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Erin and Shannon Gallagher - as close as sisters could be

Mother of Donegal sisters who committed suicide speaks out about the pain and hurt

The distraught Donegal mother of Shannon Gallagher,, who took her own life just weeks after her sister Erin did also, has stated she is ”devastated" and “numb.”…READ MORE


Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams speaking to the press outside Irish parliamentGerry Adams calls on Irish government to release secret Finucane evidence

Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams has asked the Irish government to release secret documents that will help the case for a public inquiry into the Pat Finucane murder. The government has said it ‘strongly disagrees’ with the British government's decision not to hold a public inquiry…READ MORE




Irish priest plays the Grinch - accidentally implies that Santa doesn't exist while speaking to a group of school of childrenNaughty priest tells school kids that Santa may not exist

Teachers and parents at a Kerry school have moved quickly after a Santa Claus screw up by a visiting priest. Children at a primary school in Lixnaw were upset when retired priest Martin Hegarty mistakenly implied doubts over Santa…READ MORE



United States Ambassador to Ireland Dan RooneyAmbassador Rooney says his goodbyes after three years as Obama’s man in Ireland

Outgoing US Ambassador Dan Rooney has claimed relations between America and Ireland have never been better – and he has urged both countries to continue their united efforts to beat the recession…READ MORE




Anne Hathaway is ‘devastated’ over the publication of commando photos from 'Les Miserables' premiere


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