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Irish immigrant diagnosed with serious cancer receives dream trip to the Masters golf

As his battle against often deadly mesothelioma continues, Raymond Finerty’s wish to attend the Masters has been granted by the Dream Foundation in partnership with Genentech and Shivas Irons Society.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, March 28, 2013, 7:20 AM

Numbers in Ireland’s Catholic Church continue to drop - stigma attached to attending Mass

Once deemed the “most Catholic country,” Ireland now has a population that is struggling in their relationship with Catholicism.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, March 28, 2013, 7:03 AM

Michael Collins Dublin walking tour through key locations in the Big Fella’s life

Author Dermot McEvoy shows how Michael Collins is gone but not forgotten in a tour around Dublin which includes locations central to the story of one of Ireland’s most important leaders.


Published Thursday, March 28, 2013, 7:12 AM

One Direction fans descend on Westmeath village as Niall Horan’s brother ties the knot - VIDEO

One Direction star Niall Horan brought a Westmeath village to a halt –at his brother Greg’s wedding.


Published Thursday, March 28, 2013, 7:37 AM

Right-wing pundit Bill O’Reilly compares anti-gay marriage protesters to bible bashers - VIDEO

Bill O’Reilly, host of ‘The O’Reilly Factor’ on FOX News, said on Tuesday that those in favor of same-sex marriage have presented the more compelling argument in the brewing battle that is currently being debated in the Supreme Court.


Published Thursday, March 28, 2013, 7:58 AM

VP Joe Biden’s vital message on Irish America’s attitude to immigration reform and the importance of our roots

The presence of Vice President Joe Biden at the Irish America magazine Hall of Fame event last Thursday in New York said volumes about how important Biden considers his Irish heritage.

By Irish Voice Editorial

Published Thursday, March 28, 2013, 7:51 AM

NYPD cops close to solving cold case murder of child in Donegal

New York police are close to cracking a Donegal murder that has baffled Irish cops since 1977.


Published Thursday, March 28, 2013, 7:44 AM

Police commissioner rejects call for Uzi machine guns after Det. Adrian Donohoe’s murder

The Irish police commissioner has rejected a call to reinstate Uzi machine guns in the wake of the murder of Detective Adrian Donohoe in January.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, March 28, 2013, 7:54 AM

Snow continues to Leinster and Ulster - is Ireland dreaming of a white Easter?

Ireland is set for a white Easter after the coldest March for decades.


Published Thursday, March 28, 2013, 7:27 AM

18-year-oldboy killed by subway - ran across Manhattan tracks as a dare

A high school student was struck and killed by an express train on the Upper West Side as he tried to cross the tracks on a dare.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, March 28, 2013, 7:26 AM

The world of Irish dance - the globalization of traditional Irish dance in the 20th century

Before “Riverdance” leapt onto the world stage, Irish step dance laid the groundwork. Since dance was a cultural representation, there was pressure to ensure it was an accurate representation of Irish culture. The globalization of Irish dance created tension between Ireland and the Diaspora over authenticity.


Published Thursday, February 28, 2013, 8:55 AM

Manti Te’o gets a second chance at Notre Dame NFL scouting Pro Day - VIDEO

Perhaps Notre Dame senior Manti Te’o can finally take a breath after countering the growing number of question marks around him with a successful Pro Day.


Published Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 9:27 AM

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