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Top ten facts you need to know about the E3 Schumer visas for Irish

The E3 initiative was first proposed for Ireland by the Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform after the failure of Kennedy/McCain immigration bill.

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Sunday, May 26, 2013, 7:27 AM

Atheist James Connolly turned to God hours before his death according to British Army chaplain

1916 Irish rebel leader James Connolly, an atheist, turned to God in the final hours before his death and renewed his Catholic faith according to an unpublished book which has just come to light.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Sunday, May 26, 2013, 7:54 AM

Boy band One Direction smash Irish ticket sales record – in just two hours

Pop sensation One Direction has broken all ticket records in Ireland – and sold out Croke Park twice for concerts in 2014.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Sunday, May 26, 2013, 7:44 AM

Vatican corrects infallible pope: atheists will still burn in hell

Published Sunday, May 26, 2013, 8:18 AM

Prospects continue to improve for comprehensive immigration reform in the US

The comprehensive immigration reform bill currently wending through the Senate is looking better than 50-50 for passage according to New York Senator Charles Schumer.

By IRISH VOICE EDITORIAL

Published Sunday, May 26, 2013, 7:11 AM

Man who mugged 83-year-old caught by Marathon runner in Cork city after 15-minute chase

A man who mugged an 83-year-old woman in Cork city Center got more than he bargained for when he was chased down by a man who was training for the Cork City Marathon.

By Irish Central Intern

Published Saturday, May 25, 2013, 10:10 AM

Tea party favorite Steve King blames Ronald Reagan for Obama presidency

Republican Congressman Steve King has a message for the undocumented Latinos hoping for an immigration reform bill this summer: not today, not tomorrow and hey how does never sound?

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, May 25, 2013, 10:17 AM

Jon Stewart to Bill O’Reilly ‘If we’re profiling Muslims, why not ‘Fox viewers’? - VIDEO

In a recent exchange between Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly on “The Daily Show”, the two talked about such topics as Stewart’s directorial debut, and O’Reilly’s latest book but also got into a heated exchange about Fox News.

By IrishCentral Intern

Published Saturday, May 25, 2013, 11:04 AM

New research discovers illegal abortion cases in Twentieth Century Ireland

An American professor has discovered that up to 120 criminal trials involving abortion occurred in Ireland between 1900 and 1970.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Sunday, May 26, 2013, 7:08 AM

Hero Irish grandma locks three thieves in backyard and calls for help

A plucky Irish grandmother has been hailed a hero after she locked thieves in a barn while she called the police for help.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, May 25, 2013, 10:02 AM

Silent night in the country - Conor McPherson’s “The Weir” at the Irish Rep

Published Sunday, May 26, 2013, 7:20 AM

McIlroy finds time for tennis after missing the cut at rain soaked Wentworth

Rory McIlroy is on the way to Paris to spend the weekend watching girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki in action at the French Open tennis tournament – after missing another cut.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Saturday, May 25, 2013, 9:36 AM

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