Posted By: June 22, 2020

  And to others who are dedicated to justice, unity,  and solidarityOur splendid internet Irish Petition—“Ireland, too, has the right to be One Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all”— has now been signed by 10,000 people worldwide— This is a significant number, setting us on course to get another 10,000 signers. And, with your help, I know it can be done. Please […]

Ireland shouldn’t be forgotten when reconsidering Winston Churchill

Posted By: June 22, 2020

  Winston Churchill is either revered or loathed, but it always important to consider his history in Ireland during such discussions. James O’Shea @IrishCentral Jun 17, 2020 A statue of Winston Churchill in London was defaced during a Black Lives Matter protest on June 7, 2020. Getty Images Winston Churchill is divisive; he’s either revered […]

Irish News, Belfast. June 20, 1970

Posted By: June 20, 2020

On This Day [in history]By Eamonn PhoenixIrish News, Saturday, June 20, 2020Minority VoiceAnti-Unionist candidates scored a resounding treble at the General Election when the redoubtable pair, Gerry Fitt and Bernadette Devlin, were returned to Westminster with increased majorities and Frank McManus became the new Member for Fermanagh-South Tyrone at the expense of the outgoing Unionist. This is now the most formidable anti-Unionist representation ever to […]

Bernice King: The Pope and my father, united in the same dream

Posted By: June 20, 2020

Bernice Albertine King in audience with Pope Francis, 12 March 2018   Just after Freedom Day, celebrated by African Americans with particular emotion after the killing of George Floyd, Martin Luther King’s daughter reflects with Vatican Media on the nonviolent battle for equality and underlines the particular harmony between Pope Francis and her father. By […]

Gerry Adams remembers “extraordinary” Jean Kennedy Smith

Posted By: June 19, 2020

Gerry Adams, the former president of Sinn Féin, offers his condolences on the passing of Jean Kennedy Smith, the former US Ambassador to Ireland.IrishCentral Staff@IrishCentral  Friday, June 19, 2020 Gerry Adams recalls the “pivotal” role Jean Kennedy Smith played in the Northern Ireland peace process.Editor’s Note: Jean Kennedy Smith, the former US Ambassador to Ireland, passed away in New York this week at the […]

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