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Sometimes the choice is pretty stark
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Sometimes the choice is pretty stark
A wise Irishwoman once said, "Get to the heart of the issue, then all your problems will seem a lot simpler." Though she gave this advice in relati...
Irish America vital then, essential now
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Irish America vital then, essential now
Easter is a very special time. A time for family. A time especially for children. New "Easter" clothes have been bought and there are the chocolate...
Parcel bombs sent to Celtic manager Lennon
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Parcel bombs sent to Celtic manager Lennon
Police investigating parcel bombs sent to Glasgow Celtic's Irish-born manager Neil Lennon are appealing for a couple in their early 20s to come for...
Irish cardinal for royal wedding
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Irish cardinal for royal wedding
Ireland's leading Catholic prelate, Cardinal Seán Brady, is to attend the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in London's Westminste...
Sinn Fein's Sheehan condemns dissident violence
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Sinn Fein's Sheehan condemns dissident violence
Dissident republicans will never be the IRA. That was the uncompromising message from former IRA hunger striker Pat Sheehan as he addressed the ann...
McGuinness seeks FG nomination in prez race
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McGuinness seeks FG nomination in prez race
Fine Gael MEP Maireád McGuinness has announced that she will seek the party's nomination for the Irish presidency. McGuinness, a former journalist ...
Sisters' heroic role celebrated, discussed at Queens roundtable
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Sisters' heroic role celebrated, discussed at Queens roundtable
During her 25 years at Rikers Island, Sr. Margaret McCabe has met many troubled young men, but one, a boy called Augustine, stands out. His mother ...
Ports uneconomic in era of big ships: minister
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Ports uneconomic in era of big ships: minister
Transport Minister Leo Varadkar is planning to close down some of the small cargo ports around the country. In an interview with the Irish Independ...
Lenihan warned EU about social unrest
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Lenihan warned EU about social unrest
Brian Lenihan has claimed that he warned the European Union's institutions of the risk of social unrest in Ireland if the budgetary adjustments wer...
British army declines Belfast invite to RIR
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British army declines Belfast invite to RIR
The British army has decided not to accept an offer from Belfast City Council for the Royal Irish Regiment to march through Belfast in a "homecomin...
N.I. Hospice leaders  to speak in New York
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N.I. Hospice leaders to speak in New York
Prof. Max Watson, one of the world's leading experts in palliative care, is in New York this week to launch "A Matter of Life and Death: An initiat...
Kenny for early May New York visit
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Kenny for early May New York visit
Not all the highlight political visits in May will be taking place on Irish soil. Taoiseach Enda Kenny will be coming to New York to attend the ann...