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Coffey for attorney general
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Coffey for attorney general
Next Tuesday, New York's Democratic voters have an embarrassment of riches when deciding whom to choose to be the party's candidate for state attor...
American ground proving friendlier for Blair
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American ground proving friendlier for Blair
By Susan Falvella Garraty Washington, D.C. --- He was pelted with eggs in Dublin and had to cancel an appearance in the center of London this week ...
Noel Trainor is making paradise even better
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Noel Trainor is making paradise even better
By Máirtín Ó Muilleoir Honolulu --- Belfast ex-pat Noel Trainor reckons he knows half the people on the island of Hawaii's most populated island, O...
 Rafferty enters an exclusive U.S. group
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Rafferty enters an exclusive U.S. group
By Earle Hitchner If you read this "Ceol" column regularly, it's a safe bet that you are interested in Irish traditional music. I have been writing...
Cats deprived of five as Tipp self-belief wins out
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Cats deprived of five as Tipp self-belief wins out
By Kieran Rooney ALL week, the talk was that Lar Corbett was potentially Tipperary's equivalent of Henry Shefflin. But it's one thing getting such ...
Ex-president to visit Ireland
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Ex-president to visit Ireland
By Susan Falvella Garraty Former President Bill Clinton is headed back to Belfast at the end of September, or early October. According to the U.S. ...
Nun killed, priest injured
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Nun killed, priest injured
Longford-born Msgr. John Sheridan, 95, is in a critical but stable condition at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles after a car crash in which a 74-...
Irish at forefront of Hawaii's language revival
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Irish at forefront of Hawaii's language revival
By Máirtín Ó Muilleoir Hilo, Hi. - A hearty céad mile fáilte wasn't what the Irish Echo was expecting at the Hawaiian language department of the Un...
Saving schools
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Saving schools
It's back to school season, although increasingly teachers and students don't cut their ties over the long summer break. There are those, too, who ...
Jesuit believes CIA files can unlock 27-year mystery
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Jesuit believes CIA files can unlock 27-year mystery
By Peter McDermott An American priest based in Nicaragua is asking President Obama and Democratic Party leaders to help solve a 27-year mystery - t...
Aegis founder Spicer has not left the building
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Aegis founder Spicer has not left the building
By Susan Falvella Garraty Earlier this month, Aegis Defense Services set up a non-operating holding company in Basel, Switzerland. Aegis has an est...
Down break Kildare hearts,  through to Sept. 19 final
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Down break Kildare hearts, through to Sept. 19 final
By Kieran Rooney JUST as the Dublin supporters left Croke Park devastated the week previously, Kildare fans must still be pondering about how event...
The many musical sides of Martin Mulhaire
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The many musical sides of Martin Mulhaire
By Earle Hitchner Soft-spoken and unpretentious, composer and button accordionist Martin Mulhaire is a consummate gentleman who shuns the spotlight...
First Report of the Independent Monitoring Commission on paramilitary violence in Northern Ireland
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First Report of the Independent Monitoring Commission on paramilitary violence in Northern Ireland
CONTENTS (the report is 67 pages long and may also be downloaded at the Commission's web site, www.independentmonitoringcommission.org). 1. Introdu...
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