Irish E3 visa bill reintroduced to Congress by Richard Neal

Posted By: May 02, 2019

Kerry O’Shea@IrishCentral. May 02, 2019The bill wants to see Irish people granted access to surplus American E3 visasIrish access to the American E3 visa program has again been introduced to Congress by Representative Richard Neal.As it stands, the E3 visa is an American working visa that is only open to Australian citizens, who are granted some 10,500 annually. However, […]

Number of Protestant pupils drops

Posted By: May 02, 2019

Number of Protestant pupils dropsSimon Doyle. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, May 1, 2019The proportion of children in “state schools” identifying as Protestant has nosedived in the last 15 years, research has found.More than one in every three pupils in controlled education is now Catholic or from “other faiths” or none.The Irish News this week revealed that […]


Posted By: April 30, 2019

Paul Topper Thompson Remembered Relatives for Justice  Belfast.Tuesday, April 30, By RFJ CEO Mark Thompson The large crowd in attendance yesterday, in rain and windswept Belfast, for the 25th anniversary of the UDA murder of Paul ‘Topper’ Thompson is testament to the high esteem in which he was held and of how he is fondly […]

The London Jew who gave his life for Ireland during Easter 1916

Posted By: April 26, 2019

The London Jew who gave his life for Ireland during Easter 1916Dermot McEvoy@IrishCentral. New York. Friday, April 26, 2019 One of the more obscure, and tragic, stories of Easter Week concerns Abraham Weeks (sometimes also known as “Wix”), a London Jew on-the-run who found himself in Dublin just as Easter Week was beginning.Weeks was not the first Jew to fight for Irish […]

Why did Nancy Pelosi visit Ireland?

Posted By: April 25, 2019

  Congressional delegation trip comes as Irish US relationship is in flux Colm Quinn. Irish Times. Dublin. Thursday, April 25, 2018 As the publication of the Mueller report laid bare, the rot in Washington runs deep. A world of quid-pro-quo backscratching, backroom dealings and deep cynicism won’t surprise anyone but to see it spelled out […]

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