Today's Irish news roundup, August 22th, 2013
Check out what Irish news stories are getting IrishCentral readers' attention today
Today's top Irish news stories:
A schoolgirl has been hospitalized after photos of her performing a sexual act on a man at a concert went viral online. Dubbed ‘Slane girl’ online, the 17-year-old is distraught after thousands of internet users shared images of her taken in broad daylight at the Slane concert last weekend…READ MORE
A Dublin grandmother has been jailed six weeks after her sister tragically died. Catherine Teeling, 64, has been jailed for non-payment of €4,000 worth of fines dating back years…READ MORE
In February 2013 Pope Benedict became the first Pontiff in 600 years to retire from his position. His explanation is “God told me to."..READ MORE
Fourteen adult students in Molloy College's Irish Studies Institute have just completed a research seminar in Ancient Irish Genealogy during which they identified their ancient finte (extended families), clanna (‘clans’), tuatha (‘peoples’), ancestor-heroes, origin legends, history of their ancestral kinships, and rights and privileges under Brehon law. In some cases, these researchers were also able to identify their ancestors’ pre-Christian ancestor-gods…READ MORE
Ireland’s last traditional matchmaker has proved he still has his magic touch after conjuring up almost 300 successful introductions in the past year. Many were English people seeking Irish lovers…READ MORE
- The New York Times questions Ireland’s highly-p
- Megyn Kelly says Santa and Jesus are white,...
- Irish outrage over NY Times pigeon-eating...
- Gay wedding cakes latest target of anti-gay...
- Racist incidents in Ireland up by 85 percent...
- Bah! Humbug! The ten worst things about Christm
- Spanish judge slams Ryanair’s sexist air...
- Irish radio presenter suspended after anti-Isra
- Offensive NFL sign outside restaurant just...
- How the Irish celebrate Christmas has changed...
Jesus is a myth, so you can paint him any color you want. The whites want Jesus to look like them, so they paint him white. If blacks want a black JeGay wedding cakes latest target of anti-gay bigots
I am sick of gays whining about 'they are being mean to me'. Go to another bakery - there are dozens!Irish radio presenter suspended after anti-Israeli comments aired on show
It amazes me of the ignorance of Irish comments & the short memory ,or lack of memory of the islamic terrorists throughout European history.Its iMegyn Kelly says Santa and Jesus are white, get used to it (VIDEO)
A tempest in a tea pot. "At this point, what difference does it make?"