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The U.S. Role in the Irish Conflict

THE U. S. ROLE IN THE IRISH CONFLICT  By Michael Cummings  Most Americans have become accustomed to thinking that Britain’s partition of Ireland in 1920 without benefit of one Irish vote and the conflict that ensues today is solely Britain’s doing. Not exactly. The British government could not have perfected partition without America’s help. Indifference [...]

 

RICHARD HAASS AND THE BLUE BLOOD PRINCESS

COMMENTARY BY MICHAEL CUMMINGS – President Obama’s Special Envoy to Ireland, Ambassador Richard Haass, will shortly end his mission to seek common ground on three contentious issues stalling the progress of peace in Northern Ireland.  Actually the disputes over flags and parades are the side show.  The main point of [...]

 

From Boston College News on HET

  So the tapes have been handed over –   Crisis In Historical Enquiries Team Probe Of NI’s Past Shows Need For A Fresh Start And An End To Boston College Probe   Crisis In Historical Enquiries Team Probe Of NI’s Past Shows Need For A Fresh Start And An End [...]

 

ACTION ALERT ON PATRICK FINUCANE MURDER

Many Irish-Americans and others have been energized by the efforts of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, the Brehon Law Society and the Irish-American Unity Conference like never before.  Why?  The Congressional Hearing in May held by Congressman Smith on the British governments murder of Patrick Finucane, the 15th anniversary symposium held in [...]

 

Showdown Looms on Boston College Subpoenas

It’s fish or cut bait time. We wish to thank those who have steadfastly persevered with our advocacy efforts as the litigation battle winds down.  Now every effort must be made to persuade our Attorney General, Secretary of State and the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that this is an [...]

 

On Boston College & British Gangsters

Few who have followed the British demand for records from the Irish archives of Boston College understand their motive. Fewer still grasp why America would accede to it. Their demand ostensibly concerns a search for truth but, if the topic is Ireland, nobody is better at concealing it than Britain. The demand came in the form [...]

 

GOOD FRIDAY AGREEMENT 15TH ANNIVERSARY SYMPOSIUM

 ALERT Thursday, May 23, 2013 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM COOPER UNION GREAT HALL/ THE FOUNDATION BUILDING SEVEN EAST 7TH STREET BETWEEN 3RD AND 4TH AVE NEW YORK, NY This event features Senator George Mitchell who will be the keynote speaker on the 15th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement [...]

 

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

The IAUC National Board wishes all a blessed and Happy St. Patrick’s Day.  May there be much love, joy and laughter shared by all on this, the most special day of the Irish, the feast day of our patron saint.

 

Francie Malloy wins mid-Ulster by-election

Congratulations to Francie Malloy for winning the seat vacated by Martin McGuinness http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gzDR_T5ufU&feature=youtu.be

 

Pittsburgh Chapter – Free Talk on Feb. 16th 3:00PM Speaker: Jon McCourt All Welcome

Jon McCourt has been a community Peace Activist and a member of the Peace and Reconciliation Group in the City of Derry for over 30 years. As a young man he went on the first Civil Rights March in Derry in October, 1968. He has been actively engaged in almost [...]