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September 9, 2014

The Hewsons turn heads in New York as their Edun fashion project turns corner: Irish Independent

'Irish radio is killing Irish music', says folk star: Irish Post

'They were free settlers but I'd have preferred if they were convicts!' – Nicole Kidman chats to about her Irish ancestry and her new film: Irish Independent

Eoin Colfer 'was disco when everyone else was mod or metal': The Irish Times

A portrait of James Joyce in Trieste: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Frank McCourt museum 'needs more sponsorship to survive': Limerick Leader

Jackie Kennedy letters mystery deepens: Irish Independent

Irish Roots – The Monica Roberts Collection: The Irish Times

Our iconic cottages are being lost to time: Irish Independent

Building a Bit of Ireland in the U.S.: Wall St Journal

The Irish island that children learn to leave: BBC

A taste of Ireland: Napa Valley Register

Terry Wogan – 'My father was always bemused by my success': The Observer

Meet the toughest, most fierce creature known to man...the Irish Mammy: Evening Herald

Could Ireland be the one-stop shop for Europe's new online privacy laws?: The Drum

September 4, 2014

A Long Gestation for U2's Next Album: New York Times

Executive stole £650,000 from U2 and Prince's record company Universal Music then blamed theft on suffering from cancer: Daily Mail

Phil Lynott – The legend lives on: Irish Examiner

Gallagher was an inspiration, says Slash: Irish Examiner

'Calvary' could mark a signature role in Brendan Gleeson's career: Los Angeles Times

On the Seamus Heaney trail in Northern Ireland: Daily Telegraph

Maeve Binchy's new book was written by seven authors – will readers be able to spot the late writer's chapter?: Sunday Independent

A terrible beauty is born on screen with 1916 movie: Limerick Leader

5 free things to see in Belfast, Northern Ireland: Kankakee Daily Journal

Rory's place: UTV Internet

Northern Ireland's foodie rebirth: Daily Telegraph

It's Kansas, but not as you know it: Irish Echo

Portraits bring us face to face with Ireland in the 1970s: Irish Independent

O'Leary's charm offensive helps Ryanair traffic: The Scotsman

Development of 'youth gathering' for diaspora welcomed: The Irish Times

Row over drive for Irish nurses: The West Australian

September 2, 2014

U2 had to pay €8,241 to close Dublin streets: Evening Herald

Van takes to his old school stage: BBC

Robin Williams turned himself into Mrs Doubtfire in Dublin garden to thank Irish family: Irish Independent

Liam Neeson worries about doing a film around 'another f***ing phone call': Sunday Independent

Brendan O'Carroll's Who Do You Think You Are? – 'one of the best ever episodes in the show's 10 year history': Irish Independent

How Game Of Thrones sparked Northern Ireland property scramble: Belfast Telegraph

'Quiet Man' cottage needs State protection: Connacht Tribune

What became of the Riverdance Queen? Jean Butler explains why she left the limelight: Daily Express

Bellaghy remembers Seamus Heaney at special anniversary event: Mid Ulster Mail

C'mere boy – Spider-Man has Rebel roots, like: Irish Examiner

Rory McIlroy on target to enjoy the richest season in golf history: Daily Telegraph

Quick sand – Welcome to Irish beach racing at Laytown: CNN

US billionaire snaps up Lough Erne golf course for under $10 million: Irish Voice/

Almost 14,000 begin free online history course at Trinity College: The Irish Times

It's all a bit country as Irish TV goes after a worldwide audience: Irish Independent

August 30, 2014

Bridge closed for band that you too will never have heard of: The Irish Times

Bono's daughter tipped for stardom: Irish Examiner

Phil Lynott – The legend lives on: Irish Examiner

Rock: Jeff Buckley – Irish blood, an American heart: Sunday Independent

Maureen O'Hara tipped for Oscars lifetime award: Irish Examiner

Brian Keenan – 'The future is what matters now, not Beirut': The News Letter

Ned Kelly's childhood home for sale:

It's parish politics as Boston mayor hits Connemara: Irish Independent

Croke Park Classic is already a win for Ireland-born UCF kicker Sean Galvin: Orlando Sentinel

Exploring in Bray, I find Irish fans of American football and much more – Penn State in Ireland: Harrisburg Patriot-News

UCF game in Ireland special homecoming for coach George O'Leary: Orlando Sentinel

Simplicity is still name of the game for Rory McIlroy's ever-present mentor Michael Bannon: Daily Telegraph

Belfast – Former war zone now a tourist draw: Chicago Tribune

Irish nuns who spent lives on the missions had no homes to go to: The Irish Times

Irish Panel to Pick Privacy Regulator With Global Reach: New York Times

August 27, 2014

Sinead O'Connor – Why nothing compares to being the boss: Irish Examiner

'Ireland you are wonderful, love the people' tweets Mark Hamill as Star Wars crew depart after filming on Skellig Michael: Sunday World

His Turn With the Past – John Michael McDonagh Carves His Own Niche With 'Calvary': New York Times

James Joyce letter complains of hounding by press: The Guardian

Bellaghy plans two-day event to mark Seamus Heaney anniversary: Mid Ulster Mail

The gruesome true story behind Dracula: Was sinister vampire tale inspired by Bram Stoker's childhood blood-letting treatments?: Daily Mail

American seminary faces opposition to planned sale of portrait of Irish priest: The Irish Times

Decades after tragedy, Willises cheer stardom of 12 grandchildren: Chicago Sun Times

Irish Roots – Why can't you find your ancestors online?: The Irish Times

Motorbiking in Northern Ireland – The scenic route to the 'race of legends': Daily Telegraph

Ireland is officially the 'best country in the world', says study: The Independent

Irish Ghosts and Gaelic Greenery: Epoch Times

Flannery O'Connor was 'possibly the most theologically alert writer of the 20th century': The Irish Times

Order of Malta knights Irish man in ancient ceremony: The Irish Times

The mauled Celtic Tiger is ready to roar again: Sunday Telegraph

August 17, 2014

U2 – Stuck in a moment: The Irish Times

'Spider-Man' on Broadway – How Bono musical flopped: Irish Independent

Glen Hansard Surprises 'Once' Audience at Hollywood's Pantages Theater: Billboard

Joseph O'Neill – 'It's not my fault if every time I sit down to write, something big happens!': The Observer

Celebrating famous Seamus: Irish Independent (Editorial), April 23, 2014

What's in a name? James Joyce and a rare, misspelt encounter: Sunday Independent

Laura Dern falls in love with Ireland: Irish Examiner

WWE star Sheamus swaps wrestling ring for the Ring of Kerry...and attracts attention of Leinster stars: Irish Independent

James Brady, the pope and ethnic stereotypes: Los Angeles Times

Saratoga tips hat to Irishman who started it all: Washington Post

Hollywood Pride – The Amateur Career of Rory McIlroy: Golf Monthly

Maine Irish find kin with DNA: Irish Echo

Irish Roots – A rich source of records in Kew: The Irish Times

Walking Through History in Ireland: New York Times

Planned Jewish museum strikes discordant note: Sunday Independent

August 5, 2014

Star Wars in row with Unesco after film shoot takes over protected Irish island during key breeding season for rare birds: Daily Mail

Reel Talk with Liam Neeson – Back on our screens, this time voicing an animated raccoon in Nut Job: Irish Mirror

Two sons of Ireland contemplate the meaning of 'Calvary': Boston Globe

It's time Northern Ireland put Van Morrison on the map for tourists: Belfast Telegraph

I'm only remaining in Ireland for my children's sake – Sinead O'Connor: Irish Independent

Samuel Beckett's biographer reveals secrets of the writer's time as a French Resistance spy: Belfast Telegraph

For peat's sake! Competitors brave 120 yards of muddy water and slime for the 10th Northern Ireland Bog Snorkelling Championship: Daily Mail

David Feherty's career is not just garden-variety: Los Angeles Times

President Higgins brings Ireland and Brittany closer than ever at Festival Interceltique: The Irish Times

Wong – Generosity still links Ireland to Maritimes: Halifax Chronicle Herald

Could the fountain of youth lie in an Irish BOG? Peat that preserved 9,000-year-old bodies inspires new skincare range: Daily Mail

Engaging with our diaspora: The Irish Times (Editorial)

Irish Roots – Resurrecting Church of Ireland records: The Irish Times

Loughbrickland sculptor's sweet success in New York City: Banbridge Leader

Privacy activists launch lawsuit against Facebook: Deutsche Welle

August 3, 2014

Skellig expert hits out at filming on 'last bastion of Christianity': Irish Independent

War of words over Star Wars filming on Skellig Michael: The Irish Times

Force is strong in Skellig Michael as director JJ Abrams jets in: Irish Independent

Brendan Gleeson Forces Us to Care About His Catholic Priest in Calvary: Village Voice

Brendan O'Carroll's tears as he learns how his grandad was shot dead: Irish Mirror

Geldof rocks out with Strypes in pub: Irish Independent

Van Morrison takes his music home with concert near Belfast: Los Angeles Times

Garth Brooks concert cancellation damages Irish economy, expert claims:

Juno and the Paycock: A play ahead of its time: Toronto Globe and Mail

Irishman rows the Pacific in 45 days to break record: Evening Herald

Kerry town flags its support 'for all visitors': Irish Independent

In Dublin, Tweaking a High Tea: New York Times

Irish Roots – The General Register Office and The Irish Times

Irish bank pursuing Spire developer Garrett Kelleher: Chicago Tribune

The Fightin' Irish? Not when it comes to recession and austerity:

'Ireland is more communist now than Czechs were then...': Sunday Independent

July 26, 2014

Bono's girl Eve to join Spielberg and Hanks in new film: Irish Independent

Bird wars and 'Star Wars' on Skellig Michael: The Irish Times

Michael Flatley – New tour will be his curtain call.: Irish Examiner

Flatley 'bewildered' by tracksuit wearers: Evening Herald

Personal details removed from site over 'identity theft' concerns: The Irish Times

Mayor Walsh plans return to Irish roots: Boston Globe

Obama criticises companies 'magically becoming Irish': Irish Examiner

Google pays €27m corporation tax on €17bn revenue: Irish Independent

Stunning aerial shot of the Giant's Causeway: Belfast Telegraph

Santa Clara and Limerick Begin a Sister Cities Relationship: Santa Clara Weekly

Peter McDonagh on fighting for Ireland, doing jail time and dreams of becoming a World Champion: Irish Post

The allure of the Emerald Isle: Many locals with no Irish ancestry still feel a connection to that country: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Band of brothers instrumental in the evolution of surfing in Ireland: The Irish Times

Tony O'Reilly, tycoon who gambled and lost: Financial Times

WPI hosts students from Northern Ireland, which aims to create 20K STEM jobs in six years: Boston Business Journal

July 22, 2014

Bono's daughter Eve proving that she too has star power: Irish Independent

Art collector Bono finds what he's looking for at prestigious gallery: Irish Independent

Irish rookie rockers earn Strypes on Letterman show: Irish Independent

The Script save the world with their new single Superheroes: Daily Star

Flatley gave up his flight seat so my child could sit with us, says ultimate fighter 'Iceman' Chuck: Evening Herald

Irishwoman inspires new 'CSI' spin-off: Irish Independent

US-based Colm to take on Irish films: Evening Herald

An Author Known for Empathy Has None for His Attacker: New York Times

Collection of James Joyce papers available online: The Irish Times

Man In The Shadows, by Gordon Henderson – Review: National Post

CBS Sports' David Feherty on His Mental Illness and Pill-Popping: 'He's Got Every Psychosis There Is': Hollywood Reporter

St. Louis lawyer, Ireland ambassador nominee, answers questions at Foreign Relations hearing: St. Louis Post Dispatch

Irish Soda Bread: Arizona Republic

Edward Fitzpatrick – In Ireland, 80-year-old peace activist's airport protest lands her in prison: Providence Journal

Pub landlord offers up holiday home to 'the forgotten Irish': Irish Post

Festival promoting Irish tourism bound for Boston: Boston Globe

July 17, 2014

U2 ... before they found what they were looking for: Sunday Independent

Bono's daughter tells him to 'stick to day job': Irish Examiner

Cavan-born Strypes are ready to take on the world: Irish Independent

Fassbender delighted at home role: Evening Herald, April 15, 2014

A little dose of quality TV redemption could be just the role Colin Farrell needs: Evening Herald

An Irishman's Diary on the man who inspired 'On the Waterfront': The Irish Times

Dermot Healy obituary: The Guardian

Brendan's tragic voyage: Behan in the USA: The Rise and Fall of the Most Famous Irishman in New York: The Irish Times

Cheryl Cole shuts down £2.5m Irish company after avoiding paying £200,000 in UK tax: Daily Mail

Move over Garth Brooks – I'm the biggest show in town now: Sunday Independent

Gaelic football and hurling's ruling body accused of selling its soul to Sky: The Guardian

Irish 'damaging English virgins' remark deemed offensive: The Irish Times

Ireland Park reopens to public after four years of isolation: Toronto Star

Hamill – Man teaches Irish immigrant father how to read with Daily News: New York Daily News

Ambassador Samantha Power Has Some Career Advice for You: Glamour

Irish Roots – Conga lines of dancing Northern Irish civil servants: The Irish Times

July 13, 2014

Turmoil in Irish parliament 'beyond parody' after Garth Brooks cancels five concerts in Dublin: National Post

Irish family claims credit for getting Garth Brooks to come back to Croke Park: Irish Mirror, January 22, 2014

'Memphis Eve Sunny Day, we knew I would be bullied so I shortened it,' says Bono's girl: Irish Independent

Adam Clayton credits Eric Clapton for his decision to seek treatment in rehab: Montreal Gazette

Watch U2's Triumphant Performance of 'The Electric Co.' at 1983's US Festival:, December 2, 2013

We Irish are great at death but – unlike Bob – we still don't know how to grieve: Evening Herald

Liam Neeson's flying visit home with US camera crew in tow as actor's life and times focus of documentary: Belfast Telegraph, January 4, 2014

Down but not out – Pierce Brosnan explains how he made it through the deaths of his wife and adopted daughter: New York Daily News

'I can't read my books, they are an embarrassment to me' – John Banville: Irish Independent, November 18, 2013

Word for Word – the State should buy O'Brien's old home: The Irish Times

Kardashian tweet adds to golden glow of Northern Ireland self-tanning firm: The Irish Times

Ireland – Vinegar Hill revisited: St Catherine Standard

Past meets present in Ireland: Pensacola News Journal

Brown – From Irish dairy farm to immigration reform to U.S. citizenship: Chicago Sun Times

Irish Roots – Why Irish administrative areas are so peculiar: The Irish Times

July 7, 2014

Garth Brooks Croke Park concerts: 160,000 fans to be left heartbroken as permission refused for two nights: Irish Mirror

Robert Kennedy's widow told Irish priest Jackie letters could be 'burned': The Irish Times

Bob Geldof – I still cry in the street over Peaches' death: The Guardian

Brendan Gleeson – sins of the fathers: The Guardian

Writer Colum McCann speaks out on being beaten up in New Haven: Irish Voice/

Joseph O'Connor – Being Irish in Britain is not the big thing it once was: Irish Post

€10m Monet restored after attack: Irish Examiner

Genealogical research can't link Toledo Mayor Collins, Irish hero Collins: Toledo Blade

Irish Roots – The Placenames Commission improved by abolition: The Irish Times

2,000 Americans wait to discover truth of their Irish adoptions: Irish Voice/

When in Ireland, Make the Leap: Rocky Mountain Collegian

The kindest place on Earth? IRELAND: Report ranks countries by how much they offer the world – and Libya is at the bottom: Daily Mail

My American Dream, by bike...: Ballymoney Times

Silicon Valley tech startups find a second home in Ireland: San Jose Mercury News

Why is it ok to be racist to the Irish Down Under?: Irish Independent

June 26, 2014

Bono Chastises Apple for Inconspicuous (Red) Branding, Solicits Marketing Ideas at Cannes: Billboard

Paul McGuinness on Life After U2, Midem, Calling Out Tech Companies (Q&A): Billboard, February 6, 2014

Ballyglunin, Co. Galway – The Quiet Man train station, and floods of happy memories: Irish Voice/

Freedom of Dublin city request for Maureen O'Hara: Irish Independent

Saoirse Ronan: The Grand Budapest Hotel cast was like being part of an amazing family: Daily Mirror

Game of Thrones staff happy in Belfast – HBO boss sorry for panning city: Belfast Telegraph

Biopic and black comedy tackle church, politics, power in Ireland: The Observer

Walk among Ireland's literary giants: Vancouver Sun

Whizzes of Oz – Irish success stories in Australia: The Irish Times

For Some, San Francisco Latino History Began With Irish Songs: Latina Lista

Got a little Irish in you?: The Massachusetts Daily Collegian, April 17, 2014

Emigrants in Ireland send back €795 million every year:

Making History Together – Strengthening the U.S.-Irish Relationship:

Drenagh: County Londonderry stately home goes into administration: BBC

Northern Ireland is the most successful country ever in World Cup finals: The Irish Times

Second time lucky for Ireland's credit rating?:

June 24, 2014

U2 need to be respected like Joyce or Beckett... they helped put Ireland on the cultural map: Sunday Independent

Colm Meaney set for Oscar Wilde role: Irish Independent

'Game of Thrones' star urged to keep acting by creator: Irish Examiner

Belfast mayor hits back at Game of Thrones TV boss who says it's 'not the most cosmopolitan of cities to spend half the year': Daily Mail

Colum McCann: By the Book: New York Times

A portrait of Joyce's city 100 years on: Irish Independent

Leopold Bloom's pharmacy under threat after rates hike: The Irish Times

Ireland Park, haunting memorial to Toronto's Irish immigrants, set to reopen after four year wait: National Post

Boston memorial to Connemara man who helped Irish get visas: Connacht Tribune

Nothing But The Same Old Story – Boston's emigrant experience at one with London: Irish Post

Former billionaire Tony O'Reilly now insolvent: Irish Examiner

Designer John Rocha is stepping back from fashion: Sunday Independent

Irish Roots – Accenuate the negative: The Irish Times

Silicon Valley tech firms' role in Ireland growing: San Francisco Chronicle

Harry Potter owl flies 1,000km to settle in Burren: Irish Examiner

June 16, 2014

Daniel Day-Lewis to be knighted by Queen Elizabeth: The Irish Times

Sinead O'Connor Renames New Album 'I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss': Rolling Stone

The Pogues' James Fearnley on Shane MacGowan, the difference time can make, and the diary that became his new memoir: San Francisco Bay Guardian

People are not always who they appear to be: Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Previous Next 'I was abused – now I'm tackling it on TV': Gabriel Byrne's had painful personal experience of the murky world at the heart of his new drama: Daily Mail

Jimmy's Hall, review – 'exasperatingly thin': Daily Telegraph

'Jimmy's Hall' is a fine film but Irish society wasn't as black and white as Loach depicts: Irish Independent

Joyce, 'Ulysses' and obscenity viewed in page-turner style: Washington Post

Irish Roots – Records for Bloomsday: The Irish Times

Madonna writes heartfelt tribute to late designer friend: The Herald

HBO executive less than glowing about Belfast: BBC

Hot Air – Dallas golf announcer David Feherty a driving force in Troops First Foundation: Dallas Morning News

Big-brother CCTV cameras have Irish islanders up in arms: New York Daily News

Microsoft in battle with US government over bank account info held in Ireland: Irish Independent

An Irish touchdown in Silicon Valley: The Irish Times

June 11, 2014

Dropping €111m can't keep Bono and the boys off music rich list: Evening Herald

Councillor urges cleaning up of crack den near Bono's home: Sunday Independent

How Newfoundland seduced Brendan Gleeson: Toronto Star

Irish ridicule of priests 'ludicrous' – Brendan Gleeson: Irish Catholic

Irish Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch leaves the innocence of Luna Lovegood far behind in new film thriller: Irish Independent

An interview with Chris O'Dowd, the homeless Tony nominee: New York Post

How Newfoundland seduced Brendan Gleeson: Toronto Star

Irish ridicule of priests 'ludicrous' – Brendan Gleeson: Irish Catholic

Putting the Catholic Church in Its Place: Counter Punch

Ken Loach – 'Sack film critics and get ordinary punters in': The Guardian

McBride wins top literary award for first her novel at Listowel Writers Week: Irish Examiner

Irish women as seen by Lavery and Yeats: The Irish Times

Representing the next generation of the Kennedy clan: The Irish Times

Bringing Irish tradition to Alabama: Auburn Plainsman

Even Ulan Bator has Irish pubs: BBC

In Ireland, 10 Years of Fresh Air: New York Times

Whiskey makers in high spirits as US sales take off: Irish Independent

Why Irish America shouldn't expect special treatment on immigration: The Irish Times

Well, well: Storm brings historic discovery in Limerick: Limerick Leader

June 4, 2014

How The Oscars Proved That U2 Still Lives Up To The Hype:

O'Malley's March to open for Irish rock band in Baltimore on Saturday: Baltimore Sun

Christy Moore review – 'A singer who cares passionately about his material': The Guardian

On the trail of the 'Wild Colonial Boy': The Irish Times

Fassbender – Steve McQueen changed my life: Irish Examiner

Miss Julie – Colin Farrell and Jessica Chastain share kiss at Castle Coole in Fermanagh: Belfast Telegraph

Emotional blackmail on the Emerald Isle – Jimmy's Hall by Ken Loach: New Statesman

Roddy Doyle interview: You should start writing what you really want to write, not what you think will be easier: The Guardian

James Joyce likely had syphilis, new history of 'Ulysses' surmises: Los Angeles Times

Review: The Rising – This loud and proud telling of the 1916 Rising leaves no soldier behind: The Irish Times

Ireland's Sinéad proves she's a cut above for A-list clients: Irish Examiner

Vivienne Dick – stifled in Ireland, celebrated in New York: The Irish Times

First impressions of Ireland: Pensacola News Journal

There Really Is Good Food In Ireland -- And It's Coming To The U.S.:

Irish writer charts changing attitudes to immigrants: The Irish Times

U.S. Immigration Reform Tops Irish Ambassador's Wish List:

Irish Famine Memorial Fund Having World-Wide Impact: Boston College Chronicle

June 3, 2014

Bono, The Edge Join Fender's Board of Directors: Billboard

I was feeling empty despite life of privilege, U2 star Adam reveals: Irish Independent

Dolores O'Riordan – 'You get to the point where you want to die just to get peace': Sunday Independent

Angelou in Chicago in 1960 – Singing with the Clancy Brothers: Chicago Tribune

Riverdance's Padraic Moyles – This day twenty years ago my life changed forever: Irish Independent

Gabriel Byrne on Quirke: 'He is more at home among the dead than with the living': Daily Express

Steve Urbon – Irish sister city to celebrate 'Moby-Dick,' then dissolve government:

The Thrill of it All review – Joseph O'Connor goes in search of the rock'n'roll grail: The Observer

Kim, Kanye ... Kork? Couple honeymoon in Ireland: Irish Examiner

Cork – there's nowhere better for a Kim and Kanye honeymoon: The Guardian

Irish War Photographer Richard Mosse Awarded Deutsche Börse Prize: Art Slant

'This was destiny' – In Omaha, historian who unearthed Nebraskan's WWII plane discusses its discovery: Omaha World-Herald

Who was Fr Joseph Leonard?: The Irish Times

Las Vegas Hosts Ireland's Top Tech Conference: The Motley Fool

Irish Regulator Finds Himself at Heart of Privacy Debate: New York Times

May 25, 2014

Riverdance directors share €75m pay as show celebrates two-decade run: Irish Examiner

Kinks icon tells of his Irish brush with death: Irish Independent

Imelda May: 'My baby won't stop me rocking': Daily Telegraph

Jim Sheridan plans film about Lockerbie bombing: The Guardian

Colm Toibin – how I wrote Mary's story: Daily Telegraph

Yes, I said yes... Ulysses is a British novel: The Irish Times

John Banville – 'Quirke comes from the damaged recesses of my Irish soul': The Guardian

Rudyard Kipling and the century-old WWI mystery: Toronto Star

Enniskillen's Samuel Beckett festival draws international stars for happy days by the lakes: The Guardian

Bestselling author found dead in her Irish home: Irish Independent

From the Giant's Causeway to Crohy Sea Arch, breathtaking photos of hidden Ireland show Emerald Isle as never before: Daily Mail

Captivated by Irish hurling, US soldiers brought it home: Boston Globe

Philip Treacy's creations are star draw at wedding show: Irish Independent

Irish Roots – Pre-1901 censuses launching today: The Irish Times

Papa John's founder: What Irish castles can teach you about running a small business: Washington Post

May 22, 2014

9/11 survivor says visiting museum will be too painful: Irish Examiner

Rare U2 recordings from 1980 go up for auction: NME

Ronan Keating wanted to be in U2: RTE

Rihanna being sued by former Irish bodyguard for defamation: Irish Independent

Liam Neeson narrates short film about New York's history with horses: New York Daily News

Hollywood's Hardest Working Actor May Finally Get His Big Break: Buzzfeed

Room author Emma Donoghue – 'I write on a treadmill...actually on a treadmill': Irish Post

A Shooting Star – Brendan Behan in Sausalito:

Irish authors step out of James Joyce's shadow to take on Dubliners: The Irish Times

Yeats rising: Philadelphia Inquirer

Mirror girl on the Malin Head trail: It's Ireland's best-kept secret but the locals want to change that: Irish Mirror

Irish Roots – Reverse genealogy: The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins to help US ties in Chicago: Irish Independent

Ryanair opens doors for competitors: The Irish Times

Fear for thousands of jobs as Obama wants to hit our business tax rates: Irish Independent

Boston policeman finds himself on busman's holiday, court hears: Irish Examiner

May 9, 2014

U2 named among stadium-filling elite: Irish Examiner

Force is with Brendan Gleeson's son Domhnall as he lands 'Star Wars' role: Irish Independent

Fassbender – Training for '300' made me physically ill: Irish Examiner

Jamie Dornan – 'I'd like to stop tying women up': The Guardian

The burning passion behind why we Irish dance: Irish Voice/

Book review – 'Chestnut Street' by Maeve Binchy: Boston Globe

Sebastian Barry's Quarrel With Irish History: Daily Beast

Letter said Brendan Behan 'not amenable to any law or order': The Irish Times

The untold story of Ireland – Poitín: Irish Voice/

Why East-West divide could be down to men's Irish DNA: The Herald

Flash Boy – Irish telecoms expert a catalyst in unmasking speed trading tactics: The Irish Times

Irish TV bids to woo the diaspora with tractors and song: The Irish Times

Carriages Belong in Central Park (by Liam Neeson): New York Times

Irish workers find Pictou's weather cold, locals' kindness warm: Cape Breton Post

Ireland 'a dream trip' for most Americans: Irish Independent

Medieval Granard to become the crown jewel of Irish tourism: Longford Leader

May 4, 2014

U2 aim to have new album on horizon by end of the year says Adam Clayton: Irish Mirror

Adam Clayton – 'My drinking made it hard for the rest of U2 to put up with me': Irish Independent

Saoirse Ronan 'almost missed out on an Oscar nomination': Irish Independent

Irish actors Chris O'Dowd and Sarah Greene nominated for Tony Awards: The Irish Times

Why the dance never stopped – Riverdance 20 years later: Sunday Independent

Percy French moosic helps bring home the tender beef: The Irish Times

Finding Too Much of Nothing on an Irish Farm: New York Times

How TV fell out of love with George Bernard Shaw:

Late author Marsha Mehran led reclusive life, say Mayo locals: The Irish Times

Seamus Heaney 'to bid us marvellous farewell' from Dublin Airport: Irish Examiner

Digitised Abbey Theatre archive exhibition to open at NUI Galway: The Irish Times

Brian Boru trail taking in Tipperary's historic sites is launched: Tipperary Star

Burren and Cliffs of Moher site shortlisted for award: The Irish Times

Massachusetts – Home of Fake Irish People, say Brits:

The often-forgotten Irish who live on Britain's margins must be remembered too: The Irish Times

Polish say 'go raibh maith agat' for ten years of an Irish welcome: The Irish Times

April 26, 2014

Saoirse dreams of being Jean in Riverdance: Evening Herald

Angela Lansbury: 'Ireland move saved kids' lives': Daily Express

Bob Geldof regrets not having opportunity to tell Peaches he loved her: Irish Independent

Seamus Heaney – Paul Simon takes part in Dublin tribute: BBC

Ulster Scots poet in 'duet' with Seamus Heaney: Londonderry Sentinel, February 27, 2014

Was It Any Use? – Donal Ryan's 'Spinning Heart': New York Times BUY the book —  Or in UK£'s

Irish dance 'not pageant, but competitive sport': Irish Examiner

My idea of hell? 5,000 Irish dancers – and me: Daily Telegraph

That's not a hermit... That's a hermit! Stuntman who appeared in Hollywood's biggest films including Crocodile Dundee gave it all up to be only resident of abandoned island off Irish coast: Daily Mail

Ballyliffin, Ireland: Great links between the sea and the mountains: Toronto Star

Belfast and Boston to be named sister cities: Belfast Telegraph, March 25, 2014

Breen – Forty shades of green: Reno Gazette-Journal

Ireland's answer to Pacific Highway aims to woo the world: Irish Independent

TV channel for Irish diaspora says it will create 150 jobs: The Irish Times

Why others should be inspired by the late Lord Ballyedmond: Belfast Telegraph (Editorial)

April 20, 2014

'We pray to the risen Jesus': U2's Bono reveals he worships with his family on a giant bed: Daily Mail

Colin Farrell 'moved' by Ger McDonnell's K2 film: Limerick Leader

Pupils starstruck as Michael Fassbender pops in to his old school: Irish Independent

Michael Flatley hails 'Olympics' of Irish dancing as it opens in London: Irish Independent

Think you look Irish? Canada-UK co-production needs extras of all ages for film set in 1950s: Montreal Gazette

The Temporary Gentleman by Sebastian Barry review – the upheaval of war: The Guardian

Cult of Myles gathers to honour unholy trinity: The Irish Times

Michelle Obama's trip to Ireland cost taxpayers over $7.9 million: Daily Caller

Irish Boxty Potatoes: NBC Connecticut

Irish fashion makes the cut at start of President's state visit: The Irish Times

Jim Flaherty's life and legacy: 1949-2014: CBC

Terence Corcoran – A fitting tribute to Jim Flaherty: National Post

Irish Open to be staged in Northern Ireland twice over next three years: Irish Mirror

TCD backs rebranding as 'Trinity College, the University of Dublin': The Irish Times

Many Cars Are Green, but Only a Few Can Be Called Irish: New York Times

April 13, 2014

U2's Joshua Tree to be preserved in US: RTE

Gelzinis – Ronan Tynan's voice offers solace: Boston Herald

Chris O'Dowd interview – 'Fame hasn't changed me. But it's changed everybody around me': Daily Telegraph

'Game of Thrones' writers met as students in Trinity: Irish Independent

Seamus Heaney: Four days of celebration to explore the rich legacy of Northern Ireland's greatest wordsmith: Belfast Telegraph

King of New York: Brendan Behan's American fame: The Irish Times

Jim Flaherty's values were forged by blue-collar roots, a big Irish family and heartbreaking adversity: Toronto Globe and Mail

Is this the best singing priest ever?: The Guardian

Aloha! Brian Boru painting is home from Hawaii: Sunday Independent

'After 50 years in Britain, I thought I'd never see this day' – view from Windsor: Irish Post

Higgins pays tribute to 'vital role' of Irish emigrants: Irish Independent

Caring for a nation: recognising the contribution of Irish NHS workers: The Irish Times

Titanic memorial garden to open in Cobh: Irish Examiner

A Patch of Ireland in The Bronx: NY City Lens

Tá language barrier agam: Irish Examiner




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