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NY AOH gathering hailed as success
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NY AOH gathering hailed as success
The New York State conventions of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, men and ladies, were being hailed as a success by attendees at the gathering las...
Stack's Lamp Post: a clarification
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Stack's Lamp Post: a clarification
An ad on Page 4 in the Irish Echo edition of June 29-July 5 stated that Pat Floody & Band was due to play at Stack's Lamp Post Pub in Cairo, NY ove...
Flag removals ignite more riots
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Flag removals ignite more riots
Further unrest on the streets of the North has been caused by the removal of flags in loyalist areas. Last week saw yet more rioting, as a 100-stro...
Teen feared dead after pier plunge
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Teen feared dead after pier plunge
A teenager from Derry City is feared dead after falling off a pier in a small County Donegal fishing village. Divers have been carrying out a searc...
Artist Ballagh angry at health service
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Artist Ballagh angry at health service
Against the backdrop of local fury over the Irish government's decision to close the accident and emergency unit at Roscommon Hospital, artist Robe...
The man with the all seeing eye
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The man with the all seeing eye
George Kimball had a glass eye. Oddly enough, that wasn't the first thing you noticed when he would barrel through the door of The Bells of Hell. I...
Quinn, Kelly linked  to mayor's job
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Quinn, Kelly linked to mayor's job
Now that Anthony Weiner's New York ambitions have turned to dust attention is turning increasingly to City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. "Eying ...
Successful 'Ties' exhibit enters final few weeks
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Successful 'Ties' exhibit enters final few weeks
The "Ireland America: The Ties That Bind" exhibition at Lincoln Center attempts an almost impossible task at its entrance: put Ireland in historica...
VIP guests cost a bundle
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VIP guests cost a bundle
The bill for the visits of President Barack Obama and Queen Elizabeth to the Republic was €40 million, almost double the previous estimate. Several...
Wheel failure but no injuries
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Wheel failure but no injuries
Passengers on a weekend flight between Britain and Ireland escaped injury after the plane's nose wheel failed on landing. Aer Arann, which was oper...
TDs balk at efforts to button them down
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TDs balk at efforts to button them down
A new dress code ruling that would have compelled TDs to wear a "tailored jacket and a collared shirt" in the Déil have been consigned to the close...
Women of Concern Awards held in NY
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Women of Concern Awards held in NY
The 2011 Women of Concern Awards were recently held in New York at the Jumeirah Essex House. This year's recipient of the Women of Concern Humanita...
Mayor who greeted queen dies
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Mayor who greeted queen dies
The Sinn Féin mayor of Cashel, who caused a stir within and outside his party when he shook hands with the queen during her recent visit to the Cou...
A novel idea moves from page to screen
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A novel idea moves from page to screen
It's summertime and the living is easy - or it's supposed to be. Exotic vacations, lazy afternoons, and stuffed beach bags are now a reality and th...
Irish houses going for a relative song
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Irish houses going for a relative song
Repossessed properties in Ireland being sold at auction are going for a relative song - this means as much as 60 percent below the selling price th...

 

 

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