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Derek Warfield to Perform for Fr Mc Manus

Posted By: March 29, 2013

The legendary Irish ballad singer , Derek Warfield – for many years leader of the Wolfe Tones and now leader of the Young Wolfe Tones – will provide entertainment for the launch of Fr. Mc Manus’s Memoirs in Dublin Castle on Tuesday, April 5 at 6:30 PM. “ I am honored and humbled Derek would […]

Ireland’s not-so-silent witness in the United States

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Friday, 1st April, 2011 9:30am Ireland’s not-so-silent witness in the United States by Sarah Saunderson It was the ultimate irony that a Kinawley priest moved to America in the early 1970s to keep him quiet ended up walking the most powerful corridors of the world to see laws passed there as a result of his […]

Fr. Mc Manus’ Speech in Dublin Castle

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Fr. Mc Manus’ Speech in Dublin Castle on the Launching of his Memoirs My American Struggle for Justice in Northern Ireland Tuesday, April 5, 2011 When I first went to America on October 2, 1972, I assumed that there were two basic constituencies I could appeal to: The left wing of the Democratic Party (especially […]

Dublin Book Launch Huge Success

Posted By: March 29, 2013

April 6, 2011 Fr. Mc Manus’ Dublin launch of his Memoirs, “ My American Struggle for Justice in Northern Ireland “ (Collins Press, Cork) was a resounding success. Held in Dublin Castle — once the seat of British administration for the whole of Ireland –it attracted over three hundred guests. Apart from Fr. Mc Manus, […]

US Support Cited by Priest

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Irish Times. Wednesday, April 6, 2011 The greatest support in the US on issues of injustice, rights and discrimination in Northern Ireland came from outside the Irish-American community, campaigner Fr Seán McManus has said. “Those who helped me most were not Irish and often not Catholic,” Fr McManus said. “They were Jewish-Americans, Italian-Americans and African-Americans.” […]

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