Posts Tagged ‘The Irish Voice’

FBI, M15 Ran Secret Informer

The FBI and the British intelligence agency, MI5, operated American spy David Rupert in the Republic of Ireland for four years without telling the Irish authorities. Rupert is the key witness against Michael McKevitt, who will be tried in a Dublin court for directing terrorism. McKevitt is the alleged head of the Real IRA, theRead more..

SDLP Approves
New Police Plan

The latest proposed implementation plan on policing in Northern Ireland has been rejected by Sinn Féin, whose chairman Mitchell McLaughlin said the proposals – jointly put forward by the Irish and British governments – did not go far enough and failed to meet republican demands for radical change. However, in a move that widened theRead more..

Robinson to Stay at UN

After her surprise announcement that she will step down from her position as UN High Commissioner on Human Rights when her four-year term expires this September, Mary Robinson has now agreed to remain in the post for one more year. “The secretary General prevailed on me to change my mind,” she admitted, but it wasRead more..

Back to Your Future

As the Irish economy continues to rise, the government is campaigning in the United States to fill thousands of job openings. On St. Patrick’s weekend they will hold a two-day recruitment exhibition in New York. “We’re selling Ireland. We’re saying to people come back. We’re not saying you’re going to get what you’re getting inRead more..

Deportation Proceedings Dropped

The Department of Justice announced in the beginning of December that it would stop all deportation proceedings against six men with past connections to the IRA. The decision is the culmination of a three-year legal battle that began when each man’s case was temporarily suspended in 1997. Gabriel Megahey, Robert McErlean, Matthew Morrison, Brian Pearson,Read more..