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Will Ireland Reunify After Brexit?

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What will Northern Ireland do? Because if Scotland bolts, Ireland may actually unite once again as well. I have no idea what the chances of this actually happening really are, but the least you can say is that the chances would certainly be higher if Scotland does decide to go its own way.

Constance Markievicz: A Self-Portrait?

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 05.16.2016 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

On Saturday, May 14th, 2016, Whyte's Irish Art and Collectibles of Dublin held a sale called "The Eclectic Collector." Among the lots was a sketch of...

'There Has Been Too Much Dying for Ireland and Not Enough Living'

Ruairí McKiernan | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics
Ruairí McKiernan

One hundred years ago the 1916 Rising sought to liberate Ireland and create a free and equal country. I have been reflecting a lot on the Rising in recent months, on freedom, peace and justice, and on how we can co-create a better world for all.

100th Anniversary of Ireland's March to Independence

Alan Singer | Posted 04.18.2016 | New York
Alan Singer

Sunday, April 24, is the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin, the start of revolutionary activity that finally secured independence for Ireland.

Friday Talking Points -- Copulating Rodents!

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.25.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Republican presidential nomination race has previously devolved to the level of an elementary school playground (penis-measuring in a national debate), and has now risen to at least high school (if not a college frat house) with the vicious battle going on between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz over who can insult each other's wives the most.

Rapper's Hunger Strike Shows Power of Ancient Form of Protest

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 10.22.2016 | World
Stefan Simanowitz

By starving themselves slowly the hunger striker makes public the very private act of dying and their suffering becomes a source of strength eliciting strong emotions among supporters and observers.

New York and the Struggle for Irish Independence

Alan Singer | Posted 05.13.2013 | New York
Alan Singer

This year, Irish New Yorkers have special reason to celebrate their Irish heritage and St. Patrick's Day. 2013 marks the start of the 100th anniversary of a series of landmarks in an almost decade-long struggle for Irish independence from Great Britain.

A Celtic Wanderer (PHOTOS)

Liza Weisstuch | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Liza Weisstuch