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National Events May 26-June 1, 2010
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National Events May 26-June 1, 2010
Boston WNTN-AM 1550 Comhaltas Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann promotes Irish traditional music and dance throughout the world. The weekly radio program...
Doyle, Lawrence on target for Ireland
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Doyle, Lawrence on target for Ireland
Kevin Doyle and Liam Lawrence teamed up to send Paraguay packing as Ireland claimed a World Cup scalp with a 2-1 triumph. Doyle capitalised on a se...
N.I. go down to Turkey in Conn.
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N.I. go down to Turkey in Conn.
Northern Ireland lost the opening game of their end-of-season tour in Connecticut as they went down 0-2 in searing heat to fellow tourists Turkey, ...
Number of people in mortgage arrears grows
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Number of people in mortgage arrears grows
New figures from the Central Bank in Dublin show a 13 percent increase in the number of mortgages in arrears, the RTE reports. However, the figures...
 Junior fiddle champ to perform at N.J. fest
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Junior fiddle champ to perform at N.J. fest
The East Coast junior fiddle champion is one of the many musicians who will grace Historic Cold Spring Village’s 6th Annual Celtic Festival over th...
Chicago Fest this weekend
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Chicago Fest this weekend
Chicago Gaelic Park is gearing up for four days of everything Irish this Memorial Day weekend. Organizers of the annual Chicago Irish Fest are prom...
U2 pull out of Glastonbury,  postpone U.S. tour
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U2 pull out of Glastonbury, postpone U.S. tour
Bono is expected to return to Ireland to recuperate after his emergency back surgery in Munich, but U2 has canceled its upcoming U.S. concerts and ...
10 held in Kilkenny hurler kidnapping
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10 held in Kilkenny hurler kidnapping
Ten people have been arrested in a series of dawn raids over a kidnapping which targeted the family of All-Ireland winning Kilkenny hurler Adrian R...
McGurk pleads guilty to murder of ex-girlfriend
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McGurk pleads guilty to murder of ex-girlfriend
By Irish Echo Staff Tyrone native and Queens resident, Gary McGurk, has pleaded guilty to the murder just over a year ago of his former girlfriend....
Teachers reject pay deal
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Teachers reject pay deal
Members of the Teachers Union of Ireland and the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland have rejected the Croke Park deal on public service pay ...
Farrell wins Booker 40 years on
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Farrell wins Booker 40 years on
By Irish Echo Staff J.G. Farrell has won the Booker Prize 30 years after his death for his Irish War of Independence-set novel, “Troubles.” He post...
 Friends honor Clark's memory with scholarships
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Friends honor Clark's memory with scholarships
By Peter McDermott The music was decidedly 1970s rock at Paddy Doherty's Ale House in the Bronx on Sunday afternoon, but the memories stretched bac...