Panel Discusses the way to a united Ireland at IAUC Convention


IAUC Pres. Tom Burke, United Ireland Campaign Chair George Trainor, Joe Roche, Past IAUC and AOH Nat’l Pres., Sinn Fein Senator David Cullinane and AOH FFAI Sean Pender

 Baltimore was the host city for the 29th Irish American Unity Conference convention. “The Road To A Re-United Ireland” was this year’s theme. Since its establishment in 1983, the IAUC has been committed to the struggle for a united Ireland.  Senator David Cullinane focused on the importance of the United Ireland campaign and how Irish America holds the key to a united Ireland. All agreed that Irish America was in for the long haul in advocating unification that their efforts would be constant and faithful. Resolutions calling for a united Ireland have been adopted by the San Francisco, CA Board of Supervisors, Massachusetts State Senate and Assembly, New Jersey State Senate, Rhode Island State Senate, California State Senate and Lewis and Clark County, Montana; the city councils of Long Beach, California, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh PA, Portland, OR, Cleveland, OH, Chicago, IL, Saint Louis, MO; Lawrence, Lynn, Springfield and New Bedford, MA; Bergen County, NJ and Syracuse, NY. Organizations include Ancient Order of Hibernian’s, Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernian, Irish American Unity Conference. San Francisco Labor Council, Mercer County, New Jersey Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, Middlesex County Labor Council, New Jersey AFL-CIO and many more.This week speaking in Cleveland to promote investments in Ireland, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny claimed a united Ireland is inevitable and Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams called upon Kenny for a border poll to decide the issue.

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