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Traditional Irish Recipes To Try This St. Patrick's Day

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Families of victims of Bloody Sunday, in which 13 unarmed protesters were killed in 1972, marched before the prosecutor's announced charges against a former British paratrooper. Liam McBurney/AP hide caption

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Fernando LaFuente did not learn of his death until this week, days after his former team falsely reported it to the Leinster Senior Football League Nicolò Campo/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters gathered Wednesday in Dublin to denounce the Irish legal system's treatment of women who said they had been sexually assaulted. Niall Carson/PA Images via Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters celebrate the result of the May 25 referendum in which voters backed the repeal of Ireland's abortion law. The country's health minister predicts the services will be free when they're offered in 2019. Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters hide caption

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Pope Francis arrives as people gather for the Mass in Phoenix Park on Sunday in Dublin. Matt Cardy/Getty Images hide caption

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Pope Ends Visit To A Disillusioned Ireland, Where Church Authority Has Plunged

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Pope Francis arrived at Dublin Airport on Saturday, the first visit by a Pope since John Paul II's in 1979. He is expected to have private meetings with victims of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy. Charles McQuillan/Getty Images hide caption

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Pope Francis holds his weekly general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday. Pressure is mounting on the pontiff as more and more church sexual abuse scandals unfold around the world. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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Pope Francis Visits Ireland Amid Church Scandals Across The World

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Activist group Solidarity with Repeal holds a rally calling for abortion rights outside Belfast City Hall last week in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The rally follows Ireland's vote to repeal a constitutional ban on abortion. Charles McQuillan/Getty Images hide caption

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Ireland Voted To Allow Abortion. But It's Still Strictly Banned In Northern Ireland

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Demonstrators gather in Dublin on Saturday, awaiting the final results of Ireland's referendum on abortion. Ultimately, Irish voters backed repeal of the ban — but, as evidenced by their signs, those in favor of repeal were already thinking of what may happen next in Northern Ireland. Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters of Friday's referendum to repeal Ireland's abortion ban gathered at Dublin Castle on Saturday. Voters overwhelmingly chose to lift abortion restrictions by changing the country's constitution. Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption

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