Schumer, Menendez urge relief for McAllister

Posted By: June 06, 2020

  Irish Echo Staff.  June 4, 2020 Senator Charles Schumer of New York and Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey have jointly written to the Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Chad Wolf, in support of Malachy McAllister. McAllister is facing deportation from the U.S. as early as tomorrow, Friday, June 5. In […]

Hibernians rally behind Malachy McAllister

Posted By: June 05, 2020

  Irish Echo. June 1, 2020 As he faces potential deportation from the United States at the end of this week, Malachy McAllister is receiving concentrated support from the Ancient Order of Hibernians. In a letter to Hibernians around the U.S., National President Judge James McKay has urged action in support of McAllister, who is […]

Politicians accused of victims payouts  “disaster”

Posted By: June 05, 2020

Bimpe Archer. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, June 5, 2020POLITICIANS have been accused of making “a disaster” of the “human story” of Troubles victims, as bitter divisions between Sinn Féin and the British government over the payment scheme deepen.Lewis flatly denied a funding stand-off is holding up payments after a stinging rebuke from Simon Hoare, chair of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee, who […]

Those conned by Boris Johnson now see what a useless prime minister he is

Posted By: June 04, 2020

  We now know that Johnson can’t actually do anything except bluster and sloganize   Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, June 3, 2020   It turns out that Boris Johnson is a one-trick pony.   In 2016 he hitched his wagon to Brexit as the one sure way to become prime minister. Dazzled by […]

Mary Lou McDonald can hardly be expected to condemn the IRA outright

Posted By: June 04, 2020

Deaglán de Bréadún. Irish News. Belfast.Wednesday, June 3, 2020 ONE of my favourite Simon and Garfunkel numbers is ‘The Boxer’, with its narrative about a young man who has to leave his home and family to go looking for a job in New York at a modest wage. It’s been playing in my head recently […]

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