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  1. Famous Dublin landmark store Clerys shuts abruptly

    Famous Dublin landmark store Clerys shuts abruptly

    Clerys department store on O’Connell Street in Dublin shut its doors abruptly after the business was sold to Natrium Ltd by Gordon Brothers in Boston for an undisclosed price. The Dublin store was a landmark since it opened it’s doors in 1924. Many Dubliners met friends under the famous Clerys Clock outside the main door, it was a connecting point in the city. There is much upset over the sudden closing and many are looking for answers. There was estimated to be a loss of 456 jobs.      

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  2. Mass planned in memory of the young people who lost their lives and the survivors of the tragedy in Berkeley

    Mass planned in memory of the young people who lost their lives and the survivors of the tragedy in Berkeley

    The Irish Pastoral Center and the Irish International Immigrant Center is holding a Mass of Remembrance for the Irish students who lost their lives when a balcony collapsed during a party last week in Berkeley, California. The service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday June 22, at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, followed by a reception where social workers will be available. A book of condolence will be available to sign before the Mass, but those unable to attend may also sign it at the Irish Consulate in Boston. Our condolences and prayers are with the families of...

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  3. Join us this Thursday June 18th for our Website Re-launch and Networking event!

    Join us this Thursday June 18th for our Website Re-launch and Networking event!

    Irish Network Boston is delighted to announce our new website and member center. Our site has been completely redesigned and overhauled with the needs and interests of our members at the forefront of our efforts. The new site will serve as a comprehensive information portal and member resource center. To celebrate, on Thursday June 18th we will be having a website re-launch event, from 5:30pm -7:30pm, at Bostonia Public House, at the corner of State Street and Broad Street in Boston.  Please join us!  For more information, please visit  http://www.irishnetworkboston.net/events/third-thursday-and-in-website-relaunch/ Here are some highlights of our new site: New member information...

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  4. First Global Irish Civic Forum meets in Dublin- IN Boston to Play Key Role

    First Global Irish Civic Forum meets in Dublin- IN Boston to Play Key Role

    Continuing a tradition of strong advocacy on behalf of the Irish Diaspora, Irish Network Boston (IN Boston) will participate in a 2-day forum in Dublin, Ireland.  Some 200 delegates from 17 countries across the globe will descend upon Dublin Castle to attend the Global Irish Civic Forum on Wednesday June 3rd and Thursday June 4th.  IN Boston will be represented by the organization’s President, Attorney Sean P. Moynihan. “We are thrilled to be participating in the Global Irish Civic Forum.  Our key charge is to leverage existing and foster new economic, cultural, educational, art and sporting links between Ireland and the...

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