Irish News

BBC – UN plea over Turkey refugee crisis
The UN says Turkey urgently needs help to care for 130,000 Syrian refugees who have crossed the b...
RTE – Cuts to property tax in Dublin city & Cork county
Dublin City Council and Cork County Council have voted to reduce their Local Property Tax.
Breaking News – French citizen kidnapped in Algeria
A French citizen has been kidnapped by suspected Islamic militants while hiking in a mountainous ...

BBC – Phones 4U to shed almost 1,700 jobs
Almost 1,700 jobs are to go at the failed mobile phone retailer Phones 4U, after the firm's admin...
RTE – Tesco shares drop after accounting error
Tesco has lowered its forecast for the first half of the year by 250m, its third warning this ye...
Breaking News – Frankfurt down
FRANKFURT: The DAX 30 closed down 49.7 at 9749.5.

RTE – Kingdom welcomes All-Ireland heroes home
Thousands of fans have turned out in Kerry to welcome home the 2014 All-Ireland football champions.
BBC – Debuchy sidelined for three months
Arsenal right-back Mathieu Debuchy will be out for about three months after undergoing surgery on...
Breaking News – Leinster debut for Douglas due this weekend
Leinster will aim to hand a debut to new signing Kane Douglas this weekend.

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 – Lion King 'most successful show'
Musical The Lion King takes more money at the box office than any other stage show or cinema rele...
Breaking News – Cheryl to set up record label
Cheryl Fernandez Versini is setting up her own music label.

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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