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What you’re missing…Irish Echo

February 17, 2011

By Staff Reporter

AMERICA: Boston millionaire and Irish passport-holder stands trial in Atlanta for the 1987 murder of his estranged wife, reports Ailbhe Jordan.

It helps to know your policy inside and out, argues Jill Sheehy. (Second of two parts on navigating the health care system.)

The Adams fundraising impasse continues, reports Ray O’Hanlon.

Plus all the latest on the ILIR campaign.


New Yorker Larry “the Chef” Zaitschek has begun a legal challenge against the Public Prosecution Service in Belfast, reports Anne Cadwallader.

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Anne Cadwallader says that Sinn Fein’s leaders saw off murmurings of dissent at the party’s ard fheis.


Our reliance on the English language can hurt us in the end, says columnist Terry Golway

Plus readers’ letters.


Echo Careers by Niall Stanage, and The Ticker, business news compiled by Niall Stanage.


The Buzz: by Eileen Murphy, find out what’s happening before it happens.

Earle Hitchner lauds Lunasa’s latest.

Lucy McDiarmid, author of “The Irish Art of Controversy,” answers Pageturner’s questions.

Regulars: New & Noteworthy by Eileen Murphy on George, Brad and more.

An Tiogar Ceilteach (A Single Girl’s Adventures in Manhattan) by Elaine Ni Bhraonain; Cairdeas/Friendship

Ask Molly: This week Molly tackles comfortable mothers-in-law, clingy girlfriends, why married men are off-limits.

Orla’s Diary by Orla Maguire

Echo Crossword by Ann Higgins Petz

Plus complete Echo Listings with Tristate and National Events.


In the latest of his World Cup player profiles, Jay Mwamba looks at Ghana’s midfielder Stephen Appiah.

Dave Hannigan recalls Patrick O’Connell who captained Manchester United, managed Barcelona and died virtually forgotten in London in 1959.

Also regular columnists Joe Behan/Soccer Scene, Sean Creedon/ Sports Desk, Jay Mwamba on the Golden Gloves, and John Manley on golf.

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