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Today's Irish news roundup


Photo by: � Brigitte Stelzer / Splash News

Archbishop-Timothy-DolanCardinal Timothy Dolan blasts New York Times coverage of payments to priests

Timothy Cardinal Dolan has blasted The New York Times for claiming that he gave payments to pedophile priests when he was Bishop of Milwaukee...READ MORE




One Direction's Niall Horan injures thumb during backstage antics

Boys will be boys! It’s no secret that the One Direction lads love a bit of craic, but things went to another level the other night backstage at their Detroit show...READ MORE




Funeral mass hears how Nicola Furlong’s jigsaw of life will never be completed

Mourners cried openly as Nicola Furlong’s younger sister told them how ‘the jigsaw of her life would never be finished’ after her horrific murder in Tokyo...READ MORE




Connemara, County Galway - a more beautiful spot is hard to findA beautiful spot in Connemara that is hard to beat in Ireland

For those of you who don’t know me, to make a long story short I’m a TV presenter with RTÉ and the current host of the Rose of Tralee. More importantly, I’m a Kerryman...READ MORE




Susie Dent lexicographer of British TV show "Countdown" has looked into Irish influenceMind, Tory, Puck - the history of Irish words still used today in modern English

With the Oxford English Dictionary delving into the histories of some common words that can be traced back to Gaelic origins, readers may be surprised to learn that some everyday terms in the modern English language have been derived from the old Irish language...READ MORE


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