Human Rights Must Be at the Heart and Core of Irish Peace Process

Washington, D.C., October 9, 1997 — Welcoming today’s Congressional Hearing on human rights before the Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights, the President of the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus, Fr. Sean McManus, said, “Human rights must be at the heart and core of the Irish peace process. Without human rights and justice there […]

Fr. McManus on the Cease-Fire

Washington, D.C., July 20, 1997 — Fr. Sean McManus, President of the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus, said, “I can not think of a better response than to paraphrase the late great Dr. Martin Luther King, ‘A cease-fire at last! A cease-fire at last! Thank God Almighty, we have a cease-fire at last!’ And thanks […]

Ford Hammered at Congressional Hearing Long Record of Anti-Catholic Discrimination at Belfast Plant

Washington, D.C., March 13, 1997 — A key Congressional Committee was told today about Ford’s long history of anti-Catholic discrimination at its plant in Belfast. Fr. Sean McManus, President of the Capitol Hill based Irish National Caucus — a long time critic of Ford — gave testimony before the House International Relations Committee and presented […]


Washington, D.C., February 14, 1997 — The Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus has reacted in dismay and sadness to the killing of the British soldier, Stephen Restorick, in Bessbrook, Armanagh. “I condemn this killing utterly,” said Fr. Sean McManus, Irish National Caucus President. “How is the cause of justice and peace served by the killing […]

N.Y. Members of Congress Score Highly on Irish Issues Except Sen. Moynihan, Reps. McHugh & Velazquez

Washington, D.C., September 26, 1996 — All but three Members of Congress from the State of New York have endorsed the agenda of “Irish-Americans for ’96.” There are 33 Congressional Members– including the two United States Senators from New York. The Irish National Caucus — the Capitol Hill-based Irish lobby — launched”Irish-Americans for ’96” on […]

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