Memoirs - Mac Ireland


By: Bryan T. McMahon,publisher, The Ponchatoula Times    Article published in The Ponchatoula Times and in The Independence Times   Date: June 27, 2014 at 2:56:57 PM EDT Fr. Sean McManus an equal opportunity flail when it comes to international injustice. “My American Struggle for Justice in Northern Ireland . . . and the Holy Land,” […]

Ballymurphy shootings: 36 hours in Belfast that left 10 dead

More than 40 years after the shootings in a west Belfast neighbourhood, the Guardian has reconstructed the events surrounding what appears to be a killing spree by soldiers of the Parachute Regiment, just months before Bloody Sunday Interactive: map of Ballymurphy showing where the victims were shot A mural commemorating the 1971 shootings in Ballymurphy, west Belfast, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Paul McErlane for the Guardian. Ian Cobain. Thursday 26 June 2014   One of the most tragic and controversial episodes of the conflict in Northern Ireland will be relived in a Belfast courtroom on Friday when a preliminary hearing is held […]

Pope prays at Israel’s West Bank separation barrier

    BBC. May 25, 2014 The Pope rested his head against Israel’s separation barrier as he prayed   Pope Francis has prayed at the concrete barrier Israel is building in and around the West Bank during his three-day tour of the Middle East. The unscheduled stop came after he called for an end to the “increasingly unacceptable” Palestinian-Israeli conflict. […]

My American Struggle for Justice in Northern Ireland

Shelia Langan. Irish America. June/July, 2012. In My American Struggle for Justice in Northern Ireland, Fr. Sean McManus tells an important and highly personal account of his years of lobbying and non-violent protest on Capitol Hill in his mission to achieve justice in Northern Ireland. McManus, who founded the National Irish Caucus in 1974 and […]

Living in America, Ending Injustice in Ireland

Book Review: My American Struggle for Justice in Northern Ireland Joe Martin. Real Change Newspaper.Oct 26, 2011, Vol: 18, No: 41 In 1963 South African politician Belthazar Johannes Vorster looked longingly at Northern Ireland’s vicious Special Powers Act, a draconian law aimed at the Catholic minority. Vorster, who would become president of South Africa’s cruel, racially […]

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