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Irish owners “embarrassed and sad” that no tricolor will fly outside their Florida pub for St. Patrick’s Day

Four Limerick sisters, the owners of Culhane’s Irish Pub in Atlantic Beach, Florida, are “embarrassed and sad” that due to city laws there will be no Irish tricolor hanging outside the bar on St. Patrick’s Day.


Published Saturday, March 9, 2013, 8:04 AM

The man leading the fight to legalize the undocumented Irish in America - A quiet hero takes a bow in San Francisco at the American Ireland Fund dinner

Published Saturday, March 9, 2013, 7:47 AM

Jon Stewart suggests Bill O'Reilly could be next Pope - VIDEO

Jon Stewart has been thinking about the papal conclave and he's had an inspired idea. If any conservative male catholic can be pope, why not elect Bill O'Reilly?


Published Saturday, March 9, 2013, 7:56 AM

Tragic death of father and child in West Cork raises depression issue - Irish men unable to admit they need help

Published Saturday, March 9, 2013, 7:32 AM

U.S. accused says murdered Nicola Furlong was ‘tripping’ – Irish friend believes Tokyo student was drugged

The man accused of murdering Irish student Nicola Furlong told a friend the 21-year-old was “tripping” before her death, a court in Japan has heard.


Published Saturday, March 9, 2013, 8:36 AM

Magdalene Laundry nuns defend their actions in new Irish radio documentary

A radio documentary has heard two Magdalene Laundry nuns defend the actions of the religious orders who ran the infamous institutions.


Published Saturday, March 9, 2013, 8:21 AM

Surrogate crosses border to give birth to child with disabilities - paying parents wanted abortion

Five months into her surrogate pregnancy, Crystal Kelley got bad news - ultrasound scans had revealed a series of disabilities.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, March 9, 2013, 8:25 AM

Irish scientist leading figure behind GMO rice that could help world hunger - VIDEO

An Irish scientist is a leading figure behind a revolutionary new kind of rice that could improve the lives of the poor around the world.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, March 9, 2013, 8:16 AM

Irish politician suggests paying to comment to crackdown on trolling and cyber bullying

The unaccountability of posting on social media websites has provided cowardly bullies the perfect platform to spread hate.


Published Saturday, March 9, 2013, 8:26 AM

Revellers encouraged to get their own Drinking Report to avoid inebriation on St. Patrick’s Day

An online campaign to curb excessive inebriation and drink driving around St. Patrick’s Day invites revelers to log on and receive a personalized Drinking Report, allowing those consuming alcohol to calculate exactly how the booze affects their system.


Published Saturday, March 9, 2013, 8:16 AM

Why do Irish Americans eat corned beef and cabbage instead of bacon for St Patrick’s Day?

In every Irish establishment, and many others, around St. Patrick’s Day, corned beef and cabbage will make its way onto the menu, marking a ‘tip of the cap’ to the Irish around St. Patrick’s Day.


Published Saturday, March 9, 2013, 8:25 AM

Are other forces at work in the Ronan O'Gara situation?

Published Friday, March 8, 2013, 12:47 PM

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