At the request of many prominent politicians, including senators Chuck Schumer and Lindsay Graham, Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan has intervened to postpone the deportation of former Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) member Malachy McAllister. McAllister, 59, was jailed for seven years for attacks on Royal Ulster Constabulary officers during the 1981 hunger strikes. He didRead more..
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The 92nd biennial convention of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, which was established in 1836, took place in Philadelphia on July 10, 2004, with delegates attending from all over the United States. National President Ned McGinley, who was reelected, said, “This wonderful gathering of over 1,200 Irish Americans was truly an inspiration to me andRead more..
New York’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, one of the last major celebrations left to the Irish in America, has come under a barrage of criticism these past years; from ILGO, the Irish Gays and Lesbian Organization, who have protested their right to march, and also from local Irish newspapers, who have been denied the lineRead more..