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Dr. Kate DeConinck Keene State College announces the appointment of a new director of its Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Dr. Kate DeConinck, a trained religious anthropologist with expertise in religion in the aftermath of mass tragedies, officially takes office in July, college provost James Beeby announced in a recent email to the …

The Olympic Federation of Ireland issued a statement on Tuesday The Olympic Federation of Ireland has called for an outright ban on the Russian and Belarusian National Olympic Committees. The International Olympic Committee has called on sports federations to exclude Russian and Belarusian athletes, officials and teams from international events whenever possible. The British Olympic …

Writer Jan Carson, who comes from an evangelical Protestant background in County Antrim, said she cried when she got her Irish passport in recent years. The author of the recently published novel The Raptures, who won the European Prize for Irish Literature in 2019 for his previous book The Fire Starters, said Brexit “kicked off” …

The drawing breaks the tie in District 6 GREEN BAY — The tie was broken for second place in the April 5 general election for Green Bay City Council District 6. Aron Obrecht will face Steve Campbell, after a casting Monday, February 21 at City Hall. Obrecht and Andrew Gerlach both received 73 votes. Contestants …

WATCH THE ON-DEMAND WEBINAR The past few years have been some of the toughest for public safety in recent memory. Public safety agencies in the United States have had to deal with the arrival of COVID-19, nationwide protests and public unrest following the killing of George Floyd, a historic increase in violent crime and an …

Starting a business is often a difficult undertaking, but embark on a global pandemic when you’re 4,000 miles from home and face a daunting task. But that didn’t deter Mark Kearney and Augustine Schwerin as they aimed to bring the best breakfast sandwiches to Canada’s West Coast. Kearney, originally from Castleknock, Dublin, spent most of …

Big game fishing season kicked off last Tuesday on the Great Western Lakes, but due to the onset of storms Dudley and Eunice, all valid opening day celebrations have been cancelled. However, with Covid on the back foot, it is heartening to hear that anglers and clubs across the country are beginning to resume pre-pandemic …

In social psychology, group narcissism is defined as “the tendency to exaggerate the importance of a group to which one belongs”. Last Saturday before kick-off at the Stade de France, large parts of the Irish rugby community had sunk into collective narcissism. After nine straight home wins, many had mistakenly convinced themselves that Paris would …

Critics in The Irish Times this Saturday are Keith Duggan on Rob Davies’ Jackpot and Patrick Foster’s Might Bite; Mia Levitin on We Were Young by Niamh Campbell; Seán Hewitt on Best New Poetry; Wendy Erskine on How to Gut a Fish by Sheila Armstrong; Carol Ballantine on Mia Döring’s Any Girl; Paul Howard in …

The Friendly Sons and Daughters of St. Patrick’s Annual Banquet and Gathering will be held on Wednesday, March 16 at Front Street Station. Cocktails are at 6:00 p.m. and dinner is served at 7:00 p.m. The banquet remains the oldest event celebrating the Patron Saint of Ireland, St. Patrick. The Friendly Sons and Daughters were …

The closure of Catholic churches has become increasingly common in many countries as declining church attendance highlights the oversupply of religious infrastructure. While few Catholic churches have closed in Ireland so far, one church has been torn down and replaced by a much smaller one. This was the Parish Church of the Annunciation on Cappagh …

Tim LucyChief Executive of Cork County Council, on Cork Port’s unique economy Just as a rising tide lifts all ships, Cork Harbor serves as an economic and cultural engine for the South of Ireland. It is one of our country’s greatest assets. Its strategic value has transformed and evolved with the nation throughout its 1,400 …

At its January meeting, the big issue for Skreen-Dromard Community Council in West Co Sligo was how quickly badminton and social dancing could resume at the local venue as Covid restrictions unfold relax. But when community representatives gathered last Tuesday evening, the mood was grim. The only item on the agenda was how to respond …

Why do Northern Ireland’s political institutions – which enjoy widespread, albeit grudging, acceptance across the community – face a grave looming crisis? The answer lies not only in the destabilizing effect of Brexit, but also in the effect of Theresa May’s surprisingly poor performance in the 2017 general election. The DUP by contrast recorded a …

A community initiative in Co Fermanagh is helping men come together and tackle social isolation as the region emerges from Covid-19 restrictions. The Men’s Shed Fermanagh group brings together local men to participate in activities such as carpentry and upholstery. The group meets several times a week just outside Enniskillen and is mainly made up …

A “total change in attitude” is needed to ensure that the country’s countryside, coastal areas and mountains are accessible to all people without reluctance from landowners and farmers, the group Keep Ireland Open ( KIO). Legislation is urgently needed to “strengthen the common law right of ordinary citizens to walk around their countryside,” said Michael …

Pictured (L-R): Natalie Hayes and Neil Mulholland of Elliott Duffy Garrett and Gareth McGleenon, Deputy Managing Director of Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke Belfast-based Elliott Duffy Garrett (EDG) has pledged his support for the new ‘Will You?’ from Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke (NICHS). fundraising campaign for its long revolutionary Covid recovery service. …

A Co Down man who has been in rehab for nine years and has set up his own charity has urged the executive to ‘step up’ and tackle the mental health epidemic he says is sweeping the youth of North Ireland. aul Lavery formed Newcastle Community Outreach (NCO) nearly four years ago and launched an …

The Supreme Court has overturned a decision to grant Clare County Council orders requiring members of the Irish Traveler community to vacate lands on which they had resided for several years. The council had obtained a High Court injunction requiring Bernard and Helen McDonagh, and their family members, to vacate council owned land in Cahercallamore, …

Tucked away in a winding lane off Moira Road in County Antrim, Glenavy’s Denis Wilson has been a go-to shop for all the community’s farming, DIY and crafting needs for over 45 years. The family business has grown into more than just an acclaimed hardware store since its inception in 1977 and is known as …

A council’s £250,000 budget to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee has been described as a “ridiculous” amount of money to “massage trade unionist insecurities about their identity”, Sinn Fein said. lliance described the character as “excessive and obscene” and said it was “pulled out of nowhere”. In January, the Community Services and Leisure Committee for …

Five years ago, the small primary school in Aughaleemore, on the outskirts of Killarney, faced certain closure. The number of pupils fell to just 17 in 2015/16; when it reopened in September, parents opted not to send any of their children away. Today, the school is not just surviving, it is thriving. Enrollments have increased …

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has called off her wedding as the country imposes new restrictions to slow the community spread of the Covid-19 Omicron variant. New Zealand will impose mask rules and limit gatherings from midnight after a cluster of nine Covid-19 Omicron cases showed the community spread from the North Islands to …

East Derry MP Claire Sugden has expressed concern that the vital contribution of rural schools to their communities is not taken into account in a purely cost-based approach to school sustainability. A School Authority report last week (from January 17) said there were too many small and unsustainable rural schools. Almost 44% of rural primary …

Micheál Martin has said the UK government has been “too dragging its feet” on inheritance issues in Northern Ireland. The Taoiseach again criticized London’s proposals to bar future prosecution of military veterans and ex-paramilitaries for incidents in The Troubles before April 1998. Mr Martin told the Dáil on Wednesday that British soldiers implicated in atrocities …

Sitting in the archives of the Archdiocese of Chicago, I came across a woman who would become a leading figure in my research on the Irish in Chicago. A letter from Mother Agatha O’Brien requesting more funds to support the work of the Sisters of Mercy, a small group of women who had established the …

Conveniently located for both Antrim city and the M2 to Belfast, Randalstown has undergone a transformation in recent years that has put it on the map as a place to live, shop and explore . Despite the hardships the pandemic has imposed on Northern Ireland’s high streets, independent businesses have continued to do all they …

Vigils are to be held in Ireland after the ‘senseless’ murder of a 23-year-old teacher, with echoes of the national judgment that was sparked in the UK last year by the murder of Sarah Everard. Ashling Murphy was killed on Wednesday afternoon as he ran along the banks of the Grand Canal at Tullamore in …

An environmentally friendly and inexpensive brown algae electrolyte that can be used in a battery to generate green electricity was developed by two students from Carrigtwohill, Co Cork. The algae acts as an electrolyte and is composed of “abundant, thermostable and biodegradable materials”, allowing the production of renewable electricity in a capacitor which stores energy, …

A voluminous file in the National Archives of the United Kingdom contains details of three refugees from South Africa who fled to Botswana, then Bechuanaland, in early 1963. In a memorandum written in July 1963, a British official reported wrote that all three were “said to be Southern African Citizens and Listed Communists” while one …

Michelle Jay ran an event business, but when the pandemic ended the gatherings, she decided to fulfill a long-held dream of opening her own bookstore. The reading tree started in May 2020 online only, but in April 2021, when lockdown restrictions eased, Jay opened up to the public. “The response from the local community has …

Graham Rowntree said it’s important that there is a good mix of personalities in a management team, but you don’t have to have multiple nationalities involved for this to be successful. The four Irish provinces have a mix of foreign and Irish coaches on board and strikers coach Rowntree, the only current senior manager to …

Kamil Tomko was 16 when his parents told him his family was moving to Ireland. He was not surprised by their decision to leave Slovakia – the family had parents in Ireland and had regularly talked about moving abroad to build a better life. He tried to mentally prepare for the change, but was deeply …

A The New Year’s Honors bus driver for over 40 years of service to his local community said the award “won’t change it.” Cornel Grant, currently based at Sharston Depot in Manchester, received a British Empire Medal (BEM) for his fundraising work and efforts in organizing local events. The 68-year-old served in the Royal Fusiliers …

More than 100 protesters kept vigil outside Blanchardstown Garda station on Thursday to mark the anniversary of the murder of George Nkencho, who was shot dead in a confrontation with Gardaí. Members of the Nkencho family carried a banner calling for a public inquiry into the murder, while protesters held candles. Mr Nkencho (27) was …

Randalstown is expected to represent Northern Ireland in the Small Towns category in the upcoming Britain in Bloom 2022 competition, subject to Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) approval. he city of Co Antrim was shortlisted last year, 2020, before the event was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. They then put the UK’s largest community gardening …

The demand for Covid-19 PCR testing after Christmas has been described as “extremely high” with limited availability for appointments through the HSE booking portal on Saint-Etienne’s Day. As stated in Irish weather, the health ministry urged people with symptoms to self-isolate and book a PCR test when available. The department also reminded people of the …

Volunteers worked throughout Christmas Day to bring festive joy to those most in need. number of initiatives aimed at providing a Christmas lunch as well as helping parents give gifts to their children. Hundreds of toys were distributed by volunteers. At the People’s Kitchen in Belfast, prep work had been going on since Christmas Eve …

Palliative care services have been “cut back” for new patients in four counties in the northeast of the country, to cope with a large backlog of referrals accumulated due to the absence of Covid-19 staff. The Health Service Executive (HSE) said the decision would affect services in Louth, Meath, Cavan and Monaghan. Health officials have …

Faced with desperate living conditions in camps in Kurdistan, several Yazidi families were among thousands of migrants who traveled to the extremely cold Polish border last month. The Belarusian government gave them hope for an easy crossing to Europe, which used them mercilessly to pressure EU states to remove sanctions imposed on Belarus, after hijacking …

Countries around the world are responding to rising Covid-19 numbers as the Omicron variant quickly becomes the dominant strain. This was the case in Ireland, where 52% of cases came from Omicron, where the government has now put in place a curfew. The Health Protection Surveillance Center reported on Sunday: 5,124 confirmed cases of Covid-19, …

Book Title: Irish London: A Cultural History, 1850-1916 ISBN-13:978-1350133181 Author:Richard kirkland Editor:Bloomsbury Academic Indicative price:£ 85.00 It sounds like a simple question, but what is the most Irish place outside of Ireland? Boston, New York or Sydney? Or maybe in London. Since the archives have existed, there has been an Irish presence in this city, …

General practitioners in Northern Ireland are supported to help identify and refer victims of domestic and sexual abuse to specialist services. The Identification and Referral to Improve Safety (IRIS) program is a collaboration between primary care and a number of specialist third sector organizations, including Women’s Aid, Men’s Advisory Project, Nexus NI and Victim Support …

First and Deputy Prime Ministers Question Time will be signed for the deaf and hard of hearing in English and Irish Stormont for the first time on Monday. Assembly speaker Alex Maskey MLA confirmed that a pilot project to provide a live signature of Question Time to the executive office will begin at 2 p.m. …

A memorial service was held for the bomb victims of the Balmoral furniture company on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the atrocity. our people, including two infants, were killed in the blast that occurred without warning on the Shankill Road on December 11, 1971. Among those in attendance were Jackie and Ann Nichol, …

In some Christian calendars, today is the anniversary of a miraculous event which, at the height of its glory, according to one commentator, drew “the ridicule of one half of the world and the devotion of the other” . Despite a childhood during which I must have been surrounded by many members of this latter …

Since August, the Irish government has granted 510 Afghan citizens a visa or visa waiver to travel to Ireland under the Irish Refugee Protection Program. In total, it issued five visas and 505 visa waivers. 394 people have arrived as part of the device, more than 30 of whom have landed in recent days. It …

A community in Co Fermanagh was “shaken” after three people were stabbed on Monday. Two 18-year-old men and another 20-year-old man were taken to hospital for treatment for stab wounds after reports of an attack on Lettergreen Road in the Donagh area of ​​County D ‘North Ireland. The attack took place around 6 a.m. on …

The number of new cases of Covid-19 has climbed to triple digits, with 106 new community cases reported in New Zealand today. Photo: AFP In a statement, the health ministry said there were 77 people hospitalized with the coronavirus, including seven in intensive care. New cases have been reported in Northland (3), Auckland (93), Waikato …

To mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3rd), we spoke with Seapoint Dragons, one of the 21 disability clubs we have in Leinster, to find out how they got started and what it means for players. and the club. Tell us why you got involved in creating a disability section? Seapoint RC …

The data centers have accepted joint responsibility with the national power grid to make sure “the lights don’t go out,” according to Eirgrid’s chief executive. Speaking at a webinar hosted by Host in Ireland, an organization that promotes the data center industry in Ireland, Mark Foley said that there is a “sense of collaboration and …

On June 3 of last year, my friend Phil Ware suffered a stroke from a ruptured aneurysm that changed his life forever. Although he was fortunate to survive (50% of people with ruptured aneurysms do not survive the ambulance ride), the injury rendered him unable to use the right side of his body and severely …

TWO JOURNAL MEDIA journalists won the Award for Excellence in Journalism at the Irish Red Cross Humanitarian Awards 2021. Remarkable investigative journalist Maria Delaney and The newspaper senior journalist Michelle Hennessy won the award for her long series DIFFICULT START. The prestigious award recognizes outstanding contributions to humanitarian storytelling and celebrates writing that inspires change …

EASTHAMPTON – During his career spanning nearly four decades, Char Gentes has seen a positive shift in the way the company helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities live rich and independent lives. But things were not so “golden” at the start of his career, before the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act in …

Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s disease. It affects around 10 million people worldwide and around 12,000 Irish people live with this disease which can lead to mobility problems and balance disorders. Ninety percent of those affected also experience difficulty with their voice and this is the problem addressed by …

More than one in two Irish people living abroad plan to return to Ireland for Christmas, according to a new survey. This compares to the three in 10 who said they were thinking of coming home last year. The research, conducted by FRS Recruitment, aimed to determine Irish attitudes towards coming home for Christmas this …

SCHENECTADY – For the second time in history, a Union College student has received a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Tawreak “Ty” Gamble-Eddington was one of 32 people selected from a pool of 826 applicants representing 247 colleges across the country, according to an announcement Saturday from the Rhodes Trust, which oversees the more than century-old scholarship …

As a former club president and father of an international player, John O’Mahony perfectly sums up the strong bond between club rugby in Ireland and the national team which he provided with test quality talent during of the 30-year history of the All Ireland League. It’s a story that will be highlighted on TG4 tomorrow …

The Londonderry singer has revealed the artwork commissioned by the Antrim Castle Gardens Lottery, which aims to inspire change and encourage audiences to think about how they could use some of the $ 30 million pounds sterling raised for good causes every week in their own communities. The installation in Northern Ireland is the second …

Over 100 Irish public parks and green spaces have won an international Green Flag Award this year, the second highest in the world. In total, 103 sites have received a Green Flag. Eighty-four of these sites are official public parks and 19 sites are community green sites run by volunteers. Ireland was just behind the …

Nursing home owners will be able to ask people visiting residents for proof of a Covid-19 pass from next Monday. However, exceptions are made for humanitarian reasons. Earlier this month, Health Minister Stephen Donnelly approved a decision that visiting guidelines for long-term care facilities include a requirement for potential visitors to be asked to indicate …

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. That of the surgeon then psychiatrist Patricia Horne, who died on October 29, opens a fascinating window on the life of the late Irish doctor, who operated in Africa in the 1950s by the light of kerosene lamps and without running water. What he doesn’t communicate, …

The Northern Ireland protocol “rewrites” part of the Good Friday deal around cross-community support, the DUP said. Brexit party spokesman Sammy Wilson says the deal threatens peace in the region. Earlier, Foreign Secretary Simon Coveney warned Britain would face “really significant consequences” if London suspended the protocol. He said earlier New: “The EU has really …

Jordan Weiland It was a family affair as two generations of the Barnett family took home top awards at the National Philanthropy Day Awards celebration in Lakeland on Friday. Ashley and Wesley Barnett were one of two couples named Philanthropist of the Year, and Wesley’s parents – Carol and Barney Barnett – received the Outstanding …

Laois woman Louise Lynam won the prestigious 2021 Mum of the Year title at the Woman’s Way & Beko Mum of the Year Awards. The Portlaoise native was named April ‘Mum of the Month’ and was named Mum of the Year at a special lunch at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dublin. Woman’s Way and Beko …

Derry musician and singer SOAK has been chosen to represent Northern Ireland at Independent Venue Week. This will celebrate the importance of independent venues in building local talent across the UK. SOAK has been a champion of Derry and its music scene since he wrote “Sea Creatures” at the age of 14, now they will …

If we are to make sense of a recent government directive – although it’s hard to find much meaning in it – then the most dangerous thing anyone under the age of 18 can do in Ireland in these times is playing a game of basketball or volleyball. Last Thursday evening, the same day that …

The death in July of Bishop Conor K Ward, former professor of social sciences at University College Dublin, marked the passing of a major contributor to the development of social science study in Ireland. Sweetness and benevolence were the words most frequently used during his funeral mass at the Sainte-Brigide church, in Cabinteely, where Bishop …

The people of Redcastle are the healthiest people in Ireland this month, according to TodayFM. The Cadbury Soundtown contest named the village of Inishowen as the winner for the month of October. In times of darkness, the people of Redcastle have focused on bringing light to their area. The Sunflower Festival in memory of John, …

Despite another difficult year for fundraising and as restrictions began to be relaxed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Anderby Creek charity handed over a check for a substantial sum of £ 5,000 at RNLI Mablethorpe on Saturday 23 October. The presentation took place at The Creek Tavern in Anderby Creek as part of the …

A small group of people from the Dingle Peninsula in West Kerry are helping to shape the power grid of the future for the whole country. They are part of a € 5 million ESB Networks project aimed at measuring the impact of a low-carbon lifestyle on the electricity system. Over the past three years, …

LONDON – Britain’s 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth II to attend UN climate conference COP26 in Glasgow, after doctors ‘advice to rest’ after overnight hospital , his Buckingham Palace office announced on Tuesday. “Her Majesty has unfortunately decided that she will no longer travel to Glasgow” for a reception on November 1, the palace said in a …

Grace Oladipo’s motivations for pursuing human rights law may have started in her childhood home in Nigeria, but they grew during her teenage years and college years in Ireland. “Human rights work is so important at this time. In a generation where rights are violated daily, it is necessary that those who will work to …

On a Cork farm she visited recently there were 53 feral cats in the colony and once sterilized, dewormed and checked for disease they were sent back to the farm. There are many other places around Cork where Maggie traps wild cats. “Cats are very specific – they will go where it is safe for …

I have passed this stop almost a hundred times. It is the same as any other stop sign in Ireland. They are all identical in shape, size and color. But this one, like the walking trail to Glenmalure Lodge in Co Wicklow, is different. My good friend Madeline just ran over to her and repeatedly …

A “disappointing” allocation of 180 million euros to the LEADER program for the period 2023-2027 has been described as “a blow to rural communities”. The Irish Local Development Network (ILDN) representing the 35 LEADER suppliers in the country expressed its “deep disappointment” with the allocation of LEADER 2023-2027 announced today (Wednesday 20 October) as part …

A youth center in north Belfast had to cancel planned Halloween activities for young people after an organization-owned minibus was destroyed in an arson attack. The vehicle was attacked on Sunday evening between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. according to the police. Firefighters from the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) attended and contained …

If you’ve felt sick with a sore throat, headache and runny nose at any time over the past year and a half, Covid-19 was the gold standard. But with public health measures easing in many places and more people traveling, we can expect a variety of other respiratory viruses to reappear this fall. The flu …

BALLYHOURA Development welcomed the inclusion of the Ballyhoura Way and Ballyhoura Loop Walks in the government walking program. The Walks Program was launched in 2008 to facilitate the development and maintenance of major hiking trails by private landowners. This is the first time that local trails in the Ballyhoura area will be added to the …

The village of Co Tyrone in Donaghmore won first prize at the Ulster in Bloom Awards. The highly regarded annual horticultural, environmental and community competition officially recognizes the finest plant and flower displays in local towns, cities and villages. Donaghmore received the “Village” award at the awards show, recognizing the efforts of community groups like …

Gerry Adams has written a new short story book titled “Black Mountain and Other Stories” published by Brandon Press. The publication is his 18th book, an incredible number considering the life he has led and the demands of his time. There are several touching stories in the collection, particularly those set in the H blocks …

Blindness comes in many forms and can develop at any age through a variety of different eye conditions. World Sight Day (October 14) is an international awareness day, coordinated by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness in cooperation with the World Health Organization. Three members of Fight blindness, an Irish charity that funds …

Kalamazoo is one of eleven communities benefiting from a recent financial boost from Public Security. Governor Whitmer announced Monday that Michigan State Police Services will receive additional funding to boost public safety initiatives. Michigan State Police itself received the biggest boost with a grant of $ 182,328 to support de-escalation training through the Community Policing …

PROVIDED It’s October and that time of year the ghouls and creepy witches are out! The leaves turn orange and drop to the ground like flies, leaving the branches bare and unnerving on a cold, moonless night. Grab your blankets, cozy socks, and plush toys, and jump under the covers for these deliciously spooky books. …

Accordionist Tony MacMahon has passed away at the age of 82. President Michael D Higgins described MacMahon as “one of Ireland’s iconic musicians’ presences,” whose death would be greeted with “great sadness” by the music community. “Tony has brought the talent of a maestro to performance in so many forms, places and places,” he said. …

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., 07 Oct 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The 22nd Annual Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) will present the largest celebration of Irish cinema in North America during its eight days (21 – 28 Oct ., 2021) in Southern California. Highlights include an Irish Showcase event, red carpet premieres, seven Irish feature films, six …

In last week’s column, I showed how the large number of Irish immigrants to Glasgow in the mid-19th century began to completely change the city and its surrounding towns. As WW Knox wrote in his History of the Scottish People: “The Irish-born population in Scotland was 126,321 out of a total of 2,620,184 in 1841, …

An East Belfast GP surgery that has been described as a ‘lifeline’ for its patients has received the Northern Ireland GP Practice Award of the Year 2021. Greenway Practice, located just off Upper Newtownards Road, has won the prestigious award from the Royal College of General Practitioners, which represents over 1,500 general practitioners across Northern …

The Newtown-based Neighborhood Network launched its new National Community Time Machine website last Friday, to showcase the intergenerational stories and creativity of County Wicklow communities. residents across the county have seen their art, photographs and words immortalized in community archives. or “time machine”. The process of creating the work is something that brought the neighbors …

County has 234 more cases There have been 16,468 cases of the coronavirus in Wood County, according to a health department update on Monday. This is an increase of 234 since Thursday. The health service updates the statistics on Mondays and Thursdays. There are an average of 46.8 cases per day. There were 241 deaths, …

They are pragmatic hairdressers who dare to face a criminal thug who terrorizes their community. And if Rachel Carey is successful, the women of new Irish comedy Deadly Cuts will soon be following The Young Offenders on the small screen. Cork’s Jock and Conor’s exploits began life as a feature film before being turned into …

Mental health must become the ‘national priority’ as Ireland moves into the next phase of the pandemic, according to a coalition of more than 50 community and voluntary sector leaders. In a letter to Taoiseach Micheál Martin on Monday, published by Mental Health Reform, industry leaders urge the government to invest an additional € 85 …

When investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova began covering the family fortune of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev – including her daughter’s control over the construction company that built a € 115million Eurovision auditorium where Jedward spent a humid night in 2012 – someone broke into her apartment and set up cameras. Whereas the state-owned telephone company came …

Tributes were paid to a man who died after an accident near Kilcoo, County Down. he collision with a vehicle occurred on Castlewellan Road in the early hours of Friday. A passenger was taken to hospital but later died. The driver of the car was also admitted for treatment. The deceased was locally named Jonathan …

Posted: Fri Oct 1, 2021, 10:04 AM Last update: Fri Oct 1, 2021, 11:06 AM New clubs encouraged to get involved as 2021 Healthy Clubs Conference (October 30) opens for registrations Renowned psychologist Dr Tony Bates will be joined by Tyrone All Ireland winner Conor Meyler and host other GAA and Healthy Clubs Ambassadors to …

Subscribe to our Policy NewsletterNY for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York The Old Order of the Hibernians (AOH) will join with Gaelic societies, Irish community groups and parishioners in the strongly Irish region of Woodlawn-McLean to hold an Irish language mass on …

A new street art project has been unveiled at Windsor Park celebrating some of the stadium’s most memorable moments. The Irish FA Foundation, the Linfield Supporters Trust, the Greater Village Regeneration Trust and the Amalgamation of Northern Ireland Supporters Clubs have joined forces for the project, which also celebrates the connection between the football teams …

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Northern Ireland on Wednesday and met in person with a group of student nurses who they first spoke to via a video call in February. Prince william and Kate visited Londonderry for a day trip to meet young people and hear about how organizations are engaging in different …

Representatives of workers from local employment services and employment clubs will appear before an Oireachtas committee this morning to outline their concerns about a tendering process for the service by the Department of Social Protection. SIPTU and Forsa say the process will lead to possible layoffs and disruption of services as people return to work …

ASKAMORE contact note by e-mail Please send the notes for the paper to [email protected] Askamore Community Center Classes as follows. Finches Fitness – Wednesday morning: Pilates – 9 am Fitness 10 am; Suitable for everyone (over 50) 11:15 am; Fitness class Wednesday evening 7:30 p.m. Colm O’Neill Fitness – Gym opening hours Monday Friday – …