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Niall O'Dowd: Democratic near panic in Washington as Mitt Romney bandwagon rolls

The contrast in confidence between Democratic and Republican supporters here in Washington is striking.

Our newspaper Irish Voice hosted our annual Legal 100 event here last night at the residence of the Irish Ambassador Michael Collins, and the talk among the well connected from both sides who showed up was all about the election...READ MORE


Larry Donnelly: I predict that President Barack Obama will win over Mitt Romney narrowly and here's how

I have a theory of how this year’s extremely close fight for the presidency between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney might unfold when the votes are tallied into the wee hours on election night...READ MORE


Death of Rory Staunton galvanises nationwide effort to stop sepsis

A nationwide effort to catch a fatal illness in children has begun In the wake of the tragic death of 12-year-old Rory Staunton at the hands of sepsis,The New York Times has reported. Staunton was the son of Irish-born parents, Ciaran and Orlaith Staunton, who live in Queens, New York...READ MORE


 Who would U2’s Bono vote for in this election? Surprisingly not necessarily Barack Obama

What would Bono do?

Earlier this year, as part of the celebrations for the Irish Voice newspaper’s 25th anniversary, U2 frontman Bono spoke to the Irish Voice paper’s editor on a multitude of topics, from his personal life and music to charity and politics...READ MORE


FBI investigates NYPD officer’s involvement in plot to cook and eat women

An investigation has been launched into NYPD officer Gilberto Valle after he was found to be suspected of plotting to kidnap, torture, cook and kill women...READ MORE