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President Obama accused of anti-Catholic remarks while in Northern Ireland

President Obama has been accused of anti-Catholic remarks during his recent visit to Northern Ireland.

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Saturday, June 22, 2013, 7:32 AM

Top ten reasons that Irish redheads are cool and awesome - PHOTOS

Although the typical view of Irish people is that we all have red hair and freckles just ten percent of the population are redheads.

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Published Saturday, June 22, 2013, 7:12 AM

Gay marriage referendum to go to the Irish public next year

Ireland will hold a referendum on gay marriage in 2014 according to Labor Party leader Eamon Gilmore.

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Saturday, June 22, 2013, 8:08 AM

Immigration bill now looks very likely to clear senate with 70 votes

It now looks likely that a test vote on the new immigration bill will take place in the U.S. senate by Monday.

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Saturday, June 22, 2013, 8:26 AM

Welsh bar owner in New York found guilty after advertising for staff with 'knowledge of British culture'

The owner of a Welsh bar in New York City has been fined $2,500 for race discrimination after he specified that potential employees must have a 'knowledge of British culture'. Ironically he ended up with an Irish woman getting the job.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, June 22, 2013, 8:48 AM

Why John F Kennedy was reluctant to discuss Irish partition during 1963 visit

The CIA expected there would be demonstrations over the partition when JFK touched down in Ireland almost 50 years ago.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, June 22, 2013, 7:05 AM

Caroline Kennedy and clan pay homage to the Fitzgeralds on emotional day in Limerick

The Kennedy clan have paid tribute to the Irishman who put the "F" into JFK – and paid homage to the ‘better half of the family.'

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Saturday, June 22, 2013, 7:50 AM

Ireland Nugent, toddler who lost feet in lawnmower accident, takes first steps

Two year old Ireland Nugent, who lost her feet in a lawn mower accident, took her first steps on her new prosthetic legs on Monday, June 17, 2013.

By MICHELLE K SMITH

Published Saturday, June 22, 2013, 7:05 AM

Irish snails show how descendents came from the Pyrenean region of France to Ireland

Scientists announced this week that a genetic similarity between snail fossils found in Ireland and those of the eastern Pyrenees suggests that humans probably migrated from southern Europe to Ireland 8,000 years ago.

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, June 22, 2013, 7:05 AM

The most Irish town in America is named using US census data

Scituate, a pleasant seaside town thirty miles from Boston is the most Irish town in the United States according to the U.S census.

By MOLLY MULDOON

Published Friday, June 21, 2013, 9:49 AM

Robert Downey Jr. has signed up to play Ironman for two more 'Avengers' movies

While the actor's role in the sequels were in doubt as Marvel were reportedly unwilling to agree to his pay demands, Robert and the studio have come to an agreement which will see him reprise the role of Tony Stark/Iron Man

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Saturday, June 22, 2013, 7:16 AM

Rugby Legend Brian O’Driscoll eager for final Lions tour

Ireland legend Brian O’Driscoll can’t wait for the Lions to take on Australia in the first test of the three game series in Brisbane on Saturday.

By CATHAL DERVAN

Published Saturday, June 22, 2013, 7:17 AM

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