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Why Catholics should vote for Mitt Romney for president in 2012 - A vote for Mitt makes Catholicism more relevant than ever

Published Sunday, November 4, 2012, 7:31 AM

Why De Valera got a bum rap on being pro-Nazi because of U.S Ambassador

While working on my doctorate in the early 1970s, I had access to the manuscript of a memoir written by David Gray, US Minister (Ambassador)to Ireland from 1940 to 1947. It was so distorted, it was not worth publishing, but it has now been published by the Royal Irish Academy under the title, A Yankee in De Valera’s Ireland.

By T. Ryle Dwyer

Published Sunday, November 4, 2012, 8:02 AM

Up to 500 Irish runners impacted as New York marathon canceled after Hurricane Sandy

Up to 500 Irish runners and many Irish charities will miss out because the New York marathon was canceled.


Published Sunday, November 4, 2012, 7:38 AM

The top ten most beautiful spots in Ireland that every tourist should visit

1. The Burren, from the Irish Boíreann meaning “a rocky place,” is a limestone-laden region in northwest County Clare.


Published Sunday, November 4, 2012, 7:23 AM

Vandals attack house of teenager suspected of bullying suicide victim

The home of a teenager suspected of bullying 13-year-old suicide victim Erin Gallagher has been targeted twice by vandals, reports the Irish Independent.


Published Sunday, November 4, 2012, 8:56 AM

Three IRA suspects arrested over dissident drive-by murder of prison officer

Three men have been arrested in connection with the murder of prison officer David Black, who was gunned down early Thursday morning, on a stretch of motorway in Co. Armagh.


Published Saturday, November 3, 2012, 10:38 AM

Local supporters bitter over "witch-hunt" for jailed billionaire Sean Quinn

Locals from Derrylin, Co Fermanagh, home of the Quinn Group headquarters, are expressing their bitterness over what they perceive as an unfair "witch-hunt" against the former billionaire Sean Quinn, who was recently sentenced to nine-weeks in jail.


Published Sunday, November 4, 2012, 8:36 AM

Community mourns after dedicated Mayo priest commits suicide

A Mayo community is stunned by the suicide of 39-year-old Catholic priest Father Muredach Tuffy.


Published Sunday, November 4, 2012, 8:16 AM

Irish TD will wear poppy to commemorate the British war dead

A member of the Irish parliament will wear a poppy in the chambers this week, the first time in recent history that a poppy will be worn to commemorate the British war dead.


Published Sunday, November 4, 2012, 8:48 AM

First World War wills of 9,000 Irish soldiers will go online

The wills of 9,000 World War I Irish soldiers who fought in the British Army will be posted online this week the Irish Sunday Times reports. Many of the wills are very short said Hazel Menton, an archivist who has worked on the project for three years.


Published Sunday, November 4, 2012, 9:07 AM

Letter from Titanic’s safety officer shows his concern over lack of lifeboats

Private papers from the Titanic’s safety officer, Captain Maurice Clarke, show that he believed the White Star Line ship needed 50 percent more lifeboats but was forced to back down. These documents are now set to go to auction and are expected to fetch $32,000.


Published Saturday, November 3, 2012, 12:11 PM

Graeme McDowell’s season may be over after freak hotel hand injury

Former US Open winner Graeme McDowell’s golf season could be over after a hotel door slammed on his hand, leaving him with painful bruising.


Published Saturday, November 3, 2012, 10:13 AM

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