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March 2016

Index to this edition

Special series of meetings for young people

Theme: The New Testament Christian – Studies in 1 Thessalonians chapter 1

Covering the following topics:

  • The Entrance of the Gospel: Listen to Part 1, Part 2
  • The Effect of the Gospel & The Example of the Converts: Listen
  • The Expectation of the Converts: Listen

 Preached in Kilskeery FPC youth fellowship meetings by Rev. Ivan Foster

“Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall.” (2 Peter 1:10)

The increasing animosity to the gospel in the United Kingdom


Mr. Richard Page

A recent news report gave the details of how a Christian magistrate was sacked and then suspended from his position as non-executive director by Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust.

His crime? Mr. Richard Page was struck off after he told the BBC it would be better for a man and a woman to adopt a child!

That is stating a simple truth, long held sacred in this land, in a very mild manner but for this he was removed as a magistrate.

Speaking about his views he said, “My responsibility as a magistrate, as I saw it, was to do what I considered best for the child. My feeling was therefore that it would be better if it was a man and woman who were the adoptive parents.” Read more

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The indifference of men to the agonies of Christ

easter_eggIs it nothing to you, all ye that pass by? behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto my sorrow, which is done unto me, wherewith the LORD hath afflicted me in the day of his fierce anger, Lamentations 1:12.

(A gospel message preached in Kilskeery Free Presbyterian Church by the then minister, Rev Ivan Foster, on Lord’s Day morning, 17th January 1999)

What a mountain of triviality occupies the interest of mankind! This is never more obvious than at ‘Easter’ time! Bunnies and chocolate eggs take precedence over the glorious events of the Saviour’s sufferings, death and resurrection.

There are those in the scientific world who are renowned for their knowledge of bugs and beetles, lice and leeches. Some men ceaselessly gaze at the stars in order to catch a glimpse of some unbeknown lump of matter. Others sift the soil and the slime of the earth’s surface in order to discover something new about the creatures that once roamed the earth. The activities of bats and birds, of the antelope and the ant, of the leopard and the lizard have all been studied at length by men consumed with an interest in such things.

But no man has a desire of himself to examine the sufferings of Christ on the cross. When an invitation is given to consider Calvary, all with one consent begin to make excuse. Read moreor listen using the player below.

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Will the real Joel Beeke please stand up??

beekeBelow is a link to an article by Ralph Ovadal entitled: “The Downward Spiral of Dr. Joel Beeke’s Ministries Continues.”

Pastor Ovadal has once again sounded a faithful, fearless warning to the people of God regarding the false claims made for the ministry of Dr Joel Beeke.

Dr Beeke has surpassed Dr Billy Graham in his heyday of duplicity when the likes of Dr Bob Jones Sn sounded forth a warning against his sinful compromises and cooperation with modernists and liberals. Billy Graham did not show sympathy for, share conferences with or support openly the wicked blasphemies of so-called sodomite ‘Christians’!

Ralph Ovadal shows that Dr Beeke has and continues to do just that.

This is an article every minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ should read and pass amongst their flock.

Ivan Foster (Editor).

Click here to read the article

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A brief account of the work of God in Ireland over the last 1500 years
by Rev. Ivan Foster.

The Gospel of Christ came to Ireland over 1500 years ago. Despite many attempts by Satan and his agents God has been pleased to maintain His truth in this land. Following its first planting the Gospel was carried by men whose hearts the Lord had touched into many neighbouring countries: Scotland, England, Wales, France, Germany, Switzerland and further. God has been pleased, in some measure, to do again in these latter days what He did in those distant days. May the land, now associated with terror and strife, become known again by the title it was then given, “The land of Saints and Scholars.”

The history of the Gospel in Ireland begins, to a very real degree, with the story of Patrick. There is much written about Patrick that is entirely fictitious. We can, however, be reasonably sure concerning his faith in Christ and the doctrines that he preached. There exist today two of his writings accepted by all scholars. One is his Confession. From his Confession we learn that his father was a deacon, the son of Potitus, a gospel minister. Where Patrick was actually born is something of a mystery. England, Scotland, Wales and even France all claim to be the place of his birth. In his Confession he tells us that he came from a village called Bonavem Taberniae. Where that village was is difficult now to say. It would appear that the most likely place was somewhere in Roman Britain. Very possibly he came from a place now called Kilpatrick, that is, the ‘Church of Patrick’, near Dumbarten in the Firth of Clyde, in Scotland. Read more…

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Ireland before the 17th century plantation

mistThe text of a lecture given at Bangor Free Presbyterian Young People’s meeting by Rev. Ivan Foster

A knowledge of the history of Ireland is a very beneficial and precious thing and that for a number of reasons.

  1. History displays the merciful dealings of God with our forefathers
  2. Such a knowledge will do much to expose the lie of Rome that has bred the spirit of Irish nationalism based upon the myth of a pure Irish race that has ever been fervently Roman Catholic.
  3. It will go far toward removing the feeling of insecurity and of guiltiness at being in Ulster that many Ulster Protestants suffer from as a result of Rome’s persistent lie.

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In or Out? The European Debate

UJ_EUBoth pro-EU and anti-EU spokesmen have referred to this debate as the most important for a generation! If they but understood, it will prove to be the most important decision the nation has ever taken in its long and colourful history, so filled with highs and lows, advances and retreats, shame and glory.

How well prepared is the nation for such a decision? Sadly, it has never been less prepared to decide upon a course to take which will have eternal as well as temporal consequences.
In the past, or at least in the last 500 years, the nation has had the BIBLE to act as its compass and guide and there have been godly men to proclaim fearlessly its TRUTH about the issue that faced the nation. Read more

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Editor’s correspondence with ‘Father’ Patrick McCafferty

 Pastor James McConnell and the RC priest Patrick McCafferty with whom he is most friendly

Pastor James McConnell and the RC priest Patrick McCafferty with whom he is most friendly

Back in 2002, I entered into a correspondence in the pages of “The Burning Bush” with a Roman Catholic priest from Belfast. The correspondence arose after I wrote a letter in reply to an article by the priest in “The Belfast Telegraph” of August 24th, 2002.

I was grieved at such a platform being given to the errors and deceptions of Rome and commented on the priest’s article in a letter to “The Belfast Telegraph.”

It will be noted how our two replies to the priest were edited by the ‘Letters Editor’ of “The Belfast Telegraph” before they quickly closed the exchange after two exchanges.

The Word of God was not liked by that ecumenical newspaper back then and it is still the case. Every effort was made to shield and protect the priest of Rome from the rebuke of God’s Word.

We are republishing the correspondence, which continued for eight exchanges, and appeared in “The Burning Bush” from October 2002 until May 2003, because of the publicity given to the ‘warm relationship’ that was manifested between this priest and Pastor James McConnell during the recent trial occasioned by Pastor McConnell’s pulpit statements about Islam. Pastor McConnell asked ‘Father’ Patrick McCafferty to speak on his behalf during the trial.

All this “ecumenical camaraderie” between the pastor and the priest may appear to some to give endorsement of the teachings of Rome and it is for this reason we highlight again the errors this priest, like all Roman Catholic clerics, propagates.

Needless to say, it also highlights the folly of James McConnell!

Read Part 3 of the exchange here.

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Pictures of Christ series

Rev. Ivan FosterRev. Foster is engaged in an ongoing series of studies in Kilskeery Independent Christian School morning assemblies in which he deals with the theme, “Pictures of Christ in the Bible”, i.e. the descriptions and types of Christ given in the Scriptures.

Each new study will be added as it becomes available and you can listen to new studies using the player below.

Previously published studies in this series can be heard here.

Part 38

Part 39

Part 40

Part 41

Part 42

Part 43

Part 44

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Latest news stories

Senior figures in North back negotiations with dissident republicans – (More evidence that terrorism pays!!)

Daughter of Enniskillen victims slams Owen Carron’s cold dismissal of 1987 atrocity – ‘he saw lives as expendable, now he cowardly hides behind the law down south’

Dissidents branded ‘pathetic’ after female police officers kicked in head – (Was CS gas used??)

Arlene Foster: ‘No two-tier NI police service’ – (?????)

Arlene Foster says Northern Ireland ‘doesn’t have two tier policing system but there are concerns out there’

Ormeau parade: DUP councillor shared image of police officer and branded PSNI officers ‘bootboys’ over Junior Orange Order Parade

Jim Shannon: The 1916 Easter Rising rebels were terrorists

Irish President Michael D Higgins pulls out of Easter Rising centenary dinner in Belfast

BBC overboard on Rising coverage

Jim Wells hustings row: Case against woman accused of wasting police time is adjourned

Why march protest veteran Dipper has own questions to answer on parade

Oxford theology students can skip Christianity lessons – (Given the likely content of the lessons, it will be no loss!!)

EU bosses DEMAND European Union flag stars be incorporated into Union Jack


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March 31

Baroness Paisley praises Dublin’s Easter Rising commemorations

1916 Rising leaders were ‘egotists’, Arlene Foster says

James Connolly’s great-great-granddaughter told to ‘go home’ from 1916 event because of English accent

Easter Rising was ‘dastardly’ fruit of ‘poisonous’ ideology stemming from Fenians to Provos – (Its common source – Roman Catholicism!!)

‘Baying for blood’ of Orange parade officer slammed

Police ‘deeply regret’ any child hit with CS spray during Ormeau Orange Order parade violence

CS spray apology welcome but perception of bias must be addressed by PSNI: County chaplain Rev Mervyn Gibson

PSNI chief in two-tier policing storm – Unionist anger after claims that children as young as six were injured in CS spray incident

Ormeau clash at Junior Orange march fuels fears of anti-loyalist conspiracy – (Quite simply, police bullies see ‘Loyalists’ as a soft target!!)

Footage shows trouble at parade amid CS spray row

Junior Orange CS incident ‘disturbing’ says Foster

Peace report suggestion that loyalist bands should march to new tune described as ‘cultural engineering’

Dr Morris Fraser: Paedophile psychiatrist worked with children after abuse conviction, study finds

“Outrageous and provcative display of republican emblems” in Rasharkin – (Equality and reconciliation is a ‘one-way street’ for Irish republicanism)

Group that murdered warder in vow to kill more staff

Trump says punish women for illegal abortions, then back-tracks


March 30

Belfast parade: Arlene Foster speaks to chief constable after CS spray used during junior Orange event – (Police petrol-bombed in Lurgan and Londonderry by Republicans: No CS gas!!!)

Two 15-year-olds charged with riotous behaviour after PSNI attacked in Lurgan – (It’s good they are going for the top criminals!!!)

Police defend using CS Spray during Ormeau Road Junior Orange Order parade

Unionist anger at police over Ormeau Road parade clash

Police Federation reveal extent of PSNI officer’s injuries after Crumlin brick attack – (Why no CS gas???)

TUV’s John Hiddleston Concerned by Reports of PSNI Conduct at Parade

John Finlay: ‘Softly, softly’ approach to republican parades but not for loyalist ones

The criminal justice system must take on dissident thuggery – (Too busy gassing Protestant youngsters!!!)

Fury as would-be Provo bomber Sean Lynch glorifies IRA as the heirs of 1916 – (It is this that the DUP are in coalition with!!!!)

Political process will not deliver a united Ireland – Billy McKee, founding member of Provos – (In other words ‘republicans still need the bomb and the gun’!!)

Continuity IRA pledges to ‘strike at will’

New IRA warns of more attacks on ‘age-old enemies’ in Northern Ireland

Armed struggle the only thing the British take notice of, says founder of Real IRA – (So much for ‘softly, softly’ unionisms tactics!!)

1916 murder of unarmed policeman James O’Brien was recreated for tourists in to mark the Easter Rising

Suspected terrorists enjoy a ‘free pass into Britain’ because bar on stopping them is ‘impossibly high’

How YOU pay for Roma gypsy palaces – UK benefits are funding Romanian mansions

EU admits plot for FEDERAL superstate and describes Brussels attacks as an ‘opportunity’


March 29

Nationalists not ‘co-operating with police’ on dissident threat – (This is not news for it has always been so!!)

Significant sums of Provisional Semtex still in hands of dissidents – (Again, this is not news for it was never believed that the IRA had decommissioned!!)

‘We are the unfinished revolution’ republican rally is told

Police rapped over dissidents’ brazen shows of strength in Northern Ireland

Policeman ‘helps’ republican erect tricolour in Belfast – (Can it get any more ridiculous???)

IRA flags at benefits office an ‘attempt to intimidate’

News delivery firm to quit Co Armagh republican area after hijacking

Sinn Féin’s deluded 1916 narrative now cited by dissidents to justify murders

The tragedy of the 1916 uprising illustrates how easily a radical minority can manipulate and hijack a moderate majority

John Bruton, former Irish Prime Minister: His full speech denouncing the Easter Rising

Real IRA boss McKevitt attacks Sinn Féin as he is released from prison

Anti-abortion leaflets woman claims Sinn Fein official assaulted her in village

Jim Allister Comments on Easter Rising Events

Police pelted with petrol bombs in republican area of Lurgan

Officers injured as petrol bombs thrown in Lurgan

DUP’s Arlene Foster wants masked dissident republicans at Easter Rising marches behind bars

Teen asks DUP to explain why they voted against legalising same-sex marriages in Northern Ireland – (Hopefully his local DUP man will answer him. One or two texts from the Bible should be enough!!!)

Police Release Brussels Terror Suspect

Trump: Britain And Europe ‘Not Safe Places’

Fifty of Europe’s most dangerous offenders have slipped into Britain undetected

UK at risk from EU criminals, Vote Leave campaign claims

Falklands Islands: Argentina celebrates UN decision to expand its maritime territory to include disputed ‘Malvinas’

The persecution of Pakistan’s Christians is not confined to jihadists


March 28

Sacked Christian magistrate Richard Page suspended from Kent NHS trust – “It would appear no longer possible to be a Christian, to state what the Bible actually says and what the Church has believed for 2,000 years, and maintain a role in public life in today’s Britain.”

David Cameron: UK must defend Christian values against terror – (Given his position there is no greater enemy of God’s Truth than this man who rejects every tenet of the Moral Law!!!)

David Cameron says Britain must ‘proudly’ defend its Christian values in the face of Islamic extremists

Britain must defend its Christian values against terrorism, David Cameron says

Tory civil war over Europe deepens amid claims Cameron is ignoring Eurosceptic ministers

Leading Irish theologian (RC) condemns Easter Rising as unchristian

Arms race fear in Dublin feud over Provo weapons

PSNI challenged over Lurgan republicans in paramilitary uniform

Lurgan parade involving masked republicans investigated by police

PSNI widow Kate Carroll slams dissident republicans’ Easter Rising show of strength in Lurgan

Lurgan, County Armagh: Petrol bombs thrown and van hijacked and set on fire

Paramilitary uniforms mark Easter Rising parade

Gerry Kelly – Countdown is on to a united Ireland

British Ambassador present as Republic commemorates Rising

Turkey is deliberately ‘unleashing’ Isis terrorists into Europe, says Jordan’s King Abdullah

Suicide bombing kills at least 70 people in Pakistan

Pakistan explosion leaves many dead at Lahore park – killed at least 69 people and injured dozens more, officials say.

Scores killed in suicide blast aimed at Christians in Lahore park

Suicide Bomber Kills 56 In Packed Pakistan Park

Lahore blast: 60 killed and at least 300 injured outside public park in eastern Pakistan

IS Bomber Kills 41 At Football Tournament

Murdered Muslim shopkeeper’s family fear for their lives from hardline Islamic factions

‘I confronted a Muslim’ tweet suspect says he will sue Metropolitan Police after race-hate charges are dropped

Insurance issues stop cross Border patients using South West Acute Hospital


March 26

Brussels attacks: Nuclear alert after security officer found dead with his pass stolen

Tricolour at Keady church ‘act of intimidation’

Why I politely declined my invitation to the 1916 Easter Rising commemorations

Londonderry crash: Man charged with attempted murder of police officers

EU referendum: 250 business leaders back exit, say campaigners

Brexit peace fears are rubbish: Trimble

EU isn’t working on economic grounds: Trimble

Church (of Rome) accused of deceitfulness as priest who had affair secretly resumes role

Priest resumes duties after affair scandal

Muslim shopkeeper murdered in suspected ‘religiously prejudiced’ attack after posting on Facebook of love for Christians

Man arrested over ‘religiously prejudiced’ killing of Glasgow shopkeeper

Police drop charge over ‘mealy mouthed reply’ tweet

‘I confronted a Muslim’ tweet suspect no longer charge with race-hate offence


March 25

Ex-CIA director: EU ‘gets in way’ of security services

EU just ‘gets in the way’ of security services, blasts former CIA director

Glasgow mosque leader praises extremist killer

Mosque leader who condemned Brussels attacks sent messages calling extremist ‘true Muslim’

PC GONE MAD: Top MP blasts chocolate firms for dropping ‘EASTER’ from seasonal eggs – (!!!???)

Police urged to clamp down on any terror glorification at Rising events – (And pigs might fly!!)

Unionist defends decision to back SF 1916 event – (No wonder the party he help found a short time ago imploded!!!)

Easter Rising commemorations: The 1991 interview that has come back to haunt Gerry Adams– (Surprise, surprise: Gerry’s two-faced!!!!)

Briton David Nixon killed in Brussels terror attacks

Brussels attacks: Missing Briton David Dixon confirmed dead by his ‘devastated’ family

Protest against clerical sex abuse in the Catholic Church in Dublin today

Brussels attacks: Croydon man charged after tweet ‘confronting Muslim woman over Brussels attacks’ – (Muslim care workers refused to serve old folk bacon sandwiches: No crime there!!!)

Ted Cruz calls Donald Trump ‘a sniveling coward’ for dig at his wife – (The antics in this election is beyond belief!!)


March 24

Sinn Fein’s McGuinness calls on republicans to respect events in unionist culture

Unionist icon Edward Carson mural paint bombed on Belfast’s Falls Road (You may call again Marty!!!)

Gerry McGeough elected president of Tyrone AOH – (“Well known for his strong Catholic views” – jailed for attempted murder- a good RC!!!???)

IS-inspired ‘drive-by’ terror plot: Two students guilty

Integrated education: Where do NI parties stand? (The correct name for this system is ‘Ecumenical Education’!!!)

Mass cards, GAA talk, mention of child’s confirmation and ashes spark fear in Orange Order civil service workers, report claims

‘We need a security union’ EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker causes fury with Brussels comments

Migrants spill from lorry after police make shocking discoveries in Kent

Meath (Rep. of Ireland) shooting: Man dies in gun attack


March 23

Prison officer Adrian Ismay’s funeral told of New IRA’s ‘dark deed’

Wife of murdered prison officer Adrian pays loving tribute to ‘my darling Izzy’

Brussels attacks: El Bakraoui brothers named as Islamic State suicide bombers who killed 34 and wounded hundreds

Brussels explosions: Eyewitnesses describe blast ‘chaos’

Brussels terror: Police hunt third bomber as IS attacks leave at least 34 dead and scores more injured

Brussels attacks: Europe is acting as a ‘welcome sign’ to terrorists, warns former Tory leader

Brussels attacks: The EU aspires to be a state but fails to deal with the enemy within

Donald Trump: British Muslims aren’t reporting terror suspects

Proper policing totally lacking in Holylands area in Belfast

Libya’s new stance on IRA terror payouts ‘welcome news’, says UK minister

Death driver Anto Hagans hired by Sinn Fein linked group to repair IRA memorial

John McDonnell attacked in Commons for IRA support

Tory MPs question Labour’s shadow chancellor McDonnell ‘IRA support’ in Osborne row

DUP slams report claiming Northern Ireland would be better off in united Ireland

David Ford has been a total failure

Former Foyle MLA Devenney to stand for Assembly as independent unionist

UUP’s Patterson: Sinn Féin has republicanised St. Patrick

Sinn Fein’s Mary Lou McDonald: I was subjected to very invasive searches by US authorities


March 22

BREAKING NEWS: At least 28 dead in two explosions after suicide bomber targets American Airlines check-in desk at Brussels Airport as SECOND attack hits Metro station near EU headquarters

Brussels explosions: Dozens killed and wounded in terrorist attacks on Zaventem airport and Metro system

Brussels attacks: Latest updates

Brussels hit by terror attacks on airport and Metro

Brussels terror attacks: David Cameron to chair emergency Cobra meeting to determine UK response to explosions

Brussels explosions: UK police increase presence after attacks

‘Peace process’ entrenched loyalist and republican paramilitary influence – (This the lawlessness of the last days, 2 Tim 3:1.)

DUP MLA denies trying to edge ahead alphabetically on ballot

Alleged senior dissidents Colin Duffy, Henry Fitzsimons and Alex McCrory to stand trial accused of trying to kill police officers

Gun attack at school gates showed ‘breathtaking recklessness’

Northern Ireland prison visits cancelled ahead of murdered prison officer Adrian Ismay’s funeral

Furore over Orange Order comparison to Ku Klux Klan by Sinn Fein candidate

Apprentice Boys banned from marching around Anglican church

Don’t blame the messenger, Professor Brewer, when nobody is listening to your message

Relatives of Easter Rising dead reject Glasnevin wall

‘Fianna Fail can go into power with Sinn Fein’, says former Tanaiste Mary Coughlan


March 21

Irish terrorist Gerry Adams whines on Twitter about US airport security

Gerry Adams’s US snub ‘linked to IRA report on criminality’

An administrative input error or just a good call?

Daughter of poppy day victim in appeal

IRA dissidents out to hijack 1916 commemorations

Ruth Patterson: Emma Pengelly name change ‘smacks of desperation’

1916 Easter Rising: David Ford declines to attend commemoration of ‘violence’

Alliance councillors seemingly at odds with leader on 1916 events

Once again, the Freedom of Information Act reveals dubious practices at Stormont

Casement Park fiasco big kick in teeth for Sinn Fein

Paedophile register of controversial group ignored by police – allowing several members to commit abuse

Syrian refugees ‘drag paedophile to police’ after he was allegedly found attacking 7-year-old at refugee camp

Australians want to keep the Queen


March 19

Adrian Ismay death: Christopher Alphonsos Robinson charged with murder

Adrian Ismay remembered by community rescue teams across Northern Ireland

Jim Allister: Ismay murder is straight from the Provo terror book

Iain Duncan Smith quits over planned disability benefit changes

Iain Duncan Smith quits Cabinet over ‘indefensible’ benefit cuts

Iain Duncan Smith quits: David Cameron ‘puzzled’ by resignation

Cameron’s ‘Extraordinary’ Exchange With IDS

‘A dark day for Europe’: EU reaches agreement to send refugees back to Turkey despite legal concerns – (Morality, truth and legitimacy mean nothing to EU leaders!!!)

A&E now ‘overwhelmed’ says top doc as he calls for army of medics to be sent in

Officers bailed over Police Federation fraud allegations

Steady decline in number of Protestant civil servants concerns Orange Order

Gregory Campbell: Those who caused our bloody past will not be allowed to erase their part in it – (By being allowed into government by the DUP the erasing has begun!!!)

A ‘Coward’s End’ For Europe’s Most Wanted Man

France seeks swift extradition for Paris attacks suspect, Salah Abdeslam, a French national

Six questions shameless Omagh bomber Seamus Daly must answer

Queen’s and Ulster Universities to take “robust action” following St Patrick’s Day disorder in Belfast’s Holyland area – (‘Robust’ is about to be redefined!!!)

How the British ‘lost’ the Easter Rising


March 18

Attorney General: Easter Rising was profoundly wrong and undemocratic – (He is Northern Ireland’s first Roman Catholic Attorney General!!)

Gerry Adams’s White House party refusal escalates to top Obama aides

Now Sinn Féin claim TD Ferris was ‘held for hours’ at Boston airport

Delusions of grandeur for Adams as SF choose to forget their past US favours

St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Belfast marred by IRA chants – (Really! That is merely the heart of the event sounding forth!)

Belfast St Patrick’s Day trouble: Eleven arrests across city – (The lawless ‘Holyland’ of Belfast is another area from which Protestants were driven out!!!)

Holylands trouble: Police warn of long-term consequences

Belfast council blasted for scrapping Holylands CCTV

Police powerless to act as Belfast’s Holylands residents beseiged by army of rowdy, under age drinkers on St Patrick’s Day

Ismay murder: ‘Don’t believe the propaganda: guards are the ones being mistreated’

Arlene Foster disgusted by dissidents who celebrated killing – (I can recall reports of RC nurses cheering on their ward at news of soldier’s death!!!)

SF stance on jail officer murder ‘nauseating’

How Many Times Did Provo Prisoners Celebrate Murder?

Jim Allister hits out at McGuinness nominations to Independent Review of Paramilitary Activity

Adrian Ismay death: condemnation is cheap if mainstream republicans still justify own misdeeds

Muslim care home staff stopped elderly residents having bacon sandwiches, report finds – (Imagine the reaction if the reverse took place!!)

BACON BAN AT CARE HOME: Muslim staff REFUSED to serve patients bacon sandwiches

Kurdish woman shot dead at wedding for refusing to marry her cousin

Anorexia is a symptom of our sick society – that’s why terrified mothers like me agree with Joan Bakewell

Republic of Ireland – Fears jailed Liam Keane will seek revenge after release next week

‘Murphy should appear at Kingsmills inquest’

Edwin Poots: Verdict helps restore faith in judiciary

Police Federation of England and Wales investigated over fraud allegations


March 17

NI prison officer death ‘murder inquiry’

Murder investigation launched after Adrian Ismay post mortem

Prison officer Adrian Ismay trained alleged bomber in lifesaving techniques, it is claimed – (Such treacherous betrayal of kindness has been common throughout the ‘troubles’!!)

Prison officer Adrian Ismay another name added to list of dead as thugs of republicanism try to prolong Troubles

Lurgan ‘dissident republican’ sent for trial over bomb planted at school

‘Practice what you preach Martin’ – (A waste of time since McGuinness and his like are unconscionable!!)

Gerry Adams refused entry to White House St Patrick’s Day reception – (Would you let him into your house???!!!)

US Secret Service says sorry to Gerry Adams for security ‘error’

Court victory for Poots over gay blood ban – (Now will the DUP back his stance??)

Analysis: Basil McCrea had the chance to build a significant movement, but he blew it

Basil McCrea bows out with no final dig at nemesis John McCallister

Priest abuse claims ‘not passed on to police by Archbishop Carey’, inquiry told

Lord Carey might have delayed investigation into church sex abuse for 20 years, inquiry hears

Islamic State flag found near the body of gunman named after Brussels shootout


March 16

Prison officer Adrian Ismay injured in Belfast bomb attack dies

Prison inmates taunt officers over Adrian Ismay death

Good Friday murder plot to shoot prison officer uncovered by police intelligence

Attack on prison officer the latest in a spate of violent dissident activity

Brussels on high alert after anti-terrorism raid leaves one dead

Manhunt After Brussels Anti-Terror Raid

One gunman killed after shootout during Brussels raid linked to Paris attacks

‘We owe peace in North of Ireland to EU’, says former Irish President Mary McAleese – (Republican lies and more lies!!)

Brexit a ‘world of Danger’- Sinn Fein MEP

Mandelson EU exit claims ‘just plain nonsense’

New IRA plot carnage for 1916 centenary

East Tennessee celebrates iconic Ulster-Scot Sam Houston

Concern over rival republican events in Coalisland on Easter Sunday

Relatives of 1916 rebels criticise plans to remember British soldiers

Decision on Lisnaskea Irish speaking school may have been ‘political’

O’Dowd school buildings cash shows Irish obsession: DUP

Victims’ shock at ‘peace’ cash for McCreesh council


March 15

EU referendum: Brexit campaign has the edge as Telegraph poll – (Its far from over yet!!)

‘Car bomb’ explodes in Berlin, killing driver

Deadly Car Bombing In Central Berlin

Stinging rebuke for Angela Merkel in German elections

How long can Angela Merkel stay the most powerful woman in Europe?

CON AIR: Couple who flew migrants into UK for a DAY to claim £1.6m in benefits facing jail

Have a border poll now to show Sinn Fein just how far away unity really is

Hasty U-turn can’t hide fact the Sinn Fein mask slipped

Sinn Fein charging £10 for tricolours to celebrate Easter Rising – (Still gangsters at heart!!)

DUP split over Mid Ulster Assembly seat

Armed officers guard courtroom as man faces murder bid charge

Gang led by ‘Mr Big’ issues chilling threat to dig up body of murdered IRA boss Alan Ryan

How survivor of IRA Manchester bomb finally got help from NI victims groups

NI 21 leader Basil McCrea tells Belfast Telegraph he is ‘to quit politics’

‘Disillusioned’ NI21 leader Basil McCrea to quit politics

I’m finished with politics, says Basil McCrea – bombshell announcement sounds death knell for NI21

Alliance pamphlet ingites furious row among councillors

‘St Patrick’s Day has about as much to do with being Irish as Christmas has to do with Jesus’

Teenage car thief who killed police officer during chase was only just out of prison, court hears – (He should never be out again!!)


March 14

Boris Johnson urges Obama not to intervene in EU debate

Americans would never accept EU restrictions – so why should we?

Boris Johnson accuses Barack Obama of ‘outrageous and exorbitant hypocrisy’ over EU row

Angela Merkel’s party suffers in German state votes as she faces most serious challenge to her power

Germany elections: Disaster for Angela Merkel as exit polls suggest defeat in two out of three regional elections

UUP and SDLP leaders hint at a future together in Opposition

Manchester IRA survivor at Stomont to mark terror victims’ day

The OFMDFM phantom project which never existed – (One of the many bluffs that the DUP pulled since 2007!!)

Auditors flagged up concerns over scheme paying Stormont spin doctors

McCreesh council got EU peace cash to ‘tackle sectarianism’ – (That’s our money the EU is paying out!!)

Translink awarded legal costs over ‘vexatious’ religious discrimination case

It is an extraordinary situation that former IRA chiefs can lecture victims – (‘Extraordinary’ doesn’t come close!!!)

Dublin weigh-in murder: Meath gun find and arrest ‘linked to hotel shooting’

Sinn Fein calls for Ireland reunification poll if UK votes to leave EU – do you agree?

The frank confessions of an unrepentant lackey

UUP warns of forming official opposition after elections

Prison officer bomb accused yawns in court as charges read

‘We want to know how IRA got Garda file on my murdered brother

JP sacked over same-sex adoption views plans legal action – (What a shame when doing right is seen as bringing the law into disrepute!!!)

Magistrate sacked in gay adoption row to sue Michael Gove

Jeremy Corbyn and the mosque leader who blames the UK for Isil

‘Mama Merkel’ faces first test of migrant crisis handling as elections loom


March 12

Oklahoma Senator Introduces Bill to Criminalize Abortion as First-Degree Murder

Belfast bomb: Man charged with attempted murder of prison officer

MEP slams Taoiseach on Garda-IRA collusion

Jim Molyneaux family dismayed at ‘close relationship’ claims made by Christopher Luke

‘We’ll take Merkel to court over migrant chaos’ Furious Sweden hits out at Germany

Blow for David Cameron as Tory MEP who brokered EU deal backs Brexit

True scale of EU migration could be more than double official figures and real number may not emerge until eve of referendum

Government officials ‘hid stats proving there are a MILLION extra EU migrants in Britain’

Bid to ban Muslims from replacing UK law with Sharia courts to be put before MPs TODAY

Fear of upsetting EU stops us sending home foreign criminals, claims Tory MP

Four-fifths of dissident attacks thwarted: top PSNI man

‘Vast majority of attacks’ stopped in campaign against dissident republicans

Former Sinn Fein councillor and Mary Lou McDonald ally denies links to Dublin gangs after Gardai raid his home


March 11

Migration fears not racist – Archbishop of Canterbury

Welby: ‘Anxiety over migration is reasonable’

Education minister opens Irish school with only 15 pupils – (An example of the bias found in Sinn Fein controlled ministries!!)

St Patrick’s Day ‘too Gaelicised’, says Arlene Foster as she unveils new mural of saint in loyalist Belfast

Durkan says sorry… but apology fails to quell row over crass ‘elephant in the womb’ abortion joke – (Inexplicably stupid and coarse!!)

Barra McGrory: Number of Troubles-related prosecutions ‘likely to be very low’

Professor slams ‘conflict journalism at its worst’

MP warns over McGuinness appointing members of body on paramilitary activity

Northern Ireland stinks of people not quite breaking the law – (There’s a right old stink from those who have and who do flagrantly break the law!!!)

Riot fears as loyalists given go-ahead for huge Easter Monday march in Lurgan

Dissident republican activist denies encouraging support for IRA

Event to remember Scots soldier trio lured to death by IRA

Commemorations for three soldiers murdered in infamous honeytrap killings – (An example of ‘women’s lib’ – republican-style!!)

Woman, 35, arrested in Belfast by detectives probing bomb attack on prison officer

Woman freed after police quiz over bomb attack on prison officer

Suspects in killing of Scottish soldiers Dougal McCaughey, Joseph and John McCaig ‘still on run in Republic of Ireland’

Anger at claim that 22 police officers working on Bloody Sunday but none on Enniskillen – (Read the untold story of the ‘Enniskillen Bombing’ here)

President Higgins: ‘Don’t allow violence take root’ – (What an eejit! Violence has been growing and flourishing in Ireland for centuries!!!)

Uncritical take on 1916 Rising by schools very concerning – (It is what Roman Catholic children have always been taught!!)

Country with no leadership as Taoiseach resigns post

Leading economist Jim Power: Brexit could be good for Ireland

Gardai raid home of former Sinn Fein councillor who quit party ‘over bullying’

Gardai raid home of Sinn Fein Mary Lou McDonald’s former political ally

Councillor left over ‘personality clashes’ within the party, says SF

Michael Noonan ‘kept Stormont committee in dark over proposed Nama payments’

Questions still linger over Nama deal in the North

Unanswered questions around Nama and Project Eagle deal


March 10

‘How can McGuinness lecture victims conference on the past?’ – (Why was he, a chief victim-maker, be invited and why did people sit and listen????)

The Sun stands by ‘Queen Backs Brexit’ story as newspaper claims they knew more than they published

Britain warned it wields no power in German-dominated EU

Government’s actions towards terror victims ‘are totally unacceptable’

If terrorists win damages, we must try to recoup it for victims

IRA Semtex victims must get damages as other Libyan victims did

Family of boy shot by Army say ‘shame on PPS’

‘Further review of soldier case is not on’ against backdrop of entire Troubles

Dissident Republican terrorists ‘recruiting messengers of death’ in Larne: Sammy Wilson

Top DUP men support bringing back death penalty

Nelson’s Pillar – Vandals, not nationalists

Election looms amid Fianna Fáil dissent over coalition deal


March 9

Gerry Adams is endorsed for Taoiseach post with IRA’s blessing

Gerry Adams will stand for office of Taoiseach

SF councillor clarifies views on violence after unionist anger – (Lies and more wriggling!!)

Arlene Foster exerts her authority over Jim Wells selection in South Down

Injured prison officer one of 32 on IRA target list stolen from Prisons HQ

Special Criminal Court rules the arrest of a man accused of IRA membership was unlawful

The unending anguish of the Troubles’ forgotten victims

EU referendum: Brexit ‘could make policing slower and more costly’, says PSNI chief – (I wonder is that REALLY possible??!!)

Casement Park emails prove minister Ni Chuilin’s aides knew about safety risks

Gross dereliction of duty – Assembly relied on self-certification by Sinn Fein over £700,000 research bill – (Cheating pupils allowed to mark their homework!!)

Kenneth Clarke ‘failed to act’ over Lord Janner and Cyril Smith child abuse tip-offs

Migrant merry-go-round: Turkey deal ‘could bring hundreds of thousands MORE to Europe’


March 8

Republic of Ireland ‘afraid of UK leaving’ EU – DUP – (I believe that Bible prophecy indicates that Ireland will eventually leave the EU!)

Unionist rival slams UUP’s pro-EU move, SDLP hails it

MLAs back down over bid to compel Nama witnesses

Ex-IRA boss one of 19 members of SF ruling body – (‘Ex-IRA boss’ is presently Stormont’s Deputy First Minister !!!)

Fury as SF’s Tony McCaul says return to violence cannot be ruled out – (Murder will ever be deemed justifiable by Irish Republicans!!)

Irish Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald: No intelligence to suggest increased risk of dissident attacks

New IRA the deadliest of the dissident republican groupings

Backlash over Army pension for IRA bomber Michael Dickson

Daughter of IRA Hyde Park bomb victim denied legal aid

Britain’s Secret Terror Deals: ‘Truly disturbing’ BBC Panorama allegations of collusion must be fully investigated, says Amnesty International

Boris Johnson insists ‘nobody has been gagged’ as he overturns EU vote edict

Turkish refugee deal is just another reminder that the EU means immigration


March 7

‘IRA’ claim responsibility for murder bid on prison officer

Belfast bomb: Dissident republican ‘new IRA’ claim prison officer attack

‘New IRA’ claims east Belfast bomb attack on prison officer

PSNI arrest four suspects over prison officer murder bid

Schoolgirl sex assault man is walking tour guide in Northern Ireland town

Carnfunnock Country Park: ‘Terrorist hide’ including bomb parts and explosives found

Carnfunnock security alert: Explosives and bomb making components found in ‘terrorist hide’ near Larne

‘Dissident republican link’ to Carnfunnock Country Park explosives find

Concern voiced ahead of Easter Rising event in Stewartstown/Coalisland area

West Belfast: Second bomb found during security alert

Labour anti-Semitism row threatens to divide the Party

Labour leader Corbyn ‘tries to cover up past’ by deleting Eurosceptic articles

SF’s rise in the Republic slows

Thomas “Slab” Murphy is being treated like a god by fellow inmates since being jailed – (So much for men’s choice of a ‘god’!!!)

Arlene Foster: EU subsidies waning

Mixed reactions in DUP as Jim Wells gets nod to stand in South Down

Why (Roman) Catholics can’t agree on Brexit – (Interesting acknowledgement that Romanism spawned the EU!!!)

FIVE DECADES OF EU FAILURE: Dossier finds 43 UK U-turns over 43 years of Brussels rule

Tom Elliott MP: I’ve backed party’s pro-EU stance… but am undecided

Derry H-Block memorial is ‘illegal’ say DRD – (Will anything be done with it? Not likely!!)

DUP to press DPP over terror memorial in Lurgan

Arlene Foster: ‘First Minister will be me or Martin McGuinness’

TUV is the Only Party Opposing McGuinness as co-First Minister

Outrage as IRA bomber is set to be handed state-funded armed services pension

Hospital suspends consultant who stopped (Muslim) surgeon operating while wearing headscarf

Apologetic PSNI chief reverses decision over police memorial plaques

Prison officer bombing: ‘This is part of republican campaign inside jails’

Provo Semtex used to maim prison officer – (So much for the much vaunted ‘decommissioning’ by the IRA!!)

Don’t let a meddling Labour MP scrap ‘God Save the Queen’

Basil McCrea cleared by Bain…but committee has concerns

Ben Lowry: Now even that wretch Seamus Daly is blaming the Brits

EU referendum: Boris Johnson condemns BCC boss suspension

BCC boss resigns over ‘Brexit’ support

EU referendum: British Chambers of Commerce head John Longworth quits as he accuses David Cameron of peddling ‘irresponsible scare’ stories in Brexit row

There is no conspiracy. The EU is completely open about its superstate plan

Cameron in NI cut an isolated figure compared to Boris


March 5

Anger at claim that 22 police officers working on Bloody Sunday but none on Enniskillen

Decriminalise prostitution, says Jeremy Corbyn – (Babylon draws nearer!!)

British Chambers of Commerce boss reportedly suspended over Brexit comments

Business chief suspended after coming out in favour of Brexit

PM under pressure over immigration by pro-Brexit ministers

Ulster Unionist Party supports staying in EU

Police warn of upsurge of attacks ‘to commemorate 1916’

Head of prison officers’ union: peace process does not apply to us

Miracle prison officer and wife did not die in booby trap bomb intended to murder

Inquiry on child abuse turns to Catholic-run group of homes

Child abuse inquiry to focus on Good Shepherd Sisters institutions

SF proposes ex-hunger strike campaigner to chair Irish Dail

Paisley Jnr racked up expenses debt of over £27,000 on official credit card


March 4

East Belfast: Prison officer injured after bomb explodes under van

Bomb explodes in east Belfast: Prison officer and another injured by device planted under van

Prison officer injured in car bomb explosion

Attorney General to intervene in gay cake appeal

Ashers case: ‘A £36.50 cake has spawned bills totalling £100k-plus’

GAA approach to 1916 proof it is far from open to us all

EU referendum: Iain Duncan Smith ‘troubled’ by Remain conduct

Remain campaign trying to bully British people – IDS

Iain Duncan Smith: Remain campaign is trying to ‘bully’ Britain into staying in EU

Nama: Frank Cushnahan breaks silence but refuses to address allegations

PSNI commanders warned over removal of police memorials

Moving police memorial a bid to ‘airbrush RUC from history’

Tina McKenzie lifts lid on NI21 blackmail, conspiracies and a toxic leadership feud

Casement ‘farce’ claim after Sinn Fein Sports Minister Ni Chuilin walks out

Ulster Unionist MLA calls on DUP minister to act on ‘illegal’ 1916 monument in Lurgan

Lurgan memorial to terrorism must be pulled down

Military veterans to ‘march for justice’ to Stormont

Cousin of one of three Scottish soldiers murdered and dumped in North Belfast has called for an inquiry into their deaths


March 3

Storm over ‘illegal’ 1916 memorial

Nato chief: Vladimir Putin ‘weaponising’ refugee crisis to ‘break’ Europe

MLAs back plans for a Stormont Opposition, as Sinn Fein warns against creating ‘Frankenstein’s monster’ – (They would !!!)

‘No election grudge match against DUP’ – Ruth Patterson

Basil McCrea misconduct report: Dozen complaints against NI21 leader, but no evidence of any wrongdoing

NI21 row: Claims against Basil McCrea were a ‘political conspiracy’

Bryson ‘astounded’ at sentence over threats

If we can’t get justice for Omagh bombing, then let us get the truth

Dissident republicans release chilling threat to wipe out ‘all known drug dealers’ after Vinnie Ryan murder

Mary McAleese remarks betray her soft nationalist view of history – (I’m not sure her nationalist views were ‘soft’!!)

The beggar with a sports car: death threats for man filmed getting into Audi TT – (This the madness of society today!!)

EU referendum: France issues Calais migrant crisis warning over British EU referendum – (And so the pressure mounts!!!)


March 2

Grassroots Fianna Fáil members prefer Sinn Féin coalition to Fine Gael

Irish PM Kenny performs massive U-turn as he opens door to Fianna Fáil

Reign of Gerry Adams nears end, but the new order won’t tolerate the old ways – (Really! Terror has been married to Irish republicanism for centuries!!)

Gardaí examine possibility of Real IRA retaliation to Vincent Ryan murder

Republicans from across Ireland to attend the funeral of Vinny Ryan

Another vile show of RIRA pageantry on the way

Dissidents are raking it in from pay-offs by crime gangs peddling heroin on our streets, MLA says – (Gangsterism -the true nature of Irish republicanism!!)

Pressure mounts on PSNI over RUC memorial’s new ‘photocopier’ site

Old weapons found in Belfast Orange hall

Home Rule UVF arms cache discovered in Belfast Orange Hall

Omagh bomb case against Seamus Daly collapses

Omagh bomb: Murder case against Seamus Daly collapses

The moment Seamus Daly walked free from Maghaberry Prison

Martin McGuinness: I’ll reveal details of my IRA past as part of any information retrieval process – (With about as much honesty as ‘Slab’ Murphy’s Tax Returns!!!!)


March 1

EU sets October 2016 as date for visa exemption for Turkish citizens – (This invasion will impact upon UK if it votes to STAY IN on June 23rd!)

Visa-free deal with Turkey to trigger ‘new refugee influx’ to EU – Bundestag Vice-President

Adams open to prosecution if he resigns: Moloney

Republic practices democratic options denied in Northern Ireland

RoI ‘will have no government by time of 1916 centenary’ – (One has to see the hand of God!)

(Roman) Catholic priest Fr Stephen Crossan ‘caught snorting cocaine in Nazi room’

Northern Ireland priest ‘caught snorting cocaine in parochial house with Nazi memorabilia on display’

PSNI probing cocaine storm cleric Fr Stephen Crossan

Co. Cork priest who ‘hired Continuity IRA’ to threaten nephew loses appeal

Cardinal: Catholic Church Failed Abuse Victims – (That is putting their iniquitous behaviour very mildly indeed!!)

Nama deal: Frank Cushnahan claims he was due ‘fixer fee’ over £1bn Nama deal

BBC reveals illegal ‘fixer’s fee’ admission from Nama adviser Frank Cushnahan

Former DUP man, Devenney turns down UUP

Dublin shooting: ‘Associate of slain Real IRA boss Alan Ryan critical’ after Finglas attack

Vincent Ryan shooting: Brother of slain Real IRA boss Alan Ryan dies after Finagles attack

Brother of Real IRA man Alan Ryan dies after Dublin shooting

David Cameron: Enniskillen bomb probe is up to unit yet to exist

Hungary election body endorses referendum question on migrants quota – (Worried about Hungary’s sovereignty!!!)

Migrants storm Macedonia border as tensions boil over

Police Use Tear Gas At Greece-Macedonia Border

Fierce clashes as France clears Calais ‘Jungle’ camp


February 29

Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy: Sinn Féin stand by alleged former IRA leader after tax sentencing – (That tells you what a ‘good republican’ is like)

Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy facing civil case as agency aims to recover unpaid tax of up to £4m

Spanish MEP slams terrorists who act as victims and peacemakers – (We know how you feel!!)

Police question ex-paras over Bloody Sunday shootings – (Nothing done about the IRA murderers masquerading as politicians!!)

Will Jim Wells run against the DUP in Assembly election? Controversial MLA is in standoff with his party

The three Irish parties vying for power – each with a very bloody past

Fine Gael and Fianna Fail under pressure to forge alliance after indecisive poll

Irish election: Enda Kenny admits coalition will not return

Irish Election casualties: The big names gone and those on the brink of missing out on 32nd Dail

IRA victims’ views on SF results

Ben Lowry: Like it or not, power at Stormont has helped sanitise Sinn Fein in Republic – (Blame the DUP for that!!)

A child’s right not to be indoctrinated in religion is daily flaunted in schools – (No complaints about ‘indoctrination’ in Evolution!!)

Steven Agnew interview: Stay in the EU to reform it – (Only someone really ‘green’ would push this notion! UK has accomplished no reforms so far!!))

Streets of Belfast packed for murdered Orangemen parade

We won’t let IRA victims be airbrushed from history: ex-UDR man

Gerry Adams to Brian Stack sons: ‘You’re brave men to come here’

Teebane Memorial floral tributes damaged in attack

Don’t be taken in by Project Fear – staying in the EU is the risky choice

EU referendum campaign: David Cameron visits Northern Ireland

EU referendum: Leaving EU a stride into the light – Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan Smith – No10 can sack me but the EU fight is too important to back down

Nine deceptions in our history with the EU – (The greatest deception has yet to come!!)

World economy stands on the cusp of another crash, warns Lord Mervyn King


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November 2015

Index to this edition

Kilskeery Free Presbyterian Church

Gospel Mission

Meetings: Monday-Friday at 8.00 pm & Lord’s Days at 3.30 p.m.

Evangelists: Rev. Larry Power and Mr. Colin Maxwell

We give all a very warm welcome to these meetings

“In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins,”
Colossians 1:14.

A house divided cannot stand

28456803-ruined-house-propped-and-with-broken-roof“And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand,” Matthew 12:25.

The above verse, containing that very well known and wise adage declared by the Lord Jesus, was referred to recently by a friend from up the country, when discussing with me the situation that prevails within the Free Presbyterian Church.

There has undoubtedly been a division within the denomination since the days when Dr Paisley went into power-sharing with Sinn Fein. That decision entailed a going back from and an abandoning of long-standing principles.

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TUV’s Jim Allister questions the use of money to finance immorality and blasphemy, the very matter the Free Presbyterian Church Government and Morals Committee has protested against! (See article – ‘Protest at blasphemous play’)

Subject: Written Answer AQW 50864/11-16 – Outburst Queer Arts Festival

“To ask the Minister for Social Development for his assessment of use of his Department’s funds to support the Outburst Queer Arts Festival in Belfast in staging The Gospel According to Jesus Queen of Heaven.”

The Minister’s answer to the question is given below.

“The Outburst Arts Festival made an application for funding from the Belfast City Centre Event Grant Scheme for a festival that is running from the 13 – 21 November 2015 with events taking place in various venues across the City. The application was assessed by Departmental officials against set criteria and an offer of funding was made. The grant was not specific to any particular event within the festival programme.”

Here is an admission by the Minster that his Department did fund the ‘Festival’ which included the blasphemous ‘Gospel according to Jesus Queen of Heaven’!!!

The Minister for Social Development is Mervyn Storey MLA, a Free Presbyterian elder!!!

Thus we have the tragic situation of the Free Presbyterian Government and Morals Committee condemning this wickedness while a member of that Presbytery heads a Department in Stormont that is helping to finance that very wickedness!

This is the situation that compromise, silence, fear and a ‘stick your head in the sand’ attitude toward the sin of power-sharing with the IRA has brought us.

It is time for ordinary Free Presbyterian members to make their views known to Presbytery on this shameful situation.

“Howbeit I sent unto you all my servants the prophets, rising early and sending them, saying, Oh, do not this abominable thing that I hate,” Jeremiah 44:4.

Rev Ivan Foster (Rtr)
18th November, 2015.


Below is a response to a further question asked by Jim Allister MLA of the Minister for Social Development, Mr Mervyn Storey.

Subject: Written Answer AQW 50866/11-16 – Outburst Queer Arts Festival

To ask the Minister for Social Development (i) what funding his Department and its arm’s-length bodies have provided to Outburst Queer Arts Festival; (ii) to outline the purpose of such funding; and (iii) what funding went towards the staging of The Gospel According to Jesus Queen of Heaven.

In response to the three questions you raised in relation to the Outburst Queer Arts Festival I would advise as follows:
My Department has provided grant funding of £3.5k towards the cost of the 2015 festival.
This grant was a contribution towards the overall costs for venue hire and artists fees for the festival.
This grant was not offered for any specific event within the festival programme.

So, £3500 of public money was paid by Mr Storey’s department to aid a festival which included the wicked depiction of the Lord Jesus Christ as a “transexual”!!! It is beyond belief that a professing Christian can be guilty of such a betrayal of the Lord Jesus by aiding to any degree this vile, unspeakable blasphemy.

“Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? And what concord hath Christ with Belial? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel? And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you, And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty,” 2 Corinthians 6:14-18.

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Protest at blasphemous play

The letter below is from the Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster Government and Morals Committee protesting against a blasphemous play in Belfast.

The newspapers to which it was sent did not print it!!

Dear sir,
Your paper on Monday contained the details of a theatre production. This production is a blatant blasphemous attack on the person and work of the Lord Jesus Christ and deeply offensive to the Christian community.
Blasphemy is defined as the act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence for God.
The Bible declares in Revelation 17:14 that Jesus Christ is “Lord of lords and King of kings” but the title of this play links the name of Jesus with the phrase “queen of heaven”. This deliberate inaccuracy is irreverent and, as such, blasphemous.

The content of the play displays the Lord Jesus Christ as being transgender while the teaching of the Bible leaves no doubt that this view is false.
The Lord Jesus Christ is eternally named the “Son of God”, we think of the well known text of Scripture in John 3:16 and we read of the “only begotten Son”.
In regard to the incarnation of Christ, words are often quoted from Luke 1:35 when Mary is told “that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God”.
At the time of the crucifixion, we read that the title “King of the Jews” was displayed by Pontus Pilate.
To invent another Jesus is an attempt to present another god and another way of salvation. Christ clearly stated in John 14:6, “I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.”

In an interview with “The Scotsman” in 2009 the writer of this play stated that the production was “about rescuing Jesus from the fundamentalists”. The Lord Jesus Christ does not need to be rescued. He came to “seek and to save” those who are ensnared in a life of sin. This is a universal condition but the same means of salvation is available to all, for we read in Romans 10:13 “For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.”

Festival director Ruth McCarthy states, “the christian values of love, tolerance and understanding are at the forefront of this piece.” However, she is deeply mistaken in that view.
When the Lord Jesus Christ spoke of love, He said “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.” You cannot love God if you blaspheme His name and person. Rather, we should live in obedience to His commands.

To display such a production is grievous in the sight of a holy God and shows no regard for the many Bible-believing Christians in this land. Therefore we call upon the organisers to stop this event.

Yours sincerely
Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster Government and Morals Committee

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“Prophetic Truth maintained from the Apostles until now”

Synopsis of a message preached at Kilskeery Annual Conference on Saturday 31st October, 2015,

by Rev Brian McClung (Newtownabbey Free Presbyterian Church)

“Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus…But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them.” 2 Timothy 1:13, 3:14

There were ‘things’ which Paul taught Timothy which he wanted this young man to ‘hold fast’ and to ‘continue…in’.

Among these ‘sound words’ or doctrines, that Paul preached and taught, are references to the second coming of Jesus Christ to this earth. “This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come,” 2 Timothy 3:1. See also 2 Timothy 4:1,8. “I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom, . . . . . . Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.”

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Listen to an audio recording of this message using the player below.

Please note: All of the recorded messages from the conference may be heard here. A CD of the messages may be requested from the editor.

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Remember, remember the 5th of November!

“No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper.” Isaiah 54:17

This day is notable in English history for two great deliverances wrought by God for us. On this day the plot of the Papists to destroy our Houses of Parliament was discovered, 1605.

“While for our princes they prepare
In caverns deep a burning snare,
He shot from heaven a piercing ray,
And the dark treachery brought to day.”

And secondly-to-day is the anniversary of the landing of King William III, at Torbay, by which the hope of Popish ascendancy was quashed, and religious liberty was secured, 1688.

This day ought to be celebrated, not by the saturnalia of striplings, but by the songs of saints. Our Puritan forefathers most devoutly made it a special time of thanksgiving. There is extant a record of the annual sermons preached by Matthew Henry on this day. Our Protestant feeling, and our love of liberty, should make us regard its anniversary with holy gratitude. Let our hearts and lips exclaim, “We have heard with our ears, and our fathers have told us the wondrous things which thou didst in their day, and in the old time before them.” Thou hast made this nation the home of the gospel; and when the foe has risen against her, thou hast shielded her. Help us to offer repeated songs for repeated deliverances. Grant us more and more a hatred of Antichrist, and hasten on the day of her entire extinction. Till then and ever, we believe the promise, “No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper.” Should it not be laid upon the heart of every lover of the gospel of Jesus on this day to plead for the overturning of false doctrines and the extension of divine truth? Would it not be well to search our own hearts, and turn out any of the Popish lumber of self-righteousness which may lie concealed therein?


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Same-sex marriage statement

Statement from the Government and Morals Committee of the Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster on the Northern Ireland Assembly debate on “Same-Sex Marriage.”

(As it appeared in the ‘Belfast Newsletter’ of November 2nd, 2015)

“For the fifth time in the space of three years the redefinition of marriage is to be debated in the Northern Ireland assembly, under the guise of it being a matter of equality.

It is very interesting to note the comment made by the NIHRC in their submission to the Legislative Consent Motion in 2013. They said:

“The jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights (ECt.HR) and the United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC) has confirmed that the restriction of the institution of marriage to opposite sex couples is not in violation of international human rights standards.”

So here are two international bodies mentioned and they say it is NOT an issue of equality, it is NOT a right!

Some would also say that we are falling behind the rest of the world and are dinosaurs but according to the statistics less than 10% of the member states in the UN have redefined marriage.

What we are witnessing is part of a liberal agenda to force Northern Ireland into redefining marriage despite the view of its people. Gerry Adams described equality as the “Trojan horse” and the Labour’s Ivan Lewis, the Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary said, “my party believes the government should give serious consideration to introduce legislation at Westminster to extend same-sex marriage to Northern Ireland”, in other words it should be forced upon Northern Ireland.

These views have little to do with rights or equality, rather it is one group wanting to ride rough-shod over everyone else with a differing opinion, regardless of the impact that it may have on children, families or society.

When we consider the treatment of Ashers Baking Company and any who challenge the LGBT agenda, Bible believing Christians are left feeling that they dare not express their dearly held opinions or they will be accused of hate crimes or will become the subject of a media witch hunt.

As a Denomination we hold to the Scriptural definition of marriage as that of one man and one woman for as long as they both shall live (Genesis 2:24, Mark 10:6-9). We believe that this is God’s pattern for the well-being of family life, in the bringing up of children and for the good of society at large. A deviation from this godly pattern has no benefits but rather will be the forerunner of more broken homes and broken lives.

Any sexual relationship outside of the marriage bond is contrary to the law of God and is sinful. This is not to be construed as hatred against the individual rather it is love that warns them of the consequences of such conduct for by the words of Paul we learn that there were those in his congregation who had been saved and changed from such lifestyles. (1 Cor 6:9-11).”

Government and Morals Committee of the Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster

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Pictures of Christ series

Rev. Ivan FosterRev. Foster is engaged in a series of studies in Kilskeery Independent Christian School morning assemblies in which he deals with the theme, “Pictures of Christ in the Bible”, the descriptions and types of Christ given in the Scriptures.

You can listen to these studies using the player below. Each new study will be added as it becomes available.

Previously published studies can be heard here.

Part 11

Part 12

Part 13

Part 14

Part 15

Part 16

Part 17

Part 18

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Latest news stories

NI abortion law ‘breaches human rights’

Abortion Ruling – Courts Should not Seek to Legislate

TUV’s Allister vows to expose Stormont ‘greed and squander’

Jeremy Corbyn rolls over in face of shadow cabinet opposition and gives free vote to Labour MPs on Syria air strike

Labour MPs to get free vote on Syria

Labour MPs will get a free vote on whether the UK should launch air strikes in Syria

Syria air strikes vote on Wednesday, says David Cameron

Syria air strikes: Extra RAF planes to be sent to base as Britain prepares for war against Isis

PM Calls Syria Airstrikes Vote For Wednesday

Sinn Fein’s politics are as outdated as the party’s leaders

Shooting victims ‘had failed to turn up to be shot’ – (Tut, tut – these people who won’t keep their appointments – what an inconvenience!!!!!)

Two men shot in legs in west Belfast

Planners ask for Castlederg IRA memorial ‘equality’ assessment

McGuinness pays tribute to Fr. Gerry Reynolds – (If Sinn Fein/IRA thought highly of him – enough said!!!)

Life as a judge in Britain: ‘I think I’ve heard it all – then a case shocks me with a new level of depravity’ – (The Bible clearly warns of such, 2 Tim 3:1-9)

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More news

November 30

Dissident republican Colin Duffy due in court charged with directing New IRA terror gang

Gun attacks favoured by republicans for decades

TUV conference: Jim Allister critical of ‘catastrophic failure’ of Stormont executive

IRA revelations have utterly vindicated TUV, Allister tells conference

Traditional Unionist Voice leader calls for voluntary NI coalition

Agreement ‘a trade-off of climb downs’ – Allister

Murderers should not get blanket amnesty, says FW de Klerk

Colum Eastwood: Sinn Fein said they’d stand up to Tories… then they rolled over

Sinn Fein shamed by their deal, says SDLP’s Colum Eastwood – (Not shamed by their history of murder and terror!!!)

Convicted Colombia Three member honoured with ‘night of celebration’ by sinn Fein

Kate Hoey: quitting the EU unites right and left

Turkey and its 75 million people on the brink of being allowed into EU

Switzerland overwhelmingly votes for burqa ban with £6,500 fine for Muslim women who rebel

Illegal immigrants entering Europe tops 1.5 million according to EU


November 28

‘IRA’ claims it fired shots at PSNI car in Belfast

Labour’s shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Vernon Coaker distances himself from McDonnell’s IRA kneecapping ‘joke’

Labour MPs have only one option – a mutiny

Stormont: Any wonder voters cynical if this is what claims to be democracy

Foyle Pride chair to contact Ombudsman over Deputy Mayor’s remarks

Sinn Féin councillor given 20 years to pay back benefits

EU and Labour MEPs say we MUST welcome back jihadis because border controls are RACIST


November 27

Former Police Ombudsman Baroness Nuala O’Loan slams the lack of a fresh start for victims

Peace charity praises Robinson and McGuinness – (Praise from an ecumenical group is no praise!!)

No culprits found for tricolour at Stormont – (That is the story of security in NI – Republican ‘fifth columnists’ will always find a sympathetic helper!!)

Belfast shooting ‘attempt to kill police officers’

Police officers ambushed by republican dissidents in Belfast

Picture of shot police car reveals how close officers came to death in Belfast attack

Questions about IRA double agents that just won’t go away – (Except if they threaten power-sharing in Stormont!!)

Volley of shots fired at police officers in Andersonstown

Jeremy Corbyn told to resign by Labour MPs as Syria vote engulfs his leadership

Labour Shadow Chancellor and IRA sympathiser John McDonnell said ‘bombs and bullets could unite Ireland’ and joked ‘gutless wimps’ opposed to Sinn Fein should have their knees blown off

Child sex abuse inquiry: Westminster, churches and local councils to be put under spotlight

White House on lockdown after someone jumps fence


November 26

McGuinness ‘must be questioned’ over IRA informer’s murder – (Even as I have seen, they that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same, Job 4:8)

Russian pilot interview: Turkey did not issue warning before downing plane

One fifth of Stormont Assembly members are ‘unelected’ or appointed by parties

Stormont Fresh Start: Sticking plaster approach to a festering wound will not suffice

Feeny alert: Police confirm bomb left near village

Application to dismiss ‘Slab’ Murphy case rejected – (Just ‘maybe’ this ‘poor-mouth’ IRA millionaire is about to get is ‘comeuppances’!!)

Freddie ‘Stakeknife’ Scappaticci: ‘Probe into 50 murders’

Frank Hegarty: Martin McGuinness ‘needs questioned’ over murder, son says

Seven ex-paras in High Court action over Bloody Sunday probe

Burton and Adams clash in Northern Ireland debate

Donaldson stands by offer to base Trident in Northern Ireland

M&S leaves Northern Ireland logo off ‘Best of the British Isles’ cake – (That shows the threat of boycott from nationalist shoppers!!)

EU referendum: DUP’s Sammy Wilson gives backing to Ukip Brexit campaign, blasting David Cameron’s ‘pathetic demands’

Service remembers RUC men murdered 40 years ago


November 25

Spending review: £400m could be cut from Stormont budget – (Smoke and mirrors economics!!)

Stormont Fresh Start: Sticking plaster approach to a festering wound will not suffice

Dodds said DUP could not be led from Westminster

Alex Salmond: United Ireland is as inevitable as an independent Scotland – (Scottish Protestants need to realise that SN is a sister to SF and has a core of Irish republicans!!)

Stakeknife – a colossal Scandal – (The pigeons really really DO come home to roost!!)

Must be no Untouchables in Investigation of Hegarty Murder

West Belfast: Bomb-making components found in dissident searches

Nurses to get freedom of Belfast for service during the Troubles

Glastonbury Abbey: ‘Monks perpetuated myths’ – (Popery is entirely an unbiblical a myth!!!)

NHS boss re-appointed after retiring on £1.4m pension pot

Russian plane was in Turkish airspace ‘for just a few seconds’

Brink of war: Russian jet WAS shot down in Syrian airspace as Putin sends warship to Med


November 24

Welfare reform bill for Northern Ireland passes through Commons

Government slammed over Northern Ireland benefits changes ‘fast-track’

DUP and SF MLAs rise to applaud Peter Robinson in the Assembly

DUP edges away from firebrand politics of Paisley era – (DUP has been edging in that direction for nigh on 25 years!!)

Ian Paisley donation to settle libel case with Sinn Féin’s Martina Anderson

Ian Paisley and Martina Anderson settle libel claim over radio comments

Robinson’s retirement makes me no less motivated, says Allister

Axed councillor Ruth Patterson tells DUP’s Pengelly she’s coming for her seat

DUP MLA vows to challenge paramilitary conviction figures – (She seems to forget she is in coalition with such!!)

Isis suspects who slipped back into Republic of Ireland being monitored by gardai

Majority of British public favour leaving EU, poll finds – (That’s before the pro-membership propaganda campaign starts!!!)

Former top Provo still waiting on Birmingham bombing police interview


November 23

Peter Robinson says NI has been ‘transformed’ in final leader’s speech – (IRA in government thanks to the DUP is quite a transformation. Only a fool would believe his spouting!))

Ruth Patterson: Belfast councillor expelled from DUP

War on Isis: UN in rare unanimous vote calls on world to unite against jihadist group – (As Bible prophecy indicates, the middle east has become the centre of world affairs!)

Brussels terror alert: US aidworker named among 21 dead in Mali, as Belgium warns of ‘imminent attack’ after chemicals and explosives found

Paris attacks: Brussels on lockdown over threat of ‘imminent’ Isis attack

Britain poised for Syria air strikes after Labour revolt against Jeremy Corbyn

IS are not terrorists, says Sinn Fein MLA – but then says that they are – (It chokes him to voice the slightest criticism of fellow terrorists!!)

Outrageous SF MLA Comments Show IRA and ISIS Brothers in Arms

Sinn Fein MLA Phil Flanagan backtracks on ‘Islamic State not terrorists’ comment – (Who would believe his about-turn!!!)

‘Fresh Start agreement an insult to victims’ – Jim Allister

Fears that SF may walk away from corporation tax pledge

Robinson admits DUP leadership election rules have to change

Medics ought to be ashamed over abortion letter, says campaigner – (Abortion does not merely risk the life of the unborn but ends it!!!)

Pro-lifer Bernadette Smyth slams medics’ ‘shameful’ abortion letter

Second Belfast shooting: Gunman ambushes van men in Turf Lodge in ‘revenge attack’ for Traveller shooting – (This the legacy of Sinn Fein/IRA’s lawless dominance in the area for decades!!)

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard ‘simulates capture of Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa Mosque’ – (‘Signs of the times’!!)

Why we should pray for Islam to undergo its own reformation – (The idiot who wrote this is an Irish Presbyterian ‘elder’ who doesn’t believe his own “Confession of Faith”!!)

If terrorists get compensation, they must be chased through the civil courts


November 20

Victims Forum demands apology over Stormont deal omission

Peter Robinson: Sinn Fein blocked deal on past over access to secret files

‘The people will decide my legacy’ – Robinson – (Eternity’s verdict will be different from that of the pundits!!)

Peter Robinson: Northern Ireland first minister says the time is right to quit

David McKittrick: Robinson was key to allowing Paisley enter government with Sinn Fein

Foster and Dodds favourites to succeed Robinson

Retirement of Peter Robinson – TUV statement

UUP issues just 47-word statement to mark Robinson’s 45 year career

McGuinness pays tribute to Robinson – (Just what every person of integrity would desire!!!!)

Martin McGuinness hopes to re-name role as ‘joint first minister’

RUC man’s killer Seamus Kearney to walk free after just two years in prison – (This is the true legacy of ‘power-sharing’!!)

New terrorist attack as gunmen hold 170 hostages in Mali Radisson hotel where French troops are stationed

Britain will be in EU forever: Brussels boss Juncker scoffs he will NEVER let us leave


November 19

Peter Robinson: NI first minister set to quit within weeks – (What an evil legacy he leaves behind!!!

Peter Robinson: Possible contenders for the DUP leadership race

DUP’s Peter Robinson: I’m standing down within weeks

Robinson to step down as First Minister in New Year

Despite criticism, DUP says deal will end paramilitarism – (That is one way to get rid of ‘terrorists’ – call them ‘paramilitaries’!!!)

Fresh start agreement: Cross-community group accuses Northern Ireland political leaders of betrayal

PSNI disappointed at failure to address legacy of Troubles in Stormont deal

‘Nothing has changed in IRA structures’, say UUP over Stormont deal

Sinn Féin under fire over welfare cuts move

Analysis: By SF’s own figures, there isn’t enough money to protect all

Questions over how benefit top-ups will be funded

Latest deal represents a defeat for Sinn Fein – (Yeah, right!!!)

Former soldier’s arrest over Bloody Sunday wrong says Tory ex-Defence minister

Bloody Sunday soldiers ‘were not hired killers’

Until there are mass IRA arrests, pursuit of old ex-soldiers must end

Sir David Attenborough supports right to die ‘if misuse problems can be solved’ – (Not surprising since he is an evolutionist.)

No “Fresh Start” from IRA

British jet may have been first target as Islamic State shows ‘bomb’ that brought down Russian plane

Mastermind of attacks on Paris believed killed in dawn raid by police

Belfast Muslim’s praise for Islamic State’s rule in Mosul

Paris attacks: female suicide bomber Hasna Aitboulahcen liked wearing cowboy hats but joined an Islamic State terror cell

Europe is sliding towards the abyss, and the terrorists know it

Boko Haram overtakes Isis as world’s deadliest terror organisation

Anglo-Irish deal was ‘wake up and smell the coffee’ moment for unionists


November 18

Northern Ireland power sharing saved – (Yes, in the light of events in Paris, terrorists in government is such a wonderful idea!!)

Stormont deal: Short-notice Assembly sitting to push through welfare plan – (Push through the latest deception before anyone can get a close look at it!!!)

Stormont deal: Agreement lacks full backing of trio of key parties, including UUP

Stormont deal: Alliance party hits out at agreement

Smaller parties greet deal with scepticism and questions

Stormont deal ANALYSIS: DUP-SF tell smaller rivals – you don’t matter

ANALYSIS: Agreement fails to offer comfort to victims

Stormont deal: Criticism from campaigners over dealing with past

NI deal ‘a bitter pill’ for Troubles’ victims, says commissioner

Stormont deal Sinn Fein blames Tories for its U-turn on welfare pledge

Ruth Patterson: ‘I earned my stripes but Emma Pengelly is a blow-in… I might join TUV and contest her seat’


November 17

PM: Not good enough to say Islam is religion of peace then deny any extremism connection – (Is the light dawning in that dark place called his brain!!!)

Paris – There are No Good Terrorists – Jim Allister, TUV

Paris: Isis and IRA inspired by the same evil, says Allister

SF’s failure to back ISIS motion condemned – (This should be remembered when reading SF’s ‘condemnations’ of Paris attacks. They are liars and hypocrites!!! )

Condemnation of Paris attacks by Sinn Fein branded ‘sickening’

Islamic State is plotting deadly cyber-attacks – George Osborne

Jeremy Corbyn’s shoot-to-kill view rejected by Labour’s Shadow foreign secretary, Hilary Benn

Jeremy Corbyn savaged by Labour MPs over shoot-to-kill opposition

Stormont talks: Speculation that political deal is imminent – (Doubtless, another step downward!!)

Anglo-Irish Agreement: Thirty years on, we can now determine our own constitutional destiny – (Who does this ‘ejit’ think he is fooling? We can determine nothing without Sinn Fein/IRA’s consent!!!)

Newry, Mourne and Down Council’s £150k for Irish language plan is ‘madness’ – (Par for the course!!!)

Bloody Sunday: No arrests until soldiers’ bid to stop murder probe is heard

Europe must learn how to combat Isis menace modelled on Northern Ireland’s Troubles – (In other words, ‘ground the jet bombers immediately’!!!)

Spain ‘issues arrest warrant’ for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over 2010 Mavi Marmara Gaza flotilla attack

Sharm el-Sheikh plane: Security service says terror attack caused Russian aircraft to crash in Sinai

Russian plane crash: flight brought down over Sinai by bomb in ‘terror act’

Putin offers £33MILLION reward to capture Russian plane crash terrorists who planted BOMB


November 16

Paris attacks: International manhunt for terror suspect on the run – latest news

Paris terrorist held Syrian refugee passport, says Greek government official – (This will be played down by the ‘powers that be’!!)

Paris attacks terrorist suspect Ahmed Almuhamed ‘was rescued near Greece after his refugee boat sunk’

Paris Terror Attacks: Police let suspect slip away from road block

Far-right protests break out across France as tensions reach boiling point

BREAKING: Paris terror attacker still on the run, say French security officials

Paris attacks: Live updates as two brothers identified as terror attackers and police launch international manhunt

Paris attacks: Special forces on streets of UK amid fears Britain could be next target for Isil – (Up to 450 radicalised Britons have returned to the UK from Syria!!)

SAS on our streets as Paris weeps: Britain on alert as French condemn act of war

‘First of the storm’ ISIS issue chilling terror warning to West after Paris massacre

France is fighting unwinnable war against terror – (Disaffected French Muslims, open borders and battle-hardened fighters flowing in from Syria and Iraq!!!)

Paris attacks: French PM warns that more attacks could come as rocket launcher found in pre-dawn police raids

BREAKING: Mastermind of Paris terror attacks named as Belgian Abdelhamid Abaaoud

Paris attacks: Five faces of death including mastermind behind the massacre revealed

UK: Following Paris attacks Muslims told in Bedford meeting to ‘struggle for an Islamic state’

Paris Attacks – TUV statement

Alasdair McDonnell loses SDLP leadership to Colum Eastwood

We will not guarantee support for Stormont House deal: SDLP

SDLP’s Dominic Bradley MLA backs Paul Quinn’s family’s campaign for justice – (Pity they don’t stand against the honouring of murderers!!)

Dissident thugs linked to vile nail gun ‘crucifixion’ attack

Anglo-Irish Agreement: deal was crushing blow for unionism – (And it went downhill from then on!!!)

Paris, Balcombe Street and unusual US donors – (What happened in Paris has happened time and again in Ulster thanks to Adams, McGuinness and Co!!!!)

Isis terrorists follow in the bloody footprints of other armed lunatics like IRA Provos

Jeremy Corbyn and his friends need to say whose side they’re on

Republican smugglers using Provo cell structures – (That’s because they are the Provos!!!)

Over 600 wait to wed as gay marriages ‘go live’ today – (What price Rep. of Ireland will pay for its wickedness!!)


November 14

Paris attacks: Cameron warns of British casualties

Remembrance services are not designed to suit those who attend them

Paramilitary figures ‘defile’ remembrance events: Enniskillen victim

Enniskillen bomb families ‘told investigation on hold’

Northern talks set to drag into 10th week

UK Troubles role information impasse holding up Stormont deal

Stormont deal held up by stand-off on national security

Victims ‘not convinced’ that deal will meet their needs

Young pretender: Alex Kane profiles the SDLP’s Colum Eastwood

Grandmother wants to die ‘because she has lost her sparkle’ – (Such deplorable ignorance and folly is the harvest of ‘ecumenical, liberal theology in mainline churches!!)

Family of Stakeknife victim speak out for first time

DUP calls for probe after Sinn Féin council wages controversy

McGlinchey’s ‘IRA’ comments won’t be investigated – (Another example of ‘political cowardice and compromise’!!)

Gardai and PSNI to chase criminals across border – (The Irish Republic would not cooperate when it was the IRA that was being pursued!!!)

Pat Carey steps down as Fianna Fáil’s director of elections

Fianna Fáil in turmoil as Garda launch formal inquiry

Europe in ‘race against time’ to stem refugees and stop chaos


November 13

Sinn Fein’s McLaughlin pulled National Anthem – (Is Mike Nesbitt and the UUP still apologising???)

Hopes fade of Stormont talks deal happening this week

NI parties and two governments still can’t get deal over line

Catholics who feel Northern Irish are less likely to back unity than those who feel Irish

Colum Eastwood supporters make claims of bias at BBC

Pat Hume joins list of Eastwood leadership backers

It’s Young Turk versus old guard as SDLP searches its soul

Execution of criminals ‘imminent’ says new armed group in chilling threat

Judge looks at Bloody Sunday inquiry challenge

Para commander promises support for arrested man

Put an end to this Bloody Sunday charade

Ex-serviceman from Southport asks why Northern Ireland is forgotten on Remembrance Sunday

Unionist anger as anthem dropped at Stormont Armistice service, republicans rail at impromptu rendition

Sinn Féin ‘U-turn’ as councillors stop using party bank account

Sinn Féin ‘to pay back £19,000 in benefits’

Maria Cahill: I ‘deeply regret’ joining Republican group


November 12

Christian fury over sex change Queen Jesus play at Belfast Queer Arts festival – (Man’s mocking of God sinks deeper!!)

Armistice Day: National Anthem singing at Stormont remembrance service a ‘childish stunt’ says Sinn Féin

Armistice Day row erupts after God Save the Queen ‘dropped’ from Belfast service

Mike Nesbitt could be left ‘out in the cold’ – (Is that really such a bad place for him????)

Should Sinn Fein and DUP alone make deal?

Stormont rendition of National Anthem regrettable: Nesbitt – (Such a pathetic man!!!)

Bloody Sunday: Ex-paratroopers launch legal bid to halt murder inquiry

Bloody Sunday murder inquiry ‘could be derailed’ after seven former soldiers launch legal action

Bloody Sunday soldier potential victim of anti-security forces trap – Jim Allister

Ex-soldier arrested over Bloody Sunday shootings released

Bloody Sunday: Former British soldier released on bail

Bloody Sunday: The arrest of an ex-Para will undermine a fragile peace – (What SF/IRA want is a one-sided process whereby its hundreds of murders are ignored!!)

Police ombudsman team to probe Kingsmills massacre – (Nearly 40 years too late!!!)

‘Gun-for-hire culture’ in Dublin, parliamentary watchdog told

Willie Frazer fears his life may be in danger

November 10

Substance of Stormont deal agreed, says Peter Robinson

Sinn Fein and DUP optimistic deal can be struck before end of week

Debt warning over deal to save powersharing in Northern Ireland

Robinson suggests laughing at Nesbitt whenever deal struck

Questions over terror inquiries as soldier held over Bloody Sunday

Until there are mass IRA arrests, pursuit of old ex soldiers must end

Bloody Sunday: Paras ‘betrayed’ over arrest of former soldier

Big two risk serious reputational damage if they fail this time

Nesbitt has unwittingly helped SF and DUP make a deal

Gardai ‘taken unaware’ by ‘attempted robbery in which Real IRA member Ronan MacLochlainn was shot dead

Mairia Cahill is refusing to talk about her past dissident links

DUP deputy mayor unrepentant in ‘gay prayer’ remarks row


November 9

Bloody Sunday: Ex-soldier arrested over Londonderry shootings – (Why cannot men such as Adams and McGuinness be charged with their involvement with terrorism and its resultant murder of hundreds of innocent people?????)

Bloody Sunday: Former British soldier arrested in new phase of investigation

John Pat Cunningham: Former soldier to be prosecuted over Benburb shooting

Enniskillen 28 years on: A deafening explosion, a silence, then screams

Horrors of Ballygawley still vivid in memories

Results of poll on IRA’s links with SF reflect reality: MP

David Cameron: EU reform is ‘mission possible’ – (Cameron’s stance on the EU is completely deceitful. Britain will never leave the EU!!)

EU referendum: David Cameron told four-year halt to migrant benefits ‘illegal’ – live – (Over to you Davy!!!)

Sunday trading law proposals ‘facing defeat’ – (Sadly, opposition is not motivated by obedience to God’s Word!!)

Jamie Bryson on: Peter Robinson, Peter Curistan and the inevitable Poppygate

Privilege is a two-way street, Peter

Former TUV councillor for Ballyclare joins Ulster Unionists – (Political musical chairs!! It highlights the unreliable of today’s politicians!!)

Ukip’s ex-Northern Ireland chairman Henry Reilly joins TUV

Expelled Ukip member Henry Reilly joins the TUV

Ulster rugby fans’ fury over absence of poppy from shirts during Remembrance Sunday game – (A much greater wrong was their Sabbath-breaking!!!)

No poppy on Ulster Rugby kit a mistake: Trevor Ringland

Irish bar in England causes outrage after ‘refusing customers wearing poppies’ on Remembrance Sunday

‘Vibrancy’ of NI Christianity lacking compared to Africa: Nigerian cleric – (Little wonder when he affiliates himself with the spiritual morgue that is the Church of Ireland!)

Ronny Deila slams Celtic supporters who sang pro-IRA songs during Remembrance Day silence

Sharm el-Sheikh hotels ‘using fake bomb detectors’

November 7

Ballygawley bus bombing: Former soldier meets women who helped save his life

Shrug of the shoulders to greet latest Stormont deal

DUP plays down ‘Robinson to quit this week’ report

No name change for Londonderry

Just 1 in 4 think Army Council doesn’t run SF – (Remember this is in the Irish Republic!!!)

Sinn Fein denials on who controls it aren’t washing with voters in the Republic

Gerry Adams: grievances, spies, spooks and the lies

Police officer in hit-and-run murder attempt out of hospital

UUP woman shocked at stance on homosexuality – (What this silly woman needs to ‘understand’ is God’s view of sodomy: Romans 1:26-32!!)

Shame of rough justice served out to RUC widow June McMullin

IRA bomb man among academics in boycott Israel call – (Such is the hypocrisy of Irish Republicanism!!)

Farrell refuses to rule out moving back to the DUP – (Out of the frying pan into the fire, Raymond. They financed sodomy!!)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny lays wreath at the war memorial in Enniskillen

November 6

Shameless DUP ready to Again Embrace IRA in Government – (The spirit of Lundy at work before our eyes!!!)

NI police officer hurt in lorry hit-and-run stable in hospital

Lorry ‘driven at speed directly at police officer’ in attempted murder hit-and-run

Hit-and-run on PSNI officer is attempted murder

Newry: Man arrested after digger is used to rip ATM from wall in robbery

Monaghan arrest and ATM found after Newry raid

Russian plane crash: Black box analysis indicates Metrojet A321 ‘was downed by bomb’
Black box data reveals ‘sound of explosion’, says Russia

British plane ‘dodged missile above Sharm el-Sheikh which passed within 1,000 feet of aircraft’

British Sharm el-Sheikh flight in ‘missile’ incident

Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness in David Cameron meeting

Castlereagh break-in: Claim that theft was permitted investigated by Police Ombudsman – (That view was widely held at the time!!)

UUP councillor explains change of heart on proposed papal visit – (What a bunch of ‘toadies’!!!)

Refugee crisis: Germany imposes restrictions on Syrian refugees in surprise U-turn

Forecast leaves SDLP a shadow of former self – (SF is doing to it what it did to the old Nationalist Party!!)


November 5

Complaint against Peter Robinson made to PSNI by Peter Curistan

Call for police to probe McGlinchey paramilitary-style funeral

GAA defends guard of honour at Declan McGlinchey funeral

Questions raised over PSNI’s ‘effectiveness of evidence gathering’ after shots fired in tribute to son of INLA leader McGlinchey

Former IRA member: ‘We all know that Gerry Adams was an extremely senior member of the IRA for years. Everybody knows it’

IRA informer Stakeknife Scappaticci led ‘murderous campaign’ to strengthen his position as British spy, court hears

Scappaticci ‘allowed to engage in murderous campaign’

Controversy over Orange Order ‘KKK’ artwork

Elton John tells DUP to get real about same-sex marriage – if there was a public vote it would ‘sail in’ – (At his age, this sodomite has not to long to wait to find out just who is right!!!)

Belfast plans to mark 75th anniversary of Blitz

RUC widow’s fury at failure to halt killer’s temporary release

Deal or no deal, Peter Robinson’s role key before finally bowing out

Derry’s SF Mayor not attending remembrance day service

Arlene Foster says people are “not really Protestants” if they don’t go to church – (Being a ‘Protestant’ entails more than church attendance!!!)

November 4

‘13% in NI want united Ireland in short to medium term’, survey suggests

Poll finds only 25% of Catholics (in NI) wants united Ireland now – (At least some of them know when they are well off!!)

Just 36pc of people in Republic want to see united Ireland in near future – (Sinn Fein/IRA murdered hundreds in pursuit of this unsupported political objective!!!)

IRA killer turned police informer Sean O’Callaghan claims Provos still want to murder him – in spite of ceasefire

Sinn Fein remains ever the apologist for the Provisionals – (That is because they are the ‘Provos’!!!)

Sinn Fein using Provisional IRA cash to undermine democracy

Unionists Need to Heed Irish Labour’s Sinn Fein = Army Council Warning

Paramilitary trappings at funeral attended by pupils – (But apparently not by the police!!!)

Paramilitary Display at McGlinchey Funeral – Where Were the PSNI? – (The dead man was on their ‘path of peace’ we are told!!!!)

Fury as shots fired in tribute to son of INLA leader McGlinchey

Declan McGlinchey was on path to peace before his sudden death, say family – (There is no peace where he has gone!! – Isaiah 48:22)

My absence over gay vote deliberate: Alban Manginess – (His vote would have stopped a victory for the sodomite supporters!!)

Outrage as school allows Muslim pupils to walk out of assembly during national anthem – (What a harvest will come of such folly!!!)

Another nail in EU’s coffin as member states REFUSE to accept migrants under quota system

Nationalists called heathens over Pope invite and gay marriage support

Unionists remain on the wrong side of history – (Opponents of sodomy are on the ‘right side of the Bible’ which is more important!!)

Labour is taking legal advice over an email about Mairia Cahill

November 3

Gerry Adams launches attack on British intelligence chiefs

Poll: Pope Francis invite to Belfast causes uproar – was the council right to issue invitation?

Almost two thirds of NI people ‘comfortable with same-sex marriage’, survey suggests

Poll: Should gay marriage be legalised in Northern Ireland – (Register your opposition and do not allow a propaganda victory for the sodomites!!)

TUV Supports Traditional Marriage – Jim Allister’s Assembly speech.

Trimble sceptical over DUP comments

Irish deputy prime minister: Vote for Sinn Féin is a vote for army council

SF mayor ‘to make history with wreath at cenotaph’


November 2

Same-sex marriage: Proposal wins assembly majority but fails over DUP block – (Shame on the MLAs who backed this wickedness or who abstained in the vote!!)

Stormont majority backs same-sex marriage for first time – (Truly a day of shame for Ulster!!)

Majority of MLAs vote in favour of same-sex marriage – (Doubtless, the DUP funding of sodomite organisations has played its part in this event!!)

Northern Ireland MLAs vote ‘yes’ for gay marriage – but motion is torpedoed by DUP veto

Same-sex marriage: DUP accuses Slugger messenger of point scoring – (Further evidence of the departure from the “old paths” within the DUP!!)

Only one nationalist MLA does not support gay marriage – (That really does tell us a lot!!)

Same-sex marriage vote: Churches stand firm on traditional views

UUP’s Farrell quits with a parting dig at Mike Nesbitt

Widow of murdered RUC officer kept in dark over killer’s prison leave

Double Standards on Compensation for Republicans and UDR Man

Tom Elliott anger over plan for Stakeknife payments

Sumte: German village with 100 residents and ‘zero infrastructure’ told to take in 750 refugees

Refugee crisis: two Syrian men beaten with baseball bats by masked gang in Germany

Until the naturally dysfunctional Belfast Agreement is torn up, we are doomed to a perpetual cycle of political conflict and failure

Disappeared families ‘given cold welcome at Stormont’

Poppy Day bomb survivor begins legal action for new probe

Judge Travers agony over daughter Mary’s murder revealed in book

November 1

Adams has to travel in two different directions

Get ready for the Sinn Fein split — will Mary Lou end up leading Labour?

Maddie hunt resources show NI massacre victims are ‘second class’

Robinson has been a key figure in the DUP, and they have no-one else like him

Risk of ‘carnage’ from bomb on Belfast windowsill

IRA’s murder of Paul Quinn ‘most excruciating death possible’ – (“ . . . the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel,” Proverbs 12:10)

Stormont to vote on changing law to allow same-sex marriage

Gay marriage: Assembly set to vote on proposal for fifth time

Majority could back same-sex marriage motion, says SDLP MLA Claire Hanna

Kyle Paisley not in favour of ‘recriminalisation’ of homosexuality – (A completely unscriptural position to adopt!!)

It’s now time to move on, Kyle – Belfast Telegraph editorial

Province paid three times more than Republic into joint project

Back to the top

August 2015

Index to this edition


The unchanging price of God’s blessing

Judges 20:18-48

A message preached at a special season of prayer on the 41st anniversary of the opening of the first gospel hall here in Kilskeery.

The Book of Judges is in many ways a most distressing book for it records the follies of man when he departs from God’s truth and follows his own evil desires. There is a statement which explains the spirit of that day. “In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes,” Judges 21:25, (17:6).

The staggering from folly to folly, from wickedness to wickedness recorded in this book is the outcome of that policy.

Chapters 19-20 contain an account which is distressing to read yet it is an narrative of the words and actions of the people of God some 20 years after the renewing of the covenant with the Lord that is recorded in Joshua 24:14-28. What a solemn covenant this was and yet what wickedness existed among the people here in Judges 19-20, just 20 years later, and 40 years after Moses.

The deeds of the Benjamites in the city of Gibeah, as stated in chapter 19:22, are but a repeat of the wickedness of the Sodomites of Genesis 19:4. Sodomy can corrupt even the people of God. It is the SIN of today.

Sadly, this wickedness was defended by the rest of the tribe of Benjamin, 20:12-14.

In response to this sinful defence of the men of Gibeah, the whole tribe of Benjamin made itself guilty of the evil and the rest of the tribes of Israel set themselves to judge that sin.
It is the events that unfolded as they pursued that objective that I wish to consider today for there are lessons for us to learn from these events of some 3500 years ago.

An education acceptable to God

This is an excellent article on the subject of ‘Christian Education’ by Pastor Ralph Ovadal. It is directed primarily at an American audience but it deals with Bible principles which are applicable to all Christian parents, irrespective of where they live.

As Pharaoh sought the destruction of Israel by seeking to destroy the male Hebrew children, so that evil policy of seeking the destruction of the children of believers remains a chief weapon in the hand of the devil.

We prayerfully commend this article to all our readers. Please share it with Christian parents within your family circle.

Ivan Foster (Editor)

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25th Sodomite parade in Belfast

Protesters_gay_prideThousands attended the sodomite celebration of immorality in Belfast on Saturday 1st August. The BBC news site contained the following comments.

One spectator, who moved out of Belfast more than 40 years ago, said the growth of the local Gay Pride movement was a sign of how much the city has changed.

“When I left Belfast in 1974 you would never, ever, ever imagine that this kind of thing could happen in Belfast and it’s brilliant, absolutely fantastic,” the woman said.

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Part 7: Remembering the words of the apostles about the latter-day apostasy

roman_soldier“These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaketh great swelling words, having men’s persons in admiration because of advantage. But, beloved, remember ye the words which were spoken before of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ; how that they told you there should be mockers in the last time, who should walk after their own ungodly lusts. These be they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit,” Jude 1:16-19.

Verses 16-17 of the epistle of Jude underscore for us yet again how events in the last days feature large in the Word of God.

In our last study, we considered the words of a man, the prophet Enoch, and what he had to say about the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ. Enoch’s ministry would have had the earliest generations of mankind sit under it, and that most likely included Adam!

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Prayer Requested for New Nepal Constitution

Rev. & Mrs. Wesley Graham

Rev. & Mrs. Wesley Graham

At present the political parties in Nepal are debating a new constitution that includes anti-conversion laws and underscores decades-old religious tension. If ratified, the result could be a likely crackdown and severe persecution for dozens of Christian ministries serving there. It is feared that if this new constitution is adopted in its present draft form there could be great restriction on the freedom the Christians to share their faith with others.

The constitutional language in question states, ” any act which may be contrary to public health, public decency or morality or incitement to breach public peace or act to convert another person from one religion to another or any act or behaviour to undermine or jeopardize the religion of each other is not allowed and such act shall be punishable by law.”

The Nepalese government continues to seek input from its citizens before the Civic Relations and Constitution Recommendation Committee of the Constituent Assembly receives the final constitution draft on July 23. The government plans to finalize the constitution by mid-August. Violence erupted between police and protesters in southern Nepal when government officials held a public meeting to gain citizen input to the constitution, according to news reports from the region. The protesters threw chairs at the deputy prime minister.

This isolated country between India and China historically has been a Hindu nation, and most protesters are demanding a return to that status. Nepalese monarchs advocated Hinduism, and the people believed their monarchs were the reincarnation of Vishnu, a Hindu god.

Please pray that the government may adopt a constitution which allows Christians freedom to express and declare their faith

To learn more visit the FPCoU Mission Board website

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“The Frightening Prospect Facing the Cause of God in Ulster! ”

Jeremiah 12:7-11.

A sermon preached by Rev Ivan Foster in Newtownabbey FPC on Lord’s Day evening, 19th July, 2015.

Man is the same today as he was back in the times of the OT.

The Lord remains the same because, He is “infinite, eternal, and unchangeable, in His being, wisdom, power, holiness, justice, goodness, and truth. ”

The sin of men today therefore brings the same response from the Lord as ever it did.
The analysis of man’s condition and the only cure given by the Lord was accurate a thousand years ago and more and remains effective still.

That being so, we can scan the future in the Bible’s records of the past. What happened to Israel following its backsliding and sin will likewise happen to the converted Gentiles today.

It is for this reason that we can look at these verses and see what lies ahead of Ulster’s Christians if there is not a taking heed of the lessons laid down for us. We may say with Paul: “for our sakes, no doubt, this is written, ” 1 Corinthians 9:10.

The consequences of backsliding and defiance of God is most terrible indeed! Hear what God says. “I have forsaken mine house, I have left mine heritage, ” Jeremiah 12:7-8.

The wonderful promise of Hebrews 13:5 must never be abused. That is not a promise without conditions. Disobedience of God is not ignored by Him.

The true believer will never be so wholly forsaken of God as to lose his soul but sin will cost us the presence and blessing of God just as it cost David such. Psalm 51:11-12.

That is the inevitable cost of sin in this life! Ulster’s Christians are facing a future void of these joys and blessings if there is not a heeding of the decline taking place amongst us.

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Latest news stories

PM must address the intrinsic problems in Stormont arrangements

Talks in Dublin and London today on Stormont crisis – (This shows how far the sell-out has gone when Dublin is fully involved in our affairs!!)

DUP to call for revival of Northern Ireland ceasefire monitoring system – (Anything other than pull the plug and lose their pay cheques!!)

Staying in Stormont Executive makes life very difficult for DUP – (Difficult it might be but it is vitally important to their pockets!!)

Nesbitt right to quit Executive, says ex-First Minister Trimble – (That’s an endorsement that comforts I’m sure!!)

DUP slam UUP leader’s comments about First Minister as ‘misleading’ ‘dirty and deceitful’ – (Nothing like letting Sinn Fein/IRA off the hook!!)

Contradictions abound as Nesbitt wrong-foots DUP

NIO staying silent on Stormont options

Not Sinn Féin’s job to solve crime, says McDonald – (Usually solving it by engaging in another!!)

Why ex-IRA men killing each other really does matter for all of Ireland

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August 31

Why I will complain to Assembly over MLA’s tweet about my IRA rape

3 charts that show what Catholics and Protestants really think about the moral issues splitting Christianity in two

IRA linked to 45 violent post-ceasefire deaths

DUP leader Peter Robinson criticises ‘illogical’ UUP move – (Why then has the DUP said that they are contemplating the same move???!!!)

DUP slam UUP leader’s comments about First Minister as ‘misleading’ ‘dirty and deceitful’

UUP facing criticism over Stormont exit

Stormont crisis: This is not the time to flee the battlefield, says Peter Robinson

Parties urged to throw SF off Policing Board

Provos could easily switch back to a military footing

Everyone but the UUP is downplaying Sinn Féin’s problems

Sinn Fein denials have made fools of the Irish people

Still obediently following Fenian instruction booklet

Willie Frazer: After dad’s murder, mum stopped us taking the law into our own hands

UUP to walk out of Northern Ireland Executive after ruling body endorses Mike Nesbitt proposal

Declassified Files: RUC in 1985 a motivated force winning terror battle

August 29

Nesbitt says ‘no trust’ due to SF stance IRA does not exist

DUP and Sinn Fein savage UUP for quitting Executive

Analysis: DUP seem to be making their bed – within the Executive

UUP leader Mike Nesbitt is taking his biggest gamble yet

Vatican ex-envoy Wesolowski dies ahead of abuse trial – (He now knows justice!!)

It is the system of mandatory coalition which has failed -TUV

Top SF figure Sean ‘Spike’ Murray still under investigation over IRA gun-running

William McCrea was not blocked from Lords, says DUP

TUV chief’s anger at Robert McCartney investigation ‘deal’

British and Irish governments should focus on IRA’s €400 million global assets

Robinson has about a week to make decision on whether to stay in Executive

What really happened to (Republic of) Ireland’s Great War soldiers after they returned home?

Pope Francis sends letter praising gay children’s book – (You could expect nothing less from an antichrist!!)

Tullyvallen massacre, 40 years on: ‘The memories never really go away’

Willie Frazer: After dad’s murder, mum stopped us taking the law into our own hands

Declassified files: More than 2,000 of Adams’ votes believed to have been fake

Gerry Adams’ credibility is now beyond repair

IRA’s omerta means Sinn Féin is unfit to govern our Republic

August 28

DUP: Stormont ‘usual business cannot continue until IRA claims resolved’

Provisional IRA claims strong enough to force Sinn Fein out, say DUP

‘It can’t be business as usual’ says Dodds over IRA involvement in Kevin McGuigan murder – (But was business as usual after McCartney and Quinn murders – WHY??)

A brutal IRA murder that’s left Stormont on the brink – try spinning your way out of this one, Gerry

Police seize McGuigan alibi evidence months after murder of ex-IRA commander Gerard ‘Jock’ Davison

Tories hit out at “pathetic role” of UUP in “joke” executive

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin calls for probe on Sinn Féin finance

McCartney family right to feel betrayed in search for justice

‘I was abused by nuns in a Dublin Catholic-run orphanage’

Migrant crisis: More than 70 bodies found in Austria lorry

August 27

DUP will seek SF exclusion from Northern Ireland Executive

The DUP says it is prepared to quit Stormont over IRA claims – (WATCH THIS SPACE!!!)

UUP threat plunges Executive into fresh crisis

TUV Welcome UUP Leaving Executive

Analysis: Nesbitt’s Robinson-esque move discomfits DUP and imperils Stormont

Stormont crisis: Nesbitt has led, and DUP will probably follow

The DUP will be digging escape tunnels already

UUP withdrawal from Executive ‘hypocritical’ – DUP

Sinn Féin: Ulster Unionists ‘trying to create crisis’ – (Of course, IRA on a murder rampage again is not a crisis!!!!!)

UUP’s decision to quit ‘wholly discredited Executive’ welcomed by TUV leader Jim Allister

Stormont crisis: Thank goodness for a party with backbone, says Ann Travers

Provos still getting away with murder and with a barrage of shamfaced lies

PSNI agreed not to pursue Provos who cleaned up McCartney murder scene if IRA helped catch killers, MLA alleges

Garda chief forced into U-turn on IRA stance

Ex-DUP adviser David McConaghie found guilty of filming colleague for sexual gratification

Ex-DUP adviser found guilty of toilet voyeurism

Ex-DUP adviser guilty of voyeurism by hiding camera in constituency office toilets

David McConaghie voyeurism conviction: Simpson welcomes verdict

No reaction, no explanation and no apology as DUP aide David McConaghie who used a secret camera to spy on women in toilet is convicted of voyeurism

Sinn Fein ‘not deterred’ by paint bomb attack on office and graffiti

August 26

Ulster Unionist Party intends to leave NI Executive – says leader

Live updates: UUP ‘to withdraw from Executive’

‘Significant’ UUP announcement due amid revelations IRA still exists

UUP gags officials as rumours of exit grow

Fianna Fáil leader, Micheál Martin criticises Theresa Villiers over IRA response

PSNI chief Hamilton criticised for sharing stage with Sinn Fein

Key suspect in Kevin McGuigan murder arrested in city centre

Garda Commissioner ordered to carry out urgent report into the activities of the IRA – just months after denying the Provos’ existence

Garda Commissioner O’Sullivan should have heeded gardaí’s reports before absolving the IRA

Garda chief feels heat over IRA statements

Michael McDowell: Abolition of Provisional IRA was never on the cards

Sinn Féin (Gerry Kelly) man’s role in grotesque political pantomime

PIRA ‘allowed to continue as unarmed husk’ says former Irish justice minister McDowell – (He had his chance to do something but didn’t!!)

Unwritten policy has been to play down the Provos’ crimes

IRA claims a blatant lie, says son of murdered Republic prison officer

Claims IRA has gone away a ‘blatant lie’, says Austin Stack

Secret meeting in 2013 ‘proves that IRA still exists’ – (The truth is out there and will yet emerge!!)

Kevin McGuigan murder fallout: DUP and UUP told to stand firm in Executive – (Its difficult for ‘jelly’ to stand in any fashion!!)

August 25

Theresa Villiers says IRA existence no surprise to government – (All along British Governments have told us that the IRA threat was gone!!!)

UUP to consider leaving NI Executive

If IRA is intact then Sinn Fein must be excluded from power – (That will never happen for London is too frightened of further IRA terrorism!!)

Unionists warn against ‘fudging’ response to IRA allegations – (They accepted a ‘fudge’ when Paul Quinn was murdered!!)

Victim’s father claims IRA’s structures never dismantled

(Dublin) Coalition cowers in face of new IRA threat – (As does Stormont unionists!!)

Dublin orders ‘fresh assessment’ of Provisional IRA activity

Everybody will believe what they want to believe to keep the Assembly alive

How IRA’s return to violence silenced the SDLP

Provos pose an ‘insidious threat’ – Tánaiste

Individuals linked to IRA still involved in crime, says Garda

Only ordinary voters can stop SF’s fantasy peace process

Our political elite rushes to appease Republican propaganda machine

August 24

Ian Paisley: Sinn Fein are no longer fit for Government – (That implies that they were fit for a time which is blatantly false!!)

Kevin McGuigan murder: Provisional IRA still exists, says PSNI chief

Tissue of lies: PSNI’s stunning admission that IRA still exists

IRA’s structure activated at will, says police union

PSNI chief constable ‘believes the IRA still exists’ – Unionist leader

No, they haven’t gone away – IRA leadership still rules crime world

McGuigan murder shows that the IRA is intact, armed and killing

‘IRA killed my boy and Sinn Fein know who did it’, says mother of Paul Quinn – (The truth will yet come out concerning Sinn Fein!!)

Ex-top detective: In IRA’s eyes, McGuigan murder is not breaking ceasefire

‘Ambiguity’ of PSNI statement blasted by TUV

Time for clarity on the IRA’s position

Only a fool believes IRA disappeared into ether – (What does that make the DUP!!!)

IRA may still be active in Northern Ireland, Minister claims – (David Ford was always slow on the uptake!!!)

Finger pointing at the IRA

Provo command’s own probe of ‘Jock’ killing condemned McGuigan to death

Kevin McGuigan murder: PSNI knew for 10 years the IRA had not gone away – (How reprehensible of Unionist politicians to silence the police in order to conceal this wickedness and keep Stormont afloat!!)

Provisional IRA may have left stage, but not theatre – (Armed and just waiting in the wings, in other words!!)

Garda Commissioner scored own goal by dodging questions on PIRA’s existence

SDLP silent on ‘exclusion motion’ against Sinn Fein – (SDLP have always ‘moved forward’ by looking over their shoulder!!)

August 21

Stormont teeters as parties demand terror clarification

Ambiguity gives republicans wriggle room

Provos still getting away with murder, no change there

Kevin McGuigan murder: Police link Provisional IRA to killing in Belfast – (Gerry Adams was right, they haven’t gone away – nor have their guns!!)

PSNI: We suspect PIRA members were involved in McGuigan murder

Kevin McGuigan murder: Top PSNI officer confirms worst kept secret… members of the IRA carried out killing

Kevin McGuigan: Peter Robinson in warning over ex-IRA man’s murder in Belfast

McGuigan murder: DUP threatens move to bar SF from Executive

Kevin McGuigan: Reaction to PSNI’s assessment on murder

Gerry Adams’ silence on Kevin McGuigan murder is deafening

Kevin McGuigan murder: Man appears in court on firearms charge

Kevin McGuigan murder: Gun charge man ‘still murder suspect’

Landmark action as families to sue loyalist church deacon and the state over murder of their loved ones

How Many IRA Murders are the Failed Institutions Worth?

North Korea orders troops on war footing after exchanging fire with South

Declassified files: Gerry Kelly and other IRA men ‘planned second escape’

Troubles victims’ families want to know who murdered them and why, says MP

Chilcot Inquiry delays ‘a disgrace for families of soldiers killed in Iraq’

NAMA scandal: Jamie Bryson promises ‘explosive, career-ending evidence’

August 20

Shankill bomber released after questioning on McGuigan murder – (Usual high publicity arrest – low publicity release!!!)

Calls to revoke licence of IRA bomber after new arrest

Kevin McGuigan murder: Word on street says it was the IRA… but Chief Constable Hamilton needs proof – (That’s the story of police versus IRA terrorists!!)

Glengormley residents welcome Somme mural in place of UVF gunmen

Jamie Bryson could give evidence to Nama probe

Gay Christian couple in battle to overturn same-sex marriage ban – (God’s view on what a ‘Christian’ is doesn’t count with such!!!)

Britain to pay for migrants to be flown home from Calais

August 19

Newtownabbey graffiti ‘bid to deter Protestants’ from Felden housing area

Roman Catholic Church in Scotland issues apology for child abuse

Catholic Archbishop Tartaglia apologises to child abuse victims

Catholic Church in Scotland must support and apologise to abuse survivors, says review that followed Cardinal Keith O’Brien scandal

Shankill bomber (Sean Kelly) arrested over murder of Kevin McGuigan

Funeral of father-of-nine Kevin McGuigan gunned down in suspected IRA feud takes place

Kevin McGuigan: Funeral held for murdered ex-IRA man

Violence does not solve problems, mourners at Kevin McGuigan funeral told – (A little late to give such advice to an IRA family!!!)

Executive Parties Challenged on Secret Plan to Hide Names of Killers

Who is Ready to Help the IRA? – TUV

TUV: State IRA role in murder of Kevin McGuigan

August 18

McGuigan murder weapon may have been part of an IRA stash

Three arrested in former IRA man Kevin McGuigan murder investigation

Kevin McGuigan murder: Killer threatened to shoot woman when they collided as he fled bloody scene

A zombie Assembly would be final, cruellest insult for Peter Robinson

Pro-IRA graffiti in Newtownabbey warns Protestants will be ‘bombed, burnt-out and shot’

Sinister graffiti threat at new housing scheme condemned as ‘despicable’

New Troubles commission won’t name murderers

August 17

Provos who shot Kevin McGuigan ‘murdered another last year’

Chief Constable faces big call that could ultimately decide Stormont’s future – (Justice or political expediency???)

Palace Barracks breach boosts dissident republicans after a series of setbacks

SDLP’s Pat Catney declines DUP nomination

Paddy Hill claims IRA terrorist took a 10 minute bus ride to a bar before raising alarm about Birmingham pub bombs

‘Do we want the “terrorist” Gerry Adams in (Irish) Cabinet? No, we don’t’

Same-sex marriage bill introduced to Australian parliament – but doomed to fail

August 15

VJ Day: Queen to lead 70th anniversary commemorations

It is right to remember soldiers on VJ Day…soon they will all be gone

Police investigate explosion at MI5 headquarters in Northern Ireland

Palace Barracks: Van explosion a ‘possible fire bomb’

Palace Barracks explosion: Major review of security ordered at MI5 base in wake of bomb blast

Jeremy Corbyn could undermine Northern Ireland peace process if he becomes Labour leader, rival claims

Sally Jones: Isis recruiter spotted ‘back in Britain’ after claims terror organisation is now focusing on ‘lone wolf’ attacks

Calais mayor says she will ‘open border’ to migrants trying to get to UK

Kevin McGuigan murder: Belfast victim under threat from republicans

Police reject criticism of ability to conduct ‘proper’ McGuigan murder probe

Short Strand on knife-edge as relative ‘vows he will kill every Provo in area’

Daughter blames IRA for Short Strand murder – (We shall now see just how real was Peter Robinson’s threat of action if IRA was involved!!)

Kevin McGuigan murdered three months after Jock Davison, this is a chilling warning from the IRA: don’t dare cross us

Kevin McGuigan: An IRA enforcer who lived and died by the gun. But did his old friends pull trigger?

Kevin McGuigan murder: Sinn Fein has to show that it’s prepared to defend the peace

David Cameron’s anger over ‘pensions for IRA terrorists’ scheme

Loyalist paint bomb attacks on Ardoyne homes ‘sectarian intimidation’

Man charged over attacks on memorial to Scots soldiers

August 14

Queen to defy VJ Day terror threat

Two held in Belfast over shooting of prominent republican Kevin McGuigan

Kevin McGuigan murder: Peter Robinson warns of political repercussions if PIRA is involved – (How empty are DUP threats!! Just what are they prepared to do if IRA is involved? Answer: NOTHING!!)

We’ve Heard all the DUP Empty Threats Following Murder Before

Peace process threat as former prisoner shot dead

Kevin McGuigan: Ex-IRA man Belfast murder ‘ruthless’ say police

McGuigan quizzed over Davison killing as witness

Police say bin blast the work of dissidents

Reality is a united Ireland is further away than ever

Thousands of Irish died at Gallipoli 100 years ago. We can’t hide that

Lord Janner ordered to appear in court over abuse claims

August 13

Kevin McGuigan, a former member of the Provisional IRA, shot dead in east Belfast’s Short Strand area – (The Saviour said: “all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword,” Matthew 26:52.)

Murder probe launched after man is shot dead in East Belfast

‘This is payback for Jock Davison’ – IRA hitman Kevin McGuigan killed in a hail of bullets at his Belfast home- Provisional IRA members are the chief suspects – (Gerry Adams was correct, ‘they haven’t gone away’!!!)

Ex-IRA gunman shot dead in apparent revenge killing – (By the IRA, it should be noted!!)

TUV Demands No Cover Up Over Short Strand Murder

UDA Paramilitary group threaten drug dealers

Prosecute parents of rioting children, urges DUP peer Lord Morrow

Parents of rioting children ‘should be held accountable’

Tony Blair ‘should be dragged in shackles to war crimes court’, father of dead solider says

MP Gavin Robinson challenges Bombardier over decision to ban Union flag dice

ISIS truck bomb blast in Baghdad kills at least 76 and injures more than 200

August 12

ISIS bombers ‘have been in Britain for 6 weeks’ as their trainer warns ‘attack WILL happen’

Even the TALIBAN are sickened by ISIS’ savage executions in Afghanistan

Wolfe Tones challenged over IRA song at Belfast festivals

Sinn Fein still richest party by far, but both it and DUP live beyond their means

Martin McGuinness blasted for calling hunger striker a ‘hero’ at Bellaghy commemoration

Many Ulster Protestants also died in the Irish potato famine of the 1840s

David Cameron told paramilitary assaults on Northern Ireland children must end

Northern Ireland troops set to train Ukrainian forces

Australia’s conservatives scupper gay marriage law

Australian PM blocks MPs from backing same sex marriage

Tony Abbott’s government ‘will never introduce same-sex marriage’, Australia’s opposition claims

MH17 Team Finds ‘Possible’ Missile Parts

August 11

One of the ‘Hooded Men’ is charged with assisting IRA – (Before Dublin’s Special Criminal Court!!)

Gerry Adams’ cousin Kevin Hannaway in Dublin court on terrorism charge

‘Hooded man’ Kevin Hannaway appears in court charged with assisting the IRA

‘Hooded man’ litigant charged with helping IRA

Apprentice Boys bus attack victim doesn’t blame Dungiven people

Sinn Féin anger at return of British soldiers

Be grateful and ignore Sinn Fein’s victimhood myth

Anti-internment bonfire forced homelessness charity to move

Charges over petrol bombs at Belfast anti-internment march

Republican anti-internment rally ‘a shameful attempt to stoke tensions’ in Belfast

Threat to burn home over Union flag bed sheets

‘Wolfe Tones’ accuse DUP of “nit-picking” over IRA chant

August 10

IRA ‘responsible’ for killings blamed on loyalists

Fianna Fáil TDs say coalition with SF possible – if Adams goes

Police urge calm amid Isis threat to kill Queen

Nine officers injured after Belfast anti-internment parade violence

Two people charged over Belfast republican parade disorder

Anti-internment parade: PSNI hold the line on fraught day of disorder and disruption

Dungiven: Four people injured after bus returning from Apprentice Boy’s parade attacked with stones

Dungiven bus attack: Woman loses teeth in brick attack

Attack on bus in Dungiven from Apprentice Boys Parade ‘evil’

Sinn Fein and SDLP unite to condemn sectarian bus attack on Apprentice Boys supporters

Extremists in; brave servants out: Britain makes me despair – Col Tim Collins

Masked men hammer nails into man’s hands in Belfast

Man nailed to table by UDA ‘was victim of a set-up’

Over 1,350 sign petition demanding an Easyjet apology for Twelfth ban

Sinn Fein hits out at Sammy Wilson over fraud allegations

Sinn Fein’s attempt to seize the myth of 1916

August 7

Afghanistan: Taliban attacks in Kabul ‘due to infighting’

Frankie Boyle insults disabled and laughs at rape, but could he summon up the courage to mock the IRA? (Of course not – He was at a ‘Republican Festival’ after all!!)

Now police say EMAIL if you’ve been burgled

1 juror firmly opposed death penalty for theater shooter James Holmes

Sinn Fein objects to Apprentice Boys parade Union Flags

Graeme McDowell doesn’t seem too keen on representing Ireland in the Olympics

Relief of Derry celebrations

August 6

Lord Janner fit to answer charges of historic sex abuse, magistrate rules

Lord Janner told he must attend court hearing

Janner Ordered To Attend Abuse ‘Trial’ Hearing

Kids Company sex abuse claims were not passed on, says alleged victim

Jeremy Corbyn refuses to condemn IRA for terrorist atrocities

Wilson wants Sinn Féin benefits probe

3,000 sign up to end terrorists’ day release

Online petition set up demanding EasyJet apologise to Orange Order over Twelfth in-flight magazine row

Pastor McConnell: Court hears he ‘did not incite hatred or encourage violence against Muslims’

Pastor James McConnell solicitor argues preacher ‘did not incite hatred or encourage violence against Muslims’

Bombardier Shorts employee hauled in front of HR over Union flag fluffy dice – (Read this see how far ‘anti-unionist’ madness has gone in Ulster!!)

Union Flag Dice – Bombardier Action Preposterous – TUV leader Jim Allister

Thought police have lost run of themselves entirely

Bombardier Shorts worker in Union flag dice row says firm is not inclusive – (Would ‘GB’ on licence plates, or name of British car manufacturer also be offensive??)

Time to end the Catholic monopoly on our children’s schools in Irish Republic

Groom sues bride for not looking pretty without make-up – (Could be the start of a new trend!!!)

Muslim preacher, Anjem Choudary charged with supporting a terror organisation

PUP defends member proud of Miami Showband killers

DUP MP describes Nama claims as “a lot of ado about nothing” – (I wonder why!!!???)

August 5

Republican, AAD, admits it carried out shootings and bombings

AAD threaten to “execute” republican’s killers

Does Amnesty think IRA killings of security force members were legitimate?

Edward Heath claims: Brothel keeper denies accusing former PM

Ted Heath allegations: Jersey victims’ lawyer says linking former PM to child sex abuse like ‘pinning down a jellyfish’

‘Satanic Islam’ sermon Belfast cleric McConnell to make first court appearance

Leicestershire police ‘ignore’ attempted burglaries at odd-numbered houses

Orange Order slams easyJet over ‘Twelfth’ apology

DUP and Orange Order hit out at EasyJet’s Twelfth apology

Candidate for Labour’s leadership, Jeremy Corbyn vows to bring abortion and same-sex marriage to Northern Ireland as victims blast refusal to condemn IRA terror – (What a wonderful man !!!!)

Jeremy Corbyn the artful dodger: A transcript of his Nolan interview

Nama team to quiz TD Mick Wallace over Northern Ireland land deal claims in Dail

August 4

Planned Parenthood official: Abortion procedures, prices altered to meet demand

Sinn Féin Minister alleges M15 link with dissident republicans

Claire Hanna: My colleague wrong over coffin of INLA man

GCHQ may be spying on Northern Ireland Assembly members after policy change, claims Amnesty

IRA victims fear worst as Libyan spy’s execution looms

Aviation open day blocked again by Sinn Fein – (This shows the powerlessness of the First Minister under the terms of power-sharing with Sinn Fein/IRA)

End could be nigh for Ballymena park preachers

Easyjet apologises for promoting the Twelfth on flights after complaint from blogger

Sir Edward Heath: Five police forces investigating abuse claims

Ted Heath child sex abuse claims: Footage shows Tory whip saying government could cover up scandals involving MPs and ‘small boys’

British Link To Smuggling At Migrant Camp

Jeremy Corbyn: Tony Blair could face war crimes trial over ‘illegal Iraq invasion’

August 3

Internment parade organisers to defy commission

Organisers should re-route internment rally

Republicans set to take legal action over plan to fly Union Flag at Council offices

Rows over flags, a UDR memorial and now prayers before meetings: Is this NI’s most divided council?

DUP silent on councillor Ruth Patterson attending UDA parade

PSNI probe south Belfast loyalist parade after ‘paramilitary display’ claims

Strabane graveyard bomb an ‘attempt to kill police officers’

Ted Heath abuse claims: Met police investigating

Man accuses Sir Edward Heath of raping him as a boy

Claim Sir Edward Heath raped 12-year-old boy

Scotland Yard ‘probes child sex abuse claims against Sir Edward Heath’

Alliance Party MLAs will be told to vote for same-sex marriage

Sammy Wilson to stand down as an MLA

As Sammy Wilson steps down from the Assembly, he says he fears for its survival

Gerry Adams knows, but can’t admit, that Irish unity is a long, long way away

Frankie Boyle so vile that he even managed to split Sinn Fein

NI dissent as unions back Jeremy Corbyn for Labour leader – (Corbyn has shown himself to be a friend of terrorists in the past!!)

Easter Rising should be seen as start of ongoing civil war

August 2

Belfast Pride calls for marriage equality in the North – (Its not equality but perversity that is sought!!)

IRA abuse victim, Mairia Cahill delivers Feile lecture

Mairia Cahill ‘lays a few ghosts to rest’ and lambasts IRA during festival lecture

Maíria Cahill calls on Dublin to examine abuse claims

Chaos fears as dissidents vow to flout Belfast parade ruling

Anti-internment parade two years ago was scene of violence

Tackling the issue of ‘Special Advisers’

Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa commemoration kicks off Easter Rising centenary season

Church of England Bishop criticises Cameron for describing migrants as a ‘swarm’ – (What an idiot! Whatever happened to metaphorical language?)

Politicians warn of ‘anarchy on streets’ as UDA erects recruitment posters across Coleraine – (Political vacuums always give rise to such actions!!)

Strabane: ‘Mortar-type device’ found in security alert near graveyard

Ian Gow: Adviser to Mrs Thatcher, killed for his unionism

40 years ago – Miami Showband massacre: Drummer escaped ambush by going home to parents

There won’t be enough RC priests for Ireland – but regular people will step in?

August 1

Bin Laden family ‘on Blackbushe Airport crash plane’

Osama bin Laden’s family members killed in plane crash at Hampshire’s Blackbushe Airport

Restrictions on Belfast republican parade after ‘offensive’ behaviour

Low turnout for parade to honour UDA killers – (Protestants have never given substantial support to UDA/UVF in contrast to the RC support for Sinn Fein/IRA!!)

Co Louth man guilty of possessing NI bound car bomb

Two atrocities that illustrated the true nature of terrorism

Sinn Féin accused of undermining 1916 Dublin Rising programme

The government, Sinn Féin and the battle for 2016 … It starts today

Former Anglo Irish Bank officials jailed over tax conspiracy

July 31

Stormont welfare reform: Patient may already be dead by time antidote is found

Tensions high as Army joins PSNI in Londonderry home raids

Sinn Fein concern over Londonderry Army searches ‘illogical’

Unionists hit out over proposal for a neutral flag at Stormont

Jean McConville murder: Republican Ivor Bell will find out in October if he is to stand trial

I won’t be gagged says Mairia Cahill as lawyers fire off a warning to festival over her lecture

Irish Appeal court clears last legal obstacle to same-sex marriage

Greece crisis escalates as IMF witholds support for a new bail-out deal

Barter booms in cash-strapped rural Greece for the first time since Nazi occupation

RC Priest performs exorcism from a helicopter to banish evil from Italian town where several churches have been robbed and defiled. (Should have taken a flight over the Vatican!!!!)

House of Lords: 20 peers claim £1.6m during past five years – and never speak in debates

Ultra-Orthodox man stabs six people at gay pride march in Jerusalem

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December 2014


Predictably getting the siege all wrong

ATT2by Australian commentator Bernard Gaynor who has a background in military intelligence, Arabic language and culture and has returned from three Iraq deployments.

The following article, though written for Australian readers in the context of the recent tragic events in Sydney, can be easily understood by readers here in the United Kingdom where the same stupid and blind “head-in-the-sand” attitude is adopted and propagated by the “liberal political elite” in the face of an even greater Muslim threat than that which faces Australia.

It is the spirit of Neville Chamberlain gone mad!!

Australia has woken to the devastating news that two hostages died in the Lindt Café last night. Like all Australians, my thoughts and prayers are with the families of those now grieving. Read more

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The birth of Christ . . . WHEN and WHY?

The substance of a sermon preached on Lord’s Day 23rd December 2002, in Kilskeery Free Presbyterian Church by Rev. Ivan Foster.

This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief, 1 Timothy 1:15.

This is a timely topic since we are surrounded by the many evidences of the world’s celebration of the birth of Christ. It has to be said that many people have expressed reservations about the nature of the celebrations and whether they really have any relationship to the coming into the world of the Son of God. I suppose you do not have to search very far to see the reasons for such concerns. That the police and the various authorities, linked with safety on the roads, should be required to make special appeals at this time of year to try and curtail people from drinking to excess in celebration of Christmas, does raise the question of whether such activity is in keeping with a marking of the birth of the Redeemer of men from sin. Very obviously, it is not. Read more

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Rick Warren – the Champion of Reunion with Rome

By Rev Ivan Foster

Good friends in Australia sent me a link to a video (watch it below) featuring Rick Warren pleading the cause of cooperation and unity with Popery.

As I watched the video I was carried back to the earlier days of Ecumenism when people like the late Dr Michael Ramsey, the Archbishop of Canterbury from 1961 until 1974, was one of the chief apostles of Unity with Rome. Rick Warren fills the shoes of Ramsey very well indeed. Indeed, this so-called “Evangelical Pastor” “out-Ramseys” Ramsey when it comes to promoting the cause of Rome.

He takes upon himself the task of defending Rome’s doctrines of Mariolatry and explaining away the differences that the Reformers highlighted and declared to be marks of a system of Antichrist.

The video, put out by the “Catholic News Service”, not surprisingly, has the Saddleback Church minister attempting to explain away Rome’s idolatrous system. He is clearly seen telling Protestants that they have it all wrong and then going on to claim that Rome and Protestantism hold the same views on the Trinity, the Bible, Salvation through the Lord Jesus Christ and he even defends and seeks to justify the use of prayers to the Virgin Mary and the saints! Read more

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How God makes saints: The pope’s way and God’s way compared.

Dec1401a“And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins,” Ephesians 2:1.

On Lord’s Day, November 23rd, 2014, the Pope, as arrogant as any that ever went before him, despite the media’s depiction of him as a ‘humble man’, took upon himself the power to ‘make’ some new saints!

These are the words he employed during the ‘ceremony’.

“We declare and define Blesseds Giovanni Antonio Farina; Kuriakose Elias Chavara of the Holy Family; Ludovico da Casoria; Nicola da Longobardi; Eufrasia Eluvathingal of the Sacred Heart and Amato Ronconi to be Saints and we enrol them among the Saints, decreeing that they are to be venerated as such by the whole Church.”

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KICS assembly talks on the Return of the Lord Jesus

Each day In Kilskeery Independent Christian School, the afternoon begins with an assembly centred upon a study of God’s Word. On September 2nd, the school began its 35th year.

Rev Ivan Foster, retired former minister of Kilskeery Free Presbyterian Church and former Administrator of the congregation’s Christian school has been asked to conduct the Tuesday and Thursday assemblies this year.

He has chosen as his theme – “The Return of the Lord Jesus Christ”. Below you can listen to the most recent recordings of the talks to the pupils.

Please pray for this work amongst children since it depends entirely upon the Lord for its continued witness.

Listen to all the posted audio files in this series here.

Part 25

Part 26

Part 27

Part 28

Part 29

Part 30

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December 29

DUP MP William McCrea wanted ‘Libya-type airstrikes’ against Dundalk and Drogheda

RUC tipped off the Garda about Robinson’s ‘invasion’ of Clontibret

Dublin wanted Divis Flats demolished to reduce influence of Sinn Féin

Former Dublin Justice Minister, Alan Shatter declares war on Sinn Fein ‘fascists’ and party ‘bully-boys’ – ‘a fascist party dressed up in sheep’s clothes’ -(What a pity the DUP can’t see this!)

Provo and UVF thugs join forces in crime

Pearse McAuley charged after wife stabbed in County Cavan

Adams rewriting of Provo history sees McAuley-types lionised by SF

Papers show pressure before London buckled over Anglo-Irish pact

New York police chief backs officers in growing revolt

Assisted dying must be legalised, demand key figures – Lord Carey, the former Archbishop of Canterbury amongst them

December 27

DUP facing a rough ride as it ponders whether to back Sinn Fein Speaker

DUBLIN PAPERS: Thatcher feared Asian rising – (Dublin has an even greater say in NI affairs now thanks to the DUP)

DUBLIN PAPERS: Fitzgeralds slammed plan to redraw NI border

DUBLIN PAPERS: Taoiseach pushed for several police forces in Northern Ireland

Thatcher warned of ‘civil war’ in North over any Anglo-Irish power-sharing deal

Vatican disinclined to invest in ‘poor’ states like Ireland – Dublin sounded out Holy See about possibility of investment in mid-1960s

£2bn loan deal for Northern Ireland branded ‘a Third World bailout’

McCabe IRA killer to face more garda questions on stabbing of his own estranged wife

SF crisis after garda killer held over wife’s stabbing

Pearse McAuley charged after wife stabbed in County Cavan

Pearse McAuley has long history as top Provo

Islamic State fighters are moving ever closer towards Israel

Northern Irish police may refuse to march behind Martin Galvin on St. Patrick’s Day

IRA’s Marita Ann arms shipment ‘betrayed by mole’

December 26

TUV commentary on the Stormont House Agreement – (This commentary highlights the utter betrayal of Historic Unionism in the face of Republican aggression by the DUP and UUP)

Provo killer Pearse McAuley placed under armed guard after wife is stabbed

‘Ireland is very close to the Pope’s heart – I think a visit here is possible’

‘Alcohol saturated’ areas soar as measures fail to dilute late-night drinking culture

December 25

Detective Garda Jerry McCabe killer (IRA man Pearse McAuley) held after wife is stabbed

Garda killer Pearse McCauley quizzed after former SF councillor stabbed in house in Kilnaleck, Co Cavan

West Belfast, Springhill deaths: New inquest into army killings of July 1972

‘This is not Ferguson’: Black mayor defends white officer who shot dead teen

EXCLUSIVE: Ice in the Arctic and Antarctic is ‘not melting’, says global warming expert

December 24

Stormont deal covers parades, justice, culture and more

Stormont crisis talks: Deal done, but there’s still blanks to be filled

Sinn Féin leaders will commend deal to party members

Northern Ireland politicians stumble over flags and marches

After Weeks of Talks Stormont Remains Unfit for Purpose

PSNI could walk behind Martin Galvin at St Patrick’s Day parade in New York

December 23

‘Investigate deaths linked to child sex ring’ – Labour MP calls for investigations into deaths of men who tried to “blow the whistle” on alleged Westminster sex ring

Child abuse inquiry must ‘investigate historic murders of men with child abuse evidence’ – (The moral quagmire at the heart of Westminster!)

Labour MP, Simon Danczuk: child abuse inquiry is being deliberately sabotaged by Government

Terrifying reality of ISIS mission to ‘enthusiastically kill hundreds of millions of people’ revealed by first Western journalist allowed inside brutal regime

51 per cent want to leave the EU! Poll result sparks new demands for early referendum

Northern Ireland devolution ‘at risk if parties do not solve contentious issues’

Robinson: We all need to stretch ourselves for the deal to be done – (More a case of ‘twisting’ than ‘stretching’!!)

Man told Continuity IRA chiefs where prison officer goes rambling with his kids, court hears

Jail for woman who had explosives gear in car, but she’ll walk free in months – (Hardly worth the cost of trial!!!)

On-the-run dissident Tommy Diver taunts police from Thailand

Row over proposal to name mini-park after Prince George

Candlelit vigil held in support of Raymond McCreesh Park – (An illustration of Irish Republican thinking – Murderer’s name OK but a baby’s name anathema)

Commission defends Ashers and IRA play park actions – (This appointed ‘quango’ is representative of the thinking in Stormont)

Education Minister John O’Dowd approves Irish language school with just 15 pupils – while 2,500 teaching staff face the axe

Sinn Fein expenses row: Caral Ni Chuilin forgot to say she paid relative £11,320

Stormont talks: An eleventh week of talking, and still it goes to the wire

December 22

Inside Isis: The first Western journalist ever given access to the ‘Islamic State’ has just returned – and this is what he discovered

Analysis: PM gets little out of Stormont proposal, other than a quieter life

Northern Ireland talks: Ministers hold conference call with David Cameron

Robinson and McGuinness discuss talks progress with PM

‘Paedophile’ dossier naming MPs and peers handed to police

Five Westminster paedophile rings probed by Scotland Yard

Soldier investigated ‘for touching Taliban suspect on nose with piece of paper’ – (Here in Ulster we have unrepentant murderers in government!!!)

KATE HOEY: ‘Tony Blair must be accountable’

Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby ‘trying to bridge gay marriage split’ – (Pity England with such a fool as spiritual leader)

Mairia Cahill scandal makes serious dent in Sinn Fein support – (Doubtful since murder, terrorism and robbery did not!!!)

Northern Bank heist was a brazen crime carried out by an IRA on ceasefire

Paul Givan: Conscience clause MLA a politician on a mission

Quaker DUP man backs Fry in row – (A ‘fly in the ointment’ indeed!!!)

Christian printer who refused gay magazine backs conscience clause Bill

Soldiers killed at Derryad, near Lisnaskea, remembered 25 years on

What’s good for Venezuelan goose isn’t good for Irish gander – To Sinn Fein, people power and free speech are applauded only if exercised by the left

Schools under fire over nativity plays – (Merely the birth of new myths!!)

December 20

10 Years On From Northern Bank Robbery – Still No Sign of IRA’s “Ill-gotten Gains” – Jim Allister, TUV

Stormont ‘breakthrough’ after threat to suspend talks

Northern Ireland parties request £2bn from David Cameron

Welfare reform deal ‘agreed’ after ‘step change’ in Stormont talks

Stormont Executive parties agree deal on welfare reform – paper sent to Government

Grassroots unionists angry at ‘graduated response’: Berry

Unionists claim ‘B’ word exposes peace process as ‘a facade’

Equality row intensifies as DUP responds to Fry’s ‘bigots’ jibe – (Fry’s opposition depicts the Sodomite’s deceitful and wicked hatred of truth)

Sinn Fein silent on Willie Frazer debate call

Bernie Smyth cautioned after protest outside Marie Stopes centre in Belfast

Bernie Smyth cautioned for court order breach

December 19

Westminster paedophile ring: Police investigate murders of three boys

‘Tory MP killed boy during sex attack’: Police investigate 1970s murders of three boys

BBC’s current affairs programmes ‘failing to address radical Islam and other tough topics’ – (It is not hesitant about mocking BIBLE CHRISTIANITY!!)

Gay cake row in US leads to legal action just like Ashers

Stormont: Face facts agreement has failed

Franciscan order of monks investigation finds millions of euros missing

Sinn Fein needs to rethink its unrealistic stance on welfare reform

Teenager shot in leg by three masked men in west Belfast

Pair charged with terrorism offences after ‘IRA meeting’

Irish school move ‘widely opposed’ – (SF Education Minister approved school “contrary to guidance of departmental officials and host of educational experts”)

Nuala O’Loan resigns medical ethics committee over Northern abortion law move

December 18

NI talks deadlocked over Cameron’s financial package

Secretary of State, Theresa Villiers refutes claim Whitehall trying to put debt on Belfast

Stormont draft budget ‘does not really balance’ – PwC

Stormont business advisers – PricewaterhouseCoopers’s damning verdict on Stormont draft budget sparks sharp exchanges

Explosives seized by armed Garda detectives in major blow against dissidents

Gardai foil NI Christmas shoppers bomb plot

Belfast woman accused of trying to kill a PSNI officer with a pipe bomb declared herself “at war with the police”

Newry: Two men charged over dissident republican terror

Political fallout over Irish language use in new council

Why is Irish language divisive issue in Northern Ireland? – (Because the IRA made it the language of sedition and murder!!)

£26m IRA bank haul ‘still out there’

“Gerry Adams was a mendacious, lying b . . . . , Martin was the one we all respected,” says Kieran Conway, former IRA director of intelligence

UUP’s ‘serious questions’ on Dublin’s Troubles role

Stephen Fry says DUP conscience clause bill is ‘sick’ – (Sodomite that he is, that is not surprising!!)

Stephen Fry slammed by DUP over gay cake row comments

Country church building (Church of Ireland) in Cushendun to become village hub

Reverend sorry for Santa gaffe – (One thing a modern cleric must never do is ‘tell the truth’!!)

Parents boycott church after reverend says Santa is not real

December 17

First female bishop (in Church of England) named as the Reverend Libby Lane

Roman Catholic midwives lose abortion case at UK Supreme Court

Roman Catholic midwives must supervise abortions, Supreme Court decides

4-year Al Sweady inquiry clears British soldiers of murder and torture claims

Police criticised for secrecy bid over sex grooming gang

Irish PM, Enda Kenny says Adams ‘won’t let’ McGuinness do North deal

Sinn Fein: McGuinness rejects Taoiseach’s claim as ‘laughable’

Time to waken up to the reality that Sinn Fein has no interest in good government – TUV – (Indeed, the destruction of NI has ever been their objective and Stormont power-sharing was just a means to that end)

Miriam Lord: Gerry taken aback as Enda points finger at SF

Stormont opposition plans outlined to parties and could be put in place as early as March 2015

SF delivers bottom line on welfare reform

Fianna Fáil leader, Micheál Martin: The IRA ‘calls the shots’ in Sinn Féin

Sinn Fein sells ‘fascism with a human face’ – (If you can call either Adams or McGuinness human??!!)

Gerry Adams tells Sinead O’Connor to contact Gardai over abuse claims

1000 letters of support for Raymond McCreesh Park handed into Newry Council – (No diminishing of support for murderers there then!!)

SF’s Mary Lou McDonald may be forced to correct Dail record on probe

December 16

Traditional Catholics ‘in DUP dilemma’ – (If the DUP has moved nearer to Rome than they have moved far away from the BIBLE!!)

NI discord leaves government at risk, warns NI Secretary of State

PM ‘could boost Northern Ireland aid package’ if agreement is reached

David Cameron prepared to provide funds if we agree welfare deal: Peter Robinson

OFMDFM unit costs £170,000 for three full-time staff

Sinn Fein campaign to keep ‘Raymond McCreesh’ playground – named after an IRA man linked to the Kingsmills massacre

IRA ‘child rapist’ is a suspect in murder of missing US tourist Annie McCarrick

Senior IRA man killed missing Irish American top cop claims

Huge questions posed as Sinn Fein moves towards taking power in Irish Republic

Sydney siege: Australia pays tribute to victims killed in Martin Place Lindt cafe shootout

David Cameron: Siege could have happened in the UK

Taliban school attack ‘horrifying’ – 84 children murdered

Pakistan school attack: 126 Taliban hostages feared dead – latest

Garda Comments on Kingsmill Massacre Inquest Challenged

Women sold as sex slaves in Islamic State markets, says UN official

Israel tries to head off UN resolution calling for West Bank withdrawal in two years

Probe after shots are fired over coffin of an INLA man

December 15

Casement Park redevelopment: Stadium planning approval unlawful

Suspected jihadist holds dozens hostage in Sydney cafe as tense standoff continues

Sydney siege: Five escape cafe as undisclosed number of hostages held by armed man are forced to display Islamic flag

John Humphrys: Sheltered, liberal BBC staff did not interrogate immigration for fear of appearing ‘racist’

SDLP: Victims ‘see right through’ SF on IRA’s role – (It might be said that people ‘see right through’ SF and behold the IRA!!!)

Sinn Fein are willing to collapse Stormont for votes in Dublin, claims Mike Nesbitt

First minister says PM could improve financial package

Northern Ireland talks: A wasted trip for the deal that never was

Did no one tell David Cameron and Enda Kenny that Northern Ireland’s political leaders can only agree that they disagree about everything?

Sinn Fein’s duplicity damaging

Adams needs to make tough compromises, says Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan

Sinead O’Connor: I was repeatedly molested as a child by a member of Sinn Fein -(The ‘head case’ has just become a member of Sinn Fein!!!????)

Mairia Cahill: ‘I felt like I’d been kicked when Sinead O’Connor joined Sinn Fein’

Nothing compares to super Shinner Sinead O’Connor

Rep of Ireland’s Early recognition of Palestinian state expected

The Provos got so much cash from Northern Bank heist they could not handle it

IRA man a ‘person of interest’ in disappearance of Annie McCarrick

December 13

NI leaders condemn Cameron’s cash offer

David Cameron bails out as Stormont summit ends in embarrassment

North talks: Leaders’ exit a sharp shock to the body politic

Downing Street defends Cameron departure

PM’s early exit speaks volumes on the state of this process

Time to face up to terminal failure of mandatory coalition – Statement by TUV leader Jim Allister

Adams decries ‘amatuerish and ham fisted episode’

Stormont expenses: Taxpayers should have the money which was fraudulently claimed by MLAs reimbursed

Drugs gang chief linked to both loyalist and republican factions, court hears – (Birds of a feather etc., etc!!!)

December 12

BREAKING NEWS: No deal in NI talks, says Prime Minister

At Stormont, an atmosphere of hope and friendship has turned poisonous and divisive – (No change there then!!)

David Cameron leaves NI talks without a deal but promises ‘financial fire power’

Dissident IRA supporter picked as (New York’s) St. Patrick’s Day aide to Grand Marshal Cardinal Dolan

HIA inquiry: Catholic Church admits ‘catastrophically’ failing child abuse victims

Kingsmills massacre suspects given OTR letters

IRA victims: Why is Dublin blanking Kingsmills inquest?

Israel slams Dublin’s backing for Palestinian state

Pope Francis snubs the Dalai Lama at Nobel Peace Prize event

UK citizenship granted without ‘good character’ checks says watchdog

December 11

Israeli and Palestinian officials issue conflicting accounts of autopsy on PA minister

NI talks: David Cameron ‘determined to secure political agreement’

TUV warns against financial spin over the Chequebook Summit

UUP concerned about ‘parallel talks’ – (It is all ‘happiness and light’ up there!!)

SDLP threatens to pull out of talks and warns: Don’t take us for granted – (As I said, it is all ‘happiness and light’ up there!!)

Concerns that smaller parties being sidelined

South Armagh farmer denies drumming up support for IRA in churches – (They mean a monastery and a RC chapel!!)

High-profile Union flag protester Jim Dowson fails in legal attempt to have prosecution halted

SF condemn ‘cowardly’ arson attack – (Likely dissidents giving SF some of their own medicine!!)

NI abortion law: NIHRC to begin legal challenge

Former health minister Edwin Poots condemns ‘bully boy behaviour’ on abortion

Scout Association faces increase in historical sex abuse claims

Continuity IRA ‘planned to smuggle weapon inside loaf’

Secret recordings of Continuity IRA terror plot meetings revealed plans to smuggle weapon inside loaf of bread, court hears

Christian voters left in a quandary – Letter.

BBC Spotlight and Research Services Ireland – Political chicanery which DUP minister needs to expose

Tony Blair summonsed to give evidence over IRA comfort letters scheme

‘Disrespectful’ Blair summoned by MPs over OTR letters

December 10

Dublin expresses ‘cautious optimism’ on North deal

DUP: We haven’t negotiated on parades

Parties deny breaking an agreement not to negotiate over parades

The Unanswered Question for the DUP on Parading and the Talks

Unionist graduated response revealed

Birmingham pub bombings: Ex-IRA chief admits ‘we did it – and I am ashamed’

Ashers showed need for a legally defined conscience right

I feel for Ashers, says publisher who wouldn’t print gay magazine

Tony Blair on the run from Commons inquiry, claims Paisley

December 9

Unionism’s coalition on parades collapses in acrimony

TUV and UKIP withdraw over Ardoyne parade impasse

Ligoneil stance sacrificed over Talks – Joint Statement by Jim Allister and David McNarry

DUP: We haven’t negotiated on parades

McGuinness in ‘all or nothing’ warning over cross-party talks

Peace fund may help Stormont impasse, says Sinn Fein

US believed FBI mole passed secrets to IRA in Thatcher murder plot, files reveal

Hundreds turn out to join Derry republican commemorations – (McGuinness led the commemorations of the death of 4 terrorists)

DUP politician calls for ‘reasonable accommodation’ for religious believers

Platform: ‘Conscience clause’ can help promote tolerance and respect – (there is a Law that commands us not to “respect” wickedness: Ephesians 5:11)

Gay cake aftermath: Sinn Fein are ready to torpedo DUP’s conscience clause – (Of course they are, being allies of the sodomites and abusers)

Rainbow Project accuses DUP of plan to ‘legalise discrimination against LGBT people’ in Northern Ireland with conscience clause – (Their spirit is that disclosed in Genesis 19:4-10)

Stunts can’t hide Sinn Fein secrets

Is the real Mary Lou lost in blind loyalty to Adams?

December 8

Lib Dem and Tory ‘cracks appear’ in UK coalition government – (Maybe they should follow they advice they give Stormont and hold some ‘talks’!!)

UK Coalition civil war deepens as Lib Dems fight back

UK Coalition leaders trade blows over plans for economy

Shutters may come down on Stormont if Sinn Fein doesn’t cut deal on welfare reform

MLA takes BBC to task after Spotlight’s expenses claims

Drumcree: Orangemen ‘proud to be still carrying torch of protest’

Irish government ‘will be challenged over IRA link’

Green Party candidate in Brighton ‘justified’ IRA bomb

Abusing rape victims doesn’t win elections

‘Migrant benefits built my £60k mansion. It’s like FREE money,’ boasts Romanian gypsy

December 6

David Cameron and Enda Kenny to ‘clear their diaries’ to join all-party political talks in Northern Ireland

Enda Kenny should stay at home – TUV

Donaldson: No deal unless Dublin opens up on Troubles

When will London show courage to slap down Dublin?

Samuel Morrison: There is a better way for Northern Ireland to be governed in the interests of both Unionists and Nationalists

Unionist anger at police ‘intolerance’ towards loyalists as flag row raged

Hundreds of millions of euros have been found ‘tucked away’ in accounts of various departments of the Holy See – (Here’s an excuse other gangsters should try!!)

RC Priest sentenced for stealing funds

In his own words: ‘McGuinness was in charge’

Gay Cake: DUP MLA to launch Private Member’s Bill to introduce ‘conscience clause’ into aspects of equality law

Maíria Cahill allegations: Sir Keir Starmer opens prosecution cases review

Cahill controversy has little impact on SF support

Unionist figures make renewed demand for transparency on Dublin collusion

December 5

Vatican finds millions ‘tucked away’, says Cardinal Pell

Hamas leader, Khaled Mashaa says Netanyahu is playing with fire by allowing Jews on Temple Mount

‘Roman’ Catholic Church cuts links with adoption service over same-sex ruling

Garda had IRA moles in 1970s, says ex-Provo

Garda tipped off IRA army council about raid, former Provo intelligence chief reveals

Calls for probe on collusion claims by former IRA man

Corporation tax in jeopardy as Sinn Fein issues a shopping list, including Irish Language Act

Judge throws out bid to overturn block on putting Irish signs on Belfast street

Freckleton vicar and daughter held over newborn baby murder

Vicar and family held in baby murder probe – but police end sex offences quiz

Sinn Fein tops poll in Republic of Ireland as Fine Gael plummets to third place – (Murder, terror and concealment of child abuse means nothing it seems!!!)

Irish Times/IpsosMRBI poll: support for Gerry Adams declines in wake of his response to Mairia Cahill allegations – (Maybe some cannot support such a deceiver)

Israeli authorities bar Adams from entering Gaza

Vicar bailed over baby death

Assembly rules fail to deal with double claiming – TUV

Westminster ‘VIP paedophile ring’ inquiry in crisis as child sex abuse victims slam Theresa May

December 4

Irish police colluded with IRA during Troubles, says former IRA member

Gardaí and Dublin elite colluded with IRA, says ex-insider

Hillary Clinton is cashing in on her fantasy peace process

‘Tax powers depend on talks’ – Chancellor Osborne – (More Westminster bribery)

TUV unconvinced by ‘poisoned carrot’ of tax devolution

Corporation tax: Carrot or stick?

First Minister blames failure of other parties for Corporation Tax delay

Executive ineptitude is responsible for this mess: MLA

Willie Frazer: My cancer tumour has disappeared

US fundraiser Friends of Sinn Féin reports slump in donations

UUP to propose motion on Gerry Adams’ ‘Trojan horse’ remark

Why won’t Mary-Lou (Sinn Fein deputy leader) name the IRA sex abusers?

Sinn Féin picks and chooses approach to whistleblowers

December 3

Cash from Dublin would give it more right to be at talks: Ukip – (In other words, Unionists can be bought!!!)

Confusion over UKIP policy on sex education – (And just about everything else as well!!!!)

Ukip’s Nigel Farage in school sex policy gaffe

Ireland accuses UK of torture as new ‘Hooded Men’ probe is sought

TUV Comments on Irish Government and Hooded Men Case

SF disputes on-air resignation of claimed party member after Kelly backs informers

Ex-mayor of Limavady Sean McGlinchey freed after he is quizzed by detectives investigating ‘shootings and threats’ – (Well, they did hold him for a day!!)

Dungiven: Sinn Féin’s Sean McGlinchey released unconditionally

Police release Sinn Fein councillor Sean McGlinchey

Moy man challenges government over loyalist killing of his parents

Loyalist flags protest: 37 jailed amid 55,000 ‘incidents’ says report

December 2

Poland will block bid to slash EU migrant benefits, minister warns – (Is there no end to the madness of EU thinking???)

Birmingham’s first Islamic school ‘spent £1m of public money on school in Pakistan’ – (Britain is more easily robbed than a drunk in the gutter!!)

Northern Ireland police say major attacks (from dissident republicans) are ‘strong possibility’

Sinn Fein councillor arrested in paramilitary activity probe – How long do you think they will keep him in????)

Jean McConville murder: Police forced to free ex-IRA boss (and leading Sinn Fein member) Bobby Storey after learning of immunity – (This is justice St Andrews’ agreement style!!)

Disappeared victim’s family ‘hopeful’ as dog aids search

TUV may be more than its leader, but all speak with master’s voice

TUV chief Jim Allister hints he may not run for MP in 2015

Jim Allister: Why was it left to the BBC to expose expenses abuse?

Analysis: Jim Allister’s challenge is to replicate what Farage has done to Ukip

Graffiti on George Duddy’s Coleraine home is ‘hate crime’ police say

DUP mayor’s fear at gun reference in ‘Curry My Yougrt’ graffiti attack

MLA spending panel ‘short on teeth’

Taoiseach’s aide claims he got phone threat from Sinn Fein member after Mr Kenny met rape victim Mairia Cahill

The name Paisley may yet still hold sway in the DUP

December 1

A forgotten Christian martyr – Jane Haining: The Scot who died in Auschwitz

THE FORGOTTEN EXODUS – The evils of post-’48 exodus from Arab lands

Syria crisis: US-led coalition warplanes bombard Isis capital with 30 air strikes in Raqqa

Arab-Israelis Are Joining ISIS

Conservative former environment secretary, Owen Paterson, questions whether David Cameron can deliver on proposals set out in speech

DUP has a sore neck from looking over its shoulder at TUV, says Jim Allister

Jim Allister slams Irish role in talks

Jim Allister: Stormont executive will collapse

A twin-track approach? We profile minister Kyle Paisley

Threat made on Gerry Adams’ life

The Provos and its ‘loony chief’ who still dictate to SF – Good Friday Agreement secret deal allows Provos to accumulate fortune to bankroll political wing

Agreed candidate ‘could win seat for unionism’

Assembly report into the Robinsons censors previously published news articles

Standards Commissioner questions Iris Robinson’s honesty

Iris Robinson affair: Something seriously wrong with system of culpability

Sinn Fein Belfast Brigade will decide when or if Mary Lou replaces Adams

November 29

Iris Robinson in ‘serious breach’, and Peter Robinson cleared, says committee

Mental health problems to blame for Irish Robinson error: Peter

Jim Allister defends working with ‘unrepentant terrorist’ PUP leader – (The difficulty of keeping your “garments unspotted” in politics!!)

Slavery levels in UK ‘higher than thought’ – between 10,000 and 13,000 victims

Councillors invite Gregory Campbell to meeting

SF did not politicise Irish language: Adams

Irish language row: Ulster Scots Centre opening attendees ’embarrassed’ by DUP MP Gregory Campbell’s ‘curry my yoghurt’ comments – (So says Sinn Fein!!!)

Terror charge woman found guilty over car boot find

Kerry chairman of Republican Sinn Fein faces terrorism plot charges

Fury of pub bombings campaigner after Prime Minister says he understands her grief

Taoiseach: we may need cross-border inquiry for IRA sex abuse

Mairia’s abuser has disappeared ‘into the smoke’ – McGuinness

Mary Lou McDonald: ‘All of us in Sinn Fein are of good character and integrity’ – (As are all who support murder, robbery and terror as a means to political advancement!!!!)


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October 2014

In this month’s edition…

So how long will it be before we invite the IS jihadis to a white-tie dinner?

Patrick Magee (pictured in Belfast last year) is free and apparently  living a happy and contented life while his victims lie in their graves. While we rage and fret about the terrorist outrages of today, how quickly we forget the horrors of the recent past. Read more

“The continuing assault upon the authority and trustworthiness of the Scriptures”

The continuing assault upon the authority and trustworthiness of the Scriptures: A special “Heart of the Matter” report. A number of audio sound bites are included in this program.

A consideration of the position taken by Dr John MacArthur’s and that of Dr Joel Beeke on this vital issue will be examined.

Click here to listen.

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Proposed Changes to Abortion Law in Northern Ireland

David_FordThe case being made for changes to the law regarding abortion in Northern Ireland that David Ford, Justice Minister in the Stormont power-sharing government and leader of the Alliance Party is pushing, is not new.

The Justice Department is asking for the views of the public on whether abortion should be allowed for women carrying children which would die due to defects anyway, and also it is being asked whether abortions should be available to those who conceived due to incest or rape.

It should be remembered that the decision to abort a baby which is alleged to be suffering from defects, from which it will die after its birth, rests upon the views of doctors, based upon their interpreting of medical evidence supplied by scans etc.

That amounts to the doctors supplanting the role of God! Read more


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Godless Federations

(A message preached at the Sovereign Grace Advent Testimony evening meeting held in New Life Presbyterian Church hall (kindly granted) in West Kilburn, London, on Friday 26th September, 2014, by Rev Ivan Foster)

“Keep not thou silence, O God: hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God. For, lo, thine enemies make a tumult: and they that hate thee have lifted up the head. They have taken crafty counsel against thy people, and consulted against thy hidden ones. They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance. For they have consulted together with one consent: they are confederate against thee: the tabernacles of Edom, and the Ishmaelites; of Moab, and the Hagarenes; Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek; the Philistines with the inhabitants of Tyre; Assur also is joined with them: they have holpen the children of Lot. Selah,” Psalm 83:1-8.

The anti-Israel sentiments expressed here in this psalm have long been desired and if anything are stronger today than ever before. How precise and detailed is the information here given on this federation of nations. Prophecy is history written before the event. This amalgam of haters of Israel will indeed come together in their efforts to “cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance” just prior to our Saviour’s return. Read more

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The Apostasy

A message preached at the Sovereign Grace Advent Testimony afternoon meeting held in New Life Presbyterian Church hall (kindly granted) in West Kilburn, London, on Friday 26th September, 2014, by Rev Ivan Foster.

“Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition; Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God,” 2 Thessalonians 2:3-4. Read more

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KICS assembly talks on the Return of the Lord Jesus

Each day In Kilskeery Independent Christian School, the afternoon begins with an assembly centred upon a study of God’s Word. On September 2nd, the school began its 35th year.

Rev Ivan Foster, retired former minister of Kilskeery Free Presbyterian Church and former Administrator of the congregation’s Christian school has been asked to conduct the Tuesday and Thursday assemblies this year.

He has chosen as his theme – “The Return of the Lord Jesus Christ”. Below you can listen to the most recent recordings of the talks to the pupils. Listen to all the posted audio files in this series here

Part 9

Part 10

Part 11

Part 12

Part 13

Part 14

Part 15

Part 16

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October 31

Stormont crisis talks: Cajole, coax and even bribe, but just make them agree, Gary Hart – (That’s the ‘American Way’ to peace!!!)

Welfare reform will be imposed if Executive collapses: Storey

The little-known suffering of interface Protestants

Sinn Fein student who urged poppy ban an avowed supporter of integrated education – (So what’s new about two-faced liars in Sinn Fein??)

Jerusalem’s Temple Mount closes to all visitors after shooting of Yehuda Glick

Jerusalem holy site closure ‘declaration of war’ – Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas

Police on high alert in Jerusalem after Fatah calls for ‘day of rage’

Northern Ireland parties agree draft budget deal

NI Executive agrees draft budget

Head of the official inquiry into historic child sex abuse, Fiona Woolf letter went through seven re-writes and ‘amended’ details of her link with Leon Brittan

ChildLine refuses four times to back Fiona Woolf as head of sex abuse inquiry

Actress, Maureen Lipman abandons Ed Miliband over Israel

Woman who went blind as a child can now see again – after banging head on coffee table

Taoiseach snubbed by ex-IRA ‘court’

Billions in British aid ‘goes to corrupt nations’, report reveals

October 30

Westminster Education Minister, Nicky Morgan: I’ve changed mind and support gay marriage

New US envoy clarifies ‘one nation’ comment about Ireland – (Paint it as you like, he is pro-United Ireland!!)

Ebola cases ‘declining in Liberia’

Victims Service: A dilemma that raises questions about who gets support, and who doesn’t

Hard-line Jewish leader, who supports the re-building of the Jewish temple, shot in Jerusalem

UVF not targeting republicans, says Billy Hutchinson

Disabled woman’s terror as ‘IRA men’ invade home

MP slams Derry memorial for teen killed by own bomb

DUP leader wants inquiry into claims Sinn Féin covered-up abuse allegations

Mairia Cahill article by SF-linked academic ‘contemptible’

Paramilitaries shot and exiled many alleged sex abusers

Gerry Adams IRA denials down to Provo ‘policing’, says Varadkar

October 29

Northern Ireland’s health minister Jim Wells brands people of west Belfast as lawbreaking skinheads

DUP defends Jim Wells after west Belfast ‘insult’

Pope Francis: Evolution and Big Bang theory do not contradict creationism – (Just remember he is the guy who claims he can turn a wafer into the body and blood of Christ!!!)

Northern Ireland Secretary, Theresa Villiers’ warning to Stormont: Civil servants will take over finances if you fail

11 held as child abuse gang smashed in Manchester

UK benefits a magnet to migrants, says Calais mayor

Queen’s Students’ Union decision to reject Sinn Fein attempt to make Irish unity official policy is a defeat for nationalism

Belfast City Council set to reject plans for two sex shops in city

Mairia Cahill: Republicanism closes ranks over the case that threatens to shatter its myths

October 28

Pro-united Ireland vote at Queen’s University fails

SF councillor calls on Adams to reveal information

Pressure on to reveal why PSNI didn’t pursue Adams

Stormont Executive’s stark choice: £700m of cuts or collapse

Absurdity piled upon farce in ‘talks process’

Dozens of youths attack police in east Belfast with bricks and bottles

Man dies in Dublin shooting: Victim shot in the head in city centre

Sinn Fein family are doomed through secrets and lies

Isis attack on Idlib: Assad’s army leaders ‘slaughtered’ as jihadists nearly take Syrian provincial capital

Anglican priests – 16% are unclear and 2% don’t believe in God, survey finds

Police under fire after David Cameron security scare involving jogger

“Swamped by Migrants” – Michael Fallon has been slammed for saying what we all think, blasts ROSS CLARK

October 27

Former solicitor general Theodore Olson, the Republican lawyer says the Supreme Court has passed “the point of no return” on same-sex marriage.

St Francis Boys’ Home sex abuse inquiry: Man tells of ‘rape’

Irish polls suggest little change in Sinn Féin support – (Not surprising! They who have voted for murder and terror will not be put off by rape!!!)

Comparing Sinn Fein to Catholic church over abuse is ‘ridiculous’: Adams

So much mud now sticking to Gerry Adams that Sinn Fein circling of wagons may be futile exercise

Sinn Fein/IRA must now reveal where alleged sex abusers are living: Burton

Gerry Adams accused of deflecting abuse cover-up claims

Maíria Cahill confirms she was in dissident republican political group but opposed violence

Mairia Cahill: I was in dissident party but it’s all a smear campaign – (This woman supported the violence of Sinn Fein/IRA until she became a victim of it!!)

Murder victim Paul Quinn’s parents call on Gerry Adams to clear his name

VIDEO: Atheism is winning, says Dawkins – (“Tell him, Let not him that girdeth on his harness boast himself as he that putteth it off,” 1 Kings 20:11 – the day of reckoning has not yet come Mr Dawkins!!)

October 24

MI5 officers ‘won’t give evidence’ in Kincora sex abuse probe

UK told to pay £1.7bn extra to EU

EU makes Britain pay for recovery

Past abuse by IRA is no surprise, given its brutal nature

Adams ‘must apologise’

If Mairia wants an apology she will have to meet Gerry Adams face-to-face, says Sinn Fein MLA

Sinn Féin: Maíria Cahill ‘should meet with Gerry Adams’ face-to-face – (The last time it happened was sooo useful after all!!!)

Martin McGuinness: ‘I believe Maíria Cahill was raped’

Mairia being ‘harassed online by IRA man’ who made her face her alleged rapist in room

Authority of Adams in SF questioned for first time

Dáil Sketch: Mary Lou (SF deputy leader) conspicuous by her absence

Republican prisoners make ‘disgusting and sinister threats’ to medical staff at Northern Ireland jail

Michael D Higgins (Irish President): ‘Change must take place’ in Northern Ireland – (Which means Protestants must accept the will of Romanists!!)

Newtowncunningham Orangemen to meet in GAA hall

October 23

Kingsmills families in justice protest at Stormont

Unreasonable to expect beliefs to be kept out of politics

Robinson calls on Government for full Kincora transparency

Former No 10 chief of staff Jonathan Powell may have perverted the course of justice

Sinn Fein junior minister Jennifer McCann’s role in the spotlight at Stormont – was made aware of the Cahill rape allegations years ago but did not report the matter to the authorities

Gerry Adams asked if he knew the IRA sent suspected rapists to Donegal and Louth

Gerry Adams says IRA ‘let down’ sex abuse victims

IRA covered up sexual abuse, just like Catholic church: Irish PM

Adams challenged on sex row ‘exile’

Mairia Cahill: Gerry Adams admission is a ‘vindication’

Sinn Fein’s treatment of abuse victims is chillingly similar to the Catholic Church – (Like mother like son!!)

More than 80% of Church of Ireland parishioners do not regularly worship – Bishop Ken Good

October 22

Villiers rules Kincora out of Westminster sex abuse inquiry

Robinson disappointed Kincora not included in UK abuse inquiry

Abuse inquiry head Fiona Woolf should resign, lawyer says

Historic child abuse investigation: PM confident inquiry chair Fiona Woolf will act ‘with integrity’ despite connection to former minister under scrutiny

Seven out of 10 people in NI back a relaxation of abortion law – survey – (This is the result of apostasy in ‘Protestant’ churches. Please also see this article)

Adams says he knew of IRA connection to Mairia Cahill abuse claims

Kenny increases pressure on Adams over claims

Adams says Taoiseach and Fianna Fáil leader never asked for his version of events

North’s DPP announces independent review of Cahill case

Irish Justice Minister, Frances Fitzgerald condemns ‘horrendous acts’ in SF to hide sex abuse to keep abuse secret

New victim breaks his silence on ‘kangaroo IRA courts’

I was raped by IRA member and quizzed like Mairia

Oireachtas (Irish) Justice Committee may call in Cahill and Adams

Sinn Féin leader’s infallibility questioned in the Dáil

Tough questions for Adams on child protection

Sinn Féin allegations: There can be no justice while Adams is a law unto himself – (That is how he and Sinn Fein/IRA have been acting for nigh on 45 years!!)

October 21

Oscar Pistorius jailed for FIVE YEARS for killing of Reeva Steenkamp

On the Run scheme: Police Ombudsman criticises PSNI

Analysis: Nesbitt’s U-turn to enter a DUP pact a mammoth gamble

Victims stage Stormont protest

Willie Frazer threatens to sue Government as police budget cuts delay RUC misconduct cases

IRA rape victim calls on Adams to resign

Mairia Cahill says Gerry Adams was recruited into the IRA by her grandfather

Maíria Cahill hails meeting with Peter Robinson

Mairia Cahill: Abuse victims have been frightened into silence

Enda Kenny: ‘Sinn Fein’s attempts to discredit Mairia Cahill utterly despicable’ – (If they do this on one of their own . . . . . ??)

Gerry Adams hits back at Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s claim that Sinn Fein treated Mairia Cahill despicably

Party backs Gerry Adams over Maíria Cahill allegations

Sinn Fein figures ‘colluded’ to hide abuse – Irish Justice Minister

Sinn Fein’s vice president Mary Lou McDonald joins Gerry Adams in admitting she knew about IRA ‘sex abuse courts’

Allegations open potentially damaging debate for Sinn Féin – (Only if you don’t have the republican mindset that nothing Sinn Fein/IRA does is wrong!!)

Ex-IRA member: Cahill’s account of interrogation rings true

Memo to Gerry Adams… Mairia Cahill has not gone away, you know

Slurs about family won’t silence me, says IRA accuser Mairia Cahill

SF throws weight behind DUP bid to criminalise purchase of sex

Stormont bans paying for sex as bulk of our MLAs support clause

Thousands of paedophiles will escape justice, UK crime chief admits

October 20

Ian Paisley: Former NI leader ‘cast influential shadow’

TUV’s Jim Allister: ‘I’m not some ogre that people can’t get along with’

British spies recruited paedo IRA chief: Spooks used pictures of Joe Cahill to ‘turn him’

Piece by piece, the Sinn Fein mountain of lies is starting to crumble, says alleged rape victim

Cahill: Sinn Féin like (RC) Church in terms of abuse secrecy

IRA failed sex abuse victims, says Adams

Adams forced to admit IRA interference in sex cases

Adams on the run from Mairia’s brave stance

Politicians and media guilty of turning a blind eye to IRA murder of Paul Quinn – Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness never replied to letter asking for a meeting.

DUP’s statement over ‘self-respecting’ unionists not joining talks on Northern Ireland with Irish representatives is a welcome change

Rome mayor registers gay marriages

‘Roman’ Catholic bishops scrap sections on gays in Vatican document

‘Roman’ Catholic bishops veto gay-friendly statements leaving Pope Francis the loser

Villiers: Dublin won’t be involved in talks on NI’s internal affairs

FF leader concerned over Taoiseach comments regarding Northern Ireland

Tom Elliott backs pact with DUP over two key constituencies

Outrage over dissident banner for Stephen Carroll’s murderers

Sinn Fein disgraced

‘I actually worked out what would be the best way to be killed. Shot, not beaten. Quicker’ – (Mairia Cahill’s own account of interrogation by IRA)

Anger as report into Peter & Iris Robinson is delayed

October 18

Strong reaction to Mayor’s subpoenas of preachers sermons against sodomy in Houston, Texas.

Mayor, city attorney distance themselves from sermon subpoenas

Houston City officials try to distance themselves from sermon subpoenas

Pastors to mayor: Don’t mess with Texas pulpits

Ex-adviser: SF’s key issue in budget talks was its chauffeurs

Prosecute anyone who covered up abuse, says McDonald

Abuse survivor is ‘disgusted’ by Mary Lou’s comments

Cahill claims number of women were abused by republicans

Rotherham abuse scandal: MPs want missing files answers

Missing Rotherham abuse scandal files ‘fuel public suspicion of a deliberate cover-up’

Sinn Fein TD: ‘IRA did hold kangaroo courts’

Ulster Hall fitting venue for Paisley memorial, says McIlveen

An uncomfortable day for the DUP

EXCLUSIVE: One million MORE migrants will flood Britain before EU vote, warns Farage

US Judge strikes down Arizona’s ban on gay marriage

October 17

Acrimony and confusion at start of Northern Ireland talks

Crunch talks on future of Stormont: There’s little hope of ‘big five’ parties striking a deal

Mike Nesbitt: Quitting the Executive is an option

Queen’s University students to vote twice over united Ireland

Sinn Fein engulfed by yet another sex abuse scandal as IRA’s kangaroo court exposed by victim

Woman ‘appalled’ at Adams denial of her account of rape conversations

Joan Burton: ‘IRA rape case allegation raises serious questions’

IRA rape claims woman says she’ll meet Gerry Adams … in public

DUP accused of trying to derail inquiry into allegations of improper behaviour by a minister and his adviser after a former minister described another MLA as a thug.

October 16

Irish priest guilty of Chile child abuse

‘Roman’ Catholic Church orders secret sex inquiry into philandering bishop Kieran Conry

Police chief warns of more Rotherham-style abuse cases

DUP boycotts launch and Sinn Fein talks of distrust: Day one of the summit and already it’s unpromising

Stormont talks: McGuinness blasts ‘utter contempt’ of DUP

Our politicians at Stormont couldn’t bake a Victoria sponge never mind balance the books

Bob Stoker: Ulster Unionist former lord mayor to join UKIP

Cahill allegations of rape may result in others emerging

Sinn Féin offers to meet Maíria Cahill over rape claims

Half of Irish electorate supports abolition of blasphemy – (One of the fruits of the exposure of Rome’s wickedness!)

Stormont committee suspended after DUP man calls Allister “a thug” – (Sammy Wilson unites with murderers from Sinn Fein but uses abusive language of a fellow unionist – Strange indeed!!)

‘Thug’ insult row results in NI Assembly committee suspension

October 15

Maíria Cahill: Reaction to IRA rape cover-up claims – (Programme brings shame on the police, also the DUP for being yoked to such an organisation!!)

Once more Adams and Sinn Fein stand exposed

There are more slaves today than EVER before in the history of the world

Almost 10 million NHS admissions in England related to alcohol last year

DUP and Peter Robinson not serious about talks unless they get their own way

‘Sinn Fein blocking Nationalist speaker of the Assembly’ – Bradley

Northern Ireland Assembly Speaker row: When is a deal not a deal?

Speaker row another damning indictment of Stormont

SF should not get key posts if it thwarts good governance – (How about not being in government because of their unrepentant support for terrorism!!)

PSNI is feeling the strain as Sinn Fein immovable

Five murder charges against alleged UVF supergrass – but if found guilty he could get just three years

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald ordered out of Dáil over ‘bias’ remark

Ian Paisley’s memorial service to go out on BBC radio and TV

USA – New laws give Houston officials rights to examine religious sermons for discrimination against LGBT people

Bishop of Gloucester will face no police action over sexual offences claims

Is Israel losing the support of its traditional allies? – video analysis

October 14

Jim Allister barred from speaking in assembly after clash with Roy Beggs

Freedom of expression suppressed again in Stormont

Analysis: No one knows where unravelling of DUP-SF deals will end

Children’s heart surgery to move from Belfast to Dublin – (With Jim Wells’ backing!)

Irish Republic set to back same-sex marriage by large margin next year

Inside the UVF: Money, murders and mayhem – the loyalist gang’s secrets unveiled

Assembly fails to elect new Speaker

Speaker row: some are saying this might herald Assembly’s last shout

Northern Ireland’s spending crisis not going to go away

Adams as Irish deputy PM? It could happen

Jonathan Powell (Tony Blair’s former chief of staff) is wrong – talks with the IRA prolonged the Troubles

Maíria Cahill claims the IRA interrogated her after she made rape allegation

IRA ‘swore grand niece of Joe Cahill to secrecy’ on sex abuse

Gerry Adams is drawn into IRA ‘sex abuse’ row in BBC Spotlight probe

October 13

SF’s welfare claims exposed in Nolan interview with Alex Maskey

DUP negotiated the ultimate sellout by accepting £100m lifeline loan: Mike Nesbitt

Northern Ireland’s £100m loan from Treasury shows we can’t put our house in order

Brighton bombing: I can’t find it in my heart to forgive the creature Magee, says Norman Tebbit

Brighton bombing: ‘Thirty years on, I still can’t be in the same room as Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness’

Peter Robinson is expected at Ian Paisley’s memorial

Alleged rape victim to tell BBC show of IRA attacker

Gerry tweaks history to suit his rosy IRA memories

Stormont parties split over who will take Speaker’s role

MLAs fail to replace NI Assembly Speaker William Hay

Sectarian attack: Protestant housing estate in the Fountain area, Londonderry, still under siege says councillor

IRA informer names senior Provo in charge of gang who murdered Paul Quinn

October 12

‘Significant’ explosives find in Kinawley, County Fermanagh

Explosives found as ‘dissidents foiled’

Sinn Fein ‘stirring sectarian tensions’ over call for Queen’s University referendum on united Ireland

100,000 Unionists Excluded from discussion regarding their future

God TV in turmoil as tearful TV preacher admits split with husband

UUP says budget deal amounts to ‘sell-out of NI’

Republicans seem unfazed at prospect of Stormont’s fall

Large haul of explosives recovered from farm near Northern Ireland border

David Ford says Kinawley, Fermanagh, explosives threat to community – (Not as big a threat as his proposed amendments to the Abortion Act!!)

Norman Tebbit: I’ll meet Brighton bomber but only if he’ll reveal who ordered the attack

Sinn Fein and the fantasy economics that don’t add up

October 10

Emergency £100m loan from Treasury eases Stormont budget crisis

Stormont’s Treasury bailout ‘the dearest sticking plaster in history’

£100m Treasury loan for Stormont branded ‘farcical’

Poll: Sinn Fein support soars in Republic of Ireland to highest level since 1918

Kinawley: Dissident republican operation now in third day

Catholic teacher training college to fight Stranmillis merger proposals

Sinn Fein ‘stirring sectarian tensions’ over call for Queen’s University referendum on united Ireland

DUP said adviser Stephen Brimstone was ‘toast’ over Red Sky row: whistleblower Jenny Palmer

October 9

Unionism’s spirits lifted by nationalist backlash on parades panel

Ford proposes change in abortion law – (A former Presbyterian elder forced to stand down because of his support for sodomite marriage)

Reactions to new rape and medical defect abortion plan

Jamie Bryson flag protest trial put on hold

Abortions should be allowed in Northern Ireland ‘where foetus has lethal abnormality’ – (So says David Ford’s Dept. of Justice)

Same-sex marriage rights set to expand in USA after landmark court rulings

US court considers human rights laws for chimpanzees

October 8

 Rise in ‘witchcraft’ child abuse

JD Wetherspoon buys landmark Belfast Methodist church site for £800k

Pub chain Wetherspoon buys landmark Belfast Methodist church site for £800k – (A sad and tragic sign of the times and of the curse of the ecumenical gospel!!)

First alleged Isil terror plot on UK foiled amid growing fears of beheadings – (Chickens are coming home to roost!!)

 Ulster Unionist leader calls for urgent action over victims’ funding shortfall

 ‘Sophisticated’ pipe bomb thrown at police patrol outside RC church in Northern Ireland

 Bomb fails to detonate after being thrown at PSNI vehicle

 Convoy Orange hall: Two men face criminal damage charges in Donegal

 West Belfast shooting victim Noel Donnelly (37) in critical condition

Analysis: Willie Hay did not do enough to stand up to the Executive – (And thereby was granted a seat in the House of Lords!!)

 Historical Abuse Inquiry: Pensioner says Nazareth House nuns ‘medieval’

Ebola: Northern Ireland is preparing for outbreak should killer virus spread, say officials

October 7

Jim Wells: NI health minister ‘will not abandon religious beliefs’ in policies

The Kingsmills Scandal and our ‘do nothing’ Justice minister

Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry (HIA): De La Salle order ‘to protect innocent brothers’ from Rubane House – (Rome on the defensive)

(Roman) Catholic children’s home ‘hell on earth’

Kincora Boys Home: BBC Spotlight to broadcast new abuse allegations

NI Assembly Speaker William Hay to retire as MLA

William Hay retires as Speaker of Assembly

McGuinness rejects budget claims

NI peace process warning: US politicians write to leaders

Lord Kilclooney: Direct rule better than current Stormont

Cannabis as addictive as heroin, major new study finds

Church of England vicar denies backing ‘anti-Semitic hate-fest’ in Iran

Founder of God TV Rory Alec steps down following ‘a moral failure’ in his marriage

Convoy Orange Hall: Donegal arson arrests made

Suspicious device at Church may disrupt Mass for first time

October 6

 RC Bishop of Arundel: New revelations about his women lead to more Catholic soul searching

(Sodomite) Gay bishops encouraged to come out in petition by Church of England priests and parishioners

Stormont minister sues Executive colleague as financial crisis deepens

 Foster’s legal action over John Lewis branded a ‘waste of money’

 DUP leader Peter Robinson meets Edwin Poots and Paul Givan after sacking: Cringe worthy moment best of enemies shook hands

Peter Robinson: No conflict of interest over Carl Frampton fight – (Trouble on every side!!)

 Public’s verdict on Stormont politicians: You’ve hit rock bottom

Evangelical Christians urge secular education in Ireland – (What folly! A Biblical Education system is what the Christian should seek for their children)

Catholic primate warns Irish government: No abortion stance change

October 4

 Dutch Health Minister Confirms 45 Euthanasia Deaths of Mentally Ill Patients

Primary school introduces unisex loos – to prevent prejudice against transsexual people – (Some parents disappointed at not being consulted !!!!????)

 Westminster will balance books, warns Alliance MP, Naomi Long

 Services cut for over 3,000 Troubles victims as Stormont crisis deepens

 Stormont poll: Put this mockery of democracy out of its misery right now

 Cross-border condemnation as church targeted as well as Orange hall

 Dissidents hit Donegal Orange hall ‘to stoke up tensions’

 Gardai accused of ‘ignoring’ IRA massacre inquest

Dáil (Dublin’s parliament) row over ‘offensive’ recital of Lord’s Prayer – (Opposition mounts because of Rome’s abuse of children)

 Of course Parliament should have precedence over the ECHR. Now how about over the EU?

October 3

Orange hall in Convoy, County Donegal, destroyed in fire and an attempt made to burn Protestant church

Catholic bishops call for inclusion in talks – (After DUP leaders attend the Mass it is little wonder!!)

Stormont ministers attend north-south council meeting

Enniskillen victim ‘let down by establishment’ – (The truth will never be told for it would involve leaders of Sinn Fein, now in Government with the DUP, in the massacre)

Irish police failing to properly engage with Kingsmill inquest, court told – (Again, there are facts that would condemn Sinn Fein should they be disclosed)

Slim majority in Northern Ireland supports same sex marriage law – (The harvest of ecumenical liberalism in the pulpits!!)

Growing backing for liberalisation of abortion rules in Northern Ireland – (As above!!)

Archbishop of Canterbury’s peace wall prayers for Northern Ireland – (I take it that this was one of the days he believes there is a God!!)

Threat of Treasury taking control of Stormont – but SF not budging

The latest Stormont crisis isn’t really about welfare and it’s not even about spending cuts…

Silence of Sinn Fein ‘shameful’ as body of Disappeared victim removed

October 2

Irish police find body in search for ‘disappeared’ Brendan Megraw

 Gerry Adams: ‘I hope discovery of the body will bring some closure to the family and loved ones of Brendan Megraw – (He was murdered by Adams’ friends in the IRA!!)

 Key Tony Blair adviser claims he helped to write historic Adams speech on IRA

 Growing belief at Executive that it may be very close to implosion

 Treasury warned (by head of NI Civil Service) Northern Ireland Executive ‘to go into red’

 David Ford ‘could quit’ over justice department budget cuts

 Executive ‘away day’ to tackle budget

 Let the people of the Province decide

 Republicans target their victims for a second time

 Ex-SDLP aide: Party will lose quarter of MLAs at next poll

 Dissident posters telling man he had just hours to leave Belfast are slammed

Gay cake row: unionist says he would back bakery if it launched case

October 1
 Irish Republic’s Senator urges Republic government to reverse cuts on Protestant schools

 Republic will have no role in talks about NI affairs – Poots

 Irish government’s role in Stormont talks still not finalised, says NIO

 Jim Allister: Madness to give MLAs tax-raising powers

 Analysis: Talks are a final bid to prevent Stormont’s collapse

 These are the men behind push to give Robbo the heave-ho

Findings ‘sink Sinn Fein’s hopes of referendum on Easter Rising centenary’

September 30

 Republic should have no say in Northern Ireland affairs

 Dublin should have no role in talks, says former DUP MLA

 Allister in talks warning to unionists

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School principal (a Christian Brother) preyed on children for two decades without ever being caught

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