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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Boston

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2022
# texas here i come
Republic of Ireland international makes colleges' switch Stateside
Éabha O’Mahony has joined Texas from Boston College.
# whitey bulger
Three charged in prison death of notorious Boston mobster Whitey Bulger
The 89-year-old was serving out a life sentence for a string of brutal crimes when he was attacked and killed.
Voices
Larry Donnelly: Are we seeing rays of hope for Democrats?
Our columnist says surprising abortion votes and the fact that Republicans have an issue with Trump could sway things for Democrats.
# bomb cyclone
Thousands of flights cancelled as powerful storm slams into eastern US
With blizzard warnings in effect, cities like New York and Boston bore the brunt of the storm.
All time
Voices
Larry Donnelly: What might Tuesday’s elections in the US hold in store?
Voters in a number of states and municipalities will choose officials to represent them at a range of different levels.
Voices
Larry Donnelly: 'I felt my late father was telling me to reconnect with old friends'
Our columnist finally returns to his home town of Boston after the post-Covid travel ban is lifted.
Voices
Larry Donnelly: Donegal takes a strident stand for justice over mica with Boston at its back
The Donegal diaspora in the US is mobilising in support of homeowners seeking compensation for mica damage to their homes.
# Marty Walsh
Irish-speaking Boston mayor nominated as Biden's labour secretary
Biden says he considered nominating Bernie Sanders for the Cabinet position.
# Wrap
Raptors rip Nets apart and Boston hold off 76ers for 3-0 NBA playoff leads
Elsewhere, the ‘incredible’ Kawhi Leonard sparkled for the Clippers.
# Pushed Back
September date set for postponed Boston Marathon
The Boston event follows London in rescheduling the landmark race until after summer.
# Boom Boom Baz
Wexford heavyweight Niall Kennedy suffers first defeat of his career in Boston against Vargas
The Garda came up short against former American Olympic team captain Devin Vargas in Boston.
# Shipping up to boston
'It'd be a great opportunity for the provinces to build their brand in the States'
The New England Free Jacks will host the four Irish provinces’ A teams in March and April.
# Comeback
Boston-based O'Donnell will be in action for Clare this weekend
The 24-year-old is set to play at Fenway Park as the Banner look to retain their title.
# The Future Of Hurling
'Why are they trying to grow the game across the world? Grow it in Ireland first.'
Carlow’s Paul Coady on the frustrations and worries for those away from the hurling elite.
Provinces' A teams will travel to the US for new development fixtures next year
The IRFU has partnered with the Boston-based New England Free Jacks.
# Magdalene Laundries
'Many still don't know where loved ones are buried': Irish abuse conference happening in Boston
Minister Katherine Zappone will deliver a keynote speech at the event which is exploring adoption and institutional abuses.
# Boxing
WBO champion Saunders refused licence for fight in Boston in the wake of failed doping test
Billy Joe Saunders was due to fight Demetrius Andrade on 20 October.
# gas explosions
At least one dead as fires and explosions erupt in multiple US towns near Boston
Is is thought an “over-pressurised” gas line is to blame.
# An Irishman Abroad
'We have the highest regard for Diarmuid' - Dublin door not closed for Connolly
The star forward last lined out for Dublin in a league game in February.
# Spotlight
Disgraced Boston cardinal at the centre of Spotlight case dies
Law had been sick and was recently hospitalised in Rome.
# Arrests
Multiple arrests as thousands join anti-racism march in Boston
Just dozens of people turned out for the official right-wing event.
# Michelle Carter
'Where was her humanity?' US woman (20) to serve 15 months in jail over boyfriend's suicide
Michelle Carter urged her boyfriend to kill himself.
# Massachusetts
Eight-year-old Irish boy dies in the US after getting trapped under boat
The family is returning to Ireland and the funeral will be held on Thursday morning.
# Logan airport
Boston taxi driver injures 10 after stepping on accelerator rather than brake by mistake
The incident has been attributed to ‘operator error’ with authorities saying it does not appear to be an intentional act.
# Norwegian air
First-ever Cork to Boston flight takes off
The new service will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
# not messing around
'Don't open your door' - things have just gotten very, very real for illegal Irish in the US
Under Donald Trump’s presidency, US customs officials are directly targeting undocumented immigrants like Donegal man John Cunningham who seems set to be deported.
# Undocumented Irish
'A great deal of fear' in Irish-American community after man arrested in Boston on immigration offences
John Cunningham was arrested on Friday for living illegally in the US.
# iresplaining
Everyone is taking the piss out of this Irish-American's angry comment on what it means to be Irish
“It seems you’ve forgotten true Irish pride.”
# long arm of the law
Suspected killer of engaged Boston doctors is charged while lying in his hospital bed
Bampumim Teixeira was shot by police in the luxury apartment where the doctors were killed.
# engaged couple
Two doctors found dead at Boston apartment 'probably knew their killer'
Police found the bodies of Dr Lina Bolanos and Dr Richard Field after responding to a report of a man with a gun.
# Apology
Adidas sorry for email praising those who 'survived' Boston Marathon
On social media, customers quickly reminded the company about the real survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
# cancelled events
Snowstorm changes Enda Kenny's US plans
An event honouring John F Kennedy in Boston is among those to have been cancelled.
# outvets
Gay army veterans WILL be allowed to march in Boston St Patrick's Day parade
Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone said yesterday she would not take part in the parade.
# represent
Legendary Dublin pub McDaids actually pops up in Ben Affleck’s Gone Baby Gone
G’wan lads.
# Cash Pile
Here's what $20 million hidden under a bed looks like
A man has been charged in connection with an alleged pyramid scheme.
# Legend
'Irishman dies from stubbornness, whiskey': This man's brilliant obituary is going viral
“Absolut vodka and Simply Orange companies are devastated by the loss of Connors.”
# Norwegian would
Flights between Cork and the US will start at €65 one-way
Norwegian Air International and Wow Air are both expected to start transatlantic flights from Cork to nine US cities in 2017.
# boston and new york
Transatlantic flights from Cork finally get the go-ahead
The US Department of Transportation has granted a permit to Norwegian Air International after several delays.
# New Frontiers
Pro12 to continue 'very positive' USA expansion discussions
Managing director Martin Anayi is in favour of reducing the number of games in the league.
# Boston
'Default judgment' made against Aisling Brady McCarthy for failing to respond to court papers
McCarthy failed to respond to papers served on her last month.