Today's Irish news roundup
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Today's top Irish newsstories:
Police have arrested a man for setting fire to an American flag outside a Midtown Manhattan Irish pub over the July 4th holidays. The flag had been raised to honor America after the Irish owner of the bar Pete Doherty obtained American citizenship…READ MORE
Marcy Cruz sentenced to 22-years in prison for Chicago attack that left Natasha McShane close to death
Marcy Cruz (28), the woman who drove the getaway car on the night Irish exchange student Natasha McShane and her friend Stacy Jurich were beaten, has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to 22-years in prison…READ MORE
In Boston 10,000 undocumented Irish wait anxiously for news on immigration bill
Niall O’Dowd in Boston: Father John McCarthy is the emigrant chaplain at St. Brendan’s parish in Dorchester, a Boston neighborhood. He has been on loan for more years that he cares to remember from the diocese of Limerick…READ MORE
Dublin’s famed Croke Park will play host to an American collegiate football game in 2014, confirmed the Irish Times on Tuesday July 10th…READ MORE
Irish leader Enda Kenny has described the killing of two elderly brothers in his home town of Castlebar, County Mayo, as an “act of savagery.”…READ MORE
- Nelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning.
- Irish students told “No Irish Need Apply”...
- Racist incidents in Ireland up by 85 percent...
- Bill O’Reilly slams Nelson Mandela as an...
- Hollywood star Gabriel Byrne brands new Pope...
- Unionists regret US envoy Haass’ call for...
- Top ten negative terms used to describe Irish...
- Are the Celts one of the ten lost tribes...
- Married priests could well be Pope Francis'...
- Irish radio presenter suspended after anti-Isra
Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is prohibited by law and charters of rights in many countries. Those who discriminate based on raceGay teacher fired from Catholic school after applying for same-sex marriage license
I made two similar and reasoned comments on this topic - why has Irish central begun to boycott me - again?Gay teacher fired from Catholic school after applying for same-sex marriage license
I agree with the school, too: tolerance is different from breaking the contract.Nelson Mandela once considered a terrorist by many Irish political leaders
I remember him as a terrorist who was jailed for being a terrorist.