Author Jude Collins

Matthew O’Toole: has the penny dropped?

Matthew O’Toole – who could well end up as the SDLP leader one fine day – has an article in The Irish Times this morning. “To what extent is the UK state which agreed to the Belfast Agreement in 1998, with all its attendant commitments and understandings, still in existence?”  He goes on to list […]

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ST PATRICK’S DAY 1943 by Donal Kennedy

  St Patrick’s Day 1943 was the 50th Anniversary of the founding of The Gaelic League, and the co-founder Douglas Hyde, the Protestant son of a Church of Ireland clergyman was President of Ireland. Virtually alone in Europe the Irish State was at peace. Before the outbreak of war in 1939 most of the world […]

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Shatter misleads on anti-Semitism
by Eddie Whyte

Former government minister Alan Shatter’s appeal in the Irish Times (June 13th) for the Dáil to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) Working Definition of Anti-Semitism in a new action plan is both dishonest and misleading. Any policy document which equates criticism of Israeli government policies with antIsemitism should give us all great cause […]

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IRONY AND PRINCE WILLIAM – by Donal Kennedy

  Posing as a benefactor of the Homeless, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, was recently professionally photographed and just as professionally publicised by paid sycophants in the media. Despite his education at Durham University the Prince seems an innocent abroad without the curiosity to investigate what his spin-doctors put before him. Thus he was prevailed upon […]

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