Author Archive: iauc

 
Information Watchdog Investigates Police Refusal to Hand Over Massacre Fingerprint Evidence

Information Watchdog Investigates Police Refusal to Hand Over Massacre Fingerprint Evidence

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is investigating Police Service Northen Ireland’s refusal to hand over basic information relating to fingerprint evidence police gathered in the aftermath of the McGurk’s Bar Massacre. The families believe the police have either destroyed the evidence or it relates to named Loyalist agents on its […]

 
Twin Cities IAUC Easter Rising Commemoration

Twin Cities IAUC Easter Rising Commemoration

On April 28 at 2pm the Twin Cities chapter of the Irish American Unity Conference will be participating in an Easter Rising commemoration. It’ll be at the Dubliner pub in St. Paul Minnesota, in conjunction with Minnesota for a United Ireland.

 
British Authorities Denied and Delayed in Murder of Civilian

British Authorities Denied and Delayed in Murder of Civilian

Irish government files from the National Archives of Ireland prove how the British authorities lied, denied, and delayed Irish officials seeking basic information into the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) murder of Donegal civilian, Michael Leonard. Belfast victims’ charity, Paper Trail, retrieved a Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) file in Dublin […]

 
Paper Trail

Paper Trail

    Paper Trail ⁦‪@papertrailpro‬⁩ Watch this short webinar introducing our free online courses for victims and survivors of the conflict in Ireland and Britain. Simply leave your email to register and you can watch now or whenever suits you papertrail.pro/webinar-introd… pic.twitter.com/rc0roMhnT5   3/21/24, 11:36 AM    

 
Irish Unity Summit Gallery

Irish Unity Summit Gallery

The IAUC co-sponsored and participated in the Irish Unity Summit held in New York City on March 1. The venue was the historic Great Hall at Cooper Union where many of the nation’s leading figures, including Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass, have spoken. The theme of the day was unification […]

 
Irish Unity Summit

Irish Unity Summit

A Letter From Ireland a Chara, I am in New York for the Irish Unity Summit. It has been months of planning and preparations. The venue is sold out. The panelists are all in town. The “go” button will be pressed in a couple of hours. Hopefully, it will be […]

 
Statement of the Irish American Unity Conference on Ireland’s Challenge to UK’s Legacy Act

Statement of the Irish American Unity Conference on Ireland’s Challenge to UK’s Legacy Act

December 20, 2023 Washington, DC The Irish American Unity Conference applauds and endorses the Irish Government’s decision to take an interstate case in the European Court of Human Rights to challenge the UK over the heinous Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Act. We are aware that this decision involved […]

 
Families of the Time For Truth Campaign Thank Irish Government

Families of the Time For Truth Campaign Thank Irish Government

The families of the Time for Truth Campaign have given warm thanks to the Irish Government for initiating an inter-state case against the United Kingdom and its so-called Legacy and Reconciliation Act. The Time for Truth Campaign represents thousands of victims and survivors of the conflict in Ireland and Britain […]

 
Ballymurphy Massacre families call on Taoiseach to take interstate case against Legacy Bill

Ballymurphy Massacre families call on Taoiseach to take interstate case against Legacy Bill

THE Ballymurphy Massacre families have called on Taoiseach Leo Varadkar not to leave victims behind. Mr Varadkar was at Newforge Conference and Sports Complex as part of an £850 million peace funding announcement for the North. Read the rest of the article

 
Great Britain’s Great Shame, New York Times and Washington Post Ads

Great Britain’s Great Shame, New York Times and Washington Post Ads

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Say no to Amnesty for British State killers

Say no to Amnesty for British State killers

 
Robert Emmet Commemoration

Robert Emmet Commemoration

September 18, 2022 | Noon | Golden Gate Park Band Concourse The statue of Robert Emmet, which stands in front of the Academy of Science in the San Francisco Golden Gate Park, was dedicated by Eamon De Valera 102 years ago this September. Every year since, the Irish community in […]

 
Ad Hoc Committee to Protect the Good Friday Agreement

Ad Hoc Committee to Protect the Good Friday Agreement

August 21, 2023 The Rt. Hon. Rishi Sunak Prime Minister 10 Downing Street London, Great Britain SW1A 2AA Dear Prime Minister Sunak: In August of 2021, our committee wrote to your predecessor, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, expressing our deep dismay at his decision to breach the New Decade, New Approach […]

 
Relatives of McGurk’s bar victims criticise ombudsman over fingerprint evidence

Relatives of McGurk’s bar victims criticise ombudsman over fingerprint evidence

Updated / Wednesday, 16 Aug 2023 The Office of the Police Ombudsman Northern Ireland has been criticised for not including fingerprint evidence which was given to it in the days before publishing a key report into the 1970s bombing of McGurk’s Bar. Fifteen people were killed in the blast at […]

 
IAUC Calls British Response ‘Appalling’

IAUC Calls British Response ‘Appalling’

By Irish Echo Staff The Irish American Unity Conference has described as “appalling” a letter from the British government which, it says, “which lays bare the UK’s disdain for Irish America.’ The letter, penned by Lord Caine, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, is on behalf of the British […]