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Irish World 9 November

In this week’s Irish World print edition -

Dolly Parton tells us ‘Ireland’s in my Smokey Mountain DNA’ as she speaks about the revival of Country and Western music and her charity to encourage youngsters to learn to love reading

As BBC Northern Ireland, RTE and BBC Four screen documentary The Disappeared Sinn Fein President finds himself accused from beyond the grave by former colleagues of one of the cruellest atrocities of the Troubles – ordering the kidnap, torture, interrogation, murder and burial in unmarked ground of windowed mother of ten Jean McConville in 1972

Meanwhile Westminster MPs were this week due to hear fresh evidence of alleged collusion between Northern Ireland’s security forces and Loyalist murder gangs during the Troubles. Author Anne Cadwallader was due to tell Westminster MPs on the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Irish matters that Britain and Ireland were fully aware of the collusion

Three out of four of the Writers’ Guild Awards for best first feature length screen play are Irish

Thousands lined out to see the relics of St. Anthony

The Broadway and West End hit Once is looking for talented Irish musicians to take over roles from next March

WIN TICKETS FOR IRISH HERITAGE’S CLASSIC MEETS FOLK AT THE BOLIVAR HALL

IN BUSINESS  - the man who brought well-loved Irish brands into UK supermarkets and High Streets – Eddie O’Kane – celebrates a decade of O’Kane’s Irish Foods

Successful Irish business leaders – and young hopefuls keen to follow in their footsteps – gather at King’s Place in London this week for the Irish International Business Network’s (IIBN) third Global Conference

Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary bows to public pressure and says the airline will start assigning seats to its customers

The Vatican stamps on speculation that Pope Francis is about to appoint a woman or women as Cardinals while admitting that it is not an intellectual or theological impossibility. Former President of Ireland Mary McAleese and TCD theologian Professor Linda Nolan are among the names mentioned as the first Princesses of the Church.

Singer songwriter Gabrielle Apllin talks to the Irish World about her whirlwind year

Downton Abbey star Allen Leech talks period drama and contemporary horror

Coverage and pictures of the All-Ireland dancing championships from Belfast

Susan Loughnane on moving from Love/Hate to Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks and how the Love/Hate gang are taking over your telly

AND IN SPORT…

SAINTS MARCH ON – St. Gabriel’s defeat Brothers Pearse in the London Senior Hurling Championship Final at Ruislip

KKG captain Ciaran McAllion will lead his club in the All-Ireland despite transferring back to Greenlough, Co. Derry

London manager Paul Coggins will be pleased to hear former London captain Seamus Hannon has transferred back to Fulham Irish

The man charged with reviving London Irish rugby club’s fortunes, commercial director Jim O’Toole, tells the Irish World how the club wants to put the Irish back into London Irish ALSO readers can win tickets to the team play Northampton at home later this month

After all the speculation and then the jubilation we ask: Are Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane really the dream team for Irish soccer?

 AND IRISH WORLD READERS CAN ALSO WIN

tickets to see Conor McPherson’s hit West End revival of The Weir

copies of Fr. Brian D’Arcy’s controversial new book

tickets to the Masters Snooker

ALL THIS AND MORE IN THE 9 NOVEMBER EDITION OF THE IRISH WORLD (PRINT EDITION)

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