The Miami Showband massacre: A cover-up in plain sight

Posted By: May 08, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “ My friend Stephen Travers in Ireland would like Members of Congress to see this review of the film The Miami Showband Massacre—the 1975 massacre in Northern Ireland that he and one other member of the Band survived. Stephen has shown extraordinary courage, with a remarkable determination […]

Key Congressman signs on as Congressional Friend of Irish National Caucus

Posted By: May 07, 2019

           Congressman Alcee Hastings, new Chairman of Helsinki Commission, demonstrates Irish solidarity   CAPITOL HILL. Tuesday, May 7, 2019—— Since 1982, the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus has had many, many Congressional Friends—Members of Congress who have in writing expressed support for the Caucus’ non-violent work for justice and peace in Ireland and ( […]

Local government election – how the parties performed

Posted By: May 06, 2019

  John Manley. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, May 6, 2019 STATE OF THE PARTIES DUP – 122 seats (-8)The DUP’s post mortem will most likely focus on vote management rather than policy and a need to improve the party’s potential for attracting transfers, as overall growth in vote share failed to translate into more seats.It seems the party leader’s close […]

Alliance party surges but DUP and Sinn Féin remain dominant in Northern Ireland

Posted By: May 05, 2019

Greens and People Before Profit make gains in North’s local electionsGerry Moriarty Northern Editor. Irish Times. Dublin.Saturday, May 4, 2019 The story of the local elections in Northern Ireland was that of the strong performance of the Alliance party which has increased its representation by more than 20 seats.The party entered the contest on 32 seats but even late on Saturday […]

Many similarities between Ireland’s troubled history and brutal British Empire

Posted By: May 04, 2019

Letter to Editor. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, May 3, 2019Frank Glynn.Cricklewood, London Punjabi communities in India and throughout the world have been commemorating the unjustified massacre of between 500 and 900 innocent men, women and children on the 13th of April 1919 by the colonial power better known as the British Empire. The people of Amritsar and its surrounding villages had gathered in defiance […]

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