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ICE deny targeting Irish undocumented in Boston raids and arrests

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), which detained two undocumented Irishmen earlier this week in Boston on charges of fraudulently obtaining driver’s licenses, stated that is not specifically targeting the Boston Irish community.

By DAVID SHEA

Published Saturday, April 13, 2013, 7:53 AM

Irish radio won’t ban ‘Ding Dong the Witch is Dead’ despite Maggie Thatcher links

The controversial song used to celebrate Maggie Thatcher’s death by her opponents is now soaring up the charts in Ireland – and won’t be banned from the national airwaves.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Saturday, April 13, 2013, 7:39 AM

Irish nanny in Boston Aisling McCarthy Brady charged with first degree murder of baby

The County Cavan nanny Aisling McCarthy Brady has been indicted on a first degree murder charge, and the assault and battery of the one-year-old baby, Rehma Sabir, after medical examiner’s report shows details of child’s severe injuries.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, April 13, 2013, 8:33 AM

Bringing it all back home for the Cahill family Gathering in Kerry - PHOTOS

Doctor Kevin Cahill is one of America’s best known physicians and also Director General of the American Irish Historical Society which is located on Fifth Avenue opposite the Metropolitan Museum.

By DR KEVIN CAHILL

Published Saturday, April 13, 2013, 7:02 AM

Consultant doctor is critical of care given to Savita Halappanavar at Galway hospital

A consultant microbiologist at Ireland’s National Maternity Hospital has criticized the care given to tragic Indian mum-to-be Savita Halappanavar at Galway University Hospital.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Saturday, April 13, 2013, 8:41 AM

Northern Ireland police to deploy 8,000 officers and three drones to protect dignitaries at G-8 Summit - VIDEO

A Northern Irish police official has said that 8,000 officials and three surveillance drones will be brought in to protect President Obama and other visiting dignitaries during the J8 summit in June.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, April 13, 2013, 8:14 AM

Ireland ranks ahead of the US and UK as the 10th best place to grow up in the world

Unicef released the rankings of 29 countries that are apart of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and named Ireland the 10th best place in the world to grow up. The study hopes to reveal the wellness of children in developed countries.

By MATT KEOUGH

Published Saturday, April 13, 2013, 7:05 AM

Roald Dahl's Matilda battles bullies on Broadway

Published Friday, April 12, 2013, 5:17 PM

Historic Titanic artefacts returned to Cobh, County Cork for tragedies anniversary

A poignant collection of a number of passengers and survivors of the luxury liner’s maiden voyage was unveiled at the Titanic Experience, the permanent visitor attraction in Cobh, Co. Cork.

By JANE WALSH

Published Saturday, April 13, 2013, 7:58 AM

Poor quality air in Ireland leads to 3,400 deaths a year

In an effort to advocate that Europe needs to avoid long term pollution issues, An Taisce has sent a trust to the minister of health and the minister of the environment to seek cleaner air not only for Ireland but all of Europe.

By MATT KEOUGH

Published Saturday, April 13, 2013, 7:06 AM

Getting married in Ireland - top tips from the law of the land to ancient Celtic traditions

Sitting on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, as the gateway to Europe, Ireland offers a host of idyllic locations for unforgettable weddings.

By BLAITHIN O’REILLY MURPHY

Published Saturday, April 13, 2013, 7:59 AM

Epic Caroline Wozniacki Masters tee shot fail - VIDEO

Published Friday, April 12, 2013, 11:17 AM

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