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An illustration of the Ireland Canada Monument planned for Vancouver

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canadian women’s group protests phallic shape of Irish immigrant monument in Vancouver

The Remember Our Sisters (ROS), a women’s activist group, are objecting to the proposed monument set for a Vancouver park recognizing the contributions of Irish immigrants in building Canada...READ MORE

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The Catholic population in Northern Ireland is now just three percentage points behind the number of Protestants in the province.Gap between Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland down to just three per cent

The Catholic population in Northern Ireland is now just three percentage points behind the number of Protestants in the province.

New census figures show that the gap between the proportion of Protestants and Catholics has narrowed...READ MORE

 

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The scene of the crime - Edwards Connors has been charged with the manslaughter of Eoghan Dudley who was killedDeaf man in court for pushing Dublin man under bus - Apologizes for accident

The son of an Irish diplomat was identified as the victim of the horrendous incident which was him decapitated by a Dublin bus last week. A deaf and mute man has been charged with manslaughter and appeared in court...READ MORE

 

 

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Deacons are ordained in Sligo in historic moveChurch responds to shortage of priests by ordination of married deacons in historic move

For the first time since in 1,500 years laymen in County Sligo have been ordained as deacons, with permission to preside of funerals, celebrate baptisms and officiate over weddings in the Catholic Church...READ MORE

 

 

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 Assassination attempt on Gerry Adams unearthed in report into murder of Pat Finucane

A loyalist plot to kill Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams will emerge as part of the report on the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane. The plan was to kill him by attaching a limpet mine to his car...READ MORE

 

 

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