Tag Archives: Orange Order

Could Orange be the new green in Ireland as some are seeking?

By Niall O’Dowd at Irish Central. Ireland should rejoin the Commonwealth; we all need to be careful how we celebrate the Easter Rising; Unionist landmarks such as partition should also be celebrated; the British soldiers who died in the Easter … Continue reading

Posted in Ireland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

THIS MONTH IN HISTORY – APRIL, 1672 and 2015: A Cruel Month?… THE AGE OF THE DOUBLE CROSS

Written by Rick Sanders. By 1668, the heroic Dutch resistance to the Spanish Inquisition was 100 years behind them. The oligarchical disease began to take hold in earnest with the founding of the Dutch East India Company in 1602 and … Continue reading

Posted in Empire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Serious crisis at Stormont!

a chara, A very serious crisis has occurred in the six counties assembly today as the DUP have acted in bad faith and are reneging on their commitments in the Stormont House Agreement to protect the most vulnerable people in … Continue reading

Posted in Ireland | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Martin McGuinness: Bring Welfare Legislation to the Assembly

Martin McGuinness, delivering a keynote address at the Sinn Féin National Strategy session in Termonfeckin this morning, said; It is great to have these two days with colleagues to discuss common approaches to shared problems. It is clear that our … Continue reading

Posted in Ireland, LPAC, Republicanism | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Public asking questions of unionist leadership – McGuinness

Martin McGuinness has said the public has to ask why the DUP now want fresh talks after walking away from previous talks processes. Mr McGuinness said; “We in Sinn Féin are open to discussion. “We were involved in a genuine … Continue reading

Posted in Ireland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Governments partisan and disengaged on the North – Murphy

Sinn Féin MP Conor Murphy said British secretary of state Theresa Villiers must end her government’s partisan approach to dealing with problems in the political process in the North. And the Newry Armagh MP said that the approach of Irish … Continue reading

Posted in Ireland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sinn Féin is committed to equality and social justice

In an article in today’s Irish News Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD outlines Sinn Féin’s opposition to welfare cuts. Sinn Féin have been accused of accused of having no ideological basis for our opposition to Tory welfare cuts. Either … Continue reading

Posted in Ireland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment