Ireland

The Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day Parade took over the town Sunday.
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Andrew Kramer
March 10, 2019 - 2:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day Parade took over the town Sunday. Thousands of people came to the parade, many of them with alcoholic drinks in hand. Some knew each other, some didn't, but either way, Mike Gallagher considers everyone around him as family. "It's a...
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St Michan's Church in central Dublin. The building -- some of which dates back to the 11th century -- has a series of crypts housing 'naturally mummified' corpses.
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February 26, 2019 - 10:53 am
By Rob Picheta, CNN (CNN) -- An 800-year-old mummy, believed to be the remains of a Crusader, has been decapitated by vandals at a church in Ireland. Thieves broke into the crypt at St. Michan's Church in Dublin and vandalized the burial site before making off with the head, the Church of Ireland...
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In this Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018 file photo, Pope Francis prays for the victims of the Kerala floods during the Angelus noon prayer in St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican.
AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File
August 21, 2018 - 9:47 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says Pope Francis is expected to meet with victims of sexual abuse during his weekend visit to Ireland and speak out about the problem. Spokesman Greg Burke effectively confirmed the meeting during a briefing Tuesday. He said Francis always meets with victims when he...
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Irish Flag
May 26, 2018 - 1:36 pm
By Hilary Clarke and Kara Fox, CNN (CNN) -- Ireland has voted an emphatic "Yes" to amend the country's constitution to enable legislation that would allow women to have an abortion in a historic and emotionally charged referendum. With a high turnout of 64.13%, 1,429,98, or 66.4%, voted for the...
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Ireland Abortion Vote
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May 25, 2018 - 8:08 pm
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland appeared to move away from its conservative Roman Catholic roots and embrace a more liberal viewpoint Friday as two major exit polls predicted voters had repealed a constitutional ban on abortion. The RTE television and Irish Times exit polls are only predictions, with...
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