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An Irish Welcome An Irish Welcome
Pic of Day: A welcome visitor. Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence, Simon Coveney, shakes hands with his Palestinian counterpart, Dr. Ri...
History Made But Old Issues  Linger History Made But Old Issues Linger
By Anthony Neeson Politicians are back at Stormont Monday after Thursday’s historic election which saw Sinn Féin win the most seats in the Northern...
Congress Members React to North Vote Congress Members React to North Vote
The new political landscape in Northern Ireland, with Sinn Féin emerging as the largest single political party, was prompting early reaction Friday...
A May day on the river A May day on the river
Pic of Day: It's May and along with budding flowers and the trees leafing out all manner of outdoor activities resume, including rowing on the Rive...
Hibernians Conclude Ireland Fact-Finding Mission Hibernians Conclude Ireland Fact-Finding Mission
A just concluded fact finding mission to Northern Ireland conducted by the Ancient Order of Hibernians heard appeals for American help from legacy ...
Invite the family to hear you play! Invite the family to hear you play!
Readers, the time is nigh! This weekend – May 6-8 – the 2022 Mid-Atlantic Fleadh will take place at the Parsippany Hilton in Parsippany, New Jersey...
An Echo in San Antonio An Echo in San Antonio
Pic of Day: Allison Mulvey, President of the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas, with a copy of the St. Patrick's Day edition of the Irish Echo. Al...
Dublin to Support North Education Dublin to Support North Education
The Irish government wants to play its part to support educational attainment in Northern Ireland. Taoiseach Micheál Martin was speaking during the...
A Solemn Commemoration A Solemn Commemoration
Pic of Day: Members of the Irish Defence Forces in a solemn moment of salute at the 1916 Annual Arbour Hill Commemoration Ceremony in Dublin. Photo...
MTA boss Lieber is upbeat about mass transit MTA boss Lieber is upbeat about mass transit
Janno Lieber has a message for the Irish. Well, specifically the MTA Chairman and CEO has in mind people living in Woodlawn, when getting out word ...
Ireland Obliterated in Russia TV Broadcast Ireland Obliterated in Russia TV Broadcast
There has been astonishment and anger. But perhaps not total surprise. A broadcast on Russian state television - an entity that has been spoon feed...
Varadkar in U.S. Varadkar in U.S.
Pic of Day: Tanaiste Leo Varadkar takes to the podium in San Francisco last week. Mr. Varadkar was in the U.S. heading a mission undertaken in conj...