Today's Irish news roundup, Friday August 16th 2013
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I hope that in whatever prison hellhole he is in that someone will show Dzhokhar Tsarnaev the photograph of little Irish dancer Jane Richards and her new prosthetic limb to replace the leg he and his sick brother Tamerlan blew off with their Boston marathon bomb...READ MORE
Bishop Thomas Tobin, the outspoken head of the diocese of Providence, Rhode Island, has announced he has left the Democratic Party for the GOP after hearing the pro-choice, pro-same sex marriage stance of the party at the 2012 Democratic National Convention...READ MORE
Two Irish brothers, serving 11-years for drug smuggling, phoned their priest to tell him they had walked out of the notorious San Juan prison, in Venezuela...READ MORE
The Unionist marching season includes about 2,300 marches across Northern Ireland. The Republican marching season includes about 70 marches usually clustered around Easter Rising commemoration ceremonies and held in their own communities...READ MORE
Jason Dunn, the 27-year old Californian man who allegedly stabbed his father with a pair of scissors before cutting off his own hands with a radial-arm saw appeared in court this Wednesday...READ MORE
- Notre Dame sues federal government again...
- Caroline Kennedy “selfie” in Japan reveals...
- Unionists regret US envoy Haass’ call for...
- Smithwick inquiry finds Irish police may...
- Ireland wins top spot on Forbes’ Best Countries
- Irish radio presenter suspended after anti-Isra
- Married priests could well be Pope Francis'...
- Why Ireland needs to give its emigrants a...
- “Duck Dynasty” names now more popular in...
- Christmas jokes guaranteed to make the cat...
Religious fundamentalists who don't even listen to their leader, the Pope. Glad to see my old alma mater giving this shower of upstarts a proper slapSamantha Power recalls her Irish brogue when appointed as U.S. Ambassador to UN
"I sat in front of the mirrors for hours, straining to drop my brogue so that I, too, could quickly speak and be American." I don't know whaIrish university suspends Legion of Mary for anti-gay literature
What happened to the "rights" of the Legion of Mary? Don't they have a right to express their opinion?4,000 Irish social welfare letters encourage young people to emigrate
This is nothing new.Dont know why FF is so upset,they did the same thing. Leave and dont come back has been the policy for 75 years.