Today's Irish news roundup, August 28th, 2013
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Today's top Irish news stories:
Father of Michaella McCollum Connolly’s co-accused wants girls to plead guilty
The father of the Irish drug mule Michaella McCollum Connolly’s co-accused has pleaded with the women to tell the truth and plead guilty. Billy Reid, whose daughter Melissa is locked up with Co. Tyrone hostess Michaella, 20, has said he doesn’t fully believe the girls story...READ MORE
The Jersey girl was fretting about her packing. With friends consulting, while driving her mother and father near daft, she managed two suitcases and one massive carry-on bag in the end…READ MORE
A former Enterprise Ireland employee is suing the government agency claiming it discriminates against American citizens…READ MORE
The family of Jean McConville, the woman abducted, murdered and secretly buried by the IRA more than 40 years ago will sue the Police Force of Northen Ireland (PSNI) and the British government…READ MORE
Fr. Sean Mc Manus, President of the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus, has been chosen to serve on the World Peace Awarding Council (WPPAC). The Council consists of twelve international and interfaith members…READ MORE
- Gay teacher fired from Catholic school after...
- Nelson Mandela once considered a terrorist...
- Racist incidents in Ireland up by 85 percent...
- Nelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning.
- Unionists regret US envoy Haass’ call for...
- Irish radio presenter suspended after anti-Isra
- Top ten negative terms used to describe Irish...
- Hollywood star Gabriel Byrne brands new Pope...
- Photo shows Irish revolutionaries three years...
- Bono, Gerry Adams, President Higgins all...
This piece is even childish for you if that's possible.Sarah Palin is saving Christmas
War on Christmas? If you are talking about keeping church and state separate, then we atheists are "declaring war." You have your homes, yAn open letter in strong defence of capitalism to Pope Francis
Kevin, you obviously did not even read what the Pope actually said! If you want to write an open letter to the Pope at least have your facts right. HAn open letter in strong defence of capitalism to Pope Francis
Fr. Sirico tried to put some lipstick on this, strongly suggesting that everyone read the entire document. What many find offensive is the pejorative