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Luck of the Irish for Powerball winners after $293 million winning ticket

Mark and Cindy Hill of Dearborn, Missouri who just won half of the $587 million Powerball lottery have one wish.

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Friday, November 30, 2012, 4:22 PM

Tim Pat Coogan slams American Embassy as ‘Kafkaesque’ after visa refusal - Responds to Ambassador Rooney statement that rules were followed

Published Saturday, December 1, 2012, 7:46 AM

Reports of Bill Clinton becoming Ambassador to Ireland are nonsense - Headcase Lindsay Lohan has a better chance of getting the job than Bill

Published Saturday, December 1, 2012, 7:46 AM

Hurricane Sandy one month on - is the Federal government doing enough? – VIDEO

It’s over one month since Hurricane Sandy battered the east coast of the US and claimed the lives of 135 people here.

By DARREN REDMOND

Published Saturday, December 1, 2012, 7:03 AM

Irish in New York vote to legalise abortion in the wake of Savita Hallappanavar tragedy

As international pressure mounts on the Irish government to change legislation regarding abortion in the wake of the Savita Hallappanavar tragedy, the Irish Voice undertook a survey of Irish people in New York

By SEAN BROSNAN

Published Saturday, December 1, 2012, 12:22 AM

Former Anglo Irish Bank sues Ernst & Young over its conduct leading up to Ireland’s bank collapse

The Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) has reportedly sued its one-time auditors, the blue-chip accountancy firm Ernst & Young, over its conduct in the years leading up to the collapse of the bank in 2009.

By ANTOINETTE KELLY

Published Saturday, December 1, 2012, 12:21 AM

Ireland’s President Michael D Higgins feels shame over Ireland’s greed and arrogance during the ‘Celtic Tiger’

Irish President Michael D Higgins has declared himself ashamed of the boastful way some Irish people conducted themselves during the Celtic Tiger.

By SEAN BROSNAN

Published Saturday, December 1, 2012, 12:20 AM

Catholic nun’s 63 charges of sexual abuse dropped by Irish judge

A judge has cleared Sister Mary Theresa Grogan of the 63 counts of sexual and indecent assault against seven girls at a Midlands school during the 1970s.

By CATHY HAYES

Published Saturday, December 1, 2012, 12:22 AM

Ireland Funds to honor United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

The Worldwide Ireland Funds will present a Lifetime Achievement Award to The United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Belfast on December 7th.

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Saturday, December 1, 2012, 7:29 AM

Long-awaited report on 1989 murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane expected next week

A long-awaited report into the 1989 murder of the Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane will be published on Wednesday, December 12, the Northern Ireland Office has confirmed.

By PADDY CLANCY

Published Saturday, December 1, 2012, 12:18 AM

A Christmas with special meaning - how Superstorm Sandy was defied by Irish music

If you live in New York City you may be ready to celebrate Christmas with a little more gusto this year thanks to Hurricane Sandy. Just in time for the holidays, Cahir O'Doherty talks to producer and publicist Anita Daly about the terrific lineup of talent she’s assembled for Together for Christmas, the new album she’s produced with her partner Jim Leavitt, and about her own effort to put Sandy and its aftermath behind her.

By CAHIR O'DOHERTY

Published Saturday, December 1, 2012, 12:13 AM

GAA change up – Just 13 hurling teams to compete for the All-Ireland in 2015

The Gaelic Athletics Association (GAA) has announced that there could be just 13 hurling teams competing for the 2016 All-Ireland hurling championship. However this will only happen if a proposal from the GAA is approved.

By DARA KELLY

Published Saturday, December 1, 2012, 12:11 AM

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