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1974 Dublin/Monaghan bombings an effort to start a civil war?

A new Irish TV documentary has claimed that the purpose of the Dublin/Monaghan bombings in 1974 was to start a civil war. The bombings were carried out by Loyalists acting under orders from British Army agents the documentary revealed. The … Continue reading

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The end of the United Kingdom foretold after Scottish vote

By Niall O’Dowd at Irish Central This British election will go down in history not for the shock margin of victory by the Conservatives but for sounding the death knell of the United Kingdom. The Scottish Nationalist Party has surpassed … Continue reading

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Could Orange be the new green in Ireland as some are seeking?

By Niall O’Dowd at Irish Central. Ireland should rejoin the Commonwealth; we all need to be careful how we celebrate the Easter Rising; Unionist landmarks such as partition should also be celebrated; the British soldiers who died in the Easter … Continue reading

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“60 Minutes” exposes shameful Boston College IRA tapes project

Boston College will be hanging its head after Sunday’s “60 Minutes” expose that showed the damage the Boston College Oral History Project did to the participants and indirectly the Irish peace process. Boston College has never accepted full responsibility for … Continue reading

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Gerry Adams to appear on CBS “60 Minutes” this Sunday

Gerry Adams, has granted a rare interview to Scott Pelley of “60 Minutes” which will air on Sunday, April 5. The CBS blurb notes “Many believe Adams could be the Republic of Ireland’s prime minister someday. He is careful in … Continue reading

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How speaking Irish saved my life on the run from United Arab Emirates police

By Sean O’Driscoll for Irish Central. “What the hell would you want to speak Irish for? It’s just so…obscure.” The words of my school friend, Martin, stuck with me my whole life and still make me laugh. I used to … Continue reading

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Revolution as Irish American leaders slam Cardinal Dolan over ISIS/IRA

By Niall O’Dowd at Irish Central There was a not so quiet revolution in Irish America last week, one that should not go unnoticed. Four different Irish American groups, most notably the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH), America’s largest Irish … Continue reading

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