Legendary Labor Leader Eiding Receives World Peace Prize in City of Brotherly Love

Posted By: November 21, 2018

Fr. Sean McManus, Patrick J. Eiding and Barbara FlahertyCAPITOL HILL. Tuesday, November 20, 2018—— It was appropriate, given the nature of the Prize, that the World Peace Prize would makes its way to Philadelphia—”City of Brotherly Love.”And on Tuesday, November 20, the World Peace Prize of “Roving Ambassador for Peace,” was presented to one of Philadelphia’s favorite sons.Patrick J. Eiding, President, […]

Ballymurphy inquest hears first evidence

Posted By: November 20, 2018

Bimpe Archer.Irish News. Belfast. Tuesday, November 20, 2018 STATEMENTS made to the first inquest into the 1971 deaths of two of the 10 people killed over three days in Ballymurphy were “read into evidence” at Laganside courthouse yesterday.Barrister David Heraghty, for the Coroners Service for Northern Ireland, read out the depositions of 10 witnesses as part of preliminary evidence into the deaths […]

Don’t blame the Irish: the Brexit chaos is all about Englan

Posted By: November 20, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus“Brilliant public intellectual Fintan O’Toole led the way in exposing the Brexit con-game.He was one of the very first to point out that Brexit was all about an upsurge of English nationalism. Here, in this article, he is at his very best. Definitely a must-read:‘There is overwhelming evidence that the […]

The DUP is exposed, clinging to pathetic “No surrender’” politics

Posted By: November 18, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “ This is another ‘must-read’ article for Members of Congress on Northern Ireland and Brexit. Distinguished author and journalist Susan McKay is from a Unionist/’Protestant”’background in Northern Ireland. No writer understands The North better than she does.”—Fr. Sean McManus All that matters to the party […]

North was always treated differently to rest of UK

Posted By: November 18, 2018

“Ulster says no’”stance betrays ignorance of British and Irish historyDiarmaid Ferriter. Irish Times. Dublin. Saturday, November 17, 2018Fifty years on, it seems Ulster is at another crossroads. Towards the end of 1968, the embattled prime minister of Northern Ireland, Terence O’Neill, grew graver in tone as civil rights marchers defied the law, the Nationalist Party refused to continue as the […]

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