27 January 2006

KC Hibernians honors priest for work to disarm IRA

Kansas City Star

27 January 2006

Father Alex Reid, who helped disarm the Irish Republican Army, has won the Heart of America International Peace Award from Kansas City's Ancient Order of Hibernians.

Reid will be presented the award at the AOH Freedom For All Ireland Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Kansas City. Past winners include Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams and former Irish Prime Minister Albert Reynolds.

Tickets cost $40. For more information, call (816) 525-4866 or (816) 524-7151.

-James Hart/The Star

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