Local priest lobbying US Congress on United Ireland

A LOCAL priest who has been helping shape Irish American politics for decades is now using ‘people power’ to lobby the US Congress to support a united Ireland. Fr Sean McManus hails from the townland of Clonliff in Kinawley, but has been working in the US for almost 50 years. In February 1974 he founded […]

US-based Kinawley priest home to mark 50th anniversary

A LOCAL priest celebrating the 50th anniversary of his ordination has told Kinawley parishioners that his heart is never far away from the village. Fr Sean McManus, a prominent Irish-American priest who has been based in Washington, USA , for many years, returned to his home parish for the celebrations. Fr McManus, the president of […]