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FR. McMANUS SELECTED AS CHIEF JUDGE

Posted By: May 16, 2020

  Succeeds former Congressman Lester Wolff  Seoul. South Korea. Friday, October 24, 2013 — The President of the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus, who traveled to Seoul to be sworn- in as one of twelve Judges on the World Peace Prize Awarding Council has, instead, been sworn-in as the Chief Judge. This followed the resignation […]

In Praise of Father McManus

Posted By: May 16, 2020

   Fr. McManus and Congressman Gilman at Speaker’s St. Patrick’s Day Lunch. 2010                                                                               In Praise of Father […]

Gerry Adams ruling will have far-reaching consequences

Posted By: May 14, 2020

Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, May 14, 2020YESTERDAY’S decision by the British Supreme Court declaring Gerry Adams’s internment in 1973 unlawful and quashing his subsequent convictions for attempting to escape will have far-reaching consequences.First, for Adams himself it means vindication: he now has a clear record and, secondly, he can claim compensation for unlawful imprisonment.However, on a wider front, the decision […]

Hundreds of former internees could get payouts

Posted By: May 14, 2020

Allison Morris.Irish News.Belfast. Thursday, May 14, 2020HUNDREDS of internment cases are set to be quashed, with millions of pounds in compensation expected to be paid following yesterday’s Supreme Court judgment in favor of Gerry Adams.Judges ruled that the former Sinn Féin leader’s detention was unlawful, because the interim custody order (ICO) used to detain him in July 1973 was not authorized by Willie […]

As Brexit deadline approaches, Arlene Foster’s position is totally confused

Posted By: May 13, 2020

Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday,  May 13, 2020 Brexit hasn’t gone away you know, though some people – strangely Brexiteers – think the Covid-19 pandemic has made it vanish. The chair of the Commons Northern Ireland Affairs Committee is one. OK, so you’ve never heard of him and he knows nothing about Ireland, but […]

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