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'Speaking' of progress

On Monday 12th January history was made at Stormont when Mitchel McLaughlin was elected speaker of the Storming Assembly. Let me firstly be very clear and say that I believe we had to elect a Sinn Fein speaker – it was inevitable, we don’t have to like the fact but as a democratic people we had no choice.   441 more words

DUP MP wanted bombing raid on Republic

State papers released after the thirty year rule has revealed that DUP MP for South Antrim, William McCrea, had called for airstrikes to hit border counties in the Republic of Ireland. 330 more words

Ireland

Ní lia duine ná tuairim...

The Irish language is back in the media spotlight again in the last week or so, this time for mixed reasons. 1,394 more words

Observations

Textron unionists vote to accept joint contract

WICHITA, Kansas – Members of the International Association of Machinists (IAM) and Aerospace Workers District 70 at Textron Aviation have voted 73% to 27% to unify under a single six-year collective bargaining agreement that commits to growing aerospace jobs in Wichita, preserves member seniority and increases pay. 110 more words

New

Why England and Scotland joined together - The 1707 Act of Union

In the summer of 1503 the cold, calculating and increasingly paranoid Henry VII sent his daughter Margaret to begin her long and lonely journey to Scotland where she would first meet her husband James Stewart, the king of the Scots. 582 more words

History

Being Scottish.

18th September 2014. A hugely massive day for Scottish people around the world. Today, we can have our say on the future of our country, in no way any of us will have experienced before. 291 more words

General Chit Chat.