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Was Notre Dame’s Everett Golson caught cheating at exams leading to suspension? Quarterback statement hints at major integrity issue and harsh punishment does also

Published Monday, May 27, 2013, 7:19 AM

Is this Ireland’s greatest gift to America on this Memorial Day 2013?

Memorial Day presents an ideal opportunity to look back on perhaps Ireland’s greatest achievement in America.

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Monday, May 27, 2013, 7:41 AM

Ireland's longest walking trail of 300 miles now open to hikers

The Beara-Breifne Way, at 500 kilometres Ireland's longest walking trail, means you can now hike from Cork to Leitrim.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Monday, May 27, 2013, 8:03 AM

Oldest living Blasket Islander returns home from America to launch memoirs

A 93-year-old Blasket Islander has made an emotional return to his homeland in Kerry – and celebrated his status as the island’s oldest living native.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Monday, May 27, 2013, 7:29 AM

Atheists big fans of Pope Francis’ openness and “good works” among those in need

People of other faith and of no faith are as capable of doing good as devout Catholics said Pope Francis this week.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Monday, May 27, 2013, 8:36 AM

Scientists in Cork link autism with lack of gut bacteria

Scientists at University College Cork (UCC) have found that mice who were raised without bacteria in their gut showed autistic patterns of behavior.

By MICHELLE K SMITH

Published Monday, May 27, 2013, 12:06 AM

Controversial US child pageant to make Irish debut in September

A U.S. based child pageant that has been featured on the controversial TV show ‘Toddlers & Tiaras’ intends to stage their first ever Irish show this September.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Monday, May 27, 2013, 12:05 AM

How Godless funerals and weddings are on the rise in ‘post-Catholic’ Ireland

An increasing number of the Irish population are opting to have funerals and weddings outside of religious traditions.

By MICHELLE K SMITH

Published Monday, May 27, 2013, 12:06 AM

Irish manager for Apple "wiggled his butt" at US staff claims his boss

A Cork-based manager for computer giant Apple was the focus of a complaint that he had "wiggled his butt" in front of employees at the company's headquarters in the US.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Sunday, May 26, 2013, 10:16 AM

Meet the Irish star of “Dracula,” “The Tudors” Jonathan Rhys Meyers - VIDEOS

Remember Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Irish star of 'The Tudors' on Showtime a few years ago, and the CBS miniseries about Elvis Presley for which he won a Golden Globe Award? (He’s also unfortunately known for drunken airport incidents, but we digress).

By Irish Voice Reporters

Published Monday, May 27, 2013, 12:04 AM

One Direction heartthrob Niall Horan enjoyed a ‘secretive and exciting’ night with TV star Louise Thompson

Published Monday, May 27, 2013, 12:18 AM

US men’s national rugby team The Eagles gear up to host Irish national rugby team in Texas

Ireland’s rugby team is set to face off against the American rugby team The Eagles this June in Houston, TX. This will be the third time the two teams have met.

By KERRY O'SHEA

Published Friday, May 24, 2013, 8:28 AM

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