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Anger over Derry bomb attack
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Anger over Derry bomb attack
Politicians and police in Derry have condemned a bomb attack on a bank in the city on Saturday. Two masked men threw a hold-all containing the bomb...
All aboard for the Irish Catskills
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All aboard for the Irish Catskills
"The Summer time is coming And the trees are sweetly blooming And the wild mountain thyme Grows around the blooming heather Will you go, lassie, go...
Garret Fitzgerald is laid to rest
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Garret Fitzgerald is laid to rest
Former taoiseach Garret FitzGerald has been laid to rest in Dublin following a state funeral, held on Sunday. FitzGerald, who was 85, died in a Dub...
Queen's visit hailed as big success
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Queen's visit hailed as big success
It has been described as one of the most significant few days in Irish history. Queen Elizabeth's four-day visit to Ireland last week not only pass...
Conference visitors to see historic Red Hook
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Conference visitors to see historic Red Hook
Civic leaders in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn will be rolling out the red carpet for delegates at the New York-New Belfast conference next...
Kruise is marking the big 2-0
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Kruise is marking the big 2-0
Project Children is technically an adult after 20 years on the go, but the organization's focus is still firmly on the kids. And with that singular...
O'Dwyer and Bernstien hosts O'Hanlon
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O'Dwyer and Bernstien hosts O'Hanlon
'Dwyer and Bernstien will host a reading, signing and Q&A session for Irish Echo editor Ray O'Hanlon and his new thriller, "The South Lawn Plot" th...
Daley hand in Obama visit
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Daley hand in Obama visit
President Barack Obama's visit to Ireland was always going to be a more personal journey by a man fascinated to see the land of one of his forefath...
Rings urges all hands on tourism deck
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Rings urges all hands on tourism deck
New York's Commissioner of Small Business Services, Rob Walsh, visited Belfast recently to take part in a major economic conference organized by th...
They were all codding
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They were all codding
Whatever about quaffing a Guinness, many visitors to Ireland take time out to sample the delights of fish and chip restaurants. But what you see on...
Ryanair profits take off
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Ryanair profits take off
Well, somebody's making money. Ryanair said its profit rose 26 percent in the year to March but despite the positive news the no frills carrier is ...
Righting an historic wrong
Opinion
Righting an historic wrong
I write this column on the day the Queen of England departs our shores and heads home, and two days before the President of the United States arriv...
Text of President Mary McAleese's Dublin Castle speech
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Text of President Mary McAleese's Dublin Castle speech
This is the full text of the speech on Wednesday, May 18 by President Mary McAleese at the state dinner in Dublin Castle in honor of Queen Elizabet...
Garret FitzGerald: a man for all reasons
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Garret FitzGerald: a man for all reasons
Garret FitzGerald was a simple and a complicated man. By that I mean he had a habit, mischievous some would say, of making the complicated simple, ...
Quite a week
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Quite a week
Even from a distance it was possible to sense that the past week in Ireland has been extraordinary. An English queen and an American president as b...

 

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