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Michigan Democrats say they can win by nominating ‘Irish females’ for elections - VIDEO

The Michigan Democratic party has outlined a plan to win state Supreme Court elections by nominating female Irish Americans.


Published Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 7:17 AM

Irishman lost 280lbs and goes from suicidal to marathon runner in just one year

A Dublin man plans to run the Dublin City Marathon after losing 280 pounds in the past year. A year ago he weighed more than 490 pounds and now is training for the Marathon on Monday, October 29, according to the Independent.


Published Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 7:12 AM

Most Irish in New York vocal in support of gay marriage, new survey shows

After a poll taken in Ireland this week showed that 66% of adults would support same sex marriage if it came to a referendum, the Irish Voice undertook their own random survey to ascertain whether Irish people living in New York would support same sex marriages.


Published Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 7:22 AM

MI5 secretly spied on Irish construction workers in Britain in 1970s

British spy agency MI5 investigated Irish construction workers in England during the 1970s through a bogus consulting company and had them blacklisted with major employers as a result, the Irish Times has revealed.


Published Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 7:49 AM

50-year-old man sues Irish State for being kept in conditions of 'quasi-servitude' as a farm boy

An Irishman is suing the Irish state for being held in a state of “quasi-servitude” at the age of nine while working as a farm boy, the High Court has heard.


Published Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 8:11 AM

Bill O’Reilly says final debate between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama was ‘so boring’ no one won – VIDEO

Fox news anchor Bill O’Reilly slammed Monday’s night presidential debate as boring, before proclaiming that ‘nobody won’.


Published Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 7:52 AM

Irishman killed in private airplane crash off Long Island, New York - VIDEO

A small plane crash claimed the lives of an Irish immigrant and his longtime friend off Long Island this past weekend.


Published Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 8:07 AM

Man arrested for threatening 50 children with a fake gun at a youth club

Irish police are questioning a man who is accused of waving an imitation shotgun at a group of up to 50 children at St Mary’s Youth Centre in Tullamore, County Offaly.


Published Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 8:04 AM

Irish parents begin voting on who will run Irish junior schools -- Catholic Church may release their hold

Irish parents will shortly begin to vote for who they want to run their local school in a historic new step for Irish education.


Published Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 7:57 AM

And You Can Dance - What Madonna and girls have meant to Ireland

Published Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 9:00 AM

Canadian Girls who placed message in a bottle identified

The two girls who placed a message in a bottle off the Canadian Atlantic coast eight years ago have been identified after the bottle was found in Ireland this week.


Published Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 7:46 AM

New York race to raise funds for inspiring blind Irish running Mark Pollock - VIDEO

A five kilometre run is set to take place in New York’s Riverside Park, on 14th November, to raise funds for The Mark Pollock Trust.


Published Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 8:49 AM

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