Today's Irish news roundup, August 5th, 2013
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Today's top Irish news stories:
The son of Bishop Eamon Casey has told of his anger at the way the Catholic Church treated his father following revelations that he had had an affair and fathered a son with American divorcee Annie Murphy…READ MORE
According to the latest Census, there are 39.6 million American who claim Irish heritage including five million who say they are of Scots Irish heritage…READ MORE
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley confirmed he is is likely run for president in 2016 at his final National Governors Association meeting on Saturday. He has been chairman of that body like Governor Bill Clinton before him…READ MORE
The opening of one of Ireland’s most famous festivals had a sombre theme yesterday, when the focus shifted from music to the plight facing the country’s tens of thousands of emigrants...READ MORE
Kelly Schlittenhardt was crowned Miss Irish America at the pageant competition held on June 29 at the Irish American Society headquarters in Mineola, NY…READ MORE
- Gay teacher fired from Catholic school after...
- Racist incidents in Ireland up by 85 percent...
- Nelson Mandela once considered a terrorist...
- Nelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning.
- Irish radio presenter suspended after anti-Isra
- Unionists regret US envoy Haass’ call for...
- Sarah Palin is saving Christmas
- Top ten negative terms used to describe Irish...
- Hollywood star Gabriel Byrne brands new Pope...
- Photo shows Irish revolutionaries three years...
''The battle that's brewing is those who would want to take God out of our society'' Oh, did she mean the constitution? (Separation of Church and StatIrish American teen jailed for up to 60 years for murdering sister's boyfriend
@whitecastle0: I'm not sure how the author linked this man to Ireland. I speculate his ancestry was traced to Ireland. Or perhaps his last name prefixNelson Mandela once considered a terrorist by many Irish political leaders
branagh The I R A was labeled terrorist because it Chose to kill Non Combatants, including Women & Children. Soldiers are uniformed to distinguishRacist incidents in Ireland up by 85 percent says Immigrant Council
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