Ireland is Suddenly a Lonely Island

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By Peter Makem Ireland is suddenly a lonely place. Old securities have been shattered since the people of the United Kingdom — specifically the people of England — voted to leave the European Union, voted Brexit, an abbreviation of British… Continue Reading

Interview with Paul Doris, St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal and Irish Republican Activist

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By Sabina Clarke Philadelphia’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the second oldest in the country has been held continuously since 1771. This year with a nod to the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising in Dublin the theme is “God Bless… Continue Reading

The Girl from Rathgar…Sinn Fein’s Rising Star

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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