Author Jude Collins

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING -The fraudulent Boris Johnson – by Fr Sean McManus

Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus“Fintan O’Toole is one of Ireland’s finest columnists, especially on the Brexit issues. In the attached article, he incisively anddecisively refutes the fraudulent nonsense of Boris Johnson.”—Fr. Sean McManus Boris has destroyed what is left of UK’s credibility British government has broken its own solemn legal and political commitments Fintan […]

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Strictly go crazy

Febrile. That’s the word they like to use about politics these days.  Probably because they know most of us have to guess what it means or look it up, which makes commentators sound smart. Or so they think. My dictionary tells me it means feverish, a high state of excitement. Which a lot of politics […]

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Boris’s big deal for Ireland

What is the big sticking point on Boris’s Big Deal (BBD)?  That’s easy – he’s for putting in place customs checks/posts/huts/whatever you’re having yourself.  This will please the DUP, whose future existence hangs on the extent to which they can persuade people that Ireland is really two countries. The presence of a physical border, whether […]

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Nigel Dodds and the great Sea change

Does Nigel Dodds think the people in our sweet statelet are mentally defective?  That they will accept that what was declared black yesterday is today white, simply because he says it is? You’ll remember that Theresa May’s deal was sunk because it included a backstop which would have made an economic distinction between our sordid […]

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Irish Congressional Briefing – Bojo and No Deal by Fr Sean McManus

Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “Columnist Brian Feeney tells it as it is—about Brexit, Boris Johnson and his key fanatical Brexiteers. Boris’ key adviser—he of the very Irish and Catholic name of Dominic Cummings— says: ‘I don’t care if Northern Ireland falls into the f***ing sea.’ … And this is what the DUP supports! Brexit clearly […]

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CONGRATULATIONS, CHINA! by Donal Kennedy

Where in THE FREE WORLD could thousands of masked rioters repeatedly attack the police with weapons such as iron bars and not suffer a single death? And call on outside powers to come to their aid? Londonderry? London? York? New York? Paris,Texas? Paris,France? Dublin? The Hong Kong Police were originally modelled on the Royal Irish Constabulary […]

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“No surrender!” “Bor-iss!”

Last night the DUP were partying. A little over twelve hours before he unveils his masterplan to solve the Brexit question, where was Boris Johnson? Sitting at his desk going over the text of what may prove a fateful document in economic, social and political terms for the UK, Ireland and the EU? Nah.  If […]

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Border posts are coming! No, wait…

Well that’s that cleared up.  There are going to be border posts some ten miles back on either side of the border, after 31 October. Leaked documents have made this clear. But hold. Here’s B Johnson, bustling into the Today studio in London, to make it clear that that’s not going to happen, what was […]

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A Shared Home Place – Seamus Mallon by John Patton

  Bond Street was a Protestant and Loyalist heartland which celebrated its historical totems with vigour.  Growing up in the Waterside area of Derry, I can share and empathise with Seamus Mallon’s memories of his childhood. Our neighbours and the majority of my friends were not Catholics but we enjoyed, without rancour,  many of the […]

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Lethal words and lethal actions

This is getting serious. Having watched the antics in the British House of Commons last week, where MPs were screaming across the chamber at each other, it’s hard not to conclude that  violence could break out at any moment. And I’m not talking about violence like Bernadette Devlin clocking Reginald Maudling.  I’m talking about lethal […]

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