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Three in a bed sex advice for young teens is funded by Irish health service

Dublin: An Irish government-funded website,, aimed at teens or "young people" provides tips on how to enjoy "threesomes." Seriously. The site is also backed by Atlantic Philanthropies founded by Irish American billionaire Chuck Feeney.


Published Sunday, March 24, 2013, 7:51 AM

Chicago congressman in disfavor with Obama contender for Ambassador to Ireland? Rep. Dan Lipinski discussed widely as favorites fail vetting process

Published Sunday, March 24, 2013, 7:17 AM

McGuiness condemns dissident Republicans after bomb found near G8 summit venue

Sinn Fein vice-president Martin McGuinness has condemned the dissidents responsible for a bomb intercepted by police close to the venue for the G8 summit.


Published Sunday, March 24, 2013, 8:24 AM

Negotiations on US Immigration reform stalled by wage disputes

US immigration reform talks in the Senate has been stalled over wages for future low-skilled foreign workers say sources.


Published Sunday, March 24, 2013, 8:35 AM

Aisling McCarthy Brady’s lawyer argues DA has misused her illegal status to keep her in prison

Aisling McCarthy Brady, the Boston-based County Cavan nanny accused of assaulting one-year-old Rehma Sabir, will be held in custody until a probable cause hearing, on April 22. Her defense lawyer claims the DA is using her illegal status to keep her in jail.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, March 23, 2013, 8:26 AM

Pope Francis personally calls Buenos Aires kiosk to cancel newspaper subscription

When the new pope picked up the phone to cancel his morning paper delivery, he gave the owner of a Buenos Aires newspaper kiosk the shock of his life.


Published Sunday, March 24, 2013, 7:30 AM

Brian Friel admitted copying my work says neurologist and author Oliver Sacks

World-famous neurologist and best-selling author Oliver Sacks has claimed that renowned playwright Brian Friel borrowed an article he wrote ‘word of word’ in one of his most famous plays.


Published Sunday, March 24, 2013, 8:15 AM

Is the evolution of the smartphone inducing the devolution of man?

On the 4th of July last year, I gathered down at the Hudson River with thousands of others to watch one of the most celebrated fireworks displays in the world. As the fireworks crackled, crunched, rustled and dissolved into the night sky, I looked at a man in front of me.


Published Saturday, March 23, 2013, 9:58 AM

Jean Butler to join lineup to celebrate 20th anniversary of Irish dance sensation “Riverdance”

Jean Butler, the first female lead in Michael Flatley’s “Riverdance," is negotiating a return to the show in order to mark its 20th anniversary.


Published Sunday, March 24, 2013, 7:04 AM

Irish singer songwriter Declan O’Rourke set for eight New York shows - VIDEO

Following his thrilling New York appearance in the first installment of SongLives, curated by Grammy-winner Susan McKeown, Dublin singer songwriter Declan O’Rourke will return to New York for an eight-show residency at the Irish Arts Center from 20 - 28 April 2013.


Published Sunday, March 24, 2013, 7:03 AM

Neuroscientist fears Katie Taylor could be at risk of Alzheimers like Muhammad Ali

Irish Olympic champion Katie Taylor could be risking her health and her future each time she steps in the ring, a leading British neuroscientist has warned.


Published Saturday, March 23, 2013, 10:15 AM

Irish golfer Shane Lowry sets his sights on climbing up the ranks in the American Masters

Budding Irish golfer Shane Lowry will hope to breach the world’s top 50 with a strong performance in the upcoming Shell Houston Open in order to secure a spot in the year's first Major event, the Masters.


Published Sunday, March 24, 2013, 7:03 AM

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