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Vice President Joe Biden will lead the U.S. delegation to the Inaugural Mass of Pope Francis I

Vice President Joe Biden, an Irish American Catholic, will lead the American delegation to the Inaugural mass of Pope Francis I on Tuesday next.


Published Thursday, March 14, 2013, 7:30 AM

St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect opportunity for Irish romance - go out and find the Irish love of your life

Published Thursday, March 14, 2013, 7:17 AM

Irish sisters in Florida relieved they can fly tricolor for St. Patrick’s Day - VIDEO

The Irish sisters and owners of Culhane’s Irish Pub in Atlantic Beach, Florida are both excited and relieved that they will be able to fly the Irish flag over their pub this St. Patrick’s Day after a citation almost forbid them from doing so.


Published Thursday, March 14, 2013, 7:17 AM

Adrian Margey to stage major St Patrick’s weekend exhibition in Dublin

County Derry artist Adrian Margey is set to stage his debut Republic of Ireland exhibition and sale of work at the Radisson Blu St Helen’s, Stillorgan Road Dublin over Saint Patrick’s Weekend (Friday 15th – Monday 18th March).


Published Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 9:33 AM

Irish leader Enda Kenny to meet with President Obama and Hurricane Sandy victims

Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Enda Kenny will visit several U.S. cities for St. Patrick’s celebrations, culminating with a meeting with President Obama at the White House on Tuesday, March 19. The Obamas will also host their annual St. Patrick’s reception in the White House that evening in honor of Kenny and his wife Fionnula.

By Irish Voice Reporters

Published Thursday, March 14, 2013, 7:40 AM

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio named Pope Francis - the new leader of the Catholic Church

The Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio have been named as the next Pope, the leader of the Catholic Church in Rome.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 2:24 PM

Former Irish judge handed extended prison sentence for false accounting

The first judge in the history of the State to be convicted of a serious crime has been handed down a further two-year jail term for false accounting.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, March 14, 2013, 7:47 AM

Francie Molloy, director of Bobby Sands' elections, succeeds Martin McGuinness for Westminster seat

Sinn Fein veteran Francie Molloy, once a director of elections for Bobby Sands, has been elected to retain the Westminster seat of Mid-Ulster in succession to Martin McGuinness.


Published Thursday, March 14, 2013, 7:41 AM

Donald Trump offers weekly $74,000 to fund White House tour despite slamming Obama

Responding to a report this week that The White House will suspend its famous tours from March through September 30 thanks to the forced spending cuts known as the sequester, real estate titan Donald Trump told the press he is willing to cover the costs himself to keep the tours open for rest of the fiscal year.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, March 14, 2013, 7:45 AM

America’s super rich have no plan for the middle class

Published Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 8:32 AM

Irish American Facebook friends discover they’re related through a status update

When Paula O’Brien and Abbey Donohoe met at a party four years ago, people instantly began to comment on how similar they looked. However, last week, a Facebook post from O’Brien would lead to the revelation that the two were in fact related.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, March 14, 2013, 7:39 AM

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