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Irish Americans are not ‘plastic paddies’ says Notre Dame professor

The Irish approach to their diaspora is “old fashioned and condescending” and needs updating, Notre Dame Professor Kevin...

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Friday, July 19, 2013, 7:20 AM

Rory McIlroy admits he needs a shrink to sort out his game

Rory McIlroy’s hopes of winning the British Open evaporated after the first round yesterday with a disastrous 79....

By JAMES O'SHEA

Published Friday, July 19, 2013, 7:16 AM

Glamorizing the Boston bomber a dreadful move by Rolling Stone

Sergeant Sean P Murphy/Mass State Police via Boston MagazineI have no doubt that Rolling Stone will defend its Boston bo...

Published Friday, July 19, 2013, 7:05 AM

GOP Rep Peter King confirms he may enter White House race

Irish American Congressman Peter King has stated that he is definitely considering running for president as reported her...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, July 19, 2013, 7:58 AM

Richard Donohue, officer shot in marathon showdown, condemns Rolling Stone cover

The MBTA transit officer who was shot during a showdown with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has condemned Rolling ...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, July 19, 2013, 7:42 AM

Key witness in James ‘Whitey’ Bulger trial Stephen Rakes found dead in Massachusetts

The body of Stephen Rakes, a key witness in the still ongoing James ‘Whitey’ Bulger trial, was found in Lincoln, Massach...

By KERRY O'SHEA

Published Friday, July 19, 2013, 7:32 AM

Irish father loses three children in Denmark car crash

An Irish father lost three children in a fatal car crash in North Denmark, in which his wife and their newborn son surv...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, July 19, 2013, 7:55 AM

Pope Francis urges Irish Catholics to value human life

Pope Francis has sent a message to Irish Catholics encouraging them to promote the value of all human life in Ireland....

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, July 19, 2013, 7:38 AM

Drug made in Ireland shuts down the extra chromosome cause of Down Syndrome

A new drug manufactured by the Elan Corporation in Ireland that could be used to treat Down Syndrome and the medical pr...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, July 19, 2013, 7:51 AM

Some men didn’t get the feminism memo, Korean nightclub video goes viral

Tom Barry and Aine CollinsThis week a YouTube video is making the rounds internationally It stars what sounds like at le...

Published Friday, July 19, 2013, 8:20 AM

Shannon airport sees 38 percent hike in US passengers

Shannon airport’s importance to tourism on Ireland’s west and south coast illustrated by 38% hike in US passenger number...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, July 19, 2013, 8:04 AM

Tom Brady and Tim Tebow were worried about Aaron Hernandez as early as 2011

A recently surfaced video shows that NFL superstars Tom Brady and Tim Tebow were concerned about fellow Patriots player ...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Friday, July 19, 2013, 7:33 AM

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