Today's Irish news roundup
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The Remember Our Sisters (ROS), a women’s activist group, are objecting to the proposed monument set for a Vancouver park recognizing the contributions of Irish immigrants in building Canada...READ MORE
The Catholic population in Northern Ireland is now just three percentage points behind the number of Protestants in the province.
New census figures show that the gap between the proportion of Protestants and Catholics has narrowed...READ MORE
The son of an Irish diplomat was identified as the victim of the horrendous incident which was him decapitated by a Dublin bus last week. A deaf and mute man has been charged with manslaughter and appeared in court...READ MORE
For the first time since in 1,500 years laymen in County Sligo have been ordained as deacons, with permission to preside of funerals, celebrate baptisms and officiate over weddings in the Catholic Church...READ MORE
A loyalist plot to kill Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams will emerge as part of the report on the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane. The plan was to kill him by attaching a limpet mine to his car...READ MORE
- Gay teacher fired from Catholic school after...
- Nelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning.
- Racist incidents in Ireland up by 85 percent...
- Irish students told “No Irish Need Apply”...
- Unionists regret US envoy Haass’ call for...
- Hollywood star Gabriel Byrne brands new Pope...
- Bill O’Reilly slams Nelson Mandela as an...
- Nelson Mandela once considered a terrorist...
- Top ten negative terms used to describe Irish...
- Irish radio presenter suspended after anti-Isra
AS veteran of conflict. I can say with no reservations. If you were not there,your opinion is just white noise in the background of history.The top ten places to celebrate Christmas in Ireland (PHOTOS)
I wouldn't mind spending Christmas in Ireland, more specifically if at all possible an Irish castle; you know, sitting in a stuffed easy chair, with aNelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning its arms during 2000 talks
Fergananim, what do you think of the timing of the UDA, UVF and UFF decommissioning of weapons? Were they not "overdue" by a decade, and soGay teacher fired from Catholic school after applying for same-sex marriage license
The LAST thing the Church needs is Gay men as Priests OR as teachers, having ANY contact with children. We made that mistake in the 60s on and are pa