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Fr. Mc Manus on death of Jim Mc Cullen

Posted By: December 11, 2017

Capitol Hill. Saturday, December 9, 3017— “ I am deeply sorry to hear of the death of Jim Cullen. May God rest his noble Irish soul. Jim was a good American and a good Irishman. He was a generous and steadfast supporter of the Irish National Caucus.He is a great loss to the struggle for equality, […]

Brexit may damage Ireland more than Britain says George Mitchell

Posted By: December 10, 2017

Brendan Hughes. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, December 8, 2017Former US senator George Mitchell has said that Brexit is a “major error” which could have a worse impact on Ireland north and south than Britain.Mr. Mitchell, who chaired talks which led to the Good Friday Agreement, said the historic peace settlement would never have happened without the European Union.Speaking on BBC Radio […]

Adams: “Border agreement doesn’t answer key questions”

Posted By: December 10, 2017

ITV. Belfast. Friday, December 8, 2017Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams gave a ‘cautious and qualified’ welcome to Friday’s Irish border agreement, but said it ‘does not address key areas of concern’.Mr. Adams was addressing the deal between the EU and UK which is expected to smooth the passage to the next round of Brexit negotiations on trade and transition.Speaking in Dublin, […]

Labor leader Tefere Gebre awarded Peace Prize

Posted By: December 09, 2017

  Tefere Gebre with Fr. Sean McManus   Bill Hughes.  Baltimore Post Examiner. Friday, December 8, 2017   WASHINGTON – Tefere Gebre, a stalwart of the cause of organized labor, was given a “Roving Ambassador for Peace” award in a ceremony, near Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Gebre, a native of Ethiopia, is an Executive Vice-President of […]

A positive outcome

Posted By: December 09, 2017

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Saturday, December 9, 2017Yesterday’s deal on the future arrangements for the Irish border marks a significant stage in the Brexit process which now looks considerably softer than was initially envisaged by the British government.The joint report agreed between the UK and the EU in Brussels not only guarantees there will be […]

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