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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 ...
Irish impress fans but NZ too strong
Sports
Irish impress fans but NZ too strong
By Kieran Rooney IRELAND departed the Aviva Stadium on Saturday wondering how they had played with with such passion, defensive organization and, a...
The best concert I barely saw
Arts & Leisure
The best concert I barely saw
By Earle Hitchner As emcee and frequent backstage manager, I missed most of the concert tribute to Joe Derrane inside Stage One of the Fairfield Th...
Fianna Fail TD calls for Cowen's replacement
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Fianna Fail TD calls for Cowen's replacement
A dissident Fianna Fáil backbencher has predicted tonight's meeting of the parliamentary party will be a “bareknuckle affair,” and repeated claims ...
Greens to pull plug on coalition
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Greens to pull plug on coalition
Green Party leader John Gormley has called for a General Election to be held in Ireland in the second half of January 2011, RTE reports At a specia...
Dying does not end my mother's story
Opinion
Dying does not end my mother's story
By Earle Hitchner Nov. 17-23, 2010 The professional in me said I should steel myself, even distract myself during the time it would take to deliver...
Brooklyn-based artist readies for Enniskillen exhibit
Arts & Leisure
Brooklyn-based artist readies for Enniskillen exhibit
By Peter McDermott Don't expect ever to buy an art masterpiece on the streets of New York. That's advice from Tom Bevan, a Belfast-born sculptor wh...
Gerry Adams TD?
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Gerry Adams TD?
By Anthony Neeson Nov. 17-23, 2010 Gerry Adams has caused political shockwaves by announcing that he is to step down as MLA and MP for West Belfast...
Under siege: Cowen insists Ireland solvent as bailout pressure mounts
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Under siege: Cowen insists Ireland solvent as bailout pressure mounts
By Ray O’Hanlon & Scott Jamison Nov. 17-23, 2010 Taoiseach Brian Cowen drew a line in the sand Tuesday insisting that Ireland did not need to be ba...
Irish labor against Samoa as New Zealand loom large
Sports
Irish labor against Samoa as New Zealand loom large
By Kieran Rooney Nov. 17-23, 2010 A much needed overdue victory, but not nearly the quality of performance coach Declan Kidney had hoped for. That ...
Immigrant, union roots shaped Brennan's long tenure
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Immigrant, union roots shaped Brennan's long tenure
By Peter McDermott [caption id="attachment_21925" align="alignnone" width="600"] Roscommon immigrants William Brennan Sr. and Bridget Agnes McDermo...
DC hosts NACB convention
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DC hosts NACB convention
2010 NACB CONVENTION Washington DC will be the host city for the 2010 North American County Board GAA convention, scheduled for the weekend of Nove...
Stats count for little in bizarre NE region
Sports
Stats count for little in bizarre NE region
By Dave Hannigan [caption id="attachment_21931" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="Former Irish international Chris Hughton has impressed as ma...
Novelist Mary Higgins Clark to lead 250th march
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Novelist Mary Higgins Clark to lead 250th march
By Ray O'Hanlon The annual guessing game is over. Best selling author Mary Higgins Clark is the grand marshal of the 2011 New York St. Patrick's Da...
Where credit is 'Due'
Arts & Leisure
Where credit is 'Due'
By Karen Butler [caption id="attachment_21927" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="Zach Galifianakis, left, and Robert Downey star in the buddy ...