Today's Irish news roundup
Check out what Irish news stories are getting IrishCentral readers' attention today
Today's top Irish news stories:
Gay marriage has been defeated in Northern Ireland following a block vote of major Unionist parties against it.
Sinn Fein introduced the bill in the Northern Irish Assembly and had the backing of the SDLP the other main nationalist party, the Alliance Party, and the Green Party...READ MORE
The Irish community in New York stepped out to support Jane Richard, the seven-year-old from Dorchester who lost a leg in the Boston marathon bombings. The April 12th terrorist attack also claimed the life of her eight-year-old brother Martin and seriously injured her mother Denise...READ MORE
Hundreds of Irish people stand to inherit millions of British pounds according to the British Treasury, which keeps a list of unclaimed estates. The largest unclaimed case is that of an Irish woman who left an estate worth $12.3 million in London...READ MORE
Jason Collins, who made history this week by becoming the first pro sportsman to come out as gay, has credited Congressman Joe Kennedy III for helping him to make his historic decision...READ MORE
Although some say money cannot buy you happiness, it can put you on a path to U.S. citizenship for a price tag of $500,000.
Through the EB-5 visa program foreigners can earn a green card granting them permanent residency – and a path to citizenship – in return for investing at least $500,000 in an American business that creates at least 10 jobs...READ MORE
- Gay teacher fired from Catholic school after...
- Nelson Mandela once considered a terrorist...
- Nelson Mandela was against IRA decommissioning.
- Racist incidents in Ireland up by 85 percent...
- Unionists regret US envoy Haass’ call for...
- Irish radio presenter suspended after anti-Isra
- Hollywood star Gabriel Byrne brands new Pope...
- Irish students told “No Irish Need Apply”...
- Top ten negative terms used to describe Irish...
- Website attracts 80,000 Irish people ready...
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PhlutiePhan: "Civil Unions" do NOT afford ALL THE SAME RIGHTS & PROTECTIONS under the law, that MARRIAGE affords....and it costs out theGay teacher fired from Catholic school after applying for same-sex marriage license
they were alright (supposedly) with him being gay and being in a COMMITTED relationship....he & his partner already had a "civil union"