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# boston-college - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Georgia Tech beat Boston College in a game that was far from a classic
# College Football
From The42
# College Football

Georgia Tech beat Boston College in a game that was far from a classic

Sep 3rd 2016, 3:43 PM 12,533 Views 9 Comments

It wasn’t always pretty in the Aviva.

# boston-college - Thursday 31 March, 2016

This company wants to bring American college football here every year
# Sport
From The42
# Sport

This company wants to bring American college football here every year

Mar 31st 2016, 4:20 PM 8,335 Views 13 Comments

Some 20,000 tickets have already been sold for the 2016 College Classic.

# boston-college - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Spotlight producers say dialogue attributed to one character was 'fictionalised'
# Artistic Licence
# Artistic Licence

Spotlight producers say dialogue attributed to one character was 'fictionalised'

Mar 17th 2016, 4:27 PM 16,639 Views 16 Comments

Jack Dunn, who is portrayed in the film as conspiring with the Catholic Church to cover up abuse, said his portrayal was “personally devastating”.

# boston-college - Thursday 23 July, 2015

One of college football's biggest teams has expressed an interest in playing in Ireland
# Big Ambitions
From The42
# Big Ambitions

One of college football's biggest teams has expressed an interest in playing in Ireland

Jul 23rd 2015, 11:13 AM 7,983 Views 6 Comments

And more big names could follow suit.

# boston-college - Thursday 4 June, 2015

American football game set for early kick-off on the first Saturday in September 2016
# Clash With The Ash
From The42
# Clash With The Ash

American football game set for early kick-off on the first Saturday in September 2016

Jun 4th 2015, 2:55 PM 19,898 Views 28 Comments

The game between Georgia Tech and Boston College will not start at the usual time of 2pm.

# boston-college - Friday 1 May, 2015

Could Ireland host a college American football game in 2016 after all?
# Hope
From The42
# Hope

Could Ireland host a college American football game in 2016 after all?

May 1st 2015, 2:05 PM 13,589 Views 22 Comments

The42 understands efforts are underway to ensure a game goes ahead.

# boston-college - Friday 24 April, 2015

Opinion: There's still a future for American football games in Ireland
# Stumbling Block
From The42
# Stumbling Block

Opinion: There's still a future for American football games in Ireland

Apr 24th 2015, 10:45 PM 5,823 Views 5 Comments

Despite yesterday’s news about the 2016 Croke Park Classic, Steve O’Rourke says more will come.

# boston-college - Thursday 5 February, 2015

GAA want Croke Park to become the European capital of American College Football
# College Ball
From The42
# College Ball

GAA want Croke Park to become the European capital of American College Football

Feb 5th 2015, 7:15 AM 5,688 Views 13 Comments

Boston College and Georgia Tech could be the next two colleges to face off at the stadium.

# boston-college - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Boston College set to host Georgia Tech in the 2016 Croke Park Classic
# Croke Park Classic
From The42
# Croke Park Classic

Boston College set to host Georgia Tech in the 2016 Croke Park Classic

Dec 23rd 2014, 5:07 PM 16,518 Views 14 Comments

TheScore.ie understands a deal is in place to bring college football back to Dublin.

# boston-college - Thursday 22 May, 2014

The Boston College tapes aren't going anywhere, except maybe to the PSNI
# Legacy Issues
# Legacy Issues

The Boston College tapes aren't going anywhere, except maybe to the PSNI

May 22nd 2014, 11:05 PM 11,238 Views 92 Comments

The PSNI say they want the entire archive.

# boston-college - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Boston College says they fought a lengthy battle to protect Troubles tapes
# Interviews
# Interviews

Boston College says they fought a lengthy battle to protect Troubles tapes

May 7th 2014, 10:33 AM 7,714 Views 20 Comments

A spokesperson for the college said despite the UK-US Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty, no one thought the PSNI would be allowed access to the tapes.

# boston-college - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Boston College says it will hand back Troubles tapes... to interviewees
# Troubles
# Troubles

Boston College says it will hand back Troubles tapes... to interviewees

May 6th 2014, 8:47 AM 10,738 Views 26 Comments

After the PSNI gained access to the tapes, leading to arrests, the college says it will return the material to former paramilitaries if they want.

# boston-college - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Two women arrested this morning over the Jean McConville case have been released
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Two women arrested this morning over the Jean McConville case have been released

Apr 17th 2014, 7:53 PM 9,578 Views 0 Comments

The women, aged 57 and 60, were questioned at Antrim police station.

# boston-college - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Another man arrested over abduction and murder of Jean McConville
# The Disappeared
# The Disappeared

Another man arrested over abduction and murder of Jean McConville

Apr 2nd 2014, 11:48 AM 6,359 Views 0 Comments

Ivor Bell, 77, has already appeared in court on charges related to the crime which occurred more than 40 years ago.

# boston-college - Monday 24 March, 2014

Adams says he can meet PSNI, but denies involvement in Jean McConville murder
# IRA
# IRA

Adams says he can meet PSNI, but denies involvement in Jean McConville murder

Mar 24th 2014, 6:32 PM 10,243 Views 0 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said the Jean McConville murder was a “terrible injustice”.

# boston-college - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Boston College tapes: transcripts of Dolours Price interview to be handed to PSNI
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Boston College tapes: transcripts of Dolours Price interview to be handed to PSNI

Jul 7th 2013, 6:03 PM 12,928 Views 57 Comments

PSNI detectives investigating the kidnapping and murder of mother-of-ten Jean McConville in 1972 have fought for the tapes for a number of years.

# boston-college - Saturday 1 June, 2013

US court reduces number of Boston College tapes to be handed to PSNI
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

US court reduces number of Boston College tapes to be handed to PSNI

Jun 1st 2013, 12:37 PM 7,066 Views 19 Comments

Police in Northern Ireland investigating the kidnapping and murder of mother Jean McConville have fought for the tapes for a number of years.

# boston-college - 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-college - 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-college - Monday 13 May, 2013

Enda Kenny played a 'significant role' in the Celtic Tiger, says US college
# Enda Kenny
# Enda Kenny

Enda Kenny played a 'significant role' in the Celtic Tiger, says US college

May 13th 2013, 10:01 AM 17,117 Views 84 Comments

Boston College, where the Taoiseach will speak next week, has noted his time in the Rainbow government of the 90s. Kenny himself has previously said: “The Celtic Tiger years were false years.”

# boston-college - Friday 10 May, 2013

Boston cardinal says he will boycott event because Enda Kenny is going
# Abortion
# Abortion

Boston cardinal says he will boycott event because Enda Kenny is going

May 10th 2013, 8:46 PM 24,451 Views 305 Comments

Cardinal Sean O’Malley said Enda Kenny is “aggressively promoting abortion legislation”.

# boston-college - Monday 15 April, 2013

PSNI to be given access to Dolours Price interviews
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

PSNI to be given access to Dolours Price interviews

Apr 15th 2013, 5:37 PM 8,352 Views 44 Comments

The US Supreme Court appeal of Boston College’s Belfast Project was rejected today.

# boston-college - Thursday 24 January, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added photos of unsuspecting commuters
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added photos of unsuspecting commuters

Jan 24th 2013, 7:58 PM 12,212 Views 3 Comments

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

Convicted IRA car bomber Dolours Price dies
# Dolours Price
# Dolours Price

Convicted IRA car bomber Dolours Price dies

Jan 24th 2013, 4:02 PM 29,129 Views 230 Comments

Her death could have implications in the US due to a series of interviews in which she alleged that Gerry Adams was in the IRA. The interviews were conducted on the condition that they would not be released until after her death.

# boston-college - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes

Oct 17th 2012, 8:01 PM 8,991 Views 3 Comments

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

US Supreme Court halts turnover of secret IRA tapes
# Boston College
# Boston College

US Supreme Court halts turnover of secret IRA tapes

Oct 17th 2012, 6:54 PM 9,103 Views 23 Comments

The tapes were recorded by researchers at Boston College who interviewed a former IRA member.

# boston-college - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Boston College IRA interviews must be given to PSNI by next month
# Disappeared
# Disappeared

Boston College IRA interviews must be given to PSNI by next month

Jul 8th 2012, 10:48 AM 5,085 Views 58 Comments

A court in Boston has ruled that transcripts of an interview with a convicted IRA bomber must be handed over to the Police Service of Northern Ireland.

# boston-college - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Wife of IRA interviewer: ‘Releasing Boston tapes will endanger my family’
# Boston College
# Boston College

Wife of IRA interviewer: ‘Releasing Boston tapes will endanger my family’

Apr 4th 2012, 1:10 PM 6,255 Views 29 Comments

As a court in Boston prepares to hear his appeal, the wife of a former IRA member pleads with the US not to release taped interviews.

# boston-college - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Jean McConville's daughter calls for release of Boston College tapes
# Jean McConville
# Jean McConville

Jean McConville's daughter calls for release of Boston College tapes

Jan 29th 2012, 5:31 PM 3,309 Views 13 Comments

Helen McKendry said the tapes could provide some closure on her mother’s 1972 murder by the IRA.

# boston-college - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Challenge to release of Boston College tapes dismissed
# Boston Archives
# Boston Archives

Challenge to release of Boston College tapes dismissed

Jan 25th 2012, 2:30 PM 2,446 Views 4 Comments

A legal challenge to the release of a series of interviews with former IRA members, conducted by researchers at Boston College, has been dismissed by a US federal judge.

# boston-college - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

US court to rule on release of taped IRA interviews
# Disappeared
# Disappeared

US court to rule on release of taped IRA interviews

Jan 10th 2012, 3:19 PM 2,514 Views 8 Comments

A court in the United States will rule in two weeks’ time on whether Boston College must release interviews with former terrorists.