Today's Irish news roundup, October 17th, 2013
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Historic audio project preserves native Irish speakers from the 1920s online
A set of recordings of native Irish speakers compiled by a German professor and the Royal Irish Academy in the 1920s has been digitized and put online. The Royal Irish Academy Library collaborated with the Digital Humanities Observatory to bring the collection, which features now extinct dialects, to the public….READ MORE
The lack of a U.S. Ambassador to Ireland since December 2012 has been bitterly criticized by leaders in the Irish American community. “In my opinion it is an absolute disgrace and a real and total disrespect to the Irish American community,” said prominent New York lawyer Brian O’Dwyer, head of the Emerald Isle Immigration Center, and a long-time Democratic party activist…READ MORE
Wealthy Irish Americans are providing a welcome boost to Ireland's high-end property market by snapping up once unaffordable Irish castles and country mansions for a song…READ MORE
White Widow suspect Samantha Lewthwaite is taunting authorities by posting clues about her whereabouts on Twitter. The 29 year old Irish-born Muslim convert is suspected of having helped plan the attack in which 67 people died….READ MORE
Natasha McShane’s mother, Sheila, has testified during the first days of the trial for Heriberto Viramontes, charged with 25 felonies, including attempted murder. It is alleged that the accused beat McShane and her friend Stacy Jurich with a baseball bat, in Chicago, in April 2010….READ MORE
- The New York Times questions Ireland’s highly-p
- Gay wedding cakes latest target of anti-gay...
- Racist incidents in Ireland up by 85 percent...
- Spanish judge slams Ryanair’s sexist air...
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- No Irish prosecution for man named as world’s...
- Offensive NFL sign outside restaurant just...
- Ireland crowned “Top Tourist Destination”...
- An open letter in strong defence of capitalism.
- Dublin cops foil hit on drug kingpin John...
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Chuck I didn't realize that you had a great sense of humor, that was to funny. I actually had to watch it two or three times before I came to my decisThe New York Times questions Ireland’s highly-praised economic recovery
Maybe the Times should question Obama's recovery.Bah! Humbug! The ten worst things about Christmas (PHOTOS)
And to you Chuck a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New year. I have my New Year resolution already and that is to stop antagonizing you, enough is en