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 […]

 

Loyalism – The Lost Opportunity Redux

http://plutopress.wordpress.com/2013/01/15/the-lost-opportunity-redux-tony-novosel/ The Lost Opportunity Redux – Tony Novosel 15/01/2013 When I finished writing Northern Ireland’s Lost Opportunity, I hoped it would begin a serious reappraisal of loyalism and move us away from what Graham Spencer calls, “the standard one-dimensional representation of loyalism that so dominates the media and popular imagination” as well […]

 

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 […]

 

The legal position on amnesties and the duty to prosecute – from Boston College subpoena website

http://bostoncollegesubpoena.wordpress.com/2012/09/13/news-of-interest-the-legal-position-on-amnesties-and-the-duty-to-prosecute/ The legal position on amnesties and the duty to prosecute PROFESSOR KIERAN MCEVOY September 13, 2012 Eamonn Mallie.com In response to The Reverend Lesley Carroll’s call (in the comments section of Brian Rowan’s article titled: “The sorry truth – Are we healing or hiding from the past?”) for members […]

 

Sinn Fein on hiring/rehiring PSNI Officers

Press Release from Sinn Fein  2/10/2012     Audit Office report should signal end of retiring/rehiring – Sinn Féin Sinn Féin spokesperson on Policing Gerry Kelly commenting on the imminent publication of the Audit Office Report into the retire and rehire policy within the PSNI said: “There is no place for an […]

 

New information on Boston College – Press Statement Released 9/14/12

Statement by Ed Moloney, former Director, The Belfast Project, Boston College For Release September 12th 2012  Press Contact: Sabina Clarke – +1 215-509-2345; 215-908-7960 PREAMBLE When the US government served subpoenas on Boston College’s Belfast Project archive in May 2011 on behalf of the PSNI, the subsequent legal challenge was led by […]

 

IAUC NAT’L PRESIDENT TO SPEAK ON ECHOES OF ERIN SEPT 16, 2012 1:30PM ET

Mark your calendars for Sunday September 16, 2012 – 1:30pm and tune in on the radio or listen on the web to Echoes of Erin with host Diane Byrnes.  She will be interviewing IAUC Nat’l President Thomas Burke, Jr. and following up on the Boston College court case.  Tune in […]

 

BOSTON COLLEGE UPDATE: N.I. COURT GRANTS INJUNCTION TO BLOCK PSNI

Excellent news from Ed Maloney: Belfast High Court has this afternoon granted us an injunction stopping the PSNI from accessing any interviews that may be handed over. – email of 9/7/12 BOSTON COLLEGE SUBPOENAS PRESS RELEASE, Sept 6th 2012 As Boston College’s appeal to limit the handover of interviews from […]

 

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