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KIRWAN: Chicago Irish Cling To Cherished Heritage
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KIRWAN: Chicago Irish Cling To Cherished Heritage
In the City of Chicago As the evening shadows fall There are people dreaming Of the hills of Donegal …. Luka Bloom It’s a rare piece of real estate...
EDITORIAL: Hot News Or Hot Air?
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EDITORIAL: Hot News Or Hot Air?
So what are we to make of the results of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow? Well, make of it what you will because it is possible to draw any...
Irish American Labor Coalition Marks Four Decades Irish American Labor Coalition Marks Four Decades
The four words in the acronym hint at the endurance and success. Irish, American, Labor, Coalition. The first three words are descriptive. The four...
Uniting in Pursuit of Truth and Justice
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Uniting in Pursuit of Truth and Justice
Our Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, disrespects the victims and families of terrorism by telling them that by not even trying to get justice, truth ...
A New Mayor For New York A New Mayor For New York
In one glaring aspect he summed his city up. New York City. Penthouses and pent up energy. Buildings reaching into the clouds, and subways that flo...
KIRWAN: Eyeing Irish America From Bustling Chicago
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KIRWAN: Eyeing Irish America From Bustling Chicago
I’ve been in Chicago for four weeks now rehearsing the musical "Paradise Square" for an opening at the legendary Nederlander Theater on November 2....
EDITORIAL: Ireland Nods To Tax Ultimatum
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EDITORIAL: Ireland Nods To Tax Ultimatum
It was no great surprise in the end. Ireland has agreed to go along with proposals to raise corporate tax levels to rate higher than the current 12...
ADAMS: Musical Memories in Re-Released H-Block LP
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ADAMS: Musical Memories in Re-Released H-Block LP
The first time Christy Moore sang "Ninety Miles from Dublin" in West Belfast - his song about the obscenity of the H-Blocks - was in the old Ballym...
Deception Abounds In Museum Closing Deception Abounds In Museum Closing
Since Aug. 10, when Quinnipiac University announced that it would be permanently closing Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum, the reaction has been, at b...
The Unified Economic Option The Unified Economic Option
Back in the dark days of mass emigration and high unemployment the Republic of Ireland was an easy target for unionist jeering and jingoism. Why, u...
LARRY KIRWAN: Emigration was a Big Step in a Misjudged Decade
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LARRY KIRWAN: Emigration was a Big Step in a Misjudged Decade
Emigration is a big step and yet many of us took it with little thought of the consequences. In my own case I was having a whale of a time leading ...
LETTER: Particularly Impressed
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LETTER: Particularly Impressed
Editor: I was particularly impressed with the recent article on internment written by Ed Neafsey. It was comprehensive and informative. It should s...