By Brian O’Donovan, 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.
The leadership of the Irish Chamber was proud to attend Irish Network USA’s annual conference. Check out the highlights below.
As it’s that time of year, we wanted to send a note to let you know how thankful we are for your efforts to continue engaging the Global Irish. Through business networking, celebrations of Irish arts, efforts to expand educational exchanges, and more, you have made 2019 another banner year in facilitating investment in Ireland by the many Irish, Irish Americans, and “friends” of Ireland that we call members of Irish Network USA. Read More
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Independence CEO Dan Hilferty honored with Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award
Philadelphia, PA — October 8, 2019 — On September 27, Independence Health Group CEO Daniel J. Hilferty received the Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award for his business achievements and for his support of Irish cultural and community organizations in Philadelphia and beyond. Hilferty was honored at an award ceremony hosted by the Donegal County Council.
Click HERE to view a slide show presentation on Ireland’s peat bogs.