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The 19th hole
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The 19th hole
Over the last decade, Irish golfers have made incredible strides on the world stage. This week, the spotlight has shone most brightly on Holywood, ...
Spare cash for spare Molly?
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Spare cash for spare Molly?
A spare head for one of Ireland’s most iconic statues is to go under the hammer - figuratively speaking - at auction next week. The piece, for the ...
Southie solace
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Southie solace
BOSTON - Ending a 16-year international manhunt, legendary Irish-American gangster James "Whitey" Bulger was arraigned in a Boston courtroom last w...
McCann wins biggest literary award
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McCann wins biggest literary award
It was a big week for Irish winners. Writer Colum McCann captured a major among literary prizes when he scooped the International Impac Dublin Lite...
Irish presidential field  starting to look crowded
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Irish presidential field starting to look crowded
The Irish presidential race is a little clearer this week, as several candidates have stepped forward to throw their respective hats into the ring ...
Irish join in suit after diversity visa snafu
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Irish join in suit after diversity visa snafu
A class action suit has been filed against the U.S. Department of State following a mix-up over diversity visas. More than 20,000 diversity visa ap...
Treasury mum on reported Geithner role
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Treasury mum on reported Geithner role
Washington, D.C. --- Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan left Washington last week with the personal telephone number of U.S. Treasury Secretary ...
Find gal, find man
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Find gal, find man
The FBI is turning its attention to the woman in James "Whitey" Bulger's life as it continues to hunt the onetime Irish American crime kingpin of S...
Worst rioting in years in Belfast
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Worst rioting in years in Belfast
Two men are being treated in hospital for gunshot wounds after loyalist paramilitaries attacked a nationalist enclave in East Belfast on Monday nig...
Parade change prompts attacks on police
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Parade change prompts attacks on police
Even before East Belfast erupted in rioting, the summer marching season began to show signs of strain when stones and bottles were thrown at police...
North Catholics happy with status quo: poll
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North Catholics happy with status quo: poll
A majority of Catholics in Northern Ireland prefer a future as part of the United Kingdom while about a third see unity with the Republic as the pr...
Hire me guy gets hired
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Hire me guy gets hired
The Galway man who mounted a billboard campaign threatening to emigrate unless he got a job has been hired by top Irish bookmaker Paddy Power. The ...

 

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