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Pressure on Johnson as Brexit deadline approaches

bidenjohnson.jpg US President-elect Joe Biden has again spoken out against the prospect of a remilitarised border through Ireland and Britain’s moves to violate the Good Friday Agreement and international law.

Published November 27, 2020



Fine Gael shaken by mounting nepotism allegations

woulfevaradkar.jpg Fine Gael launched its most bitter attack on Sinn Féin in years this week in a desperate response to a cronyism scandal which has now expanded to include the position of shamed Supreme Court judge Seamus Woulfe.

Published November 14, 2020



Irish leaders respond to US election outcome

bidenmural.jpg The President of Ireland Michael D Higgins has led Irish congratulations to Joe Biden after his success in becoming the US President.

Published November 7, 2020



Tories wary as Biden elected US President

biden.jpg The new US President-elect Joe Biden could make a visit to Ireland’s border area as part of an intervention on Brexit, according to reports.

Published November 7, 2020



Cheating politicians cheat us all

leoleaks.jpg Leo Varadkar is either a liar or a very unlucky man.

Published November 6, 2020



US Action Alert: Stop plans for a hard border

borderprotest2.jpg This weeks marks the 40th anniversary of the start of the 1980 hunger strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh, as well as the centenary of the death on hunger strike of Terence MacSwiney, the Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork. It is also an important week for the Irish cause in 2020. That is because it is now widely believed that the British government has delayed key Brexit negotiations until after the US Presidential election.

Published October 27, 2020



US election campaign echoes in Ireland

usaelection.jpg Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has outlined how he will work with Irish-America and Ireland if he is elected US president.

Published October 23, 2020



Scotland pushing at the door

scots58.jpg Post-Brexit Europe will see a border between Scotland and England if the result of the latest poll, which found 58% of Scots now support independence, is borne out in a referendum.

Published October 16, 2020



Johnson’s behaviour is no surprise

govejohnson.jpg The only surprise about the British government’s unilateral plans to legislate for its own version of the procedures for operating the Irish Protocol in the Withdrawal Agreement is that anyone is surprised.

Published September 11, 2020



Hardline unionists back Trump in US election

duptrump.jpg The DUP and other unionists have been endorsing Donald Trump to win the US Presidential election in November.

Published September 4, 2020



Partition sucks. It doesn’t merit celebration

partitionold.jpg British Prime Minister Boris Johnson intends to establish a Centenary Forum and a Centenary Historical Advisory Plan as part of his government’s plans to mark 100 years of the Northern state.

Published September 4, 2020



Mickey Devine: The last hunger striker to die

mickeydevine.jpg Mickey Devine, from the Creggan in Derry city, was the tenth and final hunger striker to die in the 1981 fight against the criminalisation of Irish republican prisoners.

Published August 14, 2020



We do not have clear and equal policing

psnidivis.jpg Violence, arrests, prosecutions and incarcerations are all avoidable if we have clear and equal policing of both sides of the divide to include managing illegal bonfires.

Published August 14, 2020



Remembering John Hume

humeadams.jpg John’s contribution to Irish politics cannot be underestimated. When others talked endlessly about peace John grasped the challenge and helped make peace happen.

Published August 7, 2020



Coalition ‘a shambles’ as stresses mount

connollygreens.jpg The lifespan of the new government in Dublin appears to be shortening as unrest within the three-party coalition has begun to manifest itself.

Published July 24, 2020



MP undeterred by loyalist confrontation

finucaneirvine.jpg North Belfast MP John Finucane says he will not be intimidated after he was asked to leave a protest by alleged loyalist paramilitary commander Winston ‘Winkie’ Irvine.

Published July 24, 2020



Tributes for historic Sinn Féin politician

tommitchell.jpg Tributes have been paid to veteran republican Tom Mitchell who died in his native Dublin at the age of 88.

Published July 24, 2020



Partition has to go

martinryanvaradkar.jpg There is unanimity of approach among the establishment parties in the Oireachtas when it comes to a referendum on Irish Unity – they are against it.

Published July 17, 2020



Scotland is turning the corner

borderprotestscot.jpg A group of Scottish nationalists created a controversy this week when they symbolically 'closed the border' with England in a protest aimed at the coronavirus crisis. It signifies a new exhaustion in Scotland with a visibly collapsing England. An analysis of the increasingly popular idea of Scottish independence by Paul Kavanagh (weegingerdug).

Published July 11, 2020



‘We will continue his struggle’

adamsstorey.jpg Thousands of people watched the funeral procession take place in west Belfast on Tuesday, of the late Bobby Storey, Sinn Féin’s chairperson in the Six Counties and a renowned Provisional IRA figure who died last Sunday week.

Published July 3, 2020