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Celtic junkyard
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Celtic junkyard
The Celtic Tiger economy has turned into an economic junkyard, at least in the view of one of the three main ratings agencies. Moody's, the rating ...
Magnificent Munro inspires awe in fellow writers
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Magnificent Munro inspires awe in fellow writers
Between the Lines / Peter McDermott If there were to be a designated "greatest living writer in the English language" then many readers and indeed ...
Wunderkind Rory  becomes a superstar
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Wunderkind Rory becomes a superstar
By John Manley The U.S. Open trophy once again will cross the Atlantic to take up a year’s residence in Northern Ireland, only in different hands. ...
Successful conference focuses on growing transatlantic ties
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Successful conference focuses on growing transatlantic ties
The growing economic, political and cultural ties between New York City and Belfast were highlighted this week in the second annual New York New Be...
One family's Rising: Interview with Garret FitzGerald in 2006
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One family's Rising: Interview with Garret FitzGerald in 2006
Former Taoiseach Garret Fitzgerald, whose state funeral took place on Sunday, was interviewed by the Echo in 2006 about his father and mother's par...
Manifold's 'Phantom' taps into Irish esthetic
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Manifold's 'Phantom' taps into Irish esthetic
By Peter McDermott It's hard to resist a good ghost story. Galway artist Louise Manifold certainly found that the people of Askeaton, Co. Limerick,...
Obama visit a 'personal journey,' says Daley
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Obama visit a 'personal journey,' says Daley
By Susan Falvella Garraty [caption id="attachment_64674" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley with Presid...
King takes up the fight for IFI
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King takes up the fight for IFI
By Susan Falvella Garraty There's been a huge about face on Capitol Hill this week. The chairman of the Friends of Ireland caucus, Congressman Pete...
Out for Africa
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Out for Africa
The pubs and restaurants on Stone Street in Lower Manhattan are this Saturday, May 14, teaming up in their annual street party to raise funds for t...
Howth Osama hoax causes red faces
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Howth Osama hoax causes red faces
By Scott Jamison In what appears to have been a hoax, residents of the town of Howth, County Dublin, were bewildered this past weekend to see dead ...
Conlon's seed money making hedge funds grow
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Conlon's seed money making hedge funds grow
By Ray O'Hanlon Brian Conlon's story is a business version of Jack and the Beanstalk. From an initial seed capital investment of £5000, Conlon has ...
No role for Quinn in Quinn Group
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No role for Quinn in Quinn Group
Sean Quinn, once Ireland's richest man, will no longer have any role in the Quinn Group which he created and made his fortune from, the Irish Indep...

 

 

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