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Mayor Bloomberg booed by angry Irish residents in Rockaways parade

Angry Irish Americans booed Mayor Michael Bloomberg over his handling of Hurricane Sandy at the Rockaways St Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Sunday, March 3, 2013, 7:41 AM

Great Famine potato makes a comeback after 170 years

An Antrim potato farmer has re-cultivated a variety of potato at the root of the Great Famine, making it available in Ireland for the first time in almost 170 years.

By IRISHCENTRAL STAFF WRITERS

Published Sunday, March 3, 2013, 7:56 AM

Irish media claim Rory McIlroy’s relationship with Caroline Wozniacki behind meltdown

Reports in Ireland are claiming Rory McIlroy’s relationship with Caroline Wozniacki could have hit a rocky patch.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Sunday, March 3, 2013, 9:22 AM

St Patrick’s Day Parade signals the ‘Rebirth of Rockaway’

Thousands of embattled Rockaway residents turned up to celebrate the 38th annual Queens County St Patrick’s Day Parade at Rockaway Beach, just 4 months after their homes and businesses were ripped apart by Hurricane Sandy.

By SEAN BROSNAN

Published Sunday, March 3, 2013, 7:28 AM

Irish must arrest and prosecute the corrupt bankers and others

Tim Pat Coogan writes on the need to arrest those who caused the Irish economic meltdown.

By TIM PAT COOGAN

Published Sunday, March 3, 2013, 8:43 AM

Gerry Adams claims some politicians were drunk during debt debate - VIDEO

Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams has said that at least two TDs were drunk during the Dail debate on legislation to liquidate IBRC as part of the promissory note deal.

By IRISHCENTRAL STAFF WRITERS

Published Sunday, March 3, 2013, 9:10 AM

US distillers sued for $100m over Michael Collins Irish Whiskey

A New York-based importer is suing the US makers of Jim Bean, Canadian Club and Makers Mark for $100 million for breach of contract.

By IRISHCENTRAL STAFF WRITERS

Published Sunday, March 3, 2013, 9:01 AM

Ireland’s St. Patrick isn’t iconic enough for Guinness World Records - ruins Limerick’s plans

According to the Guinness World Records, St. Patrick himself isn’t iconic enough to be granted a world record despite having his own holiday that is celebrated the world over.

By KERRY O'SHEA

Published Sunday, March 3, 2013, 8:11 AM

“Riverdance’s” Michael Flatley launches career as an artist with Famine painting

Dance show creator, Michael Flatley, has presented Taoiseach Enda Kenny with an abstract painting of the victims of the famine entitled ‘The Walking Dead.' The painting is 8ft by 4ft in size and was framed in London using wood from trees grown on Flatley’s Castlehyde estate near Fermoy, Co. Cork.

By AMANDA DRISCOLL

Published Saturday, March 2, 2013, 11:00 AM

The Irish Homecoming: A first birthday celebration and the first St. Patrick’s Day at home

Hello New York. I hope things are shaping up nicely for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. I know some of the parades are about to kick off this coming weekend so have fun.

By APRIL DREW

Published Sunday, March 3, 2013, 8:13 AM

A wealth of Irish traditional music shows for the green season of St. Patrick

Published Sunday, March 3, 2013, 8:32 AM

Irish festival and fights in Queens at World Casino

An Irish Festival by day and an Irish Fight Night by night – that’s what’s in store for visitors to the Resorts World Casino in Jamaica, Queens on Saturday, March 2

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Published Sunday, March 3, 2013, 8:15 AM

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