|Support the undocumented in the US|
|Monday, 12 February 2007|
| With loaded pen and heavy heart I write to you, asking that you and your readers consider the moral, legal and sentimental conundrum in which 50,000 Irish-Americans find themselves.|
Over the centuries, Irish curraghs and sailing ships of all shapes and sizes departed in search of new lands, new conquests, and new challenges. During the Famine, this westernbound exodus had a very survivalist dimension, and most especially, during that time, the present special relationship between Ireland and the United States of America was cemented.