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The Irish and Irish American signatories of the Declaration of Independence

Posted By: July 04, 2020

  There were three men who were born in Ireland that were signatories of the US Declaration of Independence. Learn about the historic document’s Irish links here! Brendan Patrick Keane @IrishCentral   Saturday, July 4, 2020 https://www.irishcentral.com/opinion/others/declaration-of-independence-irish-signatories?utm_campaign=Best+of+IC+-+July+4+-+2020-07- The Declaration of Independence has several Irish links, Getty The Declaration of Independence’s Irish signatories officially signed the document […]

How Alexander Hamilton defended the rights of Catholics in a young America

Posted By: July 03, 2020

  Jason K. Duncan. America Magazine.  October 26, 2016 Alexander Hamilton—the founding father of the moment thanks to the hit musical based on his life—is generally not associated with the cause of religious freedom in the United States. Among Hamilton’s contemporaries, that honor is usually reserved for one of his great rivals, Thomas Jefferson, the […]

Victims’ advocate scathing of legacy issue handling

Posted By: July 02, 2020

  David Young. Irish News. July 2, 2020Halting investigations into the majority of unsolved Troubles’ killings will send a signal to dissident republicans that they can get away with violence, a Westminster committee has heard.Victims advocate Sandra Peake said loyalists still engaged in violence could also be emboldened by the plans.Ms. Peake, who is CEO of the Wave trauma centre in […]

Sinn Féin’s strength in Dáil Éireann has forced Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael to form historic coalition

Posted By: July 01, 2020

 Deaglán de Bréadún. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, July 1, 2020 Anyone who uses the Irish-language version of their name will be all-too-familiar with the difficulty some people have in pronouncing it.I could write a book on the subject and, if they were still around, the Marx Brothers might turn it into a movie script.Remember the fun they had with the other name […]

U.S. FOREIGN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM–SEAN’S TESTIMONY

Posted By: June 30, 2020

THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 1997 House of Representatives, Page 6       PREV PAGE       TOP OF DOC Committee on International Relations, Washington, DC. The Committee met, pursuant to notice, at 9:37 a.m. in room 2172, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC, Hon. Benjamin A. Gilman (chairman of the Committee) presiding. Chairman GILMAN. The Committee will come to order. […]

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