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Newtown massacre hits home hard on the 4.15 from Grand Central Station

A man on the Metro North train from New York to New Haven lifted the phone to his ear just after 5 pm on Friday, as a cool and clear New York day drew to a close.

By VINCENT O'DOWD

Published Friday, December 14, 2012, 10:46 PM

Tougher gun laws must come after Newton murders of innocent children

Published Friday, December 14, 2012, 11:01 PM

Bah Humbug! IrishCentral asks what New Yorkers really hate about Christmas - VIDEO

Christmas is upon us yet again, so IrishCentral took to the streets of New York City to see what really has people saying ‘bah humbug!’ during the holiday season.

By DARREN REDMOND

Published Saturday, December 15, 2012, 7:02 AM

Kaitlyn, Aidan and Liam make the cut - the top baby names of 2012

Irish baby names are ranked among the most popular choices among parents in the US for 2012, according to the latest data.

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Published Friday, December 14, 2012, 7:43 AM

Irish health department implements incident group in response to death of sisters' in Donegal

A group of mental health professionals have been drafted in by the Health Service Executive (HSE) in Donegal, to support Shannon Gallagher’s schoolmates and teachers after the teenager took her own life on Wednesday, just six weeks after her sister Erin died.

By DARA KELLY

Published Saturday, December 15, 2012, 7:59 AM

Dog sex case Irishman goes free after woman dies

An Irishman who organized a bestiality sexual encounter with his dog and a woman he met online has avoided jail after the woman died after intercourse with the dog.

By JAMES O'BRIEN

Published Saturday, December 15, 2012, 7:52 AM

Elderly man who told immigrant 'The Irish did not fight for the blacks’ avoids conviction over racial tirade

An elderly man who pleaded guilty to racially abusing a non-national in Co. Cork has avoided conviction.

By DARA KELLY

Published Saturday, December 15, 2012, 7:22 AM

Irish surface technology company signs €500,000 contract with European Space Agency

Enbio, the Irish surface technology company, has announced it has secured a €500,000 contract with the European Space Agency (ESA).

By JANE WALSH

Published Saturday, December 15, 2012, 7:22 AM

How things have changed - ten things that Irish women could not do in 1970s

Women’s rights in Ireland continue to be a contentious issue as the debate over abortion reform rumbles on.

By ANTOINETTE KELLY

Published Saturday, December 15, 2012, 7:23 AM

Empire City Casino CEO donates $500,000 to Catholic Charities for Hurricane Sandy victims

Christmas came early for Catholic charities when they received gifts that will help them not only ensure that New Yorkers in need have a warm coat this winter and a toy or two under the Christmas tree for their children, but will also allow the organization to continue to provide vital services to New York families devastated by Hurricane Sandy.

By JANE WALSH

Published Saturday, December 15, 2012, 7:20 AM

New bill could see undocumented immigrants get jobless benefits in California

A new bill introduced on Tuesday would give about 400,000 undocumented immigrants the same unemployment benefits and other government services as citizens.

By MICHELLE K SMITH

Published Saturday, December 15, 2012, 7:23 AM

Notre Dame to face rivals Navy in Landover in 2014

The Notre Dame is set to play Navy, at Washington Redskins’ FedEx Field in Landover.

By DARA KELLY

Published Saturday, December 15, 2012, 7:17 AM

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