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LABOR AND FR. MCMANUS

Posted By: November 27, 2023

[In February 1975, the Executive Council of the AFL-CIO invited me to Bal Harbour, Florida,  to brief them on the Irish issue. The Executive Council on that same day endorsed the Irish National Caucus. President Meany delegated Lane Kirkland, Secretary-Treasurer, to announce the endorsement at a Caucus luncheon hosted by Labor Leaders and attended by […]

Dublin riots

Posted By: November 25, 2023

        IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “This is a worth-while article about the shameful anti-immigrant violence in Dublin—the site of the 1916 Rising against England’s injustice and oppression! An Irish person opposing immigration would be like a Black person supporting slavery or a Jewish person supporting anti-Semitism […]

Is Ireland Headed for a Merger?

Posted By: November 22, 2023

  IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus.   “This is an important New York Times article, which Members of Congress and Irish-Americans should read. Of course, ‘Is Ireland Headed for Re-Unification?’ would have been a better title, but Ms. Stack doesn’t get to choose the titles.”—Fr. Sean McManus Is Ireland Headed […]

Scrapping of Police Ombudsman investigations

Posted By: November 20, 2023

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “Although amnesty is offered to others besides British soldiers, everyone knows it’s to stop investigations going to ‘to the very top’—which in the British system is ‘the King-in-Parliament.’” ——Fr. Sean McManus. Scrapping of Police Ombudsman investigations means Troubles victims have been failed again The Conservatives have ignored […]

“Orange Order needs to accept challenge of change in Belfast.”

Posted By: November 18, 2023

  IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “The Orange Order is a most prominent personification of Protestant Supremacy and of England’s viciously imposed anti-Catholicism in all Ireland, and in the Six Counties of Northern Ireland since 1920. The Order is a fervent supporter of the appalling anti-Catholicism exhibited by King Charles […]

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