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Wreath laying marks 10th anniversary of hunger memorial
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Wreath laying marks 10th anniversary of hunger memorial
It was first revealed to the world that summer of 9/11, a heart rending tribute to the victims of a great tragedy. Just a few weeks afterwards ther...
State Dept. proceeding with visa draw
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State Dept. proceeding with visa draw
The State Department is set to proceed with its naming of winners for the 2012 diversity visa lottery beginning this Friday, July 15, this despite ...
Flag removals spark night of riots
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Flag removals spark night of riots
The PSNI have apologized for removing loyalist flags from lampposts in a County Antrim town. Their actions in Ballyclare on Saturday sparked a nigh...
Fire outing doused by judge
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Fire outing doused by judge
A man charged with the murder of a loyalist paramilitary chief has failed in a High Court bid in Belfast to have his bail conditions changed so he ...
Moher visit numbers climbing higher
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Moher visit numbers climbing higher
The Cliffs of Moher have always been a draw for visitors, but the new visitor center at the world famous County Clare destination is pulling in eve...
Mitchell is FG's presidential choice
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Mitchell is FG's presidential choice
Fine Gael MEP Gay Mitchell will carry his party's flag into the upcoming Irish presidential election. Mitchell outpolled fellow European parliament...
Paying now for our future survival
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Paying now for our future survival
Four years ago this month I wrote a column concerning Social Security and its essential place in the fabric of American society. Remember those hea...
Some serious books for the silly season
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Some serious books for the silly season
Now is the summer of our discontent made better by a few good books. Over the course of a year, quite a few books find themselves into the Echo off...
Bulger pleads not guilty as families seek justice
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Bulger pleads not guilty as families seek justice
BOSTON - Legendary mobster James "Whitey" Bulger pleaded not guilty to a 32-count indictment, which included 19 murders, during his arraignment las...
Life on the edge isn't a gimme
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Life on the edge isn't a gimme
By Irish Echo Staff U2 have famously lived along the coastline of South County Dublin but lately the band's lead guitarist, Dave Evans, better know...
Around Ireland
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Around Ireland
CORK LOCALS OBJECT TO WIND FARM PLANS Communities in Inchigeela and neighboring Réidh na nDoirí are to fight against a wind farm proposal - which, ...
Roots searchers get  top advice in Dublin
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Roots searchers get top advice in Dublin
The groundskeeper can point you in the right direction in the cemetery. The librarian can hook up the microfilm machine and find the files for you....