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Cardinal Keith O’Brien resigns after sexual allegations by four priests

Irish-born Scottish Cardinal Keith O’Brien has resigned effective immediately and will not take part in the papal conclave. His resignation means there will be no British representative at the conclave. O’Brien had been accused by four priests of sexual exploitation when they were much younger, with some of the charges going back 30

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Published Monday, February 25, 2013, 7:32 AM

‘‘Lincoln’’ star Daniel Day-Lewis becomes first actor to win three Oscars

Daniel Day-Lewis has made history with a third Oscar win at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Monday, February 25, 2013, 7:10 AM

Irish Foreign Minister putting pressure on US politicians to make deal for illegal Irish immigrants

Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore has been calling American politicians hoping to put the pressure on to create a deal in the US for illegal Irish immigrants.

By KERRY O'SHEA

Published Monday, February 25, 2013, 7:25 AM

Irish swim coach and suspected pedophile flees Florida home

Alleged pedophile swimming coach George Gibney has fled his Florida home after a campaign by a local child protection agency.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Monday, February 25, 2013, 7:44 AM

Teenager from Ireland killed fighting with Syrian rebels

A sixteen-year-old teenager from Navan, Ireland has been killed while fighting with Syrian rebels.

By IRISHCENTRAL STAFF WRITERS

Published Sunday, February 24, 2013, 9:37 AM

Irish American fashion designer suing ex-lover for genital burns after tea was thrown at him

Former ‘Project Runway’ contestant Irish American Emmett McCarthy is suing a former lover who threw scalding tea at him, causing him third-degree burns on his legs and genitals.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Monday, February 25, 2013, 7:14 AM

Times Square church outraged by Sunday morning drag show next door

A Catholic church in Times Square is outraged that a brunch time drag show is being performed at Lillie's restaurant next door in the middle of Lent.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Monday, February 25, 2013, 8:13 AM

Four to contend for Martin McGuinness' seat on Mid Ulster by election

In a bizarre twist, a Westminster seat in Northern Ireland will be competed for by a man once accused of killing the father of another candidate.

By IRISHCENTRAL STAFF WRITERS

Published Sunday, February 24, 2013, 8:58 AM

Danny DeVito searching for an Irish actress for upcoming movie

Golden Globe and Emmy winner Danny DeVito told the Irish Independent that he is searching for a talented young Irish actress to play the lead in his upcoming film 'The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle.’

By KERRY O'SHEA

Published Monday, February 25, 2013, 8:04 AM

Irish broadcaster seeking relatives of children killed in 1916 Rising

Irish broadcaster Joe Duffy has published the first ever comprehensive list of children killed during the 1916 Easter Rising and is asking relatives of the victims to contact him as he wants to gather more information about their lives.

By IRISHCENTRAL STAFF WRITERS

Published Sunday, February 24, 2013, 9:04 AM

Kevin Spacey wants to star as bankrupt billionaire Sean Quinn in new movie

Hollywood legend Kevin Spacey wants to play the role of disgraced - and bankrupt - Irish billionaire Sean Quinn in a planned movie.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Monday, February 25, 2013, 7:49 AM

Donnacha O’Callaghan ashamed by Ireland’s performance against Scotland

Ireland lock Donnacha O’Callaghan has admitted he feels ‘a bit ashamed’ by Sunday’s shocking defeat to Scotland as coach Declan Kidney fights for his future.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Monday, February 25, 2013, 7:59 AM

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