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Apple show's ripples reach Sugar Loaf
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Apple show's ripples reach Sugar Loaf
Sometimes a chain of seemingly unrelated and accidental events culminate in the most remarkable of coincidences. Some call it serendipity. In recen...
So will queen and president lure visitors?
Business
So will queen and president lure visitors?
Queen Elizabeth and President Obama have said their goodbyes, leaving a warm afterglow in their respective wakes. Now Irish tourism chiefs are hopi...
US Airways launches Charlotte route
Business
US Airways launches Charlotte route
US Airways has opened up a new Charlotte, North Carolina service to Dublin that will augment its existing flights to Ireland out of Philadelphia. T...
Economic growth on hold
Business
Economic growth on hold
Predictions of even modest growth in the Irish economy this year have been dampened by the latest assessment from the Organization for Economic Coo...
30 years on, remembering the hunger strikers
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30 years on, remembering the hunger strikers
Marking the 30th anniversary, Friends of Sinn Féin recently hosted a discussion of the 1980/1981 hunger strikes, at Rosie O'Grady's Manhattan Club ...
Real diplomacy begins at the street level
Opinion
Real diplomacy begins at the street level
On a recent Sunday, while speaking to the Vatican's ambassador to the United States, Archbishop Pietro Sambi, we discussed the importance of peace ...
That Obama pint drinking image was good, but . . .
Opinion
That Obama pint drinking image was good, but . . .
The photo-op was inevitable. And for many who saw it, it very likely prompted a smile. There they were, the president and first lady of the United ...
A long road ahead
Opinion
A long road ahead
Well the presidential and royal parties have both departed Irish shores, though it's fair to say that there is something of a warm afterglow that w...
Nature's wrath
Opinion
Nature's wrath
The tornadoes that have been late causing terror and devastation in the nation's heartland have been frightening reminders of our vulnerability. Al...
McCabes: A family of thoroughbreds
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McCabes: A family of thoroughbreds
Professor James McCabe, (no relation), is a scion of an exceptionally accomplished family with an extraordinary tradition of service to the nation ...
A reporter goes from facts to fiction
Culture
A reporter goes from facts to fiction
Readers will recognize Ray O'Hanlon's name as that of the editor of this paper but he's hoping that, over time, his name will become as familiar on...
Shaw classic set to music
Culture
Shaw classic set to music
"A Minister's Wife" • Adapted from George Bernard Shaw's "Candida" by Austin Pendleton (Book), Joshua Schmidt (music) Jan Levy Tranen (lyrics) • Li...
Leinster double-header should attract crowd
Sports
Leinster double-header should attract crowd
Attendances at GAA championship games this summer have been very poor so far, but on Sunday next we should see an increase especially at the Leinst...
Republic win inaugural Nations Cup at Aviva
Sports
Republic win inaugural Nations Cup at Aviva
ROBBIE KEANE scored a 23rd minute goal to enable the Republic of Ireland beat Scotland 1-0 at the Aviva Stadium to capture the Nations Cup, their f...
Pachattack? Butler did it
Sports
Pachattack? Butler did it
Gerard Butler's decision to base a division of his string at Arlington continues to pay dividends. The Co. Kildare native sent Michael Deegan's Pac...

 

 

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