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Greetings from Donegal
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Greetings from Donegal
These schoolkids in Donegal were ready to run in the “Fastest Feet” competition which had kids from all over Ireland competing for two places in th...
Hitting baskets for Loyola
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Hitting baskets for Loyola
Jake Preston and Mike Frank have been almost nothing but net in their recent games for Loyola School in Manhattan. Preston (left) has scored 1,000 ...
United they stand
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United they stand
Pictured at the recent United Irish Counties dinner in New York were (l-r) John Tully (chairman, NYC Saint Patrick's Day Parade Committee), Gael of...
A more innocent time
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A more innocent time
A Garda directs traffic with a baton in Dublin in the 1960s. Lately a Garda in the city would be as often seen wielding an Uzi machine gun, or a se...
Martin at the Mart
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Martin at the Mart
There’s more to an election campaign than kissing babies. Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with general election candidate Margaret Murphy O'Mahon...
The new face of policing in Ireland
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The new face of policing in Ireland
The new face of policing in Ireland is no face at all. A member of the Garda Emergency Response Unit pictured in Dublin after two fatal gangland sh...
Enda on the ball
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Enda on the ball
Taoiseach Enda Kenny, who is a former teacher, visited Mount Carmel Secondary School in Dublin today where he spoke to the 5th Year (Junior) class....
In praise of peace
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In praise of peace
President of the AFL-CIO, Richard L. Trumka, received the “World Peace Prize” at a ceremony at the headquarters of the AFL-CIO, in Washington, D.C....
Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday
A scene soon to be repeated Five years to the day that this photo was taken at the Dublin Central constituency vote count, that being Feb. 26, 2011...
Run for office, but don’t dare do a runner
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Run for office, but don’t dare do a runner
Never slow when it comes to jumping on the publicity bandwagon, bookmakers Paddy Power came up with their own election campaign priority. RollingNe...
That’s a wrap folks
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That’s a wrap folks
Turning his back on the 31st Dáil. Taoiseach Enda Kenny (left with back to camera) on his way into today’s weekly cabinet meeting in Government Bui...
Happy St. Brigid’s Day
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Happy St. Brigid’s Day
Today is St. Brigid’s Day, and also the first day of spring according to the ancient Celtic calendar. St. Brigid was born in what is today County L...

 

 

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