Sean McManus' American Struggle for Justice in Northern Ireland

Sean McManus' American Struggle for Justice in Northern Ireland

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by Fr Sean McManus
     
 

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For almost forty years, Fr Sean McManus has been at the heart of the Irish American campaign to pressurise the British government regarding injustice in Northern Ireland. This is a deeply personal account of how his lone voice mainstreamed Northern Ireland on Capitol Hill, after the Catholic Church removed him from Britain. He became ‘Britain’s nemesis

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For almost forty years, Fr Sean McManus has been at the heart of the Irish American campaign to pressurise the British government regarding injustice in Northern Ireland. This is a deeply personal account of how his lone voice mainstreamed Northern Ireland on Capitol Hill, after the Catholic Church removed him from Britain. He became ‘Britain’s nemesis in America’, founding the Irish National Caucus in 1974. Also chronicles the events and social context that influenced him, growing up in a parish divided by the Border.

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ISBN-13:
9781848899315
Publisher:
Collins Press, The
Publication date:
03/19/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
270
File size:
1 MB

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For almost forty years, Fr Sean McManus has been at the heart of the Irish American campaign to pressurise the British government regarding injustice in Northern Ireland. This is a deeply personal account of how his lone voice mainstreamed Northern Ireland on Capitol Hill, after the Catholic Church removed him from Britain. He became ‘Britain’s nemesis in America’, founding the Irish National Caucus in 1974. Also chronicles the events and social context that influenced him, growing up in a parish divided by the Border.

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