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 Tipp smash Galway's dreams  with 1-point win in classic
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Tipp smash Galway's dreams with 1-point win in classic
By Kieran Rooney DEVASTATION. You could see it in Galway manager John McIntyre's face, you could feel the emotion in his voice as he tried to expla...
Irish Americans to fore in lacrosse success
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Irish Americans to fore in lacrosse success
By Peter McDermott Hurling, Gaelic football, golf, soccer, rugby...lacrosse? If you think that the famous Native American game isn't on the Irish s...
Blazing music, dance, and heat in Catskills
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Blazing music, dance, and heat in Catskills
By Earle Hitchner Confronting a stagnant economy and stifling weather, the 16th annual Catskills Irish Arts Week of July 11-17 emerged as an artist...
Ireland has EU's highest birth rate
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Ireland has EU's highest birth rate
Ireland had both the highest birth rate and the lowest death rate in the European Union in 2009, according to new figures from Eurostat. Overall, I...
Details of Sam quarters confirmed
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Details of Sam quarters confirmed
The GAA has confirmed that two double-headers will take place in Croke Park this weekend as the All-Ireland Football Championship reaches the quart...
South Bronx's St. Luke's to celebrate 100 years
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South Bronx's St. Luke's to celebrate 100 years
By Peter McDermott It was once dubbed by the nation's paper of record a "small island of hope" in the South Bronx. Now in better times, as it appro...
Rovers to meet Juventus
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Rovers to meet Juventus
The Hoops took everything Bnei Yehuda could throw at them on an intensely hot night, but with Alan Mannus in outstanding form in goals, they took t...
15 criminal gangs being targeted by gardaí
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15 criminal gangs being targeted by gardaí
The Garda Commissioner has said the gardaí are targeting up to 15 criminal gangs all over the country as part of a nationwide investigation into ga...
Rockin' Rockland
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Rockin' Rockland
By Ray O'Hanlon rohanlon@rishecho.com Get ready for the pitter patter. No, strike that. Get ready for the thunder of shiny new cleats, and the clas...
Kennedy's fiction strikes chord with critics
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Kennedy's fiction strikes chord with critics
By Peter McDermott Thomas E. Kennedy decided at age 17 that when he was older he should be a writer. Now at 66, with 11 published novels to his nam...
Lance Daly's 'Kisses' blow into U.S. theaters
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Lance Daly's 'Kisses' blow into U.S. theaters
By Karen Butler letters@irishecho.com When his plans to make an Irish racecar picture crashed and burned a few years ago, Dublin writer-director La...
Rossies, Tyrone win crowns, Sligo, Monaghan left with uphill battles
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Rossies, Tyrone win crowns, Sligo, Monaghan left with uphill battles
By Kieran Rooney letters@irishecho.com IT'S around this time that teams really begin to find out about themselves. Sligo and Monaghan have more, qu...
 €50m ash costs hit Ryanair figures
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€50m ash costs hit Ryanair figures
Ryanair has reported a 24% fall in profits for the first three months of its financial year because of disruptions caused by the volcanic ash cloud...
Museum to recall showbands' glory days
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Museum to recall showbands' glory days
By Peter McDermott First there was the dancehall. Then there was the short story, which led to the film. In the years that followed, visitors came ...
Tristate Events
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Tristate Events
THEATER The Irish Repertory Theatre presents a special engagement of The Irish . . . And How They Got That Way by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Fra...