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Irish Cardinal latest to be asked to skip conclave over sex abuse scandal

Ireland’s Cardinal Sean Brady is the latest to come under pressure to quit the upcoming papal conclave because of the alleged cover up of pedophile priest activities.


Published Friday, February 22, 2013, 6:57 AM

Bono’s wife Ali Hewson airlifted to hospital after holiday quad bike accident

Bono’s wife Ali Hewson has been airlifted to hospital after a quad bike accident on holiday in Costa Rica.


Published Friday, February 22, 2013, 7:18 AM

Porn, grease and mouse droppings - moving into a Dublin house after life in an American college dorm

I am a youngin’, fresh out of a college that provided housing for all four years, so this is my first time signing a lease, having a landlord, and being responsible for setting up all the systems I have always taken for granted.


Published Friday, February 22, 2013, 7:13 AM

Joe Biden acts on gun control in Connecticut ‘There’s a moral price for inaction’

Vice President Joe Biden has called tougher gun control laws on Thursday at a conference on gun violence just miles from Newtown, Connecticut, the town still reeling from the horrific shooting massacre at an elementary school there in December.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, February 22, 2013, 7:46 AM

Majority of Republicans favor deportation of undocumented immigrants

The majority of US citizens think that undocumented immigrants in the United States should be deported, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, February 22, 2013, 7:50 AM

Young Irish backpackers in Oz lining up for free meals at Perth soup kitchen

Young Irish immigrants in Australia are queuing for food at a Perth Soup Kitchen, according to Australian news reports.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, February 22, 2013, 8:02 AM

Irish nanny Aisling McCarthy Brady to appear in court to face assault and battery charges

One month after the death of Rehma Sabir, the baby who was cared for by Cavan native Aisling McCarthy Brady, the Irish nanny will appear in a Boston court to hear the charges against her.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, February 22, 2013, 7:44 AM

JetBlue and Aer Lingus announce codeshare agreement including connecting flights and shared terminals

JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York’s Hometown Airline™, and Aer Lingus, Ireland’s flag carrier, today announced a codeshare agreement that expands upon the partnership that has linked the two carriers' networks at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and Boston's Logan International Airport since 2008.


Published Friday, February 22, 2013, 7:59 AM

Bill O’Reilly branches out from Kennedy and Lincoln - next he’ll be ‘Killing Jesus’

Bill O'Reilly has murder on his mind. Specifically, the murder of three of the most influential men in history.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, February 22, 2013, 8:05 AM

Top Irish chef Rachel Allen’s new book shows that easy-to-follow recipes can bring the taste of Ireland to your table

Published Thursday, February 21, 2013, 1:31 PM

Whitey Bulger treated for irregular heartbeat at Boston hospital - VIDEO

James Whitey Bulger, the Boston mob boss who is awaiting trial has been treated in hospital for heart issues.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, February 22, 2013, 7:53 AM

Mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn endorses work of Gaelic Players Association in NYC - VIDEO

Irish American and New York City mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn has said in a recent video that she is thankful for the Gaelic Players Association volunteers who recently came out to Breezy Point in Queens to help rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.


Published Friday, February 22, 2013, 7:25 AM

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