Today's Irish news roundup, September 3rd 2013

Nobel prize winning Irish poet Seamus Heaney laid to rest by grieving family, friends, and fans

Today's top Irish  news stories: 

Seamus Heaney texted wife “don’t be afraid” as he lay dying (VIDEO)

Mourners at Seamus Heaney’s funeral were told his final words to his beloved wife were ‘don’t be afraid’, delivered in his beloved Latin...READ MORE

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Fund for alleged drug mule Michaella McCollum Connolly raises just $1,000
A fund set up to pay the legal costs of alleged Peru drug mule Michaella McCollum Connolly has raised just a thousand dollars...READ MORE

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A new agreement, that will make inter-country adoptions between Ireland and the U.S. easier and quicker for couples, will be signed by the Irish Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald in the United New law that allows adoptions between U.S. and Ireland to be signed
Irish Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald is due in the U.S. on Tuesday to sign an agreement that will make inter-country adoptionsbetween Ireland and the U.S. easier and quicker for couples...READ MORE

 

 

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Dublin's new bridge named after 1913 trade unionist Rosie HackettDublin bridge named after Rosie Hackett by City Council

Dublin City Council has voted to name the newest bridge across the Liffey after trade union activist Rosie Hackett...READ MORE

 

 

 

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The son of Irish immigrants Martin J Walsh has been through tough times to become the front runner for the position of mayor of BostonBoston mayor frontrunner faced alcoholism, bullets, and cancer

Boston mayoral candidate Martin J. Walsh's life has been forged by challenges. Walsh is the tied front runner and a son of Irish immigrants...READ MORE

 

 

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