Today's Irish news roundup

President Obama greets workers on Staten Island as he visits areas damaged by Superstorm Sandy in New York.

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President Obama greets workers on Staten Island as he visits areas damaged by Superstorm Sandy in New York.

 

 

 

 

 

 

President Obama pledges to stick with NYC until Hurricane Sandy recovery is complete

President Barack Obama has vowed to stick with the residents in the neighborhoods in New York worst hit by Hurricane Sandy “until the rebuilding is complete."..READ MORE

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A woman holds a picture of Savita Halappanavar in protest outside University Hospital Galway. Demonstrations took place in cities across Ireland. 'Ireland murders pregnant Indian dentist' claims Indian newspaper - VIDEO

Outrage and anger over the death of a 31-year-old dentist from India in a Galway hospital after the doctors there refused to abort her non-viable fetus has spread world wide...READ MORE

 

 

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The Fraunces Tavern in New York City before SandyOldest New York bar the Fraunces Tavern shut down after massive Sandy damage

Meath native Eddie Travers has been forced to close the doors of the historic Fraunces Tavern on Pearl Street in New York City, the oldest bar and tavern in the city, in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. The tavern was built in 1763 and frequented by George Washington among others...READ MORE

 

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Maternity theatreIrish doctors broke women’s pelvis’ to prevent miscarriage - documentary reveals horrors of recent medical procedure

A symphysiotomy is a painful surgical procedure that was used in maternity hospitals across Ireland in the 20th century. Often performed in the place of a Caesarean section, symphysiotomies involved breaking the woman’s pelvis during childbirth...READ MORE

 

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Former congressman Bruce Morrison says E3 visa will pass

There is new hope for the plight of the undocumented Irish in the US, a former US Congressman has said...READ MORE

 

 

 

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