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So good, it's scary
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So good, it's scary
By Joe Hurley "Haunted" by Edna O'Brien • Theater A, 59E59 Theaters • Through Jan. 2, 2011 Edna O'Brien wrote her first novel in 1960, a full half-...
Less dogma, more dialogue needed in economics
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Less dogma, more dialogue needed in economics
By Peter McDermott In a July 2007 speech to a gathering of trade unionists, Taoiseach Bertie Ahern said: "Sitting on the sidelines, cribbing and mo...
Why Recent Graduates Should Consider Work Experience
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Why Recent Graduates Should Consider Work Experience
There has been a shift in the job market. The last couple of years have seen the types of positions available and the qualifications required for r...
Embassy was concerned over Shannon
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Embassy was concerned over Shannon
By Irish Echo The American embassy in Dublin believed in 2006 that the Irish government introduced new conditions on the use of Shannon airport by ...
When Falls, Shankill were on same side
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When Falls, Shankill were on same side
Books / By Peter McDermott In a note on terminology before he begins his "Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in ...
McDowell takes Chevron from  Woods with 2 stunning putts
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McDowell takes Chevron from Woods with 2 stunning putts
By John Manley There was something uncannily appropriate to the denouement represented by the Chevron World Challenge. This was the tournament that...
Toughest budget ever lands on heads of Irish people
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Toughest budget ever lands on heads of Irish people
Kids walked out of school, people protested on the streets, and opposition politicians dug as deeply as they could to come up with words of condemn...
Kerrymen rally for ailing Saoirse
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Kerrymen rally for ailing Saoirse
By Irish Echo Staff The Kerryman's Association and others in New York and the U.S. are rallying behind five-year-old Saoirse Heffernan whose battle...
Irish-Mexican alliance in a new time of need
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Irish-Mexican alliance in a new time of need
By T.J. English Irish Americans and the Mexican people are attached at the hip. In many ways, the template laid down by Irish immigrants in the 19t...
Egan wins in style in Miami
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Egan wins in style in Miami
By Jay Mwamba Ken Egan scored an impressive, albeit Pyrrhic five-round points victory over American Dorian Anthony on his debut in the World Series...
O'Hare wasted in drab play
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O'Hare wasted in drab play
By Joseph Hurley “Elling” From Novels By Ingvar Ambjornsen • With Denis O’Hare (pictured on the left above) and Brendan Fraser, directed by Doug Hu...
Is this bondage?
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Is this bondage?
By Scott Jamison [caption id="attachment_22076" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="A scene from last Saturday's Irish Congress of Trade Union...
Minister Ahern to retire from politics
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Minister Ahern to retire from politics
Minister for Justice Dermot Ahern has said that he will not contest his Dáil seat at the next General Election, RTE reports. In a statement this mo...
Country is 'banjaxed' after deal: Burton
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Country is 'banjaxed' after deal: Burton
Labour's Finance Spokesperson Joan Burton said Ireland had been hobbled as a result of the European negotiations, RTE reports. She said the Europea...
Bailout election
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Bailout election
By Ray O'Hanlon The Irish government was hanging on to power this week, determined to deliver a cost slashing budget on Dec. 7 even as it bowed to ...