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Eight year path to green cards for illegals in White House proposal

Undocumented immigrants will be able to receive a green card after eight years of provisional status, according to the leaked White House document on President Obama’s immigration bill.

By NIALL O'DOWD

Published Sunday, February 17, 2013, 7:41 AM

New pope could well be elected on St. Patrick's Day

It is now quite likely the new pope could be elected on St. Patrick's Day, March 17th.

By IRISHCENTRAL STAFF WRITERS

Published Sunday, February 17, 2013, 7:14 AM

Skeletal remains found may be Oliver Cromwell soldiers say experts

Ancient skeletal remains uncovered by road workers near Terryland Castle in Galway earlier this month may have been 17th-century soldiers in Oliver Cromwell's army.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Sunday, February 17, 2013, 8:19 AM

Congressman Joe Kennedy III off to a fast start on Capitol Hill

Congressman Joe Kennedy is off to a fast start on Capitol Hill, impressing insiders there with his low-key demeanor and his ability to get along.

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Sunday, February 17, 2013, 7:28 AM

Pope Benedict plans to be 'hidden from world' after retirement

Pope Benedict XVI has said he plans to be “hidden from the world” after he resigns from his position of leader of the Catholic Church in two weeks time.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, February 16, 2013, 9:26 AM

New book claims John F Kennedy released US criminals from prison to curb the Communist threat

Many claims have been made about President John F. Kennedy over the years, with increasingly salacious stories grabbing the headlines as the years go by. But the latest explosive claims by journalist Bill Deane set a new high bar in dramatic claims about the assassinated former president.

By IRISHCENTRAL STAFF WRITERS

Published Saturday, February 16, 2013, 9:20 AM

Bloody Sunday families slam $77,000 compensation offer from Britain as ‘an insult’

The families of civilians killed and injured by British soldiers on Bloody Sunday have slammed the offer of a $77,000 (€58,000) compensation package from the British government.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, February 16, 2013, 7:43 AM

Irish goods exports hit $124 billion - highest level since 2002

Last year Irish good exports hit the highest level since 2002, latest figures show.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Sunday, February 17, 2013, 8:00 AM

“Killing Lincoln” brings Bill O’Reilly’s book to life in National Geographic show

The cast of "Killing Lincoln," the National Geographic Channel's new docudrama about the events leading up to and after John Booth's assassination of President Lincoln gathered some of the tragic president's most ardent fans for a Monday night Washington D.C. premiere.

By IRISHCENTRAL STAFF WRITERS

Published Saturday, February 16, 2013, 10:44 AM

Irish researchers develop system to help identify people who are at risk of suicide

A new system which helps doctors determine suicidal thoughts within patients is being developed at NUI Maynooth’s Department of Psychology.

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Published Sunday, February 17, 2013, 7:56 AM

Six adventurers reenact Irish-born Ernest Shackleton's fatal Antarctic adventure

A group of British and Australian adventurers re-enacted Irish born Ernest Shackleton’s adventure to rescue his crew after their ship sunk in Antarctic waters almost a century ago. Fighting against harsh wintry elements, Shackleton was able to save all of his crew members.

By MICHELLE K SMITH

Published Sunday, February 17, 2013, 7:59 AM

Andy Lee wins, Matthew Macklin calls him out

Andy Lee’s points win over Anthony Fitzgerald at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast on Saturday night was swiftly followed by an ultimatum from fellow middleweight contender Matthew Macklin to fight him on May 11 at Madison Square Garden.

By DECLAN O'KELLY

Published Sunday, February 17, 2013, 7:52 AM

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