In this week’s Irish World (February 1) Issue 1400

Irish World February 1 Issue 1400
Irish World February 1 Issue 1400

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is to erect a monument to Irish soldiers who died fighting for Britain – in Dublin’s Glasnevin Cemetery

The moment of truth is approaching for an Irish government decision on allowing Irish citizens overseas to vote for the next President of Ireland

Catholics are more like to vote Labour, according to a report by a UK think tank

St Vincent de Paul wins Big Society Award

Ireland gives go ahead to its first ever stem cell manufacturing facility – at Galway University

Thieves steal the late Pope John Paul ll”s blood

Philomena – who had a 50 year search to find the son she reluctantly gave up for adoption – wants Ireland to release files for 60,000 adoptees and their families

Northern Ireland’s historical institutional abuse inquiry (HIAI) criticises the Sisters of Nazareth for less than wholehearted co-operating with its investigation into alleged abuses at their care homes

Ryanair is looking for up to 50 IT whiz kids and web stars

Posthumous tribute to Patsy Byrne for his contribution to the Irish in Britain over 40 years

The Limerick nun trying to make a difference in war-torn South Sudan

Lisa Dwan talks to the Irish World about her acclaimed Beckett trilogy, Not I, Footfalls, and Rockaby, which is transferring to London’s West End – PLUS – we have a handful of tickets for Irish World readers to go see the sell-out show

Kate O’Flynn talks about her role in the revival of Shelagh Delaney’s classic A Taste of Honey in the West End

The Rubber Bandits talk to David Hennessy about the new show they are bringing to the UK

As the Six Nations Rugby gets underway this week-end keep score with our pull-out wallchart

UK A-level students who want to apply for University College Dublin’s sports scholarships – including in Gaelic Football – have until this Friday to apply.

All this and more in the February 2 Irish World print edition Issue 1400.



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