Tommy Clifford receives Irish American Peace Prize

Posted By: January 17, 2019

Jan 16 at 4:36 PM “Nobody in America has shown more devotion to unity, justice, and peace in Ireland.” Legendary Irish activist Tommy Clifford and Fr. Sean Mc Manus CAPITOL HILL. Wednesday, January 16, 2019— One of the most respected and loved Irish activists in America has been presented with the Irish American Peace Prize. Tommy Clifford from  Boston was presented with the […]

New hope for father of Raymond McCord Jr. seeking inquest

Posted By: January 15, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus Belfast Telegraph. Tuesday, January 15,  2019A victims campaigner suffering from ill health has been given new hope in his legal fight to secure an inquest into the loyalist killing of his son more than 21 years ago.Senior judges in Belfast allowed Raymond McCord’s appeal against a decision to put […]

Lengthy SDLP/Fianna Fáil courtship turning serious

Posted By: January 14, 2019

Colum Eastwood and Micheál Martin are forging greater co-operation between their parties Deaglán de Bréadún. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, January 14, 2019  Lengthy courtships are mostly a thing of the past. Time was when a couple might be “doing a line” for years on end before they tied the knot.It was virtually unknown for such a pair to […]

 “Among the Brexit spin-offs, talk about a united Ireland is now very real”

Posted By: January 13, 2019

RISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by the Irish National Caucus “ Nobody could ever accuse the Irish Independent, Dublin, of gratuitously promoting a United Ireland, yet here is the headline from yesterday’s newspaper. … ‘The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice,’ as Blessed Martin Luther Jr. liked to quote.”—Fr. […]

John Bruton says Britain has decided to “Tear up’ GFA with Brexit.”

Posted By: January 13, 2019

BBC NI. Saturday,  January  12, 2019Image caption Former Taoiseach John Bruton told the Today program that a no deal would lead to a hard border in Ireland.Britain has decided to “tear up” the Good Friday Agreement by going ahead with Brexit, a former Irish prime minister has said.John Bruton argued the Brexit vote had “negated” the 1998 referendum held in NI and Ireland, […]

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