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# massachusetts - Friday 31 October, 2014

Ireland's Jason Quigley extends unbeaten record with first-round knockout
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

Ireland's Jason Quigley extends unbeaten record with first-round knockout

Oct 31st 2014, 10:15 AM 3,091 Views 3 Comments

The Donegal native remains undefeated since turning pro.

# massachusetts - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Here's the letter a pro-LGBT mayor wrote to right-wing activists targeting her city
# Flying The Flag
From The Daily Edge
# Flying The Flag

Here's the letter a pro-LGBT mayor wrote to right-wing activists targeting her city

Jul 17th 2014, 1:50 PM 3,011 Views 3 Comments

Strong stuff.

# massachusetts - Saturday 12 July, 2014

US police hunt for mystery poopers who defecated off railway bridge
# Holy Crap
From The Daily Edge
# Holy Crap

US police hunt for mystery poopers who defecated off railway bridge

Jul 12th 2014, 10:49 AM 2,213 Views 0 Comments

Yuck.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Cute three-month-old puppy drives owner's car into lake
# In The Doghouse
From The Daily Edge
# In The Doghouse

Cute three-month-old puppy drives owner's car into lake

Jun 3rd 2014, 2:45 PM 2,370 Views 0 Comments

Not so cute now, eh?

# massachusetts - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Explainer: David Drumm's trial continues in the US - but what's it all about?
# Anglo Irish Bank
# Anglo Irish Bank

Explainer: David Drumm's trial continues in the US - but what's it all about?

May 22nd 2014, 8:00 AM 22,619 Views 39 Comments

It’s day two and Drumm has already admitted to forgetfulness and lying.

Larry Donnelly: Do political candidates really enjoy canvassing? I’ll never fully believe that
# Door To Door
# Door To Door

Larry Donnelly: Do political candidates really enjoy canvassing? I’ll never fully believe that

May 22nd 2014, 7:35 AM 45 Views 15 Comments

Recent canvassing has reminded me of my own first foray as a political candidate: I was 22 years old, nomination papers in hand, knees knocking together.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

This is the huge building that will house America's very first Penneys
# Thanks Penneys
From The Daily Edge
# Thanks Penneys

This is the huge building that will house America's very first Penneys

Apr 23rd 2014, 9:04 AM 33,587 Views 28 Comments

Primark is set to open a flagship store in Boston.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Column: One year on, we remember the lives lost and forever altered by the Boston bombings
# Boston Strong
# Boston Strong

Column: One year on, we remember the lives lost and forever altered by the Boston bombings

Apr 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 39 Views 27 Comments

It is unfortunate that, sometimes, it takes a tragedy of this magnitude to vitiate differences and to remind us of our common humanity, writes Larry Donnelly.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Terrified woman calls police over home invader... who turns out to be a duck
# Inspired By Cadbury
From The Daily Edge
# Inspired By Cadbury

Terrified woman calls police over home invader... who turns out to be a duck

Apr 8th 2014, 6:00 PM 16,563 Views 29 Comments

She was woken by “banging noises” from downstairs.

# massachusetts - Monday 17 March, 2014

Almost 300 people cautioned for public drinking at Boston Patrick's Day parade
# Excess
# Excess

Almost 300 people cautioned for public drinking at Boston Patrick's Day parade

Mar 17th 2014, 12:32 PM 15,024 Views 19 Comments

Five people were arrested at the parade, including three for public drinking.

# massachusetts - Friday 21 February, 2014

Irish nanny bail request denied by US judge
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Irish nanny bail request denied by US judge

Feb 21st 2014, 10:33 PM 25,843 Views 0 Comments

Brady has been charged with the murder of one-year-old Rehma Sabir who died of blunt force head injuries.

# massachusetts - Thursday 6 February, 2014

This creepy statue of a man in his Y-fronts is freaking out college students
# Tighty Whities
From The Daily Edge
# Tighty Whities

This creepy statue of a man in his Y-fronts is freaking out college students

Feb 6th 2014, 8:55 AM 3,368 Views 2 Comments

Can’t imagine why.

# massachusetts - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Car thieves forced to abandon robbery because they couldn't use a manual gearstick
# Drive Stick
From The Daily Edge
# Drive Stick

Car thieves forced to abandon robbery because they couldn't use a manual gearstick

Jan 16th 2014, 3:55 PM 2,186 Views 1 Comment

Morto for them.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Cavan nanny's lawyer says evidence is tainted and wants case dropped
# Aisling Brady McCarthy
# Aisling Brady McCarthy

Cavan nanny's lawyer says evidence is tainted and wants case dropped

Sep 4th 2013, 5:03 PM 14,371 Views 0 Comments

Aisling Brady McCarthy’s lawyer said prosecutors “knowingly presented false and deceptive evidence to the grand jury”.

# massachusetts - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Lawyers for Aisling McCarthy Brady seek to have case struck out
# Boston
# Boston

Lawyers for Aisling McCarthy Brady seek to have case struck out

Aug 8th 2013, 6:49 PM 15,817 Views 0 Comments

The Irish woman, who has been living in the US illegally for a number of years, is accused of violently injuring one-year-old Rehma Sabir and causing her death.

# massachusetts - Monday 24 June, 2013

Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election?

Jun 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 36 Views 6 Comments

A Republican candidate’s surprise take of the senate seat left vacant by Ted Kennedy’s death in 2010 shook Obama’s administration – now, with the same seat up for grabs, Sam McNally wonders if the president has anything to fear this time around.

# massachusetts - Monday 22 April, 2013

Boston bombings suspect 'awake and responding to questions' - networks
# Boston
# Boston

Boston bombings suspect 'awake and responding to questions' - networks

Apr 22nd 2013, 7:52 AM 16,306 Views 162 Comments

ABC and NBC say Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose throat is severely injured, is writing his responses to questions from investigators.

Interview: 'The Boston bombings suspects are my neighbours'
# Boston Bombings
# Boston Bombings

Interview: 'The Boston bombings suspects are my neighbours'

Apr 22nd 2013, 6:15 AM 10,119 Views 9 Comments

Cambridge resident Eric Grzymkowski told TheJournal.ie what it was like to discover that the Tsarnaev brothers lived just five doors from his home.

# massachusetts - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Scientists decode DNA of 'living fossil' fish believed extinct for 70 million years
# Coelacanth
# Coelacanth

Scientists decode DNA of 'living fossil' fish believed extinct for 70 million years

Apr 20th 2013, 10:30 AM 9,319 Views 19 Comments

This all changed, however, when a South African fishing trawler caught a living specimen in 1938, earning it the “living fossil” nickname.

Boston police: 'We're exhausted, but we have a victory here tonight'
# Watertown
# Watertown

Boston police: 'We're exhausted, but we have a victory here tonight'

Apr 20th 2013, 3:19 AM 17,875 Views 73 Comments

At a hastily arranged press conference, visibly delighted police paid tribute to the work of their colleagues and gave more details about a dramatic showdown in Watertown.

# massachusetts - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Barack and Michelle Obama to honour bombing victims at Boston service
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Barack and Michelle Obama to honour bombing victims at Boston service

Apr 18th 2013, 12:06 PM 4,026 Views 14 Comments

Meanwhile, investigators have found images of a potential suspect but have dismissed reports that an arrest has been made.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Names of Boston bombing victims emerge as Obama plans sombre visit
# Boston
# Boston

Names of Boston bombing victims emerge as Obama plans sombre visit

Apr 17th 2013, 7:35 AM 13,530 Views 21 Comments

Barack Obama will attend an interfaith service in Boston tomorrow, as details emerge of the victims – including an 8-year-old.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Apr 16th 2013, 8:48 AM 11,086 Views 8 Comments

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Tuesday.

# massachusetts - Sunday 24 March, 2013

FBI offers reward for paintings worth $500 million stolen in 1990
# Heist
# Heist

FBI offers reward for paintings worth $500 million stolen in 1990

Mar 24th 2013, 8:45 AM 7,903 Views 11 Comments

The heist – one of the biggest ever in the United States – included works by Rembrandt and Vermeer.

# massachusetts - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Authorities: Report of gunman at MIT was a hoax
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Authorities: Report of gunman at MIT was a hoax

Feb 23rd 2013, 6:58 PM 5,728 Views 0 Comments

It had been reported that a gunman was on the campus, which was then put into lockdown.

# massachusetts - Friday 22 February, 2013

Young boy calls police... to avoid being sent to bed
# Emergency
From The Daily Edge
# Emergency

Young boy calls police... to avoid being sent to bed

Feb 22nd 2013, 10:21 AM 11,409 Views 19 Comments

Smart kid.

# massachusetts - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east
# United States
# United States

Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east

Dec 27th 2012, 8:43 AM 6,599 Views 2 Comments

At least six people have died as a result of the storm with authorities telling people to stay at home and not risk treacherous roads.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Ted Kennedy's son says he won't run for US Senate seat
# The Kennedys
# The Kennedys

Ted Kennedy's son says he won't run for US Senate seat

Dec 26th 2012, 12:21 PM 5,424 Views 4 Comments

The Massachusetts seat, left vacant by the departure of Secretary of State nominee John Kerry, has been the subject of much speculation with Ben Affleck even mentioned as a possible candidate.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Democrats win back Ted Kennedy's old Senate seat
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Democrats win back Ted Kennedy's old Senate seat

Nov 7th 2012, 2:50 AM 3,410 Views 2 Comments

Elizabeth Warren has won back the seat sensationally taken by the Republicans’ Scott Brown in 2010.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Pics: Poodle survives 18km ride stuck in car radiator
# Stowaway
From The Daily Edge
# Stowaway

Pics: Poodle survives 18km ride stuck in car radiator

Oct 3rd 2012, 1:00 PM 9,815 Views 15 Comments

Suzie the poodle ran out in front of a car…

# massachusetts - Friday 28 September, 2012

GALLERY: A tour around David Drumm’s soon-to-be-auctioned Malahide mansion
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

GALLERY: A tour around David Drumm’s soon-to-be-auctioned Malahide mansion

Sep 28th 2012, 8:51 AM 24,167 Views 28 Comments

20 Abington has been on the market for some time – but has now been the subject of rival bids from two couples.

# massachusetts - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Harvard launches plagiarism investigation into over 100 students
# Plagiarism
# Plagiarism

Harvard launches plagiarism investigation into over 100 students

Aug 30th 2012, 9:57 PM 11,873 Views 24 Comments

Alarm was raised by teaching assistant who noticed suspicious similarities between students’ papers.

# massachusetts - Friday 20 July, 2012

App detects potholes on Boston streets
# Potholes
# Potholes

App detects potholes on Boston streets

Jul 20th 2012, 1:43 PM 2,725 Views 12 Comments

New app Street Bump allows drivers to automatically report the road hazards like pot holes to the authorities.

# massachusetts - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Man uses 69,000 pennies to pay off his mortgage
# Pennies For Mortgages
From The Daily Edge
# Pennies For Mortgages

Man uses 69,000 pennies to pay off his mortgage

Jul 7th 2012, 9:26 AM 17,379 Views 33 Comments

Thomas Daigle made the final payment on his Massachusetts home that he bought with his wife in 1977, the year he started saving up the pennies.

# massachusetts - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

'Whitey' Bulger's wife Catherine Greig gets eight years in prison
# Whitey Bulger
# Whitey Bulger

'Whitey' Bulger's wife Catherine Greig gets eight years in prison

Jun 12th 2012, 9:50 PM 8,141 Views 13 Comments

The girlfriend of the notorious Irish-American gangster had been on the run for 16 years claiming that her crimes were a result of a passionate love affair with Bulger.

US town to fine people $20 for swearing in public
# Swear Jar
From The Daily Edge
# Swear Jar

US town to fine people $20 for swearing in public

Jun 12th 2012, 9:13 AM 2,297 Views 15 Comments

It’s £$%^&* crazy.

# massachusetts - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Prosecutors seek 10-year sentence for mobster's girl Catherine Greig
# On The Run
# On The Run

Prosecutors seek 10-year sentence for mobster's girl Catherine Greig

Jun 9th 2012, 2:35 PM 4,456 Views 6 Comments

Irish-American gangster ‘Whitey’ Buger was allegedly protected by his partner for more than 16 years.

# massachusetts - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

WATCH: Let's all make fun of Tom Brady
# Go Pats
From The42
# Go Pats

WATCH: Let's all make fun of Tom Brady

May 30th 2012, 10:30 PM 664 Views 1 Comment

He may have Gisele Bündchen on his arm, but he’s also got a ‘wicked Baasten accent.’

# massachusetts - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Woman picks through truckload of rubbish to find wedding ring
# Return Of The Ring
From The Daily Edge
# Return Of The Ring

Woman picks through truckload of rubbish to find wedding ring

May 16th 2012, 8:17 PM 8,559 Views 18 Comments

Workers helped the Massachusetts woman dig through a mountain of smelly household waste – and she got the ring back.

# massachusetts - Monday 7 May, 2012

David Drumm's wife reaches settlement with US court - report
# Bankruptcy
# Bankruptcy

David Drumm's wife reaches settlement with US court - report

May 7th 2012, 5:47 PM 5,855 Views 16 Comments

Former Anglo Irish Bank CEO David Drumm filed for bankruptcy in the US in 2010.