In this week’s Irish World…



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We get the official Conservative Party line on some of their senior members’ call to block Irish and Commonwealth residents in the UK voting in the upcoming general election.

We examine the terms of reference for the Mother and Baby Homes report – and what activist groups make of the fact that the Magdalene Laundries are excluded from the 14 institutions to be investigated

Photo spread of Ireland’s Young Scientist competition, and information on the winning study into the affects of parents’ attitudes to alcohol on their teens’ binge drinking

We speak to BibleCode Sundays’ Ronan McManus on his role as music mentor at Stanmore college, his upcoming tour and how it fits in with his family tree research…. and why he fears the McManus family will never ‘get a real job’!

Double page interview with I’m A Celebrity… star Nadia Forde on life after the jungle

Irish and British army ties as new historical co-op agreement announced and Battle of Waterloo descendants being called for 200th anniversary commemoration – did you know that a third of those fighting against Napoleon were Irish?

The Easter Rising party set up to ensure that the hundredth anniversary is properly commemorated next year

Tribute to Parnell’s founder Denis Brosnan who passed away this week aged 84

All the latest entertainment and trad news, including BAFTA nominations, upcoming tours and how George Clooney’s announced intention to visit Ireland this summer with wife Amal has seen a surge in tourist requests to the country

We examine how George Osbourne’s proposed ‘pensions revolution’ will affect British residents

Much, much more from both here, abroad and Ireland – in business, politics and current affairs – that affect our readers here in Britain

In sport….

Three page match report, interviews and analysis on Fullen Gaels’ progression to the All-Ireland semi final

Double page spread with Craig Doyle, the face of BT’s rugby coverage

Looking ahead to Kevine Kilbane’s appearance at the annual charity quiz by the Republic of Ireland Soccer Supporters Club (London)

All the latest GAA club news, fixtures and results



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