Today's Irish news roundup
Check out what news stories are getting IrishCentral readers' attention today
Top Irish news stories:
Public outcry and further debate has erupted over abortion in Ireland since the death of 17-week pregnant Savita Halappanavar in Galway. The 31-year-old first time mother died of septic shock having suffered a miscarriage. The doctors stated they could not abort her pregnancy due to the current Irish laws...READ MORE
Hurricane Sandy did her best to destroy the Rockaways, but the island’s fighting Irish spirit has come to the fore as Debbie McGoldrick discovered while meeting with the locals on Sunday...READ MORE
A Catholic nun has been charged with the “systematic” abuse of seven schoolgirls in the 1970s. Sister Mary Teresa Grogan has denied the 63 counts of indecent assault put to her...READ MORE
President Obama has stated that he expects to see an immigration reform bill introduced in Congress “very soon” after his inauguration in January. He was speaking at a press conference on Wednesday...READ MORE
President of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan has announced that the Church will not comply with Barack Obama’s administration's requirement, that most employers should supply health insurance, including birth control...READ MORE
- Notre Dame sues federal government again...
- Caroline Kennedy “selfie” in Japan reveals...
- Unionists regret US envoy Haass’ call for...
- Ireland wins top spot on Forbes’ Best Countries
- Smithwick inquiry finds Irish police may...
- Irish radio presenter suspended after anti-Isra
- Married priests could well be Pope Francis'...
- Why Ireland needs to give its emigrants a...
- Pope Francis calls capitalism “new tyranny”...
- Cork mother grieves for husband, son and...
Gimme the pennies. The rest looks like rubbish the Yanks would design.Married priests could well be Pope Francis' legacy, says Irish theologian
What is "intrinsically evil" is denigrating people based on their choice of who to love. Most civilized countries entrench freedom from diIrish university suspends Legion of Mary for anti-gay literature
A proper decision to suspend such an intolerant organization.Notre Dame sues federal government again over birth control
Contraception - a very useful approach to family planning and enabling women to choose. Abortion - a very useful choice for women who do not want to c