A round up of top Irish news - April 27
The top five most read stories on IrishCentral today
Brooklyn resident Aoibheann Sweeney gave birth to her son in the back of a livery cab at 51st Street and Seventh Avenue.
Sweeney and her Irish-born partner Inez Murray had been racing to make it to Roosevelt Hospital on Wednesday last for the birth of their second child....READ MORE
Having survived January's shooting in Tucson US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, along with President Barack Obama, will attend the Endeavour shuttle's final launch in Florida on Friday. Doctors have given Giffords the go ahead to be present to see her husband, the commander of the shuttle launch tomorrow.
When Giffords was told by her doctors that she would be able to attend she responded with "Awesome"....READ MORE
February 17,2008 was a regular Sunday outing for Irish American married couple Barbara and Raymond Sheehan. They drove to Connecticut from their Howard Beach home in Queens to watch their son play football, cook for him and deliver fresh laundry.
In the car on the way back home, the retired police sergeant punched his wife’s face and broke her nose...READ MORE
Millions of Americans will watch as the new royal bride Kate Middleton walks down the aisle at Westminister Abbey on Friday. All with a keen eye on what the top secret wedding dress will look like and who is responsible for the design.
One particular set of eyes that are sure to be transfixed on every detail of the closely guarded wedding gown debut will be that of Irish born designer Don O'Neill....READ MORE
Yesterday President Obama found himself reluctantly releasing his own long form birth certificate to refocus the public - and worse, the US media's - attention away from the wingnut conspiracy theory that had distracted the nation.
On hearing this Donald Trump decided he had reason to be proud of himself for forcing the president's hand. In fact, he said he was 'honored' by it....READ MORE
- An open letter in strong defence of capitalism.
- Racist incidents in Ireland up by 85 percent...
- Gay teacher fired from Catholic school after...
- Sarah Palin is saving Christmas
- Nelson Mandela once considered a terrorist...
- Irish drugs mule to escape full trial and...
- Virginia governor slammed by doctor over...
- Hollywood star Gabriel Byrne brands new Pope...
- Nelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning.
- Top Christmas Irish ads that will be bring...
Ah! There goes the Gutter hate mongering O'Doherty again. I guess It's the season to spread Hate for some. His misery is very unattractive. Merry ChSarah Palin is saving Christmas
Ooops, sounds like another attack on a women. F/XSarah Palin is saving Christmas
Angry Sarah Palin is setting herself up as the Atheist Finder General. Will she hold agnostic trials and condemn non-believers? What happens to peoplAn open letter in strong defence of capitalism to Pope Francis
Capitalism replaced the Catholic Church's system of Surf, War Lords, and the Church.