Category Archives: Irish America

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh!

Today is indeed a bitter-sweet day for us.  For, as we celebrate our beloved Patron Saint, Patrick, we also mourn our recently departed dear friend Nina Ogden.  Nina was a beautiful soul whose tireless efforts on behalf of humanity will … Continue reading

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The untold story of how the heroic Irish won the American Revolution

“Quite simply, without the disproportionate and significant contributions of the Irish on all levels (political, military, and economic), America would not have won its struggle for independence.  In consequence, the Irish odyssey during the American Revolution is one of the … Continue reading

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Chairman Joint Chiefs General Dempsey sings “The Parting Glass” at his farewell (VIDEO)

General Martin Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, retired earlier this week after 41 year of service in the US military. In addition to his military skill and wise leadership, Dempsey, 63, who held the highest ranking … Continue reading

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“Celebrating O’Donovan Rossa – A continuum of struggle”: Gerry Adams

by Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams In February Sinn Féin launched our national campaign to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising. It was and is a first class programme which included a re-enactment of the funeral of veteran Fenian … Continue reading

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McGuinness to brief US administration on political crisis

Sinn Féin MLA Martin McGuinness will travel to the US tomorrow to seek support for a resolution to the crisis threatening the political institutions in the North. Speaking ahead of meetings with the Friends of Ireland caucus on Capitol Hill, the State … Continue reading

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Trailer: Our Exiled Children – The story of Irish America’s role in the 1916 Rising

Courtesy of Friends of Sinn Féin Short trailer for a new film by Friends of Sinn Féin chronicling the central role of Irish America in the planning and execution of the Easter Rising 1916. Due for release in Autumn 2015.

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Lá an Neamhspleáchais sona daoibh!

A chara Gael agus Meiriceánaigh, Given where we stand, celebrations may be appropriately restricted as per orders from the top but still it’s a good time to pause for a moment, remember Yorktown and what it means, and then press … Continue reading

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