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DNA solves mysteries of ancient Ireland

The early history of Ireland has long been shrouded in mystery. But a new study of the DNA of the ancient Irish has cast some light into the darkness. The first headline is that Ireland's first farmers originated in the Middle East. The second headline is that all those stone rings and tombs that we associate with Ireland appear to have nothing to do with the Celts.

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Global Hit

The World's Laura Lynch takes us to a pub in Dublin, Ireland, that's gone back to basics. Gone are the pool tables, televisions, and speakers turned up too loud. Patrons instead can enjoy their favorite brew with some old-fashioned entertainment -- local musicians playing traditional music.

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Mohammed Ali's Irish roots

Muhammed Ali was in Ireland today?tracing his family roots to the town of Ennis in Ireland. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Mark Nolan, Managing Director of the Dromoland Castle Hotel, where the boxing legend was a guest of honor at a fundraising banquet.

Conflict & Justice

In other soccer news

The World's William Troop tells anchor Jeb Sharp about a shocking incident of foul play on the soccer field � an incident that seems to have denied Ireland a place at the soccer World Cup.

Conflict & Justice

Accused Irish priests

An Irish government report detailed how the Roman Catholic hierarchy shielded pedophile priests, involving sending some to the US. Bishop-Accountability, is demanding to know where those priests are. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Terry McKiernan.

Conflict & Justice

Slovakian security surprise

Security at a Slovakian airport planted explosives in a passenger's luggage without his knowledge as part of an exercise. They didn't expect that the passenger would get through security and make it to his destination. The World's Carol Zall has more.

Arts, Culture & Media

The Swell Season

Czech musician Marketa Irglova is just 21 years old, but as one-half of the indie folk duo, The Swell Season, she already lists three albums, an Oscar, and two Grammy nominations among her many accomplishments.