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Screen legend Maureen O’Hara finds happiness in move to Boise, Idaho

Maureen O’Hara has found peace in Idaho – but still has a place in her heart for Ireland and Hollywood.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Monday, December 24, 2012, 6:59 AM

New York heiress claims her younger Irish lover scammed her out of millions

A New York heiress, in her sixties, has claimed that her Irish lover, from County Clare, has defrauded her out of millions of dollars.

By CATHY HAYES

Published Monday, December 24, 2012, 7:06 AM

The eight sacred Celtic holidays of the year - from St. Brigid's Day to the winter solstice - PHOTOS

There are eight sacred days in Ireland, the times when the old Celtic world stopped to celebrate.

By MOLLY MULDOON

Published Monday, December 24, 2012, 4:47 AM

In my father’s time -- he walked barefoot to Midnight Mass in Dingle -- My daughter looks for the same spirit of Christmas a century later

Published Monday, December 24, 2012, 7:45 AM

Sean Quinn home in time for Christmas and granddaughter’s christening

Bust billionaire Sean Quinn is home in time for Christmas – and the christening of his beloved granddaughter.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Monday, December 24, 2012, 7:25 AM

Boston priest appointed by Pope as Vatican sexual crime prosecutor

Pope Benedict XVI has appointed a Boston priest as the Vatican's new sexual crimes prosecutor.

By DARA KELLY

Published Monday, December 24, 2012, 7:48 AM

Irish weather is a key reason why Google moved their HQ there

You won’t hear Google complain about the Irish weather. Ireland’s wet damp climate is a key reason Google have settled their major headquarters outside the U.S. there.

By KERRY O'SHEA

Published Monday, December 24, 2012, 7:38 AM

Counseling support for abused politicians considered by Irish government

Over 2,000 attended the removal of the remains of Irish government minister Shane McEntee from his home to the church on Sunday as politicians discussed means of dealing with abusive behavior aimed at politicians.

By PATRICK O'SHEA

Published Monday, December 24, 2012, 7:19 AM

“A Christmas Carol” - an amazing slice of Irish history, when Charles Dickens visited

Christmas Carol author Charles Dickens visited Ireland in August, 1858 as part of a book tour that also included England and Scotland.

By MICHELLE K SMITH

Published Monday, December 24, 2012, 4:45 AM

Just in time for Christmas – a glossary of Irish Mammy terms for the holidays

There is nothing like some wisdom from your Irish mammy around the holidays.

By ANTOINETTE KELLY

Published Monday, December 24, 2012, 4:45 AM

County Cork finally get their own passport for the Gathering 2013

The launch of Cork’s programme of events for The Gathering 2013 announced over 220 spectacular events are planned to take place across Cork City and County

By JANE WALSH

Published Monday, December 24, 2012, 4:44 AM

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