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

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

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 […]


  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 […]

When Winston Churchill said the wrong thing . .

Gordon Lucy. News Letter (Belfast) February 22, 2012 This month one hundred years ago Winston Churchill addressed an audience of nationalists in Celtic Park, Belfast, and told them of his support for Home Rule. Local historian GORDON LUCY reflects on the infamous visit ELECTED as a Conservative MP in 1900, Winston Churchill crossed the floor […]

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