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Leading Irish rock singer, Ray Kelly, dies after New York construction site injuryLeading Irish rock singer dies after New York construction site injury

Ray Kelly, singer, songwriter, guitar player and frontman of the popular New York Irish band Mickey Finns, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, January 9...READ MORE

 

 

 

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Ambassador Anne AndersonIreland appoints its first ever female ambassador to the United States

In a groundbreaking move Ireland has appointed its first ever female ambassador to the U.S.

Ambassador Anne Anderson is currently the permanent representative of Ireland to the United Nations. Current ambassador to the U.S. Michael Collins will become Ambassador to Germany. David Donoghue becomes UN Ambassador...READ MORE

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Horse and pig DNA found in Irish supermarkets’ beef burgersHorse and pig DNA found in Irish supermarkets’ beef burgers

The Irish Food Safety Authority (FSAI) of Ireland has announced that horse and pig meat was found in some beef burgers in major Irish supermarkets...READ MORE

 

 

 

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Ned Kelly is finally to be laid to restOutlaw Ned Kelly will finally be laid to rest on Friday, 132 years after he was executed

Ned Kelly is finally to be laid to rest in his adopted homeland of Australia – 132 years after he was hanged for murder.

The Irish outlaw’s descendants have received his remains after they were exhumed from a mass prison grave in Melbourne...READ MORE

 

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