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Boston Cardinal O’Malley’s ‘Irish humility’ could be key to landing Pope Benedict’s spot - VIDEO

News from Rome that Boston Cardinal Sean P O’Malley is under consideration to replace Pope Benedict as leader of the Catholic Church is no surprise to supporters of the Irish American reformer who have come out in favor of the Boston cleric.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, February 21, 2013, 7:11 AM

One in four African immigrants in Ireland attacked, report claims –VIDEO

One in four Sub-Saharan Africans living in Ireland suffered abuse in the past year, according to a new report that warned of racial profiling by Irish police officers.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, February 21, 2013, 7:15 AM

Greener on the other side - a Donegal graduate’s transition to life in the Big Apple

I’m a girl who loves her space. I like having my own bedroom, my own quiet time to play guitar where no one can hear me, to walk down a street without having to swim through a sea of people, and regular doses of scenic mountains. So, why oh why, you might ask, would I voluntarily come to a place where nearly twice the entire population of Ireland could fit, where I share a bedroom and live in an apartment you couldn’t swing a cat in.


Published Thursday, February 21, 2013, 7:07 AM

Erin Go Bra as lingerie American football league heads for Ireland

Erin Go Bra will never sound the same again – American football played by models in sexy lingerie is on the way to Ireland.


Published Thursday, February 21, 2013, 7:26 AM

Magdalene survivors 'thrilled and moved' by Enda Kenny’s apology - state redress could be extended

Survivors of Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries have expressed their relief and gratitude over the Irish leader’s official state apology on Tuesday.


Published Thursday, February 21, 2013, 7:42 AM

Irish nurses, police, firefighters and prison guards vent fury over pay cuts

More than 4,000 representatives of 70,000 nurses, Gardai (police), firefighters and prison officers have signaled that emergency personnel are prepared to take industrial action to protect their pay.


Published Thursday, February 21, 2013, 7:34 AM

Chinese shipyard and Australian entrepreneur en route to creating Titanic replica

A Chinese shipyard and an Australian entrepreneur are expected to sign a deal to build a working replica of the Titanic called the Titanic II. This second Titanic will have advanced safety technologies according to Silicon Republic.


Published Thursday, February 21, 2013, 7:49 AM

Irish language Tweeter Chris Hadfield plans to visit Dublin upon return from space

The Canadian astronaut who delighted an Irish audience with his tweet from space as Gaeilge is to visit Dublin.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, February 21, 2013, 7:33 AM

Police to investigate death defying artist’s graffiti at the Cliffs of Moher

Graffiti discovered in a remote area along the Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare is attracting police attention.


Published Thursday, February 21, 2013, 8:00 AM

Belfast Giants owner Chris Knight insists his name should be removed from US sex offenders registry

American Chris Knight, who purchased a majority share in the ownership of the Belfast hockey team Giants late last year, has come under criticism since his name was found on a US sex offenders registry.


Published Thursday, February 21, 2013, 7:57 AM

Colin Farrell takes a dip in Manhattan’s East River for ‘Winter’s Tale’ –VIDEO

Dublin born actor Colin Farrell proved he had no fear of New York’s harsh winter elements this week, when he took a dip in the East River while filming his forthcoming movie ‘A Winter’s Tale.’

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, February 21, 2013, 8:19 AM

Sports Digest - Declan Kidney hopeful about Six Nations chances for Ireland’s rugby team

Ireland coach Declan Kidney goes into the biggest weekend of his career defying season adamant that his team can still win the Six Nations.


Published Thursday, February 21, 2013, 8:04 AM

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