Belfastian in self imposed exile in Dublin. Politics, poetry and whatever your having yourself. Thoughts and views are my own and may not even be original

Joined July 2011
My personal view on the issue of legacy, truth, and remembering, 👇
Powerful piece by Ciarán Quinn about necessity to remember ALL of the past if our society is to heal dannymorrison.com/rememberin…
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Coming February 15....
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“In building a united everyone must have a voice and no one can have a veto” @MaryLouMcDonald
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“We have nothing to fear from the future. It is ours to define. I believe that we will be the generation to build a new and united Ireland.” @MaryLouMcDonald
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“The Good Friday Agreement will outlive and outlast Boris Johnson.” ⁦@c1aranquinn⁩ ⁦@sinnfeinireland⁩ ⁦@itsianrussell⁩ ⁦@mrtyg1
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"There is no doubt where the US stands on the Protocol. "If Boris Johnson believes he can walk away from it, he is wrong and there will be consequences internationally for Britain if he chooses that reckless course of action. - @MaryLouMcDonald speaking from Washington. 🇺🇸🇮🇪
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"There is no doubt where the US stands on the Protocol. 🇺🇸🇮🇪 "If Boris Johnson believes he can walk away from it, he is wrong and there will be consequences internationally for Britain if he chooses that reckless course of action." - @MaryLouMcDonald speaking from Washington
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Don't forget to stop by to hear Mary Lou McDonald speak tonight about Brexit and a Changing Ireland.
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Preparation for Irish Unity is crucial in Ireland, the US and international community🇺🇸🇮🇪
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The @sinnfeinireland leader @MaryLouMcDonald is addressing the National Press Club in Washington & says she believes there will be referendums on the reunification of Ireland in the next 5-10 years. “We are on the threshold of writing the next chapter of Irish history” @rtenews
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Great to have @sinnfeinireland leader @MaryLouMcDonald back in the US to discuss the latest political developments in Ireland and progress towards Irish unity. @FOSFUSA
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Mary Lou McDonald 'very reassured' about US support for Ireland. Her talks with senior US politicians focused on legacy issues & threats by the UK Gov to trigger Article 16 of the Northern Ireland Protocol. rte.ie/news/world/2021/1202/…
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Excellent meeting today with Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez @SenatorMenendez and @MaryLouMcDonald. The US is committed to protecting the agreements and building for the future. #time4unity
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The @FT is reporting that the US is delaying a deal to remove tariffs on UK steel and aluminium because of concerns about threats to change post-Brexit trading rules in Northern Ireland. @rtenews
Brexit fears hold back US-UK trade deal on.ft.com/3G8yF7s
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Great to have @MaryLouMcDonald in Washington today. We talked about strengthening the U.S.-Ireland alliance and the importance of protecting the Good Friday Agreement.
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Glad to meet with @sinnfeinireland President @MaryLouMcDonald to discuss our commitment to the full implementation of the Good Friday Agreement & Stormont House Agreement. Congress is committed to supporting accountability, reconciliation, & prosperity on the island of Ireland.
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Thanks to Friends of Ireland for their unflinching support for the protection of the Good Friday Agreement in all of its parts @RepRichardNeal
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A great start to meet some great friends. Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald @MaryLouMcDonald w/ Senate Leader Schumer @SenSchumer & Senator Murphy @ChrisMurphyCT for discussions about protecting Good Friday Agreement, the protocol, & preparations for Irish unity. #time4unity
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Meeting today with Senate leader @SenSchumer @ChrisMurphyCT important and productive discussions on protecting the Good Friday Agreement, the protocol and preparations for Irish unity.
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