This Just In: International Panel Finds British Government Protected State Forces from Prosecution

A REPORT by a panel of international human rights experts has concluded that the British government operated a “widespread, systematic, and systemic” practice of impunity protecting security forces from sanction during the conflict in the North.

The report: ‘Bitter Legacy: State Impunity in the Northern Ireland Conflict’, was compiled by an international expert panel convened by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, who spent a year

Donnybrook: Sinn Fein Leading Polls

A recent poll by Ireland Thinks reveals Sinn Fein leading over the traditional parties in Ireland but not enough for an outright majority in the Dail Eireann. This could pave the way for Sinn Fein to lead a coalition government, possibly alongside Fianna Fail. Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern will receive the Sean MacBride Humanitarian Award, and the Peter Leneghan Entrepreneurial Foundation donated $10,000 to St. Edward High School. Irish-American Artist Dr. Maureen O’Leary is showcasing her work in Westport, and Gerry Quinn of Quinn’s Irish Radio Show received recognition from Mayo County Council. Also, there’s concern regarding the Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill, opposed by many major political parties.

Donnybrook: Roots

Mike Kilbane’s recent journey to Achill Island, County Mayo, is a heartfelt reminder of reconnecting with Irish roots. Many Irish Americans lose touch with extended family, but the internet has made genealogy research more accessible. Explore your heritage at the 20th-anniversary celebration of the Cleveland Achill Twinning on October 28, 2023, and rediscover your Irish family ties.

Donnybrook: RTÉ

By John Myers Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ) is Ireland’s national public radio. It is in the Irish language, dating back to 1926, at the time of the birth of the […]

Donnybrook: Whitewash at the White House, and LIV

By John Myers His Majesty’s government is seemingly intent on proceeding with The English Parliament’s so called “Amnesty Bill” or “Legacy Bill.” While seemingly a positive sounding piece of legislation, […]

Donnybrook: Biden’s Ballina

President Biden took a historic trip in support of peace to the Six Counties on the occasion of the Good Friday Agreement’s 25th Anniversary.  Biden met with U.K. Prime Minister […]

Donnybrook: Northern Ireland Protocol Hurdles

Windsor FrameworkNew U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunyak has made progress to break through the Northern Ireland Protocol hurdles. It is unlikely that his predecessor, P.M. Boris Johnson, really wanted to […]

President Biden Goes to Ireland

PRESIDENT BIDEN GOES TO IRELAND; WAKE-UP CALL FOR AMERICANS  President Biden will travel to Ireland to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement:  the key to the Northern Ireland (NI) […]

Donnybrook: Good Friday Agreement

Donnybrook: Good Friday AgreementBy John Myers April 10th will mark the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement (GFA), perhaps the most significant historic event in the last 100 years of Irish […]