Buttons said to be on Michael Collins when he died have been auctioned

Here's the top Irish news stories on IrishCentral today:

Top Irish roots story:






Senator David Norris believes IRA hero Michael Collins may have been gay

Former Irish presidential candidate, David Norris, has claimed that revolutionary leader Michael Collins may have been a homosexual…READ MORE.


Top Irish News

Ireland’s first abortion clinic opens in Belfast despite opposition – POLL

The first abortion clinic on the island of Ireland has opened in Belfast. Women over the age of 16 will now be able to make appointments for abortion even though it remains illegal in the Irish Republic…READ MORE.


Top Irish entertainment story

“Seven Psychopaths” starring Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell to take box office by storm - VIDEO

Some people suspect psychopaths surround them, but writer Marty Faranan (Colin Farrell) knows it for a fact…READ MORE


Top Irish blog

Periscope: Catholicism fast becoming the dominant US religion new poll shows

Catholics are now the single biggest faith group in America at 22 per cent, according to the latest Pew research poll. The news will come as a positive boost to the American bishops who have endured massive negative publicity on child abuse cases these past few years…READ MORE.


Top Irish American story

Joseph P Kennedy III and Dr John Lahey recognized among top New England Irish honorees

The immigrant experience in America is about building a better tomorrow while giving back to society and to those who have helped us along the way. The driving force behind this endeavor is the pride of heritage brought to the US by new arrivals, a pride of heritage that is strong as it spans many generations and can touch countless lives…READ MORE.