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BBC – Jihadist fight 'may take years' - US
The fight against Islamic State may take years, a US military spokesman tells the BBC, as more th...
RTE – India Mars mission enters orbit at first attempt
India's Mars Orbiter Mission has successfully entered orbit around the Red Planet on in its first...
Breaking News – Women's Aid charity celebrate 40 years of service
Women's Aid - the national network for women affected by domestic violence in Ireland - is celebr...

BBC – Imperial calls tobacco tax ?unjust?
One of Britain's biggest cigarette companies labels Ed Miliband's plans for a new "tobacco tax" a...
RTE – Early repayment of IMF loans 'could save ?2.1bn'
A report by Ireland's Troika creditors says that the early repayment of most of this country's In...
Breaking News – Mothercare chief steps up closures
Mothercare?s new boss is to step up the retailer?s closure of loss-making stores as part of a 10...

RTE – Shamrock Rovers strike late to share derby spoils
Shane Robinson's scrappy late equaliser salvaged a 1-1 draw for Shamrock Rovers at Bohemians to j...
BBC – Liverpool 2-2 Middlesbrough
Liverpool beat Middlesbrough 14-13 in an extraordinary penalty shootout to progress to the fourth...
Breaking News – Liverpool edge thrilling shootout
Liverpool 2 Middlesbrough 2 (AET, Liverpool win 14 -13 on penalties)

RTE – Breaking Bad comes good again at Emmys
It was another big night for Breaking Bad at the Emmys, with the acclaimed series winning Best Dr...
BBC – DJ Travis guilty of indecent assault
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is convicted of one count of indecent assault in 1995 but clear...
Breaking News – DiCaprio joins Instagram to save the planet
Leonardo DiCaprio has joined Instagram.

7 yrs Sober
Congratulations to John H. of Ashburn VA for 7 years of Sobriety today, March 17, 2012 – St. Patricks Day. And to all of those who join him in his sober way of life. Many more to come!!
Did you know ? Leap Year trivia
Did you know.. that today is also known as “St. Bridget’s Complaint”. It is believed this tradition was started in 5th century Ireland when St. Bridget complained to St. Patrick about women having to wait for so long for a man to propose. According to legend, St. Patrick said the yearning females could propose on [...]
Bring The Celtic Tenors to your home for St Patrick?s Day
I just finished listening to The Celtic Tenors new album “Feels Like Home” and it’s really a great album. It’s an easy listen and perfect for just relaxing to. Sit back in your favorite easy chair with your favorite beverage and just take a load off. The melodies are straight forward and unassuming, the pace [...]
Calvin and Hobbes Tribute
Do you remember those Calvin and Hobbes cartoons? Here’s a great tribute to the snow man torture scenes Calvin used to make in the front yard.
Could Santa Claus be Irish?
I ran across an article at that I thought was pretty interesting and relevant to Christmas. I’ve included below for you. What do you think? Does Santa have a brogue? As the children are posting off their long list of Christmas wishes to Lapland for Santa Claus to read, here?s a Christmas Story to [...]

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