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Amnesty a "Kick in the Teeth" for Victims Amnesty a "Kick in the Teeth" for Victims
A Belfast woman who has been campaigning nearly fifty years for legacy truth, described last week's Queen’s Speech amnesty announcement as a “kick ...
Limerick, Clare are looking good Limerick, Clare are looking good
Clare 0-24; Limerick 1-21 By year’s end, Clare and Limerick could be a trilogy and certainly if we get anything like the fare in Cusack Park, Ennis...
'Boann' is story of perseverance 'Boann' is story of perseverance
The shuttle from the Dublin airport started moving just as I boarded. But, when I took my seat, something was missing. A plastic bag with the journ...
Curragh Handover Marked Curragh Handover Marked
Pic of Day: Today us the 100th anniversary of the handover of the Curragh Camp by British forces to the new Irish Free State army which took place ...
Reissued 6-track 'Banks' belongs in every collection Reissued 6-track 'Banks' belongs in every collection
There are a fair few legendary recordings of Irish music out there and one of them is “The Banks of the Shannon,” by Paddy O’Brien (button accordio...
Great Hunger Still Haunts: Martin Great Hunger Still Haunts: Martin
175 years after An Gorta Mór, famine still haunts millions of people around the world, the taoiseach has told the National Famine Commemoration. Sp...
Mayo win first NY final of 2022 Mayo win first NY final of 2022
Mayo 4-23 Cork 4-15 On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, the sizeable crowd in Gaelic Park, enjoyed the first final of the 2022 season as Mayo goaled t...
New chapter for Chicago cancer sufferer after Knock pilgrimage
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New chapter for Chicago cancer sufferer after Knock pilgrimage
Back in 2017 I was leading a tour group of Chicago characters to Ireland and the Westport Hotel gave me a complimentary massage for booking the gro...
McDonald Warns Again Protocol Breach McDonald Warns Again Protocol Breach
Walking away from international obligations is an appalling attack by Boris Johnson on the international rule of law. So said Sinn Féin President M...
Death of Robert Mwamba Death of Robert Mwamba
The death has taken place of noted jazz guitarist Robert Mwamba, younger brother of longtime Irish Echo boxing and soccer correspondent, Jay Mwamba...
Dublin should get past Meath Dublin should get past Meath
Following Dublin’s impressive win over Wexford in the Leinster quarter-final, the Leinster GAA will be hoping that the Dubs can bring the crowds ba...
Limerick event raises €45k for Ukrainian refugees Limerick event raises €45k for Ukrainian refugees
An informal group of Limerick artists has raised almost €50,000 for Ukrainians displaced by war, in a surprising wave of support that extended all ...
Morrison A Possible Envoy Morrison A Possible Envoy
Pic of Day: With a looming collision between the UK and EU over the Northern Ireland Protocol and rising concerns for the Good Friday Agreement on ...
The Irishman Who Filmed Hiroshima and Nagasaki
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The Irishman Who Filmed Hiroshima and Nagasaki
On September 9, 1945 a cameraman of the United States Army Air Force entered the devastated city of Nagasaki in Japan with a group of American pres...
Amid Growing Crisis Neal Planning London Trip Amid Growing Crisis Neal Planning London Trip
Congressman Richard Neal is reportedly planning a trip to London on a mission intended to remind the British government that the U.S. Congress has ...