Periscopeby Niall O'Dowd
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DUBLIN -- What is striking about driving around Ireland this summer is the impact that The Gathering has had on the island.
Every small town I drove through on a recent visit seemed to have a large poster outside of town advertising their Gathering get-together.
There was a wonderful speech on immigration delivered by Senator Marco Rubio of Florida as the reform bill was being debated a few days ago.
It was no surprise that politicians of all shades gathered round him after he had finished to congratulate him.
Dublin: Maryland governor Martin O’Malley, with roots in County Mayo and the West of Ireland, where he is staying this week, has made clear he is interested in the White House job in 2016.
In the midst of all the brouhaha about spying on U.S. citizens, it is worth recalling that the U.K. was found guilty in 2008 in the European Court of Human Rights of spying on all telephone calls, faxes and emails to and from Ireland between 1990 and 1997.
The British and indeed the Irish have been acting aggrieved, shocked and offended by the American case first revealed in the British newspaper The Guardian.
Long may it last.
We will never see his likes again.
Don’t look now but President Obama’s trip to Northern Ireland is coming at a critical time.
Contrary to some opinion it is a vital visit.
community in Boston than these people have ever had. It is now clear why.
The first-ever Irish American Sports 50 was put together by Irish Voice editor Debbie McGoldrick and business manager John Dillon. Judging by the success it won’t be the last!
While the hurricane shattered many lives, it also engendered a new spirit of community and togetherness in an area that now badly needs both. It was indeed an ill wind, but as usual the Irish have overcome.
A hearty well done to everyone.
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