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Irish Summon Vatican Diplomat Over Abuse Cover-up

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 09.13.2011 | Religion

DUBLIN — Ireland's government demanded answers from the Vatican's ambassador Thursday after a fact-finding report concluded that Rome secretly d...

Irish Government Unveils 4-Year Austerity Plan

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DUBLIN — Ireland unveiled the harshest budget measures in its history Wednesday, a four-year plan to slash deficits by euro15 billion ($20 billi...

FOI'led Again! Irish Digital Journalist Uses Freedom of Information to Open Irish Government

John Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Lee

On his own time and largely his own dime, Gavin Sheridan has been using Freedom of Information requests to accumulate, digitize and disseminate a database of -- until now -- hidden Irish government information.

Irish Reform Schools: Thousands Beaten, Raped

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBLIN — After a nine-year investigation, a commission published a damning report Wednesday on decades of rapes, humiliation and beatings at Cat...