Category Archives: Ireland

“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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Economic uncertainty for journalists a story in the U.S. and in Ireland

The Independent reports that Ireland’s national broadcaster, RTE, is grappling with economic pressures common to almost all journalism agencies. The news comes as it has emerged that up to 300 jobs may be lost over the next two years at RTÉ … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Irish soccer player McBride dead

The Irish Times has the details, which are still scarce. The 27-year-old centre back, who resides in the shadow of Brandywell Stadium, is understood to have been found dead in his bedroom earlier Sunday evening. The cause of death is … Continue reading

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If someone called you stubborn but creative…

…how would you react? Let’s find out where this issue is being discussed.  

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What is the future of the seminary at Maynooth?

The Irish Times takes a look at the crisis in confidence at the seminary in Maynooth and wonders what its future might be. The decision by Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin to send seminarians from his archdiocese to Rome … Continue reading

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Dublin archbishop Martin unhappy with trainee priests in Maynooth

The Irish Independent has the details. Playing down any link between his decision and the current crisis engulfing Maynooth, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin added that he had made his decision before allegations about inappropriate behaviour at the Co Kildare seminary had … Continue reading

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FLASH: Sinn Fein: If UK leaves EU, then unification of Ireland needs to be considered

The Guardian has the details. “If Britain votes to leave the European Union then that could have huge implications for the entire island of Ireland and, given all the predictions, would run counter to the democratic wishes of the Irish … Continue reading

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