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Irish woman apologizes in court for false allegations of sexual abuse against Catholic priest

Eileen Culloty, of Currow in Killarney, Co Kerry, apologized in the High Court this week for making false allegations of abuse against Fr Liam O’Brien in 2008.


Published Friday, June 7, 2013, 6:54 AM

How sports helped defeat the 'No Irish Need Apply' racism in America - Top baseball exec Tim Brosnan tells Irish Sports 50 how Irish served as example

Published Friday, June 7, 2013, 7:19 AM

'Irish Seven Course Dinner' item is six beers and a potato in Peoria pub

An Illinois pub and restaurant, Donnelly’s Pub, claiming and trying to be some sort of authentic Irish pub, has been making headlines with its inclusion of an “Irish Seven Course Dinner” in its menu.


Published Friday, June 7, 2013, 6:56 AM

Samantha Power could transform U.S. diplomacy says Foreign Affairs Magazine

Samantha Power could transform US diplomacy says a writer for Foreign Affairs magazine, the bible of the foreign policy industry.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, June 7, 2013, 7:55 AM

DUI and hit-and-run charges dropped for MA Bishop despite failing three sobriety tests

Charges against Bishop Robert McManus of the Worcester Diocese in Rhode Island have been dropped after McManus entered a guilty plea.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, June 7, 2013, 7:46 AM

Archdiocese expected to appeal teacher’s victory in pregnancy discrimination case

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati is expected to appeal a recent court decision to award $171,000 to Christa Dias, the teacher who was fired from her Roman Catholic school for allegedly breaching her contract by becoming pregnant through in vitro fertilization.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, June 7, 2013, 7:28 AM

Sinn Fein MP Pat Doherty visits Irish man accused of IRA Hyde Park bombing in prison

West Tyrone MP Pat Doherty has visited Donegal Republican John Downey in Belmarsh Prison.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, June 7, 2013, 8:14 AM

900 Irish police to secure Republic’s border ahead of Northern Ireland G8 Summit

About 900 police have been placed on the southern side of the Irish border ahead of the G8 Summit at Lough Erne Resort in Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland on June 17 and 18.


Published Friday, June 7, 2013, 7:37 AM

Michael Flatley, star of Lord of the Dance denies he has dropped U.S. citizenship for British passport

Michael Flatley, creator and star of the Irish dance show ‘Lord of the Dance,’ has said that he has given up his U.S. passport in order to get a British one.


Published Thursday, May 23, 2013, 6:51 AM

Portraits of the Irish Leaving Home - documenting the departure of Irish emigrants

“It is my wish to photograph people of all nationalities, who have made the decision to move from Ireland for economic reasons[:] in and around the city, juxtaposed with landscapes that are significant to their pasts. If that sounds like you or if you know of somebody who is about to move, please bring my proposal to their attention. “I want to make these works monumental, to show those depicted in a true heroic spirit. For after all, they are making a huge jump into the void of uncertainty and this needs to be commemorated – perhaps like never before…” So began David Monahan's “Leaving Dublin” project: with a blog post, one year

By Sheila Langan

Published Friday, June 7, 2013, 8:26 AM

How to date an Irish woman - A guide for American lads

Irish woman are a force to be reckoned with. We have evolved through the decades into an independent, intelligent and ambition race


Published Friday, June 7, 2013, 8:24 AM

Captain Robbie Keane has scored 56 goals in 125 internationals for the Republic team

Captain Robbie Keane has now scored 56 goals in 125 internationals for Ireland, and his manager Giovanni Trapattoni is confident there is more to come from the LA Galaxy strike.


Published Friday, June 7, 2013, 8:04 AM

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