“My potatoes bring all the Irish to the yard and they're like that famine was hard”
"Isn’t this contest called One Book, One New York? Shouldn’t the books under consideration explore the city in all of its mess and wonder?"
"President Donald Trump has greatly expanded the categories of undocumented immigrants (including those without criminal records) who would now be priorities for deportation."
These indulgent little beauties will knock your socks off, we can promise you that.
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"You might ask -- aren't they the party of venal corruption that turned a blind eye to the rape of the Irish taxpayer by rapacious bankers and corrupt developers? Well yes, but..."
The last thing Ireland needs right now is a faltering government, with or without a new leader. Or an election.
"Is this the year we are to be the most reckless because it’s our last hurrah? Or the year where we really ought to be planning for life beyond Carpe Diem?"
Under the new guidelines issued by the Department of Homeland Security, Donald Trump should order his wife deported back to Slovenia.
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Investigate journalist Gemma O’Doherty’s documentary drew a capacity audience at the NYIC, in Queens.
Here's the truth that never gets told: "The tax revenues raised by the undocumented by far exceed the costs of all the services they may use."
Why there is no such thing as “South Ireland” and “southerners” and the trend needs to stop.
"Trade and constructions unions were founded by immigrants who couldn't get any other jobs -- they weren't welcome in other trades… Immigration has always been an issue we have cared about, since we were founded in 1904, and it still is."
From the first Irish Catholic president to beloved people and images in US history the Irish have made quite an impression.
These are the times that try men’s souls. America will prove bigger than the damaging Trump agenda and rise again.
Turns out President Donald “can’t distinguish between the great lie, the half-told tale, and anything else.”
"To every corner of what they call the diaspora and will you find even the smallest and most nominal St. Bridget's Day Parade? Not at all."
"The work that Druid offers is celebrated worldwide, but it’s time to acknowledge that it requires support."
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