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The eternal flame flickers in the early morning light at the grave of John F. Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, on the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's death. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Reverent memorials mark JFK 50th anniversary

DALLAS (AP) — A half dozen Irish soldiers toting guns with brilliantly polished bayonets formed a guard of honor outside the U.S. Embassy in Dublin as the U.S. flag was lowered to half-staff in one […]

11/22/2013

Irish poet Seamus Heaney, center, displays his Nobel literature prize medal, surrounded by his family, from left: his son Michael, daughter Catherine, his wife Marie and son Christopher, after receiving it from the Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf at the Concert Hall in Stockholm, Sweden on Dec. 10, 1995. (AP Photo/Eric Roxfelt, File)

‘Don’t be afraid': Final words from Seamus Heaney

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland mourned the loss of its Nobel laureate poet, Seamus Heaney, with equal measures of poetry and pain Monday in a funeral full of grace notes and a final message from the […]

09/02/2013

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Irish police arrest eight “New IRA” leaders

DUBLIN (AP) – Irish police say eight men have been charged with being members of the main Irish Republican Army faction following a raid on a Dublin meeting of suspected IRA leaders. A senior Irish […]

07/05/2013

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Revelers worldwide start to mark St. Patrick’s Day

NEW YORK (AP) — Crowds cheered and bagpipes bellowed as New York City’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade kicked off Saturday, and people with a fondness for anything Irish began a weekend of festivities around the world.

03/16/2013

Broadway's 'Once' recoups its investment

(AP) – The Tony Award-winning musical “Once” has proved to be a song at the box office: It has recouped its $5.5 million investment in less than six months. Produces announced on Monday that the […]

08/13/2012

Twitter helps find dog that took train to Dublin

(AP) – The Twitter dog of Dublin has been returned. A Jack Russell terrier named Patch jumped aboard an Irish Rail train in rural Kilcock and arrived in Dublin with morning commuters yesterday. Irish Rail […]

07/05/2012