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New crop of pugs awaiting the bell
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New crop of pugs awaiting the bell
By Jay Mwamba While speculation over a possible New York mega-fight between Andy Lee and the Derry Destroyer, John Duddy, continues to swirl, anoth...
Begley and O Raghallaigh follow their hearts
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Begley and O Raghallaigh follow their hearts
By Earle Hitchner Over the past month I’ve written three “Ceol” columns about albums involving either fiddler Caoimhin O Raghallaigh (“Comb Your Ha...
Obituary: Robert ‘Bob’ Townes
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Obituary: Robert ‘Bob’ Townes
Robert ‘Bob’ Townes, 65, died on September 22. Born in Brooklyn and a resident of Groton, MA , Bob will be remembered by his family and an army of ...
Gormley calls for national consensus
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Gormley calls for national consensus
The Green Party leader, John Gormley, is to write to other party leaders to ask for a national consensus on the economic situation, RTE reports. Go...
Ireland bracing for mother of all budgets
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Ireland bracing for mother of all budgets
By Scott Jamison They are already calling it Ireland's "Black Thursday." And if it's possible for the economic news to get darker, it will become a...
Full steam ahead, Irish style
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Full steam ahead, Irish style
The times might be tough, but that only means that many people are even more determined to relax and have a good time. And anyone who has gone on a...
North the winner off the ice
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North the winner off the ice
By Máirtín Ó Muilleoir Despite going a goal down, the Boston Bruins recovered to claim the spoils in their historic weekend clash with the Belfast ...
Mulligan links faith with struggle for justice
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Mulligan links faith with struggle for justice
By Peter McDermott The Rev. Joseph Mulligan is the kind of person who can see the up side and the down side of a situation. It's a quality that has...
Fictional crime-fighters cast powerful spelll
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Fictional crime-fighters cast powerful spelll
BOOKS / By Peter McDermott The two-part column on about Irish noir fiction a few months ago generated plenty of feedback, confirming that people do...
McDowell adds Ryder clincher to U.S. Open success
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McDowell adds Ryder clincher to U.S. Open success
By John Manley Can life get any better for Graeme McDowell after 2010? Hot on the heels of winning his first major tournament, McDowell won his sin...
Economic growth forecast revised downwards
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Economic growth forecast revised downwards
The Central Bank has revised its forecast for growth in the economy downwards for the rest of the year, RTE reports. In its latest quarterly bullet...
Marathon dad to raise money for cystic fibrosis
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Marathon dad to raise money for cystic fibrosis
By Peter McDermott Tricia McDermott has one ambition for her younger daughter, who is 4: "That she gets to do whatever she wants to do." As it is, ...
 Empey checks out New York job programs
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Empey checks out New York job programs
By Irish Echo Staff Sir Reg Empey hears about New York job creation from New York City Commissioner of Small Business, Rob Walsh. Just 48 hours aft...
 Cristo's SOS to employers
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Cristo's SOS to employers
By Máirtín Ó Muilleoir Use Fr. Joseph Parkes jpg with caption: Fr. Joseph Parkes is appealing to employers. A trailblazing New York City school pri...
Martin bears funds, praise for centers
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Martin bears funds, praise for centers
By Ray O'Hanlon Irish Foreign Minister Micheál Martin, in New York for the opening of the United General Assembly, visited several Irish immigratio...