Today's Irish news roundup
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Today's top Irish news stories:
Many Irish J-1 students in dire straits as they struggle to find housing and work in U.S.
Nothing could match the feeling of excitement and exhilaration as myself and seven friends neared the end of the tortuous U.S. immigration procedures in Dublin Airport…READ MORE
Prime Minister Enda Kenny said that while he is a Catholic, he is not a Catholic leader. The Taoiseach said, “I am now being branded by personnel around the country as being a murderer. I’m going to have on my soul the death of 20 million babies. I’m getting medals, scapulars, plastic foetuses, letters written in blood, telephone calls all over the system and it’s not confined to me.” Kenny's comments came after two earlier meetings the same day where the progression of abortion legislation was discussed. ..READ MORE
Defense claims James ‘Whitey’ Bulger was 'never an informant' because of his Irish heritage
Alleged Boston mob kingpin James Whitey Bulger's lawyer JW Carney has offered a novel defense of his client this week. According to AP, Bulger's lawyer claimed his client would have never cooperated with the FBI as an informant because he is of Irish descent, 'and the worst thing an Irish person can do is become an informant.'..READ MORE
Waterford community in mourning as sea tragedy claims 3 brothers in fishing accident
A shocking tragedy hit the small fishing village of Passage East in County Waterford on Wednesday when three brothers drowned at sea. Brothers Paul (50), Kenny (47) and Shane Bolger (45), drowned after the 18ft fishing punt they were working in overturned…READ MORE
Manhattan Diary: Marco Rubio: 'If immigration bill gives Cubans immigration rights, it kills the bill. I'm done' - VIDEO
Senator Marco Rubio today vowed that he will vote against the immigration reform bill that he co-authored if the amendment allowing US citizens to sponsor their Cuban born partners is not removed…READ MORE
- An open letter in strong defence of capitalism.
- Sarah Palin is saving Christmas
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- Irish drugs mule to escape full trial and...
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- Irish radio presenter suspended after anti-Isra
- Nelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning.
I would to see a breakdown of the figures alleging racism. This breakdown should include a division between black on white racism and white on blackAn open letter in strong defence of capitalism to Pope Francis
Mr. Conboy attacks the Pope's recent statement by setting up a straw man. He attacks totalitarian socialism or communism as if the Pope was advocatingIrish drugs mule to escape full trial and benefit from early release in Peru
Better brush up on their Spanish. It's going to a long haul for these two idiots.An open letter in strong defence of capitalism to Pope Francis
Curitiba - Where do you think States get their money? From the citizenry and capitalist enterprise.