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Limerick crash out of Div. 1 after 31-pt margin of defeat
Sports
Limerick crash out of Div. 1 after 31-pt margin of defeat
By Kieran Rooney Player power was at the heart of matters over the weekend. At Congress level, the seemingly inevitable decision was made to offici...
McDowell runs close in China
Sports
McDowell runs close in China
By John Manley After failing to make the cut at the Masters, Graeme McDowell literally went to the other side of the world, as in China. One kink i...
Duddy signs contract for June 26 fight in Texas
Sports
Duddy signs contract for June 26 fight in Texas
By Jay Mwamba John Duddy's June 26 "Latin Fury" headliner with undefeated Mexican starlet Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. was finalized last week after the...
Saw Doctors return to U.S.
Arts & Leisure
Saw Doctors return to U.S.
By Eileen Murphy The Saw Doctors, one of my all-time favorite bands, is finally returning to the U.S. for a brief tour of the East Coast. The Tuam-...
A tiger’s tale . . .
Arts & Leisure
A tiger’s tale . . .
By Eileen Murphy Want to read something that will really make your hair stand on end? Then skip the latest Stephen King horrorfest and pick up this...
Maria Doyle Kennedy in NYC
Arts & Leisure
Maria Doyle Kennedy in NYC
By Irish Echo Staff She was brilliant as the tragic Catherine of Aragon in the Showtime series “The Tudors,” Maria Doyle kennedy is best described ...
Disruptive eruption
Opinion
Disruptive eruption
As if things weren't bad enough for the travel the airline business but a volcano in Iceland decided to wake up after almost two hundred years and ...
Waterford action a test case
Business
Waterford action a test case
By Alana Fearon Ten former employees of Waterford Crystal have brought a legal action against the government in an action which will have significa...
U.S. backing for Derry bid
Business
U.S. backing for Derry bid
By Irish Echo Staff The U.S. economic envoy to Northern Ireland, Declan Kelly, has announced that his office is directly involved in Derry's bid to...
It's a "new day" for Lunasa
Arts & Leisure
It's a "new day" for Lunasa
By Earle Hitchner Readers of this column know how I disdain comparisons of today's Irish traditional groups with the Bothy Band. But I also realize...
Reid my lips
News
Reid my lips
By Ray O'Hanlon With Senate majority leader Harry Reid promising immediate action on comprehensive immigration reform, a more promising backdrop th...
Dubs denied, but will look to Sam campaign with confidence
Sports
Dubs denied, but will look to Sam campaign with confidence
By Keiran Rooney Dublin supporters have been given some genuine reasons to look forward to their All-Ireland campaign following Sunday's impressive...
A big step
Opinion
A big step
The Northern Ireland peace process has never been a smooth process. It has stopped and started, stumbled and hesitated. There have been times when ...
Welcome back
Opinion
Welcome back
The new GAA season has opened at Gaelic Park in the Bronx and three cheers for that. Three cheers indeed for the return of Gaelic games wherever th...
Love of Irish history leads Long to NYU
News
Love of Irish history leads Long to NYU
By Peter McDermott A few years ago, Joe Long got an email that piqued his interest and would eventually make his schedule a lot busier. It was an a...