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Organize and unite. That is what Martin would want.

A short video tribute to Martin McGuinness, one of Ireland’s most iconic Irish republican leaders who sadly passed away in March 2017.

 
Mary Lou McDonald reacts to Brexit – EU guidelines announcement

Mary Lou McDonald reacts to Brexit – EU guidelines announcement

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald TD welcomes the EU recognising the provision in the Good Friday Agreement to end partition and create a united Ireland.

 
Recent New Jersey Chapter Meeting

Recent New Jersey Chapter Meeting

Over thirty people attended the recent monthly meeting of the New Jersey 5th & 9th Congressional chapter of the IAUC to hear national President, Peter Kissel, discuss his thoughts on the effect of Brexit on Northern Ireland and the border that divides the island of Ireland. Peter stressed the border […]

 

Bill Clinton’s Eulogy for Martin McGuinness

Former US President Bill Clinton gave a touching eulogy at the funeral of former Irish Republican Army (IRA) commander and Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness.

 

The following is the graveside oration for Martin McGuinness delivered

by Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams at his funeral on March 23, 2017 Ar dtus ba mhaith liom mo chomhbhron a dheanamh le Bernie, bean cheile Martin, Fiachra, Grainne, Fionnuala agus Emmett agus garphaisti s’acu. Ta Sinn Fein an-bhroduil as Martin McGuinness. Cuis mhor broin againn uilig gur chaill muid […]

 

Implementation of previous agreements is required to form an Executive – O’Neill

Sinn Féin MLA Michelle O’Neill has said a deal to implement previous agreements is required in order to form an Executive. Michelle O’Neill said: “I spoke to the leaders of the other main parties and sought their agreement to cancel today’s sitting of the Assembly. That was the right decision. […]

 

The Benefits of Irish Unification – It’s the Economy Stupid!

Based on current economic analyses* conducted on the benefits of Irish unification the following estimates have been made: Unification will raise the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the six counties of Ireland currently under British rule, by 2.1 to 2.6 billion euro in the first year after unification. The GDP […]

 
Pat Finucane Memorial Event

Pat Finucane Memorial Event

 

March 2017 News Summary and Opinion Regarding the Snap Elections in the North

From Peter Kissel, President: As you might expect, the Nationalists’ surge in last week’s elections in the North has brought out a flurry of news articles, columns, and TV broadcasts in the Republic as well as the North. I am surprised that most of them have been quite respectful of […]

 

Irish Ambassador to the United States Anne Anderson Steps Down as Dan Mulhall takes on New Role

The Irish American Unity Conference will definitely miss Anne Anderson, but we will be establishing relationships with Ireland’s new Ambassador to the US, Dan Mulhall, immediately. Read some stories that profile him. Read some stories that profile him. Ambassador Mulhall’s remarks at BIPA’s Committee B, House of Commons, 27 February […]