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Little angel Grace McDonnell remembered by family after Newtown massacre

An Irish American grandmother has surrounded herself with the Christmas presents intended for her precious angel Gracie, lost forever in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Monday, December 17, 2012, 7:20 AM

Poll finds Irish Americans very upbeat about The Gathering initiative

It may be dividing opinion in Ireland, but a new survey by Amárach and IrishCentral.com has found that Irish Americans are positive about the Gathering Ireland 2013.

By KATE HICKEY

Published Monday, December 17, 2012, 7:25 AM

Can Mike Bloomberg keep Barack Obama honest on new gun laws? -- Obama’s speech in Newtown reveals he has got the message - for now

Published Monday, December 17, 2012, 7:31 AM

Justice Minister confirms Irish government will continue to buy weapons from Israel

Ireland will continue to buy weapons from Israel, according to Minister for Justice Alan Shatter.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Monday, December 17, 2012, 7:33 AM

Anne Marie Murphy died ‘serving children and serving God’ in Newtown tragedy

An Irish American family have paid tribute to their hero daughter who died ‘serving children and serving God’ in the Connecticut school massacre.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Sunday, December 16, 2012, 7:39 AM

Savita Halappanavar's husband's detailed diary of days leading up to her death

The husband of Savita Halappanavar, the woman who tragically died in a Galway hospital after doctors refused to abort her miscarrying baby, has written an account.

By DARA KELLY

Published Monday, December 17, 2012, 7:43 AM

Iceland had the last laugh on Ireland says top financial writer

Writing for the Sunday Independent, Dan White explains why Ireland should have taken more cues from Iceland in back in 2008 regarding economic and financial choices.

By KERRY O'SHEA

Published Monday, December 17, 2012, 8:04 AM

Priest slams authorities at Donegal funeral of tragic teenager Shannon Gallagher

The Irish authorities have been damned by the priest who buried tragic teenager Shannon Gallagher.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Sunday, December 16, 2012, 8:23 AM

400 Irish reach out again to help distressed areas after Hurricane Sandy

400 Irish volunteers descended on Rockaway and other areas slammed by Hurricane Sandy on Saturday for a Christmas Meitheal (helping neighbors in need).

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Sunday, December 16, 2012, 7:59 AM

President Michael D Higgins calls on Irish to focus on what is really important - VIDEO

In his annual Christmas message President Michael D. Higgins has urged Irish people to be upbeat despite tough economic times and to focus on what is important in life.

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Monday, December 17, 2012, 7:58 AM

Irish dirt a big seller in the United States - Dublin company cleans up with Ireland’s muck

A small company in Dublin is making a lot of money selling Irish dirt.

By DARA KELLY

Published Monday, December 17, 2012, 7:48 AM

Former Rory McIlroy sponsor Oakley suing golfer and Nike for "breach of contract"

A former sponsor is suing Rory McIlroy and Nike for "breach of contract."

By DARA KELLY

Published Sunday, December 16, 2012, 8:37 AM

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