Today's Irish news roundup, August 23th, 2013
Check out what Irish news stories are getting IrishCentral readers' attention today
Today's top Irish news stories:
Daniel Day-Lewis threatens ‘armed rebellion’ if hospice does not go ahead
The Health Service Executive (HSE) has refused to green light a proposed hospice backed by Daniel Day-Lewis in his home area of Wicklow. Day-Lewis said a refusal to go ahead could lead to an “armed rebellion”…READ MORE
Various news outlets have reported that that first ever fully legal abortion had taken place in Ireland under new legislation passed recently by the Irish houses of parliament. However the Health Service Executive (HSE) has released a statement pointing out that the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Act "has not yet commenced"…READ MORE
An Irish immigrant has emerged from a coma in Boston after he was the victim of a vicious street assault in his neighborhood, in which he was robbed…READ MORE
Police in Ireland are expected to formally interview the teenager involved in viral sex act photos at Slane concert last Saturday, over the coming days….READ MORE
Jose Baez, the attorney who successfully defended Casey Anthony, has made some new revelations in the paperback version of his New York Times bestseller Presumed Guilty…READ MORE
- An open letter in strong defence of capitalism.
- Sarah Palin is saving Christmas
- Racist incidents in Ireland up by 85 percent...
- Gay teacher fired from Catholic school after...
- Irish drugs mule to escape full trial and...
- Virginia governor slammed by doctor over...
- Top Christmas Irish ads that will be bring...
- Nelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning.
- Irish radio presenter suspended after anti-Isra
- Hollywood star Gabriel Byrne brands new Pope...
I wonder if the Governor of Virginia put up similar protests on behalf of his constituents when the slave trade was outlawed everywhere else but his mGay teacher fired from Catholic school after applying for same-sex marriage license
Stevenstar , I live in Ireland and I can emphatically say that 75% of Irish people do NOT believe in gay "marriage " . The idea is regardedNelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning its arms during 2000 talks
You're right, Fergananim, about Americans not grasping the Irish weariness with IRA activities into the late 20th century. Americans find the idea ofAn open letter in strong defence of capitalism to Pope Francis
Yes, capitalism is very good at providing an abundance of low value items such as food and electronics, just so long as the State (the nation) provide