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U.S. denies favoring Irish banks
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U.S. denies favoring Irish banks
The U.S. has denied a claim by a leading Irish economist that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner had "torpedoed" a plan to allow Ireland to write-...
Rooted in Irish soil
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Rooted in Irish soil
When the President of the United States travels to Ireland on a state visit this week, the highlight of his trip won’t be addressing the Dáil, disc...
Byrne is hands-on as cultural ambassador
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Byrne is hands-on as cultural ambassador
"We found what we didn't expect and didn't find what we expected." So said Gabriel Byrne recently of his experience working as a young archeologist...
I'm human, I make mistakes: Calhoun
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I'm human, I make mistakes: Calhoun
The NCAA Men's Basketball champions, the University of Connecticut Huskies, took over the White House for a few hours this week. Lead by head coach...
Queen lands
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Queen lands
History was made Tuesday when for the first time a reigning British sovereign stepped onto Irish soil at the invitation of a sovereign Irish govern...
In Belfast, a first ever nationalist majority
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In Belfast, a first ever nationalist majority
The trend in the North's Assembly election was mirrored in the council poll which was still being counted on Tuesday evening. With several seats st...
NY students to address conference
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NY students to address conference
A group of students from the school of architecture at the City College of New York will be presenting a novel picture of inner-city Belfast at the...
Brooklyn Irish rally for David Bourke
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Brooklyn Irish rally for David Bourke
Brooklyn's Irish American community is coming together this weekend in "A DAY FOR DAVID," a fundraising drive to benefit the Bourke family of Bay R...
Big security bill for big visits
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Big security bill for big visits
It will cost around €30 million for the security operation to protect Queen Elizabeth and President Barack Obama when they separately visit Ireland...
No exiting from EU/ IMF bailout deal
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No exiting from EU/ IMF bailout deal
Pensions, child benefit and the wages of around 300,000 public sector workers in Ireland would be slashed by 33 percent if the country abandons the...
Spillane's rare talent touches the soul
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Spillane's rare talent touches the soul
There are singers like Liam Clancy who delight in exploring that magical country between the words of songs that often goes unnoticed. Just as ther...
Enda Kenny's 17th floor fireside chat
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Enda Kenny's 17th floor fireside chat
The crowd at last week's Irish Consulate reception for Enda Kenny was well settled by the time the taoiseach walked in the door. That is to say it ...

 

 

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