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Irish Catholics still believe in heaven but not so much in hell says new poll

A recent poll carried out by Behavior & Attitudes for the Irish Sunday Times on religious beliefs has yielded some very interesting results.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Monday, April 1, 2013, 7:12 AM

The fight for Irish freedom and the 97th anniversary of the Easter 1916 Rising - “On Another Man’s Wound” an unforgettable account of the fight against Britain

Published Monday, April 1, 2013, 7:17 AM

Joe Biden among several awaiting Hillary Clinton’s decision on presidential race

Will she or won’t she? Vice President Biden is among several waiting for Hillary to make up her mind.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Monday, April 1, 2013, 7:18 AM

Dublin still bears the scars of the 1916 Easter Rising battle almost 100 years later

Nearly a century has passed since Ireland’s monumental 1916 Easter Uprising took place on the streets of Dublin.


Published Monday, April 1, 2013, 7:33 AM

Dissident Republicans blamed for West Belfast murder of pizza delivery man

Dissident Republicans have been blamed for the murder of a pizza delivery man in Belfast on Saturday night.


Published Monday, April 1, 2013, 7:43 AM

Martin McGuinness and Mary Lou McDonald speak out against Dissident Republicans at 1916 events

Sinn Fein leaders have warned Dissident Republicans to lay down their arms – and claimed the Irish and British governments are treating the peace process with complacency.


Published Monday, April 1, 2013, 7:49 AM

Cardinal Timothy Dolan encourages Catholic church to be more open to gays and lesbians

Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan has publicly stated that the Catholic Church should be more welcoming to gay men and women – despite his opposition to same-sex marriages.


Published Monday, April 1, 2013, 7:54 AM

Former Irish property king Sean Dunne applies for bankruptcy in US

Irish property baron Sean Dunne, resident in the U.S. for the past several years, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Connecticut on Good Friday, but is insistent that his financial woes did not contribute to the collapse of the Celtic Tiger economy.


Published Monday, April 1, 2013, 7:59 AM

Dear Rory - a mother remembers her son

Rory Staunton, aged 12, died from sepsis on April 1st 2012 sparking a national campaign to end sepsis and to help children get better care in emergency rooms


Published Monday, April 1, 2013, 7:27 AM

Corrigan Brothers to release new Joe Biden song after President Obama hit

Corrigan Brothers, the band from Limerick whose international chart topper “There’s no one as Irish as Barack Obama” has achieved more than ten million YouTube hits and seen them perform for President Obama are releasing a new single to celebrate Joe Biden’s county Louth roots called “Joe Biden’s Irish Home”.


Published Monday, April 1, 2013, 8:05 AM

Examining my family’s grave differences - keeping the memories of our ancestors alive

Published Sunday, March 31, 2013, 7:32 AM

The Gathering’s Irish World Cup 2013 festival has been launched for all soccer enthusiasts

Conference Partners has officially launched the Irish World Cup 2013 event, an amateur soccer tournament open to both male and female adult soccer teams of all skill levels from all over the world.


Published Sunday, March 31, 2013, 6:24 AM

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