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Amnesty proposals “show Downing Street is frightened”

Posted By: July 27, 2021

Suzanne Breen, Belfast Telegraph. Saturday, July 24, 2021.   The UK Government is proposing an amnesty and closing down legacy investigations because it is “running scared” of the decisions of an independent Northern Ireland judiciary, a leading solicitor has said. Kevin Winters said he believed that there were “very strong grounds to challenge legally what […]

“No Irish Need Apply” – the signs and ads that vilified our Irish ancestors

Posted By: July 26, 2021

https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/no-irish-need-apply-signs-vilified-ancestors?utm_campaign=IC+Fav+-+July+25+-+2021-07-25&utm_content=Story1&utm_medium=Email&utm_source=Infusion&inf_contact_key=ac2ab97140e9e1da0d56dcbd3c6873a1b7af0999dac2af6212784c39e05d2aef Documenting the sad, discriminatory history of “No Irish Need Apply” signs in Boston – today home to a large, proud and successful Irish community. IrishCentral Staff@IrishCentral NYC. July 25, 2021   Slideshow documents the sad, discriminatory history of “No Irish Need Apply” signs in Boston – today home to a large, proud and successful […]

DAMIEN WALSH–MUM FEELS VINDICATED BY COLLUSION REPORT

Posted By: July 22, 2021

  “I had the honor of being invited by Damien’s family to give the “Damien Walsh Lecture” in Belfast on August 2, 2005. I was deeply impressed by the determination of Damien’s mother Marian to get justice for Damien. I am pleased she has received some measure of relief from the Ombudsman Report”—Fr. Sean McManus […]

Toward Justice — Damien Walsh Lecture

Posted By: July 22, 2021

Father Sean Mc Manus, President, Irish National Caucus • Belfast, 2 August 2005   When I first went to America on October 2, 1972, it was my hope that I would be able to help inform Americans about the problem in Northern Ireland. Little did I realize that living in America would actually help me […]

Fr. McManus’ letter in Irish News, Belfast, May 2, 2018

Posted By: July 21, 2021

Since 1920, whenever it appeared that Catholics in Northern Ireland might be making a little progress – or being seen as getting uppity – right-wing fundamentalists were magically produced to preach odious anti-Catholic bigotry. It, of course, had nothing to do with true religion but, rather, all about “keeping Catholics in their place” – maintaining the […]

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