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Irish leader fires four members of his party after they voted against abortion legislation

The Irish government has won the vote approving the second stage of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill by 138 ...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 7:05 AM

Why do the Irish not consider an Irish American to be Irish?

I can remember the first time I ever thought that I mightn’t have an easy space to settle my cultural identity into....

By GAVIN McCARTHY

Published Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 7:09 AM

Pierce Brosnan’s daughter married days before death from cancer

Pierce Brosnan’s daughter Charlotte Brosnan secretly wed her long-term artist boyfriend Alex Smith just days before dyin...

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 6:59 AM

Serial sex offender priest told 7-year-old victim he could get dead grandfather into heaven

A pedophile priest told his 7-year-old victim he could get his dead grandfather into heaven if he performed a sex act on...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 7:27 AM

Kerry surf school owner fined $1,306 over death of American tourist

Offshore Surf School in County Kerry have been fined $1,306 (€1,000) for a breach of health and safety legislation whic...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 7:36 AM

Irish mother-of-two lands top job at lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret

Margaret McDonald of Athy, Co. Kildare has been appointed as the president of Victoria’s Secret, the lingerie mogul fam...

By GAVIN McCARTHY

Published Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 7:48 AM

Irish journalist Eugene Moloney’s killer jailed for five and half years

The young man who killed Irish journalist Eugene Moloney in Dublin last year has been sent to prison for five-and-a-half...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 7:30 AM

Bono and U2 celebrate completion of their 13th studio album in New York

Bono and company were in New York recently putting the finishing touches on their latest studio album at the Electric La...

By GAVIN McCARTHY

Published Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 8:18 AM

Astronaut commander Chris Hadfield may visit Ireland this summer - VIDEO

Celebrity astronaut Chris Hadfield may take a trip to Ireland this summer....

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 7:19 AM

US police officer and a Russian lawyer among competitors in global battle to be named High King of Ireland

A retired US police officer and a Russian lawyer are among the international entries to try and emulate the legendary Ir...

By JANE WALSH

Published Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 7:21 AM

‘Twilight’ star Robert Pattinson is reportedly dating Riley Keough

Robert PattinsonThe 'Twilight Saga'  actor – who recently called time on his relationship with co-star Kristen Stewart –...

Published Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 8:19 AM

The O'Malley baseball fields in Dublin, Ireland - a short history of Ireland's home of baseball

Ahead of The Peter O’Malley International Invitational tournament, a part of The Gathering, we take a quick look at the ...

Published Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 5:49 AM

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