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Maureen Dowd says Joe Biden delivered an 'Irish Catholic wake up call' to President Obama --Barack the big loser in V.P. debate says top New York Times columnist

Published Sunday, October 14, 2012, 9:00 AM

Enda Kenny predicts united Ireland is inevitable at American conference

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has claimed a united Ireland is inevitable – but some time off.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Sunday, October 14, 2012, 7:27 AM

The truth about the Irish wake: lewd songs, pranks were part of the tradition

Merrymaking was a common part of the traditional Irish wake and was a part of the grieving process, according to an article in the Irish Independent. Pagan ritual was a huge part of it and much of the carrying-on was frowned upon by the church.

By DARA KELLY

Published Sunday, October 14, 2012, 7:36 AM

Top British TV presenter claims she was groped by Irish PM Charlie Haughey

Britain’s top television host has claimed former Irish Prime Minister Charlie Haughey attempted to grope her in 1969.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Sunday, October 14, 2012, 8:23 AM

Obama presidential race fundraiser to be held in Dublin today for Americans abroad

A fundraiser for President Obama is being held in Dublin today. Up to 100 American citizens living in Ireland are expected to attend.

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Sunday, October 14, 2012, 7:58 AM

Irish woman who brought down Lance Armstrong explains deep affection for him

The Irish woman who exposed the drug doping scandal around cyclist Lance Armstrong has revealed her deep affection for him and her belief that doctors and team managers were most to blame for the heavy doping.

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Sunday, October 14, 2012, 8:17 AM

Irish Navy renews claims to Atlantic island of Rockall in flag showing ceremony

Ireland has made another claim on the Island of Rockall – claimed by Britain, Denmark and Iceland.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Sunday, October 14, 2012, 8:58 AM

Vatican to axe Cardinal Sean Brady as Primate of All Ireland

Ireland’s top cleric Cardinal Sean Brady is set to be axed in the fall-out from recent sex abuse scandals.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Saturday, October 13, 2012, 7:47 AM

"Brothers McMullan" Edward Burns gets back to his Irish roots

With the 20th anniversary of his film success "Brothers McMullan" fast approaching, Edward Burns is heading back to his Irish roots.

By DARA KELLY

Published Sunday, October 14, 2012, 8:04 AM

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