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Is this Annie Moore on Ellis Island?
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Is this Annie Moore on Ellis Island?
The photo was discovered by Annie's great-nephew, Michael Shulman, at the National Park Service's library at Ellis Island. It is one of three photo...
Higgins epitomized all that was great in Gaelic football
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Higgins epitomized all that was great in Gaelic football
Almost 15 years have passed since I spent a morning in Higgins's home in Cavan. He was then a sprightly 72 years old and the passions of his life m...
Duddy to face upcoming star in Dallas debut
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Duddy to face upcoming star in Dallas debut
The once beaten Medina [22-1-2, 17 KOs], who will be going up in weight, will be Duddy's toughest test since the resurgent middleweight reunited wi...
Walsh goal secures McKenna Cup for Donegal, Kerry take McGrath
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Walsh goal secures McKenna Cup for Donegal, Kerry take McGrath
Play was held up for a time in what was an entertaining contest due to an injury to Tyrone's former Footballer of the Year, Stephen O'Neill, who di...
Priest, seeking answers, requests letters to Obama
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Priest, seeking answers, requests letters to Obama
The Rev. James "Guadalupe" Carney, a 58-year-old World War II veteran, formally resigned from the Society of Jesus when he agreed to be a chaplain ...
Salinger made Ireland's long list of the banned
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Salinger made Ireland's long list of the banned
Fellow New Yorker short story writer Frank O'Connor cited Salinger's case in particular in an anti-censorship speech he gave at Trinity College in ...
Crowley says 'No' to proposed FDNY cuts
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Crowley says 'No' to proposed FDNY cuts
"It is alarming that so many fire company closures are even being proposed in the mayor's preliminary budget. Fire companies are critical to adequa...
And, oh yes, immigration reform
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And, oh yes, immigration reform
But President Obama's focus on reform during the lengthy address to both houses of Congress struck many observers as being little more than perfunc...
Tax target
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Tax target
In one tiny effort to apply a tourniquet to stem the nation's gusher of red ink, the administration targeted Ireland's lower corporate tax structur...
Rare old exhibit in NY
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Rare old exhibit in NY
Koner's photographs of Dublin's inner city and docklands reflected his abiding interest in social conditions and portray Dublin at a time when the ...
Parents furious after Phoebe tragedy
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Parents furious after Phoebe tragedy
Repeatedly called an "Irish slut" after she befriended some of the boys at the high school, Phoebe Prince had been bullied at school, on her cell p...
Jersey's Lenox goes transatlantic
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Jersey's Lenox goes transatlantic
The state director to the Garden State's veteran U.S. Senator, Frank Lautenberg, has taken leave of politics to set out on a new career which will ...