American Conference for Irish Studies Connects the Past, Future of Irish-American Relations
by Mark Holan
The recent virtual American Conference for Irish Studies meeting convened scholars and diplomats to discuss challenges posed by Brexit and opportunities for cooperation between the United States, Northern Ireland, and the Republic.
Reflections from "That Further Shore": A Constitutional Lawyer's Immigrant Family History
by John Feerick
John Feerick's work in constitutional law helped create the 25th Amendment, and an unadopted amendment to abolish the Electoral College. His recent family history and memoir shows how his immigrant parents laid a foundation for this success.
SOURCE: New York Times
Donald Trump, Joe Biden and the Vote of the Irish
The political sympathies of Irish Americans have shifted away from the Democratic party in the decades since John F. Kennedy's presidency.
On St. Patrick's Day, remember how anti-immigrant history repeats itself
33 million Americans claim Irish heritage and yet we have not learned from 19th century nativism.
Lessons From the Rise of America’s Irish
by Jason Riley
They arrived dirt poor and uneducated in the 1840s. After decades of struggle, they achieved prosperity.
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