Pittsburgh IAUC Chapter Marching

Jim Caldwell and past chapter President Mary Mannion lead the Pittsburgh IAUC Chapter from St. Patrick’s Church to Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle during the May 2011 Pittsburgh IAUC Chapter march.


IAUC Response to “British-Irish Relations”

May 29, 2011 Letters Editor LOS ANGELES TIMES   Dear Editor: Your commentary on the relationship between England and Ireland  (“British-Irish relations:  A royal stamp of approval” 5/21) makes  reference to Ireland’s decision to remain neutral in World War II.  Her Majesty’s government often uses this reference in media briefing material  to denigrate  Ireland.  Not 20 years before the outbreak […]


Correction of “Queen Elizabeth Visit Ireland” 5/18

Letters Editor WALL STREET JOURNAL 1211 Avenue of the Americas New York, New York 10036 Dear Editor: In “Queen Elizabeth Visits Ireland” (5/18) there is a factual error that appears all too frequently in many newspapers.  It references  as fact,  “Northern Ireland opted to stay part of the U. K.,  triggering decades of violence […]


IAUC Response to NY Times News Story “Secret Archives of Ulster Troubles Faces Subpoena”

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/13/world/europe/13ireland.html?_r=1 May 14, 2011 Letter Editor NEW YORK TIMES 620 8th Ave New York, New York 10018 Dear Editor: The report of Jim Dwyer (“Secret Archives of Ulster troubles…” 5/13) is troubling.  Oral histories compiled from loyalists and Nationalists engaged in  the conflict in Ireland are being subpoenaed by England  from the Boston […]


IAUC Appeals for Obama Support In Irish Visit

May 10, 2011 Denver, CO & Washington, D. C.  The National President of the Irish American Unity Conference, attorney Thomas Burke of Denver, CO,  has released a letter he sent to President Obama in anticipation of his visit to Ireland this month.  “We have urged the President to call for truly independent inquiries […]


Ireland and the Monarchy Mess

Irish President Mary McAleese extended an invitation to Queen Elizabeth II to visit Ireland next month and the place has not been the same since.  A goodly number of Irish are ambivalent over the first visit by a British monarch to the 26 County Republic and, even  if generally anti-royalty,  […]


Members of the IAUC DC Chapter Attend the McManus Book Launch

Above and Below: Father Sean McManus, seated, Nat’l President Tom Burke and members of the DC Chapter of the IAUC rally at the McMannus book launch on May 1, 2011.   IAUC National President Tom Burke with DC Chapter President Pete Kissel and Sharon Kissel at the Dubliner Pub after […]


New York Times Bestselling Author, Pete Hamill, Will Sign His New Book

Don’t miss out! Come to Bookends May 17 to get a signature from New York Times Bestselling Author, Pete Hamill on his new book! When: Tuesday, May 17th, 7:00-10:00 PM Where: Bookends, 211 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ (across from Movie theater) http://www.book-ends.com/


An Evening with Pete Hamill

Tabloid City is a new fiction classic from the writer who has captured it perfectly for decades. Join us in welcoming bestselling author, essayist, and award-winning journalist Pete Hamill as he reads from his latest work, Tabloid City. When: Tuesday, May 10th, at 7:30 PM Where: Irish Arts Center, 553 […]


The 30th Anniversary Commemoration of the Hunger Strikes of 1981

The Pittsburgh/Western PA Chapter IAUC, along with the other Irish organizations in Pittsburgh, are sponsoring this milestone event. It will commence with a mass at St. Patrick’s Church at 17th Street and Liberty Avenue in the Strip District, Pittsburgh, followed by a procession to Mullaney’s Harp and Fiddle Irish Pub at 2323 Penn […]