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Delusions Of Empire 2.0

From the rising in the East to the setting in the West
Everyone’s told that British is best
They colonised people on every land
Those who resisted felt the back of their hand… 236 more words

Scottish Independence

CWA Canada mourns former leader Arnold Amber

Arnold Amber, a proud, passionate union leader, respected journalist, and fierce defender of free expression, died on Labour Day in a Toronto hospital with family at his bedside. 752 more words


#OTD in 1971 – Internment is introduced in Northern Ireland.

As violence continued to flare in the North, Unionist Prime Minister Brian Faulkner was under increasing pressure to halt Republican violence and bombings against the institutions of Northern Ireland. 213 more words

Irish History

The Deathless Story of the Somme

Loyalist/Unionist Memory and Commemoration of the Battle of the Somme – West Belfast Festival – August 2016
Introduction by Philip Orr
Lecture by Jason Burke… 47 more words

The West Belfast UVF: Born Amid A Hotbed of Political Feeling

Amidst a backdrop of Winston Churchill’s infamous 1912 visit and the serious violence which marred the Belfast Celtic versus Linfield football match, the West of the city was a hotbed of political feeling as the Home Rule Bill made its tentative journey through parliament. 977 more words

#DUP dismay causes #QueensSpeech delay as tensions and fears rise in NI

The SKWAWKBOX understands that there are two key reasons why the Tories and the DUP have not yet reached a deal on their ‘confidence and supply’ arrangement, causing the Tories to announce today that Theresa May’s Queen’s Speech will be delayed from its expected date of 19 June. 758 more words