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A CLIP FROM THE PAST: A NARROW MARGIN IN FERMANAGH AND SOUTH TYRONE

Posted By: April 04, 2015

  By Gareth Gordon. BBC News. 2 April 2015 Lough Erne in County Fermanagh, pictured in 1981It is more than 30 years since Bobby Sands was elected as an MP, but where politics is concerned time stands still in Fermanagh and South Tyrone.“I think it’s very much back to 1981,” says Bernie O’Connor, who played a role […]

IMMIGRATION

Posted By: November 25, 2014

 On November 20 2014, US President Barack Obama announced Executive Orders on Deferred Action for some immigrants. This serves as tremendous relief from threat of deportation for Irish families with US Born Children. Irish work visa holders, as well as their spouses, now have eased ability to apply for permanent resident visas and move between […]

Exclusive: VP Joe Biden on the Irish and the undocumented issue

Posted By: November 25, 2014

Exclusive: VP Joe Biden on the Irish and the undocumented issue Op-ed by Vice President Joe Biden. Irish Central. Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Vice President Joe Biden speaks about immigration and his Irish roots at Irish America magazine event.Photo by: Irish American Magazine / Sade JosephMy grandfather Ambrose Finnegan always told me, “Never forget where you came from, Joey.” He wasn’t merely reminding me […]

Irish government warns undocumented not to return home at Christmas

Posted By: November 24, 2014

James O’Shea @irishcentral November 24,2014 Fears that some undocumented Irish will be stranded at home if they return for the holidays. Irish immigration groups and Irish Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan are warning Irish immigrants who are undocumented not to return home for Christmas as the Obama executive order documents will not be available until spring […]

SLUMBERING STORMONT IS IMMUNE TO REVOLUTION

Posted By: November 22, 2014

  Patrick Murphy.Irish News (Belfast).Saturday, November 22, 2014 OH dear, it looks like the revolution may have started in the south, while we in the north have reared a new generation which does not even know how to build a barricade. Dublin has recently witnessed the Tánaiste trapped in her car for two hours by […]

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