NEWS — 25 February 2014

 

In this week’s Irish World (March 1 Issue 1404)

In this week’s Irish World (March 1 Issue 1404)

Strike action threatens to close Ireland’s airports for St. Patrick’s bank holiday week-end

Westminster’s newest cardinal, the Archbishop of Westminster Vincent Nichols, talks to the Irish World

President Michael D Higgins is inviting the Irish in Britain to a special celebration concert at the Royal Albert Hall on April 10. Tickets go on sale – from the Albert Hall box office – at the end of this week and cost just £10

Hundreds turn out to honour Irish rugby’s Ronan O’Gara and help the Ireland Fund of Great Brtitain

Nearly 16 years after the Good Friday Agreement policing Northern Ireland’s parades, flags protests and terrorist threats eats up nearly a third of the area’s £791m policing budget…meanwhile the Haass talks on parades and dealing with the past cost £250,000 with nothing to show for it.

A Dublin woman is appealing for help in finding the brother she last saw 50 years ago and whose last known address was in Hammersmith

A Dublin-born police who went on the run in Spain for 20 years to avoid child abuse charges in Derby pleads guilty

 

The Irish photographer whose award-winning nudes meld with rugged landscapes

A taste of what to expect from the St. Patrick’s Day festivities

The Irish acts battling  it out to win BBC’s The Voice

Shelley Marsden on the fascinating story of the cross dressing Irish woman who went to war

John Egan on the future of Irish dancing

 

The best coverage in trad and country music

 

In the best UK GAA coverage – bar none – London’s injured Lorcan Mulvey may not be able to turn out to face Tipperary at Ruislip…the GAA’s new President Aogan O Fearghaill…two Westmeath hurlers miss their game because they only discovered their passports were out of date at the airport…Ireland’s soccer side faces a tough European Cup draw

All this and more in this week’s print edition of the Irish World, the Voice of the Irish in Britain since 1987

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