Fr. Sean McManus on death of Bill Flynn

Posted By: June 04, 2018

CAPITOL HILL. Monday, June 4, 2018 ” I am deeply sorry about the death of Bill Flynn. May God rest his noble Irish-Ameriansoul.From very early on, Bill was a good and generous supporter of the Irish National Caucus.He kept in touch with us quite regularly.One of his last written communications to us was his full page Ad in our 1916 Commemorative Journal. Because it […]

Irish-American businessman who played key role in Northern Ireland peace process passes away

Posted By: June 04, 2018

Belfast Telegraph  Sunday, June 3, 2018Former Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams has paid tribute to Irish-American businessman William ‘Bill’ Flynn who played a key part in the IRA ceasefire of 1994 that paved the way for the Northern Ireland peace process.Mr. Flynn died yesterday at his home in New York at the age of 92.He was a multi-millionaire businessman credited with playing […]

Can we expect the DUP to be renamed as “Katholikos DUP”?

Posted By: June 04, 2018

Fr. Sean McManus. Letters to Editor. Irish News.Belfast. Published Monday, June 4, 2018   I’m beginning to think that Arlene Foster has, as Trump would say, “tapped my lines” because she has used language from Catholic theology that I recently used to explain the meaning of “Catholic” to a person in the North. Here’s how I had explained it. The famous […]

Border “buffer” ridiculed

Posted By: June 02, 2018

“Nonsense” post-Brexit proposal criticised by DUP and Sinn FéinStaff Reporter. Irish News. Belfast.Saturday, June 2, 2018PROPOSALS for a 10-mile-wide Brexit ‘buffer zone’ at the border have been widely ridiculed.The scheme said to have been drawn up by British Brexit secretary David Davis, right, would see a “special economic zone” running along the 310-mile border where traders could operate under the Republic’s rules.However, the […]

Fr PJ McGlinchey: Resourceful missionary ‘made a Donegal’ of South Korean island

Posted By: June 02, 2018

Fr PJ McGlinchey spent more than 60 years on the Korean island of Jeju   Irish News. Belfast. Saturday, June 2, 2018 The Irish word “meitheal” describes the old rural tradition where neighbors come together to help with each other’s farming work, be it the bog, the hay or other crops. It is the spirit of […]

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