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The man with the all seeing eye
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The man with the all seeing eye
George Kimball had a glass eye. Oddly enough, that wasn't the first thing you noticed when he would barrel through the door of The Bells of Hell. I...
Quinn, Kelly linked  to mayor's job
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Quinn, Kelly linked to mayor's job
Now that Anthony Weiner's New York ambitions have turned to dust attention is turning increasingly to City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. "Eying ...
Successful 'Ties' exhibit enters final few weeks
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Successful 'Ties' exhibit enters final few weeks
The "Ireland America: The Ties That Bind" exhibition at Lincoln Center attempts an almost impossible task at its entrance: put Ireland in historica...
VIP guests cost a bundle
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VIP guests cost a bundle
The bill for the visits of President Barack Obama and Queen Elizabeth to the Republic was €40 million, almost double the previous estimate. Several...
Wheel failure but no injuries
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Wheel failure but no injuries
Passengers on a weekend flight between Britain and Ireland escaped injury after the plane's nose wheel failed on landing. Aer Arann, which was oper...
TDs balk at efforts to button them down
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TDs balk at efforts to button them down
A new dress code ruling that would have compelled TDs to wear a "tailored jacket and a collared shirt" in the Déil have been consigned to the close...
Women of Concern Awards held in NY
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Women of Concern Awards held in NY
The 2011 Women of Concern Awards were recently held in New York at the Jumeirah Essex House. This year's recipient of the Women of Concern Humanita...
Mayor who greeted queen dies
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Mayor who greeted queen dies
The Sinn Féin mayor of Cashel, who caused a stir within and outside his party when he shook hands with the queen during her recent visit to the Cou...
Darren’s destiny
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Darren’s destiny
The phenomenon that is golfers from Ireland winning majors just keeps rolling along. And if we might be running low on superlatives, there is only ...
Go Ireland!
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Go Ireland!
Team Ireland are through to the quarterfinals of the Cosmos Copa NYC tournament this Sunday after going undefeated in three games during the group ...
Riots as Orange Order marchers mark 12th
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Riots as Orange Order marchers mark 12th
Trouble flared across the North of Ireland in the run up to the annual Orange Order July 12 celebrations. While the Protestant order's marches - co...
Rory's success spurs campaign
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Rory's success spurs campaign
Ireland is known the world over as a major golf destination but tourism chiefs are hoping for even more golf visitors as a result of the Rory McIlr...