The Girl from Rathgar…Sinn Fein’s Rising Star

by Sabina Clarke With Northern Ireland once again front and center and the 15th congressional hearing on Northern Ireland just held  in March, a Sinn Fein delegation arrived in Washington, D. C. for a round of  follow-up talks regarding the… Continue Reading

Police Service of Northern Ireland Lands Gerry Adams

By Sabina Clarke They finally got him. Gerry Adams, recently reelected Sinn Fein president was arrested — but not charged — by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI), for questioning regarding the disappearance and murder of Jean McConville, a… Continue Reading

Dan O’Reilly and JFK

Photo Courtesy of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum By John Rossi Elections, especially Presidential ones, were major events in my politically active family. My first election memory was the 1948 Presidential campaign. My family were all Republicans… Continue Reading

Reformist Priest Captivates Overflow Crowd…Provocative Dialogue with Father Helmut Schüller

Caption (above, left): Q and A exchange following Father Schüller’s presentation. (above, right): Father Helmut Schüller. Photos  |  Katharine Gilbert Sabina Clarke They came in droves to Sugar Loaf Hill on the campus of Chestnut Hill College; braving the dank humidity of a… Continue Reading

Americans’ First Amendment Right to Know…

Trumps Foreign Treaty Agreements By James J. Cotter III and Eamonn Dornan A recent US Federal Appeals Court decision upholding subpoenas of research by two Boston College scholars into ‘the Troubles’ has grave implications for political stability in Northern Ireland… Continue Reading

A Breach of Promise—Awaiting Verdict on Boston College IRA Tapes

If you would like to read the previous article on this subject click here  By Sabina Clarke  As of today July 15th, former IRA member, author and journalist Anthony McIntyre, his American wife Carrie Twomey and New York author and… Continue Reading

Should Penn State Football Get the Death Penalty?

By Coleman Clarke The NCAA should investigate their options and use whatever legal means necessary to devise a punishment for the Penn State Football Program. The question now is what the penalty should be for the school since it is… Continue Reading