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 […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

 

Gerry McGeough Freed – Finally!

From Republican News – Political prisoner Gerry McGeough has been released from Maghaberry  Prison after serving two years of his sentence for his part in an IRA  action more than 30 years ago. The former Sinn Fein Ard Chomhairle member was arrested in 2007 at an  election count centre after […]

 

IAUC Congratulates Denis McDonough as New Chief of Staff for President Obama

IAUC President Tom Burke and the Irish American Unity Conference congratulates fellow Minnesotan Denis McDonough on his appointment as President Barack Obama’s new Chief of Staff.  Mr. McDonough has close ties to Ireland and did his Master’s Thesis on the Irish Peace Process.  The IAUC wishes Mr. McDonough well and hopes he […]

 

Press Release from IAUC, AOH & Brehon Law Society on Boston College

CLINTON & HOLDER PRESSED ANEW ON SUBPOENAS OF BOSTON COLLEGE RECORDS  COLLEGE PRESIDENT & MEMBERS OF CONGRESS URGED TO OPPOSE January 18th New York City & Wash, D. C. The first session of the 2013 Congress is just starting and a new term for President Obama is beginning but a coalition […]

 

The Search for Truth: British Style

By Mike Cummings – IAUC Board Member  LATELY, there have been some unflattering portrayals of the British government in action.   There were the public inquiries:  the Leveson Commission examining newspaper illegality and collusion with government officials and the Hillsborough Commission revealing police incompetence and deceit related to the deaths of […]

 

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