By Joseph de Burca.
By Joseph de Burca.
By Deirdre Younge. It was early November 1993. A senior RUC officer surveyed the docking area of a container ship in Teesport, Cleveland. ‘The Inowroclaw’ was sailing from Gdynia in Poland to Teesport and from there to its declared final destination of Belfast Port and into the hands of the UVF. It was jammed […]
By Joseph de Burca. NO CASE TO ANSWER. The Independent Inquiry into Child Sex (IISCA) in London chaired by Professor Alexis Jay may soon abandon its inquiry into the notorious child molester, Lord Greville Janner. If it does, the Duke of York will heave a deep sigh of relief for he will not have to […]
In 2007, in the run up to a crucial general election, I was involved in setting up a campaigning group of environmental activists which we called HEAT to campaign on climate change. We believed that a reduction in carbon emissions of 90% by 2030 was necessary to avoid the tipping point for global warming catastrophe […]
Paddy Goodwin and the Holy Ghosts have just released the most compelling home-produced music video of the decade, Break for the Border. It’s an addictive and incendiary denunciation of the insanity that has precipitated and possessed Brexit, the hate-filled lunacy of Donald Trump’s anti-immigration platform and the bovine intransigence of the DUP, all intertwined by […]
The death has occurred of Sir Anthony Hart, the retired judge who oversaw the Hart Inquiry into child sex abuse in NI. Village has written extensively about the findings of the Hart Inquiry since it was published in 2017. In the main we were critical of Hart’s findings, especially in so far as they related […]
By Joseph de Búrca Judge Anthony Hart, his lightweight 2017 report is riddled with mistakes. Hart swallowed a series of lies fed to him by MI5 and MI6 whole. His report cannot be allowed stand as the last official word on Kincora. The Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse chaired by Prof Alexis Jay in […]