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Three in a bed charity defends its online sex advice to Irish teenagers

The youth organization accused of publishing inappropriate sex advice for teenagers has defended its policies – and issued a strong rebuttal to critics.


Published Monday, March 25, 2013, 7:26 AM

“Deadliest Catch’ Irish fisherman survives 25 minute ordeal in freezing Alaskan waters

An Irish fisherman who survived a fall into one of the world’s most treacherous oceans has spoken of his nightmare ordeal.


Published Monday, March 25, 2013, 7:19 AM

New outreach to Catholics as Biden meets with Cardinal Timothy Dolan in New York

Vice President Joe Biden attended mass and received communion on Sunday at St.Patrick’s Cathedral in New York where the mass was celebrated by Cardinal Timothy Dolan.


Published Monday, March 25, 2013, 7:31 AM

Cardinal Sean O’Malley reaches out to lapsed Catholics following Rome conclave

Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley said Mass at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in the South End on Palm Sunday – his first appearance since returning home from the papal conclave – and urged infrequent church-goers to attend more regularly.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Monday, March 25, 2013, 7:34 AM

Irish ministers SpunOut over sex ed

Published Monday, March 25, 2013, 1:17 AM

Cardinal Keith O'Brien's accusers deny claims that they were part of a revenge-seeking "gay cabal"

The four men whose accusations led to the resignation of Britain's leading Catholic cleric are rejecting suggestions that they were part of a "gay cabal" seeking "revenge" for the cardinal's publicly anti-gay stance.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Monday, March 25, 2013, 7:56 AM

Former U.S. Ambassador to challenge for Connecticut governor again

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland Tom Foley has revealed he will challenge Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy again for the office in 2014 -- and also dished on his favorite perks when he was envoy in Dublin.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Monday, March 25, 2013, 8:01 AM

US woman, 60, who claimed younger Irish lover defrauded her of $4 million settles

Older/Younger love case reaches a resolution shortly before going to trial


Published Sunday, March 24, 2013, 9:55 AM

Polls differ on plight of Fianna Fail and Sinn Fein as Fine Gael popularity remains intact

Two new opinion polls have offered differing views of the current state of the government parties in Ireland – with one suggesting as many as 50 Fine Gael and Labor Party deputies would lose their seats in a snap election.


Published Sunday, March 24, 2013, 9:18 AM

New comedy series 'London Irish' accused of "racism"

'London Irish,' a new comedy series set to air on Channel 4 in September, has been accused of "racism" for depicting the Irish diaspora as "binge-drinking, English haters."

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Monday, March 25, 2013, 7:50 AM

The incognito Irish - the surprising American stars with Irish roots

Some celebrities are obviously Irish - think Conan O'Brien, Denis Leary and Maureen Dowd, while others, like President Obama, are a little harder to spot.


Published Monday, March 25, 2013, 8:07 AM

Robbie Keane ruled out of Austria game as Kevin Doyle earns late call

Ireland captain Robbie Keane is out of the World Cup qualifier against Austria on Tuesday night – and Wolves striker Kevin Doyle is back in favour with Giovanni Trapattoni.


Published Monday, March 25, 2013, 8:16 AM

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