In the July 13 Irish World

The July 13 Irish World

 

IMPORTANT CORRECTION: In this week’s print edition of The Irish World our story on page 6, Ruislip Gets its own Up for the Match style special we mistakenly referred to Mayo GAA legend, footballer Willie Joe Padden (itself mis-spelled) as “late” and “great”. While he is undoubtedly great, the word “late” should not have been there and we are very happy to report that he is very much alive and well. Apologies to both Paddens, father and son.

Tom Arnold, Chair of the Constitution Convention, will hear views of the diaspora on issues such as votes for the Irish citizens abroad when he travels to the UK in two weeks. 

Ronan McManus of The BibleCode Sundays, talks about his new song, recorded with the help

of many other London-Irish musicians, in support of London’s footballers. 

President Michael D Higgins will receive an honourary doctorate from Middlesex University on Wednesday July 17.

Bernie Nolan dies at the age of 52. 

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean Fitzpatrick will be tried in October 2014 on charges of failing to tell the bank’s auditors about loans made to him by Irish Nationwide Building Society. 

Sarah Greene talks about acting opposite Daniel Radliffe in The Cripple of Inishmaan and playing

philanthropist Christine Noble in the forthcoming biopic. 

We chat to Kilburn actress Laura Aikman about her role in Bula Quo. 

Craig Reid of The Proclaimers talks about more than 25 years of making hits. 

IN SPORT…

All the action from the local GAA scene as well as RTE pundit and former Cork hurler Tomas Mulcahy casting his eye over an exciting All-Ireland Championship campaign. 

We talk to Cork boxer Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan as he prepares to defend his WBO International Middleweight

title against Billy Joe Saunders at Wembley Arena on July 20.

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