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#Philadelphia

# philadelphia - Friday 12 April, 2013

US doctor charged with killing seven babies
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

US doctor charged with killing seven babies

Apr 12th 2013, 7:30 PM 16,838 Views 0 Comments

Kermit Gosnell, 72, is accused of killing seven babies and a 41-year-old woman in an unsanitary clinic called the Women’s Medical Society.

# philadelphia - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Stadium installs toilet computer game... controlled by your wee
# Wee Fit
From The Daily Edge
# Wee Fit

Stadium installs toilet computer game... controlled by your wee

Mar 28th 2013, 11:03 AM 18,165 Views 27 Comments

Sorry, ladies – it’s just for the guys.

# philadelphia - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Pioneering treatment in Tullamore Hospital replaces bone with glass to fight infection
# Glass Half Full
# Glass Half Full

Pioneering treatment in Tullamore Hospital replaces bone with glass to fight infection

Nov 6th 2012, 4:43 PM 7,829 Views 12 Comments

Tullamore Hospital is one of four international centres that is trialling the use of bioactive glass in treatments.

# philadelphia - Monday 5 November, 2012

New Philadelphia - Shannon air route welcomed
# Shannon
# Shannon

New Philadelphia - Shannon air route welcomed

Nov 5th 2012, 7:07 PM 7,625 Views 21 Comments

US Airways has announced that the new route will commence on 23 May next year.

# philadelphia - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

LIVE: Watch the Weather Channel’s coverage of Hurricane Sandy
# Hurricane Sandy
# Hurricane Sandy

LIVE: Watch the Weather Channel’s coverage of Hurricane Sandy

Oct 30th 2012, 8:05 AM 41,777 Views 0 Comments

The hurricane is now just hours from making landfall. Watch live coverage from the United States right here.

# philadelphia - Monday 29 October, 2012

PHOTOS: New York battens down the hatches as Sandy approaches
# Frankenstorm
# Frankenstorm

PHOTOS: New York battens down the hatches as Sandy approaches

Oct 29th 2012, 4:22 PM 27,366 Views 30 Comments

The Metropolitan Transport Authority has locked up the train network ahead of Sandy’s landfall this evening.

Irish citizens advised not to travel to eastern US until Sandy passes
# Hurricane Sandy
# Hurricane Sandy

Irish citizens advised not to travel to eastern US until Sandy passes

Oct 29th 2012, 2:34 PM 6,903 Views 9 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs says you shouldn’t travel until Sandy passes, and the damage can be evaluated.

'Don't be stupid. Get out.' - Mass shut down as Sandy approaches US
# Hurricane Sandy
# Hurricane Sandy

'Don't be stupid. Get out.' - Mass shut down as Sandy approaches US

Oct 29th 2012, 9:40 AM 17,581 Views 40 Comments

Financial markets have closed and residents along the Eastern Seaboard have been told to evacuate as Hurricane Sandy approaches.

# philadelphia - Friday 12 October, 2012

Taoiseach back in the US, still sad over Mayo defeat
# USA! USA!
# USA! USA!

Taoiseach back in the US, still sad over Mayo defeat

Oct 12th 2012, 2:03 PM 5,806 Views 96 Comments

Enda Kenny is in Philadelphia to promote Ireland.

# philadelphia - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Catholic church official sentenced in abuse case
# Cover Up
# Cover Up

Catholic church official sentenced in abuse case

Jul 25th 2012, 9:49 AM 2,955 Views 7 Comments

Monsignor William J Lynn was sentenced to three to six years in prison after decades of playing down allegations of clerical sexual abuse.

# philadelphia - Friday 22 June, 2012

First US church official convicted of a crime in relation to handling abuse
# Abuse
# Abuse

First US church official convicted of a crime in relation to handling abuse

Jun 22nd 2012, 7:20 PM 4,093 Views 21 Comments

Monsignor William Lynn is the first U.S. church official convicted of a crime for how he handled sex-abuse accusations.

# philadelphia - Saturday 5 May, 2012

5 priests removed after abuse inquiry in Philadelphia
# Abuse
# Abuse

5 priests removed after abuse inquiry in Philadelphia

May 5th 2012, 10:25 AM 2,328 Views 27 Comments

Seventeen more priests are under review, the Archbishop of Philadelphia revealed yesterday.

# philadelphia - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Man busted on drug warrant after casino win
# Arrest
From The Daily Edge
# Arrest

Man busted on drug warrant after casino win

Feb 23rd 2012, 9:14 AM 2,667 Views 8 Comments

An alleged drug dealer was arrested after he produced ID to claim a $2,500 win in a Philadelphia casino. He told police he was trying to win enough to make bail.

# philadelphia - Friday 11 November, 2011

Ali to attend Frazier's funeral -- reports
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Ali to attend Frazier's funeral -- reports

Nov 11th 2011, 3:39 PM 597 Views 0 Comments

One of boxing’s all-time greats is to buried in Philadelphia on Monday.

# philadelphia - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Three charged over alleged imprisonment of four people in Philadelphia basement
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Three charged over alleged imprisonment of four people in Philadelphia basement

Oct 18th 2011, 2:58 PM 860 Views 0 Comments

The four adults aged between 29 and 41 were found locked in a basement boiler room on Saturday.

# philadelphia - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Four adults found locked in a filthy basement in Philadelphia
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Four adults found locked in a filthy basement in Philadelphia

Oct 16th 2011, 4:23 PM 1,114 Views 24 Comments

The four were living in a boiler room. It’s thought that they were victims of social security fraud.

# philadelphia - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Lies, damned lies and statistics: Here's the NFL Quarterly Report
# Review
From The42
# Review

Lies, damned lies and statistics: Here's the NFL Quarterly Report

Oct 5th 2011, 2:35 PM 151 Views 0 Comments

With the NFL season in full flow, the teams’ recent progress (or lack thereof) is assessed.

# philadelphia - Monday 12 September, 2011

American woman pleads guilty to hiring 'lying eyes' hitman
# Lying Eyes
# Lying Eyes

American woman pleads guilty to hiring 'lying eyes' hitman

Sep 12th 2011, 10:31 AM 1,500 Views 7 Comments

A US court has heard that Essam Eid, the hitman for hire used in the infamous lyingeyes case, claimed he had a global network of more than 700 assassins.

# philadelphia - Monday 29 August, 2011

US Army officer suspected of killing rampage found dead
# Manhunt
# Manhunt

US Army officer suspected of killing rampage found dead

Aug 29th 2011, 6:31 PM 650 Views 1 Comment

A US Army officer suspected of killing four people in two different states during the turmoil of Hurricane Irene has been found dead in a wooded area following a manhunt.

# philadelphia - 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 28,139 Views 40 Comments

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

# philadelphia - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Plane evacuated over bomb threat
# Bomb Threat
# Bomb Threat

Plane evacuated over bomb threat

Aug 6th 2011, 4:27 PM 297 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place at Philadelphia airport yesterday.

# philadelphia - Friday 29 July, 2011

Philadelphia monsignor to stand trial alongside priests accused of rape
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Philadelphia monsignor to stand trial alongside priests accused of rape

Jul 29th 2011, 9:33 PM 701 Views 16 Comments

The monsignor is the only US church official ever charged with transferring paedophile priests to unsuspecting parishes.

# philadelphia - Sunday 24 July, 2011

Gallery: America soaks up hundred-degree heatwave
# Heatwave
From The Daily Edge
# Heatwave

Gallery: America soaks up hundred-degree heatwave

Jul 24th 2011, 4:57 PM 743 Views 7 Comments

Much of the US is sweltering in temperatures of 100-plus Fahrenheit. So that’s where our summer went…

# philadelphia - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Pope accepts Cardinal's resignation after clerical abuse scandal ...in Philadelphia
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Pope accepts Cardinal's resignation after clerical abuse scandal ...in Philadelphia

Jul 19th 2011, 1:51 PM 380 Views 4 Comments

It’s not just in Ireland, you know. Cardinal Justin Rigali steps down as Archbishop of Philadelphia over sex abuse.

# philadelphia - Monday 4 July, 2011

10 things you didn’t know about the Fourth of July
# Fourth Of July
From The Daily Edge
# Fourth Of July

10 things you didn’t know about the Fourth of July

Jul 4th 2011, 11:09 AM 1,234 Views 5 Comments

It’s America’s birthday! Or is it? Well, not quite… some facts you might not have known about Independence Day.

# philadelphia - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

21 Philadelphia priests suspended after sexual abuse investigation
# Clerical Abuse
# Clerical Abuse

21 Philadelphia priests suspended after sexual abuse investigation

Mar 9th 2011, 6:31 AM 1,622 Views 0 Comments

Suspension of priests accused of molesting children follows grand jury investigation into allegations of clerical abuse.

# philadelphia - Friday 11 February, 2011

Irish man charged with Philadelphia hit-and-run
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Irish man charged with Philadelphia hit-and-run

Feb 11th 2011, 7:56 PM 2,621 Views 0 Comments

US police say the man was pulled off a flight leaving the country and charged with a hit-and-run crash just outside Philadelphia.

# philadelphia - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

Student dies after 'buttocks injection' at US hotel
# Cosmetic Surgery
# Cosmetic Surgery

Student dies after 'buttocks injection' at US hotel

Feb 9th 2011, 6:13 PM 1,830 Views 2 Comments

A young British woman has died following a cosmetic procedure in a US hotel – which detectives believe was arranged over the internet.

# philadelphia - Saturday 25 December, 2010

300 passengers stuck on board cancelled flight for seven hours
# Travel Nightmare
# Travel Nightmare

300 passengers stuck on board cancelled flight for seven hours

Dec 25th 2010, 12:13 PM 3,007 Views 0 Comments

The US Airways flight from Dublin to Philadelphia was ultimately cancelled… leaving passengers on board, and in the dark, for hours.

# philadelphia - Tuesday 17 August, 2010

Cold case may be opened on 57 dead Irish rail workers
# Duffy's Cut
# Duffy's Cut

Cold case may be opened on 57 dead Irish rail workers

Aug 17th 2010, 4:41 PM 272 Views 0 Comments

Discoveries of skulls with bullet holes in them prompt an investigation in Philadelphia.