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Moves to better Dáil debates
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Moves to better Dáil debates
The Irish parliament, the Oireachtas, is facing operational changes this autumn after members recently voted for a raft of reforms. New rules for t...
House committee votes to dump diversity visas
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House committee votes to dump diversity visas
The House Judiciary Committee last week voted to abolish the diversity visa program, the last legal path to a green card that most Irish can access...
Irish Repertory to receive IAW&A's O'Neill award
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Irish Repertory to receive IAW&A's O'Neill award
The Irish Repertory Theatre has been named as the 2011 recipient of the Irish American Writers & Artists' Eugene O'Neill Lifetime Achievement Award...
Five arrests in Kerr murder probe
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Five arrests in Kerr murder probe
Police in Northern Ireland have made five arrests and are carrying out a major search operation in connection with the murder of PSNI officer Ronan...
Body recovered from Donegal lough
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Body recovered from Donegal lough
The body of a 17-year-old Derry boy has been recovered from Lough Swilly in County Donegal eight days after he drowned. Sean McNair jumped from Rat...
PSNI sorry after crashing wedding
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PSNI sorry after crashing wedding
Police in Derry have apologized after interrupting a wedding in the city’s Guildhall on suspicion it was a “sham marriage.” Neil McElwee and his pr...
The joys of, eh, Latvian democracy
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The joys of, eh, Latvian democracy
“Thousands of Latvians living in Ireland go to the polls tomorrow for a referendum on their country’s future.” Thus reported the Irish Independent ...
GAA teams do battle in Alamo's shadow
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GAA teams do battle in Alamo's shadow
The weather will be warmer than Croke Park but the players won't be holding back this weekend when three Texas-based Gaelic football teams do battl...
Brehon lawyer McCabe still on parades watch
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Brehon lawyer McCabe still on parades watch
Steve McCabe, a veteran observer of Northern Ireland parades, is to write to the Parades Commission asking what action will be taken over a series ...
Prez vote, Oct. 27
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Prez vote, Oct. 27
Irish voters will elect a new president on October 27, the government has announced. Voters will be asked to decide three referenda on the same day...
McAleese sends condolences to Norway
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McAleese sends condolences to Norway
President Mary McAleese has sent condolences on behalf of Ireland to the people of Norway after last week's mass shooting tragedy near Oslo and the...
Jobs are sole proof of economic recovery
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Jobs are sole proof of economic recovery
Creating jobs and slashing unemployment is the only true way to measure the success of Ireland's multi-billion Euro bailout, one of the architects ...

 

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