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Newlyweds Kelly and Patrick Howard with former US President Bill Clinton at the Castlemartyr Resort in east Cork Photo by: Irish Independent

Today's Irish news roundup

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Newlyweds Kelly and Patrick Howard with former US President Bill Clinton at the Castlemartyr Resort in east Cork Photo by: Irish Independent

The most famous wedding crasher in history - Bill Clinton crashes County Cork wedding

Perhaps the most famous wedding crasher in history, former President Bill Clinton showed up an Irish wedding last weekend to help one Irish-American couple celebrate their big day...READ MORE

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Largest ever stash of ancient Celtic coins discovered in Channel Islands

A group of amateur treasure hunters have unearthed millions of dollars worth of ancient Celtic coins on the Channel Island of Jersey...READ MORE

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New information on Vice President Joe Biden’s Irish roots uncovered

The staff of Vice President Joe Biden have unearthed new information about his Irish roots with an eye to a trip there soon after the election...READ MORE

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Rare photo shows Queen Elizabeth receiving a bottle of illegal poitin in Ireland

Just last year Queen Elizabeth raised some eyebrows while visiting Dublin by turning down a pint of Guinness at the St James’ Gate but it seems she’ll accept poitín. A rare photo shows Princess Elizabeth in 1946 examining a poitín still created by trainee policemen...READ MORE

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West's Awake: The Irish genetics of weight - catching up with the obese in the United States

"I often saw more flesh on a cudgel after a tinkers' fight than you'll see being carried on the whole of the McGullion family winter or summer," was a remark from a sharp-tongued neighbor I remember hearing in our kitchen as a boy...READ MORE

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