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Do you know anyone in this historic Irish photograph?

Do you know anyone in this historic Irish photograph?

Historians are appealing for people to come forward if they know the identity of any of the mourners in a photograph taken at the funeral of Irish republican Jeremiah O’Donovan. The historic photograph has been published on glasnevintrust.ie, and shows dozens of people stood around the graveside of O’Donovan Rossa. …

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Irish school rocks YouTube with translated pop songs

Irish students rock YouTube

The language school that teaches its students to speak Irish by translating pop songs and singing them is going form strength to strength. Ireland Calling first brought Coláiste Lurgan and their teaching methods to your attention in the summer after they blazed their way through the internet with their brilliant …

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Video – Every Irish pub ever

Every Irish pub ever

A video from Irish comedy stars Republic of Telly will bring a smile the face of anyone who is familiar with the ever popular Irish pub. The video, called ‘Every Irish Pub Ever’, sees the group venture into the pub and encounter many characters that can be found in bars …

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Sinéad O’Connor calls on Sinn Féin leaders to step down

Outspoken Irish singer Sinéad O’Connor has joined Sinn Féin and wasted no time in making her presence known. On the day she joined the political party, she compared it to the Catholic Church under Pope Benedict XVI and called for the leaders to step down and make way for the new …

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Record companies competed for Singing Priest’s signature

Singing Priest Father Ray Kelly has revealed that he was the subject of a bidding war this summer after he became a YouTube sensation when singing at a couple’s wedding. After choosing his preferred record company, Father Kelly got into the studio and recorded an album which is available now. …

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All Irish living overseas should be welcomed home like this

All Irish living overseas should be welcomed home like this

A Northern Irishwoman was given the warmest of welcomes on her return to Belfast as the local Community Gospel Choir burst into song at the airport as she embraced her family. Roisin Monroe had flown in from Ohio, America to visit her family in County Down, Northern Ireland, after she …

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