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The Big Man's long last walk
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The Big Man's long last walk
So the Big Man is gone. Headed off down Thunder Road. We'll never see the like of Clarence Clemons again, that's for certain. He did leave the stag...
Jane and Tarzan had nothing on these JTs
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Jane and Tarzan had nothing on these JTs
NBC is coming out in the fall with a U.S. version of the British cop show "Prime Suspect" (already familiar to PBS viewers). In the original versio...
Irishman pardoned after 166 years
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Irishman pardoned after 166 years
An Irishman who was hanged in Rhode Island on St. Valentine's Day in 1845 has been pardoned by Governor Lincoln Chafee in a move that has been wide...
Hopes rise for GAA  player's recovery
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Hopes rise for GAA player's recovery
A young Gaelic footballer who is in a coma after suffering after an incident during a game in San Francisco is showing some signs of improvement. B...
Irish GOP hold fundraiser
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Irish GOP hold fundraiser
The Irish American Republicans lobby group is holding a fundraising event for Yonkers mayoral candidate, John Murtagh, this Thursday evening, July ...
Moloney opens new Dublin-set play Off Broadway
Culture
Moloney opens new Dublin-set play Off Broadway
(Novelist Colum McCann will lead a talk-back session after Tuesday night's performance of "Eva the Chaste." PHOTOCALL) It's difficult to imagine th...
Texas visitors chart peace progress
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Texas visitors chart peace progress
On a whistle-stop tour to West Belfast, the sun came out at Clonard Monastery to welcome a student delegation from Houston, Texas, who were on the ...
Wanted: Closed sponsor deal for Irish Open
Business
Wanted: Closed sponsor deal for Irish Open
Golf, it could be argued, is the only golden thing right now in the Irish economy. The island boasts a band of world beating golfers including one,...
Shannon gets biz jet boost
Business
Shannon gets biz jet boost
Business jet flyers out of Shannon Airport will be quicker off the ground and faster off the mark when they reach the U.S., this after U.S. Customs...
Tabloid greats wrote about ordinary ‘ruck’ of life
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Tabloid greats wrote about ordinary ‘ruck’ of life
Breslin is back at the Daily News and Pete Hamill has a new book out that everybody is talking about, "Tabloid City." And that's good news, but sad...
High time to meet at the Barry Gate
Opinion
High time to meet at the Barry Gate
For decades the Ancient Order of Hibernians in America has petitioned United States Navy historians andmany others in the government to honor a tru...
Voices from the outside raised in protest
Opinion
Voices from the outside raised in protest
For many years now the primary focus of the immigration debate in this country has been on comprehensive reform, the presence of millions of illega...
One more time
Opinion
One more time
At the time of writing the last flight of a space shuttle is still a go. On July 8th the shuttle Atlantis will blast into the sky on a 12-day missi...
Ich bin, well nein
Opinion
Ich bin, well nein
The dollar works throughout the United States because, despite regional traits and sometimes clear differences, the country is a nation made up of ...
Britannia still rules the media, if not the waves
Opinion
Britannia still rules the media, if not the waves
The late British press mogul Lord Northcliffe once stated that "news is what someone else doesn't want you to know; everything else is advertising....

 

 

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