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# New York

This week
17th September 2023 - 22nd September 2023
Joe Biden asked Varadkar if there was any way he could help around UK's Legacy Bill issues
Taoiseach raised concerns about NI with Biden last night.
Donnelly yet to speak to Taoiseach about Temple Street surgery crisis
Donnelly said he would be happy to meet with the families impacted.
Bord Gáis is the latest energy supplier to cut prices ahead of the winter
Meanwhile the Taoiseach said households will need further energy supports in the Budget.
Biden warns against appeasing Russia as Zelensky takes UN stage
The US President said the United Nations must take a stand against Russia’s “naked aggression”.
Ireland deeply concerned about rise in violence towards LGBTI people 'at home and abroad', says Varadkar
The Taoiseach says he is proud of how far Ireland has come.
Taoiseach tells UN ‘we are not where we would wish to be’ on Sustainable Development Goals
Leo Varadkar, Tánaiste Micheál Martin and Environment Minister Eamon Ryan are all attending the UN General Assembly this week.
Tánaiste to raise UK Troubles Legacy Bill with Irish American political leaders while in US
Martin said that he has sought legal advice on the situation regarding the bill.
As Dáil returns, all three Coalition leaders head to New York for UN High-Level Week
Leo Varadkar will also travel to Miami on Wednesday for the official opening of Consulate General of Ireland.
Last month
August 2023
Families of those killed in 9/11 attacks split over plea deal that excludes death penalty
The prospect of more delays sharpened last week when a military judge in a separate Guantanamo case rejected torture-tainted confessions.
Two dead and 1.1 million without power after eastern US storms
The storms’ spread was massive, with tornado watches and warnings posted across 10 states from Tennessee to New York.
This year
Tall construction crane catches fire in New York City and crashes into street
The arm of the crane hit a building as it fell to the street in Manhattan.
Sister of Dublin attack victim 'overwhelmed by support of Irish people' as GoFundMe page nears $100,000
Stephen Termini was visiting Ireland when he was attacked by a gang on Talbot Street.
Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey a ‘sexual bully’, court told
Spacey denies 12 charges, including sexual assault and indecent assault.
Judge to decide if Donald Trump’s New York criminal case should move to federal court
Judge Alvin K Hellerstein will listen to the arguments although he is not expected to immediately rule.
A mix of party and protest expected as Pride marches take place across the US
They come as new laws targeting the LGBTQ+ community take effect in several states.
Surrealing in the Years: Today is officially the day after tomorrow
Everybody’s gotta learn sometime.
New York state of mind follows manager McGeeney up to Carlow
After achieving New York’s first ever win in the Connacht championship, preparations have been difficult for the Exiles.
US cities still shrouded in toxic haze as reinforcements reach Canada wildfires
Flights across the US were delayed while residents in Washington have been advised to use high-caliber masks.
Smog from Canada wildfires blankets New York as air quality alerts triggered for 100 million
At one point yesterday evening, New York had the worst air quality of any major city in the world.
Actor Cuba Gooding Jr settles New York rape lawsuit, averting civil trial
The actor had insisted through lawyers that his encounter with the woman was consensual after the two met at a nearby restaurant.
New Yorkers on their way for Tailteann Cup debut
Dr Cullen Park to host Johnny McGeeney’s New York in preliminary round clash.
Woman suing former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani for €9.2m claims he coerced her into sex
Noelle Dunphy says she worked for the former mayor of New York as a consultant for two years.
Vice Media files for bankruptcy protection in the US ahead of sale
The company’s lenders have agreed to buy it if no better bids can be found.
Crowdfunding for man charged in New York subway death tops $1.6 million
A video of the incident shows Jordan Neely on the ground of a subway train as Daniel Penny is seen holding him around the neck for several minutes.
Ex-marine who fatally choked NYC subway rider charged with manslaughter
Manhattan prosecutors announced Thursday that they would being a criminal charge against Daniel Penny.
US congressman George Santos pleads not guilty to fraud and theft charges
The 34-year-old was released from custody on a $500,000 (€455,000) bond.
'Not even a former president is above the law,' accuser's lawyer tells Trump civil rape trial
Over two weeks of proceedings the court heard from E. Jean Carroll and two other women who claimed they had been sexually assaulted by Trump decades ago.
New York subway passenger died after ex-Marine put him in chokehold
Jordan Neely was known to some New Yorkers as a Michael Jackson impersonator who regularly danced in the Times Square transit hub.
Woman tells civil trial that Trump sexually assaulted her in late 1970s
Jessica Leeds was called to testify by lawyers for E. Jean Carroll, who has brought a rape and defamation lawsuit against Trump.
Ed Sheeran sings and plays guitar on witness stand in Marvin Gaye copyright case
Sheeran’s song Thinking Out Loud is accused of violating the copyright of Gaye’s Let’s Get It On.
Lawyer claims to have ‘smoking gun proof’ Ed Sheeran copied Marvin Gaye song
The lawyer was referencing footage of Sheeran flipping between ‘Thinking out Loud’ and ‘Let’s Get It On’.
Sligo end Fairytale of New York and advance to first Connacht final since 2015
Elsewhere, Antrim and Dublin shared the spoils in their Leinster senior hurling championship opener.
'A very special group' - One school team with graduates to Tipp, Munster and New York
It’s a big sporting weekend for Alan Tynan, Fineen Wycherley and Robert Wharton.
The Journal's Redacted Lives wins silver at New York Festivals Radio Awards
The awards have celebrated broadcasting excellence since 1957.
Trump to testify under oath in New York fraud lawsuit
The civil case accuses the former president and three of his children of lying to tax collectors, lenders and insurers for years.
Harvey Weinstein returns to New York prison system after spending nearly two years in LA jail
The disgraced Hollywood producer will be housed at the Mohawk Correctional Facility in Rome, New York.
New York City appoints rat tsar for ‘wholesale slaughter’ of rodent pests
Former primary school teacher Kathleen Corradi will be known as the ‘director of rodent mitigation’.
'Organised chaos, Ma'am, but so organised' - The bigger picture of New York's historic win
New York GAA prepares for a special homecoming
Hurling stars, schools rugby and county football - New York's GAA history makers
A Connacht semi-final against Sligo awaits after Saturday’s win over Leitrim.
New York shock Leitrim on penalties for first-ever Connacht Championship win
New York won 2-0 on penalties after a 0-15 draw in the Bronx.