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Shock as firefighters banned from Savannah St. Patrick’s Day parade - VIDEO

In a shock move, hundreds of firefighters including firemen from New York and Ireland have been barred from the Savannah, Georgia parade because of repeated drinking violations.

By JAME O'SHEA

Published Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 7:07 AM

Why priestly celibacy must continue in the Catholic Church

In recent times there has been an increasing number of challenges to the rule of mandatory celibacy for priests.

By PAUL KOKOSKI

Published Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 7:20 AM

Roma Downey scores massive hit for The History Channel with ‘The Bible’ - VIDEO

Roma Downey’s ‘The Bible’ has drawn near record audiences for The History Channel. She and her husband, Mark Burnett of ‘Survivor’ fame, are sitting on a huge hit despite mediocre reviews.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 7:15 AM

Police foil Dissident Republican mortar bomb attack in Derry

Police in Derry have foiled a dissident Republican bomb attack which one local politician has claimed was intended to cost lives.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 7:34 AM

Kate Middleton and Prince William to attend 1st Battalion Irish Guards St. Patrick’s Day parade

Prince William and Kate Middleton will visit the First Battalion Irish Guards at the annual St. Patrick’s Day at Mons Barracks in Aldershot, St. James’s Palace.

By MICHELLE K SMITH

Published Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 8:06 AM

Irish American Bailey O’Neill 12-year-old boy attacked by bullies dies in hospital - VIDEO

America's bullying epidemic may have just claimed another victim. This time it's a 12 year old boy.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 7:41 AM

American accused in Tokyo murder case of Irish student Nicola Furlong 'did not kill her'

The American musician accused of killing young Irish exchange student Nicola Furlong has denied he murdered her on the first day of his trial in Tokyo, Japan.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 8:14 AM

Digicel boss Denis O’Brien worth $5.2 billion according to Forbes list

Mega-rich telecoms and media boss Denis O’Brien has led the Irish-born charge on the Forbes 400 list of the world’s billionaires.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 7:24 AM

Former Cork politician Gary O'Flynn in court on murder conspiracy charges

A 37-year old former Fianna Fail councillor appeared before Cork District Court yesterday charged with soliciting another man to murder three people.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 7:48 AM

Ablevision Ireland launches Rory Staunton Memorial Award

When young Rory Staunton died from sepsis in the spring of 2012 after receiving an everyday cut in a school gym, Irish America, and indeed many Irish everywhere, mourned him for the exceptional young man he was.

By JAME O'SHEA

Published Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 7:59 AM

Irish Arts Center executives lead Sunnyside's St. Pat's for All parade

Record crowds turned out last Sunday afternoon for the 14th annual St Pat's For All Parade in Sunnyside, Queens.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 8:19 AM

Jack Nicklaus reprimands Rory McIlroy over wisdom tooth walk-off at Honda Classic

Golf legend Jack Nicklaus has rapped Rory McIlroy across the knuckles – and told the Irishman he shouldn’t have walked off the course at the Honda Classic last Friday.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Monday, March 4, 2013, 7:52 AM

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