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Clodagh Kilcoyne

Report reveals grim infant death toll, cruelty at Church-run homes in Ireland

Jan 12 2021

DUBLIN/TUAM, Ireland Thousands of infants died in Irish homes for unmarried mothers and their offspring mostly run by the Catholic Church from the 1920s to the 1990s, an inquiry found on Tuesday, an "appalling" mortality rate that reflected brutal living conditions. | Video

Biden's ancestral Irish home celebrates, looks forward to reunion

Nov 07 2020

BALLINA, Ireland COVID-19 restrictions may have shut the pubs in the western Irish town of Ballina but that did not stop Joe Biden's ancestral home from celebrating his presidential election victory on Saturday.

Northern Ireland leaders urge calm as police arrest two over journalist's killing

Apr 20 2019

LONDONDERRY Two men have been arrested in Northern Ireland over the killing of a journalist during a riot, police said, with politicians calling for calm after the shooting added to concerns about the stability of the region's 21-year-old peace deal. | Video

In Brexit-on-Sea, the left-behind still want Out

Apr 04 2019

SKEGNESS, England On a Sunday evening in March, Evelyn Ovington and her granddaughter Dana Marie went to play bingo as usual in their local town hall near Skegness, a resort on the east coast of England. Like many of the country's seaside towns, it is battling decline and voted heavily to quit the European Union in the 2016 Brexit referendum.

Tea, bingo and cockles - my journey to Brexit-on-Sea

Apr 04 2019

FLOOKBURGH SANDS, England The thing about an old rusty tractor, said cockle-picker Tony McClure, is that even in the sea air, it will start.

Tea, bingo and cockles - my journey to Brexit-on-Sea

Apr 04 2019

FLOOKBURGH SANDS, England The thing about an old rusty tractor, said cockle-picker Tony McClure, is that even in the sea air, it will start.

In Brexit-on-Sea, the left-behind still want Out

Apr 04 2019

SKEGNESS, England On a Sunday evening in March, Evelyn Ovington and her granddaughter Dana Marie went to play bingo as usual in their local town hall near Skegness, a resort on the east coast of England. Like many of the country's seaside towns, it is battling decline and voted heavily to quit the European Union in the 2016 Brexit referendum.

Fearing Brexit, protesters gather along Irish border

Mar 31 2019

CARRICKCARNON, Ireland Anti-Brexit campaigners protested at six different points of the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland on Saturday, fearing a return of customs checks could risk peace, jobs and their way of life. | Video

Northern Ireland police says Londonderry security alerts were hoaxes

Jan 21 2019

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland Northern Ireland police said the three security alerts they were examining in Londonderry on Monday have ended after the department confirmed the incidents, including one where they carried out a controlled explosion, to be hoaxes. | Video

Knight fever! Irish village transformed into medieval battlefield

Oct 01 2018

CLAREGALWAY, Ireland Once the chief fortress of a powerful 15th century family descended from an English knight, the west of Ireland castle of Claregalway went back to its roots on Saturday. | Video

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