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Edward Snowden applies to Ireland for asylum in bid to escape U.S. authorities - POLL

U.S. whistle-blower Edward J. Snowden has applied for asylum in Ireland according to the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks....

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 7:08 AM

Milwaukee documents show Archbishop Timothy Dolan sought to hide money from sexual abuse claims - VIDEO

Documents released yesterday in Milwaukee show that then Archbishop Timothy Dolan secretly transferred $59 million to a ...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 7:19 AM

Pierce Brosnan mourns death of beloved daughter Charlotte at just 42

Actor Pierce Brosnan has paid tribute to his daughter Charlotte after she died of the same cancer which claimed his firs...

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 7:13 AM

Minister Creighton prepared to lose job as Fine Gael revolt against abortion bill grows

Government Minister Lucinda Creighton is willing to lose her job at cabinet as she leads a revolt of Fine Gael deputies ...

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 7:38 AM

Five serious racist incidents reported in Ireland each week

Racism is on the rise according to the Immigrant Council of Ireland. ...

By GAVIN MCCARTHY

Published Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 8:04 AM

Sarah Palin compares Marco Rubio to Judas over immigration reform stance

Sarah Palin is mad as hell about the prospect of an immigration reform bill and she's taken to Twitter to say so....

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 7:50 AM

Summer sizzler in Dublin as June sunshine breaks 71-year record

Dublin broke a 71-year long record with six consecutive days with over 14.5 hours of sunshine in June this year, with a ...

By GAVIN MCCARTHY

Published Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 7:54 AM

'The Gathering' attracts highest tourism number to Ireland since 2009

Tourist numbers to Ireland continue to grow steadily, with the highest volume of visitors since 2009 recorded in the fir...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 7:44 AM

Long Island toddler born with half a heart defies odds, living life to the full

Two-year-old Jack Michael Foley from Long Island, New York was born with half a heart and despite having undergone two m...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 8:13 AM

Ireland back on leader board with a 'Top Ten' ranking on the Global Innovation Index 2013 - VIDEO

In another example of punching above its weight, Ireland has retained a "Top Ten" ranking on the Global Innovation Index...

Published Monday, July 1, 2013, 11:49 AM

Maureen O'Hara's 93rd birthday celebration to benefit local elder abuse foundation

Hollywood screen icon Maureen O’Hara plans to use her 93rd birthday this August as a platform to raise funds for an Idah...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 7:57 AM

Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki retreat to Monaco after double disappointment

Former world number one Rory McIlroy demonstrated a disappointing game at the Irish Open this past weekend, finishing in...

By GAVIN MCCARTHY

Published Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 8:28 AM

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