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Lost photograph of Irish hero Michael Collins discovered in Dublin attic

A rare photograph of Michael Collins has been found in the attic of a suburban Dublin home 90 years after the Irish leader's death.

By DARA KELLY

Published Monday, August 20, 2012, 7:16 AM

Republican Party economic policies similar to those which starved Irish says Famine book author

In a Daily Beast column, author John Kelly writes that Paul Ryan is "making the same economic mistakes that hurt his forefather in the Great Famine."

By DARA KELLY

Published Monday, August 20, 2012, 7:13 AM

Surprise as Newgrange wins the title of Ireland’s favorite heritage spot

A National Heritage survey has shown that Newgrange in the Boyne Valley is Ireland’s favorite heritage site in the country.

By KERRY O'SHEA

Published Monday, August 20, 2012, 7:37 AM

Top ten Notre Dame Fighting Irish football traditions are revealed

Notre Dame’s famous Fighting Irish football team is one steeped in traditions that are over a century old.

By KERRY O'SHEA

Published Monday, August 20, 2012, 7:22 AM

Todd Aiken, 'legitimate rape' and the Romney-Ryan war on women

Published Monday, August 20, 2012, 9:16 AM

Sean Quinn's daughters "outraged" over Quinn Group Limited's liquidation

Sean Quinn's daughters have said they are "truly shocked and outraged" at Quinn Group Limited's liquidation.

By DARA KELLY

Published Monday, August 20, 2012, 7:59 AM

Bono company Elevation Partners loses $650 million as Facebook shares plummet

Elevation Partners, a fund that includes U2 singer Bono as one of its investors, has dropped its shares in Facebook, once valued at $1.3bn, as the social media company's stock continues to plummet,

By DARA KELLY

Published Sunday, August 19, 2012, 10:26 AM

New Irish company sells personal data for cash

A new Irish company, Dataflog pays up to $40 per email you receive by selling your information online.

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Sunday, August 19, 2012, 10:00 AM

Police arrest Ian Brady’s psychologist in hope of finding fifth victim of “Moors Murders” – VIDEO

Police arrested, and later bailed, Jackie Powell (49), “Moors Murderer” Ian Brady’s mental health advocate, hoping to find a letter from the killer detailing the location of his fifth children victim, Keith Bennett (12).

By CATHY HAYES

Published Monday, August 20, 2012, 8:38 AM

“Political Animals” actor Ciaran Hinds cast for upcoming season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones”

Northern Irish actor Ciaran Hinds has been added to the roster for the upcoming shoot of ‘Game of Thrones’ which airs on HBO.

By BUZZ BRADY

Published Monday, August 20, 2012, 8:23 AM

Bradley Cooper could star as Beyonce's love interest in Clint Eastwood movie “A Star is Born”

Bradley Cooper is currently considering an offer to star in a remake of A Star Is Born opposite Beyonce in Clint Eastwood's planned remake of the classic film.

By BUZZ BRADY

Published Monday, August 20, 2012, 8:40 AM

New York GAA: Niall McManus leads Offaly to become Senior Hurling champions for the sixth year

Offaly are the senior hurling champions for the sixth year in a row after a hard fought battle where they broke the game open in the second half but lived dangerously at the wire.

By EUGENE KYNE

Published Monday, August 20, 2012, 9:03 AM

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