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Hyde Harassment Hearings Irish-Americans Hurt And Bewildered

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Washington, D.C. March 29, 2002 — A proposal by the Chairman of the House International Relations Committee(HIRC), Congressman Henry Hyde(R.-IL.) , to hold Hearings on three Irishmen jailed in Columbia is causing hurt and bewilderment to Irish-Americans who are working for peace in Northern Ireland.They see the move as ” harassment Hearings” — harassing the […]

We scuttled Flanagan’s FBI job, priest says

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Ulster Herald January 25 2002 By Rosetta Donnelly INTENSIVE lobbying by Washington-based Fr Sean McManus may explain why PSNI Chief Constable Sir Ronnie Flanagan has put back his retirment date. The Fermanagh-born priest, who is President of the Irish National Caucus on Capitol Hill, has been working all out to ensure that Flanagan is not […]

Mac Bride Success in Florida Repeal-Attempt Beaten Back

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Washington, D.C. January 23, 2002 — The attempt to repeal Mac Bride Principles- legislation in the State of Florida has been beaten back.” I am happy to report that the Bill that would repeal Mac Bride has been withdrawn by its sponsor, Senator Debby P. Sanderson (Republican, Fort Lauderdale)”, said Fr. Sean Mc Manus, President […]

IRA-FARC link probe likely to go forward

Posted By: March 29, 2013

© 2001 Irish Echo Newspaper Corp. December 19-25, 2001 By Jack Holland There is no prospect that the inquiry into allegations about links between the IRA and the Colombian narco-terrorist group FARC will stop, despite pressure to have them halted, according to a well-placed Washington source. “Any idea that this will go away is foolish, […]

Irish-Americans Reaction To O’Loan Report

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Washington, D.C. December 16 2001–Irish-Americans were more shocked by the British Government reaction to the O’Loan Report than by the Report itself. ” Nothing about Sir Ronnie Flanagan would surprise Irish-Americans”, said Fr. Sean Mc Manus, President of the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus.” But what has really shocked them is the way Northern Ireland […]

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