Take Britain to European Court on Amnesty Call

Take Britain to European Court on Amnesty Call

Members of a key Irish parliamentary Committee have urged the Irish government to charge Britain in the European Court of Human Rights, if Britain enacts its Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill shutting down hopes of legacy justice. Fergus...
Hibernians – RFJ Lobby Against Amnesty Law

Hibernians – RFJ Lobby Against Amnesty Law

Leading Hibernians, joined by Mark Thompson of Relatives for Justice, secured crucial Senate, House, and Irish Oireachtas support against the planned British Amnesty bill last week in Washington. The emergency lobby took place as Britain moves to rush through an...
AOH President Commends Congressional Delegation

AOH President Commends Congressional Delegation

Danny O’Connell, National President of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, is currently in Ireland where he met Irish government officials including Tanaiste Leo Varadkar, and with legacy victims’ families, including the Springhill Massacre families in Belfast and Bloody...
AOH President in Belfast for Legacy Pledge

AOH President in Belfast for Legacy Pledge

Danny O’Connell, National President of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, traveled to Belfast to meet the Springhill Massacre families, at the site where a priest, Fr. Noel Fitzpatrick, Patrick Butler, three teenagers, Margaret Gargan, John Dougal and David McCafferty...
Amnesty ‘Kick in the Teeth’ for Victims

Amnesty ‘Kick in the Teeth’ for Victims

Belfast woman who has been campaigning nearly 50 years for legacy truth, described the Queen’s Speech amnesty announcement as a “kick in the teeth” for thousands of victims seeking justice. Patricia Burns, whose father was shot dead by British troopers in July 1972,...
Key Hibernian Fact-Finding Mission Ends

Key Hibernian Fact-Finding Mission Ends

As the British move ahead with amnesty plans in their Queen’s speech and Westminster legislation, a Hibernian fact-finding delegation heard appeals for American help from legacy victims across the six counties. “Without the AOH and Irish America, Boris Johnson would...