June 2, 2014

Irish America Is Unlikely to Get Aid from Dublin

Colm Quinn, Irish Times

The Associated Press

Mr Kenny’s visit was his fourth to Washington as Taoiseach for St Patrick ’s Day. It was business as usual: he spoke about the economy, Northern Ireland and immigration. The Americans played their part, smiling and wearing green ties – but the ties that matter frayed long ago. The reality is the US has moved on. Irish America is now mainstream and any expectation of special treatment because of the past is misplaced.

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TAGGED: United States, Enda Kenny, Irish, Immigration, Ireland

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