Irish woman emigrant kept secret diary for five decades in Arizona

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Irish woman emigrant kept secret diary for five decades in Arizona

A  diary covering 50 years of an Irish immigrant’s life in Arizona is part of a book being written by University of Arizona professor Judy Temple…READ MORE


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Superstorm Sandy took our Rockaway homes and dreams but not our Irish spirit

 

As I sit here writing this piece on a beautiful Sunday morning, sunlight is streaming through my windows and all is calm. Later today I will take part in the Rockaway Rising event with my Irish drums and a bagpiper in the commemoration of what took place a year ago…READ MORE



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Ireland may escape worst of Halloween Hurricane but Britain not so lucky

Ireland is set to escape the worst of the Halloween Hurricane thanks to changing wind directions – but flights and ferry sailings have still been cancelled for Monday as Britain bears the brunt of the massive storm….READ MORE

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Irish American qualifies as Ireland’s first male midwife under new scheme

An American construction foreman based in Ireland has beaten the recession – by qualifying as the country’s first male midwife under a new undergraduate programme….READ MORE
 


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West Cork retailer Sean Murray hooks new world record for opening bras

A Corkman is heading for the Guinness Book of Records – thanks to the world’s fastest hands when it comes to unhooking a bra!...READ MORE

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