Posts Tagged ‘Martin O’Malley’

2016 Kennedy Summer School

The annual Kennedy Summer School took place in September in New Ross, County Wexford. Over 30 guest speakers, including the U.S. Ambassador Kevin O’Malley, attended a series of ten debates relating to Irish and American politics in President John F. Kennedy’s ancestral hometown. “It is quite remarkable to think that 53 years after President KennedyRead more..

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Martin O’Malley Dines with Undocumented Family

Yesterday Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley accepted an invitation to dine with an undocumented family, becoming the first presidential candidate to do so while on the campaign trail. O’Malley ate a mid-day meal with the Ramirez family of Austin Texas as part of a handful of immigrant-rights advocacy groups invitation to participate in “DAPA Dinners,”Read more..

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Martin O’Malley Offers
Gun Control Plan

On Sunday night Presidential candidate and Irish America Hall of Fame inductee Martin O’Malley laid out a challenge to Democratic challengers Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders to join his gun safety plan. Speaking to the Strafford County Democrats in New Hampshire in light of the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon lastRead more..

Martin O’Malley Releases Immigration Plan

Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley announced what has been the most comprehensive plan for immigration reform yet seen by a Democratic hopeful this election season at a round table discussion in New York City in July. Speaking with eight members of the community, including Siobhan Dennehy, Executive Director of the Emerald Isle Immigration Center, O’MalleyRead more..

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Martin O’Malley Announces
2016 Presidential Bid

Last Saturday, May 30th, former Maryland governor and Baltimore mayor Martin O’Malley announced his bid for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 presidential race. O’Malley was inducted into the Irish America Hall of Fame in 2014 and knows his Irish history and the legacy his parents and extended family birthed him into, and he is known to quote fromRead more..

Governor Martin O’Malley
Grants Stays of Execution

Maryland governor Martin O’Malley announced late December that he would commute the execution sentence of the last four death row inmates in the state. O’Malley, a Democrat who is wrapping up his second term in office and is considered a frontrunner for the 2016 presidential elections (if he runs), said, “in my judgment, leaving these death sentences in place does not serveRead more..