September, 2020

RTÉ’s ‘McGuinness’ last night

Did you see it? I wasn’t expecting it but I saw most of it. Maybe we should have been expecting it. The Clifden Cock-up story was getting a little stale, so what better than a moral take on the life of Martin McGuinness? Usually Fergal Keane OBE gets these republican-bashing gigs but this time, according […]

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England’s ridiculous border in Ireland is not ‘just a line on the map’ by Fr Sean McManus

Letters to the Editor. Irish News. Belfast. Published. Wednesday, September 2, 2020 Fr. Sean McManus, President Irish National Caucus, Washington DC Regarding proposals on how best to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the creation of the state of the six counties of Northern Ireland, the initiative of the Irish National Caucus has already been endorsed by thousands of Irish-Americans, Irish in […]

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Kyle Rittenhouse as victim

Kyle Rittenhouse is seventeen years old and has just killed two men in Kenosha and injured a third.  He is not entitled to buy a gun of any kind since he is not eighteen. However, someone over twenty-one can buy a gun. It seems possible that Kyle’s mother bought the semi-automatic weapon for him. Rittenhouse […]

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ENGLAND’S PARTITION OF IRELAND—THE VIDEO by Fr Sean McManus

Capitol Hill. Monday, August 31, 2020— England’s partition of Ireland is universally seen to be a perfect example of the ” hubris of Empire.” And now there is a video on social media networks to prove it! The Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus is promoting a ONE IRELAND internet Petition :”Ireland, too, has the right […]

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Why I still miss Joe Brolly

I’ve just stumbled on a football article which declares that RTÉ’s Head of Sport (note the capitals) Declan McBennett  is “adamant” that the right decision was made to remove Joe Brolly from The Sunday Game before last year’s All-Ireland football final replay. He doesn’t really give a reason: “The decision was made and I was […]

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