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CREATING A NEW AND ACCEPTABLE POLICE SERVICE FOR NORTHERN IRELAND

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Testimony of Fr. Sean McManus, President, Irish National Caucus before the House International Relations Committee April 22, 1999 INTRODUCTION If the peace-process in Northern Ireland is to succeed — and if the great promise of the Good Friday Agreement is to be fulfilled — it is absolutely essential that there be a police service that […]

20 Years on Capitol Hill Campaigning for Justice and Peace

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Washington, D.C., December 2, 1998 — Twenty years ago on December 10, 1978 — International Human Rights Day — the Irish National Caucus opened its Headquarters on Capitol Hill — making the Caucus the first Irish-American organization in history to have an office on Capitol Hill. (The Friends of Irish Freedom had an office in […]

Congratulations to Hume and Trimble Nobel Prize Cements Peace Process

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Washington, D.C., October 16, 1998 — The President of the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus has welcomed the Nobel Peace Prize going to Northern Ireland leaders. “I congratulate John Hume and David Trimble,” said Fr. Sean McManus, Caucus President. “This prize not only awards John and David but it also powerfully validates the peace-process itself […]

Second Senator Quits Caucus Because of Clinton Support

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Washington, D.C., October 15, 1998 — A second U.S. Senator has quit as a “Congressional Friend” of the Irish National Caucus, because of its campaign against the impeachment of President Clinton. Senator James Jeffords, a Republican from Vermont, has asked the Irish National Caucus to remove his name from the letterhead where the Caucus lists […]

Senator Thurmond Quits Irish National Caucus Because of Clinton Support

Posted By: March 29, 2013

Washington, D.C., October 1, 1998 — The oldest member of the U.S. Senate has resigned as a Congressional Friend of the Capitol Hill-based Irish lobby, the Irish National Caucus. 95-year-old Strom Thurmond, Republican from South Carolina, has asked that his name be taken of the list of Congressional Friends that appears on the Caucus’ official […]

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