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This ‘Curse’ is a delight
Arts & Leisure
This ‘Curse’ is a delight
“The Irish Curse” By Martin Casella • at the SoHo Playhouse, 15 Vandam St., NYC • Open-Ended Run Playwright Martin Casella may have come up with a ...
Harrington’s Masters prep is best forgotten
Sports
Harrington’s Masters prep is best forgotten
Padraig Harrington enters this week’s Masters at Augusta National off one of his worst rounds as a professional golfer. Situated in eighth place en...
O’Neill has always had big fan base in press
Sports
O’Neill has always had big fan base in press
It’s an old story but under the present circumstances bears retelling. Very early on in his career at Nottingham Forest, Martin O’Neill got into a ...
Rush for bargain apartments
Business
Rush for bargain apartments
A Westmeath apartment development has bucked Ireland’s property slump and attracted queues of interested buyers. In scenes not seen since before th...
Calls for Robinson’s resignation
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Calls for Robinson’s resignation
Northern Ireland’s first minister is facing calls to step aside, after a BBC report about a property deal near his Belfast home. The calls were mad...
Accused excused in Prince case arraignment
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Accused excused in Prince case arraignment
BOSTON - Lawyers for the teenagers accused of stalking and bullying Phoebe Prince for weeks before her suicide in January appeared in court Tuesday...
Quinn staff march in Cavan, Dublin
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Quinn staff march in Cavan, Dublin
Quinn Insurance company staff have staged marches in Dublin and Cavan to highlight job fears among the 2,800 workers after the Financial Regulator’...
Anglo chief attracts notice on Cape
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Anglo chief attracts notice on Cape
There’s no place like a home away from home, especially if you are being pursued by the media. But the media, Irish version, has caught up with for...
Anglo Ire-ish
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Anglo Ire-ish
While Catholic Church leaders have been on the defensive in recent weeks as a result of the pedophile scandal, the Archbishop of Dublin has emerged...
$cholar spat: US Ireland Alliance defends Mitchell program
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$cholar spat: US Ireland Alliance defends Mitchell program
The Mitchell Scholarship program and its sponsoring organization, the US-Ireland Alliance, was this week defending the pledge of Ireland’s politica...
Telling the story of the New York Irish Community
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Telling the story of the New York Irish Community
At the moment, I am spending my days reading about the history of the Irish in New York and conducting research. I meet with people on a regular ba...
Tough times require tough-minded art
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Tough times require tough-minded art
Tipperary-born Deirdre Scanlan, Casey's successor as Solas's lead vocalist, also sang conscience-pricking songs, such as Antje Duvekot's "Black Ann...
Wheels-o-the wisp
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Wheels-o-the wisp
A recent report on the car rental shortages stated that the number of cars on offer has fallen from 30,000 in 2006 to just over 12,000 last year, t...
Kelly greets AIF pledge
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Kelly greets AIF pledge
The initiative is in support of the envoy's economic mission in Northern Ireland in which the AIF is an active participant and working group member...
Church adrift
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Church adrift
Coupled with this there are the widespread cases of church authorities covering up the activities of pedophile priests, this spurred by the self-im...