Addendum to the Irish American Unity Conference National Newsletter

Barely half-way through the year, 2018 has already been an extremely active year for the IAUC in the National Capital Region, and by extension, nationally and internationally. From the beginning of the year, the DC-Baltimore Chapter has further increased its ongoing engagement with Congress to advocate for equality, justice, and […]

 

Irish American Unity Conference National Newsletter

Click here to download the latest IAUC National Newsletter. Here is a brief summary of the articles in the Newsletter Board Meeting & Special Seminar on Monday, October 1st and Tuesday October 2nd IAUC Donations to Human Rights Groups gratefully received by Peter Kissel, National President Brexit surprise to end […]

 

The Irish American Unity Conference is proud to have made monetary grants to four human-rights NGOs in the North of Ireland

The Irish American Unity Conference is proud to have made monetary grants to four human-rights NGOs in the North of Ireland. The entities to receive the awards are Relatives for Justice, the Committee on the Administration of Justice, East Belfast Mission, and Border Communities against Brexit. Relatives for Justice (RFJ) […]

 

Letter from Kilcormac

After his final farewell to his adopted home in New York where he attained renown and the respect of all those he touched Jim Cullen was laid to rest this Monday morning in his beloved County Offaly. Jim was waked at his home at Munny , Kilcormac which he left […]

 

Irish American Unity Conference Mourns Passing of Jim Cullen

WASHINGTON DC…Dec. 9, 2017…The Irish American Unity Conference mourns the death last night of a great advocate of Irish freedom, peace, and justice, the Honorable Brigadier General James P. Cullen, Esq. Jim was a partner in the law firm Anderson Kill and was a former Chief Judge of the U.S. […]

 

Why Ireland’s Border Is Brexit’s Stubborn Puzzle

By Peter Flanagan November 22, 2017, 4:19 AM MST Updated on November 28, 2017, 8:28 AM MST From: BloombergQuickTake The boundary between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland was long the scene of tense checkpoints and violent protest. Nearly two decades after the end of a conflict that claimed […]

 

Kissel-Tillerson

Hon. Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20520 Re: Special Envoy to Northern Ireland Dear Secretary Tillerson: The Irish American Unity Conference (“IAUC”) joins in the concerns expressed by Congressman Richie Neal and many members of Congress in their September […]

 

IAUC Empathizes with the dreamers

The IAUC empathizes with the dreamers affected by the decision of the Trump Administration to end DACA. Many Irish immigrants who arrived as children are among those who now live in fear of deportation, economic deprivation and family separation as a consequence of this action. The decision to come to […]

 

Kissel-Brokenshire

Hon. Sir James Brokenshire Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 19 Station Road Sidcup Kent DA15 7EB England Dear Secretary Brokenshire: The Irish American Unity Conference (“IAUC”) would like to add its strong support for the call by Lord Chief Justice Sir Declan Morgan that funding for a dedicated legacy […]

 

Tory proposals on Brexit delusional – O’Neill

The Tory government’s latest Brexit proposals “are not compatible with the Good Friday Agreement, the economic interests of Ireland north and south or the democratically expressed wishes of the people”, Sinn Féin Northern leader Michelle O’Neill has said. The Mid-Ulster MLA also branded the papers, published today, as a cynical […]