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Down, down, down
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Down, down, down
Houses prices in the Republic fell by almost 20 percent last year. Homes in Dublin have lost value by about
Yikes, a million missing
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Yikes, a million missing
The Irish government's Central Statistics Office has calculated that overseas visits to Ireland fell by 881,200, or 12 percent, in the first 11 mon...
Raytheon winds up in Derry
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Raytheon winds up in Derry
"As part of the planning process for 2010, we carefully considered the overall workload for the Northern Ireland systems and software center site a...
Banking inquiry is beginning to take shape
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Banking inquiry is beginning to take shape
The Green Party, the junior partner alongside Fianna F
Great Scott
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Great Scott
It seems that there were multiple forces in play as voters went to the polls but many around the country, we sense, would prefer to believe that th...
Small bore again
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Small bore again
Being allowed to parade down one street as opposed to the next, or another street, would appear to be well down the list of fundamentals. Not, appa...
It's a great time to learn Irish!
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It's a great time to learn Irish!
As always, there is an action-packed calendar of Irish language and Irish-themed events taking place all over the city. There is an Irish Language ...
Doyle's brilliant year
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Doyle's brilliant year
On Sun., Jan. 31, we'll find out if he and Chicago fiddler Liz Carroll win the best traditional world music album Grammy for "Double Play" (Compass...
Oi, the Robinsons are lifting my plot lines
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Oi, the Robinsons are lifting my plot lines
"The American Envoy" tells the story of a special U.S. ambassador who is sent to the North in the wake of a smartass remark and soon finds himself ...
Dead keen on making this, until . . .
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Dead keen on making this, until . . .
Across town a bit there was a gathering at the Irish Consulate. It was a reception to introduce to the world a library posing as a book. Well, nine...
Ray Kelly dons the parade sash
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Ray Kelly dons the parade sash
The man who will be this year's grand marshal told a packed room at his installation last week that he had spent almost all of his adult life on Fi...
Beyond Trapattoni, some talent lurks
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Beyond Trapattoni, some talent lurks
As recently as 2008, the previous incumbent, Fatih Terim, was drawing down an annual salary of just over