Today's Irish news roundup, August 29th, 2013
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Today's top Irish news stories:
U.S. firm seeks $167 million from Irish taxi man over botched oil deal
A Dublin taxi driver is being sued for $162m (€115m) by a U.S. based company over alleged unpaid fees relating to an oil distribution deal. Ed O’Neill and his wife Sandra are being sued over an alleged failure to honor an agreement to share a $300m (€213m) consulting fee dating back to 2008, the Irish Independent reports…READ MORE
Niall O’Dowd: The genius of The Gathering, it may turn out, is not that Americans and others came, but that self-pride in the home place mushroomed in Ireland….READ MORE
Obama has tiptoed around the image of him as the first African American president, clearly believing that raising the racial issue makes for more animosity for him from opponents…READ MORE
A new survey shows that Irish people really let themselves go when they’re on vacation. ..READ MORE
Newly released photographs show the moment SWAT officers seized Boston Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev…READ MORE
- Gay teacher fired from Catholic school after...
- Racist incidents in Ireland up by 85 percent...
- Nelson Mandela once considered a terrorist...
- Sarah Palin is saving Christmas
- An open letter in strong defence of capitalism.
- Nelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning.
- Irish radio presenter suspended after anti-Isra
- Hollywood star Gabriel Byrne brands new Pope...
- Photo shows Irish revolutionaries three years...
- Bono, Gerry Adams, President Higgins all...
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James Farrell is certainly attempting to anger a bunch of people whom he has never met and has such a narrow world view of that he cannot see them asAn open letter in strong defence of capitalism to Pope Francis
Here is what Francis actually said on the subject at hand: "This imbalance [between rich and poor] is the result of idealogies which defend the a