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Ireland as the embassy (confidentially) saw it
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Ireland as the embassy (confidentially) saw it
The release of the Wikileaks cables has not left Ireland unaffected. In the latest batch, which came to light last week, topics such as the financi...
As with IFI, Mitchell program also seeks U.S. funding
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As with IFI, Mitchell program also seeks U.S. funding
While a group of Congress members are currently petitioning the House of Representatives to resume funding for the International Fund for Ireland, ...
Ambassador's wife rode shotgun to Moneygall
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Ambassador's wife rode shotgun to Moneygall
One of the photographers who was in the small pool of U.S. press members covering President Obama's visit to Ireland last month was surprised by th...
Death of Joan O'Dwyer Savarese
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Death of Joan O'Dwyer Savarese
The death has taken place in New York of judge Joan O'Dwyer Savarese, a pioneering figure in the advance of women through the ranks of New York's j...
A 1980s murder embroils Stormont appointee
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A 1980s murder embroils Stormont appointee
The Sinn Féin woman at the center of the "special adviser row" at Stormont has said that the killing of a Catholic school teacher over 25 years ago...
Public session for South collusion tribunal
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Public session for South collusion tribunal
A tribunal set up to investigate allegations of Garda collusion in the murder of two of the most senior RUC officers killed in the Troubles held it...
Derry blast close to sleeping child
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Derry blast close to sleeping child
Children in Derry had a lucky escape after an explosion in the Brandywell area. Damage was also caused to properties, but no-one was injured. The a...
Back to the basics  and the simple
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Back to the basics and the simple
Black 47 played the recent Joey Ramone birthday party at Irving Plaza. Now lest you think we were kissing the pinky rings of the men in suits, let ...
Another heave by a restless diaspora
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Another heave by a restless diaspora
It was perhaps inevitable that in the recent announcement of eleven new members of the Irish Senate by Taoiseach Enda Kenny there was neither sight...
Old words cause new problems for Norris
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Old words cause new problems for Norris
Controversial comments about pedophilia have come back to haunt the man tipped to be Ireland and Europe's first openly gay president. The remarks w...
Molloy event will focus on '81 hunger strikes
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Molloy event will focus on '81 hunger strikes
The Molloy College Irish Studies Institute is this weekend hosting a discussion focusing on the 30th anniversary of the "Great Irish Hunger Strike....
Probe into diversity visa snafu
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Probe into diversity visa snafu
The U.S. State Department is reportedly investigating just how more than 20,000 people were wrongly told that that they had been selected as finali...

 

 

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