Today's Irish news roundup
Check out what news stories are getting IrishCentral readers' attention today
Here's the top Irish news stories on IrishCentral today:
Irish historian discovers that Abraham Lincoln donated to Ireland during the Great Famine
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was one of 15,000 people worldwide to donate money to Ireland during the Great Irish Famine…Read More.
Top Irish roots story
Ever curious about the Irish in America, our intrepid IrishCentral journalists took to the streets of New York to find out what people like most about the Irish…Read More.
Top Irish blogs
Niall O’Dowd: Requiem for Irish emigrant Jill Meagher -- the tragic loss of a wonderful young woman
I didn’t know Jill Meagher, the young Irish emigrant from the town of Drogheda found brutally raped and murdered in Australia, but I feel like I did…Read More.
Top Irish entertainment story
One Direction’s ‘Live While We’re Young’ beats out Justin Bieber’s YouTube record - VIDEO
One Direction have hit yet another massive milestone - dethroning fellow popstar Justin Bieber! The lads’ newest single ‘Live While We’re Young’ has become the most viewed single within 24 hours, beating out Bieber’s ‘Boyfriend’. ..Read More.
Top #Election2012 story
GOP VP candidate Paul Ryan buys hunting kit for his 10-year-old daughter
There is no question that Republican vice presidential running mate Paul Ryan appeals to the party's base, but when the Wisconsin Congressman was photographed in Cincinnati this week buying his 10-year-old daughter camouflage gear to go with with the high powered rifle he got her last Christmas, many political pundits expressed their distaste…Read More.
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Pope Benedict is the real hero ; grasping the nettle to eliminate the " filth " which had entered the Church. BothIrish students told “No Irish Need Apply” to Chicago for summer 2014
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