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Papal stakes
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Papal stakes
A back story to the gathering of the Catholic Church's hierarchy at the Vatican in recent days has been the identity of the successor to Pope Bened...
Does President Obama oppose Catholic teachings?
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Does President Obama oppose Catholic teachings?
[caption id="attachment_69782" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Archbishop Dolan."][/caption] It's no secret that President Obama sees Cath...
Irish Sovereignty: "Like a Conquered Province..."
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Irish Sovereignty: "Like a Conquered Province..."
[caption id="attachment_69779" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Author Conor McCabe speaking to anti-NAMA protesters in Dublin last month."...
Mara family values a basis for Big Blue success
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Mara family values a basis for Big Blue success
[caption id="attachment_69776" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Wellington Mara"][/caption] The Giants Super Bowl win was a showcase for pe...
Open for business
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Open for business
At one point in his remarks to the gathering of Irish American leaders at New York University last week, former president Bill Clinton let drop a f...
A funny thing happened in South Carolina
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A funny thing happened in South Carolina
[caption id="attachment_69641" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Newt Gingrich."][/caption] As luck would have it, I was in Greenville for m...
Time to restore "The Quiet Man" cottage
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Time to restore "The Quiet Man" cottage
[caption id="attachment_69637" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption=""White O'Morn" as it once was. "][/caption] In 1951 the Hollywood crew for ...
Irish sovereignty: if not alarmed, pay attention
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Irish sovereignty: if not alarmed, pay attention
[caption id="attachment_69634" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Davos."][/caption] A gigantic political-economic crisis is gripping Europe....
Picking a GOP winner from the 2012 bunch
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Picking a GOP winner from the 2012 bunch
[caption id="attachment_69630" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Mitt Romney."][/caption] Four years ago I wrote a couple of columns analyzi...
American solace
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American solace
The one thing that Irish government can always rely upon, in good times and not so good, is a welcome mat in America. So Taoiseach Enda Kenny and T...
Coughlin's Irish grit
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Coughlin's Irish grit
Tom Coughlin, who might have been out of a job this week, is instead standing tall as a football coach for the ages. The 65-year-old New York Giant...
40 years on, Bloody Sunday's untold story
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40 years on, Bloody Sunday's untold story
[caption id="attachment_69531" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Lord Hailsham was furious over Irish American interest."][/caption] This pa...

 

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