Irish-American on Rising

Posted By: May 30, 2016

“Devoy should have been shot”!On This Day [ in History]Monday,  Irish News, May 30, 1916Irish-American on RisingEamon Phoenix. Monday, May 30, 2016            Patrick Egan, former US Minister to Chile, after he had read of the execution of the principal leaders of the Dublin revolt, remarked that if England should have shot anyone, it was John Devoy, editor of The Gaelic […]

The late Fr. Denis Faul of Dungannon

Posted By: May 30, 2016

  The late Fr. Denis Faul of DungannonFr. Denis Faul was a strong supporter of the Irish National Caucus and a friend of Fr. Mc Manus. The Irish National Caucus brought Fr. Faul ( and his colleague, Fr. Raymond Murray, also mentioned in this article)from Norther Ireland to Washington to lobby about the Hooded Men,The […]

The Economist explains why Guinness is less Irish than you think

Posted By: May 30, 2016

Mar 16th 2014, 23:50 BY C.R. MARCH 17th is St Patrick’s day, a celebration of all things Irish—and of one thing in particular. Around Ireland and all over the world people will celebrate with a pint or two (or three, or four) of Guinness, Ireland’s unofficial national intoxicant. Publicans love St Patrick’s day, so much […]

Archbishop Martin calls for united Ireland

Posted By: May 28, 2016

Rebecca Black and Sarah MacDonald. Belfast Telegraph. Friday, May 27, 2016 A surprise call from the head of the Catholic Church here for a united Ireland has been criticised as potentially damaging to reconciliation efforts. Archbishop of Armagh Eamon Martin’s forthright support for a united Ireland was reported by music magazine Hot Press this week. “I do believe that […]

Political leaders demand release of jailed republican Tony Taylor

Posted By: May 28, 2016

Seamus McKinney, Irish News (Belfast). Saturday, May 28, 2016NATIONALIST, republican and socialist politicians have come together to support a campaign for the release from prison of Tony Taylor.The former IRA prisoner had his licence revoked in March on the instructions of Secretary of State Theresa Villiers.He was later informed that she was acting on information from […]

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