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The big dig
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The big dig
Federal authorities have broadened their demands for the contents of oral history testimonies dealing with the Troubles in Northern Ireland and giv...
Galaxy’s new star
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Galaxy’s new star
Ireland’s captain and all-time top goal-scorer Robbie Keane is headed for California after signing a two-year contract Monday for Major League Socc...
21 plucked from sea off Fastnet
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21 plucked from sea off Fastnet
Special to the Irish Echo Baltimore, West Cork --- Amid scenes of relief and jubilation, the crew of a 100-foot American registered sailboat, "Ramb...
Leitrim teen still awaits transplant
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Leitrim teen still awaits transplant
A family whose teenage daughter was unable to travel to London for a liver transplant last month, this due to an apparent breakdown in communicatio...
Uncertainty still hangs over U.S. IFI funding
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Uncertainty still hangs over U.S. IFI funding
President Barack Obama and Congress are relieved to be done with the recent debt ceiling increase crisis, but the next battle over spending is just...
Brooklyn Irish to mark battle
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Brooklyn Irish to mark battle
Brooklyn's Irish will this weekend remember the heroics of the "Maryland 400" at the 1776 Battle of Brooklyn. A series of commemorative events are ...
Irishman facing NY rape charge
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Irishman facing NY rape charge
A 22-year-old Irishman is facing a charge of rape in a New York court. Damien McGuinness, who lives in Queens and works as a barman in Manhattan, w...
Lillis moved to Belfast hospital
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Lillis moved to Belfast hospital
Seriously ill republican prisoner Brendan Lillis has been transferred from jail to a hospital in Belfast. Lillis was moved to Belfast's City Hospit...
Internment brought to trial
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Internment brought to trial
Court proceedings against the British government over the policy of internment in the North of Ireland are set to get underway within a week. In th...
Army shooting victim was innocent
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Army shooting victim was innocent
A young Catholic who was shot in the back by the British army 40 years ago in Belfast was innocent, it has been revealed. Billy McKavanagh was just...
Obama needs to toughen up
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Obama needs to toughen up
Voting has consequences. Non-voting has even more! Some hatfuls of votes in Florida caused George W. Bush to be elected 43rd President of the Unite...
Cranking up the reform campaign again
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Cranking up the reform campaign again
Well, just as we thought that the immigration reform effort was gone for its tea there was that meeting in Washington, D.C. last week between Obama...

 

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