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  1. Flights and ferries cancelled as hurricane hits IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Hurricane Gonzalo, which was 460km wide and causing strong winds across a larger 1,280km-wide area, approaching Ireland Britain and Ireland in the early hours of Monday. Credit: NEODAAS/University of Dundee.


  2. Met Eireann issues weather warning across IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Strong to gale force winds are forecast for Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo, Cavan, Monaghan, Galway and Roscommon, Munster and Leinster. The inclement conditions have already caused some cancellations for passengers with Irish Ferries cancelling the Jonathan Swift service for tomorrow.


  3. Western PerspectivesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | McGraw-Hill Construction

    It reads almost like a scene from a crime drama. In Galway, Ireland, Kevin Sullivan would periodically meet with an indiscernible figure.


  4. The Ancient Swirl of Time that is Always Present Over Coney IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Mr. Beller's Neighborhood

    It's a bone chilling day in winter as I park my car on a side street next to the Cyclone roller coaster. My head is spinning with all these old Brooklyn memories, and I've come back here now looking for signs of them, looking for pieces left behind from the sad sweep of time.


  5. Son of a Gun misfires at Oz cinemasRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Inside Film

    Shoot in HD without the encumbrance of cables. Transmit wirelessly with the new Airpul wireless audio and video transmission system.


  6. Time for Martin O'Neill to close the door on NobleRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    THE touch from Jeff Hendrick that set up Ireland's magic moment in Gelsenkirchen last Tuesday night gets better with every viewing. It's worth watching again and again, the confidence of a 22-year-old Dubliner adapting to the biggest stage and having the talent to size up a situation and improvise with a clever piece of skill that created John O'Shea's Hollywood strike.


  7. Portlaoise's great St Patrick's parade proves later is often betterRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Leinster Express

    BELLY dancers and samba dancers, bogmen and bankers, snakes and singers, bands galore and much more - and vindication for Jack Nolan and his 18-strong committee. The Portlaoise St Patrick's Day parade, held last Sunday, was, in the opinion of many, the best ever and participants travelled especially from as far away as Sligo.


  8. Rose Hynes charting a successful route for Shannon AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Limerick Today

    ROSE Hynes, the chairman of Shannon Airport, has been named the Limerick Person of the Month for her role in leading the turnaround at the airport since it was made independent in January 2013. "It is an honour and I really appreciate it.


  9. Look! Downton Abbey's Lady Mary dons Munster stripRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    M'lady! Downton Abbey actress Michelle Dockery showed her support for Munster in yesterday's European Champions Cup clash with Sale by donning the team's full strip. Michelle, whose father, Michael Francis Dockery, hails from Athlone, plays Lady Mary Crawley in the bespoke soap and she proudly showed her allegiance to Ireland during yesterday's match, which Munster won by one point.


  10. Return of the creators of Celtic rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    Famously, the first rock concert The Edge ever went to was Horslips in the mid 70s in Skerries. And the last time I saw Bono in the flesh was at the Horslips concert in Dublin's Olympia last Christmas.


  11. I am who I am, says gay priest in property row with his former loverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 |

    Fr Gabriel Rosbotham arrives at Donegal Town Courthouse where he is suing Hugh Crawford over the ownership of a house. Photo: Jason McGarrigle It was, perhaps, one of the most bizarre property disputes in a country with more than its fair share of such legal arguments; a Catholic priest suing his former Franciscan friar lover for the rights to a cottage.


  12. International award for Ballyshannon's Rossa DanagherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Donegal Today

    Rossa, who owns Rossano's Hair Stylists in Ballyshannon and Sligo, took a first place International Visionary Award in ladies cut and colour at the Alternative Hair Show. His winning entry provided a full fashion head-to-toe look.


  13. International honours for RossaRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Donegal Today

    Rossa, who owns Rossano's Hair Stylists in Ballyshannon and Sligo, took a first place International Visionary Award in ladies cut and colour. His winning entry provided a full fashion head-to-toe look.


  14. Carrick station misses outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Carrickonshannon Today

    Carrick-on-Shannon train station missed out on provincial glory at last Monday's Train Station Awards ceremony which was held in Dublin. Westport and Ballinasloe stations were nominated, along with Carrick-on-Shannon as the best stations in Connacht with Westport announced as the winner.


  15. World's fastest growing watersport beams Sligo into 50 million homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 |

    Heard of SUP? You soon will, as the sport is set to showcase Sligo in millions of households around the world. The sport - a cross between surfing and kayaking that sees participants standing on large boards to propel themselves through waterways and waves - is reported to be one of the fastest growing sports on the planet.


  16. Sheryl Crow and Bell X1 for Sligo LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 |

    Michael , Dezi and John Joe came together in the healthy Manchester-Irish traditional music scene, and were subsequently joined by guitarist Ed Boyd. For the past two years, McGoldrick has been touring as a member of Mark Knopfler's band.


  17. Studio Tour at Walker Metalsmiths Celtic Jewelry Will Include Craft...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | PRWeb

    Stephen Walker will present a lecture about medieval Celtic chip-carving during the Friday evening preview. Lost wax casting demonstrations an displays of original silver and gold jewelry will be featured for the 27th Allegany Artisans Studio Tour, October 18 & 19. More than just "eye-candy" will be on display at Walker Metalsmiths Celtic Jewelry October 17 - 19. Walker's original creations are based on traditional Scottish and Irish themes.


  18. Shipwreck! New MOSH exhibit shares Odyssey Marine Exploration's treasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Florida Times-Union

    The new exhibit at the Museum of Science & History, "Odyssey's Shipwreck! Pirates & Treasure," is "the largest traveling exhibit ever at MOSH," says Maria Hane, the museum's executive director. Its collection of artifacts and interactive exhibits, spread over two floors at MOSH, documents several of the shipwreck sites that have been salvaged by Odyssey Marine Exploration, an American company whose mission is "is to search the world's oceans and discover shipwrecks with interesting stories, artifacts and treasures."


  19. New book on life of Captain Jack WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Ballymena Today

    'Captain Jack White: Imperialism, Anarchism and the Irish Citizen Army' tells the long overlooked story of a fascinating and often controversial figure in Irish history. Jack White was born in 1879 outside Broughshane, Co.


  20. Taking a 'hawk walk' in IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 |

    GREAT BIRD: Visitors to Ireland can take the opportunity to hold a Harris hawk such as this one held by Prince William. I swung my arm forward with an exaggerated swooping motion, and, as promised, Milly took to the air.