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11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Celebrate Halfway to St. Patrick's Day with The Young Dubliners

September may seem like an odd time to think about St. Patrick's Day. However, the 17th of the month makrs the halfway point to St. Patrick's Day.

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17 hrs ago | The New York Observer

Hooray! Gays Can March in St. Pat's Parade for First Time

The St. Patrick's Day parade next year will be unlike any other in New York's history, which is saying something for an institution that is older than the republic itself. For the first time, a group of gays and lesbians will march as an organization, behind its own banner.

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21 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Pleasant Hill: Father Brian Joyce retires after 26 years leading parish

Days before his retirement from Christ the King, the Rev. Brian Joyce sits in the office he's had for 26 years, with half-packed boxes, empty shelves and wrapped gifts of housewares for his future Alameda parish digs.

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Yesterday | The Irish World Newspaper

Raise a glass with our new Tullamore D.E.W. ambassador

'A Taste and a Thirst' with Eimear Kelleher - Local Brand Ambassador for Tullamore D.E.W. Eimear is Dublin-born and Brooklyn-living and is dedicated to unearthing all the finer things in life. Her new series of pub reviews and previews for the Irish World begins with a special invitation.

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Yesterday | River Front Times

The 5 Best Oktoberfest Celebrations in St. Louis This Fall

One of the great things about St. Louis is its history. We can celebrate Mardi Gras with the best of them thanks to our French roots, but St. Louis also had a large amount of German immigrants in the nineteenth century .

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Jersey Journal

N.J. pub named best craft beer bar in Northeast

A bartender at the Cloverleaf Tavern wears a green wig for St. Patrick's Day as she pours a pint of Guinness for a customer in this 2004 file photo. (Tony Kurdzuk For the second year in a row, a Caldwell bar has been voted as one of the best beer bars in the country.

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Wisconsin Gazette

Gay group is in, Catholic League is out of NYC St. Pat's Parade

The Catholic League says it will sit out next year's St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York because event organizers aren't letting an anti-abortion group march. The group, formally known as the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, has been marching for 20 years, said its president, Bill Donohue.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Manchester festival marks being half way to St. Patrick's Day

Celtic Festival participants enjoy the sights and sounds behind the Wild Rover Pub on Sunday in Manchester.

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RedState

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick's (Arizona-01) campaign float spurns American flag for Mexican one.

Come, I will conceal nothing from you: being of sound Boston Irish Catholic stock, I am quite familiar with the idea that a politician might think it prudent to use more than the American flag in a campaign display. Is it pandering? Of course it's pandering: but it's not pernicious .

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Seattle Gay News

Dispute over decency - Religious radicals are marketers of...

If your Christian parents throw you out of the house for being Gay, and they cite Scripture, it is probably St. Paul, specifically 1 Corinthians 6:9-10, 'Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.' Regarding the reference to homosexuality, Bible Gateway explains, 'The two Greek terms translated by this phrase refer to the passive and active partners in consensual homosexual acts.'

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Religion News Service

Catholic League drops out of St. Patrick's Day parade over row about gays

William Donohue of the Catholic League announced that his organization would not take part in next year's popular celebration of Irish-American culture, New York's St. Patrick's Day parade. Photo by Patrick Novecosky/Legatus, courtesy of Catholic League NEW YORK After organizers agreed to allow a gay and lesbian group to march, William Donohue of the Catholic League announced that his organization would not take part in next year's popular celebration of Irish-American culture, New York's St. Patrick's Day parade.

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Christian Newswire

We Will Not March

Bill Donohue issued the following remarks: The Catholic League, which has marched in New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade for 20 years, will not do so in 2015. Prior to the announcement that a gay group would march under its own banner in the 2015 parade, I was consulted by parade organizers about their plans.

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KVOX-FM Fargo

NDSU's Gold Star Marching Band to perform in Ireland

NDSU'S Gold Star Marching Band has been invited to perform in the St. Patrick's Day parade in Dublin, Ireland next Spring.

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Independent.ie

10 Things to Know about Ian Paisley

Former NI first minister Ian Paisley died today, aged 88. We look at ten of the key points in his public life. 1. Ian Richard Kyle Paisley was born on the 6th of April 1926 in Armagh and was brought up in Ballymena, County Antrim.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Morning Call

Feel the Irish at McCarthy's Red Stag Pub

Head to McCarthy's Red Stag Pub and Whiskey Bar 4-10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, for a combination "Halfway to St. Patrick's Day" and "Celtic Classic Kick-off" celebration.

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Towleroad

LGBT Irish Groups Apply For St. Patrick's Day Parade Inclusion, Bill Donohue to Boycott Next Year

Controversy continues over New York's St. Patrick's Day Parade's policies, and one group is not taking 'no' for an answer. Yesterday morning, Irish LGBT groups held a press conference on the steps of the New York Public Library.

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CBS Local

Catholic League Says It Will Not March In 2015 St. Patrick's Day Parade

A week after Organizers of the NYC St. Patrick's Day parade announced that they are ending a ban and allowing a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time, the president of the Catholic League said his group will not march in the parade. Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, said the decision was based on not having a pro-life group march and issued the following statement Thursday: "Prior to the announcement that a gay group would march under its own banner in the 2015 parade, I was consulted by parade organizers about their plans.

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MLive.com

Michigan's Best: What makes Quinn and Tuite's the most popular pub in Grand Rapids?

As the countdown to St. Patrick's Day clock ticked behind them, Charlie Cochrane, left, Charlie Lerg, Jamie Billman, and Josh Gifford enjoyed happy hour at Quinn and Tuite's Irish bar at 1535 Plainfield NE. "St. Patrick's Day is a holiday you have to warm up to.

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The Memphis Flyer

A Russell George Memorial Benefit for Church Health Center at Earnestine & Hazel's

Russell George was beloved - a prince among Memphis tavern owners. He operated Murphy's Irish Pub on Madison Avenue for years before leaving it in the early 1990s to try something new in the still mostly abandoned South Main district, across from the train station.

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OregonLive.com

Celebrate 'Halfway to St. Patrick's Day' with 11 different McMenamins parties

Happy halfway to St. Patrick's Day! Yes, this weekend marks the halfway mark to our favorite Irish holiday , and the folks at McMenamins are pulling out all the stops to celebrate. By my calculations the official halfway mark to St. Patrick's Day isn't until Monday, Sept.

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