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Horse disemboweled and sliced open in horrific Dublin attack

Animal rights campaigners fear the grotesque disembowelment of a horse in Dublin may have been a ritualistic killing.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Saturday, May 18, 2013, 7:42 AM

Senator Schumer says Irish deserve a separate deal for visas because of 1965 shutout - Says “Schumer visas” set to give Ireland 10,500 visas a year for the future

Published Saturday, May 18, 2013, 7:33 AM

Sex addiction on the rise says Dublin Clinic – 500 percent increase in people asking for help

A private addiction rehabilitation center in Dublin has reported a 500 percent increase in people seeking help for sex addiction.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, May 18, 2013, 7:49 AM

British emigrant group calls on government to give Irish abroad the right to vote

The Federation of Irish Societies (FIS), a charitable company that draws together Irish clubs and societies in Britain, is calling on the Constitutional Convention meeting in Dublin today to back their demand for the Irish in Britain to get a vote in Irish elections and referenda.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, May 18, 2013, 9:01 AM

Irish footballer under investigation after pig’s head is left in Muslim’s teammate’s locker

An Irish World Cup star had the windscreen of his Porsche smashed after a pig’s head was left in the locker of a devout Muslim teammate.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Saturday, May 18, 2013, 8:50 AM

Irish politician refuses to back down on abortion views despite death threats from pro-life activists

A Fine Gael TD has revealed how she has received death threats over the proposed amendments to change Ireland’s abortion laws.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, May 18, 2013, 8:29 AM

Justice for Magdalenes announce end of political campaign

The advocacy group Justice for Magdalenes (JFM) has announced the end of their political campaign.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, May 18, 2013, 8:37 AM

Delphi Lodge takes responsibility for turning away those in need during Ireland’s Great Hunger

The Connemara country house and sporting lodge, the Delphi Lodge, is taking responsibility for its part in Famine deaths by participating in the annual commemorative famine walk.

By MICHELLE K SMITH

Published Saturday, May 18, 2013, 7:09 AM

Something for everyone at Gaelic Park’s Irish Festival in Chicago

It's a holiday weekend and you don't want to travel. Where can you go for a wide variety of great entertainment, unlimited free carnival rides, kids entertainment, free parking, athletic exhibitions, theatre, dance and animal exhibitions for one low admission price.

By JANE WALSH

Published Saturday, May 18, 2013, 7:10 AM

Top 5 reasons to visit Co. Leitrim’s Carrick on Shannon during its 400th Anniversary

Carrick on Shannon in County Leitrim is celebrating a year full of activities as 2013 marks the 400th anniversary since King James 1st granted the town charter.

By JANE WALSH

Published Saturday, May 18, 2013, 7:08 AM

GAA launches new iGAAFan smartphone app for fans to interact with their favorite teams

iGAAFan, a new smartphone app, is hoping to bring the GAA further into the 21st century by allowing GAA fans to interact with their favorite club and county teams on their phones.

By KERRY O'SHEA

Published Saturday, May 18, 2013, 7:10 AM

Rory McIlroy in shock split with agent after biggest sponsorship deal in sport

Rory McIlroy has sacked his agent – just months after Dublin-based Conor Ridge made him a multi-millionaire with the biggest Nike sponsorship deal in the history of sport.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Saturday, May 18, 2013, 8:09 AM

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