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GAA's easy money to dry up as other codes leave Croker
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GAA's easy money to dry up as other codes leave Croker
Well there's that, and then the not-so small matter of the coffers on Jones' Road being a lot fuller than they would have been if the soccer and ru...
Duddy wins tough Dallas bout in front of 51,000
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Duddy wins tough Dallas bout in front of 51,000
Duddy threw everything including the proverbial kitchen sink at Medina before 51,000 spectators in the massive stadium. The split nod saw the Derry...
Tax rate will stay
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Tax rate will stay
In an interview last week on FOX Business Network's Connell McShane, Cowen said low corporate taxes are a "fundamental plank" for the Irish economy...
Retail jobs take hit
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Retail jobs take hit
Some 225 jobs at bookseller Hughes & Hughes were axed as the chain entered receivership. The company blamed high commercial rents, a rise in intern...
Stay in tune for St. Patrick's Day
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Stay in tune for St. Patrick's Day
Written in 1947 by Hy Heath and Johnny Lange, this pugnaciously daft ditty indulged the stage Oirish stereotype of a character getting "his Irish u...
Dark and brilliant
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Dark and brilliant
"The Eclipse" began as a collaboration with Wexford playwright Billy Roche, whose short story "Table Manners" from his collection "Tales From Rainw...
A warm 'Welcome'
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A warm 'Welcome'
"When I was approached to do this, I said, 'I'm not an interviewer,'" Brennan told the Irish Echo in a recent phone interview. "And so I said, 'Loo...
Expert offers 8 tips for finding your ancestors
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Expert offers 8 tips for finding your ancestors
If that first piece of wisdom might apply to life in general, the Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow man has plenty of advice specifically relating to tracin...
Chris Dodd reflects and looks ahead
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Chris Dodd reflects and looks ahead
As the chairman of the Banking Committee, he is overseeing the formation of a new consumer protection agency to regulate the deep-pocketed financia...
A long ago Echo solves a mystery
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A long ago Echo solves a mystery
Now, thanks to the coming to light of an issue from late 1929, and an unusual numbering formula attached to it, the mystery has been solved. Charle...
Cowen spanning U.S. for SPD
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Cowen spanning U.S. for SPD
In Washington, Cowen will be presenting a St. Patrick's Day bowl of shamrock to President Barack Obama in what has become an annual ritual. He will...
Kennedy honored, remembered in proclamation
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Kennedy honored, remembered in proclamation
The posthumous award, named after the late Congressman Tom Manton from Queens, was accepted by Kennedy on behalf of her uncle to loud applause and ...