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Law & Order Honoree
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Law & Order Honoree
The seventh of ten children raised by Irish-American parents in Garden City, N.Y., Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice brings experience,...
Law & Order Honoree
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Law & Order Honoree
Richard Wall was born in Brooklyn, the second of five children. His mother Ann (Snow) can trace her Irish roots to Counties Cavan and Derry. His fa...
Law & Order Honoree
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Law & Order Honoree
Sean Coffey, the Bronx-born son of a Cork mother and Kerry father, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and Georgetown Law. In 26 years of active ...
Law & Order Honoree
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Law & Order Honoree
Bronx born and raised, James "Barney" Ferguson Jr. is an 18-year veteran of the Criminal Justice System. He currently serves as Commissioner on the...
Glucksman Ireland House honors Breslin
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Glucksman Ireland House honors Breslin
Brooklyn-born author Pete Hamill, introducing the legendary entertainer, said that the two friends both grew up during the Depression and later put...
Living a good life
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Living a good life
By Peter McDermott After lunch on a recent weekday, Sr. Mary Victor Waters returned to the baby blanket she was crocheting. It was for a grandnephe...
Marchers keep protest peaceful
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Marchers keep protest peaceful
Marchers assembled more or less in the area of West 14th Street and Seventh Avenue, wended their way peacefully north to West 34th Street, then loo...
Her heart belongs to Bush
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Her heart belongs to Bush
The transplanted New Yorker is taking on her liberal detractors as the Republican National Convention takes over New York for most of next week. Co...
Flashpoint: 'Free' Derry
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Flashpoint: 'Free' Derry
The SDLP's Sean Farren being interviewed in 2000 at Government Buildings in Dublin. PHOTO BY ROLLING NEWS.IE [This article was printed in the Aug. ...
Echo's Jack Holland dead at 56
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Echo's Jack Holland dead at 56
Holland, born Edward John Holland on June 4, 1947, was the author of a number of widely acclaimed books on the Northern Ireland Troubles and for th...
Irish Echo editorial: Jack Holland, friend and colleague
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Irish Echo editorial: Jack Holland, friend and colleague
On it, stacked near his computer, are notebooks, each one, page after page, chockablock with words written in his wide, looping hand, each cover la...
End of road for U.S. immigration pre-clearance?
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End of road for U.S. immigration pre-clearance?
By Ray O'Hanlon "Aer Lingus passengers keep walking this way." Those words have been a welcome instruction for weary arrivals at U.S. airports over...
A tale of two neighborhoods
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A tale of two neighborhoods
By Peter McDermott They once pitched tents on rented sites for the summer in Breezy Point, now they build expensive homes. But through all the chan...
A tale of two neighborhoods
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A tale of two neighborhoods
By Peter McDermott Every once in a while, Cheryl Reilly's 72-year-old uncle comes into Manhattan from Queens and "goes on the toot." He wanders the...
A View North   A young boy's escape to Carlingford Lough
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A View North A young boy's escape to Carlingford Lough
By Jack Holland In August, Ancient Rome was deserted, as its citizens fled the stifling summer heat to head for the cool surrounding hills. In Belf...