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FORTY YEARS ON CAPITOL HILL  STRUGGLING FOR IRISH JUSTICE

Posted By: December 05, 2018

CAPITOL HILL. December 10, 2018— Forty years ago, on December 10, 1978, Fr. Sean Mc Manus opened the office of the Irish National Caucus on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC.The date, December 10, was not accidental but carefully selected and planned because it is International Human Rights Day.However, apart from the significance of the date, the mission itself was solidly founded on the teaching […]

MICHAEL CARRIGAN PRESIDENT, ILLINOIS AFL-CIO, IS RECIPIENT OF WORLD PEACE PRIZE

Posted By: December 05, 2018

Irish Echo. Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Here’s why there won’t be a Stormont executive before 2022

Posted By: December 05, 2018

There has been no executive at Stormont since January 2017 – and we shouldn’t expect one before 2022 Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, December 5, 2018 THERE is talk of talks beginning in January – January 2019 that is – about getting a local executive up and running.There may be talks but no executive, certainly not […]

 Smell of DUP climbdown on Brexit is in the air

Posted By: December 04, 2018

Tom Kelly. Irish News. Belfast. Monday, December 3, 2018 Climb down: A withdrawal from a position taken up in argument or negotiation.That is the definition given by the Oxford Dictionary. I put it out there because the smell of a climbdown pervades the air.Since the start of the entire Brexit referendum, Sammy Wilson has been to the […]

Leading economist David McWilliams says DUP needs “prosperity, not Protestants” to prevent united Ireland

Posted By: December 04, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus “This article provides Members of Congress with some key economic and political details regarding Northern Ireland/The North. It explains: “… while at the time of partition [1920-21] the six northern counties accounted for 80 percent of the island’s industrial output,[Economist David McWilliams believes] ‘commercially the union has […]

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