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Fresh scandal erupts over Irish children sold to America for adoption

Irish nuns who sent and essentially sold orphans to America during the fifties and sixties benefited by up to $50 million in today’s money, a new investigative report and book has claimed...READ MORE

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Top ten old Irish phrases and their meanings - Éirinn Go Brách

Instead of "Kiss me I'm Irish" next time try "Pog mo thon"

What famous Irish sayings really mean...READ MORE

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Woman arrested over mystery death of 8-year-old boy who suffocated in his own bed

Anthony Ward (8) was found dead in his bed on Monday morning, before the first day back to school. Forensics have shown that the boy from Charleville, County Cork, died from asphyxiation...READ MORE

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An Obama loss would be a win for the Clintons -- Would make a 2016 run for Hillary much more likely, say insiders

Bill Clinton’s introduction of Barack Obama will remind Americans of how much better off they were 12 years ago, but will it be enough?

In between have come the two wars, the Bush economy and the stutter step recovery during the first Obama term...READ MORE

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Michael Strahan has replaced Regis Philbin on 'Live! with Kelly'

The former NFL player has taken over from Regis Philbin - who left the programme in November 2011 - as co-presenter on the long-running morning talk show alongside Kelly Ripa, who unveiled the ex-New York Giants star in the New York City studio...READ MORE

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