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# chicago - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

United Airlines anounces new Shannon - Chicago route
# Shannon
# Shannon

United Airlines anounces new Shannon - Chicago route

Oct 3rd 2012, 2:06 PM 7,504 Views 44 Comments

The new route will begin next summer, and was last in operation in 2009 with Aer Lingus.

# chicago - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

American Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

American Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Oct 2nd 2012, 2:32 PM 12,089 Views 40 Comments

A flight from Chicago to London Heathrow made an emergency landing shortly after 1pm today following reports of a smell of smoke on board.

# chicago - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Good news for Limerick: 400 jobs to be created by US financial company
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Good news for Limerick: 400 jobs to be created by US financial company

Sep 19th 2012, 11:45 AM 3,562 Views 9 Comments

Northern Trust announced the jobs boost for the county today.

# chicago - Friday 24 August, 2012

19 shot in overnight violence in Chicago
# Chicago Shootings
# Chicago Shootings

19 shot in overnight violence in Chicago

Aug 24th 2012, 3:08 PM 11,557 Views 24 Comments

Thirteen people, including young teenagers, were injured during one 30 minute spate of violence.

# chicago - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis threw the first pitch at Wrigley Field and ate pizza on the mound
# Different Ballgame
From The42
# Different Ballgame

Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis threw the first pitch at Wrigley Field and ate pizza on the mound

Jul 19th 2012, 2:46 PM 825 Views 0 Comments

You didn’t expect them to just throw the pitch, did you?

# chicago - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

In pictures: Oprah puts Chicago property up for sale - at 50 per cent discount
# Oprah
From The Daily Edge
# Oprah

In pictures: Oprah puts Chicago property up for sale - at 50 per cent discount

May 23rd 2012, 9:38 PM 14,488 Views 19 Comments

The TV star paid $5.6 million for the 4,600-square-foot property in 2006.

# chicago - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

May 20th 2012, 11:00 AM 74 Views 0 Comments

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

# chicago - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Plan to attack Obama campaign HQ during NATO summit foiled, say US police
# NATO
# NATO

Plan to attack Obama campaign HQ during NATO summit foiled, say US police

May 19th 2012, 8:07 PM 2,967 Views 5 Comments

The two-day summit of world leaders is due to start tomorrow in Chicago.

# chicago - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Teachers Dancing Behind Students Video of the Day
# Scarlet
From The Daily Edge
# Scarlet

Teachers Dancing Behind Students Video of the Day

May 16th 2012, 11:09 AM 5,180 Views 13 Comments

No comment.

# chicago - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Man found guilty of murdering three members of Jennifer Hudson's family
# US
# US

Man found guilty of murdering three members of Jennifer Hudson's family

May 12th 2012, 10:29 AM 3,191 Views 0 Comments

William Balfour was found guilty of the first-degree murder of the Grammy Award winner’s mother, brother and nephew in 2008.

# chicago - Monday 30 April, 2012

Postcard sent in 1958 finally arrives... with help from Facebook
# Snail Mail
From The Daily Edge
# Snail Mail

Postcard sent in 1958 finally arrives... with help from Facebook

Apr 30th 2012, 7:32 PM 6,671 Views 4 Comments

Scott McMurry’s mother sent him the card more than half a century ago – and nobody quite knows where it went in the meantime.

Bruton kicks off five-day trade mission to US
# Jobs
# Jobs

Bruton kicks off five-day trade mission to US

Apr 30th 2012, 10:17 AM 858 Views 7 Comments

Richard Bruton will visit Boston, Raleigh, Atlanta, Minneapolis and Chicago on a five-day mission organised by IDA Ireland.

# chicago - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Michelle Obama on how to make the White House feel 'like the South Side of Chicago'
# Home Sweet Home
From The Daily Edge
# Home Sweet Home

Michelle Obama on how to make the White House feel 'like the South Side of Chicago'

Mar 20th 2012, 3:35 PM 420 Views 0 Comments

How do you bring up respectful, humble children when there are butlers milling about your home?

# chicago - Monday 19 March, 2012

Ding ding! Enda Kenny set to ring opening bell on Wall Street today
# USA! USA!
# USA! USA!

Ding ding! Enda Kenny set to ring opening bell on Wall Street today

Mar 19th 2012, 8:15 AM 2,891 Views 25 Comments

The Taoiseach is in the middle of his trip to the US to promote Ireland. Tomorrow he will meet President Obama in the White House for a bilateral meeting.

# chicago - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Riverdance bids farewell to US
# Goodbye Riverdance
From The Daily Edge
# Goodbye Riverdance

Riverdance bids farewell to US

Mar 13th 2012, 12:49 PM 1,165 Views 4 Comments

After 16 years Riverdance will end its US tour in June. The final St Patrick’s Day performance will take place in Chicago this weekend.

# chicago - Monday 12 March, 2012

Home Alone house sells for $1.58m
# Home Alone House
From The Daily Edge
# Home Alone House

Home Alone house sells for $1.58m

Mar 12th 2012, 6:30 PM 896 Views 0 Comments

The Home Alone mansion sells for well under the asking price.

# chicago - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Jennifer Hudson listed as witness in family's murder trial
# Jennifer Hudson
From The Daily Edge
# Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson listed as witness in family's murder trial

Feb 28th 2012, 2:44 PM 3,497 Views 6 Comments

The man accused of the murder of Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew in 2008 is due to go on trial in April.

# chicago - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Newt Gingrich is getting sued for using 'Eye of the Tiger' during rallies
# Newt Gingrich
From The Daily Edge
# Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich is getting sued for using 'Eye of the Tiger' during rallies

Jan 31st 2012, 3:57 PM 2,084 Views 6 Comments

But he’s not the first politician to face the wrath of the music industry for his choice of song during campaign rallies.

# chicago - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after ‘smell of smoke’ on board
# Shannon
# Shannon

Transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon after ‘smell of smoke’ on board

Jan 25th 2012, 11:05 AM 3,185 Views 9 Comments

The British Airways flight resumed its journey to Chicago in the early hours of this morning.

# chicago - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

American dream: Lynam takes a year out to travel
# Star In Stripes
From The42
# Star In Stripes

American dream: Lynam takes a year out to travel

Jan 18th 2012, 3:38 PM 689 Views 0 Comments

Westmeath forward Conor Lynam has informed management that he will not be available for the 2012 league and championship.

# chicago - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Mind now: China and India warned over skyscraper boom
# Skyscrapers
# Skyscrapers

Mind now: China and India warned over skyscraper boom

Jan 11th 2012, 12:24 PM 4,580 Views 16 Comments

Skyscrapers may herald financial crises, according to an ongoing study of the construction of tall buildings.

# chicago - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Two of US serial killer's 'victims' turn up alive after 30 years
# Alive
# Alive

Two of US serial killer's 'victims' turn up alive after 30 years

Dec 22nd 2011, 12:56 PM 11,422 Views 11 Comments

John Wayne Gacy, executed in 1994 after his conviction for murdering 33 young men, was America’s worst serial killer.

# chicago - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Family of five killed in suspected murder-suicide
# Tragic
# Tragic

Family of five killed in suspected murder-suicide

Dec 18th 2011, 5:08 PM 9,990 Views 12 Comments

Five members of a family, including three children, were killed in what is thought to be a murder-suicide in a small town in Illinois.

# chicago - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Gunman opens fire at FedEx facility in Chicago - reports
# US
# US

Gunman opens fire at FedEx facility in Chicago - reports

Nov 17th 2011, 4:19 PM 2,268 Views 0 Comments

Report was phoned in but police are now investigating.

# chicago - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Arrests in Chicago, New York and Rome following global day of action
# Occupy
# Occupy

Arrests in Chicago, New York and Rome following global day of action

Oct 16th 2011, 9:41 AM 1,245 Views 35 Comments

Protests in Rome turned violent, while in Dublin there were peaceful marches in the city centre.

# chicago - Friday 23 September, 2011

Watch: Fifty people, one question - your favourite memory
# Favourite Memories
From The Daily Edge
# Favourite Memories

Watch: Fifty people, one question - your favourite memory

Sep 23rd 2011, 11:52 AM 608 Views 7 Comments

Irish director Galvea Kelly creates a gorgeous snapshot of people on the streets of Chicago remembering their finest moments. Pass the Kleenex.

# chicago - Monday 22 August, 2011

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee

Introducing: the 32 contestants in this year’s Rose of Tralee

Aug 22nd 2011, 7:29 PM 27,973 Views 40 Comments

Which of these 10 Irish and 22 international entrants are ‘lovely and fair’ enough to become the 53rd Rose of Tralee?

# chicago - Saturday 23 July, 2011

Man shows up in Las Vegas 25 years after being declared dead
# US
From The Daily Edge
# US

Man shows up in Las Vegas 25 years after being declared dead

Jul 23rd 2011, 10:36 AM 774 Views 13 Comments

The FBI investigated the disappearance of Chicago man Arthur Gerald Jones in 1979 before an Illinois court declared him dead in 1986.

# chicago - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Illinois governor tried to sell Obama's Senate seat
# Blagojevich
# Blagojevich

Illinois governor tried to sell Obama's Senate seat

Jun 28th 2011, 9:07 AM 448 Views 5 Comments

Two-term governor of Obama’s home state was convicted of a range of corruption charges yesterday.

# chicago - Friday 24 June, 2011

Conrad Black sent back to jail for defrauding investors
# Conrad Black
# Conrad Black

Conrad Black sent back to jail for defrauding investors

Jun 24th 2011, 10:02 PM 289 Views 4 Comments

The fallen newspaper mogul is given 3.5 years in jail, but his two years already served will be discounted.

# chicago - Thursday 23 June, 2011

View From New: my kind of town, as baseball calls the tune
# Empire State
From The42
# Empire State

View From New: my kind of town, as baseball calls the tune

Jun 23rd 2011, 10:28 AM 138 Views 0 Comments

A flight from Chicago to New York with a die-hard fan and the Yankees as in-flight entertainment. Not bad.

# chicago - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Three of the most controversial moments of Oprah's 25 years on television
# Oprah
From The Daily Edge
# Oprah

Three of the most controversial moments of Oprah's 25 years on television

May 25th 2011, 10:09 PM 1,885 Views 0 Comments

As Oprah Winfrey’s famous talk show ends its run after 25 years on the air, TheJournal.ie looks at some of the most controversial moments which arose on the programme.

# chicago - Monday 16 May, 2011

Emanuel sworn in in Chicago – as Irish-American’s record 22-year tenure ends
# Chicago
# Chicago

Emanuel sworn in in Chicago – as Irish-American’s record 22-year tenure ends

May 16th 2011, 6:16 PM 1,241 Views 0 Comments

Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel becomes the new Mayor of Chicago, succeeding Richard M Daley.

# chicago - Sunday 15 May, 2011

Three children amongst six people dead after Chicago apartment fire
# US
# US

Three children amongst six people dead after Chicago apartment fire

May 15th 2011, 6:12 PM 1,125 Views 0 Comments

Dozens more were injured as residents jumped from the three-storey apartment building in suburban Chicago after it caught fire in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# chicago - Friday 13 May, 2011

Bradley Manning supporter to file lawsuit over laptop seizure
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Bradley Manning supporter to file lawsuit over laptop seizure

May 13th 2011, 3:14 PM 648 Views 0 Comments

David House, a founding member of the The Bradley Manning Support Network, says his property was illegally seized at an airport.

# chicago - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Father speaks about Natasha McShane's struggles a year on from brutal attack
Live Apr 19th 2011, 9:32 AM

Father speaks about Natasha McShane's struggles a year on from brutal attack

# chicago - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

In photos: Severe winter storm spreads across US
# US
# US

In photos: Severe winter storm spreads across US

Feb 2nd 2011, 11:29 AM 939 Views 0 Comments

Thousands of flights cancelled as ice, snow and strong winds spread over 2,000 miles of North America.

# chicago - Friday 28 January, 2011

Natasha McShane's recovery impeded by superbug
# McShane
# McShane

Natasha McShane's recovery impeded by superbug

Jan 28th 2011, 6:18 PM 1,538 Views 0 Comments

Irish student who was seriously assaulted in a late-night attack in Chicago last year has contracted a superbug after undergoing brain surgery.

# chicago - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Rahm Emanuel back on Chicago mayor ballot
# US
# US

Rahm Emanuel back on Chicago mayor ballot

Jan 25th 2011, 6:24 PM 372 Views 0 Comments

Obama’s former chief of staff hasn’t been beaten yet…