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Queen of England asked to turn Buckingham Palace green for St Patrick’s Day

Tourism chiefs want Buckingham Palace to go green on St Patrick’s Day – as they wait to unveil Kate Middleton’s Irish links.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Thursday, February 14, 2013, 7:16 AM

Miracle mums after Irish cancer victim has her best friend carry twins

In 2004 Angela Boylan, then 34, had just got married to Pablo Ruiz. The Irish woman living in Boston was looking forward to starting a family but soon after received the shocking news that she had uterine cancer and would likely never bear children. A second medical opinion bore out the first diagnosis.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, February 14, 2013, 7:13 AM

The Irish Homecoming - My Forever American Valentine - meeting the love of my life in New York

It took a move to New York for April Drew to find the Irish man of her dreams, and she’ll never want for a Valentine again thanks to the love her life, John Mooney.

By APRIL DREW

Published Thursday, February 14, 2013, 6:45 AM

Savita Halappanavar’s family distraught after draft report into her death is leaked to media

The husband and family of the late Savita Halappanavar are distraught that details of the report into her death were leaked to newspapers before they were given access to them.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Thursday, February 14, 2013, 7:28 AM

Irish leader Enda Kenny promises apology to survivors of the Magdalene Laundries

Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Enda Kenny has promised to deliver an apology on behalf of the state to survivors of Magdalene laundries run by religious orders following a meeting with a representative organization on Monday.

By PADDY CLANCY

Published Thursday, February 14, 2013, 6:56 AM

Is New Jersey’s Governor Chris Christie too fat to be President of the United States?

Controversy swirled last week over remarks made about New Jersey Governor Chris Christie that he is too fat to be president.

By Irish Voice Editorial

Published Thursday, February 14, 2013, 6:57 AM

St. Valentine's Day romance: 10 surprising facts about the Irish and sex

What is it about the Irish and sex? Pre-Christian Irish attitudes to sex were decidedly more conservative than in recent times, where Cupid was saddled with a chastity belt by an outwardly pious nation.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, February 14, 2013, 8:05 AM

On St. Valentine's Day - Why American women are wild about Irish guys

What makes Irish men such a hot commodity in the U.S.? MOLLY MULDOON talks to men, women and some experts, including the Millionaire Matchmaker, Patti Stanger, about the everlasting appeal of the rogue Irish man.   When Patti Stanger was 19 she fell in love with an Irish bartender. “The accent totally got me, he looked like Gabriel Byrne and I remember he was the best kisser,” the

By MOLLY MULDOON

Published Thursday, February 14, 2013, 7:59 AM

A Shamrock Club membership can be worth thousands of dollars to you

By joining the Shamrock Club you will receive many benefits that the current green and gold level members are already enjoying.

By BRYAN FITZGERALD

Published Thursday, February 14, 2013, 7:37 AM

Royal fury as Italian magazine publishes photos of pregnant Kate Middleton in a bikini

Photos of Prince William and his pregnant wife Kate Middleton on a private Caribbean holiday have sparked fresh anguish for the Royal family.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, February 14, 2013, 7:32 AM

One Direction’s Niall Horan voted the most desirable man for Valentine’s Day

One Direction’s resident Irish stud Niall Horan was voted as the most desirable male for a recent We Love Pop magazine poll.

By KERRY O'SHEA

Published Thursday, February 14, 2013, 6:59 AM

Giovanni Trapattoni’s job in jeopardy after Stephen Kelly dispute

Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni faces the axe as soon as the World Cup campaign is over after a public dispute too many with a senior player.

By CATHAL DERVAN

Published Thursday, February 14, 2013, 7:05 AM

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