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BOYLE LEADS SUCCESSFUL EFFORT TO INCREASE FUNDING FOR NORTHERN IRELAND PEACE PROGRAMS
December 17, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives increased funding for peace programs in the north of Ireland to $2 million as part of a Fiscal Year 2020 government spending package, expected to be signed by the President on Friday. This substantial increase is a result of an amendment offered by Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) in June to the Fiscal Year 2020 State, Foreign Operations Appropriations.
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Congratulations to Irish America Magazine’s 2019 Irish Business 100 honorees, especially Irish Chamber members:

Eileen McDonnell, Chair & CEO of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company
Liam Kelly, CEO of Teleflex
Kevin Kent, Chairman of the Irish American Business Chamber & Network, and Partner at Conrad O’Brien

RTE News
Washington Correspondent

The US House of Representatives has voted in favour of a resolution reaffirming support for the Good Friday Agreement.

The bill, which calls for strict adherence to the Good Friday Agreement during Brexit negotiations, was passed by unanimous voice vote following a debate tonight on Capitol Hill.

The legislation urges the UK and the EU to ensure that Brexit does not threaten peace on the island of Ireland and strongly opposes the reintroduction of a hard border.

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