In the March 9 issue of the Irish World


The UK’s most senior Catholic churchman Cardinal Keith O’Brien is shamed into admitting unspecified inappropriate sexual behaviour….AS the Archbishop of Westminster Vincent Nichols welcomes the gay congregation from the Soho mass to Farm Street, the church which turned away Oscar Wilde

The Queen politely declines Tourism Ireland’s St. Patrick’s Day stunt to turn Buckingham Palace green

Huddersfield celebrates St. Patrick’s Day a week early

A syndicate of Dublin Airport workers win £5.5 million in Ireland’s lottery with a €112 Quick Pick netting each member over £325,000

Green Tie St. Patrick’s Day Ball scheduled for March 16 in London is now off – to be rescheduled in the summer

All O’Sullivans are asked to come take part with their namesakes in a world record attempt for the largest clan gathering

UK-based Magdalene survivors take a break from their campaign to celebrate with champagne at the London Irish Centre in Camden but say their fight is not over and they want social housing

New GOAL Chief Executive Barry Andrews is looking to expand in the UK and wants Irish people here to to lend their support

London Mayor Boris Johnson to meet Irish pensioners from eight east London boroughs

Gloria Hunniford has an all-star gala performance of 42nd Street lined up for the charitable foundation set up in memory of her daughter Caron Keating

The Home Office is trying to make all EU nationals living here for more than three months buy an ID card for £55. Sean Moriarty gets reaction.

Singer Gabrielle Aplin – who was THE voice of John Lewis last Christmas – talks to David Hennessy

Kerry singing duo Lumiere were at one point going to be Dingle White Females but thought better of it. Eilis Kennedy and Pauline Scanlon talk to Joanna Bell

Martin Compston on playing cops and gangsters

A special supplement on that most Irish of London Boroughs – Brent

SIX NATIONS – Gareth Steenson out in the cold?

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL PREVIEW – John Doyle and Simon Clifford give their expert guidance in the week ahead including top trainer Dessie Hughes on why he believes Our Conor is one to watch in the Triumph Hurdle.



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