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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....
Child abuse report due for publication
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Child abuse report due for publication
A long-awaited report into the handling of clerical child sex abuse allegations in a diocese in Cork is due to be made public within weeks. Justice...
McAleese to head Magdalene probe
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McAleese to head Magdalene probe
Senator Martin McAleese, husband of President McAleese, is to head an investigation into the Irish state's role in alleged abuse in the infamous Ma...
NOTW's end  has Irish angle
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NOTW's end has Irish angle
The demise of the London Sunday tabloid, The News of the World, will have a direct effect on the Irish newspaper market where Irish versions of Bri...
Worried over more British nuke plants
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Worried over more British nuke plants
The Sellafield nuclear plant, which sits on the coast of Cumbria on the far side of the Irish Sea, but in reality not very far from Ireland in nucl...

 

 

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