The Irish World February 9

The Irish World February 9


Kilkenny mum Pauline Hickey watched helplessly from behind a police barrier as her son lay dying on a London street

Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen turned up at Ruislip to cheer on Offaly against London

Sean Moriarty talks to survivors of the Magdalene Laundries about what they hoped to see in Senator Martin McAleese's report which was published on Tuesday

Ireland's Justice Minister Alan Shatter wants the UK and other EU nations to make it harder for Irish people to make themselves bankrupt

Irish diplomats step in to stop a planned public debate at the Embassy of Ireland about the effects of the Catholic Church on the health of Irish women – and men.

Brent St. Patrick's Day needs local support and needs it fast

Ireland's food marketing board, Bord Bia, has ben instructed to spend millions to restore UK buyers' confidence in Irish meat

David Hennessy talks to Galway's Nora-Jane Noone about her TV series Deception and about life after The Magdalene Sisters in which she made her screen debut aged just 17

Tony Award winning Irish actress Brid Brennan talks to the Irish World about being on stage in London theatre

Our motoring columnist looks at the rip-off prices for fuel in the UK

And the Irish World was at the Aisling comedy benefit to see Ardal O'Hanlon – and others – in triumphant, mirthful form

Sinead O'Sulivan tries out the many forms of dance – from zumba to Irish jigs to tango – available on her doorstep.

Rising actor Daniel Mays, some of whose family come from Kerry, is an increasingly well-known face on screen. He talks to us about going back to theatre and role in Trelawny of the Wells at the Donmar Warehouse

Offaly beat London at Ruislip ensuring a tough start to the new football season for the Exiles

Fullen Gaels say they're not intimidated by Kilkenny whom they meet in Croke Park this week-end for the All Ireland Junior Hurling Championship


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