Posted By: March 29, 2013

IRISH NATIONAL CAUCUS PRESS RELEASE CAPITOL HILL. WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2006 —“We have been saying it on Capitol Hill for over 30 years. And it is important to stress that it was not only the Brits who covered-up”. That is how Fr. Sean Mc Manus, president of the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus, reacted to […]

The legacy of the hunger strikes

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Bobby Sands and nine other republican prisoners died on hunger strike in Long Kesh 25 years ago. What became of those who survived? Melanie McFadyean finds seven of them and asks: was it all worth it? Saturday March 4, 2006 The Guardian In a layby on a country road a few miles outside Belfast are […]


Posted By: March 29, 2013

— REAL OR PERCEIVED — AN OPEN LETTER TO DR. REISS FROM FATHER SEAN MC MANUS , PRESIDENT , IRISH NATIONAL CAUCUS Dr. Mitchell Reiss Special Envoy for Northern Ireland U.S. Department of State 2201 C St., NW Washington, DC 20520 Wednesday, February 22, 2006. Dear Mitchell, This is ” An Open Letter” As you […]

Say It Is Not So, President Bush

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Irish National Caucus Press Release CAPITOL HILL . Tuesday, February 21, 2006 –Irish-Americans — concerned about the double-standard that has been developing, of late, in American policy on Northern Ireland — are looking to President Bush for re-assurance as St. Patrick’s Day approaches. Fr. Sean Mc Manus, President of the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus […]

That Old Colonial Cringe

Posted By: March 29, 2013

The Irish Echo is to be congratulated for it’s Editorial, ” Celebrating the Rising” (February 15 -21) in which it, oh so refreshingly, stated: “One of the best things about Irish Americans is their self-confidenceŠ Irish-Americans rarely suffer from the inferiority complex that still exists in Ireland. The “post-colonial cringe” is a stranger here. Š […]

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