Congratulations Needed, Not Condemnation for Brave Politicians

December 12, 2015

News from the Celtic League The General Secretary (GS) of the Celtic League has written to the Irish Government urging them to drop all charges against Mick Wallace TD and Clare Daly TD, following their arrest last week. The Irish members of parliament

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CBC: Report Highlighed Forceful US Approach to Tax Evasion

September 24, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The ‘tail-end’ of the CBC documentary this week about tax evasion in Canada, allegedly involving KPMG, contrasted the manner in which tax evasion had been dealt with when there was a parallel situation in the United States some

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Ireland: Mystery Aerial Visitor What Was It Up To?

September 18, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The reports of a US military reconnaissance aircraft spending several hours over Ireland and the Irish Sea area (on Tuesday) have led to a focus once again on Irish neutrality and much speculation as to the type of

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Now Quayle Linked to nama Allegations

July 8, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE There’s now a further Manx link to the NAMA allegations Dail deputy Mick Wallace made last week. Readers of CL News will recall that Wallace alleged that a substantial amount of money £7 million pounds had been diverted

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US Government Helsinki Commission Focus on Collusion

March 22, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Just hours after the ‘brouhaha’ of the St Patricks Day celebrations in Washington a very different gathering focusing on Irish affairs took place in the US Capital. The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (The Helsinki Commission)

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Always a Platform for Torture Apologists in the British Media

December 16, 2014

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE A few days ago the New York Times (NYT) commenting when the US Senate released its controversial report into torture said: “The publication today of a censored summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s investigation into the use of

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AGM – GS Report On the Celtic Diaspora

November 10, 2011

At the Annual General Meeting (held in Falkirk over the weekend 28-30th October) the General Secretary (GS) in addition to his `home’ country reports also gave brief reports on the various overseas branches and areas of interest for the Celtic League. USA In

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Ireland: Rendition Flights Once Again In the Spotlight

July 25, 2011

The question of alleged cooperation by the former Irish government in the US rendition programme is once again in the spotlight. In its (country) report on Ireland the United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) observe at paragraph 9: “The Committee is concerned at

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Oral History Probe May Uncover the Unexpected

May 20, 2011

US Federal authorities acting on behalf of the United Kingdom government are seeking access to a University oral history project in the United States as part of an investigation into deaths in Northern Ireland forty years ago. In the late 1990s as the

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US Urged To End Ill-Treatment Of WikiLeaks Suspect

May 4, 2011

US URGED TO END ILL-TREATMENT OF WIKILEAKS SUSPECT The Celtic League has urged the US government to rethink its treatment of Pte Bradley Manning, currently detained by the US military following the Wikileaks revelations. Letters of protest (see below) have been sent to

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