Today's Irish news roundup


George Zimmerman's attorney Mark O'Mara speaking to the press


George Zimmerman’s defense lawyer Mark O’Mara reports death threat to police

Defense lawyer for George Zimmerman, Irish American Mark O’Mara has reported a death threat to the Orlando police...READ MORE



 Casey Anthony has piled on the pounds and plans to move to Costa Rica

America’s most hated woman, Casey Anthony, has apparently gained a heap of weight since she was acquitted of the murder of her toddler daughter Caylee...READ MORE




John McAreavey arrives at court to give evidence at the trial in the island's capital, Port LouisKey witness John McAreavey breaks down in Honeymoon murder trial

Irish widower John McAreavey, 27,  broke down in court describing the moment  he found his new bride strangled in their hotel room in Mauritius...READ MORE




One of the most famous of the Joyce clan is Irish author James JoyceJames Joyce - ten fascinating facts about the legendary Irish author

James Joyce is widely considered a national  treasure of Ireland. Known for such classics as “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man”  and “Dubliners”,  he will forever be inextricably linked to his master work “Ulysses”...READ MORE




Trainer Doug O'Neill talks with reporters at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., Tuesday, June 5, 2012. O'Neill is hoping his horse I'll Have Another will win the Triple Crown in Saturday's Belmont Stakes hDoug O’Neill says he’ll have another, and some Irish luck!

It's one of the most elusive prizes in all of sports, winning the three races that comprise thoroughbred racing’s coveted Triple Crown...READ MORE