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U.S. government asks Irish authorities to arrest Edward Snowden if he lands at Shannon

The American authorities have asked the Irish government to arrest Edward Snowden if he lands at Shannon Airport en rout...

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Friday, July 5, 2013, 7:24 AM

Samantha Power accused of being anti Israeli and anti American by her critics

Samantha Power, President Obama’s choice to replace Susan Rice as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, is facing s...

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Friday, July 5, 2013, 7:14 AM

Visiting Harvard biology professor explains red hair genetics across Europe

Professor James McInerney, visiting the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, from Harvard, has posted a map showing...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, July 5, 2013, 7:07 AM

Savita Halappanavar’s husband is constantly told to leave Ireland by pro-life campaigners

Savita Halappanavar’s husband Praveen has revealed he receives hate mail and is constantly told to leave Ireland after h...

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Friday, July 5, 2013, 7:22 AM

Why proud Irish American Governor Martin O’Malley would not be a “lousy presidential candidate”

Irish American Maryland governor Martin O'MalleyHere in Ireland, we have had some very high profile visitors from the US...

Published Friday, July 5, 2013, 7:04 AM

The Anglo tapes - Irish need to hear similar conversations from AIB and Bank of Ireland too

Angry protesters gather at Anglo Buildings in Galway (Photo: Galway Indo)The Anglo Irish tapes has been the biggest stor...

Published Thursday, July 4, 2013, 8:20 AM

Steelers quarterback in favour of NFL game in Dublin to honor Dan Rooney’s legacy

Pittsburgh Steelers quarter-back Ben Roethlisberger led the July 4th celebrations in Dublin then welcomed any opportunit...

By PATRICK COUNIHAN

Published Friday, July 5, 2013, 7:19 AM

Whitey Bulger’s trial tells tale of how Irish snitches get riches

An artist rendering of Whitey Bulger from his trial in BostonHEY, 1987 called!They want their Irish gangsters back!I can...

Published Friday, July 5, 2013, 7:04 AM

Beyond literary borders, what we owe to Irish poet W.B. Yeats

Irish poetic genius WB YeatsI sometimes think about how it must have looked to the locals of Connemara in the late 19th ...

Published Friday, July 5, 2013, 7:04 AM

Dublin victory over Kilkenny reminds us how beautiful and vital hurling is

Kieran Joyce and Richie Hogan of Kilkenny attempt to tackle Dublin’s Conal Keaney during the replay on Saturday nightOne...

Published Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 9:49 AM

WWE amazing commentary of Sheamus fight - Guinness and bags of potatoes as weapons - VIDEO

This video features the Dublin street fight between WWE wrestlers Sandow and Sheamus, the culmination of a series of mat...

By GAVIN MCCARTHY

Published Friday, July 5, 2013, 6:58 AM

Dublin through to All Ireland Leinster final after victory against Kildare

Dublin steamrolled their way into the Leinster final and a showdown with Meath as they blew Kildare apart in a 4-16 to 1...

By CATHAL DERVAN

Published Thursday, July 4, 2013, 7:54 AM

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