AN OLD SORE

Fifty years ago, the flagrant decision to deny Derry a university became the perfect symbol of Unionist anti-Catholic bigotry… And the issue still rankles this Derry columnist. ANCIENT SEAT OF LEARNING STILL FIGHTING STUBBORN RESISTANCE Denis Bradley, Irish News ( Belfast). Friday, November 22, 2013 ISN’T it strange that I have…

CIVIC FORUM?

Should the Civic Forum be revived in Northern Ireland. The Belfast columnist gives a resounding “NO.”   TALKING SHOP A ROUNDABOUT WAY TO CREATE AN OPPOSITION   Brian Feeney. Irish News ( Belfast). Wednesday, November 20, 2013 YOU might be forgiven for thinking that the reference to the forgotten and…

THE PROPHET OF SEOUL FULFILLS VISION OF POPE JOHN XXIII

It is now generally accepted that the Encyclical by Blessed Pope John XXIII, Pacem in Terris (Peace on Earth) helped to change the world — making it more aware of the fundamental importance of human rights, justice and peace.   Released in 1963, Pacem in Terris likened peace to a house built…

BAGGOT DEFENDS HIS ACTIONS

Allison Morris. Irish News (Belfast). Wednesday, November 13, 2013 As pressure mounts on the PSNI to tackle out-of-control elements of loyalism, Chief Constable Matt Baggott defends his actions. He spoke to Allison Morris Matt Baggott has denied his officers are failing to tackle the UVF. In the past year the east Belfast…

WHY MANY JOINED IRA

The Pat Finucane Center (PFC) is doing remarkable research in exposing the lies and cover-ups of the British government.The  dirty war  of the Brits was in effect a main recruiter for the IRA, and Brit lies prolonged the conflict. Here Brian Feeney observes: “However, anyone unfortunate enough to have dealing…

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Comment by Mark Connor on December 28, 2013 at 4:08pm

It doesn't surprise me, Father, that Derry has been and continues to be excluded from the chance to become a university location. In a 32 County Republic I'm sure she'd be much more likely to get one.

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