Category Archives: Irish America

You can’t HANDLE The Tweeter!


Irish Central – Irish tourist deported and barred from US after ‘destroy America’ tweet: Joking tweets about partying and quotes from “Family Guy” lands holiday makers in prison; … The agents told their suspects they would check their lugguage for … Continue reading

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Libya


Joseph Fitznakis / IntelNews.org – Western spies, security contractors, won Libyan war for rebels: As I write these lines, celebratory gunfire is being heard all across Tripoli and the rebel National Transitional Council is appointing civilians to replace the crumbling … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July: United Irishmen and United States – and an updated Declaration of the United Irishmen


(It’s still July 4th in the USA…) Niall O’Dowd / Irish Central – July 4th the Declaration of Independence and the revolution that began all revolutions: July 4th, Independence Day, that we celebrate today, transformed the world forever.The divine right … Continue reading

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“… few believe [IMF/ECB] program will lead Irish economy out of three year recession… Much more burden sharing, more radical EU measures needed…” (Wall Street Journal)


Via Irish Central; Eamon Quin writes in Wall Street Journal‘s The Source – More Radical Measures Needed to Solve Irish Crisis: Surely this makes the Wall Street Journal… economically illiterate? Ireland is still facing an economic and debt crisis of … Continue reading

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Some responses to British royal visit: Irish National Congress, Gerry Adams, Irish Central, Politico.ie


The Irish National Congress writes in British Royal Visit (PDF file): Outside of Ireland, this visit will be interpreted as signifying the end of all out-standing areas of disagreement between the Irish and UK governments in relation to the national … Continue reading

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Niall O’Dowd: “The leaders of the Easter Rising of 1916 would hate to see what has happened to their country”


From Irish Central – The leaders of the Easter Rising of 1916 would hate to see what has happened to their country: There has been much speculation in Ireland as to how much the founding fathers of the modern Irish … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Review – “A Renegade History of the United States”


Thaddeus Russell: “A Renegade History of the United States”; review by Kevin Carson Thaddeus Russell. A Renegade History of the United States (New York: Free Press, 2010). Unlike many dissident histories of the United States, which attempt to portray racial … Continue reading

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Israel Lobby targets Samantha Power


From Irish Central – Samantha Power is targeted by the Israeli Lobby: Irish-born Samantha has become a target of the pro-Israeli lobby after her influence over President Obama and his changed policy on Libya became known… Power has long been … Continue reading

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IAIS: Jesse Jackson visits Belfast & Derry


JACKSON VISITS BELFAST 03/19/11 American civil rights campaigner Reverend Jesse Jackson is in Northern Ireland to attend a series of engagements in Belfast and Derry City. Rev Jackson met supporters and young boxers from Belfast’s oldest boxing club, St George’s … Continue reading

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The American Interest magazine: “Give Ireland Back To The Irish”


Via Business Insider, Walter Russell Mead writes at The American Interest magazine – Give Ireland Back To The Irish: France and Germany … want Irish taxpayers to pay the full and bitter price for the destructive folly of European bankers. … Continue reading

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David McWilliams: Reunifying the Parish Disapora


From David McWilliams – The invite that we should all be clamouring to send: Last year after Farmleigh, Feerick came to me and suggested we organise and enable local Irish communities at a townland, village and parish level to find … Continue reading

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Elderly German Lady Barred from Irish Pub


Via Irish Central: a softly-spoken elderly lady from the notorious itinerant German crime family of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (aka The Windsors) – with an address in the UK – has been banned from entering a Dublin pub. It is understood the ban … Continue reading

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Irish Central – The Yank: “Stand silent for Ireland on Thursday”


From Irish Central, the Yank writes: The protest will take the form of a minute’s silence at noon on St. Patrick’s Day. {I presume they mean noon wherever you are, not 12:00 in Ireland.} The organizers are especially keen that … Continue reading

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David McWilliams: DEFAULT


From himself – Default is Only Game in Town: The subway was cleaned up, not by some swashbuckling free-marketer, but by diligent public officials. It proves that ideology is not the only catalyst to change. Change comes because people want … Continue reading

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New York Times (editorial): “Ireland must renegotiate debt”


Via Irish Central – New York Times Editorial – Ireland, Under New Management: Ireland’s “Celtic Tiger” boom of the late 1990s was no mirage. Today’s problems began after Ireland started using the euro in 2002 and low interest rates and … Continue reading

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Spiegel Online: Eichengreen – ‘it is the banks that are the problem’


Via Politics.ie – Spiegel Online: Interview With US Economist Eichengreen ‘Europe’s Banks Are in Far Greater Danger Than People Realize’ Eichengreen: Plan A has failed. Now they have to switch to Plan B. They must stop attempting to combat the … Continue reading

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Election Update (28 February, 11:30am)


Irish American Information Service – “a good government requires a good opposition” – Adams Niall O’Dowd – All changed utterly in Ireland after this utterly dramatic election Eamonn Mallie – Why Unionism and the SDLP are now on alert in … Continue reading

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Election Update (26 February 2011, 10:30pm)


Irish Central – Part 1: Election diary from Ireland; Cathal Dervan brings you the latest on the ground in Ireland: A top Fianna Fail aide has admitted that the ‘electorate has rioted at the ballot box’ as the outgoing government … Continue reading

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The Emigrant Citizens’ Right to Vote – a safety catch against generational cleansing


The Irish Emigrant – Expat voting, global style:  Noreen Bowden contemplates the experience of voting as an American in Ireland, and wonders when Ireland will join the over 100 nations that allow their expats to vote. The Irish Voice – … Continue reading

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Irish Central: “Irish Debt so large, Default is only option”


From Christopher Quigley in Irish Central – Debt is so large that default is the only option for Ireland: It is time to come clean about the true nature of Ireland’s debt. As Damien Kiberd in the Sunday Times recently … Continue reading

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Charles Glass: the Spirit of ’48


From Charles Glass at TakiMag – Spirit of 1848: The 2011 Middle Eastern revolutions followed sudden spikes in food prices, with the cost of wheat in Egypt rising nearly 70 percent over the past year, that made basic necessities unaffordable … Continue reading

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‘American Conservative’ magazine: “Wreck of the Irish – What America can learn from Ireland’s meltdown”


From The American Conservative – Wreck of the Irish: What America can learn from Ireland’s meltdown – … most of the Irish I talk to have mixed feelings about the Celtic Tiger: no one regrets making more money, building new … Continue reading

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Ship still sinking anyway – establishment wants to protect the hole while we paddle harder: Leo Varadkar versus the World (9) – Irish Economy blog, Irish Central, IMF


From Karl Whelan at the Irish Economy blog – IMF Projections Show EU-IMF Funding Not Big Enough; From Irish Central – Irish banks need another $68 billion to stay solvent: Shock as Anglo-Irish head reveals new black hole.

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Before it’s News – Read it on Rebel-Alliance.org first: Emigration decimating Irish sports


Our story confirmed: Thanks to RathanganSF, we had this posted on our site over one month ago (actually – last year): Rumours rife that many Wexford GAA clubs will be unable to field minor sides next year due to loss … Continue reading

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UPDATE — Leo Varadkar versus the World (7): Irish Central, Vanity Fair, etc. – Establishment created Ponzi Scheme and froze out those who warned against it


MUST READ — Michael Lewis’s report on Ireland in Vanity Fair — via Irish Central’s Niall O’Dowd, who reports in The real heroes and villians of Irish crash finally revealed in ‘Vanity Fair’ masterpiece:

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