Today's Irish news roundup, September 13 2013
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Today's top Irish news stories:
Bishops refuse to meet Irish priests silenced by Vatican
Ireland's bishops have refused to meet the with six outspoken Irish priests silenced by the Vatican, claiming that their predicament was not an issue for the Irish hierarchy. As the priests in question were members of religious orders and not diocesan priests, the bishops claim they lack the authority…READ MORE
New Irish Ambassador to the United States Anne Anderson is already making a splash as the first-ever woman ambassador from Ireland. Thursday night she was warmly greeted at the Irish America magazine Wall Street 50 by among others, Northern Ireland’s First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness, as 300 Irish from Wall Street cheered…READ MORE
The original ‘high nelly’ bicycle used by Michael Collins during the War of Independence has been discovered. The famous bike, which was captured in one of the most iconic images of Collins, will now go on display around Ireland as part of a touring exhibition…READ MORE
Low-cost carrier Ryanair cuts back on amenities but never on safety, so the company is taking legal action against anonymous internet commenters who post “unlawful and wrong statements” that damage the airline’s reputation. The company has asked a South African court to force the telecom group Telkoms to help identify a person whose posts have been highly – and it argues, unfairly -- critical of the airline….READ MORE
Irish government no comment as historian queries relationship with the IRA
The Irish government has declined a leading Belfast historian's suggestion to set up an independent inquiry to examine previous governments' alleged relationships with the IRA…READ MORE
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- Racist incidents in Ireland up by 85 percent...
- An open letter in strong defence of capitalism.
- Offensive NFL sign outside restaurant just...
- A Magdalene Laundry US adoptee who holds...
- No Irish prosecution for man named as world’s...
- Irish radio presenter suspended after anti-Isra
- Nelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning.
- Baby dies in horror birth at Belfast hospital...
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