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Darren Hanniffy knuckles down in battered Haiti
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Darren Hanniffy knuckles down in battered Haiti
By Ray O'Hanlon Things happened fast around Darren Hanniffy when he was helping the Offaly hurling team capture the All Ireland title. These days, ...
Seeking ambassadors for return flight to Belfast
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Seeking ambassadors for return flight to Belfast
A Belfast Ambassadors Network to be launched at the upcoming New York-New Belfast conference has got off to a flying start — courtesy of Tourism Ir...
Fallen hero
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Fallen hero
By Susan Falvella Garraty He served his country, loved his family. Both are lesser for his absence, greater because of his life. U.S. Army colonel ...
 Famine immigrants were extraordinary says McAleese
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Famine immigrants were extraordinary says McAleese
By Peter McDermott In her last engagement on her New York visit, President Mary McAleese said that the generations who came after the Famine immigr...
President McAleese to lead U.S. Great Hunger tributes
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President McAleese to lead U.S. Great Hunger tributes
By Ray O'Hanlon Irish America will remember the dead and those who survived the Great Hunger at a series of events this week that will culminate wi...
Siobhan Dennehy wins AOH JFK medal
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Siobhan Dennehy wins AOH JFK medal
By Ray O'Hanlon Acknowledging her years of work on behalf of Irish immigrants in the United States, the Ancient Order of Hibernians this week annou...
Charges dropped but Rockland's Byrne loses his green card
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Charges dropped but Rockland's Byrne loses his green card
By Ray O'Hanlon The Byrne family of Pearl River in Rockland County was celebrating this week - on both sides of the Atlantic. In Ireland, Joe Byrne...
McAleese to deliver Fordham commencement
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McAleese to deliver Fordham commencement
By Ray O'Hanlon President Mary McAleese will deliver Fordham University's 165th commencement speech during her visit to New York next week. McAlees...
Congress briefed on Irish
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Congress briefed on Irish
By Irish Echo Staff A congressional briefing on discrimination against the Irish language in the Northern Ireland has been told action from America...
RíRá aims to join Beano,  Dandy in readers' hearts
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RíRá aims to join Beano, Dandy in readers' hearts
By Peter McDermott Sometimes you need to be away from home to get a good idea. Take Aidan Courtney. He was working in Canada when he came across so...
Tracey's on the frontline again
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Tracey's on the frontline again
By Ray O'Hanlon Mayo priest Fr. Michael Tracey can't catch a break. Going on five years since Hurricane Katrina devastated his church on the Missis...
Community rallies behind Natasha McShane
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Community rallies behind Natasha McShane
By Ray O'Hanlon The Irish American community was rallying behind Chicago assault victim Nataha McShane this week as the Armagh-student remained in ...

 

 

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