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N.I. go down to Turkey in Conn.
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N.I. go down to Turkey in Conn.
Northern Ireland lost the opening game of their end-of-season tour in Connecticut as they went down 0-2 in searing heat to fellow tourists Turkey, ...
Number of people in mortgage arrears grows
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Number of people in mortgage arrears grows
New figures from the Central Bank in Dublin show a 13 percent increase in the number of mortgages in arrears, the RTE reports. However, the figures...
 Junior fiddle champ to perform at N.J. fest
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Junior fiddle champ to perform at N.J. fest
The East Coast junior fiddle champion is one of the many musicians who will grace Historic Cold Spring Village’s 6th Annual Celtic Festival over th...
Chicago Fest this weekend
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Chicago Fest this weekend
Chicago Gaelic Park is gearing up for four days of everything Irish this Memorial Day weekend. Organizers of the annual Chicago Irish Fest are prom...
Fallen hero
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Fallen hero
By Susan Falvella Garraty He served his country, loved his family. Both are lesser for his absence, greater because of his life. U.S. Army colonel ...
 Famine immigrants were extraordinary says McAleese
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Famine immigrants were extraordinary says McAleese
By Peter McDermott In her last engagement on her New York visit, President Mary McAleese said that the generations who came after the Famine immigr...
 Offaly upset at red card as Meath's forwards impress
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Offaly upset at red card as Meath's forwards impress
By Kieran Rooney AFTER all the fuss the previous week about the amendment of the hand pass rule, it was an old fashioned straight red card that had...
Bhoys lose on penalties, reserves through to final
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Bhoys lose on penalties, reserves through to final
By Jay Mwamba Lansdowne Bhoys will contest the championship match for First Division reserve teams in the Cosmopolitan Soccer League [CSL] June 6 a...
Conan back on the late shift
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Conan back on the late shift
By Karen Butler Irish-American comedian Conan O'Brien recently experienced a bittersweet return to New York to talk up his new late-night chat show...
Dispute no more
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Dispute no more
BOOKS/Peter McDermott David Talbot's David Talbot's "Brothers: the Hidden History of the Kennedy Years" found a great many admirers after it was pu...
U2 pull out of Glastonbury,  postpone U.S. tour
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U2 pull out of Glastonbury, postpone U.S. tour
Bono is expected to return to Ireland to recuperate after his emergency back surgery in Munich, but U2 has canceled its upcoming U.S. concerts and ...
10 held in Kilkenny hurler kidnapping
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10 held in Kilkenny hurler kidnapping
Ten people have been arrested in a series of dawn raids over a kidnapping which targeted the family of All-Ireland winning Kilkenny hurler Adrian R...
McGurk pleads guilty to murder of ex-girlfriend
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McGurk pleads guilty to murder of ex-girlfriend
By Irish Echo Staff Tyrone native and Queens resident, Gary McGurk, has pleaded guilty to the murder just over a year ago of his former girlfriend....
Teachers reject pay deal
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Teachers reject pay deal
Members of the Teachers Union of Ireland and the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland have rejected the Croke Park deal on public service pay ...
Farrell wins Booker 40 years on
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Farrell wins Booker 40 years on
By Irish Echo Staff J.G. Farrell has won the Booker Prize 30 years after his death for his Irish War of Independence-set novel, “Troubles.” He post...