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[Boris ]Johnson brings bumptious optimism but few specifics

Posted By: September 09, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus “Good for Taoiseach Leo Varadkar! He continues to stand firm for both parts of Ireland.” Fr. Sean McManus. [Boris ]Johnson brings bumptious optimism but few specificsVaradkar says we will not “agree to the replacement of legal guarantee with a promise”Pat Leahy. Irish Times. Dublin. Monday, September 9, 2019 British […]

Brexit has divided Britain but united nationalist Ireland

Posted By: September 07, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “ Columnist Patrick Murphy makes some telling points in this attached article. However, I believe Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has shown superb leadership over Brexit and has made Irish-Americans proud of how he has stood up for the whole island of Ireland—Northern, South, East, and West.” —Fr. […]

No-deal Brexit “would be oppressive towards Northern Ireland”

Posted By: September 07, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “ My Protestant/Unionist friend Raymond McCord could teach Boris Johnson a thing or two concern and respect for The North/Northern Ireland, and for the whole island of Ireland—and for building up the Beloved Community.” —Fr. Sean McManus Raymond McCord has launched a legal challenge claiming the Prime […]

No-deal Brexit capable of derailing economy and reigniting Troubles

Posted By: September 06, 2019

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by the Irish National Caucus Irish-born actor and movie star Chris O’Dowd has his own take on Bexit and the “ Backstop”: ‘It seems oddly fitting to the people of Ireland,’ he says finally, ‘that Brexit is coming down to the “Backstop.” The suggestion that the British government is […]

 British prime minister not well briefed on Good Friday Agreement

Posted By: September 03, 2019

RISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus   “Few people know more than Martin Mansergh about the Good Friday Agreement, in which he played a key role. In the attached letter in today’s  Irish News, he corrects the inexcusable  ignorance of Boris Johnson.” —Fr. Sean McManus.   Martin Mansergh. (Tipperary, Co Tipperary). […]

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