How a group of Tory MPs could stop Northern Irish families ever getting justice

Posted By: November 18, 2018

Simon Jones.New Statesman.London.Tuesday,  November 13, 2018An amnesty for British troops would anger nationalists but also unionists. On a June morning in 1974, John Pat Cunningham, a 27-year-old with a mental age of between six and ten, left his house in a village in County Armagh and encountered a British Army unit, a common sight in the most violent […]

Seeking justice for Belfast’s forgotten massacre

Posted By: November 18, 2018

  Ten civilians, including a mother-of-eight and a priest, were killed in Ballymurphy in August 1971. As their inquests open, the families hope the truth about the massacre will be uncovered Kim Bielenberg. Irish Independent. Sunday, November 18, 2018 It happened just six months before Bloody Sunday, and the same British army regiment was responsible […]

Australia “going nuts” over Irish plan to “muscle in” on their E3 visas

Posted By: November 17, 2018

IrishCentral Staff @IrishCentral Nov 17, 2018 The Irish are “trying to muscle in” on Australia’s prized E3 visas to the U.S., according to the Sydney Morning Herald. At the end of last month, legislation was introduced to the US House of Representatives that would expand the E3 visa scheme to Irish workers, and Australian officials […]

Illinois top leadership turn out for Carrigan World Peace Prize

Posted By: November 16, 2018

Presented by Irish National Caucus   Burr Ridge, Illinois. Thursday, November 8, 2018— Two days after the elections top leaders in Illinois turned out in strength to honor Michael T. Carrigan, president of the Illinois AFL-CIO, recipient of the World Peace Prize of “Roving Ambassador for Peace.”   The Prize was presented by Fr, Sean […]

The Irish woman who was the last witch hanged in Boston

Posted By: November 16, 2018

  IrishCentral Staff @IrishCentral  Friday, November 16, 2018   On November 16, 1688, an Irish Catholic laundress named Goodwife “Goody” Ann Glover was the last woman to be hanged in Boston over claims she was a witch. It is reported that Goodwife “Goody” Ann Glover was deported to Barbados with her husband during Oliver Cromwell’s occupation […]

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