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Symbolic resting place for Thomas Meagher
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Symbolic resting place for Thomas Meagher
He may have been the most famous Irishman of his generation, definitely the most controversial. Born in Waterford in 1823, he disappeared in Montan...
Back to school instead of the races
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Back to school instead of the races
It was back to school for Fianna Fáil last week even as the nags were running and leaping at the famed Galway Races. In another time and universe t...
NJ Hibs hold successful state convention
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NJ Hibs hold successful state convention
New York wasn't alone in holding a recent Ancient Order of Hibernians state convention. New Jersey Hibernians concluded their gathering in Belmar a...
'Nailer' casts cold eye on abuse scandals
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'Nailer' casts cold eye on abuse scandals
On a bleak weekday morning a few months ago, novelist Tom Phelan painted an almost idyllic picture of his childhood growing up in County Laois in t...
Death of Philly stalwart
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Death of Philly stalwart
The death occurred on July 26 of Annabella Manley, a County Tyrone native and a long-time active member of the Irish community in the Philadelphia ...
Around Ireland
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Around Ireland
ROSCOMMON SENTENCED MAN LEADS HIGH-SPEED CHASE Garda Caitríona O'Malley, who graduated from Templemore Garda College just last month, had a baptism...
Chicago group gets new base
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Chicago group gets new base
Moving from the city's Southeast to its Northwest represents a good move overall for Chicago Irish Immigrant Support. So believes the Rev. Michael ...
Bank of here, there, and everywhere
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Bank of here, there, and everywhere
It will still be called the Bank of Ireland, but there will be a lot less of Ireland in the management, control and financial underpinning of what ...
Irish growth heading down
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Irish growth heading down
Ireland's Central Bank has lowered its economic forecast for this year and is predicting that the Republic's economy will grow by just 0.8 per cent...
Tips from Bertie, for a big tip
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Tips from Bertie, for a big tip
There was once a Celtic Tiger and how Ireland got to be striped and clawed is the subject of a lecture being delivered just about anywhere in the w...
Boston College probe a threat to oral history research
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Boston College probe a threat to oral history research
Thirty-nine years later, the guard dog wakes up and starts barking. So what's he barking at: the old event, or a new one? In 1972, a widowed mother...
Kenny is riding Ireland's anti-clerical wave
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Kenny is riding Ireland's anti-clerical wave
Political opponents of Enda Kenny, especially Fianna Fáil leaders during the heyday of the late Celtic Tiger, were always inclined to dismiss the M...
A landmark book that leaves readers wanting more
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A landmark book that leaves readers wanting more
They say no man is a prophet in his own land, and that's certainly true of Fr. Sean McManus, a fiery crusader for Ireland who has rattled more cage...
Leaner not meaner
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Leaner not meaner
The battle over spending, taxation and debt that has dominated the headlines in recent days is nothing new in either Washington, or the nation beyo...
The write stuff
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The write stuff
Celebrated NYPD detective and author, Ed Conlon, drew 104 years of family service in the Long Blue Line to a close two weeks ago with his retiremen...

 

 

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