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  Seán MacBride - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
MacBride was born in Paris in 1904, the son of Major John MacBride and Maud Gonne.
MacBride controversially ordered Browne to resign as a minister over the Mother and Child Scheme after it was attacked by the Catholic church and Irish medical establishment.
Seán MacBride died in Dublin, Ireland on January 15, 1988, at the age of 83.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sean_MacBride   (565 words)

  
 John MacBride - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John MacBride was born on 7 May 1865 in Westport, County Mayo.
MacBride, unlike the other Rising leaders, was not a member of the Irish Volunteers.
MacBride, after a court martial under the Defence of The Realms Acts, was shot by British troops in Kilmainham Jail, Dublin, after the 1916 Easter Rising, and is now buried in Arbour Hill Cemetery, Dublin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_MacBride   (341 words)

  
 History of Sean MacBride
Sean MacBride was born on January 26, 1904.
The mother of Sean MacBride was Maud Gonne MacBride, a beauty and one of the strongest advocates of Irish Nationalism.
Sean fought against the Irish Free State and was captured and Jailed with Ernie O'Mally in the Four Courts Battle.
www.pittsburghirish.org /AOHDiv32/seanmacbride.htm   (426 words)

  
 SEARC'S WEB GUIDE - Sean MacBride (1904-1988)
Sean MacBride, son of Maud Gonne and Major John MacBride, was born in Paris and educated at Mount St. Benedict's, Gorey, County Wexford.
MacBride opposed the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty and was imprisoned by the Free State during the Civil War.
MacBride lost his Dáil seat in 1951; was re-elected in 1954 and subsequently lost the 1961 general election.
www.searcs-web.com /macbride.html   (1057 words)

  
 Nobel Laureate in 1974   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
MacBride was the son of the Irish actress and patriot Maud Gonne and her husband, Major John MacBride, who was executed in 1916 for his part in the Easter Rising of that year against the British.
Educated in Paris and Ireland, Sean MacBride, like his parents, was a fighter for Irish liberty and an opponent of the partition, and at age 24 he was chief of staff of the Irish Republican Army.
MacBride was active in a number of international organizations concerned with human rights, among them the International Prisoners of Conscience Fund (trustee) and Amnesty International (chairman, 1961-75), and he served as secretary-general of the International Commission of Jurists.
www.freewebs.com /nobelprize/S_Macbride.htm   (298 words)

  
 Sean MacBride Biography / Biography of Sean MacBride Biography Biography
Sean MacBride (1904-1988), who began his career with forerunners of the Irish Republican Army, later earned fame as a diplomat who worked 70 years for peace.
Sean MacBride was born in Paris to Irish exile parents on January 26, 1904.
MacBride grew up among his parents' intellectual friends until returning to Ireland in 1916, shortly after his father was executed by the British.
www.bookrags.com /biography-sean-macbride/index.html   (173 words)

  
 Boston Globe Online / Table of Contents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
MacBride, who died of pneumonia at his home, was an Irish Republican Army guerrilla leader in his teens and went on to become a cofounder of the human rights group Amnesty International.
MacBride fought with a militant IRA faction opposed to the
MacBride made an abortive attempt to break the deadlock between Iran and the United States over the holding of American hostages at the US Embassy in Tehran.
www.boston.com /globe/search/stories/nobel/1988/1988x.html   (547 words)

  
 1169 and counting....
Sean MacBride was acutely conscious of the imminent threat of nuclear destruction and his understanding of the military-industrial complex and NATO gave him a clearer perception of the workings of imperialism in Ireland than perhaps he had in earlier years.
The MacBride Principles of Fair Employment have exposed internationally the sectarianism and inequality upon which the Six County state is built and the hollowness of British propagandist claims of reform and normality.
Sean MacBride remained in the true sense a pacifist in that he never joined in the hypocritical condemnations of Irish Republican armed struggle of those ambivalent to, or supportive of, British violence.
1169andcounting.blogspot.com /2004_03_14_1169andcounting_archive.html   (4737 words)

  
 Sean MacBride EuropaWorld 10/11/2000
Sean MacBride was born to Irish parents in Paris on 26 January 1904.
MacBride served as President of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe from 1949-1950 and is credited with being a key force in securing the acceptance of this convention, which was finally signed in Rome on November 4, 1950.
MacBride was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his life's work in 1974.
www.europaworld.org /issue8/seanmacbride101100.htm   (525 words)

  
 Seán MacBride   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Seán MacBride (26 January, 1904 - 15 January, 1988) was a senior Irish politician, barrister, revolutionary & statesman.
MacBride was awarded both the Nobel Peace Prize (1974) and the Lenin Peace Prize (1976), the only person to receive both accolades.
He became a founder-member of Amnesty International and was international chairman from 1961-1974.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/s/se/sean_macbride.html   (583 words)

  
 Western People: The legacies of Davitt and MacBride   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
It was well known that MacBride, as leader of the republican political party, Clann na Poblachta, and the Minister for External Affairs in the first Inter-Party Government of 1948-51, capitulated to McQuaid by abandoning his support for Dr Noel Browne’s free Mother and Child welfare scheme.
What has further undermined MacBride’s republican credentials is the discovery in the McQuaid archive by a letter which he delivered personally to the Archbishop in October 1947 on the very day in which he was first elected to the Dáil.
McQuaid was deeply suspicious of MacBride on account of his membership of the IRA, and he regarded him as dishonest, an opinion shared by Charles J. Haughey who once famously described him to the journalist Tim Pat Coogan as being “as crooked as a ram’s horn”.
www.westernpeople.ie /news/story.asp?j=22997   (1137 words)

  
 SAOIRSE -- 50 Years Ago February 1998
profile of MacBride of January 18 said “his success was probably due to the suffering of the working and middle classes now, as Irish prices steadily rise, and his anti-British line is always a good card to play in popular electioneering”.
MacBride warned: “We must face realities and we must realise that if we get a Republic in name it would mean nothing unless it ensured economic and social freedom for all the people of the country.
MacBride, in supporting Costello’s nomination, explained that while his party stood for a complete break with Britain and an end to Partition, he realised that Clann na Poblachta did not have a mandate at that time for its programme.
homepage.eircom.net /~eirenua/feb98/50yrsago.htm   (1700 words)

  
 THE MacBRIDE ROUND TABLE <IMG ALT=""SRC ="sean'79.gif"ALIGN=LEFT ></A>
The MacBride Round Table is a communications rights advocacy group created in 1989 to stimulate discussion of issues embodied in the 1980 UNESCO MacBride Report.
Sean MacBride headed the UNESCO commission in charge of the report (Note: In Ireland, spelling for MacBride is often found as "McBride".
Sean MacBride was chair of Amnesty International in Ireland.
www2.hawaii.edu /~rvincent/macbride.htm   (350 words)

  
 1169 and counting....   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Sean MacBride was part of the Irish Republican garrison in the Four Courts when it was bombarded by the Free Staters.
Sean MacBride died on the 15th January 1988 ; he was laid to rest on Monday, 18th January 1988, in Dublin.
MacBride's militant past and his activist present represented a challenge that could not easily be met, such was his stature.
1169andcounting.blogspot.com /2004_03_07_1169andcounting_archive.html   (3914 words)

  
 Funeral of Sean MacBride   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
As a young man, Sean MacBride, an Irishman, spent time in prison for his part in the struggle for independence of his own people.
President Nujoma said Dr. MacBride’s death had left a void in the ranks of the world-wide, common struggle aimed at human liberty, universal justice, world peace and productive international cooperation.
"Sean MacBride will also be remembered for the concrete leadership he provided to the liberation movements and peoples of Namibia and South Africa, driven by his own personal and political insight, arising out of the cause of national freedom in Ireland.
www.anc.org.za /ancdocs/history/people/macbride/funeral.html   (312 words)

  
 MacBride, Sean --  Encyclopædia Britannica
For his policies on nuclear weapons, which led to Japan's signing of the Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, he was awarded (with cowinner Sean MacBride) the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1974.
A self-taught Irish playwright, Sean O'Casey is known for his realistic dramas of the Dublin slums during times of war and revolution.
Profile of Sean Macbride and Eisaku Sato, the Nobel Laureates in 1974.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9049630?tocId=9049630   (694 words)

  
 Irish Echo Online - Editorial
The fact of the matter is that the battle for MacBride in California over the last couple of decades was fought on partisan lines when it reached the gubernatorial level.
In 1991, Wilson, who is said to be close to Schwarzenegger, described the MacBride legislation he vetoed as "redundant and unnecessary at best" and a threat to the economic well being of Northern Ireland on the grounds that it discouraged U.S. investment.
The initial mover of MacBride legislation in California was longtime political activist and later State Senator Tom Hayden.
www.irishecho.com /newspaper/story.cfm?id=13498   (987 words)

  
 grundy
This quote from James Greene Douglas was made in Dáil Eireann in October 1951 by Seán MacBride, speaking on his motion that the Dáil appoint a Select Committee to examine and report on the desirability of abolishing capital punishment.
MacBride had told the Dáil that he had received a letter supporting his move from Douglas, a Dublin Quaker businessman who had been a member of the Senate of the Free State.
It might be observed here that it was ironic that MacBride had been a prominent member, with Noel Browne, of the 1948-51 first inter-party Government, which presided over the second last execution in the State in its first year of office, that of William Gambon of Dublin in November 1948.
www.ucd.ie /pages/99/articles/grundy.html   (1802 words)

  
 Irishmen in Paris
Neither Maud Gonne (Aldershot, England, 1866-Dublin, 1953) nor her son, Seán MacBride (Normandy, France, 1904 - Dublin, 1988) were born on Irish shores.
Here is the rest of his account: He {the gangster) got up from his seat and walked out into the corridor to smoke a cigarette: suddenly, I saw his face grow pale and his face become that of a hunted man. He started running down the corridor.
MacBride was later known in press clubs as ‘Death takes a holiday’ – a reference to his incessant womanising (especially on his diplomatic trips to Paris and Strasbourg) combined with conspicuous religiosity.
irishmeninparis.org /framesets/maudegonne.htm   (871 words)

  
 MacBride Commission - SourceWatch
The MacBride Commission so-named for its president Sean MacBride, was officially designated UNESCO's International Commission for the Study of Communication Problems.
In 1994, it was concluded that "research papers presented at the Honolulu [MacBride] Round Table amply demonstrate that the issues addressed by the MacBride Commission are still there, and that the problems identified in the Commission's recommendations have barely been addressed, let alone resolved.
According to the MacBride Commission, equal opportunities in communication were part of the basic human rights in the same way as freedom of expression.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=MacBride_Commission   (675 words)

  
 Celtic League News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The MacBride Principles were initiated, proposed and lauched by the INC thirteen years ago.
The MacBride Principles are now endorsed by over 100 major US companies and have been passed into law in sixteen States and 30 main cities.
Hardly noticed when they were first mooted, the MacBride Principles via the INCs campaign have a momentum to drive change in N. Ireland and move the six counties out of its 75 year sectarian time-warp.
www.manxman.co.im /cleague/archive/macbride.html   (429 words)

  
 Ireland Ours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
There is one Catholic senior manager in the Belfast plant, that does not reflect the local population (the plant is in a nationalist area) nor does it reflect the population of the occupied six counties.
Sean McManus and the Irish Nationl Caucus (you no doubt have never heard of them!) has been instrumental in promoting the MacBride Principles.
Here is another bit of news you missed Colin; The MacBride Principles, was Passed by the House and Senate of the U.S. Congress in March 1996 and passed again by the House and Senate and signed into law by President Clinton in October 1998, as part of Public Law 105-277.
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The second MacBride Round Table of non-governmental organizations, meeting in Prague, Czechoslovakia, 21-22 September 1990, discussed current and future communication problems in the light of changes which have recently occurred in international relations and in the social lives of many individual countries.
Although the MacBride Report has already created widespread awareness of global imbalances in communication flows, greater awareness is definitely needed of the negative effects of these imbalances on the development of the countries of the South.
In the spirit of the MacBride Report, the mass media should be reminded that their most urgent task is to address these problems and mobilise public opinion for their solution.
www2.hawaii.edu /~rvincent/mcb2.htm   (1214 words)

  
 TBS: Transnational Media Monitoring
In this connection MacBride wrote that "it would be very useful to devise some system for monitoring the extent to which certain newspapers and chains of newspapers distort news concerning disarmament in the world" (p.
That year the Mass Media Declaration of UNESCO was five years old, and Sean MacBride addressed attendees of a ceremony commemorating this landmark document of international communication in Paris in November 1983 (for background, see Nordenstreng, 1984).
MacBride especially was of the opinion that one would be ill advised to go ahead with the idea for the time being.
www.tbsjournal.com /Archives/Spring01/nordenstreng3.html   (1758 words)

  
 Ireland's OWN: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Signatories must also make reasonable good faith efforts to ensure that applicants are not deterred from seeking employment because of fear for their personal safety at the work place or while travelling to and from work.
Signatories to the MacBride Principles must exert special efforts to attract employment applications from the sectarian community that is substantially under-represented in the work force.
Signatories to the MacBride Principles must make reasonable good faith efforts to abolish all differential employment criteria whose effect is discrimination on the basis of religion.
irelandsown.net /macbride.html   (1158 words)

  
 Daily Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
His lawyer was Seán MacBride (a former IRA chief of staff) who launched a successful appeal campaign which resulted in White’s sentence being commuted.
In fact, just as in the case of Garda McCabe’s killers, the charge was reduced to manslaughter and White was sentenced to 12 years.
MacBride’s price was the release of the political prisoners.
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