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A picture of Michael Collins just hours before his death is discovered

A remarkable photo of Michael Collins taken just hours before his death has been uncovered in an attic.

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 7:11 AM

Mike Bloomberg’s love triangle with Hillary Clinton and Christine Quinn -- Did Hillary Clinton dilly-dally suggest a new love for Mayor Bloomberg?

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 7:16 AM

Irish woman with terminal illness begins case for right-to-die lawsuit in Ireland

A 58-year-old woman is due to begin the first court action of its kind in the Republic of Ireland aimed at allowing her to be assisted to die.

By CATHY HAYES

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 7:14 AM

Gabriel Byrne again slams The Gathering and Arthur’s Day

Actor Gabriel Byrne has again slammed The Gathering , the year-long event based on an Irish homecoming for the Irish abroad.

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 8:07 AM

Double rapist who was held down and tattooed with swastika sentenced to 12-years

An Indian IT specialist, convicted of the rape of two women, was sentenced to 12-years in prison at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin on Tuesday.

By CATHY HAYES

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 7:53 AM

How will the Twittersphere take to Pope Bendict’s presence?

Pope benedict took the unprecedented step of creating his own Twitter account this week, using the Twitter handle @pontifex.

By CATHY HAYES

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 7:43 AM

'Irish Emigrants Speak Up' - initiative calls on 'brain drain' generation to share stories through video

A new project “Irish Emigrants Speak Up” has been launched with the hope that those Irish who have been recently affected by the ongoing emigration from Ireland will have some sort of a voice at home.

By ANTOINETTE KELLY

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 7:58 AM

The American Ireland Fund to give $250,000 to Sandy victims

The American Ireland Fund has announced a donation of $250,000 to help victims of Hurricane Sandy in the hardest-hit storm areas.

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 7:25 AM

It's a family affair - three generations of Irish American family living under one roof in Sandy aftermath

Hurricane Sandy has united one Irish-American family in a way they never expected.

By BERNIE MALONE

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 8:01 AM

RTE's 'Home News' radio series features the Irish Voice this weekend – AUDIO

A new RTE radio series on Irish newspapers abroad will focus on the Irish Voice and IrishCentral this coming weekend.

By JANE WALSH

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 8:14 AM

Top ten Christmas holiday party do's and don'ts

With the countdown to Christmas officially on, chances are most of your co workers are gearing up for the annual office party. Beware!

By DARA KELLY

Published Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 8:05 AM

Notre Dame defensive coach Bob Diaco said to interview for Boston College job

Reports are circulating that the Fighting Irish’s defensive coordinator Bob Diaco could be interviewing for a position at the Boston College, the Eagles.

By DARA KELLY

Published Monday, December 3, 2012, 1:49 PM

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