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Kate Middleton painting looks like she’s posing for a mug shot - Or maybe it is a Lindsay Lohan night out look alike

Published Saturday, January 12, 2013, 7:31 AM

Miracle drug needed for ‘Celtic gene’ cystic fibrosis victims in Ireland

The Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland is being urged to approve a revolutionary new drug, that will benefit certain sufferers of cystic fibrosis.

By ANTOINETTE KELLY

Published Saturday, January 12, 2013, 7:14 AM

Comedian posing as Irish dancer joins breakdancers on New York subway - VIDEO

Published Saturday, January 12, 2013, 7:16 AM

Stunning image of fireball captured at The Great Pollet Arch in Donegal – PHOTO

An Irish photographer has captured a stunning image of a fireball in the sky in Donegal.

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Published Saturday, January 12, 2013, 7:26 AM

Violence continues as union flag protests could bring Northern Ireland to a standstill

Police in the North have again come under attack from loyalist protesters after a Union flag demonstration turned ugly.

By RACHAEL LAIRD

Published Saturday, January 12, 2013, 8:21 AM

Chicago launches petition to name city as official headquarters for St Patrick’s Day in US

A new initiative, ShamROCK Chicago 2013, has launched a petition to have the Windy City officially dubbed “the” United States headquarters for St. Patrick’s Day.

By CATHY HAYES

Published Saturday, January 12, 2013, 7:30 AM

European Commission welcomes the Irish Presidency’s focus on stability, jobs and growth

The President of the European Commission, Mr José Manuel Barroso and the College of Commissioners visited Dublin today for meetings with Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore and members of the Government to discuss working together with the Irish Presidency on its key priorities of stability, jobs and growth for Europe.

By JANE WALSH

Published Saturday, January 12, 2013, 7:29 AM

New web documentary ‘Emigration Isle’ examines 200 years of emigration in Ireland - VIDEO

A new interactive web documentary produced by graduate students in Dublin examines two centuries of people leaving Ireland.

By MOLLY MULDOON

Published Saturday, January 12, 2013, 7:28 AM

Irish played key role in new Illinois undocumented drivers licenses law

The Illinois House of Representatives made history last Tuesday, as it voted 65 to 46 to approve a temporary visitor's driver’s license (TVDL) SB 957 for the undocumented.

By BREANDÁN G. MAGEE

Published Saturday, January 12, 2013, 7:25 AM

Breaking the horrible silence in Ireland recognizing mental health issues, for our children

Published Saturday, January 12, 2013, 8:15 AM

The Irish Homecoming - There’s no place like home for the Christmas holidays - food laughter, love and being spoilt by Santa

It was the first Christmas back in Ireland for April Drew and her family, filled with food, laughter, love and too many toys from Santa.

By APRIL DREW

Published Saturday, January 12, 2013, 7:50 AM

Republic fanatics called home - Irish Soccer Supporters Club seek reps for The Gathering

The Football Association of Ireland is looking to invite representatives of Republic of Ireland Supporters Clubs around the world to attend a Supporters Conference in Dublin on March 26.

By JANE WALSH

Published Saturday, January 12, 2013, 7:48 AM

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