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Bishop Casey treated worse than pedophile priests for having affair says son

The son of Bishop Eamon Casey has told of his anger at the way the Catholic Church treated his father following revelati...

By NICK BRAMHILL

Published Monday, August 5, 2013, 7:20 AM

Gov. Martin O'Malley gives green light to run for president in 2016

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley confirmed he is is likely run for president in 2016 at his final National Governors Ass...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Monday, August 5, 2013, 7:18 AM

Census shows almost seven times more Irish Americans than population of Ireland

According to the latest Census, there are 39.6 million American who claim Irish heritage including 5 million who say t...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Monday, August 5, 2013, 7:25 AM

Bob Filner and Anthony Weiner, knowing when it's time to quit

New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner We’ve all witnessed the scenarios - an actor too old to play the part, a quart...

Published Monday, August 5, 2013, 7:50 AM

Emigrating families have lost all hope says leading Irish politician

The opening of one of Ireland’s most famous festivals had a sombre theme yesterday, when the focus shifted from music to...

By NICK BRAMHILL

Published Monday, August 5, 2013, 7:34 AM

Bollywood returns to Ireland after huge success of “Ek Tha Tiger” (VIDEO)

Top Bollywood producers, directors, and location scouts have spent a week looking at landmark buildings for possible fil...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Monday, August 5, 2013, 7:58 AM

Closure of Co Tipperary food plant leaves over a hundred people out of work

The closure of a food plant in Co Tipperary means the loss of over a hundred jobs for the small town of Fethard....

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Sunday, August 4, 2013, 8:40 AM

Disappearing wasp population in Ireland worries experts

Wasp population in Ireland has experienced a huge decline this year possibly due to to last summer's inclement weather, ...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Sunday, August 4, 2013, 8:33 AM

Proposal to name ocean surrounding US after Ronald Reagan

A bill proposed by Republican congressman Darrell Issa to rename almost all waters surrounding the United States in hono...

By NICOLA MURPHY

Published Monday, August 5, 2013, 7:53 AM

Kelly Schlittenhardt takes crown in Miss Irish America pageant

Kelly Schlittenhardt was crowned Miss Irish America at the pageant competition held on June 29 at the Irish American Soc...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Monday, August 5, 2013, 7:40 AM

Maeve Binchy remembered as hometown stages show

Writer Maeve Binchy's legacy will be celebrated in her hometown later this week when a one-hour stage show is performed ...

By NICK BRAMHILL

Published Monday, August 5, 2013, 7:42 AM

Mayo dethrone All Ireland champions Donegal at Croke Park

Reigning All-Ireland champions Donegal were dethroned in impressive style yesterday as Mayo put in the performance of th...

By NICK BRAMHILL

Published Monday, August 5, 2013, 8:08 AM

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