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Former diplomat’s claims about support for ‘Irexit’ are fanciful

Former Irish ambassador to Canada Ray Bassett, supported by DUP colonial Brexit fantasists, proposes Irexit in Policy Exchange, a right-wing outfit one of whose leading lights is Michael Gove who actively campaigned for Leave and who opposes the Good Friday Agreement.

Letters to the Editor: Outrage at Belfast Pride

All of the noise and colour of this weekend’s parade in Belfast cannot disguise the fact that the event is a celebration of immorality, bringing shame and disgrace to our capital city.

Irish Language Act wouldn’t pose a threat to other cultures

In his recent address to the McGill Summer School in Donegal the DUP’s Edwin Poots spoke openly and at times positively about the Irish Language, saying “anyone who speaks and loves the Irish language is as much a part of Northern Ireland life as a collarette-wearing Orangeman”.

‘New girl’ should know better than to defend hate mongers

Emma Little-Pengelly may be ‘a new girl’ to the political stage but she should know better than to attempt to defend the lowest common denominators in our society – the hate mongers who haven’t a political aspiration in their heads other than to demonise those who dare to claim they are Irish/ nationalist and have aspirations to a United Ireland.

Southerners do not really understand Northern Ireland dynamics

The recent correspondence from Maurice Fitzgerald and Robert Sullivan about what they perceive as an overzealous emphasis on the Irish language during the Stormont negotiations, probably has confirmed for many northerners what we always suspected that southerners do not really understand the dynamics of Northern Ireland.

Essence of republicanism should be to protect human dignity

Having given Ireland her first and last colony invasion, plunder, pillage, famine, cultural subjugation and partition, our colonial masters in their boundless generosity are now going to facilitate the killing of our children. 

Opposition to Irish language act is opposition to Irishness

Maurice Fitzgerald’s irrational, ignorant and intemperate comments about the Irish language (July 4) reflect the mind of a person who has been profoundly affected by England’s colonisation of Ireland and the effect that colonisation had on the Irish language in particular.

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