Now that the year-long Gathering celebration has begun it would be an opportune time for the State to suitably commemorate the thousands of Irish who unwillingly became part of the diaspora when they were transported as slaves to the Caribbean and Southern US states during the 17th century.
Mon, 07 Jan, 2013
A former Brazilian football star said to have orchestrated the murder of his ex-girlfriend went on trial in a case that includes claims that the young model was lured to a ranch where she was held hostage, killed and her body dismembered.
Tue, 20 Nov, 2012
Firefighters using heavy machinery, shovels and bare hands dug for survivors today but only found bodies under a mountain of red earth and crushed lodgings - the worst of a spate of mudslides and floods which have killed at least 64 people in south-eastern Brazil.
Sat, 02 Jan, 2010