Daniel Day Lewis visiting the proposed site of the Wicklow HospiceRTE

Today's top Irish news stories:

Daniel Day-Lewis threatens ‘armed rebellion’ if hospice does not go ahead

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has refused to green light a proposed hospice backed by Daniel Day-Lewis in his home area of Wicklow. Day-Lewis said a refusal to go ahead could lead to an “armed rebellion”…READ MORE



Confusion as abortion takes place in Ireland at Dublin maternity hospital

Various news outlets have reported that that first ever fully legal abortion had taken place in Ireland under new legislation passed recently by the Irish houses of parliament. However the Health Service Executive (HSE) has released a statement pointing out that the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Act "has not yet commenced"…READ MORE


Cork man emerges from coma after savage Boston attack

An Irish immigrant has emerged from a coma in Boston after he was the victim of a vicious street assault in his neighborhood, in which he was robbed…READ MORE



Irish police to question Slane teenager in coming days as new video emerges

Police in Ireland are expected to formally interview the teenager involved in viral sex act photos at Slane concert last Saturday, over the coming days….READ MORE



Attorney is still haunted by Casey Anthony’s case and Caylee’s murder

Jose Baez, the attorney who successfully defended Casey Anthony, has made some new revelations in the paperback version of his New York Times bestseller Presumed Guilty…READ MORE