Periscopeby Niall O'Dowd
- Recalling Irish America’s greatest moment: President Clinton’s first visit to Belfast
- Inquiries into pre-Good Friday Agreement Northern Ireland crimes must end
- “Philomena” a must-see movie that breaks your heart (VIDEO)
- What JFK’s America was really like in November 1963 - Time capsule of New York Daily News paper of the day
- An afternoon with Chuck Feeney, Irish America’s greatest hero
So Ted Cruz may have his Irish American mother to thank for his eligibility to run for president.
Saratoga Springs: A food truck called “The Wandering Dago” was ordered off the premises here at Saratoga race track in upstate New York because of its insulting name to Italian Americans.
Problem was the two owners were of Italian origin themselves and had no problem whatever with the name.
Most of the response we've gotten has been extremely supportive," said Andrea Loguidice, who co-owns the Schenectady-based Wandering Dago.
The recalled American peace envoy Richard Haass headed to Belfast this week where he will see first hand the outpouring of sectarian hate from Loyalist demonstrators forced away from Nationalist areas.
If Haass needs a reminder of what a witch’s brew he is heading into he need only visit Short Strand or Ardoyne and see the damage done to Northern Ireland’s image by the mobs of yobs.
It was all about race, all about a non-black jury who had no idea whatever about the life of a young black person and who saw him the way George Zimmerman saw him - as a threat.
But I know Ruth and Juliana will be waiting for him.
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny entered office with little expectation after a long career spent on the fringes apart from a stint as Minister for Tourism.
A superb new book explains Ireland’s ancient Brehon Laws in fine detail. Written by San Francisco attorney Catherine Duggan, who has studied the laws extensively, the book called The Lost Laws of Ireland is available from GlasnevinPublishing.com in Ireland.
As Duggan noted, the laws governed Ireland for over a millennium and she has synthesized much of the available scholarship in her new book.
Boston: Father John McCarthy is the emigrant chaplain at St. Brendan’s parish in Dorchester, a Boston neighborhood.
He has been on loan for more years that he cares to remember from the diocese of Limerick.
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