As the 2004 United States Presidential Election Approaches, Irish Americans want to be informed of the candidates’ policies on Irish issues. Deanna Turner approached President George W. Bush and Senator John Kerry about their positions on immigration, the recent deportations of Irish republicans, the new U.S.-U.K. extradition treaty, the Good Friday Agreement, and what theRead more..
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But Belfast Agreement Is Still Stalled ℘℘℘ Five years since the signing of the historic Belfast Agreement, political commentators in Northern Ireland are increasingly pessimistic that further progress can be made. The key points of the Agreement have proven difficult – if not impossible – to renegotiate, and as we go to press, talks on devolved power in the NorthRead more..
Richard Egan, the ninety-ninth wealthiest person in America, was nominated by President Bush as the new U.S. Ambassador to Ireland. Egan, one of Irish America’s Business 100, holds an Irish passport, and traces his roots back to Westmeath. He is the founder of EMC Corporation, which controls 30 percent of the data storage market inRead more..