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# boston - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Column: I saw the pain and terror 'Whitey' Bulger created – he was no Robin Hood
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I saw the pain and terror 'Whitey' Bulger created – he was no Robin Hood

Aug 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 380 Views 35 Comments

Growing up just a few miles down the road from the Boston neighbourhood where gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger reigned, I saw through the lies that he protected residents from drugs and violence, writes Larry Donnelly.

'The Conor who fought in April would lose to Conor now' - John Kavanagh
# Irish MMA
From The42
# Irish MMA

'The Conor who fought in April would lose to Conor now' - John Kavanagh

Aug 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 3,268 Views 1 Comment

The Irish UFC fighter’s coach believes the Dubliner has improved immensely since his UFC debut.

# boston - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

McGregor will have Ireland's first UFC fighter in his corner for Boston bout
# MMA
From The42
# MMA

McGregor will have Ireland's first UFC fighter in his corner for Boston bout

Aug 13th 2013, 1:37 PM 3,466 Views 3 Comments

Old friend Tom Egan has agreed to walk out with ‘The Notorious’ on Saturday night.

# boston - Monday 12 August, 2013

"Justice has been served" - Boston mobster 'Whitey' Bulger found guilty of 11 murders
# Verdict
# Verdict

"Justice has been served" - Boston mobster 'Whitey' Bulger found guilty of 11 murders

Aug 12th 2013, 7:15 PM 12,844 Views 82 Comments

The 83-year-old refused to take the stand in his own defence in what was one of the most dramatic criminal underworld trials in the US in recent years.

# boston - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Lawyers for Aisling McCarthy Brady seek to have case struck out
# Boston
# Boston

Lawyers for Aisling McCarthy Brady seek to have case struck out

Aug 8th 2013, 6:49 PM 15,818 Views 0 Comments

The Irish woman, who has been living in the US illegally for a number of years, is accused of violently injuring one-year-old Rehma Sabir and causing her death.

# boston - Friday 2 August, 2013

James 'Whitey' Bulger doesn't want to testify in his own trial for murder
# Boston Crime
# Boston Crime

James 'Whitey' Bulger doesn't want to testify in his own trial for murder

Aug 2nd 2013, 8:45 PM 7,895 Views 20 Comments

Final arguments in the trial of the alleged Boston mob boss are due next week following over a month of testimony, some of it extremely graphic.

# boston - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

'There is no opponent' - McGregor on Boston fight
# UFC
From The42
# UFC

'There is no opponent' - McGregor on Boston fight

Jul 31st 2013, 6:00 PM 3,327 Views 2 Comments

The Dubliner meets Hawaiian Max Holloway on 17 August but is only thinking about his own performance.

# boston - Thursday 25 July, 2013

This is what happens when Padraig goes to Starbucks
# PaulDrake
From The Daily Edge
# PaulDrake

This is what happens when Padraig goes to Starbucks

Jul 25th 2013, 1:45 PM 11,101 Views 4 Comments

P. A. D…. oh forget it.

# boston - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jul 21st 2013, 10:00 AM 9,482 Views 5 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# boston - Friday 19 July, 2013

Police officer leaks images to 'show real Boston bomber'
# Boston
# Boston

Police officer leaks images to 'show real Boston bomber'

Jul 19th 2013, 8:43 AM 18,109 Views 63 Comments

The photos show the teenager emerge from his hiding place, bloodied and with a sniper’s target on his forehead.

# boston - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Witness in James 'Whitey' Bulger trial found dead
# Boston
# Boston

Witness in James 'Whitey' Bulger trial found dead

Jul 18th 2013, 8:37 PM 18,422 Views 30 Comments

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, an 83-year-old Irish-American is said to have inspired Jack Nicholson’s character in the film ‘The Departed’.

# boston - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Rolling Stone defends putting Boston bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on cover
# Criticism
# Criticism

Rolling Stone defends putting Boston bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on cover

Jul 17th 2013, 9:52 PM 29,275 Views 128 Comments

The cover has been criticised online for ‘making a celebrity’ out of the bombing suspect.

# boston - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 11th 2013, 9:00 PM 11,439 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s talking about abortion (again), Tom Barry’s lap and a runaway train in Canada.

DNA could link self-confessed Boston Strangler to rape and murder
# Boston Strangler
# Boston Strangler

DNA could link self-confessed Boston Strangler to rape and murder

Jul 11th 2013, 6:24 PM 8,302 Views 10 Comments

Albert DeSalvo’s remains will now be exhumed, after DNA from Mary Sullivan’s murder scene produced a “familial match” with him.

McGregor faces new opponent as Ogle withdraws through injury
# MMA
From The42
# MMA

McGregor faces new opponent as Ogle withdraws through injury

Jul 11th 2013, 1:20 AM 2,203 Views 3 Comments

The Dubliner will now take on Hawaiian Max Holloway in Boston on August 17.

# boston - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 10th 2013, 9:43 PM 14,422 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s talking about abortion, murder in Castlebar and Latvia joining the euro.

Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev pleads not guilty
# Boston
# Boston

Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev pleads not guilty

Jul 10th 2013, 9:13 PM 7,023 Views 0 Comments

19-year-old Tsarnaev, making his first court appearance, arrived earlier under heavy guard.

Boston bomber arrives in court under heavy guard
# Dzhokar Tsarnaev
# Dzhokar Tsarnaev

Boston bomber arrives in court under heavy guard

Jul 10th 2013, 6:18 PM 5,954 Views 68 Comments

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is in court for the first time since the April bombing that killed three people and wounded more than 260.

# boston - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

'Whitey' Bulger's former protégé offers grisly testimony at mobster's trial
# Boston
# Boston

'Whitey' Bulger's former protégé offers grisly testimony at mobster's trial

Jul 9th 2013, 7:51 PM 11,154 Views 19 Comments

Kevin Weeks – who rose through the ranks of Bulger’s organisation – has detailed three killings he says the crime boss carried out personally in the 1980s.

# boston - Monday 8 July, 2013

John Kerry's wife Teresa Heinz Kerry in critical but stable condition in hospital
# Hospitalised
# Hospitalised

John Kerry's wife Teresa Heinz Kerry in critical but stable condition in hospital

Jul 8th 2013, 10:42 AM 12,288 Views 6 Comments

Teresa Heinz Kerry was hospitalised on Sunday for an unknown illness.

# boston - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Boston bombing suspect indicted on 30 counts, faces death penalty or life in prison
# Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
# Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Boston bombing suspect indicted on 30 counts, faces death penalty or life in prison

Jun 27th 2013, 8:29 PM 5,401 Views 3 Comments

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been indicuted on 30 counts, including the use of a weapon of mass destruction.

# boston - Monday 24 June, 2013

Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election?

Jun 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 36 Views 6 Comments

A Republican candidate’s surprise take of the senate seat left vacant by Ted Kennedy’s death in 2010 shook Obama’s administration – now, with the same seat up for grabs, Sam McNally wonders if the president has anything to fear this time around.

# boston - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Irish-American James 'Whitey' Bulger 'did all the dirty work himself'
# Whitey Bulger
# Whitey Bulger

Irish-American James 'Whitey' Bulger 'did all the dirty work himself'

Jun 13th 2013, 8:42 AM 11,842 Views 23 Comments

A court has heard opening arguments in the trial of the alleged Boston mob kingpin who is charged with 19 murders and numerous other offences

# boston - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Trial begins of infamous mobster (and FBI informant) 'Whitey' Bulger
# Boston
# Boston

Trial begins of infamous mobster (and FBI informant) 'Whitey' Bulger

Jun 12th 2013, 4:07 PM 7,817 Views 9 Comments

The 83-year-old faces 19 murder charges, as well as federal rackeeteering charges, over a decades-long career.

# boston - Friday 31 May, 2013

Emigrant centre warned: Prioritise Irish interests or lose your state funding
# Deported
# Deported

Emigrant centre warned: Prioritise Irish interests or lose your state funding

May 31st 2013, 10:04 PM 22,259 Views 67 Comments

Eamon Gilmore says the Irish International Immigration Center, which had an Irish J-1 student deported, has apologised.

# boston - Friday 24 May, 2013

Calls for inquiry after Irish immigrant centre gets J-1 student sent home
# Deported
# Deported

Calls for inquiry after Irish immigrant centre gets J-1 student sent home

May 24th 2013, 9:43 PM 39,403 Views 112 Comments

The Irish International Immigrant Centre in Boston reported an intern to US authorities after she got work in a bar.

# boston - Monday 20 May, 2013

Enda Kenny to receive honorary doctorate from Boston College today
# Doctor Enda
# Doctor Enda

Enda Kenny to receive honorary doctorate from Boston College today

May 20th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,213 Views 48 Comments

On the third day of a trip to Boston, the Taoiseach will also attend a trade breakfast promoting Ireland as an investment location.

# boston - Sunday 19 May, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with the best way to wake up a hangover victim
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with the best way to wake up a hangover victim

May 19th 2013, 6:59 PM 13,398 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# boston - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Taoiseach to lay wreath at bombing memorial during Boston trip
# USA
# USA

Taoiseach to lay wreath at bombing memorial during Boston trip

May 18th 2013, 4:39 PM 3,858 Views 56 Comments

Kenny will also be presented with an honorary doctorate from Boston College while on his US trip.

# boston - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Boston suspect wrote note before he was captured - report
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Boston suspect wrote note before he was captured - report

May 16th 2013, 6:16 PM 16,494 Views 57 Comments

The note reportedly refers to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing as ‘collateral damage’ for US action in Afghanistan and Iraq.

# boston - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Boston police chief: We never got the warning about the Tsarnaevs
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Boston police chief: We never got the warning about the Tsarnaevs

May 9th 2013, 10:19 PM 12,867 Views 37 Comments

Russian authorities had alerted the FBI in 2011 about a possible threat from Tamerlan Tsarnaev – but Boston police were never told.

# boston - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

'If he wants his ass whooped, no problem' - McGregor responds to challenge
# MMA
From The42
# MMA

'If he wants his ass whooped, no problem' - McGregor responds to challenge

May 7th 2013, 2:42 PM 4,689 Views 2 Comments

Akira Corassani has invited the Irish UFC fighter to a match in Boston later this year.

# boston - Friday 3 May, 2013

Family claims body of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect
# Boston
# Boston

Family claims body of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect

May 3rd 2013, 8:27 AM 9,670 Views 5 Comments

A funeral home retained by the Tsarnaev family has collected the remains of 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

# boston - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up
# Boston
# Boston

Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up

May 2nd 2013, 8:00 AM 11,664 Views 121 Comments

The three teenagers – two Kazakhs and an American – appear to have been hastily trying to keep him out of trouble rather than taking part in an organised conspiracy.

# boston - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

PICTURES: Daughter meets the woman who received her mum's face
# Tearjerker
# Tearjerker

PICTURES: Daughter meets the woman who received her mum's face

May 1st 2013, 8:51 PM 35,815 Views 28 Comments

Months after the procedure, Carmen Tarleton revealed the results of her face transplant.

The Evening Fix… now with added world's smallest movie
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added world's smallest movie

May 1st 2013, 7:50 PM 6,644 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.