All of Notre Dame's 12 wins last season required a full-team effort, but when looking back on each of the Irish's victories in 2012, often times a specific player comes to mind for a certain game. Against Michigan, it was Manti Te'o and his two interceptions of Denard Robinson. Show More Summary
This week’s Farm Council meeting highlighted more of the divisions that remain on the CAP reform process than many observers, not least the EU Farm Commissioner and Irish Presidency, would have liked, reports Agra Europe. This meeting...Show More Summary
Sean O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston, has decided to skip this Monday's commencement ceremony at Boston College (a Catholic university) because the chosen speaker, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenney, supports abortion-rights legislation in Ireland. [Click headline for more...]
Irish soldiers who left their army to join the fight against Hitler and Nazism and suffered a lifetime of ostracism are being pardoned, as the Irish parliament has passed an amnesty on the thousands of troops. Defence Minister Alan Shatter...Show More Summary
Commitment No. 10 is a big one for Notre Dame, and his name is Alex Bars. Bars is a 4-star offensive tackle from Nashville, Tenn., and he's ranked as the No. 9 player at the position, according to the 247Sports composite rankings. He...Show More Summary
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ByEmerging Equities: Following rejection by its board of an offer by Royalty Pharma, a privately held firm, to buy all its shares, Irish firm Elan Corporation PLC (ELN) announced a $1 billion deal with Theravance Inc. (THRX) for 21% of royalty that it gets from GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK). Show More Summary
A teenaged writer in Ireland has been published on stamps around his country. We’ve embedded the special stamp above, containing a complete 224-word story. Composed by then 17-year-old writer Eoin Moore, the short short story was created...Show More Summary
Even though much is being made this week of Notre Dame’s perilous non-BCS bowl situation coming into the 2013 season, after next year the Irish may well screw full-fledged ACC football members out of their rightful bowl bids. Indeed,...Show More Summary
French niche line Memo will launch Irish Leather, the first fragrance in the new Cuirs Nomades collection, in June. The scent is an homage to Ireland and the smell of tack rooms and horseback riding...
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Bare-chested Irish drummers, a Ukrainian giant and a much-discussed lesbian kiss will be on display at this Saturday's Eurovision final in Sweden which - love it or hate it - promises plenty of pop, kitsch and barefoot ballads.
One midwinter day, in January 1786, during a gap in the seemingly interminable wars between Britain and France, a shy Irish teenager was sent off to a French school to learn to be a soldier. His father had died and his mother almost despaired of him. Show More Summary
When Manti Te'o left South Bend to pursue a career in the NFL, his departure left a huge hole in the middle of Notre Dame defense. His leadership, passion for the game and excellence on the field will be hard to replace, but the Irish aren't without defensive studs to step up to fill the void. Show More Summary
Production is officially underway on Love, Rosie, a romantic comedy based on the bestselling book "Where Rainbows End" from Irish author Cecelia Ahern ("P.S. I Love You"). Love, Rosie will be filming on location in Toronto, Canada before moving to Dublin, Ireland for the remainder of the shoot. Show More Summary
The Irish Defence Minister, Alan Shatter, has put forward a law that would give his government the right to cut off mobile services "in a limited area" to prevent a bombing. In particular, he fears that militant groups may attack next...Show More Summary
It’s rare I’d pull out a leader for the subject of a blog, but this morning’s editorial in the Irish Times is also a useful reader for those who’ve missed the intricacies of the debate on the future of Seanad Eireann. And not least its shifting loyalties on the benches of Dail Eireann. When I [...]
Here is my op-ed piece from Thursday's Irish Daily Mail -- The eurozone economy: yes, it’s still shrinking. Official figures out yesterday show that it shrank again in the last financial quarter. But then, it shrank in the quarter before...
J.W. Anderson, the gender-bending Irish designer, is partnering with Donatella Versace on a one-off collection for the Italian fashion house’s secondary line, Versus Versace.
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, and its consortium of partners recently began a drilling campaign in the waters off the west coast of Ireland. The company and its partners will be exploring the Dunquin prospect, located in the Porcupine Basin approximately 90 miles off the coast [...]
http://youtu.be/oV3ZtB9P1N0 The four young Irish lads, The Strypes, look set to conquer all... great, energetic stuff!