Tag Archives: Niall O’Dowd

Niall O’Dowd Exclusive for Irish Central: Gerry Adams on 1916 and the counter-revolution that followed

By Niall O’Dowd at Irish Central It is amazing to note that Gerry Adams, head of Sinn Féin, to the best of my research, has done very few interviews on 1916. Arguably, the Sinn Féin leader’s opinion on that revolutionary … Continue reading

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Why Martin O’Malley is a very different kind of Irish American politician by Niall O’Dowd — Irish Central

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination yesterday.Photo by: Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun Martin O’Malley made it official yesterday on a perfect day in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor where he announced for President of the United States. … 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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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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Political correctness run amok as Irish rebel songs attacked

Political correctness run amok as Irish rebel songs attacked   by Niall O’Dowd @irishcentral   The head of the Irish soccer federation – the Football Association of Ireland – has been forced to apologize because he sang an Irish rebel … Continue reading

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