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Boston Strong: 36,000 run emotional Boston Marathon
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Boston Strong: 36,000 run emotional Boston Marathon

Apr 21st 2014, 6:43 PM 16,091 Views 5 Comments

Meb Keflezighi, who gave the Boston fans their first American men’s champ in more than three decades, wore the names of four victims on his running bib.

Two backpacks detonated by police near finish line of Boston marathon
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Two backpacks detonated by police near finish line of Boston marathon

Apr 16th 2014, 8:14 AM 24,743 Views 38 Comments

A suspect was arrested on the anniversary of last year’s bombing.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Apr 15th 2014, 8:18 AM 7,838 Views 2 Comments

It’s Tuesday – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

Column: One year on, we remember the lives lost and forever altered by the Boston bombings
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Column: One year on, we remember the lives lost and forever altered by the Boston bombings

Apr 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 38 Views 27 Comments

It is unfortunate that, sometimes, it takes a tragedy of this magnitude to vitiate differences and to remind us of our common humanity, writes Larry Donnelly.

Pics: Before and after - Boston since the marathon bombings
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Pics: Before and after - Boston since the marathon bombings

Apr 15th 2014, 7:57 AM 11,113 Views 5 Comments

A look at Boston on the day of the bombings, and today.

Couple seriously injured in Boston Marathon bombing wed, make beautiful video
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Couple seriously injured in Boston Marathon bombing wed, make beautiful video

Apr 11th 2014, 6:00 PM 26,576 Views 80 Comments

Tissues. Grab all of the tissues.

11 pictures of Enda Kenny having a great time in America
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11 pictures of Enda Kenny having a great time in America

Mar 18th 2014, 12:30 PM 23,493 Views 74 Comments

Being Taoiseach is a grand gig sometimes…

Almost 300 people cautioned for public drinking at Boston Patrick's Day parade
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Almost 300 people cautioned for public drinking at Boston Patrick's Day parade

Mar 17th 2014, 12:32 PM 15,022 Views 19 Comments

Five people were arrested at the parade, including three for public drinking.

“I’m disappointed”: Boston Mayor confirms parade pull-out, as talks with organisers fail
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“I’m disappointed”: Boston Mayor confirms parade pull-out, as talks with organisers fail

Mar 16th 2014, 3:50 PM 19,077 Views 134 Comments

Activists have welcomed his decision, saying “no other group is asked to march without a banner and their standard – not the police, firefighters, or the Irish”.

Column: In Irish America, there’s far more to the celebration of St Patrick’s Day than parades
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Column: In Irish America, there’s far more to the celebration of St Patrick’s Day than parades

Mar 15th 2014, 7:00 PM 26 Views 15 Comments

Boston native Larry Donnelly takes a look at the most prominent elements of 2014’s weekend-long celebrations in America’s most Irish city, and how they compare with what’s happening here.

Riot squad arrest 73 at pre-St Patrick's Day 'Blarney Blowout' at US college
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Riot squad arrest 73 at pre-St Patrick's Day 'Blarney Blowout' at US college

Mar 10th 2014, 10:50 AM 20,411 Views 59 Comments

One resident near the University of Massachusetts said the scenes were like “a revolution”.

"I was desperate": Cork woman jailed for sneaking across Mexican border
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"I was desperate": Cork woman jailed for sneaking across Mexican border

Feb 22nd 2014, 9:15 AM 45,519 Views 110 Comments

Delia O’Callaghan spent a month in prison after trying to enter the US illegally after 15 years of living in Boston. Now she’s written a book about her experiences.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
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The 9 at 9: Thursday

Feb 13th 2014, 8:42 AM 8,366 Views 0 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Feb 12th 2014, 10:56 PM 46,044 Views 24 Comments

Everyone’s talking about storm damage, the Garda Ombudsman and the law on euthanasia in Belgium.

Aer Lingus welcomes back Boeing as Shannon to Boston route launches
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Aer Lingus welcomes back Boeing as Shannon to Boston route launches

Feb 5th 2014, 2:26 PM 16,636 Views 42 Comments

The company will now fly daily to Beantown from County Clare.

Prosecutors seek death penalty for Boston marathon bombing suspect
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Prosecutors seek death penalty for Boston marathon bombing suspect

Jan 30th 2014, 7:26 PM 10,235 Views 106 Comments

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (20) has pleaded not guilty.

Man gets 'pervy' in Dublin gallery to celebrate #MuseumSelfie day
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Man gets 'pervy' in Dublin gallery to celebrate #MuseumSelfie day

Jan 22nd 2014, 10:30 PM 3,040 Views 0 Comments

Yo, Mona Lisa, get in for a pic!

Good night's sleep may reduce prostate cancer risk
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Good night's sleep may reduce prostate cancer risk

Jan 20th 2014, 1:44 PM 7,529 Views 15 Comments

Get to bed early tonight, lads.

Column: Boston and NYC – a tale of two new mayors
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Column: Boston and NYC – a tale of two new mayors

Jan 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 37 Views 15 Comments

Both New York and Boston have elected new mayors to replace long-term incumbents. Larry Donnelly takes a look at what we should expect to see from Bill de Blasio and Martin Walsh.

Son of Connemara emigrants Martin Walsh sworn in as mayor of Boston
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Son of Connemara emigrants Martin Walsh sworn in as mayor of Boston

Jan 6th 2014, 10:05 PM 16,347 Views 20 Comments

Walsh, who overcame childhood cancer and struggled with alcoholism as a young adult, defeated 11 other contenders.

Ever hear the story of the Irish wrestling champion who couldn't wrestle?
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Ever hear the story of the Irish wrestling champion who couldn't wrestle?

Dec 30th 2013, 2:50 PM 4,982 Views 2 Comments

The Masked Man tells us the tale of Danno O’Mahoney.

Galway All-Ireland U21 football winner strikes brilliant goal in Boston
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Galway All-Ireland U21 football winner strikes brilliant goal in Boston

Nov 27th 2013, 10:33 PM 4,604 Views 7 Comments

Cathal Mulryan hit an absolute cracker while in action for Connemara Gaels.

Meet the boy whose friends will restore your faith in humanity
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Meet the boy whose friends will restore your faith in humanity

Nov 23rd 2013, 3:58 PM 32,345 Views 20 Comments

Danny, champion of the world.

Irish nanny charged with murder in Massachusetts to appear in court
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Irish nanny charged with murder in Massachusetts to appear in court

Nov 19th 2013, 7:18 AM 13,237 Views 0 Comments

Aisling Brady McCarthy, originally from Cavan, has denied all charges against her.

'Whitey' Bulger receives life sentence for murder, extortion, and money-laundering
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'Whitey' Bulger receives life sentence for murder, extortion, and money-laundering

Nov 14th 2013, 3:57 PM 9,260 Views 31 Comments

The 84-year-old rejected the charges until the end, calling the trial a “sham”.

Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities
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Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities

Nov 3rd 2013, 5:00 PM 20,248 Views 9 Comments

Some already hold the shape of the cities they would become – some are a little grittier.

Irish nanny trial 'tentatively scheduled' for next year
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Irish nanny trial 'tentatively scheduled' for next year

Oct 16th 2013, 10:49 PM 10,956 Views 0 Comments

Aisling McCarthy Brady maintains she is not guilty of charges relating to a young baby’s death.

Lads caught on CCTV... fixing a bike rack at 3am
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Lads caught on CCTV... fixing a bike rack at 3am

Sep 12th 2013, 6:00 PM 39,921 Views 48 Comments

The late-night revellers were seen doing an unexpected good deed for a Lincolnshire town.

Cavan nanny's lawyer says evidence is tainted and wants case dropped
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Cavan nanny's lawyer says evidence is tainted and wants case dropped

Sep 4th 2013, 5:03 PM 14,370 Views 10 Comments

Aisling Brady McCarthy’s lawyer said prosecutors “knowingly presented false and deceptive evidence to the grand jury”.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Sep 4th 2013, 8:40 AM 8,756 Views 7 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

New images of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect's capture
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New images of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect's capture

Aug 28th 2013, 11:09 AM 17,961 Views 29 Comments

A Boston police officer released the photos as he was angry about a Rolling Stone magazine cover he felt glamorised the suspect.

Could anonymous comments be phased off the Internet?
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Could anonymous comments be phased off the Internet?

Aug 22nd 2013, 12:46 PM 12,887 Views 548 Comments

The Huffington Post is planning to ban anonymous commenters.

Boston bombing suspect had multiple gunshot wounds and fractured skull
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Boston bombing suspect had multiple gunshot wounds and fractured skull

Aug 20th 2013, 5:07 PM 11,874 Views 117 Comments

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had been shot in the face and also had a fractured skull a doctor found after he gave himself up to police following a stand-off in a Boston suburb in April.

Irish man found beaten and unconscious on Boston street
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Irish man found beaten and unconscious on Boston street

Aug 20th 2013, 2:58 PM 24,253 Views 50 Comments

The man is now in hospital where his condition is described as serious.

A-Rod targeted by Red Sox pitcher, but takes revenge with game-turning home run
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A-Rod targeted by Red Sox pitcher, but takes revenge with game-turning home run

Aug 19th 2013, 12:17 PM 2,025 Views 3 Comments

And the Yankees and Red Sox normally get along so well.

McGregor dominates in Boston to record another UFC victory
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McGregor dominates in Boston to record another UFC victory

Aug 18th 2013, 2:02 AM 17,827 Views 29 Comments

The Irish MMA fighter overcame Max Holloway by unanimous decision on his US debut.

As it happened: Conor McGregor's second UFC fight against Max Holloway
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As it happened: Conor McGregor's second UFC fight against Max Holloway

Aug 17th 2013, 9:42 PM 22,160 Views 38 Comments

We’re ready… are you?

Meet Joseph Duffy: The last man to beat Conor McGregor
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Meet Joseph Duffy: The last man to beat Conor McGregor

Aug 16th 2013, 1:19 PM 6,770 Views 2 Comments

The former MMA fighter has sinced turned his hand to professional boxing.

Column: I saw the pain and terror 'Whitey' Bulger created – he was no Robin Hood
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Column: I saw the pain and terror 'Whitey' Bulger created – he was no Robin Hood

Aug 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 371 Views 35 Comments

Growing up just a few miles down the road from the Boston neighbourhood where gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger reigned, I saw through the lies that he protected residents from drugs and violence, writes Larry Donnelly.

'The Conor who fought in April would lose to Conor now' - John Kavanagh
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'The Conor who fought in April would lose to Conor now' - John Kavanagh

Aug 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 3,256 Views 1 Comment

The Irish UFC fighter’s coach believes the Dubliner has improved immensely since his UFC debut.