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New multi-millionaire tells Irish taxman to shove it after massive lottery win

Ireland’s latest multi-millionaire has told the cash-strapped government – ‘You won’t get a penny off me’.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Sunday, June 2, 2013, 7:49 AM

Family of murdered IRA gunrunner expect justice in Whitey Bulger case to begin this week - John McIntyre brutally slain after FBI tipped off Bulger he was linking him to Valhalla gunrunning - VIDEO

Published Sunday, June 2, 2013, 8:19 AM

Controversy as Penn State now look certain to play football game in Dublin in 2014

It now looks certain that scandal-tarred Penn State will play University of Central Florida at Croke Park in Ireland in 2014.

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Sunday, June 2, 2013, 8:03 AM

Boston College claim a victory in court battle over Belfast Project

A federal appeals court on Friday greatly reduced the number of interview recordings from an oral history project on the Irish Troubles that Boston College must turn over to British authorities.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Sunday, June 2, 2013, 8:48 AM

11-year-old Dublin girl set ablaze in firebomb attack at her home, court hears

An 11-year-old Dublin girl, who was visiting the house of Anne Joyce in Longford town with her brother and grandmother, was the victim of a petrol bomb attack in 2010.

By IrishCentral Intern

Published Sunday, June 2, 2013, 7:23 AM

Fox News Lou Dobbs panel: selfish working mothers are destroying the natural order and America

Published Sunday, June 2, 2013, 8:49 AM

Bob Dole says Ronald Reagan “wouldn't stand a chance in the modern-day Republican Party”

Former Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole has a stark warning for today's GOP. Ronald Reagan, the most beloved conservative president of modern times, would not have made the cut in the modern Republican party because his views were too mainstream for the party as it now stands, Dole said.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Sunday, June 2, 2013, 7:25 AM

Ireland among biggest users of cocaine in Europe - agency says cocaine use is 'relatively high'

People in Ireland are among the highest users of cocaine in Europe, a new study shows.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Sunday, June 2, 2013, 7:26 AM

Sex sells - graphic novel depicts James Joyce and Nora Barnacle’s love life in new bio

A new graphic novel “James Joyce – Portrait of a Dubliner” explores the literary genius’ life involving his family, friends, travels in Europe and recreation in Dublin, and including the intimate details of his relationship with Nora Barnacle.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Sunday, June 2, 2013, 7:25 AM

Top ten reasons “Father Ted” was the best comedy sitcom ever - PHOTOS

Although it’s been off the air for years now, the Channel 4 comedy “Father Ted”, created by Graham Linehan and Arthur Matthews, was one of the best shows ever on TV.

By MICHELLE K SMITH

Published Sunday, June 2, 2013, 7:23 AM

Did mythical, vanishing island off the western coast of Ireland really exist?

How much of Ireland's tale of a mythical, vanishing island is rooted in reality?

By KERRY O'SHEA

Published Saturday, June 1, 2013, 10:29 AM

Lions captain Paul O’Connell plans to continue playing rugby until World Cup 2015

Veteran rugby player Paul O’Connell has recently said that despite coming back from an injury, he has a goal to play until World Cup 2015. O’Connell will be filling in for captain for the Lions in the match against Australia in Hong Kong this weekend.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Sunday, June 2, 2013, 7:21 AM

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