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Abraham Lincoln once kissed the Irish flag

When Abraham Lincoln kissed the Irish flag and praised the Irish

Abraham Lincoln once kissed the Irish flag according to an officer present when the president visited George McClellan’s army at Harrison’s Landing, Virginia during the Civil War…READ MORE

Paul O’Shaughnessy (pictured) died at the age of 44 on Friday, September 28Irish suicide victim’s family sues NYPD, Queens hospital and FDNY

The family of a Co. Meath immigrant, who took his own life in September, have filed a lawsuit against the New York Police Department, Elmhurst Hospital in Queens and the Fire Department of New York EMS over his treatment in the lead up to his death…READ MORE


New York heiress leaves $8 million to the family’s Irish caregiver

An Irish carer was left $8 million by a New York heiress after a bitter legal family dispute. Elsie McCarthy (68) from County Cork was left the large inheritance by Robin Archer Moles, the woman she cared for, who died in 2009…READ MORE


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Top ten signs you’re losing your Americanisms to Irishisms - an American living in Ireland
Larry Donnelly: I thought I’d compile my own top ten list of areas where my native American (or Boston) English is fighting Irish English for survival and let you know which is winning…READ MORE



BARBARA WALTERS SPECIAL - "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2012," will air as a 90 minute-long ABC News special highlighting some of the year’s most prominent names in ente
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