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Brave move by U.S. bishops to preach immigration reform from the altar

Catholic US bishops (Credit: Getty)The New York Times is reporting that on September 8th priests and bishops across the ...

Published Thursday, August 22, 2013, 7:20 AM

An Irish marine animal could be the secret to eternal youth

The Hydractinia echinata, a small marine animal, native to Ireland, has given scientists new leads in studies of congeni...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, August 22, 2013, 7:17 AM

Lots of English looking for Irish for love says top Irish matchmaker

Ireland’s last traditional matchmaker has proved he still has his magic touch after conjuring up almost 300 successful i...

By NICK BRAMHILL

Published Thursday, August 22, 2013, 7:24 AM

Irish teen hospitalized after Slane sex act pictures go viral (VIDEO)

A schoolgirl has been hospitalized after photos of her performing a sexual act on a man at a concert went viral online....

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, August 22, 2013, 7:57 AM

Irish woman Michaella McCollum imprisoned to wait for drug trafficking trial

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid have been sent to prison await their trial on drug trafficking charges. ...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, August 22, 2013, 7:36 AM

Enda Kenny to speak at US Ireland Law and Business Symposium

The Brehon Law Society will host its third U.S. Ireland Law and Business Symposium in Westport, County Mayo, with the I...

By JANE WALSH

Published Thursday, August 22, 2013, 7:45 AM

Grieving grandmother jailed six weeks after sister’s tragic death

A Dublin grandmother has been jailed six weeks after her sister tragically died....

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, August 22, 2013, 7:36 AM

Brave Dublin teen admits pro-anorexia bloggers nearly killed her

A 17-year-old Dublin girl has spoken out about her struggle with anorexia and how thinspiration and pro-ana websites alm...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, August 22, 2013, 7:37 AM

Pope Benedict believes God told him to retire in a 'mystical experience'

In February 2013 Pope Benedict became the first Pontiff in 600 years to retire from his position. His explanation is “Go...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, August 22, 2013, 7:34 AM

Students of ancient Irish genealogy identify ancestors pre-Christian gods

Fourteen adult students in Molloy College's Irish Studies Institute have just completed a research seminar in Ancient Ir...

By JANE WALSH

Published Thursday, August 22, 2013, 7:37 AM

Top ten Dublin attractions to keep the kids entertained

"Are we there yet?" "Can we get Ice-cream?" Are these phrases familiar? Why not give your kids a vacation and bring them...

By IrishCentral Staff Writers

Published Thursday, August 22, 2013, 8:16 AM

Tom Hanks enjoys Limerick and Galway minors hurling match in Shannon

Passenger numbers may be rising significantly at Shannon Airport this summer season but even in the rush these days, som...

By JANE WALSH

Published Thursday, August 22, 2013, 7:38 AM

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