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Queen Elizabeth refuses to turn Buckingham Palace green for St. Patrick’s Day

Queen Elizabeth has declined Tourism Ireland’s request to light Buckingham Palace green for St Patrick’s Day, as part of an international celebrations of Ireland’s patron saint.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, March 2, 2013, 7:02 AM

State Senator calls St Patrick’s Day shirts insulting and degrading to Irish Americans

State Senator David Carlucci is calling on the Palisades Center in West Nyack, New York to insist a store on its premises stop selling St. Patrick's Day merchandise that insults Irish Americans.


Published Saturday, March 2, 2013, 7:31 AM

Fifty Shades of Irish sexual habits as majority engage in fetish frolics

Almost 75 percent of Irish people regularly engage in fetish behavior, according to the latest survey.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, March 2, 2013, 7:02 AM

Irish town offers opportunity to live like a Famine victim for a weekend

A lot of the Irish Workhouses fell into ruin or were burned down in the years after the Famine, but one of the few remaining can be found in the town of Carrick-on-Shannon.


Published Saturday, March 2, 2013, 7:54 AM

Irish Government can’t see the trees for the profit - 1.2 million acres of forest up for sale

We may be in debt up to our eyeballs, and then some, but one of the first things any visitor to Ireland will notice is the wealth of greenery we have.


Published Saturday, March 2, 2013, 7:49 AM

Vatican invited Cardinal Keith O’Brien to conclave despite knowledge of sexual allegations by Catholic priests

Published Saturday, March 2, 2013, 8:02 AM

Irish Human Rights Commission supports Marie Fleming’s right to die despite State’s ruling

The Irish State has told the Supreme Court that the decriminalization of taking one’s life has not created a right to suicide, for cases such as Marie Fleming.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, March 2, 2013, 7:48 AM

The Craic is back - New York’s premiere Irish film and music event is firing on all cylinders

On March 6 New York’s premier Irish film and music event, the Craic Fest, is back and firing on all cylinders, with Cillian Murphy headlining the films and Julie Feeney headlining the music.


Published Saturday, March 2, 2013, 7:53 AM

Seaside Heights, NJ bounces back from Superstorm Sandy for 29th St Patrick’s Day Parade

Hurricane Sandy was responsible for much death and destruction in New York last year. The people of New Jersey were some of the worst hit and are still recovering from the devastation caused by the superstorm.


Published Saturday, March 2, 2013, 7:47 AM

David McWilliams and Steven Rattner among political cabaret guest at Irish Arts Center

As part of their literature and humanities programme the Irish Arts Center will play host to two nights of political cabaret.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, March 2, 2013, 7:49 AM

More pressure for Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o as NFL draft creep closer

Football prospects across the nation are hoping to stand out to NFL teams as the draft creeps closer. Lately, Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o has been a stand out for all the wrong reasons. To add a cherry on top of his poor national championship performance and strange off the field drama, Te’o’s NFL combine numbers were mediocre.


Published Thursday, February 28, 2013, 8:32 AM

Rory McIlroy quits Honda Classic - claims second round withdrawal due to toothache

After a rough start today at the Honda Classic, Rory Mcllroy called it quits on the 18th hole (the ninth hole of his round) after hitting his 3rd ball into the water.


Published Friday, March 1, 2013, 3:21 PM

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