IrishCentral: An Unsung Hero of Irish Peace Process Steps Back Center Stage

By Debbie McGoldrick for IrishCentral


Former Irish TimesWashington, D.C. correspondent Conor O’Clery highlighted Hyland’s role in The Greening of the White House, his definitive book about Clinton’s Irish awakening, revealing the initial difficulties. And Nancy Soderberg, Clinton’s deputy national security advisor, commented that Hyland’s job was a “thankless one.”

Read the whole article about Christopher Hyland, the deputy national political director of President Bill Clinton’s 1992 campaign and architect of the candidate’s historic Irish American outreach, here. Ambassador Soderberg eventually became Deputy National Security Advisor and point person on Irish issues under President Bill Clinton.