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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Good Afternoon, Our friends on Capitol Hill are hosting a memorial service in honor of the late Mr. Martin McGuinness, former deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland, on Tuesday, 25 July at St. Peter’s Catholic Church on Capitol Hill: 313 2nd Street SE, Washington, DC 20003. The service will begin […]
During the week of June 26, IAUC President Peter Kissel, Treasurer Kevin Barry, and New Jersey Chapter President Tom Carney engaged in meetings with the Irish Embassy and various Congressional offices to discuss the IAUC’s concerns regarding Brexit and the IAUC’s commitment to Irish unity. The IAUC officers met with […]
Thanks to “Brexit”, Borderlanders will have to adapt yet again, to what distant powers decide for them. By GARRETT CARR JUNE 2, 2017 BELFAST, Northern Ireland — When Britain voted last June to leave the European Union, Northern Ireland voted to remain by a clear majority. Along the border with […]
A short video tribute to Martin McGuinness, one of Ireland’s most iconic Irish republican leaders who sadly passed away in March 2017.
Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald TD welcomes the EU recognising the provision in the Good Friday Agreement to end partition and create a united Ireland.
Over thirty people attended the recent monthly meeting of the New Jersey 5th & 9th Congressional chapter of the IAUC to hear national President, Peter Kissel, discuss his thoughts on the effect of Brexit on Northern Ireland and the border that divides the island of Ireland. Peter stressed the border […]