Tag Archives: Irish American

British Royal Snobs are Simply Revolting Say New Yorkers

Denis Hamill, N.Y. Daily News columnist, published a right on the mark column on Buckingham Palace’s insistence that American reporters respect a certain dress code if they want to cover the N.Y. visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, … Continue reading

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Obama’s Killing Spree Will Be Focus of Brennan Confirmation Hearing

The leaking of the White Paper on President Obama’s targetted killing of American citizens, has put his murderous policy under intensified scrutiny on the eve of the Senate confirmation hearing for John Brennan, Obama’s nominee for CIA Director, which will … Continue reading

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New York fundraiser for the Irish Famine Tribunal to examine legacy of the Great Famine in Ireland

Ahead of Fordham Law School assessment Tribunal aims to cover their costs with Manhattan fundraiser By JANE WALSH, IrishCentral Staff Writer The Irish Famine Tribunal has planned a fundraiser in South Street Seaport, Manhattan, ahead of the Fordham Law School … Continue reading

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From the EIR Archives – Northern Ireland Deal Renews Hope (April 24 1998)

On April 10, an historic agreement was signed between previously warring parties in Northern Ireland and the governments of Ireland and Britain, to end 30 years of bloodshed, known as the Troubles. Without President Clinton’s personal intervention, this would not … Continue reading

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Dempsey Takes His War Avoidance Organizing to Ireland

Watch RTÉ interview with General Martin Dempsey After General Dempsey organized against military attacks in Syria and Iran while in London he went on to Dublin for the American football exhibition game between Notre Dame and Navy. In an exclusive … Continue reading

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Republican Party economic policies similar to those which starved Irish says Famine book author

In a Daily Beast column, author John Kelly writes that Paul Ryan is “making the same economic mistakes that hurt his forefather in the Great Famine.” Kelly, who is the author of  the upcoming “The Graves Are Walking: The Great … Continue reading

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Uniting Ireland and the role that the United States can play in achieving this

Partition has not worked and it is time for a completely new structure By LEANNE PEACOCK, IrishCentral Contributing Writer The issue of re-uniting Ireland is one that has had a constant presence since Partition was enacted in 1922. The one … Continue reading

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Gerry Adams on Rory’s Law

From his blog -Léargas .. I fist met Rory Staunton when he was a baby. He is the son of Ciaran and Orlaith Staunton. Ciaran is from County Mayo and Orlaith from Louth. Ciaran is the co-founder of the Irish … Continue reading

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Britain in the Dock: An Irish Famine Tribunal Set

New York — An Gorta Mór — the Great Hunger of mid-19th century Ireland — is probably the most contentious issue among nationalist, revisionist and post-revisionist historians.   The population of Ireland was reduced by a half, with those missing who … Continue reading

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The Fenian Raid and Battle of Ridgeway June 1-3, 1866

by Benedict Maryniak “We are the Fenian Brotherhood, skilled in the arts of war, And we’re going to fight for Ireland, the land we adore, Many battles we have won, along with the boys in blue, And we’ll go and … Continue reading

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