Category Archives: Ireland

My favorite Irish song

It isn’t the happiest of songs, but, oh, it is such a powerful one. Click here to listen to my favorite Irish song. Advertisements

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Journalists banned from radio network

The Irish Times dissects what happens when one newspaper columnist writes something that a radio news executive doesn’t like. In his memo to staff, Mr Serle wrote that the decision had been taken because of “vile comments” made by Irish Times columnist … Continue reading

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WATCH: Seal waves to coast guard crew

The Irish Times has the video and the story.

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A doctor plans his retirement; a village fears its future

The Irish Times reports that the retirement of a doctor leaves one village unsure what will happen to it. “Not only the elderly need a doctor, not only our pharmacy needs a doctor in order to stay open, not only … Continue reading

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Entire soccer team declares free agency

RTE has the story. “In those circumstances, and in view of the fact that the current transfer window closes on 31st July, we as players feel we must be afforded the opportunity to gain secure employment elsewhere, and it is … Continue reading

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He was a (Red) Devil. Now he’s a priest.

RTE has the story. He was made a deacon in the Dominican Order at an ordination at St Saviour’s church in north Dublin at the weekend. He was joined by friends and well-wishers at tonight’s Mass, just a few miles … Continue reading

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“Fearless” Irish soccer star McBride laid to rest

The Irish Independent captures the raw emotion still evident in Derry, where popular Irish soccer player Ryan McBride was laid to rest. Flowers in the hearse said “Captain” and depicted his number 5 jersey. Ryan’s team-mates formed a guard of … Continue reading

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