After coronavirus fiasco, Britain’s international reputation is in tatters

Posted By: May 17, 2020

Patrick Murphy.Irish News. Belfast.Saturday, May 16, 2020  If the 1918 Spanish flu marked the beginning of the end of the British Empire (with help from Ireland’s War for Independence), the coronavirus appears likely to mark the end of Britain as a major international player.Indeed as the Irish, Scots and Welsh distance themselves from England’s chaotic pandemic management, it may even mark the end […]

Joe Biden’s love letter to his Irish roots revealed

Posted By: May 17, 2020

  The presumptive Democratic nominee’s Irish ancestors emigrated from Ireland in the 1800s, and Biden has never shied away from his Irish roots.IrishCentral Staff@IrishCentral  May 17, 2020 Shortly before going to Ireland as U.S. Vice President in 2016, Joe Biden penned a letter for revealing how much the trip meant to him. The presumptive Democratic nominee’s Irish ancestors emigrated from Ireland in the […]


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 […]

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