Remembering Robert Emmet

The IRISH AMERICAN UNITY CONFERENCE In cooperation with the ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS Invites you to its 10 th Annual Commemoration of Irish Patriot Robert Emmet on the 215 th Anniversary of his execution by Britain (September 20, 1803) Sunday, September 30, 2018 11:30 AM Robert Emmet Statue Robert Emmet […]


2018 Congressional Questionnaire on Irish Issues

The Irish American Unity Conference has worked for over thirty years towards the peaceful reunification of Ireland. America is home to a significantly high proportion of Irish-Americans, many of whom still claim close ancestral links to Ireland, north and south, and who also belong to Irish fraternal, cultural and political […]


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 […]



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 […]