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Catholic nuns embezzled $500k to go gamble in Vegas

CA: 2 Nuns Accused of Stealing ‘Substantial’ Amount of Money From South Bay Catholic School.

Principal, Sister Mary Margaret Kreuper, and teacher Sister Lana Chang.

“Substantial” amount of school funds for their personal use.https://t.co/nIiuz3JiDR

Sr. Kreuper was the ...

2018-12-10 12:04 open_in_new
There are no grounds to impeach President Trump

I’m sorry even as a lifelong Democrat I’m not buying the impeachment argument about Donald Trump.

If all we have is a claim of impeachable behavior because he tried to pay off two willing ladies and somehow transgressed campaign finance laws, then I’m not buying it.

Creepy ...

2018-12-10 12:04 open_in_new
Family's desperate plea to find missing Irishman in New York

The Irish government has issued an urgent plea for information regarding the safety and whereabouts of an Irishman named Patrick Gannon (56) who went missing on Long Island, on Nov 26, shortly after Thanksgiving. He has not been heard from since.

The Department of Foreign Affairs was ...

2018-12-10 12:04 open_in_new
The Black Irish of Montserrat appeared in an amazing 1976 report

This old-school TG4 report about the people of Montserrat gives a glimpse into what broadcasting was like in Ireland during the 1970s. 

In the output for "Radharc," the host jokes that heading to the exotic location might "be a bit far to take the wife and kids" as it's approximately ...

2018-12-09 18:34 open_in_new
Distraught family of Longford man killed with one punch in NYC demand proper justice

Tim Murphy, the uncle of 21-year-old Danny McGee, who fell to the ground outside the Gaslight bar in Sunnyside after the punch from Dublin native Steven O’Brien and was pronounced dead shortly after, says that justice won’t be served if O’Brien, 25, is allowed to plead guilty to the ...

2018-12-09 16:29 open_in_new
Northern Ireland towns trending as Airbnb destination for Irish staycations

The Irish love to travel, in fact, we’re known for it! Why do you think one of the most popular Irish pubs in the world is in Phuket in Thailand!? However, new information from AirBnB shows that the Irish are opting for mini-breaks at home as well as around Europe, and it’s the town of ...

2018-12-09 15:17 open_in_new
Distraught family of Longford man killed with one punch in NYC demand proper justice

Tim Murphy, the uncle of 21-year-old Danny McGee, who fell to the ground outside the Gaslight bar in Sunnyside after the punch from Dublin native Steven O’Brien and was pronounced dead shortly after, says that justice won’t be served if O’Brien, 25, is allowed to plead guilty to the ...

2018-12-09 15:17 open_in_new
"Fairytale of New York" is both a classic and encourages homophobia

Until you've spent five years in high school living in never-ending dread of hearing a homophobic word that will rob you of your dignity and possibly your life, don't pretend that you know what LGBTQ people are talking about when they complain about "Fairytale of New York."

Because you ...

2018-12-09 15:17 open_in_new
Threat to cut food supplies to Ireland over Brexit by leading Tory politician

Half of the food consumed in Ireland is imported from Britain and any disruption of that supply chain would have enormous consequences.

The call for what is being called a new Famine attempt came from Priti Patel, 46, of Ugandan Indian heritage whose family fled Uganda during the dictator ...

2018-12-09 15:17 open_in_new
Easy Irish Christmas recipes from turkey to gravy to stuffing

Admit it, each Christmas you try a new gravy recipe, don’t you? With varying degrees of success too, right? How did your Irish grandmother ever make it look so easy? Well, first of all, you need to stop relying on those powdered packet horrors and all the gloopy tinned stuff.

Master ...

2018-12-09 14:04 open_in_new
The very special celebration that is an Irish Christmas

I grew up with Christmas in Ireland. Reluctantly.

And now in America, though a big fan of Thanksgiving, I find myself at this time of year drifting back to another time and place.

That would be Ireland in the month of December.

And also November.

There might not have been ...

2018-12-09 14:04 open_in_new
Irish Christmas songs to get you in the holiday spirit

Whether it’s while you’re out doing your shopping, at Church or huddling in the safety and warmth of your home, Christmas carols are a wonderful, cheerful constant every Christmas. A cheering melody to get everyone singing and more importantly, smiling.

Here are our choices of some ...

2018-12-09 14:04 open_in_new
Where are the best birdwatching locations in Ireland

According to BirdWatch Ireland, 450 different species of bird have been recorded on Ireland's shores. The island's rugged coastlines mean we have some of the best seabird views in Europe.

So, it’s time to get those binoculars out, wrap up warm and witness the beauty on our ...

2018-12-09 14:04 open_in_new
Northern Ireland towns trending as Airbnb destination for Irish staycations

The Irish love to travel, in fact, we’re known for it! Why do you think one of the most popular Irish pubs in the world is in Phuket in Thailand!? However, new information from AirBnB shows that the Irish are opting for mini-breaks at home as well as around Europe, and it’s the town of ...

2018-12-09 14:04 open_in_new
RMS Lusitania wreck among 360 to be safeguarded around Ireland by 2026

The vessel sank during the First World War after it was torpedoed while traveling from New York City to Liverpool. Almost 1,200 people on board were killed in the incident.

Cunard’s Lusitania has now been recreated in 3D alongside hundreds of other vessels submerged in Ireland’s ...

2018-12-09 14:04 open_in_new
What are Ireland's most popular foods? Check out TasteAtlas to find out

TasteAtlas is an interactive food map, which includes dishes and ingredients from all over the world. Users can search the map by ingredient, place or dish, which allows them to access a wealth of knowledge at the click of a button.

The founder of TasteAtlas, Matija Babic, is a Croatian ...

2018-12-09 14:04 open_in_new
Happy birthday, Sinéad O’Connor! Top facts about the Irish singer-songwriter

Happy birthday to one of Ireland's greatest singers, Sinéad O'Connor. It just 52 short years, O'Connor has achieved an incredible amount and despite her ups and downs, her music continues to entertain. 

In celebration of the birthday of the "Nothing Compares to You" singer, here are ...

2018-12-08 14:20 open_in_new
What are fairy forts? Why do they still exercise power over the Irish?

Throughout Ireland, there are thousands of mysterious looking forts whose reputations strike terror into the hearts of many. These forts have the power to stop roadworks, keep people from building houses, and from partaking in a whole host of other activities. Known as fairy forts these ...

2018-12-08 14:19 open_in_new
National Brownie Day: Bailey’s Irish cream cheese swirl brownies recipe

Get your Irish up on National Brownie Day with this delectable Bailey's brownie recipe. Yum!

Read More: Chocolate brownies with Bailey’s Irish cream topping recipe

Bailey’s Irish cream cheese swirl brownies

Ingredients:

For the swirl:

For the ...

2018-12-08 13:10 open_in_new
Irish grandmother accidentally decorates Christmas tree with sparkly purple thongs

One Irish grandmother had an early Christmas surprise this week when she discovered that she had decorated her Christmas tree with ornaments that contained sparkly purple thongs.

Alex Bermingham from Cork, Ireland, had called into her granny's house to give her a hand in putting up the ...

2018-12-08 13:10 open_in_new
Sinead O'Connor's husbands: Who has the Irish singer been married to?

Irish singer Sinead O'Connor has been in the public eye for nearly three decades. Here, we take a look at the often-times troubled singer's romantic life.

Read More: Sinéad O'Connor accuses Donald Trump of spewing "satanic filth"

John Reynolds

8 Sinead O'Connor and John ...

2018-12-08 13:10 open_in_new