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October 23, 2016

On the Van Morrison trail through Belfast icon's past: Belfast Telegraph

Video of teens singing Adele's "Hello" in Irish goes viral: Irish Voice/

Norton – 'I've fallen back in love with Ireland': Irish Independent

Jamie & the unknown Irish soldier: Irish Independent

Seamus Heaney – A fitting home for a much-loved poet: BBC

At home in Heaney country: The Observer

Conor McGregor – UFC star given community service after Nate Diaz row: BBC

Hibernians want apology from Jeopardy's Alex Trebek: Irish Echo

Conn. Couple Finds Necklace in Ireland 26 Years Later:

Irish postman delivers letter with hand-drawn map and no address: The Independent

Staying in – Grape adventure in Slovenia: The Irish Times

Last of the navvies – Irishman who dug all-night Tube line: The Irish Times

Belfast toy inventor for Hasbro a keynote speaker at Inventor's Workshop: Irish News

How Apple Helped Create Ireland's Economies, Real and Fantastical: New Yorker

The no-win game of Apple's taxes: Washington Post

October 22, 2016

'Larry was sitting there like an angler who had just cast his bait' – U2 classmate remembers the band before they were famous: Irish Independent

Cillian Murphy zombie film greatest horror of 21st century: Irish Examiner

Bob Geldof sued for millions by former bandmate who claims he co-wrote hit song: Irish Independent

Boomtown Rats frontman, humanitarian and activist Bob Geldof turns 65: Irish News

Sir Van's Hollow a worthy addition to NI's tourist trail: Belfast Telegraph

Emma Donoghue's Art of Starvation: New Yorker

Posthumous pardons law may see Oscar Wilde exonerated: The Guardian

Lara Marlowe – Paris goes Wilde over Oscar exhibition: The Irish Times

Irish Studio That Hosted 'Braveheart,' 'Penny Dreadful' for Sale: Hollywood Reporter

Irish film Staid made for just 300 lands Best Foreign Film award at LA Festival: Irish Examiner

Irish speaking, all-singing US Army general Martin Dempsey made honorary knight in Britain: Irish Post

First Person – Seeking truth in Ireland: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This Belfast designer's Euro 2016 tribute to Northern Ireland is to fly along the River Seine: Belfast Live, June 1, 2016

U.S. not worth trip anymore – Irvine: Irish Echo

'He was terribly embarrassed' – motorist forced to spend night in car after getting stuck on narrow Kerry path 200ft above sea: Irish Independent

October 17, 2016

Roma Downey's Ben Hur anguish as scenes of Christ cut: Belfast Telegraph

Mark Strong as Conor Cruise O'Brien: another screen-Irish accent: The Irish Times

The Siege of Jadotville – A survivor speaks: The Irish Times

'If nobody buys my novel, I have other jobs' – Graham Norton: Irish Independent

Holding by Graham Norton review – a solid debut: The Observer

Seamus Heaney HomePlace officially opened by Heaney family: Irish Examiner

'The best friend I have in Ireland, I think' – An Irishman's Diary on James Joyce and Tom Kettle: The Irish Times

China's Las Vegas and its 'maverick' Irish: The Irish Times

These inflatable Irish bars are blowing up: New York Daily News

When in Ireland, savoring the Irish breakfast: Philadelphia Inquirer

WWE fans mock Irish beauty Becky Lynch's accent after huge win at Backlash: Daily Star

William McCormack – Toronto police chief's term marked by political storms: Toronto Globe and Mail

An ode to Belfast Harbour: The Irish Times

Golden opportunity to represent the diaspora could be lost: The Irish Times

Returning emigrants struggling with costs of re-sitting driving test: Irish Independent

October 11, 2016

Michael Fassbender presented with Killarney's highest honour:

Danny Boy – mystery remains over a haunting tune: The Australian

Meet the Irish songwriter who has penned hits for Britney, TLC and One Direction's Niall Horan: Irish Independent

How defeat has changed UFC's Conor McGregor ... or has it: CNBC, Aug 18, 2016

Tim Kaine's Irish Roots: Irish America

Why Irish-Americans hope Donald trumps Hillary in race for the White House: Belfast Telegraph

Diarmaid Ferriter – Irish-Americans will not all vote as immigrants: The Irish Times

What Will Become of George Bernard Shaw's Birthplace?: Dublin Inquirer

'A horrible thing to do to whiskey': why you'll never see Baileys in my shopping basket: Daily Telegraph

Councillors to vote on diaspora project for Merrion Square: The Irish Times

Bringing the Irish together in London through culture: The Irish Times

This map shows where all the Irish emigrants went:

Northern Ireland mum Julieanne Lynch hopeful novel approach to adult fiction will break her into big time: Belfast Telegraph

Apple move 'will chill foreign investment': Irish Independent

Ireland now caught in multinational tax row: The Irish Times

Former U. of C. history department chair, William H. McNeill, dies at age 98: Chicago Tribune

October 6, 2016

U2's Bono – Trump is "potentially the worst idea that ever happened to America":

Van Morrison returns with a new album and U.S. shows with Tom Jones: Los Angeles Times

Jim Carrey slams wrongful death lawsuit: Sunday World

New HomePlace arts centre to celebrate life and work of Seamus Heaney: The Guardian

£4.29... the value NI literary giant Brian Friel put on own writings, according to will: Belfast Telegraph

US TV political analyst Chris Matthews receives Tip O'Neill Irish Diaspora Award: Donegal Now

How Dubliners deal with death: The Irish Times

The Rivals is as uproariously funny today as it was in 1775: Daily Telegraph

The great Irish whiskey bubble?: Sunday Independent

Ireland – The Autobiography, edited by John Bowman, review: telling glimpses: The Irish Times

Irish Roots – how our surnames were Englished: The Irish Times

Foxford is no run of the mill: Irish Echo

17th-century plantation castle found hiding in plain sight: The Irish Times

Vast landscapes and hearty eating in County Donegal, Ireland: The Tennessean, July 27, 2016

Government accused of setting fire to Ireland's natural heritage: Irish Mirror

The Irishman who built the internet – interview with Dennis Jennings: Silicon Republic

A new type of potato has been developed in Northern Ireland... and it's PURPLE: Belfast Live

September 30, 2016

U2 hit 40 – The 'drummer seeks musicians' note that started it all: The Irish Times

U2 at 40 – How four North Dublin lads went on to become the biggest rock and roll band in the world: Irish Mirror

Bono calls Canada a global leader at Montreal AIDS conference:

Bruce Springsteen feared Slane crowd injuries at his 1985 concert: Irish Examiner

Hollywood actor Matthew McConaughey is so proud of his Irish roots he wants his kids to be fluent in Irish: Irish Post

Game of Thrones – international success story crafted in Belfast shipyards: The Guardian

'The Siege of Jadotville' on Netflix Rediscovers a Faded Footnote: New York Times

Cork native and ex-New York detective who helped children in Troubles subject of new film: Cork Evening Echo

Growing up on Shankill Road in Belfast inspires new film deal: Irish News

Terry Wogan to receive posthumous Irish diaspora award:

Wogan's Westminster Abbey memorial highlights the English approach to death: Irish Independent

Irish pubs 'unofficial embassies of Ireland', says Senator: The Irish Times

From the US Presidential campaign to Buncrana: Derry Journal

Brexit Briefing – Ireland's opportunity: Financial Times

Irish-born NYPD detective cut with meat cleaver: Irish Examiner

Father Hesburgh of Notre Dame, a light in the dark for so many: Irish Voice/

September 11, 2016

Hollywood star Roma Downey on her love for Derry and her latest project, Ben-Hur: Derry Journal

Hollywood Walk of Fame star for Roma: The News Letter

$7 million armored car robbery by Northern Irishman to get Hollywood treatment: Irish Voice/

Gavin James profile – Ireland's next big thing: The Independent

Canadian ambassador Kevin Vickers launches Arctic novel: The Irish Times

Irishman who lost family in 9/11 fears terrorists will be freed: Irish Examiner

The Belfast child is about to turn 50: Irish Independent

Cops, brass pack wake for former NYPD First Deputy Commissioner John Timoney: New York Daily News

And what's the view from Dublin? Why Ireland is going to need the luck of the Irish: Belfast Telegraph

3,000 marriages on and the man is still smiling – Go figure!: Sunday Independent

Redheads show true colours for Irish Redhead Convention in Crosshaven: Irish Examiner

Heirs and graces – peek inside the magnificent Killruddery House: Irish Independent

11 reasons why Roscommon is the best county in Ireland: Irish Mirror

Speaking Irish in New Zealand, to my Maori-Irish son: The Irish Times

Flynn – Proud story of Boston renews Irish spirit, pride: Boston Herald

August 29, 2016

Ireland's love affair with Bruce:

Liam Neeson gave an Irish bar in NYC the best present: Irish Independent

Brendan O'Carroll heads to Hollywood for new movie with US comedian: Irish Independent

Brendan O'Carroll – How Dubliner found UK public's funnybone: The Irish Times

Book review – The Fall of the House of Wilde: Irish Examiner

The real truth behind Molly Malone song is more cock and bull than cockles and muscles: Irish Independent

Truth before beauty – how John B Yeats and James Joyce made case for Ulysses: The Irish Times

A Good Cop?: Beachwood Reporter

Irish cop John Timoney taught America how to reform policing: Irish Voice/

Snapshot – Memorial in bog marks spot of aviation history: Reading Eagle

Pop up your own Irish pub: Irish Echo

Oakland – Irish priest builds 'amazing' community: San Jose Mercury News

O'Donovan brothers rowed to glory fuelled by brown bread – so what makes a champion loaf?: Irish Independent
Ralph Riegel

The Last, Sweet Days of the Irish Alps in Upstate New York: New York Times

Project sees US students spend their summer months in Ireland: Connacht Tribune

Have you heard of the Irish woman who lived once, but was buried twice?: Sunday Independent

Sisters have emotional first meeting after 64 years apart: BBC

August 23, 2016

Can U2's rebirth continue to excite?: Sunday Independent

Derry actress Roma Downey gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame: Irish News

New Ben-Hur will be dedicated to late star Stephen: Belfast Telegraph

Jamie Dornan was 'contractually obliged' to work after terrorist attack: Belfast Telegraph

'Sexed-up' drama was 1916 low point: Broin: Irish Independent

How a tantrum at a Feis Ceoil led James Joyce to literary greatness:

John F. Timoney, Police Official Who Pushed Innovative Tactics to Curb Crime, Dies at 68: New York Times

John Timoney Had the Gall to Change Minds, One Police Department at a Time: New York Times

Irish assets dwindle as Chuck Feeney's fund nears end: Irish Examiner

Genealogist finds Tim Kaine also has Irish roots in Cork: The Irish Times

Billy Walsh has U.S. boxing team fighting its way back to prominence: Los Angeles Times

Identical twins find different places at first Olympic golf tournament: Los Angeles Times

Hurling's on at Philly pub – There will be blood: Philadelphia Inquirer

Walking through Ireland's beautiful landscape through the Pilgrim's Path: Irish Voice/

Vatican calls its cleanup guy – Bishop Kevin Farrell showed he's a fixer in Dallas: Dallas Morning News

August 9, 2016

Haverford product Ryan hopes to channel luck of Irish in Rio: Main Line Times

Mentored by McGuigan – Boxing history: Irish Examiner (Editorial)

Voice of golf in US David Feherty to be honoured by ex-President George Bush for aiding wounded veterans: Belfast Telegraph

Hozier was the perfect gentleman at festival:

Frances Black on singing, politics and making Ireland better: Irish News

'66 Days' – Richard O'Rawe's Review Of The New Bobby Sands Movie: The Broken Elbow

Great poet befriends plucky maid: Irish Echo, July 14, 2015

America's secretary of state John Kerry 'truly honoured' by Tipperary peace prize: Irish Examiner

Hawaiian politician draws on 'ideals' of 1916 Rising leader James Connolly: Irish News

Message in a bottle travels from Westampton to Ireland: Burlington County Times

Accepting Hiberno-English as the far superior cúpla focal: Irish Independent

How to Find Heaven in Ireland: Huffington Post

Small town in Ireland features large industrial development: Beloit Daily News

No Brexit win for the fighting Irish if same old frictions bar the way: Silicon Republic

Irish teacher jailed in ISIS plot to join terror group with her children: Irish Voice/

Irish-designed 'new Lego' wins US toy award: The Irish Times, October 20, 2015

August 8, 2016

Bono confirms U2 will embark on another world tour next year: Irish Independent

'I'm not being bigheaded... I'm not a dummy' – Saoirse Ronan on being Time magazine's 'generation leader': Irish Independent

Roma Downey to join Hollywood legends on Walk of Fame: Belfast Telegraph

Bob Geldof is the head of a new breed of so-called liberals – the Sneerers: Daily Telegraph

Joe Biden loves the word 'malarkey.' But nobody knows here it came from.: Greensboro News & Record

Why a Trump presidency could be scary for...Ireland: CNBC

Superb drone footage highlights amazing places to visit in Northern Ireland: Irish Voice/

Brave or bonkers? Old images of Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge that'll make you shudder...: Belfast Live

Pokemon Go takes Belfast gamers on a cultural tour to catch 'em all: The Sunday Life

A La Cañada Elementary student is wowing international championships in competitive Irish dancing: Los Angeles Times

Bobby Sands: 66 Days review – insight into a desperate man: The Observer

Bobby Sands – 66 Days review: A gripping tale of terrible times: The Irish Times

A leading US Catholic university, home of the Fighting Irish, has branched out to Galway: Irish World

Kevin McKeown Negotiates Treaty with Galway Ireland: Santa Monica Observer

Oakland – Irish priest builds 'amazing' community: East Bay Times

August 2, 2016

Roma's coat grazed by a bullet as a child: Derry Journal

Bob Geldof blasts Brentwood Festival fans for wearing Primark clothes: Daily Telegraph

Clinton chooses Irish-American with Longford links as her vice-president: Sunday Independent

Vice President Biden in Ireland – A priceless relationship: Irish Examiner – Editorial

Books: Eileen Gray – shades of virtuosity: Irish Independent

Seamus Heaney – Bronze bust unveiled in Dublin: Irish News

Mike Butler, who dyed Chicago River green each St. Patrick's Day, dies at 81: Chicago Tribune

Smiths Falls explores Irish twinning project; Mayor to travel to Ireland to further connections:

50 years on – The family of 14 who swapped Derry for new life in Australia: Derry Journal

Road to ruin – a gin tour of Northern Ireland: The Guardian

Tourist hotspots – Party central Lahinch eager to show the world it has much more to offer: Irish Examiner

Paralysed Irishman's inspiring invention will help others living with spinal cord injuries: Irish Post

Primark's Irish invasion brings a 2nd store to the Philly burbs: Philadelphia Inquirer

Could a bridge or tunnel one day link Scotland with Ireland?: The Scotsman

Imagining Ireland – my time abroad: Santa Fe New Mexican

July 18, 2016

Bono was caught up in the Bastille Day massacre: Sunday Telegraph

My family fled Ireland as refugees, says George Clooney as he presents $1m prize to humanitarian worker: Daily Telegraph

'Germans can't get enough of Ireland and they can't get enough of Cecelia Ahern': The Irish Times

The Real People of Joyce's Ulysses – A Biographical Guide by Vivien Igoe review: The Irish Times

'Himself and Nora' – A Portrait of the Artist and His Muse:

Honoring 'Angela's Ashes' at 20: Irish Echo

Rory McIlroy on his future wife, Zika and snubbing the Olympics – 'I haven't been dreaming about the Olympics my whole life. The risk of going to Rio wasn't worth the reward': Daily Telegraph

Joe Biden honoured with the Freedom of Co Louth during visit: Drogheda Independent

WWE superstar Sheamus on coming home to Ireland, meeting Vince McMahon, and McGregor:

Ireland's strange devotion to a little statue called the Child of Prague: Irish Post

'There's no such thing as the Irish internet' – Stripe on its ambition to beat Paypal: Daily Telegraph

Cautious Ireland risks being outflanked in the war for post-Brexit jobs: Irish Independent

What Ireland stands to gain – and lose – from Brexit: Financial Post

Galway-born emigrants' voice thrilled with Seanad nomination: Connacht Tribune

Mary Holt Moore, Irish-American community leader, dead at 88: New York Daily News

July 3, 2016

Muhammad Ali letter proves knock-out as Armagh clinch Gaelic football's big prize: BBC

Biden wowed on Irish heritage trail: Sunday Independent

Joe Biden – Ireland a cornerstone of US international policy: Irish Examiner

Bono plays pivotal role in Dublin's Hollywood studio drama: The Irish Times

Liam Neeson named top-grossing Irish actor at US box office: Irish Examiner

'You have made us feel like part of the family' – Mark Hamill: Derry Journal

Tragedy and a one-way ticket set Roma on the path to become TV's leading angel: Sunday Independent

24-year-old Irishman set to land multi-million book and film deal with Disney:

Maggie O'Farrell – Teachers would say 'Are your family in the IRA?': The Irish Times

Seamus Heaney's family gives seal of approval to centre set up in his memory: Belfast Telegraph

This incredible Irishman is unknown in Ireland – but he's one of our greatest writers:

'My father's Jewish cousin Reuben Dodd appeared in Ulysses' – Norah Casey on her connection to Joyce: Irish Independent

Conlon Carries Irish Heritage With Pride: Baseball America

Meet the Irish nun who has helped almost half a million street kids in India get an education: Irish Mirror

First Person – Seeking truth in Ireland: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

How Ireland pulled off an economic miracle that rivals China, India: Financial Post

This document explains why Apple's Irish data centre is so important to the company:

Ireland's Travel Secrets – The Irish Sky Garden: Irish Voice/

June 22, 2016

Liam Neeson on the greatest of them all, Muhammad Ali: Irish Voice/

A proud son of New Jersey's shout-out to his Irish cousins: Irish Independent

Henry McCullough, Wings guitarist, dies aged 72: Daily Telegraph

'Scary' Saoirse Ronan 'takes no prisoners' on the stage, says Ciarán Hinds: The Irish Times

Irish author Lisa McInerney wins 2016 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction: Daily Telegraph

Can Ireland Become The Center of the Whiskey World?: Daily Beast

Green, green wine – Irish blood runs through vineyards in heart of Bordeaux: Irish Independent

Brian Gallant's new Celtic affairs cabinet post blasted as 'bizarre': CBC

How we started speaking as Gaeilge in rural Alabama: The Irish Times

RTÉ longwave radio a proven 'lifeline' for elderly Irish in Britain: The Irish Times

'More than a third of students leave Northern Ireland at 18; we cannot afford to lose such talent – but they'll only return if there are opportunities': Belfast Telegraph

Irish Diaspora – Out of sight, out of mind?: The Irish Times (Editorial)

New Irish emigrant senator under fire for Fine Gael, Kenny links: Irish Voice/

Ireland Inc may be a big loser in race for the White House: Sunday Independent

RTÉ rejects Muslim scholar's appeal for daily Ramadan prayer: The Irish Times

June 5, 2016

Muhammad Ali – Freeman of Ennis: Clare People

Just how Irish was Muhammad Ali?: The Irish Times

Warm welcome for Star Wars heroes at Dingle wrap party: Irish Examiner

Kerry set to be a scene stealer in latest 'Star Wars' film: Irish Examiner

Tim Brannigan signs movie deal with Oscar-winning producer: Irish News

Back to the future as 70 DeLoreans land in Belfast for car's 35th anniversary: Belfast Telegraph

It's Glory Days as The Boss declares his love for his delighted Irish fans: Irish Independent

Dexys: Let the Record Show: Dexys Do Irish and Country Soul review – a playful triumph: The Guardian

Sinead O'Connor FOUND: Troubled singer 'discovered in Chicago hotel and hospitalized' after being reported missing on same day she wrote distressing message about losing custody of her son: Daily Mail

'How Sinead O'Connor was vilified online shows that we have learned nothing on mental health': Irish Independent

Row over Yeats Nobel medal move to Dublin: Sligo Weekender

Darren Randolph happy to have opted for Ireland over the USA: The Guardian

Gerard McNamee on acting, singing, flirting with Madonna, hanging with the Clintons, and his Irish parents: Irish Independent

Official Ireland has it all wrong – we could win big if the UK opts for Brexit: Irish Independent (by David McWilliams)

My pilgrimage to Penneys – Why a five hour journey across the US was worth it for this Irish institution: Irish Independent

May 30, 2016

Star Wars' Mark Hamill continues to win us over as he gushes about his love for Tayto: Irish Mirror

The Feminist Trailblazing of Sinéad O'Connor: The New Yorker

The strange, secret life of Enya: Australian Women's Weekly

Ireland's love affair with Bruce:

Heroic Irish rock band rescue over a dozen people from US house fire – including eight-month-old tot: Irish Mirror

Real Housewives of Orange County film scenes across Dublin and Wicklow and attempt to track Irish ancestry: Irish Independent

On Reading 'Portrait of the Artist' as a Young Man: New York Times

Irish cousin of Joe Biden says family are 'proud and excited' to welcome US Vice President 'home': Irish Mirror

My father the hero – how Irish sailors saved hundreds in the second World War: The Irish Times

Radio star Adrian Flannelly receives honorary doctorate from Quinnipiac: Irish Voice/

'This is Kevin Vickers. Now he's tackling our protestors in Ireland': Macleans

Spanning the aesthetic divide – An Irishman's Diary about Dublin's bridges: The Irish Times

Getting a summit view of the islands of Ireland's Clew Bay: Modesto Bee

Make yourself employable with a postgrad as Gaeilge: The Irish Times

With an e or an o, this Irish name is a unisex hit:

May 22, 2016

Biden's lineage traced back to Scranton's sister city in Ireland: Scranton Times-Tribune

Sinead O'Connor threatens to kill herself and accuses her family of 'torturing her and letting her die' one day after being reported missing and feared suicidal: Daily Mail

Imelda May hits back at claims Bono helped her through her marriage split: Irish Examiner

Elvis Presley's Irish roots proven by legal document: The Irish Times

"The Quiet Man" jaunting car finds a home in John Wayne museum in US: Irish Voice/

Books – Voices heard as a nation was formed: Sunday Independent, November 15, 2015 (review by Maurice Hayes)

Search for Irish roots adds depth to author's Catholic identity:

Caught up in the brutally theatrical world of Irish terrorism: Toronto Star

Rory McIlroy hits out at critics' negative spin: Daily Telegraph

Amazing views as The Gobbins path close to reopening: Belfast Telegraph

Waterford man makes sculptures to honour victims of Boston bombings: The Irish Times

The Irish roots of radical Catholic priests – The Berrigans: Irish Voice/

How the Irish shamrock gained its 'sham': The Irish Times

NI painter Basil Blackshaw 'pushed the boundaries': The News Letter

Council backs plan for 'urban gaeltacht' in Galway: Irish Independent

May 14, 2016

U2's The Edge – 'Being Protestant in an ostensibly Catholic country... it felt strange': Belfast Telegraph

Star Wars' Mark Hamill and Adam Driver jet in to Ireland as filming for sci-fi saga begins: Irish Mirror

Irish filmmaker Paddy Breathnach brings an emotional tale of Cuban drag queens to America: Los Angeles Times

Calls to preserve 'Ryan's Daughter' schoolhouse in Dunquin: Irish Examiner

'The fact that I'm Irish' – Eugene O'Neill, US playwright and Irish revolutionary: The Irish Times

Larne novellist explores USA Troubles exchange: Larne Times

Amal Clooney's Northern Ireland shoe designer hoping Richard Branson can help her step up to next level: Belfast Telegraph

Brass City native writes book on city's Irish Catholics:

Lance Armstrong depicted in new movie, 'The Program,' teams up with Instagram star Dan Bilzerian: New York Daily News

Hillsborough – Queen's University Belfast professor Phil Scraton awarded Freedom of Liverpool for role in getting to the truth: Belfast Telegraph

Getting a summit view of the islands of Ireland's Clew Bay: Reading Eagle

Gregans Castle – Is this Ireland's most charming hotel?: Daily Telegraph

Bridging the distance between the Southland and Ireland: Chicago Tribune

Ireland may be Europe's comeback kid, but not thanks to Brussels: Financial Times

Irish retail giant can't find space big enough for Manhattan store: New York Post

May 9, 2016

Meet the young singers who helped The Edge rock the stage at the Vatican's Sistine Chapel: Irish Independent

Hopefuls hotfoot it to crash course in 'Riverdance': Irish Independent

Big buzz as Star Wars recreates beehive huts at Ceann Sibéal in Kerry: Irish Examiner

Liam Neeson – on iconic roles, Irish pride, and the influence of Ian Paisley...: The Irish Times

Kenneth Branagh – I don't think you can take Belfast out of the boy: Daily Express

'It was a study of violence' – Neil Jordan on Collins movie: Irish Independent

'Rebellion' – Squashing Ireland's Easter uprising one more time: Los Angeles Times

'The Little Red Chairs,' by Edna O'Brien: New York Times

Fear and loathing on the 'Mena streets of Co Antrim: Irish News

Why 'Ireland's most influential blogger' is putting curvy girls on the map: Irish Independent

Happy Feet and an Alter Ego:

In 'Older Than Ireland,' Centenarians Recall Early and Latter Days: New York Times

Bill Clinton can't get enough of the New York Irish: Irish Voice/

Pope Francis approves beatification of Irish Jesuit priest: The Irish Times

Hopes final sea trials will see LÉ James Joyce delivered to navy: Irish Examiner, July 1, 2015

May 5, 2016

U2's The Edge Becomes First Rock Star to Play the Sistine Chapel: NBC News

Bono never takes my 'pillow talk' advice, says wife 'Dr' Ali:

A castle full of cats, fear of love, stalkers, songs sung in Tolkien... strange life of reclusive £91m #Enya: The Sun

Enda Walsh says working with Bowie on Broadway hit Lazarus was a 'ridiculous honour': Irish Examiner

Cillian Murphy: 'Is this it, for the rest of my days?': The Guardian

Irish filmmaker John Carney gives the modern movie musical a bit of a lift and his lilt in 'Sing Street': Los Angeles Times

'How Hamlet gave me permission to explore deeper narratives of the Troubles': The News Letter

Victoria White – Men 'shanghaied' as women at heart of 1916 play 'Plough and the Stars': Irish Examiner

Artists gather to honour Edna O'Brien: Irish Independent

House Hunting in ... Ireland: New York Times

A new Belfast company is selling tiny bottles of Irish rainwater for £10: Irish Post

Montreal's Irish story gets a new chapter: The Irish Times

Panama Papers – The Kerryman with the drive to expose scandal worldwide: Irish Examiner

It's all about the scenery, food and photography on this Ireland tour: Los Angeles Times

'I've worked with women all over world but Irish have classic beauty': Sunday Independent

Connemara – in North Carolina: Connacht Tribune

Annie Moore a symbolic figure for Irish Americans, says relative: The Irish Times

April 21, 2016

U2 guitarist The Edge – wearing his trademark beanie hat – carries his father's coffin at Dublin funeral as his bandmates Bono, Larry Mullen Jr and Adam Clayton turn out to support him: Daily Mail

Bono – Time to Think Bigger About the Refugee Crisis: New York Times

Cowboy Song – The Authorised Biography of Philip Lynott: Irish Examiner

Orinoco cashflow – Reclusive songwriter Enya beats Adele in the music rich list with £91million fortune and tops female table: Daily Mail

Game of Thrones supremos to be handed honorary degrees by Ulster University: The News Letter

Marian Keyes risked death after painful laser hair removal: Daily Telegraph

Seamus Heaney's power recalls that of early 'Irish saints': The Irish Times

Northern Ireland man wins prestigious National Partners of American Theatre Playwriting Award: Belfast Telegraph

The Loch Ness legend – Eight facts about the monster and the Salford-Irish man behind the mystery: Irish Post

American media outlet names Irishman on list of the 15 greatest athletes of all-time: Irish Independent

The Best of Northern Ireland: Huffington Post

Bing, bots and Build – the Meath man shaping the future at Microsoft: Irish Independent

Meet Willie Mullins... the master trainer who has had 41 winners at Cheltenham Festival but to his mother he is just William: Daily Mail

Irish Christmas song made in Milwaukee:

Teaching Irish in Newfoundland, the most Irish place outside Ireland: The Irish Times

Landmark Dublin hotel to be sold: Daily Telegraph

Ireland has billion reasons to thank Chuck Feeney's gift of philanthropy: Irish Examiner

April 19, 2016

U2 bassist Adam Clayton opens up about his mental health demons in frank interview: Irish Mirror

George Bernard Shaw stamped angrily over wasted postage: Sunday Independent

Cyprus Avenue – a bleakly funny tale of a Loyalist convinced his grand-daughter is Gerry Adams: Daily Telegraph

Deirdre O'Connell, Theater's Master of the Melancholy Mom: New York Times

Steelers enjoy taste of Ireland:

'I set out to be a journeyman pro on tour so I've overachieved by winning three Majors':

Irish-American 'Hemingway' crafting message for Obama: The Irish Times

The luck of the Irish language student: The Herald

Ahead of the Game – Michael J. Dowling: Irish America

A garden to remember 1916 and a rich tradition of immigration: The Irish Times

A Bartender With a Magic Touch: New York Times

Vintage View – Tarquin Blake's Abandoned Churches of Ireland: Irish Examiner

Everyone is Irish: The Crimson White

Irish Roots – Irish Family History Foundation can get it right: The Irish Times

Corned Beef, Guinness And ... Blaa? The Irish Bread You Never Knew About: Alabama Public Radio

Irishwoman who helps super-rich to find love: Irish Independent, June 22, 2015

April 5, 2016

Colm Tóibín, Anne Enright, Roddy Doyle ... the Easter Rising 100 years on: The Guardian

Joyful Dublin overflows with pride and the sharing of 1916 stories: Irish Independent

From Kilmichael to the Foggy Dew, Ireland's favourite rebel songs: Irish Examiner

He's music's fastest rising star, but Hozier still sleeps in his old bedroom in Wicklow: Sunday Independent

Moloney recalls Stateside shows: Irish Echo

'We had to sing growing up, it wasn't like the von Trapps, but we had to sing' - Declan O'Rourke: The Herald (Ireland)

Plea to save ruined Yeats house: Sunday Independent, June 13, 2015

Review - Is The Little Red Chairs Edna O'Brien's masterpiece?: Toronto Globe and Mail

'I actually think I went mad during it' - Cillian Murphy on starving for role in Ron Howard's In the Heart of the Sea: Sunday Independent

36 Hours in Galway, Ireland: New York Times

Under Cover - Irish American Tale Unfolds in "Galway Bay": Newport Beach Independent

How Did St. Patrick Get To Be The Patron Saint Of Nigeria?:

Ancient stone linked to St Patrick gifted to cathedral: Belfast Telegraph

Irish people share why they're for Hillary Clinton: Irish Voice/

US city girl finds her Irish calling: The Irish Times

Irish Roots - The Revolution Papers is a work of genius: The Irish Times

Purdy and The New Avengers - How a Finglas lad became Ireland's ultimate IT guy: Sunday Independent, June 21, 2015

March 20, 2016

Michael Flatley releases single to mark Easter Rising anniversary: Irish News

Plaque on Washington Monument to recognise relationship with US: Irish Independent

St. Patrick's Day parade shows evolving identity: Boston Globe

Why are millions of Irish-Americans serving corned beef on St Patrick's Day?: The Irish Times

Book reviews – Aeneid a reminder of Heaney's poetic power: Irish News

The Irish Novel That's So Good People Were Scared to Translate It: New Yorker

Songs and Tales of Irish Australia:

Free online access to treasure trove of Irish parish records: The Irish Times

How Irish is Tom Brady?:

Why am I teaching Irish to American university students?: The Irish Times

Belfast has more in common with New Orleans that you may think: Irish News

Belfast, Northern Ireland: Financial Times

Call Ireland's castles home: Bergen Record

Pól Ó Conghaile – Northern Ireland is ditching stereotypes to dish up a feast of food and drink: Sunday Independent

Northern Ireland diaspora can plug skills gap: Irish News

'' website addresses available later this year: The Irish Times

Twenty-Five – Ireland's National Card Game:

March 14, 2016

From Amhran na bhFiann to The Foggy Dew – the songs of 1916:

Is Musical Drama The Bloody Irish Aiming for America?: Playbill

Novelist Colm Tóibín likes to take his reading lying down: Boston Globe

'Writing an Iron Man book is great fun', says Eoin Colfer:

Books – Secret diaries of a missing Taoiseach: Sunday Independent

Talk to me, I'm Irish – Embracing a tricky tongue in Montreal: Montreal Gazette

Northern Ireland – No Trouble Here: San Antonio Magazine

Down and Fermanagh along with Northern Ireland produce star in US TV special: Belfast Telegraph

We went to see Apple's European HQ in Ireland – here's what we found: Business Insider

Vocations drive gets boost from generous grant: Irish Catholic

Speaking Irish in the easternmost city of the British Isles: The Irish Times

The story of a modern day hero – Bataclan massacre survivor tells how he protected his girlfriend from gunmen after bullet 'pulverised' his foot – and his determination to learn to walk again for his wedding day: Daily Mail

Ireland and the spud go hand-in-hand, but they're in decline. Myth they're fattening is damaging:

Shoes made by Derry designer proving big hit with Amal Clooney: Belfast Telegraph

This Irish engraver has created a touching tribute to a police officer shot dead by the Boston bomber:

Take a peek inside the 'world's best bar' proudly owned by two Irishmen: Irish Independent

March 11, 2016

David Feherty – Most days I downed two bottles of whiskey and took cocaine... only my wife's love saved me: Belfast Telegraph

Shannon's awesome power like an animal unleashed: Sunday Independent

Michael Bradley of the Undertones – still kicking after all these years: The Irish Times

Former Bond girl Alison Doody reveals how hard it was to swap Hollywood for motherhood: Irish Mirror

Bringing the Rising to life through ordinary rebels: Sunday Independent, November 15, 2015 (review by Brian Murphy)

D.C. area monuments honor the Irish and others with ties to Emerald Isle: Washington Post

Toast St. Patrick's Day with Ireland's original spirit: Toronto Globe and Mail

Royal County Down voted world's best course in magazine poll: BBC

San Jose's sister city relationship with Dublin turns 30 years old: San Jose Mercury News

Dublin and Montreal to become twin cities:

Michael J. Dowling – If It Can't Be Done, You Haven't Tried: New York Times

Speaking Irish every day at work in London: The Irish Times

A New Day of the Buttered Bread Has Dawned: New York Times

Green with pride – St. Pat's will let gays march: The Villager

The Fighting Irish Jews – Despite Dwindling Numbers, the Community Celebrates a Rich History: Haaretz

Startup Mecca Rises From Abandoned Guinness Storehouse:

Irish Roots – Hiding from Big History: The Irish Times

March 4, 2016

Saoirse Ronan Reflects on 'Brooklyn' – 'I'd Never Been Involved in Something so Personal': Variety

'It feels like home' – Sarah Jessica Parker could settle in Ireland as family plan another Donegal trip: Irish Mirror, June 9, 2015

I've got to recreate my attic to record somewhere – Hozier: Irish Independent, July 20, 2015

Row over Connemara's Quiet Man Cottage settled: Connacht Tribune

Try slice of heavenly Irish soda bread: Boston Herald

Steelers chairman Rooney to be honored with Jackie Robinson Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Dylan Thomas copyright claims thrown out by Irish court: The Guardian

Visiting the Aran Islands in Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way: San Francisco Chronicle

College football's winning off the field in Dublin: Irish Echo

What did Jimmy Deenihan achieve as first Irish diaspora minister?: The Irish Times

Gaelic teacher working to bring Irish culture, language to P.E.I.: CBC

Larne-born star at heart of Profumo love scandal: Belfast Telegraph

Dublin's Startup Scene Set To Grow 30%, Spurred By American Influence & Culture:

Finance hub is flourishing as Belfast puts troubles in past: Financial Times

21 Words and phrases you will only hear in Northern Ireland: The News Letter

Declan Kiberd interview – 'The political elites are much less literate now': The Irish Times

Irish Roots – Free-range, grass-fed Irish genealogy: The Irish Times

The Irish Entrepreneur Who's Helping Cinemas Fill Their Seats: Forbes

February 29, 2016

'Saoirse deserves an Oscar, but Room is better bet', says director Jim Sheridan: Irish Independent, February 24, 2016

Canada, Ireland lay claim to Oscar nominees 'Room' and 'Brooklyn': CBC

Domhnall Gleeson, on playing gentle and evil and surviving the harsh shoot for 'The Revenant': Los Angeles Times

Frank Kelly death – Father Ted star, who played foul-mouthed priest Father Jack, dies after battle with Parkinson's disease: London Evening Standard

Niamh Gallagher: Making the legacy of the women of 1916 come alive for all – not just the historians: Irish Independent, January 22, 2016 [ #Rebellion ]

Lilywhites invite 'The Boss' back to his ancestral home: Sunday Independent

Bringing it all back home with Seamus Heaney: The Irish Times

Books: The boy who broke down – biography of Phil Lynott: Sunday Independent

The Twelfth Man is a first for new author: Banbridge Leader

US presidential candidate Donald Trump dismisses his Doonbeg investment as 'small potatoes' that his kids can play with: Irish Independent

Ireland from above – cliffs and castles in beautiful drone footage: Daily Telegraph

An American with Irish reconciliation in his heart: Irish News, February 20, 2016

New to the Parish – 'It took me a couple of years to accept the move to Ireland': The Irish Times

'Most hated man in Ireland' gives up extradition fight in Boston court: Worcester Telegram

Turret rooms, seaweed massages and learning how to fly a Harris's hawk named Inca – What it's REALLY like to stay in a 13th century castle voted the best hotel in the world: Daily Mail

NY property fair a new cottage industry: Sunday Independent

Five more bizarre unsolved Irish mysteries: Irish Post

February 16, 2016

'A lot of my early memories of teenage years were of violence' – Bono talks 'Cedarwood Road': Irish Independent, July 1, 2015

The pangs of homesickness were real for Saoirse Ronan as she filmed 'Brooklyn': Los Angeles Times

Bronx, Brooklyn, Broadway: NY Magazine, February 7, 2016

Why all college students should see 'Brooklyn':

Revealed – How David Attenborough rejected a 27-year-old Terry Wogan's application to join the BBC: Daily Telegraph

Mary Black – The Irish singer who took her music to the world: Sydney Morning Herald

Local angle on Portas book serves up a reading delight: Belfast Telegraph, March 6, 2015

Lost tribe of Belfast: Belfast Telegraph, January 30, 2016

Hearty Sandwiches Are Dublin's Answer to a Recession: New York Times

Mesmerizing video shows the 'art of mowing' in Ireland: Daily Telegraph

The Celtic Tiger is back, with a vengeance: Troy Media

This is the land where I belong: The Guardian, April 20, 2015

Village row over plans for Blarney's 250th birthday: Irish Examiner, July 29, 2015

What the Irish language means to me living in Japan: The Irish Times

Six historical Irish places you may not know about in London: Irish Post, May 22, 2015

Celebrating role of religious in helping Irish emigrants in Britain: The Irish Times, June 6, 2015

February 8, 2016

Born in the USA – but adopted by Ireland: Irish Independent

Sir Terry Wogan – obituary: Sunday Telegraph

Terry Wogan interview – 'I'm a child of the Pale. I think I was born to succeed here': The Irish Times

Tourists 'feared they were being shot at' during Rebellion filming: Irish Independent

Rebellion review – Truth more dramatic than this fiction: The Irish Times

Seven reasons why RTE'S Rebellion was more 'damp squib' than 'explosive triumph': Irish Independent

A Long Winter of Oblivion – On the Forgotten Genius of Irish Literature:

Why there will be no St Patrick's Day Rising: Sydney Morning Herald

A 'big house' put up for sale – Strong case for intervention: Irish Examiner

Archive – Inside Northern Ireland's nuclear bunker: BBC

The land of shamrocks and leprechauns – Ireland: Boca Beacon, May 29, 2015

Mitchell waited until assured gay marching issue was resolved: Irish Echo

Bell urges Americans to try soda bread in NI food campaign: The News Letter

Mesmerizing video shows the 'art of mowing' in Ireland: Daily Telegraph

Irish architect thrilled to be chosen for new Canadian Canoe Museum design: Peterborough Examiner

New Yorker (6) wows crowd with her flawless rendition of 'Amhrán na bhFiann': Irish Independent

Apple may owe $19 billion, but Ireland doesn't want it. Here's why: Hamilton Spectator

I wasn't cut out to be a farmer, so I moved to America: The Irish Times

January 25, 2016

Paul Whitington – Academy Award nominations exceeded all our expectations: Irish Independent

'Rebellion' – what an outsider's eye brings to RTÉ's Easter Rising centrepiece: The Irish Times

Teen age quiet – SOAK represents a new generation of Northern Irish songwriters: National Post

Colm Toibin – My father's illness affected me so deeply that I developed a stammer: Sunday Independent

Alice Walker and Colm Toibin, and Their Trail of Words: New York Times

Cecelia Ahern presents grittier side of Ireland with maturity and skill: Irish Examiner

Women tell it like it was: Irish Echo

Irish Roots – Why genealogy is seasonal: The Irish Times

US students of Irish descent to sample modern and historic Ireland in diaspora strengthening initiative: Irish Examiner

Bernard Dunne – I'm very proud that both my children will grow up fluent in our national language: Irish Independent

Sisters of Mercy still answering the bell at Catherine McAuley House: Wilkes-Barre Times Leader

Belfast's Irish charm feels like home away from home: Scottish Daily Record

Self-driving cars will bring us back to our beloved pubs ... and safely home again: Irish Independent

Irish rovers are tempted to return home: Financial Times

Storm Frank – High winds invert Glencar waterfall in Ireland: The Independent

Ireland's new spirit of gentle maturity: The Spectator

Kathryn Johnston – A great epitaph to my husband, Liam Clarke: Belfast Telegraph

January 24, 2016

Sierra Club files lawsuit to stop U2 guitarist the Edge's Malibu development: Los Angeles Times

The Corrs comeback: 'Sweet little Irish band' wasn't cool – but neither was I: The Independent

J.J. Abrams reveals how he found the location for 'Star Wars – The Force Awakens' climax: Los Angeles Times

This remote Irish monastery is where medieval Christianity meets fictional Jedi spiritualism: National Post

Saoirse Ronan's accent should not be a talking point: The Irish Times

Nine Oscar nominations – A day to bask: Irish Examiner (Editorial)

The Green Road by Anne Enright review – 'I am Irish and my family is mad': The Guardian

Irish-born actress finds her nationality comes in handy for upcoming Ghent Playhouse show: Albany Times Union

Basil Blackshaw – Portrait of an artist: BBC

Five bizarre unsolved Irish mysteries: Irish Post

Irish Roots – Digging up burial records: The Irish Times

New Jameson a lot like the old Jameson, but with a few twists: Chicago Tribune

Ireland would shock Bill O'Reilly: Santa Fe New Mexican

'My love affair with Ireland is random, but the flirting started in childhood': The Irish Times

Mike Sullivan – 2016 Citizen of the West: Denver Post

Morgan Stanley appoints Irish man Colm Kelleher as president: Irish Independent

Irish nanny moves on after murder charges dropped: Boston Globe

January 11, 2016

Council's street sign present marks Sir Van's 70th birthday: The News Letter

U2 earns €142m in box office sales: Irish Examiner

Bono's girl Eve Hewson – "I don't shy away from telling Dad what I think": Sunday Independent

Abrams – 'I can't believe they let us shoot on Skellig': Irish Independent

Saoirse Ronan – 'Brooklyn saved me': Sunday Independent

Engaging biography softens up movie tough guy Robert Ryan: Houston Chronicle

Irish duo Element Pictures trying to push indie films into awards: New York Post

Irish-Canadian author Emma Donoghue calls Golden Globes nod 'delightful novelty': CBC

Quinn's is a nuanced Michael Collins: Irish News

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1975 – North, by Seamus Heaney: The Irish Times

Charlotte Bront – How a County Down father helped shape the famous author: BBC

Surf's up for Fáilte Ireland as its Wild Atlantic Way rides the crest of a wave: Irish Examiner

Greetings From Belfast, Northern Ireland: Paste Magazine

How John And Patrick Collison Built Stripe Into The PayPal Of The Mobile Era:

Irish Roots – John O'Donovan's glorious letters: The Irish Times

Irish government's certificates of heritage – why they failed: Irish Voice/

Trailblazing Women – Susan McKenna-Lawlor, Leading Irish Scientist & Founder of Space Technology Ireland: Huffington Post

January 6, 2016

A force of nature – 'Riverdance': Los Angeles Times

'Downton does Dublin' in RTÉ's terrific 1916 yarn: Irish Independent

Flannery's latest is probing, beautiful: Irish Echo, May 18, 2015

Irish language band hope to reach US with crowdfunding campaign: Irish Voice/, June 29, 2015

Review – Maxine Linehan Transforms the Popular Into the Personal: New York Times, February 10, 2015

'Given the choice of compromise or fight, WB Yeats rolled up his sleeves every time': The Irish Times

Anthony Neeson Review:, February 5, 2015

Culture Shock – Why I worry for the unfair representation of psychotic Provo priests: The Irish Times, May 22, 2015

Paint the town green – the hidden history of Irish art: The Guardian

In Ireland, pilgrims and tourists on St. Patrick's mountain:

5 Reasons to Visit Ireland in Winter: Huffington Post, February 6, 2015

Oldest Irish society in US opens door to female members: The Irish Times

Safe from Syria – Finding a new home on Northern Ireland's streets: BBC

Ireland's Creative Entrepreneurs Lead By Design: Forbes, March 22, 2015

Irish Roots – One-stop site for everything that connects to genealogy: The Irish Times

Jane Sanders Knows Politics, and How to Soften Husband's Image: New York Times

The Irish man building American dreams: The Irish Times, May 6, 2015

January 4, 2016

U2 review – a near-triumph of hope over experience: The Guardian

Postcards Revisited | Skerries – 'Word is Bono played his first gig here': The Irish Times

Enya's epilogue to smash hit: Irish Echo

Terri invites music fans to a final Hooley as Good Vibrations record store shuts up shop for last time: Belfast Telegraph

The truth about Van and Michelle's crazy love and heartbreak: Sunday Independent

Northern Ireland Town Embraces Beckett Festival: New York Times

Family ties, conflict meld in 'Troubles': Poughkeepsie Journal, December 2, 2015

Irish Roots – the use of Gaelic patronymic prefixes: The Irish Times

Altering parade rules is nothing new: Irish Echo

Spirit of Hennessy's Irish heritage infuses cognac-maker's ambitions: The Irish Times

Crowds still flock to 'moving statue' site at Ballinspittle, three decades on: Irish Examiner

What would men who signed Proclamation in 1916 make of us?: Irish Independent

Irish cuisine evolves to include nettles, gluten-free snacks and lime-tequila marmalade: The Irish Times

Belfast's former shipyards set sail in a new direction: Toronto Globe and Mail

Sympathy Is Short-Lived for Irish Minority Group After Deadly Fire: New York Times

A memorable gift from Atlantic Philanthropies: Irish Echo

After Outcry, Ireland Adjusts Its Corporate Tax Draw: New York Times

January 3, 2016

Bono's daughter Eve Hewson – 'My parents are way more fun than me': Sunday Telegraph

'No justification' for closed sale of docklands building to U2: Irish Independent

What's driving TV's most smouldering heart-throb to self-destruct? Troubled actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers' problem with alcohol could be legacy of a dysfunctional childhood: Daily Mail, May 21, 2015

Family portraits framed by Ireland's rise and fall: London Evening Standard, April 30, 2015

Reclaiming One Of Ireland's Masterpieces: Huffington Post, March 30, 2015

Review – Dennis Lehane's 'World Gone By' Completes a Loose Trio of Novels: New York Times, April 1, 2015

Reclaiming the war – Army of ghosts: The Irish Times

Driving in Ireland puts you on the road to discovery: Daily Telegraph

The Irishman in America whose homeless choir is changing lives and making the news: Irish Post

Artist restores much-loved Titanic mural to former glory: Belfast Telegraph

Irish Roots – establishment of Ireland as European centre of genealogical excellence urged: The Irish Times

Queen's appoints Irish-American businessman as new chancellor: The Irish Times

Irish sites designated Unesco Global heritage sites: Irish Examiner

Thousands expected to take lessons online in Trinity's Irish history class: Irish Examiner, March 17, 2015

A glass apart – Charting the rise of Irish single pot whiskey: Irish Independent

Former Irish barman's phenomenal success story celebrated: Irish Independent, February 23, 2015

Devastating blow for town struggling to stay afloat: Irish Independent, February 5, 2015

December 29, 2015

Michael Flatley says career has taken a 'terrible toll' on his body: Irish Independent

Malibu authorities approve The Edge's hilltop mansions scheme: The Irish Times

Modern R&B is robotic – Morrison: Belfast Telegraph

Here's why 'Fairytale of New York' is the true sound of Christmas: Irish Independent

The Empire Strikes Back... to Skellig Michael: Irish Examiner

Here's your first look at Michael Fassbender in 'Assassin's Creed':

Story of young Dublin boys who ran away to New York will be made into movie: Irish Voice/

Conor McPherson, known for gritty immorality plays, shows tender side: Los Angeles Times

Beyond the grave – voices of bloody revolution still echo: Sunday Independent, October 17, 2015 (by Kim Bielenberg))

The rocky relationship of James Joyce and his publisher: The Irish Times

Exhibition marks James Joyce study of heretical Franciscans at Marsh's Library: The Irish Times

Ireland's Wild River – the Mighty Shannon, review: 'a mesmeric hour of television': Daily Telegraph

New memoir 'NYPD Green' recounts ex-cop's tales of 'maddest, baddest' neighborhood: New York Daily News

Irish Roots – Digging the line between them and us: The Irish Times

What's brewing – There's more to Irish beer than Guinness: Toronto Star

Cork – seeking a bigger role in Ireland's tech aspirations: Financial Times

Patrick Reid was Canada's envoy to the world: Toronto Globe and Mail

December 13, 2015

From innocence to experience – looking back on 37 years of U2 performances: The Irish Times

U2 – The ground beneath their feet: Sunday Independent

Enya – 'I feel comfortable singing in a variety of languages': The Guardian

Corr girls – 'We love Jim, but we don't share his opinions': Irish Independent

Irish metal for Putin – Russians enchanted with heavy celtic rock: Russia Today

Broadway lights dimmed for 'colossus' writer Brian Friel: Belfast Telegraph

Cecelia Ahern confirms movie adaptation of 'The Time of My Life' will follow 'The Gift' as new young adult series optioned by Warner: Irish Independent

Irish playwright offers hope, honors women of 1940s and 1950s Ireland:

Dublin, Ireland – Forgetting about winter and making merry: Toronto Star, February 26, 2015

Donegal teacher becomes YouTube star with entertaining history lessons: Irish Post

Irish Roots – Viking surnames: The Irish Times

Irish whiskey – Government moves to stop foreign spirit production: BBC

Colin Davidson's painting of Angela Merkel makes cover of Time magazine: BBC

Irish stay wary of Celtic Tiger 2.0 as economic growth surges: Financial Times

Longevity Is Power for Small Irish Protest: Irish America

Shipping container house featured on Grand Designs wins top architecture award: Belfast Telegraph

Altering parade rules is nothing new: Irish Echo

December 8, 2015

Achtung Enda – U2 rock up for a chat with the Taoiseach: Irish Independent

U2's Larry Mullen Jr. – Streaming Services 'Have to Pay Artists More':

People underestimated our musical ability, say The Corrs: Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra

'Star Wars' Fever Extends to an Ancient Irish Island: New York Times

Game of Thrones – Journey to heart of Westeros as tourist map pinpoints stunning locations of smash TV saga: Belfast Telegraph

'I became a parody' – Colin Farrell on his return to cinema and sobriety: Daily Telegraph

Colin Farrell's Transformation:

Dance Star Michael Flatley Will Hit the Road a Last Time: New York Times

Irish Dancing documentary captures the reel excitement of transatlantic showdown: Belfast Telegraph

John Duddy – Boxer turned actor stars in The Flood at Belfast's Lyric Theatre: BBC

Irish fans praise Fury after world title triumph: Irish Independent

Gene Kilroy – The Irishman behind the success of Muhammad Ali: Irish Post

Enda Kenny praises diaspora for helping Ireland emerge strong from financial crisis: Irish Examiner

Irish food scene is heating up and makes the country perfect for a culinary road trip: New York Daily News

US politician with local links second-in-line to President Obama: Carlow Nationalist

Irish skilled-trade workers feel 'cheated' by Canada's new immigration rules: Toronto Star

Ireland failed to click with Web Summit – Founder: CNBC

December 7, 2015

How U2 Helped Eagles of Death Metal After Paris Attacks: Billboard

The Edge opens up on U2 being cursed: Irish Examiner

George W. Bush Once Mistook U2's Bono For Sonny Bono: Billboard

So Bob Geldof, where are your refugees?: The Spectator

Irish film, Love is a Sting, has a shot at Oscar glory: Irish Examiner

Liam Neeson the big man from Ballymena: Irish News

All-star Irish cast head line In the Heart of the Sea movie due out December 26: Irish Examiner

Star Wars actor felt the power of the force on Skellig Michael: Irish News

Queen Maeve's wit wins over Manhattan: Sunday Independent

How Irish dance came to blossom in a Russian city: Irish Voice/

Is the Celtic Tiger really ready to roar again?: Daily Telegraph

10 eye-catching and traditional thatched cottages from across Ireland: Irish Post

Irish Roots - Have Irish surnames stopped changing?: The Irish Times

'Global Irish' forum hit by a crisis of identity: Irish Examiner

Irish ex-pat finds her own way home in Houston: Houston Chronicle

Welcome our special US guests to Northern Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

For Irish airline Aer Lingus, Bradley International Airport service is about connecting region to all of Europe:

November 27, 2015

PIC – U2 were paid £300, sandwiches, and beer for 80s gig: Irish Examiner

'I'm very very Irish and when I got there I instantly felt connected to it and the people' – Rooney Mara: Irish Independent

'I still get Google alerts about the other Joan Collins – usually something to do with water': Irish Independent

A toast to the coast: A road trip along the hard edge of County Antim – where Game Of Thrones plays out, and the whiskey is warm: Daily Mail

Conceived in Ballyfermot, Brown Bag has global audience: Irish Independent

Kevin Barry's novel centred on John Lennon and a trip to west of Ireland wins £10,000 prize: Irish Independent

How Ireland built a cheese movement: BBC

Italian viewers tune in to Irish food: Irish Examiner

Review – 'Underneath,' an Embrace of Irish Ghosts: New York Times

In the Garden – Ireland at its best: Vancouver Sun

From dereliction to boom – Dublin through the years: The Irish Times

Dublin third best city to visit in 2016, say Lonely Planet: Irish Examiner

Who built Chicago? Film explores city's Irish roots: The Irish Times

CSI Bog just one of the charms of National Museum visit: Irish Examiner

Irish diaspora is not just an economic resource: The Irish Times

Vancouver Olympics CEO Furlong opens up three years after allegations: Toronto Globe and Mail

Like him or not, O'Leary is walking on air in the smiles-high club: Irish Independent

November 26, 2015

U2 Corr-onation. Bono loves The Corrs' new album: RTE

Sinead O'Connor struggling mentally and physically: Irish Voice/

A step back in time for Altan singer Mairead: Irish Independent

Saoirse Ronan – bold before her time: The Irish Times

John Duddy – Boxer turned actor stars in The Flood at Belfast's Lyric Theatre: BBC

Cathal McCann is so well known that cards from all over the globe arrive at his Craigavon home, addressed only to The Singing Breadman: Lurgan Mail

Ben Bulben – An Irish Site that Inspires the Imagination: Ancient Origins

Kevin Vickers receives the 2015 Order of New Brunswick:

Six Irish attractions make Lonely Planet list of top sights: The Irish Times

A cabbie's adventures in NYC: Irish Echo

Bed down in luxurious, historic Ireland: Daily Telegraph

In Ireland, Milk Chocolate Reigns: New York Times

After languishing, Irish whiskey is showing a revival spirit: San Francisco Chronicle

Guinness goes vegan – Stout agrees to stop using animal bladders in brewing process for first time in 256 years: Daily Telegraph

My family has lived between Ireland and the US for 60 years: The Irish Times

'I own the oldest house in Dublin...':

Emer O'Kelly – 1916 celebrations thrive while our heritage starves: Sunday Independent

November 5, 2015

US critics fall in love with Saoirse as Brooklyn wows movie festival: Evening Herald, January 30, 2015

Nick Hornby, Colm Tóibín describe 'Brooklyn' as a 'weepie' that 'punches you in the stomach': Los Angeles Times

After the Ring, a Life on the Screen – Former Boxer John Duddy Hopes for Success as an Actor: New York Times

U2 Corr-onation. Bono loves The Corrs' new album: RTE

The Westies use Irish, American rhythms to craft debut album: Daily Californian

Derry judge brands Snoop a 'misogynist wretch': Irish News, January 17, 2015

Mary McGrory – A Badass Journalist Ahead of Her Time: The Washingtonian

Castle owner claims wind turbines "spoiling" Irish countryside are hampering tourist trade: Irish Mirror

Hidden City writer Karl Whitney on Dublin: The Guardian

Visitors should look beyond obvious attractions to hidden gems: Irish Independent

Loop Head peninsula in global top 100 list: The Irish Times

Natives, Irish Find Common Ground Through History Of Being Colonized, Oppressed:, December 17, 2014

New to the Parish – 'We love Dublin. It's like a mini New York': The Irish Times

The hip and trendy Belfast brothers who wouldn't cower: The News Letter, December 31, 2014

The stories of four Irish emigrants home for Christmas: Irish Examiner, December 27, 2014

Car project failed due to naivete and DeLorean's cynicism: The News Letter (Editorial)

North is becoming a cyber-security hub as firms win important contracts: The Irish Times, January 27, 2015

November 3, 2015

Maureen O'Hara's death focuses minds over Quiet Man cottage: The Irish Times

Foynes bids farewell to Hollywood legend Maureen O'Hara: Limerick Leader

'We're still pals' – The Edge reveals the secret to U2's ongoing success: Scottish Daily Record

Bono – a marketing genius and the world's greatest popular communicator: The Irish Times

It's Pride In the Name of Love for Bono's 'missus': Irish Independent

Van Morrison: Astral Weeks – Album Review: The Irish Times

Star Wars filming causes two 'incidents' on Skellig Michael: The Irish Times

'Brooklyn' – Ireland-born Saoirse Ronan on being Irish for the first time on-screen: Los Angeles Times

With 'Brooklyn,' Saoirse Ronan Embraces Her Journey: New York Times

Saoirse Ronan says new movie Brooklyn 'story of my people': Belfast Telegraph

From working on the Lily Savage show to writing a Troubles novel, how Belfast boy once branded a no-hoper was brought to book: Belfast Telegraph

Diarmaid Ferriter – The advice of Ireland's first celebrity chef is more relevant than ever: The Irish Times

Cycling Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way: San Francisco Chronicle

Irish Roots – How Gaelic surnames changed beyond recognition: The Irish Times

Upscale eateries bring closing time to Irish pubs: New York Post

Guinness goes vegan – Stout agrees to stop using animal bladders in brewing process for first time in 256 years: Daily Telegraph

Irish in America are different now – and we need them home: Irish Independent

October 30, 2015

Maureen O'Hara, Irish-born star of The Quiet Man and more, dies aged 95: The Guardian

Tributes for Quiet Lady Maureen, as she dies at 95: Sunday Independent

An interview with Maureen O'Hara – 'The Christmas Box,' wrapped with care: Los Angeles Times

U2 team up with Apple Music for brand's first virtual reality video: Irish Independent

Flatley Steps Down: The New Yorker

Star Wars filming on Skellig Michael had no adverse impact, states Government report: Irish Examiner

He's born in the USA – but Bruce's people are Lilywhites: Sunday Independent

With 'Brooklyn,' Saoirse Ronan Embraces Her Journey: New York Times

University of California at Berkeley to establish Irish Studies programme: BBC

British Open at Royal Portrush to bring €95m boost: The Irish Times

Irish Immigrants Visit Congress to Ask for Rights:

Bob O'Connor – Mysticism and romance mix in modern Ireland: Buffalo News

Robbie Keane embraces life with Galaxy far from Ireland: Los Angeles Daily News

Chris Matthews – Growing up Catholic in Philadelphia: MSNBC

Irish Roots – Norman surnames: The Irish Times

Canada is the north American friend of Ireland we sometimes overlook: Irish Independent

Ireland – Tentative signs that Celtic Tiger is starting to purr again: Australian Financial Review

October 19, 2015

Adam Clayton sues accountant Gaby Smyth for €10m-plus: The Irish Times

'I've two years left as an action star': Irish Independent, January 2, 2015

Michael Flatley set to sell Castlehyde mansion: Irish Examiner

Hemingway, JFK links explored: Irish Echo

Kim Kardashian just shared an Irish illustrator's drawings with her 48 million followers:

Public given chance to take virtual tour of £3.8m Seamus Heaney centre in Bellaghy: Mid Ulster Mail

A Poet Shaped by a Bleak Childhood in Ireland: New York Times

Irish poets in time of war – the battle to be heard: The Irish Times

'Wuthering Heights' may well have been inspired by the tragic inhabitants of Prehen House: Londonderry Sentinel

The holy mountain that's become too popular: BBC

Paul O'Connell – Captain. Leader. Legend.: Irish Examiner

The Gobbins – 'White-knuckle' path re-opens on Northern Ireland's coast: Irish Independent

24 hours in Derry – Get to know Northern Ireland's friendliest city: Irish Mirror

Irish accents top the list of things British people love most about Ireland: Irish Independent

Irish Roots – Genealogy dug up and mapped: The Irish Times

High-fiving cardinal touches down in Knock with jet full of US pilgrims: Irish Independent

Ireland, Accused of Giving Tax Breaks to Multinationals, Plans an Even Lower Rate: New York Times

October 13, 2015

Michael Jackson's Irish doctor releases memoir: Irish Examiner

Tucked away in the Gaeltacht, Ed Sheeran fans belt out Irish language version of 'Thinking Out Loud': Irish Independent

Joan Collins reveals she will be making a movie in Ireland: Irish Mirror

'Room,' an Unlikely Crowd-Pleaser, Creates Oscar Buzz: New York Times

William Trevor and Edna O'Brien honoured by Ireland's president: Daily Telegraph

Northern Ireland noir – 'Bits of the past are still floating around in the darkness': The Irish Times

Novel lost in back of Dublin taxi hits bookshelves – and gets thumbs up from Cecilia Ahern and Marian Keyes: Irish Independent

Maud Gonne was much more than WB Yeats's muse: The Irish Times

An Irishman's Diary on George Bernard Shaw and the National Gallery of Ireland: The Irish Times

Paddy Kielty – 'My uncle was Cold War spy for US in Germany': Irish News

Irish America's Wall Street 50 have a party: The Irish Times

Travel – How Belfast has gone from no-go to must-see: The Scotsman

Irish roots – Notebook fills one gap left by lack of Dublin census: The Irish Times

Ireland's oldest twins die within two days of each another at 95: New York Daily News

Loretta Brennan Glucksman receives Irish diaspora award: The Irish Times

Drawing on the strength of the Diaspora: The Irish Times

Fun as Gaeilge – a new board game makes learning Irish easier: The Irish Times

October 7, 2015

U2 will make video game debut in Rock Band 4: Irish Examiner

Hozier receives apology from Canadian musician over Take Me to Church plagiarism claims:

Liam Neeson 'lost weight for new Martin Scorsese role': Belfast Telegraph

An Irishman's Diary on the celebrated Richard Hayward: The Irish Times, May 26, 2014

Brian Friel – No country needed his gift more than Ireland: The Irish Times

How two journalists spent two hours with a wordless Brian Friel...: The Guardian

Donegal-born Nobel prizewinner Campbell wants to bring Nobel medal home: Irish Examiner

Michael O'Leary, Ryanair CEO – Growing up in public: Financial Times

Ireland's County Wicklow – Wilderness and grand houses:

Irish Roots – Irish surnames as historical evidence: The Irish Times

Meet Liam Casey – the man behind your Made in China tech: Daily Telegraph

US Republican to propose new Irish working visas: The Irish Times

House Hunting in ... Ireland: New York Times, May 6, 2015

Bringing together the Northern Irish diaspora: Belfast Telegraph

Honor Fitzsimons – The Irish Knitwear Designer Talks Heritage And Business:

Quinnipiac honors Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kenny with degree: New Haven Register

Opening doors with an Irish passport: The Irish Times, October 22, 2014

October 5, 2015

Return of the creators of Celtic rock: Sunday Independent, October 19, 2014

Scars of grief and pain litter Bob's heart of darkness: Sunday Independent, December 14, 2014

First Lady of Celtic music returns with her brothers: Irish Independent, October 12, 2014

The eyes have it – The rise and rise of Cillian Murphy: Sunday Independent, November 23, 2014

North's growing reputation for film, TV and video games is aiding economy: The Irish Times

'Phenomenal' history of Irish art and architecture published: The Irish Times, November 17, 2014

'Cupla focal' in more ways that one: Irish Examiner, November 10, 2014

Irish abroad have played 'major role' in economic recovery: The Irish Times, October 31, 2014

Back to the failure – Belfast's £77 million sports car: The Irish Times, November 22, 2014

Heritage trail lends new life to Loop Head: Irish Examiner, November 28, 2014

Record numbers of US visitors to Ireland sees tourism at pre-recession levels: Irish Voice/, December 17, 2014

Grant to see forgotten river that gave rise to north's biggest city become a tourist attraction: Irish News, December 22, 2014

140-year-old Diving Bell to be reborn as tourist attraction: Irish Independent, February 11, 2015

'The majority of us won't call Ireland home again': The Irish Times, November 3, 2014

Ireland Vies to Remain Silicon Valley's Low-Tax Home Away From Home: New York Times, November 9, 2014

Irish Roots – But what has FindMyPast done for us lately?: The Irish Times

There's gold in them there stills – An Irishman's Diary about the great whiskey revival: The Irish Times

October 4, 2015

Band on the run – Downsized U2 reconnect with their fans: Sunday Independent

Age against the machine [U2]: The Economist

Rory Gallagher storms UK music video chart: Irish Examiner

'A truly kind and delicate Irish flower, too sensitive for this soil' – Jim Carrey breaks his silence after make-up artist ex-girlfriend, 28, is found dead alongside a suicide note mentioning their recent split: Daily Mail

'I never think I've delivered' – Michael Fassbender talks Macbeth and Hollywood highs and lows: Sunday Independent

Life lessons with Colm Meaney: Sunday Independent

Phil Coulter reveals his anguish at son's Down's syndrome: Belfast Telegraph

Top US movie exec Bill Daly hails Northern Ireland's film industry 'a hidden gem' – Man behind Harry Potter and Lethal Weapon: Belfast Telegraph

Irish playwright Brian Friel dies aged 86: The Irish Times

Brian Friel – Ireland's great theatrical explorer: The Guardian

Meryl Streep on Brian Friel – 'Tender dramatist, lovely man': The Irish Times

Stuart Neville probes complexities of The Troubles in Northern Ireland: Milwaukee Jounal-Sentinel

The Tower That Enchanted Yeats: New York Times

Stripe – the invisible $5bn start-up powering the internet economy: Daily Telegraph

Watch out US retail – Here comes the luck of the Irish:

Bringing together the Northern Irish diaspora: Belfast Telegraph

Online Catholic parish register records receive 4m hits: The Irish Times

September 27, 2015

Irish tenor Anthony Kearns sings for pope in Philadelphia: The Irish Times

Tom Waits, but Brian Byrne doesn't – An Irishman's Diary on a set of new songs inspired by James Joyce: The Irish Times

Belfast's punks wrote tunes that stood the test of time: The News Letter

The ordinarily extraordinary life of Glen Hansard: National Post

Back on track – Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers back on set of The Clash film: Irish Independent

Deenihan 'enthusiastic' over Star Wars shoot on Skellig Michael: The Irish Times

Skellig Michael – Is 6th-century rock star selling out to a galaxy far, far away?: Sunday Independent

Film Review – 'I Am Belfast': Variety

'Jimmy's Hall' suffers from blarney overload: New York Post

Sean O'Casey – Unrepentant Socialist: CounterPunch

Freedom of Belfast honour for top poet Michael Longley: Belfast Telegraph

If the dead could talk, what would they say? The Dirty Dust gives voice to the buried: New Statesman

A roiling, rollicking Irish stew of a book: Maclean's

American writer and poet Tess Gallagher on Ireland and her deceased husband Raymond Carver: Irish News

Enchanting isle – Inishmore's untamed beauty: Toronto Sun

What Chuck Feeney's fistful of dollars did for education: The Irish Times

Mark Little's story is full of daring: Irish Echo

Irish Roots – The achievements of the Digital Repository of Ireland: The Irish Times

September 22, 2015

Bono – the voice of innocence and experience: The Irish Times

Bob Geldof's ancestral home in Sandymount for €1.45m: The Irish Times

The ordinarily extraordinary life of Glen Hansard: National Post

Famed Dancer Michael Flatley to Retire After 'Lord of the Dance – Dangerous Games' on Broadway: Hollywood Reporter

Mark Hamill pulls pints in Kerry pub: Irish Examiner

Use the stairs Luke! How Mark Hamill needed to be rescued when he slipped on rocks on Irish island while filming Star Wars: Daily Mail

Skellig is a tough old rock and can survive Star Wars: Irish Examiner

Brooklyn review – 'pulse-quickeningly good': Sunday Telegraph

'The Blue Guitar' by John Banville: Boston Globe

Irish relative of dead from 9/11 atrocity still seeks justice: The Irish Times

Irish sport of hurling coming to Fenway Park: Boston Herald

'Fast fashion' retailer Primark opens first U.S. location in downtown Boston:

A Castle as a Home, With Centuries of Irish History: New York Times

Collapse – the fall of Tony O'Reilly: The Irish Times

Still taking the Mick with mile-high profits: Irish Independent

Irish Roots – Freedom of Information and a file on informants: The Irish Times

Microsoft Challenges Warrant for Emails Stored in Ireland: New York Times

September 12, 2015

Cancer spurred Michael Flatley to take stock of life: Irish Examiner

Van Morrison – 'Being famous is not great for the creative process. Not for me, anyway': The Irish Times

Gilbert O'Sullivan – I was bigger than Elton John, but I don't miss the fame: Irish Mirror

John Lydon, family man with a punk attitude, burnishes his Public Image: Los Angeles Times

Bob Geldof – I'll take in four refugee families in my homes: The Herald (Ireland)

Losses at Bono and Ali's clothing firm hit $66m: Irish Examiner

Dublin – Irish rock 'n' roll museum opens in Temple Bar: BBC

'Priceless' tourism boost as 'Star Wars' returns to Skellig Michael: The Irish Times

Star Wars to draw tourists not rats: Irish Independent

'Puffin Rock' Joins Parade of Shows Aimed at Youngest Viewers: New York Times

Teen Ulster actor is a blockbuster star: Sunday World

Notre Dame Football Job Requirement – Fiery Spirit, if Not Beard: New York Times

Travel – Hurling in Ireland: The Scotsman

Irish Roots – Post-traumatic summer weather amnesia: The Irish Times

Six O'Clock Solution – Classic comfort food from Ireland: Montreal Gazette

Father of Washington Rose who died cements links with Tralee: The Irish Times

EU probe of Irish tax break could cost Apple $19 billion: San Jose Mercury News

September 4, 2015

Phil Lynott's mum 'rocks out every night'... instead of knitting: The Herald (Ireland)

An Taisce objects to Star Wars filming on Skellig Michael: The Irish Times

Gleeson goes evil for 'Star Wars' epic: Irish Examiner

Puffin Rock lauded by NYT as show has US début: Derry Journal

Charlie Chaplin found 'no room at the inn' in Waterville: Irish Examiner

Brown Bag films acquired by 9 Story Media Group: Irish Independent

Oughterard celebrates Walter Macken: Galway Advertiser

My 1916 – 'A sense of shame, cloaked in silence': Irish Independent

'Exceptionally good' 10-year-old mastering the uilleann pipes is massive hit online: Irish Independent

A Passion for Hurling, the All-Ireland Game: New York Times

Irish moss harvest video a social media hit for P.E.I. couple: CBC

With new direct flights, Ireland hoping to lure Canadian visitors in winter: Vancouver Times Colonist

Irish Roots – Pushing Irish jelly up a hill: The Irish Times

New York parade leaders like ships in the night: Irish Echo

$300m cable connects New York with Mayo: Irish Examiner

See stunning beauty of Ireland Uncovered in snaps for fuel firm's calendar competition: Irish Mirror

Former PSNI commander in North and West Belfast quits Caribbean job after upsetting locals: Belfast Live

September 2, 2015

U2's Bono now a new billionaire and world's richest pop star: Irish Voice/

Why U2's Bono Isn't A Billionaire:

Sometimes you can't make it on your own, says Bono: Sunday Independent, October 12, 2014

Why Van Morrison really is a troubador for a troubled soul: Belfast Telegraph

Van Morrison fans close to tears at Belfast Cyprus Avenue gigs: Belfast Telegraph

A Cap and a Concertina: New York Times, October 24, 2014

Colin Quinn is embracing the moment – his moment: Los Angeles Times

Brad Pitt sets pulses racing in sleepy Greyabbey village as filming picks up pace: Belfast Live

Fintan O'Toole: Beyond belief – why grant Disney's Skelligs wish for Star Wars?: The Irish Times

Cecelia has all the write moves: The Herald (Ireland)

Rare James Joyce letters sold in US auction: The Guardian

Irish Gambler John McManus Seeks $5.22 Million Tax Refund From IRS:

A Passion for Hurling, the All-Ireland Game: New York Times

Only US congressman with an Irish parent is honoured in Dublin: Irish Independent

Restaurants in Ireland – dine out the Irish way: Daily Telegraph

Irish Roots – The late, unlamented Certificate of Irish Heritage: The Irish Times

From Irishman to stockman; the gap year that turned into a gap career:, October 29, 2014

August 25, 2015

'The band has always been good, but my voice is better than ever,' says Bono: The Herald (Ireland)

Bono claims John Lennon as Irish at event on Ellis Island, New York: The Irish Times

Irish paid too high a price for the banks – Bono: Sunday Independent, October 26, 2014

Fuming Sinead O'Connor claims she received £350 for gig while her agent earned £8,000: Daily Express

Thank God for Sinead O'Connor – a rare celebrity unafraid to tell it like it is: Daily Telegraph

Political Stiff Little Fingers try on introspection: The Detroit News

Irish singer Soak immerses herself in songwriting: San Francisco Chronicle

Actor Liam Neeson says Mayor de Blasio needs to abandon plan to ban carriage horses for good: New York Daily News

Pierce Brosnan on his bond with the country – 'I can now call Ireland home after years of being abroad': Irish Mirror

Irish cops and robbers in '60's New York: San Francisco Chronicle

The diaspora is a rich resource, not just a cash cow: Irish Independent

In Ireland, a haven of fly-fishing, golf and solitude: San Antonio Express-News

What are the Irish in New Zealand so sensitive about?: The Irish Times

Trump and the Irish: Irish Echo

Oughterard golfer proving a major hit on the fairways: Connacht Tribune

Computer genius from Kilkenny briefs top US Army Officials: Kilkenny People

Irish Roots – Online newsreels are a treasure trove: The Irish Times

August 17, 2015

U2 pulls local tribute band on stage in Toronto: Toronto Star

Chasing Relevancy at Any Cost, Even Free: New York Times, November 9, 2014

We scrapped host of albums for not being good enough – Bono: Evening Herald, October 1, 2014

The Script on playing Croke Park: "Nothing means as much to us as playing a show that size in your hometown": Irish Mirror

Wyvern Lingo: Sunday Independent, December 21, 2014

Colin Farrell Joins the Cast of the Harry Potter Spin-Off: Vanity Fair

Brooklyn stars a torn Saoirse Ronan as an Irish immigrant in 1950s America: The Guardian

Seamus Heaney penned poem days before he died: Irish Independent, October 6, 2014

Romantic Ireland's dead and gone it's with Yeats in the grave: Wexford People

Nuala O'Connor interview – The Irish writer on feminism, baking and new novel Miss Emily: The Independent

Ireland in a state of chaos: Wexford People, November 11, 2014

Irish artist presents Queen with State Visit painting at Buckingham Palace: Irish Post, October 10, 2014

Chance Facebook encounter helps reunite siblings who were forced apart as children at end of World War II – brother sent to Ireland to be adopted while sister remained in Germany: Bray People

New York's Mister Saturday Night fever, all the way from Derry: The Irish Times

Irish Roots – Localised 19th-century Irish surnames: The Irish Times

Irish consulate in Austin to strengthen ties, promote business: Austin Business Journal, October 20, 2014

GAA President appeals to Cork fans who are flying Confederate flag at matches:

August 16, 2015

Union berates Bono for supporting tax breaks for multinational corporations: The Guardian, October 12, 2014

Michael Flatley's art works have sold for more than €1m: Irish Independent

Irish dancers take over New York City landmarks: Irish Voice/

Love blooms in Brooklyn for Saoirse's Irish rose: Daily Mail

Outcasts return from wilderness thanks to success of Hooley film: Belfast Telegraph

'The McCarthys' do Boston Irish reasonably proud, and funny: Los Angeles Times, October 30, 2014

Book highlights the football club that beat Katrina: New Orleans Advocate

Discovering literary life in the North before Seamus Heaney: The Irish Times

A Child of the 'Troubles' of Northern Ireland: New York Times, September 29, 2014

Elizabeth Shaw – unknown in Ireland but fondly remembered in Germany: The Irish Times

Once Broke and Raised By a Single Mom, This Man Now Makes Millions Traveling the World:

The global Irish – Where do they live?: The Irish Times

Ireland's grand Ashford Castle is worth checking in to: New York Post, September 30, 2014

Waves of emigration leave a legacy of love and loss behind: The Irish Times

Whatever the cynics might say, Ireland is about tech, not tax: Irish Independent, November 6, 2014

Tone of Trichet letter made it clear ECB was calling the shots for Ireland: The Irish Times, November 6, 2014

Reprint of 'Field Names of Meath' book: Meath Chronicle, December 11, 2013

August 15, 2015

U2 – Bring Back the Irony: The New Yorker

Bono pays tribute to Berkeley victims and J-1 visa programme: The Irish Times

Bono – 'Let's claim all the Beatles as Irish': The Guardian

An Interview with Sean Keane, Irish Singer: The Roanoker

Seamus Heaney's best loved lines chosen for headstone: Irish News

WB Yeats, the art teacher and the sex tale in the attic: Sunday Independent

In Ireland, All Yeats, All Year: New York Times

Waiting for love – how the women in Samuel Beckett's life helped to shape him: Irish Independent

Belfast Noir, edited by Adrian McKinty and Stuart Neville: Not that dark up North: The Irish Times

Spread the word, Book of Kells goes global despite objection by Burger King: Sunday Independent

Most Scenic Drive in the World? Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way: Huffington Post

10 most beautiful villages in Ireland you must see before you die: Irish Mirror

James Watson – 'In a way, Éamon de Valera made me': The Irish Times

The Catholic Parish Registers Online – Revolutionizing the Search for 19th Century Irish Ancestors:

Guinness has a plan to take on craft beer – and it's working: Business Insider

Upper East Side joint serving city's first Irish beef since 1998: New York Post

Wall Street Journal highlights Obama's Irish mafia: Irish Voice/

August 11, 2015

The incredible shrinking band – What's going on with U2?: Sunday Independent, October 5, 2014

Meet the mum and son who have been snapped up by U2: Evening Herald

A national failing – are U a begrudger 2?: Irish Independent, September 22, 2014

Hozier – 'I've had a few delightful letters from pastors who have some choice words to say: The Guardian, April 30, 2015

Skellig Michael monastic site is Luke Skywalker's 'refuge' in Star Wars film – leaked clip: Irish Independent, October 8, 2014

Skellig guides wanted Star Wars film shoot blocked: Irish Examiner, October 21, 2014

Irish is a living, breathing language: Oscar hopeful: Irish Independent, October 21, 2014

Anne Enright – 'Ireland is my home but I feel I have been trying to leave all my life': The Guardian

Nora Webster by Colm Toibin, book review – This novel deserves your utmost attention: Independent on Sunday, October 5, 2014

Samuel Beckett – Trinity College buys largest collection of writers' letters put on sale: BBC, October 8, 2014

Happy Days: Enniskillen International Beckett festival 2015 review – truly enthralling: The Guardian

Ireland isn't just about potatoes: Chicago Tribune, September 28, 2014

Rural region of Ireland turns out for 'second inauguration' during Boston mayor's visit: Boston Globe, September 22, 2014

Walsh lays foundation stone for emigrant centre in Connemara: Boston Irish Reporter, September 26, 2014

Need for British longwave radio service underestimated by RTÉ: Irish Post, October 9, 2014

Enduring Irish sculpture: Village, September 24, 2014

Irish American tech group spreads wings with angel investment: Irish Echo

July 28, 2015

Sinead O'Connor scraps ALL of her gigs this year – to care for her seriously ill son: Irish Mirror

New Roma Downey series explores stories of 'Answered Prayers': Centre Daily Times

Happy to be home! Beaming Pierce Brosnan looks in high spirits as he returns to his native Ireland to work on new movie I.T.: Daily Mail

Game of Thrones – TV drama 'contributes £110m to NI economy': BBC

Why WB Yeats devotees in Ireland are echoing a long list of grave concerns: The Guardian

Yeats and the flip side of a national icon: Sunday Independent

Ex-President Bill Clinton joy at Friel's celebration: Belfast Telegraph

John Burnside on Seamus Heaney – poems as drops in the moral ocean: New Statesman

GO! Bookshelf 072315: Uniontown Herald-Standard

The Pogues launch their new Irish whiskey in London: Irish Post

Airport passengers learn about Mayo Marine hero: Irish Echo

Macau bets on Irish 'Murphia': Sunday Independent

Irish Roots – Reactions to the National Library's parish registers site: The Irish Times

Adventures and exploration in the hidden city of Dublin: Daily Express, December 28, 2014

Tyrone man will soon be Northern Ireland's newest billionaire: Belfast Telegraph

New York Surfer Rides Massive Waves in Ireland: Huffington Post

Property Bulletin – Ireland's castles and country estates have been taken over by a modern aristocracy: Irish Independent

July 24, 2015

U2's long history of rocking NYC: New York Post

Marty Walsh a big U2 fan since he 'can remember': Boston Herald

Ten U2 Songs We're Not Ashamed to Admit We Like: Village Voice

Nun who met Bono to speak at the Long Tower this weekend: Derry Journal

Sir Van to receive street sign: Irish Independent

Sinéad O'Connor to release rendition of The Foggy Dew: Irish Independent

The Dreams of Northern Ireland's Latest Musical Export – Janet Devlin: Huffington Post

Michael Flatley – People will judge me for who I am: a dancer: Sunday Express

Liam Neeson's son set to follow in his footsteps by taking on iconic role of Michael Collins: Belfast Telegraph

How young Belfast-born gay activist became the Pride of striking miners: Belfast Telegraph, September 22, 2014

No surprise in Sligo about new documentation over WB Yeats's burial: The Irish Times

The Early Winner Of The Presidential Election? Stripe: Forbes

Irish Catholics can now trace ancestry online back to 1740s: The Irish Times

Most Scenic Drive in the World? Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way: Huffington Post

No Irish to apply: Irish Echo

Donegal woman is striking a blow with inflatable pub business: Irish Examiner

Bill Tierney – Identity is a complicated issue for everyone: Montreal Gazette

July 23, 2015

Does U2's critically acclaimed new album 'Songs of Innocence' belie behind-the-scenes turmoil?: Irish Independent, September 11, 2014

Bono re-visits Dublin childhood on Cedarwood Road in U2's 'most personal' album to date: Irish Independent, September 10, 2014

Analyzing Apple's U2 Mistake:, September 18, 2014

Brady is right – U2's deal with Apple: Irish Examiner (Editorial), September 16, 2014

Rock – Bono, a not-so-innocent life placed on record: Irish Independent, September 15, 2014

Stop whining about the free U2 album. Hating Bono is way more annoying:, September 13, 2014

My haven, Sir James Galway – The celebrated flautist, 74, in the studio of his luxury home near Lucerne, Switzerland: Daily Mail, September 12, 2014

Sinead O'Connor proves romance is still alive as she gifts student busker trip abroad to see girlfriend: Irish Independent, September 22, 2014

Liam Neeson opens up about Natasha, relationships, and gremlins in his phone: Irish Independent, September 12, 2014

Charting Love, Longing and Loss: New York Times, August 21, 2014

Rhode Island artist Kevin Doyle chosen for national honor: Irish Voice/, September 2, 2014

You can't go home when you've never left: Boston Globe, September 21, 2014

Officials – Multiple daily direct flights between Boston and Ireland key to economic development: Springfield Republican, September 19, 2014

Twitter partners with Stripe to sell products direct from Twitter stream: Irish Voice/, September 8, 2014

Top Irish designer Louise Kennedy reveals eponymous flattering silk dress: Irish Independent, September 10, 2014

Driving around Connemara, Galway, Ireland: San Francisco Chronicle, September 4, 2014

Cold house for Protestants – Northern Ireland minister and his Inuit flock in the Arctic: Belfast Telegraph, September 18, 2014

July 22, 2015

U2 still plays like a band with something to prove: New York Post

A councillor wants to create a shrine to U2 featuring all their old concert stages:

Bob Geldof – When one man united the world in music for one exhilarating day: Irish Independent

Nunavut performer combines two cultures on debut release:

An Irishman's Diary about Bing Crosby's connections (and misconnections) with Kildare: The Irish Times

'Quiet Man' cottage is made a protected building: Irish Independent

Eve Hewson – I made dad Bono watch my nude scenes for 'The Knick': Irish Independent

Viking role is second nature for Limerick actor: Limerick Leader

Who rests in Yeats's grave? French suggested sending fake WB Yeats skeleton: The Irish Times

Facebook: Sorry – we got it wrong on 'sexy' Molly Malone statue: Irish Independent

In Ireland's County Mayo, a haven of fly-fishing, golf and solitude with famed links courses, renowned salmon waters: National Post

Ads telling Irish people to leave Canada spotted in Toronto, everybody confused: CBC

Glamping in Ireland – Five of the best sites for pitching your luxury tent: Irish Mirror

The pluck of the Irish: The Province (Vancouver), November 3, 2014

Irish Roots – List of irregular marriages from 19th-century Dublin published: The Irish Times

Emory U. launches Belfast Group site: Irish Echo

The diaspora 'one of Ireland's strengths', President says: The Irish Times, October 30, 2014

July 9, 2015

U2's The Edge to build five luxury mansions on California's Malibu coast following ten-year battle for planning permission: Daily Mail

Songs of Innocence review – U2's blistering return to form and their core values: Irish Independent, October 9, 2014

On the Van Morrison trail through Belfast icon's past: Belfast Telegraph, August 22, 2014

'Smartass' reservists made Braveheart a success: Irish Examiner, September 8, 2014

'Jimmy's Hall' is a subdued story of Irish activist Jimmy Gralton: Los Angeles Times

Lord of the Dance, review: 'Flatley's still a star – confident, driven and ruthlessly self-promoting': Daily Telegraph, September 4, 2014

George M. Cohan – "Born on the Fourth of July": Irish America

Journey back through the works of Irish filmmakers McDonagh and O'Sullivan: Irish Post, August 25, 2014

Mrs Engels by Gavin McCrea review – a symphony out of historical silence: The Guardian

Sean Scully Fills a Spanish Monastery With Bursts of Color: New York Times

In Northern Ireland, it's all about the drive: Toronto Globe and Mail

Belfast memorial to former Israel president Chaim Herzog removed:, August 12, 2014

The rules of Irish road bowling: Daily Telegraph, May 28, 2015

Man who thinks he is related to ancient Irish royalty claims – 'I'm King of Kilkenny Castle': Irish Mirror, September 10, 2014

Boston Mayor's Connemara 'homecoming': Connacht Tribune, September 7, 2014

DeLorean memories to be revived at anniversary event: Belfast Telegraph, August 14, 2014

Exploring the New York Irish brand: Irish Echo, August 14, 2014

July 8, 2015

Records raise John Lennon's family ghosts: Irish Examiner

Still dreaming: Evening Herald, August 8, 2014

Pilgrimage to Ireland to pay tribute to my guitar hero: The Herald

The Irish women behind Engels and the birth of communism: The Irish Times

'The Green Road,' by Anne Enright: New York Times

How I've used WB Yeats in my role as an Irish Ambassador: The Irish Times

This guy is travelling around Irish islands and writing a song a week about each one:

Bird's-eye view of remote Clare routes on Google: Irish Examiner, August 12, 2014

Brits and Americans are queuing up to get into Ireland:

An international African success story made possible by Irish Christian Brothers: The Irish Times

Portraits bring us face to face with Ireland in the 1970s: Irish Independent, August 7, 2014

Dennis Lehane talks blood and Boston at Free State Festival: Lawrence Journal-World

'My Planter's Burden' – by Brian Spencer:

Irish Roots – The origins of Molly Bloom get curiouser and curioser: The Irish Times

Charting the history of Irish performance art: Galway Advertiser, March 26, 2015 (by Áine Phillips)

When it comes to smearing the Irish, Australia is the world's serial offender: The Guardian

Financial technology takes a shine to Belfast: Financial Times

July 1, 2015

Bono and the band witnessed Ben Dunne's fall from grace: Sunday Independent

The Edge shares his secrets with our budding rock stars: Irish Independent

Sinead O'Connor on her drastic weight loss – 'I never eat a thing': Irish Independent

Ah, the luck -- and love -- of the Irish: Winnipeg Free Press

Irish weather was glorious for the filming of Saving Private Ryan and Spielberg wasn't happy:

Philosophy and a little passion – Roy Foster on WB Yeats and politics: The Irish Times

Yeats Country – The land of heart's desire: Irish Independent

The Good Son by Paul McVeigh review – Belfast boy in the 80s: The Guardian

Marian Keyes apologises for 'bigots' comment about Roscommon/South Leitrim: The Irish Times

In Northern Ireland, it's all about the drive: Toronto Globe and Mail

Surf's up for Fáilte Ireland as its Wild Atlantic Way rides the crest of a wave: Irish Examiner

Drone gives unique inside view of Dublin chimneys: Daily Telegraph

State seeks suitable venue for 1916 relatives' event: The Irish Times

Brits and Americans are queuing up to get into Ireland:

A taste of seasonal food in Ireland this autumn:

Ireland Inc. still a thousand miles from a Cead Mile Failte: Irish Independent

Obama praises Irish woman in speech on immigration reform: The Irish Times

'High Man' warrior makes its mark on ancient site: Irish Independent

The serial con artist who targeted Irish illegals in the US: The Irish Times

June 30, 2015

Sitting on a couch with U2 – Talking about concerts, life and T-shirts: Chicago Tribune

Thin Lizzy 'didn't want to release' The Boys Are Back In Town: Irish Independent

We honour Joyce every year – now an anniversary rightly puts the spotlight on 'pilgrim soul' WB Yeats: Irish Independent

Snow Patrol's Johnny McDaid reveals his favorite WB Yeats poem on writer's birthday: Irish Post

Yeats's tower was retreat, inspiration: Irish Echo

James Joyce – big in China: The Guardian

All roads lead to home for fractured Irish family: Winnipeg Free Press

Marian Keyes – Please can we stop saying 'chick-lit'?: Daily Telegraph

A Visit to Donleavyland, Sixty Years After "The Ginger Man": The New Yorker

In search of traditional music and a pint in Dublin: Dallas Morning News

Glenveagh National Park is just one of the many jewels clustered in the crown of County Donegal: Irish Mirror

Trail of 1916 Easter Rising sites launched to boost tourism: The Irish Times

Ireland now a whale-watching tourism hotspot: Irish Examiner

Bobby Jindal and Leo Varadkar – The two politicians could not be more different: India Times

Emigration and Ireland – The evolution of how we say goodbye:

NYPD Green, by Luke Waters review: an Irish cop's lively memoir: The Irish Times

The 18th century kiss-and-tell of a Dublin madam: Sunday Independent

June 14, 2015

U2's Bono to meet Harper, Mulcair and Trudeau on Parliament Hill Monday: CBC

Members of The Script pull woman from car crash: The Irish Times

Harry Potter's Evanna Lynch is just as fanciful in real life:, July 29, 2014

In The Rolling Hills Of Galway, Spirit Of W.B. Yeats Lives On:

WB Yeats – A towering figure in Irish public life as well as art: The Irish Times

Fight on to save retreat of a broken-hearted Yeats: Irish Independent, July 14, 2014

Story of mission to return remains of WB Yeats revealed by military archive: The Irish Times

Rediscovering Irish dancing in the Netherlands: The Irish Times

What's a few billion between brothers? Stripe's valuation doubles to $3.5bn:

Dublin coffee hub christened 'a must-see before you die' on International list: Irish Independent

Have Irish-language books fallen off the shelf?: The Irish Times

Treasure trove goes online in archives move: Irish Examiner, June 3, 2014

Remembering a father and his son: Irish Echo, July 17, 2014 [ #JFK ]

Killarney Park special branch on lookout for holly thieves: The Irish Times

The Irish 66ers: Irish America

Developing a charter for a new Ireland: Irish Voice/, May 9, 2014

First Global Forum convenes in Dublin: Irish Echo

Irish ambassador glad to see action on immigration: USA Today, December 5, 2014

June 13, 2015

Rejected 1964 snaps of Beatles in Belfast finally released: The Irish Times

Ex-U2 manager says iTunes album release a mistake: The Irish Times

Bono leaves waitress $150 tip, after she gives him dessert on the house: Irish Independent

Why it should be Sir Van the Man for our star of County Down: Belfast Telegraph

Galway locals bid to re-open WB Yeats tower: UTV Internet

Walt Disney asked to meet Eamon de Valera – to talk about leprechauns: Irish Independent

Hollywood eyes film about the Dundrum man who helped expose flash traders: Sunday Independent

Finnegans Wake – the book the web was invented for: The Guardian

Travel review: Ulster – Good times? No Troubles: Yorkshire Evening Post

Irish Roots – Glory be to the Ordnance Survey: The Irish Times

Glasnevin Cemetery documentary 'One Million Dubliners' wins top prize: Irish Independent

Rory McIlroy glory deserves a monument: Belfast Telegraph

Charles and Camilla fall under the spell of Lissadell: Irish Independent

Whiskey galore as Jack Daniels to build €44m Slane Castle distillery: Irish Independent

Global Irish Civic Forum a 'major step' in connecting with diaspora: The Irish Times

Samantha Power – the world's most powerful Irish person?: The Irish Times

Why Martin O'Malley is a very different kind of Irish American politician: Irish Voice/

Fintan O'Toole – Ireland has left 'tolerance' far behind: The Irish Times


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