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O'Brien found true vocation in NYC classroom
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O'Brien found true vocation in NYC classroom
[caption id="attachment_66439" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="PHOTO BY PETER MCDERMOTT Schoolteacher Pauline O'Brien pictured at the New ...
Around Ireland
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Around Ireland
GALWAY CITIZENS OFFERTO SAVE SENIOR HOME Several Good Samaritans have come forward offering to make the necessary refurbishments to St Francis' pub...
North teens inspired by 9/11 group
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North teens inspired by 9/11 group
[caption id="attachment_66434" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Photo by Matthew Schmiemann. Learning lessons of peace in order to spread t...
Kilkenny delivers strategic vision
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Kilkenny delivers strategic vision
The charity group SightSavers International held its annual general meeting recently in New York with Irish Consul General Noel Kilkenny delivering...
Garda stabbed in Donegal brawl
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Garda stabbed in Donegal brawl
A 46-year-old man has been charged after four people, including a garda sergeant, were stabbed outside a pub in County Donegal. John Boyle (46), fr...
Veteran journalist Kelly dead at 100
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Veteran journalist Kelly dead at 100
He created a headline of his own by making the century. Veteran Belfast journalist James Kelly has died aged 100. Kelly, from the Falls Road, was a...
The big dig
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The big dig
Federal authorities have broadened their demands for the contents of oral history testimonies dealing with the Troubles in Northern Ireland and giv...
Galaxy’s new star
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Galaxy’s new star
Ireland’s captain and all-time top goal-scorer Robbie Keane is headed for California after signing a two-year contract Monday for Major League Socc...
21 plucked from sea off Fastnet
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21 plucked from sea off Fastnet
Special to the Irish Echo Baltimore, West Cork --- Amid scenes of relief and jubilation, the crew of a 100-foot American registered sailboat, "Ramb...
Leitrim teen still awaits transplant
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Leitrim teen still awaits transplant
A family whose teenage daughter was unable to travel to London for a liver transplant last month, this due to an apparent breakdown in communicatio...
Uncertainty still hangs over U.S. IFI funding
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Uncertainty still hangs over U.S. IFI funding
President Barack Obama and Congress are relieved to be done with the recent debt ceiling increase crisis, but the next battle over spending is just...
Brooklyn Irish to mark battle
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Brooklyn Irish to mark battle
Brooklyn's Irish will this weekend remember the heroics of the "Maryland 400" at the 1776 Battle of Brooklyn. A series of commemorative events are ...

 

 

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