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Trina Y. Vargo

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Seamus Heaney, President Obama, Syria

(0) Comments | Posted September 3, 2013 | 11:01 AM

Sometimes we don't fully appreciate the moment when we're in it... It was January 1998, three months before the Northern Ireland peace agreement was achieved, that I accompanied Senator Ted Kennedy on his first trip to Northern Ireland. St. John's Country House, 'in the remote northwest corner of Ireland, situated...

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The Non-Existent Irish-American Vote

(4) Comments | Posted May 18, 2011 | 1:30 PM

I'm delighted to see President Obama make good on his campaign promise to visit Ireland. He has a great ability to inspire and if any place needs a 'yes we can moment,' it's Ireland.

There are already the inevitable suggestions that he is making the trip as part of...

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