1,162Jun 6, 1993
Book Discussion on The Irish Troubles
Mr. Bell, author of The Irish Troubles: A Generation of Violence, 1967-1992, published by St. Martin’s Press, described his research for the book. He said he conducted ...
828Jun 17, 2013
President Obama in Belfast, Northern Ireland
While attending a G-8 summit in Northern Ireland, President Obama spoke to students about about lasting peace in Northern Ireland and urged students to challenge the “hardened attitudes and ...
327Nov 20, 2002
Book Discussion on A Secret History of the IRA
Journalist Ed Moloney, who has covered the Irish Republican Army since the late 1970s, discussed his book, A Secret History of the IRA, published by W.W. Norton and Company. The book ...
166Feb 5, 2010
British-Northern Ireland Power-Sharing Agreement
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke to reporters about Northern Ireland. The governments of Great Britain and Northern Ireland agreed to transfer the province’s police and justice ...
138Dec 13, 2000
Address to People of Northern Ireland
Speaking before an audience of 8,000 at Odyssey Arena, President Clinton and others spoke about peace in Northern Ireland. He encouraged the Irish people to stay the course of the peace process ...
108Aug 1, 1990
IRA Violence in England
Mr. Elliott discussed the recent Irish Republican Army violence. On Monday July 30, Ian Gow, a British member of Parliament from Ireland and a vehement opponent of the terrorists, was ...
72Jul 28, 2005
Irish Republican Army Disarmament
Mr. Walsh read an Irish Republican Army announcement saying it has renounced all violence and ended its 30-year armed campaign against British rule in Northern Ireland.
71Mar 17, 2008
St. Patricks Day Reception
At a St. Patrick’s Day reception President Bush and Prime Minister Bertie Ahern talked about U.S.-Ireland relations. They had just come from a private meeting. The prime ...
65May 8, 2007
Northern Ireland Assembly Opening Ceremony
The Northern Ireland Assembly held its inaugural meeting. The assembly was created as part of a power-sharing agreement originally envisioned in the 1998 U.S.-brokered Good Friday ...
64Oct 12, 2009
Secretary Clinton Address to Northern Ireland Assembly
Amidst controversies over transferring authority over the police and the courts to Belfast from London, Secretary of State Clinton addressed the Northern Ireland Assembly. In her remarks she ...
59Mar 5, 2005
Sinn Fein Annual Conference
Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams addressed the party’s annual conference in Dublin. He responded to criticism of the party’s ties to the Irish Republican Army. The IRA had been ...
58Dec 7, 2007
U.S.-Northern Ireland Relations
President Bush met with the First Minister and the Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland. First Minister Ian Paisley talked optimistically about U.S.-Northern Ireland relations.
53Jun 23, 1999
Prime Minister Blair discussed developments in the Northern Ireland peace process and the decision to postpone acceptance of the single-European currency, the Euro.
50Jul 24, 2002
Prime Minister Blair spoke in response to a Common’s Defense Committee report saying that Britain’s emergency services lack the capabilities to deal with an attack of the September 11 ...
45Feb 1, 1994
Civil Rights Division Nomination
Addressing the media from the Oval Office, President Clinton announced his intention to nominate Deval Patrick to be Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights. The President characterized ...
44Oct 24, 2001
Irish Republican Army Decommission
Secretary Reid spoke to members about recent disarmaments enacted by the Irish Republican Army and the renewal of devolution of power in Northern Ireland.
38May 18, 1998
Boston College Commencement
Prime Minister Ahearn delivered the commencement address at Boston College. He talked about the peace process and upcoming referendum in Northern Ireland. Prime Minister Ahearn ...
35May 8, 2000
Northern Ireland Peace Process
Secretary Mandelson of Northern Ireland spoke to the House of Commons about a recent agreement in which the Irish Republican Army would allow verification of disarmament, allowing the Northern ...
33May 23, 1998
President Clinton, who was joined by Prime Minister Blair, talked about the recent nuclear testing in India and the potential for other nations to use nuclear weapons. They also talked about ...
32Dec 2, 1999
Northern Ireland Peace Agreement
Marking the first meeting of a new Northern Ireland government in which factions from unionist and seperatist factions shared power, British news footage of the events were shown.
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