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Daniel Day-Lewis to retire for five years to his Irish farm

Daniel Day-Lewis will retreat to his Wicklow farm for the next five years if he wins an historic third Oscar.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Sunday, February 24, 2013, 7:40 AM

Priests make sexual allegations against Scottish Cardinal Keith O’Brien

The most senior cleric in Britain has been reported to the Vatican for inappropriate behavior by three priests and a former priest – days after saying the clergy should be allowed to marry.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Sunday, February 24, 2013, 7:52 AM

Feeling Green? New Yorkers talk about what they love most about St. Patrick’s Day – VIDEO

In just three weeks people across the world will be celebrating the biggest Irish holiday of the year – St. Patrick’s Day! IrishCentral asked the people on the streets of Manhattan what they like most about the holiday.

By DARREN REDMOND

Published Sunday, February 24, 2013, 7:26 AM

Oscar nominated ‘Argo’ deliberately misrepresents Irish passport role in hostage crisis - Irish connection to daring rescue of diplomats is changed to British

Published Sunday, February 24, 2013, 8:31 AM

Dublin’s St. Patrick’s Day ‘People’s Parade’ to include 8,000 marchers from around the world- VIDEO

Organizers of Dublin’s St. Patrick’s Day parade have promised the annual celebrations will be the best yet, with the greatest ever number of overseas participants set to take part.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Sunday, February 24, 2013, 7:58 AM

Irish soldiers fought for Mexico during Mexican-American War

Located in Plaza San Jacinto in San Angel, a suburb of Mexico City, a war memorial honors the San Patricios, which translates to St. Patrick’s Battalion. This battalion of Irish-born and Irish-American soldiers fought for Mexico during the Mexican-American War between 1846 and 1848.

By MICHELLE K SMITH

Published Sunday, February 24, 2013, 8:00 AM

Irish parents slam government’s inaction over narcolepsy caused by swine flu vaccine

Irish children who developed the completely debilitating condition of narcolepsy after receiving a swine flu vaccine called Pandemrix have yet to be offered the kind of comprehensive package of supports that children from other European nations have, and almost a year after an Irish government pledge that promised they would.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Sunday, February 24, 2013, 7:59 AM

Irish middle aged women credit 'Fifty Shades of Grey' for rediscovery of sex drive

Irish middle aged women have credited ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ for causing an upsurge in their sex lives.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Sunday, February 24, 2013, 7:58 AM

The Who’s Pete Townsend says the British rock legends received threats from the IRA

Rock legends The Who have revealed they received threats from the IRA when they first played in Ireland.

By Nick Bramhill

Published Sunday, February 24, 2013, 7:57 AM

The Burren, County Clare - 300 million years in the making

An introductory course examining how plate tectonics, volcanic activity and earthquakes have shaped the landscape of the Burren Region will take place during March and April at the Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark and the Burren Outdoor Education Centre.

By JANE WALSH

Published Sunday, February 24, 2013, 8:01 AM

Amazing photo of elderly Fungi the Dolphin proves the Dingle celebrity’s old age - VIDEO

One of Ireland’s most beloved celebrities, Fungi the Dolphin, is alive and well after being photographed recently off the coast of its home in Dingle, Co Kerry.

By KERRY O'SHEA

Published Sunday, February 24, 2013, 7:59 AM

The Tartan Terrors and Bowfire - two Celtic extravaganzas en route to Ridgefield Playhouse, CT

Two distinctive Irish extravaganzas are coming to the Ridgefield Playhouse in Connecticut in March. North America's premier Celtic event featuring the best in rock and Celtic music, comedy and dance, the Tartan Terrors will take the stage on Saturday, March 2, at 8 p.m. Special guests are The Mighty Ploughboys.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Sunday, February 24, 2013, 8:03 AM

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