The Irish World October 29 2013

The Irish World October 29 2013

In this week’s October 26 print edition of The Irish World

Another milestone in the peace process as Unionist leader Peter Robinson ends decades of enmity and pays tribute to the GAA

Win tickets to see London Irish ALSO Win tickets to the Open at Cheltenham

The star and cast of Sky’s expensive new Dracula adaptation talk about how they’ve brought Bram Stoker’s timeless classic ‘up to date’

Footballer Keith Gillespie looks back on an illustrious career that included stints at Manchester United and Newcastle, talking about his much publicised financial problems and the false accusations that saw him and team-mates spend time in a Spanish prison. 

Return to Camden Town – London’s flagship festival of traditional Irish music and dance opens this week-end

Ireland gained another 4,000 new citizens this week, drawn from over a hundred countries, and bringing the number of newly sworn Irish men, women and children since 2011 to 59,000

Welsh MP defends local police from charges of racism prompted by their codenaming a dog excrement programme Operation Irish. It was just stupidity, says Paul Flynn

Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams tells a major conference at the Irish Centre in Camden that the Good Friday Agreement is being sabotaged

Mixed responses to newspaper reports that the Bloody Sunday paras – now all in their 60s and 70s – are to be arrested and cautioned pending possible prosecutions

The Embassy of Ireland in London throws open its doors to bring ‘in from the cold’ London’s Irish lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people

A new drama group, Charm Offensive, is bringing Irish and Russian classics to Irish venues like the Corrib Rest

Young Tynseside Irish are turning their backs on religion as part of their Irish identity

Actor Chris O’Dowd is to play cyclist Lance Armstrong’s nemesis, Sunday Times sports writer David Walsh, in a new film

London’s Kerry Person of the Year wants to spend her year in the spotlight helping raise awareness of suicide risk

London Irish’s new commercial director says the team knows it needs to be more Irish and more London

Former London footballers Tony Gaughan, Michael Maloney and Killian Phair had a good week-end playing for their clubs…

And there’s a lot more…only in the print edition of The Irish World


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