IAUC Winter Newsletter

England’s Difficulty…BREXIT is Ireland’s Opportunity Peter Kissel, National President As we embark on 2019, two overarching, interrelated matters remain uppermost in importance to the IAUC’s work: Brexit, and preservation of the Good Friday Agreement. I believe that the UK’s penultimate “own goal” will prove to be a huge impetus for […]


Please help Matt Morrison

Matt is a former Republican POW who has been living in the United States peacefully for many years. Because of bureaucratic indifference or intolerance, ICE has not renewed his work permit and he cannot work. Here is Matt’s gofundme link as well as a snail mail address if you want […]


IAUC President accompanies journalists receiving backlash to DC

IAUC President Peter Kissel accompanied the Northern Ireland journalists who are being persecuted for producing the explosive documentary No Stone Unturned in a round of meetings in Washington DC on February 26. Producer Trevor Birney and investigative journalist Barry McCaffrey and their lawyer Niall Murphy travelled to the United States […]


The Irish Echo: Avoid both hard border and rush to unity, UNESCO Warning

By Anthony Neeson A new report has warned that a hard border in Ireland in the aftermath of Brexit would make a return topolitical violence in Ireland “inevitable.” Read the Entire Article IAUC pitched Emmet to Murkowski By Ray O’Hanlon As the U.S. Senate prepared to consider a sprawling land […]


A meeting of the American Brexit Committee

A meeting of the American Brexit Committee was convened ABC Secretary Michael Cummings at John Dearie’s law office in New York on January 23. IAUC members Jack O’Brien, Leslie Cassidy, Kevin Barry, Peter Kissel, and Jim Gallagher joined their colleagues from the AOH, Brehon Law Society and American Committee on […]


The Irish Echo: The NY Brexit Summit, Range of Issues Covered at Manhattan Meeting

By Irish Echo Staff With just two months to go before Brexit, Irish Americans are increasingly focused on the implications for the island of Ireland, most especially in the event of a no-deal UK crash out from the European Union. This was the backdrop to a meeting in New York […]


The State Department’s unwarranted downgrade of an ambassador

In an obvious snub to our allies in Europe, the U.S. State Department has secretly downgraded the status of the EU Ambassador to Washington for purposes of priority seating at diplomatic events, without the courtesy of even telling the Ambassador and without explanation. Whether this action was instigated by President […]


Britain Needs a Brexit Insurance Plan

Without a deal, the country’s departure from the European Union will be a disaster. By Jochen Bittner HAMBURG, Germany — I learned by mail the other day that Brexit poses a risk to my life insurance. My Britain-based insurance company, unsure about whether it would legally be able to cover […]


Honoring Thomas Devin Reilly

Irish patriot Thomas Devin Reilly, a Young Irelander who was exiled after the failed 1848 Rising, was honored in a graveside re-dedication ceremony at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Washington DC on December 1, 2018. Reilly emigrated to the United States and rose to become a confidant of President Franklin Pierce […]


Irish American Unity Conference Denounces Anti-Semitic Attack on Pittsburgh Jewish Community

WASHINGTON DC…October 30, 2018. The Irish American Unity Conference condemns in the strongest terms the vicious attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, and expresses its solidarity with the American Jewish community at this time of sorrow. We reject the anti-Semitic hatred which precipitated the attack and denounce […]