The few New Yorkers who already have an eye fixed on next year’s U.S. Senate race can be assured that Rudy Giuliani’s campaign theme-beyond the fact that he actually lives here-will be his record on crime, and how we should vote for the man who took back the city from the Sons of the Son Read More
By Eamon Lynch 8/24/98 12:00am
A militant group that is being tied to the worst atrocity in Northern Ireland’s history received an official message of support and encouragement from New York’s City Council just four months ago.
Council Speaker Peter Vallone, currently a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Governor, presented a proclamation to leaders of a group calling itself Read More
By Eamon Lynch 5/11 12:00am
A ceramic portrait of Irish hunger-striker Bobby Sands hangs in the upstairs window of Hugh O’Lunney’s bar on West 43rd Street, his wan smile and political legacy looming large over the room in which some of New York’s Irish activists gathered to discuss the Belfast agreement announced in mid-April.
Sitting directly beneath the portrait of Read More