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  1. Getting Ready for St. Patrick's Day Tourists in IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Skift

    From pubs to natural attractions, the holiday gives visitors the incentive they need to visit "now" rather than the future, a critical factor which all destinations look to promote. In this March 17, 2014 photo provided by Helen O'Neill, a man dressed as "St.

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  2. Cut-to-the-bone coalition demonises oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Irish Republican News

    The Dublin government has attempted to turn the tables on its left-wing opponents this week with efforts to portray them as "dangerous" and "anti-democratic". The exchanges came amid ongoing demonstrations over the imprisonment of anti-austerity protestors in Dublin.

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  3. Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade steps off March 14 in UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

    Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade stepped off on Morris Avenue the tradition continues on Saturday, March 14 at 1 p.m., sharp with thousands of marchers and spectators gathering to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland. This year's Grand Marshal, Union County College President Margaret M. McMenamin of Springfield, will lead the march of bagpipe and high school bands, local police and fire department units, veterans groups and many more organizations through the center of Union.

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  4. Graham Dwyer Trial: Childhood friend saw 'nothing unusual' on night out with accused, court toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    One of Graham Dwyer's childhood friends has told the Central Criminal Court how the murder accused organised a get-together with pals. Colm Costello agreed with Sean Guerin SC, prosecuting, that he was originally from Bandon, Co Cork, and had known Mr Dwyer since childhood.

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  5. Analysis: Jackman on Ireland's chances v EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RTE.ie

    Ireland and England both bring strong records into Sunday's clash at Aviva Stadium. Ireland are going for their tenth successive win .

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  6. Eircom to launch new 'pure' broadband with speeds of up to 1,000MbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    Eircom will launch new 'pure' fibre broadband services with speeds of 150Mbs, 300Mbs and 1,000Mbs in August, according to its chief executive. The new services will be part of a new 'fibre-to-the-home' package that is currently being built in 16 towns around Ireland and is planned for 66 towns around the country.

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  7. Irish university job application form asks 'do you suffer problems with menstrual periods?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    University job application form sparks fury in Ireland with questions such as 'do you suffer problems with menstrual periods?' and 'do you suffer any breast problems?' A university job application form has sparked fury in Ireland after it emerged candidates were being asked about their menstrual cycle. Questions on the form, issued by the National University of Ireland Galway, included 'do you suffer with menstrual periods?' and 'do you suffer any breast problems?', it has been reported.

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  8. TV highlights for today Friday Feb 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RTE.ie

    It's Eurosong time on The Late Late Show , James Spader's back for more dodgy dealings on The Blacklist , while Sybil Mulcahy starts her own evening show in Life Ah, come on! Where's this year going in such a hurry? It's the Late Late Eurosong 2015 special tonight as this year's Eurovision Song Contest entry is decided live on the show. Join host Ryan Tubridy as he introduces the five acts in the running to represent Ireland at this year's Eurovision, which will be held in the Austrian city of Vienna.

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  9. Lure of the sacredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | West Hawaii Today

    Climbers near the summit of Croagh Patrick, a holy mountain in County Mayo, Ireland, July 27, 2014. The mountain, where the fifth century saint is said to have fasted for 40 days and nights, draws more than a million visitors - tourists and pilgrims from around the world - every year.

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  10. Yeats Country: 17 photos of Sligo and Leitrim that are pure poetryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Independent.ie

    Eagle's Rock, Co. Leitrim: "On a recent hike with Northwest Adventure Tours, we come across this mound; it looked like a glacial slide had pushed it down and left a nice viewing point to stand upon."

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  11. 3 Apple Projects to Watch in 2015Read the original story

    Thursday | The Motley Fool

    Rumors of an Apple television set have kept reporters busy for years, and now news the company has been hiring people with experience creating cars has the Internet buzzing about a potential electric vehicle. That might happen someday, but not in 2015 .

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  12. In Ireland, St. Patrick's mountain attracts pilgrims, hikers and tourists alikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    This July 27, 2014 photo shows climbers on the slopes of Croagh Patrick in County Mayo, Ireland. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people - pilgrims and tourists from around the world - climb the holy mountain where the fifth century saint is said to have fasted for forty days and nights as he wrestled with demons and banished snakes from Ireland.

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  13. Impact of Language Barriers on Stroke Care and Outcomes [Clinical Sciences]Read the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Circulation

    From the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada ; and Department of Medicine, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland . Background and Purpose- Language barriers may lead to poor quality of care, particularly for conditions like acute stroke for which diagnosis and treatment decision making rely on taking an accurate patient history.

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  14. Graham Dwyer Trial: Accused and his wife celebrated joint birthday in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Independent.ie

    Murder accused Graham Dwyer and his wife had a joint birthday dinner in a restaurant on the same day Elaine O'Hara's skeletal remains were discovered, the Central Criminal Court has heard. She told the Central Criminal Court she was aware Ms O'Hara's remains were found in the Dublin mountains that day.

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  15. In Ireland, pilgrims and tourists on St. Patrick's mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this March 17, 2014 photo provided by Helen O'Neill, a man dressed as "St. Patrick" dances along the parade route of the St. Patrick's Day festival in Dublin.

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  16. Column: Sonia O'Sullivan on the European IndoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | RTE.ie

    I never ran at these championships, they never really registered for me. My focus was always winter training, World Cross Country, a little rest, then re-build for the outdoor season.

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  17. Property sales are running at 50pc 'normal' rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Independent.ie

    Detached dwellings accounted for the largest proportion of the Irish housing while apartments comprised 9pc of the total Just 2pc of Ireland's total housing stock of two million properties changed hands last year, but 4pc turnover is usual for a functioning market. The data reflects the shortage of property to market in Ireland, and may also highlight relatively tight credit for home purchasing, as well as a lack of financial resources to acquire property.

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  18. College lecturers to strike over 'demotion' proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Independent.ie

    More than 1,500 students at St Angela's College in Sligo will be affected after staff reacted angrily to the proposed "demotion" in a 'Heads of Agreement' deal as the college plans its merger with NUI Galway. Lecturers would not face any salary cuts as part of the merger, but would lose status in the profession, the Teachers' Union of Ireland said.

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  19. Alkermes' Corporate Presentation to be Webcast at the Cowen and Company 35th Annual Health Care ConferenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Freshnews

    Alkermes plc announced today that its corporate presentation will be webcast live at the Cowen and Company 35th Annual Health Care Conference on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at 10:40 a.m. EST from The Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston. The presentation may be accessed under the Investors tab on www.alkermes.com and will be archived for 14 days.

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  20. Rogue trader Nick Leeson warns 'above the law' City bankers will never stop dodgy dealingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Mirror.co.uk

    The infamous banker, who singlehandedly caused the collapse of Barings bank, says financiers are funding political parties so they are not being held to account Rogue trader Nick Leeson has warned that dodgy dealing by City bankers is worse than ever before and will never be stamped out. The infamous banker is convinced that wheeler dealers are still up to no good, despite the turmoil of the financial crisis and a wave of recent scandals.

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