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Deported Donegal dad in bid to return to U.S. to reunite with only son

PIC: http://www.inishowennews.com/013FathersPlea024.htm CAPTION: Paul Ferguson with his son, Dylan. CREDIT: Facebook A Donegal father who was deported from the

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Published Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 7:05 AM

Unionist minister sparks outrage calling 1916 Easter Rising a failed revolution

Unionist Health Minister Edwin Poots has caused a storm of criticism after describing the 1916 Easter Rising as “a failed rising by subversives.’

By JAME O'SHEA

Published Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 7:10 AM

Top ten things I learned about Ireland after my Gathering visit

I finally made the trip across the Atlantic this year to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in my ancestral home.

By AMY O’LEARY

Published Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 7:17 AM

Irish actor Gabriel Byrne says the Catholic Church “is a force for evil”

The Dublin actor, Gabriel Byrne, who trained in a seminary for five years where he was sexually abused, has said the Catholic Church is a “force for evil” that once drew inspiration from Hitler’s Nazis.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 7:27 AM

Optimism abounds for immigration reform as bipartisan bill could reach Senate by May

US senators in search of bipartisan agreement on US immigration policy are expressing optimism that a plan will be ready for senate consideration soon, despite expected Republican opposition in the House.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 7:21 AM

Noam Chomsky tells Dublin the EU’s economy is being ruined by austerity

Noam Chomsky, one of the world's most most famous political theorists, is warning that the European Union's panicked response to the economic crisis has left European democracy in a much worse condition than the United States.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 7:43 AM

Nazi Swastikas etched on republican graves in Cork in graffiti attack

Graffiti including swastikas was etched on tombstones on a plot in St. Finbarr’s Cemetery in Glasheen Road in Cork.

By MICHELLE K SMITH

Published Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 7:36 AM

Chris Hayes dismisses Bill O’Reilly’s controversial show on outlier show MSNBC’s “Up”

MSNBC's Chris Hayes knows how his show differs from Bill O'Reilly's. It's the diversity factor versus the O'Reilly factor.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 7:58 AM

Irish rap artist reveals how he staged his own funeral in attempt to cope with depression

An Irish rapper has told a television documentary how he staged his own funeral in a bid to beat depression.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 7:54 AM

Snowy March coldest Irish weather on record say experts

When Met Eireann publishes its findings on April 2 March will likely be the coldest or at least one of the coldest months on record.

By MICHELLE K SMITH

Published Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 7:47 AM

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