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Obama wins debate as gloves come off and punches thrown -- President strong on Libya and women but Romney hung tough

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 7:30 AM

Suicide and depression major problems for young Irish in New York

Depression and suicide are at epidemic level in Ireland and the problems have carried over to the U.S among Irish immigrants, experts have told the Irish Voice.

By SEAN BROSNAN

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 7:23 AM

British government accused of supplying loyalists with arms during the Troubles

The British Ministry of Defence (MOD) and the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) are being sued by the relatives of six men killed by a loyalist gunman. They claim that during the Troubles, the British Government supplied loyalist gangs with an arsenal of weapons.

By CATHY HAYES

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 7:21 AM

Irish woman gives her life savings away to two female con artists in the Bronx - AUDIO

A 74-year-old Irish woman has been scammed out of $23,500 by two female con artists in the Bronx.

By ANTOINETTE KELLY

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 8:07 AM

Talented Joe Kennedy the next great Kennedy political leader? -- The next generation of Kennedys comes to bat in Boston race

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 7:45 AM

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams calls for a United Ireland referendum and poll on border

Speaking during Leaders Questions in the Dáil today the Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD today raised the issue of a border poll.

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 7:44 AM

Bill Clinton slams Mitt Romney’s proposed tax cuts - VIDEO

Ahead of the second presidential debate, former President Bill Clinton hit out at Mitt Romney’s proposed tax overhaul in the latest Obama campaign video which was released on Tuesday.

By ANTOINETTE KELLY

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 7:55 AM

Longest serving Irish American NYPD cop forced to give up badge after four decades service

The longest serving member of the NYPD is being forced to give up his badge later this month, after 44 years of service.

By ANTOINETTE KELLY

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 7:38 AM

One Direction's Niall Horan and Tulisa Contostavlos pretend to be brother and sister when they go out

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 8:15 AM

Halloween healthy eating recipes - Irish celebrity chef Catherine Fulvio has some delicious, nutritious alternatives

As a “doting” mum of two little rascals I know that sometimes you just have to break the rules and let them gorge on some sweet nasties! One of these times is Halloween!

By CATHERINE FULVIO

Published Monday, October 15, 2012, 10:38 AM

Illustration of 8 foot 1 inch ‘Irish Giant’ found among 'freaks' in 200-year-old book

A 200-year-old book featuring illustrations of an Irish Giant and a Hairy Girl among “freaks, swindlers, murderers and eccentrics” of the 19th century, will be sold at auction for $645 (£400).

By DARA KELLY

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 7:48 AM

Ireland claim 4-1 victory over Faroe Islands in World Cup qualifier

Giovanni Trapattoni swept the criticism aside as his Ireland team eased to a much needed World Cup victory in Torshavn on Tuesday night, just days after their 6-1 reversal at home to Germany.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 4:20 PM

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