In the January 19 edition of the Irish World


As Irish and British ministers meet to discuss the Belfast flags row to stop the local riots spreading further Sinn Fein's  Martin McGuinness and the DUP's Peter Robinson call on all parties to show common cause against those wishing to destroy Northern Ireland's peace.

London contractor John Reddington, from Bohola, Co. Mayo, rode his own racehorse to victory in a first of its kind victory

Irish opinion polls suggest almost as many voters would now vote for Fianna Fail and Sinn Fein as would support the current Fine Gael Labour coalition – just 11 per cent

Journalists were given a sneak preview of the view from the Shard which hopes to become London's (much bigger) answer to the Eiffel Tower

Just as Irish firms were involved in the building of the Shard they're involved in the massive Crossrail project which is changing the shape – and connectivity – of London from below.

Actress Aisling Loftus talks to David Hennessy and gives some idea as to why seven million viewers are tuning in to see her and Jeremy Piven in period drama Mr. Selfridge

Shayne Ward talks to the Irish World about what's next in TV's Dancing on Ice after Pamela Anderson's exit

Heidi Talbot brings a modern sensibility to folk music and talks to us about her new album Angels Without Wings

Emmett J Scanlan – who is up for a National Television Award – talks to the Irish World about his departure from Hollyoaks

Leah Quinn surveys young Irish people working in London to find out what, if anything,, they know about the Gathering…and is surprised by their answers

Sports Editor Damian Dolan on rory McIlroy's "£150 million" Nike jackpot

Joey O'Brien is "a very happy Hammer" as he takes the Premier League by storm and is back in the Republic of Ireland fold

London Irish director of rugby Brian Smith is relishing the challenge of a relegation scrap

All this and more in the latest Irish World January 19 edition 



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