Today's Irish news roundup
Check out what Irish news stories are getting IrishCentral readers' attention today
Today's top Irish news stories:
Irish woman Samantha Power to be named as U.S. Ambassador to UN by President Obama
Dublin-born Samantha Power will be named United States Ambassador to the United Nations by President Barack Obama.Power will be officially appointed to her new position on Wednesday, according to reports...READ MORE
Fake villages will greet President Obama and other G8 world leaders in Fermanagh
When the G8 world leaders fly into Northern Ireland for their major summit there on June 17, they will see a vista of progress that has been created to deceive them...READ MORE
Irish American woman in Chicago goes public after being raped, beaten and robbed in broad daylight - VIDEO
Twenty-two-year-old Alexandra Clarke has spoken out about her sexual assault in the hope that the men who attacked her in the middle of the day in Chicago will be captured and to raise awareness of violent crime...READ MORE
Anger as Toronto’s Irish famine park closed to visitors for three years
Irish in Toronto are upset that Ireland Park, Toronto’s famine memorial, has been closed since 2010 despite constant promises from the authorities to re-open it...READ MORE
Irish government gives 4,000 reasons Gabriel Byrne was wrong about The Gathering Ireland 2013
The Gathering Ireland 2013 was billed as the biggest ever tourism initiative, with $6.5 million in Irish Government investment, and an aim to generate an extra 325,000 visitors creating $222 million in revenue...READ MORE
- Notre Dame sues federal government again...
- Irish university suspends Legion of Mary...
- Unionists regret US envoy Haass’ call for...
- Caroline Kennedy “selfie” in Japan reveals...
- Top ten worst ever Irish Christmas gifts,...
- 4,000 Irish social welfare letters encourage...
- Irish radio presenter suspended after anti-Isra
- Address by Nelson Mandela to Joint Houses...
- Pope Francis calls capitalism “new tyranny”...
- Married priests could well be Pope Francis'...
"I have never met an irish teenager or 20 something that could have a conversation in Irish." And many American teenagers can only speak SpSmithwick inquiry finds Irish police may have colluded in two IRA murders
Not true that the burden of proof in a Tribunal of Enquiry is lighter than that of Civil Court…the term ‘burden of proof’ describesNelson Mandela showed us all what could be when good men rule
Teadoir You are right, the two faced very different challenges. Dr. King, a member of a minority race, struggled non violently for the rights of his pIrish university suspends Legion of Mary for anti-gay literature
So asking people to reconsider their opinions somehow "impedes" them? This is the glorious state of free speech in Ireland: that you can say