In the August 17 Irish World

Irish World 17 August 2013


The family of teenager Seanie Nammock is closer to saving the Oxford lab that is carrying out vital research into the rare condition which is imprisoning her body in a second skeleton as her sister Sinead completes a sponsored climb to the peak of Kilimanjaro.

Win The White Queen on blu-ray

Actress Gemma Whelan talks about being in the cast of hit TV show Game of Thrones

Win tickets to the All-Ireland Hurling Final with flights and accommodation

President of Ireland Michael D Higgins opens the All-Ireland Fleadh in Derry as some 300,000 people are expected to visit the walled city for the first time the event has been held in Northern Ireland

A Mayo man told by doctors he would never walk again after an horrific accident in London vows to defy the medics and get back on his feet

Suicide and the Irish: Shelley Marsden takes a closer look at a preventable tragedy

Kilkenny is the friendliest city in Europe, according to readers of Conde Nast Traveler

Aer Arann pilots vote to go on strike for four days next week

Irish company to build a huge solar farm in Kent 

UK and Irish universities are not valued by their own local business for research and collaboration

Survivors and bereaved families who suffered the Omagh bombing want a proper, core-border investigation after their own enquiries reveal that British and American intelligence and the Garda Special Branch did not pass on knowledge which may almost certainly have stopped the bombing

London Irish band The Good, The Bad, and The Ginger are just back from playing the wedding of Napster and Facebook co-founder Sean Parker – how cool is that?

Irish Dancing: the British National Championships in Manchester – pictures and report

Cathal Cleary talks about dusting off a forgotten Arthur Miller play for the West End

Ireland’s top paid-for – and free – attractions

Irish World photographers Out&About at a local event near you

All the best GAA and Irish sports news 

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