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  • proper n. A male given name.


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  • Born in Ireland and having spent twenty-five years in the U. S. Navy with the first name Cathal, Flynn liked to be called “Irish.”

    The interview that rocked my Sunday. Part Two

  • Navy with the first name Cathal, Flynn liked to be called “Irish.”

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • The festive meal, which included smoked mackerel salad with wild garlic, dandelion greens and pickled fennel, was prepared with authentic ingredients and the help of Irish chef Cathal Armstrong.

    Dirt on an Archaeology Gala

  • Cathal McNaughton/Reuters PASSING BY: A man walked past a burnt-out bus after rioting in Newtownabbey on the outskirts of Belfast Wednesday.

    Photos of the Day: Oct. 27

  • /Cathal McNaughton/Reuters Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen Late Tuesday, the government doubled the amount of the budget cuts it intends to make between 2011 and 2014, from € 7.5 billion to € 15 billion.

    Irish Premier Admits Cuts Will Hit Growth

  • Cathal Ó Searcaigh, one of two Irish-language poets included and several of whose pieces are translated by Seamus Heaney, frequently celebrates home through the possibilities of other places see the excellent poem to Jack Kerouac.

    Poetry: in brief – reviews

  • My mother had been sick for four days now and was lying there maybe frightened, and I wondered if she had reached out her hand to Cathal and if they had held hands in the hospital, if they had actually grown close enough for that.

    The Empty Family

  • Cathal was four then, but in his mind he was older.

    The Empty Family

  • I regretted how little she knew about me, as she, too, must have regretted that, although she never complained or mentioned it, except perhaps to Cathal, and he told no one anything.

    The Empty Family

  • I remember that nobody listened to us or smiled when they saw us, either of us, not even Cathal, who, before and after this event, was greatly loved and wanted by people who came across him.

    The Empty Family


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