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Irish respond to African crisis
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Irish respond to African crisis
Times are hard in Ireland but the Irish know that they are even harder in places like the Horn of Africa, currently beset with political turmoil dr...
Irish population on the rise
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Irish population on the rise
In terms of natural birth rate the population of the Republic of Ireland continues to grow faster than any other European Union nation, this accord...
Armada ship found  in Donegal waters
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Armada ship found in Donegal waters
Two shipwrecks discovered off the Donegal coast could be linked to the famous 1588 Spanish Armada, and a lesser known 18th century French armada. U...
Priest calls for  total transformation
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Priest calls for total transformation
A priest in the scandal-hit diocese of Cloyne in County Cork has urged his fellow clerics to speak out and go against the "culture of fear" after t...
Around Ireland
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Around Ireland
GALWAY PHARMA GIANT SETS UP EURO HQ One of the top pharmaceutical and medical device companies in the U.S. is to set up its European headquarters i...
A hall of fame double for Maureen O'Hara
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A hall of fame double for Maureen O'Hara
Maureen O'Hara is worth hall of fame status no matter where she makes her home, but if you were thinking two countries before all others they would...
A rose in Antrim, an attorney in Albany
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A rose in Antrim, an attorney in Albany
If she ever becomes a judge it will be "all rose" - not all rise. Antrim native Bronagh Kelly was recently sworn in as an attorney in the State of ...
Team Youghal raced in Emer's memory
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Team Youghal raced in Emer's memory
The transcontinental cyclists that make up Team Youghal were the main guests at a recent reception at the Irish Consulate in Manhattan, an event th...
Internees sue
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Internees sue
It wasn’t just a case of round up the usual suspects. It was round up everybody and anybody, suspect or no. Forty years after the introduction of i...
Big ‘fore’ here
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Big ‘fore’ here
Now it will be four Irish major winners in a golf major. Ireland’s “big fore” are back in the U.S. this week to compete in the Bridgestone Invitati...
Amid new controversy, Norris quits race
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Amid new controversy, Norris quits race
Senator David Norris has dropped his bid to be Ireland's president in the wake of controversy over letters he wrote to the Israeli authorities conc...
July a weather bust
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July a weather bust
Global warming missed Ireland in July with it being the coldest recorded in almost fifty years. All but one of Met Eireann's 11 main weather statio...

 

 

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