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But there should be no complaints. This was a poor performance with the added worry of Brian O’Driscoll and Gordon D’Arcy picking up injuries which Leinster must now hope do not threaten their participation in the Heineken Cup quarter-final against Clermont Auvergne on April 9. The question is whether D’Arcy...

“I felt quite good,” Harrington said after Friday’s round. “When I got [the ball] in position, I hit a lot of really nice iron shots. I got a few breaks as well, during the round, which you generally always do when you shoot 65. “Yeah, I’m definitely getting more comfortable with the golf course [Innisbrook in Tampa,...

Congressman Richard Neal was addressing over 100 members of Congress, Irish American leaders and civil rights campaigners from the North of Ireland gathered in the Capitol Building for the unveiling on Thursday. “For more than twenty years, I have worked with my colleagues in the United States House of Representatives...

“The honorary position of Cultural Ambassador has been introduced in order to enhance the involvement and impact of internationally renowned artists in the cultural promotion of Ireland. The appointee will assist the government in developing its vision for the promotion of Irish arts, culture and the creative...

Arguably, the parade was never in safer or more experienced hands. As he himself pointed out more than once, Kelly is a veteran of Fifth Avenue on March 17th. He has policed the parade, and has marched in it as police commissioner. Being grand marshal then, was like green icing on a very big cake, one that Kelly...

Runners and walkers are being asked to register and sign up sponsors for the four-mile event in Central Park on April 10. The race starts at 9.30 A.M. “The story of the January 12 earthquake that hit the country has been fading from the headlines, but the needs on the ground remain enormous. The scale and complexity...

And on St. Patrick’s evening at the White House, President Obama pledged his administration’s support for the reform effort stating, “my own commitment to comprehensive immigration reform remains unwavering.” Just a few feet away, standing directly in front of the presidential lectern, was Irish Lobby for Immigration...

“The New York City Pension Funds have once again used the leverage of their share ownership to successfully spur change in how companies conduct business in Northern Ireland,” Liu said. “There is no place for discrimination of any sort in the workplace. By adopting the MacBride Principles, Art Technology has affirmed...

And on a St. Patrick’s Day when Washington basked under a warm spring sun, Cowen also filled the main guest slot at the Speaker’s Luncheon hosted by Nancy Pelosi and at a reception sponsored by the Irish Embassy. But it was Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, resplendent in a midnight blue gown and a matching...

The Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister had a hugely significant vote in his political pocket, one that he was losing no opportunity to present as a major turning point in the drawn out peace process. And in elevating the importance of the recent vote in favor of devolved policing and justice powers, McGuinness...