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Rugby sculpture unveiled at Shannon Airport

Rugby World Cup fans travelling to England this month will be reminded of the historic 43-13 win over their old rivals at Croke Park eight years ago [...]

Police search for burglar mistakenly released from prison

Ryan Byrne, 34, was meant to be serving a nine-year-sentence at Wandsworth Prison when he was released in error [...]

Burglar sentenced for robbing Kilburn home he was working on

Aaron Casey pleaded guilty after the owners of the house noticed muddy footprints in an area of their home not being renovated [...]

Push to increase Irish minimum wage by 50c

The Low Wage Commission has made the recommendation that will give affected full time workers an annual pay rise of £700 [...]

Teenager missing from south London

Chloe McBrearty, 13, was last seen leaving home at 4:40 pm on Wednesday, July 15 with a friend. [...]

Flatley’s paintings feature in Mayfair exhibition

The exhibition features 15 paintings by the world's best-known Irish dancer, which are painted with his feet instead of paintbrushes [...]

Kilburn church’s century and a half of weddings

Couples who wed at the Sacred Heart Church on Quex Road met to celebrate the church's 150th anniversary last weekend. [...]

Club remembers murdered Joel

By Christiana E Carey  Joel Richards, the member of James Connolly’s GAA club in Warwickshire who was gunned down in the recent Tunisia terrorist attack, was honoured in Pairc na hEireann last Tuesday night. James Connolly’s [...]

New Irish World website under construction.

Apologies for any interruption to service while our new site is under construction [...]

Enda Kenny called on to attend UN Ethiopian tax conference

The Taoiseach has still not confirmed if he is will go to discuss new Sustainable Development Goals so Oxfam Ireland have gathered over 3,000 signatures [...]

Speedy Co. Louth electric car to hit roads in 2016

The revolutionary prototype is due to hit the road next year, will hit speeds of 100km in under ten seconds, and will be made with Irish materials. [...]

Four new walking trails will let tourists see the real Dublin

Visitors to Dublin will be able to enjoy four new walking trails, taking in the city’s rich culture and history, with the added benefit of a new phone app [...]

Ireland unveils new active workplace initiative to combat obesity

Health Minister Leo Varadkar's new statutory public-sector policy aims to get people fit, improve diets & switch to sustainable travel [...]

Co. Down plasterers jailed for fraud

The two men, who used 747 fake invoices to steal almost £300,000 in fraudulent VAT claims, have been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment [...]

WANTED: Children’s fingerprints for unicorn art

This summer children from all over Ireland will take part in a collaborative art project in Dublin to celebrate colour [...]

Ireland’s fast food capitals revealed

Swords, in north Dublin, has the largest density of McDonalds in Ireland, with with one restaurant for every 18,642 people. [...]

Dermot O’Leary marks Joyce’s special day at Embassy

Celebrities turned out for a special Bloomsday breakfast, the day that commemorates James Joyce's classic Ulysses, as well as WB Yeats 150th anniversary [...]

Antrim father and son jailed for six months for tax fraud

They fraudulently claimed more than £59,000 in VAT using faked invoices for the purchase of buses for their coach hire businesses [...]

Dublin bucks European trend as cost of living rises

The Irish capital jumped two places on Mercer's annual global Cost of Living Survey, as London remained stable and other European cities dropped [...]

Cork City Council call for voting rights for Irish abroad

Cork City Council has unanimously passed a motion calling for voting rights for Irish citizens living abroad [...]

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