue threat against Sinn Féin’s new Belfast mayor John Finucane

Posted By: May 22, 2019

BELFAST’S new Sinn Féin mayor John Finucane has said police have warned him of a threat by loyalists to attack him in his family home. Mr. Finucane is the son of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane who was murdered at his home by loyalist paramilitaries in 1986. The gunmen were later found to be colluding with rogue security force members. […]

Police admit 1973 RUC killing of Catholic man Michael Leonard was murder

Posted By: May 22, 2019

Fr. Joe McVeigh at the launch of his booklet on the murder of his cousin Michael Leonard    Connla Young 22 May 2019 The PSNI has said the 1973 murder of Michael Leonard by the RUC was murder Connla Young. Irish News.Belfast. Wednesday, May 22, 2019   THE RUC shooting of a Catholic man in Co […]

Victims’ campaigner Raymond McCord: Loyalist paramilitaries are plotting to kill me

Posted By: May 21, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, May 21, 2019  High-profile victims’ campaigner Raymond McCord has been warned loyalist paramilitaries are plotting to kill him, he revealed today.The Belfast man said police alerted him to the new threat against his life and advised him to review personal security arrangements.But Mr. McCord has vowed to […]

Coveney clarity over Brexit issue welcome

Posted By: May 21, 2019

Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Tuesday, May 21, 2019TÁNAISTE Simon Coveney has injected some much-needed realism into the fevered debate sweeping the Conservative Party and the latest manifestation of its Brexit fantasy.With the beleaguered Theresa May now cast firmly in the role of ‘outgoing prime minister,’ a range of largely unpersuasive and unpromising figures are jostling to become her successor as Tory leader and occupant […]

Throwing light on Britain’s dirty war

Posted By: May 20, 2019

Irish Echo. May 16, 2019 by Gerry Adams   Mark McGovern’s book casts new light on Britain’s dirty war Over the decades many official and unofficial reports, pamphlets, and books have been published examining the evidence for British state collusion with unionist paramilitaries in the murder of citizens. These include reports by Amnesty International, the Barron […]

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