In the June 15 Irish World

In the June 15 Irish World
In the June 15 Irish World


£1 in every £4 of UK taxpayers’ rescue of RBS went to saving Ireland’s third biggest lender, Ulster Bank

Warwickshire’s hurlers are the toast of the GAA in Britain following their comprehensive defeat of Longford at Croke Park. Can London’s footballers and hurlers make this something of a golden age for UK GAA?

The man accused of the Hyde Park bombings more than thirty years ago, John Downey, 61, gets a provisional trial date in November as Sinn Fein expresses outrage at his arrest.

Former President of Ireland Mary McAleese is still ‘building bridges’ as the Meath-Louth bridge which spans the Battle of the Boyne site is named after her at a ceremony attended by Northern Ireland First Minister Martin McGuinness and other dignitaries and VIPs

Angry mourners clash with Gardai who turned up in riot gear at the funeral of Ruairí Ó Brádaigh, one of the founders of the Provisional IRA

Derry/Londonderry rings in the summer with spectacular city of culture celebrations on the Foyle as St Colmcille banishes the Loch Ness Monster

A Yorkshire man with family in Monaghan is behind a new charity to help people with Parkinson’s better manager their symptoms and conditions

As the O’Sullivans look to establish a new clan gathering record their oldest known member – 101-year old Jackie O’Sullivan – meets their newest addition, eight-week old Sarah O’Sullivan

Scotland Yard says it is still looking for the rest of the gang involved in the murder of Luke Fitzpatrick in Dollis Hill over a year ago, as the ringleaders get prison sentences

A teacher recruitment firm filling posts for teachers of English in Kuala Lumpur, Viet Nam and further afield is looking for teachers from Ireland

Ireland’s construction industry has been in recession now for seven years…

Irish members of the UK emergency services and UK police forces including the Met are being welcomed to Tralee for a special Gathering2013 welcome

Belfast actress Laura Donnelly was last seen meeting a horrible end at the hands of a serial killer (played by Jamie Dornan) in The Fall, now she is on stage – almost entirely in the dark – in a new play, Tutto Bene, Mamma? at London’s Print Room. She chats to David Hennessy

Say Miss USO and people think of American GIs and World War Two or possibly even the Viet Nam War and Bob Hope. But Miss USO – Heidi-Marie Ferren (some of whose family originally hail from Donegal) – is very much alive and well and providing a tonic for the (US) troops in 2013

French-born Irish television presenter -and science journalist – Liz Bonnin is trying to raise awareness of the plight of the endangered Siberian Snow Tiger in a major new BBC series

John C McGinley – whose screen credits include Wall Street, Platoon, Point Break and nine years of hospital comedy Scrubs (as Dr Cox) talks to the Irish World about being an Irish American, about his film, TV and stage work and about trying to eradicate the pejorative use of the word retarded for people with special educational needs

The new CEO of Concern Worldwide, Dominic MacSorley, makes a special plea to world leaders on the eve of the G8 summit in Enniskillen to honour their promises to eradicate hunger and malnutrition for the world’s poorest children 

And Irish World photographers Out&About at a community event near you…and Feispix’s John Egan with the best Irish dancing coverage



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