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INC Steps Up Ford Boycott

The Irish News (Belfast) Saturday December 9, 1995 In Brief: The Irish National Caucus in America is to step up its boycott campaign against the Ford Motor company. Fr. Sean McManus said last night that the caucus was launching a direct mail campaign to half a million Irish-American households urging them not to buy Ford […]

“Don’t Call Off Ford Boycott” Say Ford Employees

Washington, D.C., December 8, 1995 — Ford employees in Belfast think it would be a great mistake for Irish-Americans to call off the Ford Boycott. “I have talked to some Ford employees,” said Father McManus, President of the Irish National Caucus — the group that launched the Boycott in October 1986. “They feel very strongly […]

Harland and Wolff Boycott Called Off

Washington, D.C., November 16, 1995 — The Irish National Caucus — the Irish Lobby on Capitol Hill, has called off its four year old boycott of Timex watches. Timex is owned by Fred Olsen, owner of Harland and Wolff. The Caucus launched the Timex boycott when Olsen purchased Harland and Wolff to protest anti-Catholic discrimination […]

MacBride In Wisconsin

Washington, D.C., November 10, 1995 — A Bill on the MacBride Principles has been introduced into the State Senate of Wisconsin. Father Sean McManus, President of the Irish National Caucus visited Wisconsin a couple of years ago to push for a Bill. He said, “I am delighted that we now finally have a Bill. I […]

Strong Report Language Attached to International Fund for Ireland

Washington, D.C., October 27, 1995 — The House and Senate Conference has attached strong language to the $19.6 MILLION contribution to the International Fund for Ireland (I.F.I.) for Fiscal Year 1996 in the Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill Conference Report. The Report says: “The conferees strongly urge the International Fund for Ireland to take every step […]

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