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Irish judge jailed in landmark case over deception charges - VIDEO

The first ever judge to go prison in Ireland received a 2-½ year sentence for attempting to defraud a friend of his fortune.

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Thursday, November 29, 2012, 7:01 AM

No Diaspora Irish need apply for Constitutional Convention in Ireland

The Constitutional Convention in Dublin will meet shortly to consider changes to the Irish Constitution.

By Irish Voice Editorial

Published Thursday, November 29, 2012, 6:49 AM

The top reasons why Irish nannies in the United States quit

With a massive number of Irish immigrants arriving in the United States more and more are taking up the once traditional role of the Irish immigrant -- the nanny. Although it is a rewarding job many find their time wasted, that they are underpaid and that family issues make their positions impossible.

By CATHY HAYES

Published Thursday, November 29, 2012, 7:05 AM

Suspected Irish serial killer Larry Murphy spotted in Amsterdam

One of Ireland’s most notorious rapists has been spotted in Amsterdam chatting with women.

By DARA KELLY

Published Thursday, November 29, 2012, 7:27 AM

Former Irish International rugby player David Tweed found guilty of child sex abuse

David Tweed, a former Irish Rugby International star, has been found guilty on 13 child sex abuse charges at Antrim Crown Court today.

By SEAN BROSNAN

Published Thursday, November 29, 2012, 7:43 AM

Abortion debate continues to rage in Ireland after Savita Halappanavar’s death

The family of Savita Halappanavar, who died in a Galway hospital last month after being refused a pregnancy termination for a baby she was miscarrying, has given the government until Thursday of this week to agree to an independent public inquiry or face a European court battle.

By PADDY CLANCY

Published Thursday, November 29, 2012, 7:13 AM

Tragic 12-year-old Irish girl sought help from center before death

Hundreds of mourners turned out on Wednesday to pay their respects to 12-year-old Lara Burns, who took her own life last Saturday.

By BERNIE MALONE

Published Thursday, November 29, 2012, 7:32 AM

They came, they saw, then went to work - massive turnout at Irish Day of Action

They came, they saw, and then they went to work with shovels, disinfectants and other essentials – that’s how 1,000 volunteers spent last Saturday’s Irish Day of Action for the Rockaways, the traditionally Irish peninsula in Queens which is still struggling with the overwhelming after-effects of Hurricane Sandy.

By DEBBIE MCGOLDRICK

Published Thursday, November 29, 2012, 7:12 AM

Damian McGinty beating out Justin Bieber, Ke$ha on record charts with his pre-sale

Derry native Damian McGinty is thrilled with the performance of his new EP on iTunes’ American charts - speaking with the Derry Journal, McGinty’s only reaction was “HOLY SH**.”

By KERRY O’SHEA

Published Thursday, November 29, 2012, 8:20 AM

Bill O’Reilly takes on Psy’s YouTube record-setting ‘Gangnam Style’ - VIDEO

Bill O’Reilly, host of ‘The O’Reilly Factor’ on FOX News, recently dedicated a segment of his show to analyzing the unprecedented response to South Korean pop star Psy and his viral hit ‘Gangnam Style.’

By BUZZ BRADY

Published Thursday, November 29, 2012, 8:25 AM

Top ten Christmas jokes guaranteed to make the cat laugh

Love them or hate them, cheesy, silly jokes are all part of the good cheer during the festive season. After the success of my first selection I put together another list of ten stupid Christmas jokes. Enjoy!

By BERNIE MALONE

Published Thursday, November 29, 2012, 8:11 AM

Neil Lennon threatens to quit Celtic after altercation with frustrating fan

Neil Lennon sensationally threatened to quit as manager of Glasgow Celtic after a sideline altercation with a fan during Saturday’s 1-0 league defeat at home to Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

By CATHAL DERVAN

Published Thursday, November 29, 2012, 8:12 AM

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