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Process of economic policy and decision making must change – Kearney

Sinn Féin National Chairperson, Declan Kearney has called for the formation of an economic and social consultative body in the North to give key civic stakeholders a real role in the future development of regional economic policy and strategy. Mr … Continue reading

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During the American War of Independence the Dutch People Greeted U.S. Naval Commander John Paul Jones as a Hero

(Courtesy of our dear friend Rick Sanders) September 23, 1779, 236 years ago, John Paul Jones carried out one of the great exploits of naval history; 10 days later, the Dutch saved Jones from being hanged from the yard arm … Continue reading

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Martin McGuinness on current political situation in the Assembly

This week we are facing into a building crisis in the political institutions in the North. The immediate difficulties we are facing into have been triggered by the DUP’s decision to bring forward a welfare bill to the Assembly, which … Continue reading

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LPAC Policy Committee 11 May 2015

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The end of the United Kingdom foretold after Scottish vote

By Niall O’Dowd at Irish Central This British election will go down in history not for the shock margin of victory by the Conservatives but for sounding the death knell of the United Kingdom. The Scottish Nationalist Party has surpassed … Continue reading

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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

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Fermanagh to host Europe’s first-ever anti-fracking conference

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson and MP Michelle Gildernew today officially launched the countdown to an Anti-Fracking Conference, taking place on Friday 20th Feb. Speaking from the launch at the Lough Erne Resort, Michelle Gildernew MP said: “Three weeks from … Continue reading

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